Work Quotes

In order to excel, you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept destructive criticism. Without 100 percent dedication, you won't be able to do this.

Mays, Willie

Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.

Livingstone, David

Only through dedicated work does a man fulfill himself.

William S. Carlson

Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.

Piers Anthony

Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.

Napoleon Hill

Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment.

Irving Babbitt

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work.

Muriel Spark

But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.

Niklaus Wirth

Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.

Arthur Keith

I was trying to write an autobiography using prints and patterns that reference emotional, psychological, and personal development in my work, as a person growing up, figuring out who I was. I used fabrics to stand in for occurrences.

Jim Hodges

To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.

Mary Oliver

Schaeffer gave me permission to work in the studio with a technician, but I've never worked with him.

Karlheinz Stockhausen

I broke down while at Oxford, was rejected by a record number of medical tribunals during the War, and finally got permission to leave Oxford and do civilian work till the War ended.

Leonard Alfred George Strong

A civil servant is sometimes like a broken cannon - it won't work and you can't fire it.

George S. Patton

There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling.

Elizabeth Dole
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