Karma does not bind one who has renounced work.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
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.
Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.
Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation, as any painter's or sculptor's work; for what is the having to do with dead canvas or dead marble, compared with having to do with the living body, the temple of God's spirit? It is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said, the finest of Fine Arts.
There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
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.
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
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
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.