Quotes: work

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
    Florence Scovel Shinn
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    Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
  • Sholem Aleichem
    Sholem Aleichem
    leading Yiddish author and playwright. 1859-1916
    Sholem Aleichem
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    A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not to be endured with patient resignation.
  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
    Publilius Syrus
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    At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work.
  • Ray Kroc
    Ray Kroc
    American businessman, founder McDonalds 1902-1984
    Ray Kroc
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    Creativity is a highfalutin word for the work I have to do between now and Tuesday.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
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    Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
  • Warren Bennis
    Warren Bennis
    American scholar, organizational consultant and author 1925-2014
    Warren Bennis
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    Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.
  • I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely.
  • Harry S. Truman
    Harry S. Truman
    American president 1884-1972
    Harry S. Truman
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    It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.
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