I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.
It is not work that kills men, it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man that he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade.
Never again clutter your days or nights with so many menial and unimportant things that you have no time to accept a real challenge when it comes along. This applies to play as well as work. A day merely survived is no cause for celebration. You are not here to fritter away your precious hours when you have the ability to accomplish so much by making a slight change in your routine. No more busy work. No more hiding from success. Leave time, leave space, to grow. Now. Now! Not tomorrow!
A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open.
Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service.
You work the first eight hours of each day for survival. Anything after that is an investment.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around
Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime
The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.
Confidence is the result of hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
When I was young I observed that nine out of every ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.
Wrestling teaches you nothing comes easy. Nothing in life comes easy, so you have to work at it.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.
Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work.
The work is often deadly and boring, but it requires a keen intelligence, and the only way I can compete with large corporations is to treat my employees better, move them up faster, give them more money and put mirrors in the bathrooms.
Unlike a number of sensational writers, I do not want wish to convey the impression that there are witches at work on every corner of the land.
If we take the opinion of experts of that field and follow his advises there are every chances of accomplishing that work easily and without much problem. Therefore we should follow such a path that leads to happiness and where there is no fear of going astray.
The quickest way to kill the human spirit is to ask someone to do mediocre work.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
To get profit without risk, experience without danger, and reward without work, is as impossible as it is to live without being born.
You see, if you take pains and learn in order to get a reward, the work will seem hard; but when you work... if you love your work, you will find your reward in that.
The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles.