The greatest education in the world is watching the masters at work.
And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I'd see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.
Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service.
God respects me when I work; but God loves me when I sing.
Life is not a continuum of pleasant choices, but of inevitable problems that call for strength, determination, and hard work
Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized.
Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body
Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.
The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not
People from both political parties have long recognized that welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
It is not women's fault that diets do not work. It is not perversity of lack of willpower. God did this - in Her great wisdom.
If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers.
It is nature's law that rivers wind, trees grow wood, and, given the opportunity, women work iniquity
Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
The work is often deadly and boring, but it requires a keen intelligence, and the only way I can compete with large corporations is to treat my employees better, move them up faster, give them more money and put mirrors in the bathrooms.
No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.
Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.
It is impossible to get exhausted in work for God. We get exhausted because we try to do Gods work in our own way.
President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts.
Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.
Consequently the student who is devoid of talent will derive no more profit from this work than barren soil from a treatise on agriculture.
African agriculture depends on labor. You can't produce crops if there is nobody to work on the farms.
Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.
We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levels--local, State and Federal--in ending the pollution of our waters.