No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.
A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.
Towards the end of the race my helmet strap started to work loose and my helmet was lifting down the straights, which was pulling the strap tight against my throat and choking me. I had to drive one-handed for most of the time. I couldn't breathe very well. It was just more worrying than anything else. I was just slightly pulling it down to get more air in.
Nerves provide me with energy. They work for me. It's when I don't have them, when I feel at ease, that I get worried.
If you allow yourself to begin posting entries based on what you think someone else wants you to write, you are missing the point of having a weblog. Even more destructive is the number game. It is always flattering to discover that someone else likes reading what you write, but it you begin to focus on gaining the largest audience you can, you will destroy whatever pleasure you may otherwise derive from your work.
Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.
If our thinking is clear, how could work or money be the problem? Our thinking is all we need to change.
All the problems of the world could be settled if people were only willing to think. The trouble is that people very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.
When you're a writer you no longer see things with the freshness of the normal person. There are always two figures that work inside you.
In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity, and mutual respect.
Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes.
I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.
The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance.
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today
Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something...hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
As William Penn put it: "Those people who are not governed by God will be ruled by tyrants." Remember... that those tyrants are often self-imposed roadblocks of your lower self at work.
Sometimes creativity just means the daily work of helping others to see a problem in a different way.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don`t work, those that break down and those that get lost.
Solitude has a healing consoler, friend, companion: it is work.