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A champion of the working man has never yet been known to die of overwork.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Work
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.
~ Joseph Conrad | ( British novelist. ) | 1857-1924 | Work
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Work
quotes Division : Historians   
     
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
~ Emily Bronte | (British novelist and poet. ) | 1818-1848 | Work
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Work
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
~ W. H. Auden | ( Anglo American poet. ) | 1907-1973 | Work
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.
~ Paul VA!lery | (French poet, essayist, and philosopher. ) | 1871-1945 | Work
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Any startling piece of work has a subversive element in it, a delicious element often. Subversion is only disagreeable when it manifests in political or social activity. In what we call art, it's one of the most desirable characteristics of a piece of work.
~ Leonard Cohen | (Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter. ) | 1934-? | Work
quotes Division : Musicians and Composers   
     
At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Work
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Bodily labor alleviates the pains of the mind and from this arises the happiness of the poor.
~ FranA§ois de La Rochefoucauld | ( French writer. ) | 1613-1680 | Work
quotes Division : Russian writers   
     
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Work
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Work
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
Clearly the most unfortunate people are those who must do the same thing over and over again, every minute, or perhaps twenty to the minute. They deserve the shortest hours and the highest pay.
~ John Kenneth Galbraith | ( Canadian-American economist. ) | 1908-2007 | Work
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky | ( Russian writer of novels. ) | 1821-1881 | Work
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
~ Dale Carnegie | ( American writer. ) | 1888-1955 | Work
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Enjoying your work is essential. If your work becomes an expression of your own ideas, you will surely enjoy it.
~ Soichiro Honda | (Japanese industrialist ) | 1906 - 1991 | Work
quotes Division : Industrialists   
     
Every calling is great when greatly pursued.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Work
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Every man is the son of his own works.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Work
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Every man's work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Work
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Every noble work is at first impossible.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Work
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
~ James Russell Lowell | (American poet, critic and editor. ) | 1819-1891 | Work
quotes Division : Critics   
     

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