Quotes by works
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British Writer 1938-
A complete woman is probably not a very admirable creature. She is manipulative, uses other people to get her own way, and works within whatever system she is in.
William R. Alger
American writer 1822-1905
Words of love, are works of love.
Fred A. Allen
American comic 1894-1957
A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
The farmer works the soil. The agriculturalist works the farmer.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
Frustrated love has been the incentive for many great works.
American aviation pioneer and author 1897-1939
The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
British author of heroic fantasy 1948-2006
A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.Source: Quest For Lost Heroes (2011) 43
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
French writer 1754-1824
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
English artist and sculptor 1903-1975
My works are an imitation of my own past and present.
Francois René de Chateaubriand
French writer, politician, diplomat and historian 1768-1848
Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.
English poet 1795-1821
Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.
St. Augustine of Hippo
Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
American artist 1945-
There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives.