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By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.

Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.

Congenial labor is the secret of happiness.

Continuity of purpose is one of the most essential ingredients of happiness in the long run, and for most men this comes chiefly through their work.

Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.

Diligence is the mother of good luck, and God gives all things to industry. Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you may be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

Do your duty until it becomes your joy.

Don't be afraid of hard work.

Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work. That's what I have to say. The second is only a part of the first.

Duty is an icy shadow. It will freeze you. It cannot fill the heart's sanctuary.

Elbow grease is the best polish.

Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche.

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Every time a man unburdens his heart to a stranger he reaffirms the love that unites humanity.

Every woman is a human being-one cannot repeat that too often-and a human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.

Everybody undertakes what he sees another successful in, whether he has the aptitude for it or not.

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.

Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.

Exchange is creation.


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