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Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them. Ann Landers, journalist
  • Opportunity

Nothing will work unless you do. John Wooden, coach
  • Attitude

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. Benjamin Franklin, politician
  • motivational

You must always be willing to work without applause. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
  • work

Don't chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people will come to you. And stay. Will Smith, actor
  • attitude

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • inspirational

Success isn't owned, it's leased. And rent is due every day. J.J. Watt, footballer
  • success

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison, inventor
  • work

I didn’t get there by wishing for it or hoping for it, but by working for it. Estee Lauder, businesswoman
  • motivational

The mind always fail first, not the body. The secret is to make your mind work for you, not against you. Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor
  • achieve

Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else. Vince Lombardi, coach
  • winning

Don’t be addicted to money. Work to learn. Don’t work for money. Work for knowledge. Robert Kiyosaki, investor
  • knowledge

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • work

If you can't outplay them, outwork them. Ben Hogan, athlete
  • motivational

If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner. Nelson Mandela, statesman
  • peace

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. Emile Zola, novelist
  • inspirational

I never feared about my skills because I put in the work. Work ethic eliminates fear. Michael Jordan, athlete
  • work

There may be people that have more talent than you,but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. Derek Jeter, athlete
  • talent

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job. Zig Ziglar, author
  • work

Don't leave today's work for tomorrow. Bulgarian proverbs,
  • work

The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art. Leonardo da Vinci, artist
  • art

When you are young, work to learn, not to earn. Robert Kiyosaki, investor
  • learn

I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings. Isabelle Adjani, actress
  • attracted

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice & above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams Donovan Bailey, sprinter
  • dreams

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. Stephen King, author
  • cheaper

The worker puts his life into the object; but now his life no longer belongs to him but to the object. Karl Marx, economist
  • job

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent. Robert Greene, playwright
  • friends

All happiness depends on courage and work. Honore de Balzac, novelist
  • happiness

No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. Alan Watts, philosopher
  • future

The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do. Proverbs,
  • Work

A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it. Joan Lunden, celebrity
  • attitude

I believe you can achieve anything if you work hard enough to get it. Victoria Beckham, musician
  • achieve

I approach love differently now that I know it's hard for it to work out. Taylor Swift, musician
  • approach

Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius, philosopher
  • Work

I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work. Plato, philosopher
  • accident

Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. Chanakya, politician
  • abandon

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it. Henry Ford, industrialist
  • Work

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. Carlos Castenada, writer
  • amount

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. Gordon B. Hinckley, clergyman
  • motivational

Hard work brings prosperity; playing around brings poverty. Bible,
  • Work

Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer
  • Work

With everything that's thrown at you, whether it be problems at home, problems at work - whatever - basically, if you remain positive, you can see your way out of that. Sean Paul, musician
  • basically

The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. John Ruskin, writer
  • Work

Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions. Mark Twain, author
  • Work

It's easier to bleed than sweat, Mr. Motes. Flannery O'Connor, author
  • bleeding

I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems. James Cash Penney, businessman
  • believe

Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. William James, philosopher
  • Work

You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three. Sport teaches you that. Haile Gebrselassie, athlete
  • commitment

Inspiration usually comes during work, rather than before it. Madeleine L'Engle, novelist
  • comes

Out of clutter, find simplicity. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • clutter

A man grows most tired while standing still. Chinese Proverbs,
  • Work

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. Paul Hawken, environmentalist
  • leadership

Laziness may appear attractive but work gives satisfaction. Anne Frank, diarist
  • Work

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my ax. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Work

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. Vince Lombardi, coach
  • Work

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau, author
  • Work

The Devil finds work for idle hands. Proverbs,
  • Work

Work relieves us from three great evils, boredom, vice, and want. Proverbs,
  • Work

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. Dale Carnegie, writer
  • Work

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie, writer
  • Work

The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. Karl Marx, economist
  • Work

The work will stand, no matter what. Meryl Streep, actress
  • Work

No one has ever drowned in sweat. Lou Holtz, coach
  • Work

Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. Doug Larson, cartoonist
  • Work

By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • Work

The best work never was and never will be done for money. John Ruskin, writer
  • Work

If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work. Jacques Yves Cousteau, explorer
  • beings

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars. Henry Van Dyke, poet
  • chance

I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything. Michael Phelps, swimmer
  • controls

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • Work

Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • Work

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time. Gerald R. Ford, president
  • come

Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen. Conan O'Brien, entertainer
  • amazing

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. Rumi, poet
  • desire

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • motivational

If you suspect a man, don't employ him, and if you employ him, don't suspect him. Chinese Proverbs,
  • Work

When we're unemployed, we're called lazy; when the whites are unemployed it's called a depression. Jesse Jackson, activist
  • Work

Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better. Martin Luther King, Jr., leader
  • Work

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • Work

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. Jonas Salk, scientist
  • Work

I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time. Michael Phelps, swimmer
  • force

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. Andre Gide, novelist
  • accept

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Michael Jordan, athlete
  • climb

People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get. Frederick Douglass, author
  • certainly

I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values. Sidney Poitier, actor
  • chosen

You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it. Lionel Messi, footballer
  • dream

No bees, no honey; no work, no money. Proverbs,
  • Work

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. John Cleese, actor
  • Work

There is no substitute for hard work. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
  • Work

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
  • Work

Some folks can look so busy doing nothing that they seem indispensable. Kin Hubbard, cartoonist
  • Work

At daybreak, when loath to rise, have this thought in thy mind: I am rising for a man's work. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • Work

Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty. Voltaire (Fran, writer
  • Work

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine. Nikola Tesla, inventor
  • future

My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
  • almost

Without a sense of place the work is often reduced to a cry of voices in empty rooms, a literature of the self, at its best poetic music; at its worst a thin gruel of the ego. William Kennedy, writer
  • best

The more one works, the more willing one is to work. Lord Chesterfield, statesman
  • Work

A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing. Joseph Conrad, novelist
  • Work

I never did anything by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
  • Work

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. Benjamin Franklin, politician
  • Work

Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don't complain. Billy Graham, clergyman
  • bible

I'd try to channel my nervous energy in a positive way into strength and endurance. It didn't always work. Kristi Yamaguchi, athlete
  • channel

Beauty, unlike the rest of the gifts handed out at birth, does not require dedication, patience and hard work to pay off. But it's also the only gift that does not keep on giving. Paulina Porizkova, model
  • beauty

Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art. Leonardo da Vinci, artist
  • art

Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that. George Carlin, comedian
  • ask

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work. Abdul Kalam, statesman
  • alone

A man must drive his energy, not be driven by it. William Frederick Book,
  • Work

There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble. Jack Kemp, politician
  • Work

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. Ann Landers, journalist
  • Work

Work is life, you know, and without it, there's nothing but fear and insecurity. John Lennon, musician
  • Work

Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman
  • Work

Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. Ronald Reagan, president
  • Work

The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves. Logan Pearsall Smith, critic
  • Work

Work is valued by the social value of the worker. Gloria Steinem, activist
  • social

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up. Anne Lamott, author
  • begins

I don't need the money, dear. I work for art. Maria Callas, musician
  • art

Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
  • building

I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
  • breathing

Bring diversity back to agriculture. That's what made it work in the first place. David R. Brower, environmentalist
  • agriculture

I believe that good things come to those who work. Wilt Chamberlain, athlete
  • Work

I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
  • Work

There's no such thing as a free lunch. Milton Friedman, economist
  • Work

Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else. George Halas, coach
  • Work

As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work. Katharine Hepburn, actress
  • Work

If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work. Ogden Nash, poet
  • Work

When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
  • Work

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living. Henry David Thoreau, author
  • Work

It is quite possible to work without results, but never will there be results without work. Source Unknown,
  • Work

Singing really is acting. In a lot of ways, it's much more personal. I love music, and being able to work on that is amazing. Leighton Meester, actress
  • able

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. Thomas A. Edison, inventor
  • failed

I'd rather spend my leisure time doing what some people call my work and I call my fun. Jared Diamond, author
  • fun

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way. Joichi Ito, businessman
  • adding

Hungry bear doesn't dance. Bulgarian proverbs,
  • food

A dog that barks much is never a good hunter. Proverbs,
  • Work

In the sweat of thy brow shall you eat your bread. Bible,
  • Work

Never work before breakfast. If you have to work before breakfast, get your breakfast first. Josh Billings, comedian
  • Work

We work to become, not to acquire. Elbert Hubbard, writer
  • Work

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • Work

More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies. Rudyard Kipling, writer
  • Work

There are few things that you can't do as long as you are willing to apply yourself. Greg LeMond, athlete
  • Work

My father taught me to work, but he did not teach me to love it. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Work

If I am anything, which I highly doubt, I have made myself so by hard work. Sir Isaac Newton,
  • Work

Fatigue makes cowards of us all. General George Patton, military
  • Work

I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • Work

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher
  • Work

Intellectual work is misnamed; it is a pleasure, a dissipation, and is its own highest reward. Mark Twain, author
  • Work

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. Source Unknown,
  • Work

How can there be so much difference between a day off and an off day? Source Unknown,
  • Work

Work keeps at bay, three great evils -- boredom, vice and need. Voltaire (Fran, writer
  • Work

It comes down to the way you treat people. When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time, you can work through anything. John Bacon, sculptor
  • anything


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