It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
The only people who get paid enough, get paid what they're worth are people who don't follow the instruction book, who create art, who are innovative, who work without a map. That option is now available to everyone to take it.
You must not suppose, because I am a man of letters, that I never tried to earn an honest living.
Calm self-confidence is as far from conceit as the desire to earn a decent living is remote from greed.
Never spend your money before you have earned it.
Success is never what you deserve, success is what you earn.
No one can earn a million dollars honestly.
Unwilling service earns no thanks.
I've probably earned the right to screw up a few times.
I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about.
Too many people spend money they haven't earned, to buy things they don't want, to impress people they don't like.
Writing is the hardest way of earning a living, with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
Take not from the mouth of labor the bread it as earned.
Any man who married for money and got it. Earned it.
Respect is earned , not given!
Many folks think they aren't good at earning money, when what they don't know is how to use it.
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn.
Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
Pennies do not come from heaven -- they have to be earned here on earth.
I didn’t give you the finger… you earned it.
But economic recovery must be earned.
And it will be earned by entrepreneurs and it will be earned by small businesses.
He who does not have the courage to speak up for his rights cannot earn the respect of others.
Economy is half the battle of life. It is not so hard to earn money as to spend it well.
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.