There is no substitute for hard work.
I do not know anyone who has gotten to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it will get you pretty near.
If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it.
Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win.
It's important to know that words don't move mountains. Work, exacting work moves mountains.
Behind every technological breakthrough there lies a dream. Behind every new product there lies a dream. Dreams create realities-- through hard work."
If hard work were really a virtue, then mules would be saints.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity.
Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.
We must all work together in order to save the environment and the world that we live in from further change.
If you want to achieve some really big and interesting goals, you have to learn to fall in love with hard work.
Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.
Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
What moves men of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough
A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.
žAm I going home to idleness? No, no. My feet and hands may be still, not so the mind--that has its aspirations yet, and it will work, for it has a law unto itself. Idleness is one thing, doing is another.Ó
Compassion is more important than intellect in calling forth the love that the work of peace needs, and intuition can often be a far more powerful searchlight than cold reason.
Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be
Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes, that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding.
Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be.
For me, the creation of a photograph is experienced as a heightened emotional response, most akin to poetry and music, each image the culmination of a compelling impulse I cannot deny. Whether working with a human figure or a still life, I am deeply aware of my spiritual connection with it. In my life, as in my work, I am motivated by a great yearning for balance and harmony beyond the realm of human experience, reaching for the essence of oneness with the Universe.
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.