All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy - and Jill a wealthy widow.— Evan Esar
Floundering All Work And No Play quotations
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn't be a dull boy.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
All work and no play doesn't just make Jill and Jack dull, it kills the potential of discovery, mastery, and openness to change and flexibility and it hinders innovation and invention.
All work and no play is not good for the soul
All work and no play may make Jim a dull boy, but no work and all play makes Jim all kinds of a jackass.
Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
All play and no work makes Jack a mere toy.
All work and no play make any forensic pathologist a dull boy.
All play and no work makes me a happy girl
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It's all work and no play.
Even though I started playing the violin when I was four, my early chamber music experiences helped build a strong foundation for my solo work, as all music is a rich language and dialogue that is shared on stage, no matter what the size of the ensemble.
Work and play can be the same. When you are following your energy and doing what you want to do all the time, the distinction between work and play dissolves. Work is no longer what you have to do, and play what you want to do. When you are doing what you love, you may work harder and produce more than ever before, because you are having fun.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
All work and no play makes one the wealthiest man in the cemetery.
There is no real difference between work and play - it’s all living.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and Jill a wealthy widow.
If you're not willing to do the work, don't complain about the result.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. But all play and no work makes him something worse.
I started out writing poems before I figured to put melodies to them and play the guitar. Somewhere, there's a book out there on all those early songs and poems. I hope no one ever finds it. I don't think it's my finest work.
You may try your experiment for a week and see how you like it.
I think by Saturday night you will find that all play and no work is as bad as all work and no play
Stay positive, work had and make it happen.
On Saturday afternoons when all the things are done in the house and there'
s no real work to be done, I play Bach and Chopin and turn it up real loudly and get a good bottle of chardonnay and sit out on my deck and look out at the garden.
I think I sit down to the typewriter when it's time to sit down to the typewriter. That isn't to suggest that when I do finally sit down at the typewriter, and write out my plays with a speed that seems to horrify all my detractors and half of my well-wishers, that there's no work involved. It is hard work, and one is doing all the work oneself.
I know someone who works in a record shop where I live and I'll go in there and he'll play me "Have you heard this single?". Singles by, er the group called The Tights, so an obscure thing... and a group called, I think, er Bauhaus, a London group. That's one single. There's no one I completely like that I can say "Well I've got all this person's records. I think he's great" or "This group's records" it's just, again, odd things.
Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.
It's a group of men - Conor included - everyone is so collaborative and cooperative, kind, considerate, very professional. And they know their craft. They know it very very well. There's no room for messing around. It's not messy at all. When I go in at this level, when I get the opportunity to play and work at this level, it's at the top of the game. I think, in life, we rise to whatever the bar is. I've been fortunate to rise with them.
When I confess a couple who have kids, a married couple, I ask, 'how many children do you have?' Some get worried and think the priest will ask why I don't have more. I would make a second question, 'Do you play with your children?' The majority say, 'but father, I have no time. I work all day.'
I lived in a little working-class town that had no black neighborhoods at all - one high school. We all played together. Everybody was either somebody from the South or an immigrant from East Europe or from Mexico. And there was one church, and there were four elementary schools. And we were all, pretty much until the end of the war, very, very poor.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
We have to focus on his early work, and just one or two of his movies, and elements of his TV shows, to keep his memory pure. People now know that Elvis could play a mean rhythm guitar himself, and needed no other musicians to perform a great song. But Elvis was not just a rock star, he was an all-round entertainer.
As if a man's soul were not too small to begin with, they have dwarfed an narrowed theirs by a life of all work and no play; until here they are at forty, with a listless attention, a mind vacant of all material of amusement, and not one thought to rub against another, while they wait for the train.
I always wanted to play professional hockey.
Every hockey player's dream, no matter at what level or what age, is to play professionally. At first you don't know what it's all about, but you have that dream and you always work hard toward it. The older you get, the more you start dedicating yourself to the game.
You must be prepared to work always without applause.
If you wish to begin life at forty, you must settle two large personal questions first of all. You must find work and play that call for no more energy than you can afford to spend on them. Then you must train your mind, eye and hand to the point of working and playing with ease, grace and precision.
I personally think if you're given four months instead of four weeks on a play, with the people who want to work that way, the play will invariably be different and stronger, and much more fulfilling and richer on all counts. There's no doubt in my mind about it.
My son has been known to throw a book at the television set when he called for me to come play and I was obviously busy in the box. But I'm told that children of television performers grow up thinking that all mommies or daddies work on TV and that it's no big deal.
Work hard in silence. Let your succes be the noise.
Perhaps it is this theory of all work and no play that has made the Marxist such a very dull boy.
You see, pops, that's the kind of talk that's ruining the music.
Everyone's trying to do something new, no one trying to learn the fundamentals first. All them young cats playing their wierd chords. And what happens? No one's working.
...it’d be like looking for a needle in a burning haystack.' 'Oh, I’ve done that,' Mark said airily. 'It’s a game we used to play, after we got rid of all our livestock and didn’t need our hay no more. You throw a match into the haystack, give the fire a three-second head start, and begin looking. You can find the needle every time if you work quick