You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.
When Nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
Never have I thought that I was the happy possessor of a "talent"; my sole concern has been to save myself by work and faith.
No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
A marriage...makes of two fractional
lives a whole;
it gives to two purposeless lives
a work, and doubles the strength
of each to perform it;
it gives to two
a reason for living,
and something to live for;
it will give a new gladness
to the sunshine,
a new fragrance to the flowers,
a new beauty to the earth,
and a new mystery to life.
For one human being to love another human being: that is perhaps the most difficult task that has been entrusted to us, the ultimate task, the final test and proof, the work for which all other work is merely preparation . . . Loving does not at first mean merging, surrendering, and uniting with another person--it is a high inducement for the individual to ripen . . . to become world in himself for the sake of another person; it is a great, demanding claim on him, something that chooses him and calls him to vast distances.
There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
The best insurance policy for tomorrow is to make the most productive use of today. A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.
Anyone who is going to make anything out of history will, sooner or later, have to do most of the work himself. He will have to read, and consider, and reconsider, and then read some more.
A Silver Jubilee is a time to pause and reflect on all the good work done
Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them.
Communication works for those who work at it.
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.
You'll never succeed in idealizing hard work. Before you can dig mother earth you've got to take off your ideal jacket. The harder a man works, at brute labor, the thinner becomes his idealism, the darker his mind.