Live by the creed that a strong work ethic, playing by the rules, and doing things the right way will bring about opportunities for success and, ultimately, happiness.— Nick Saban
Powerful Work Play quotations
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Play is the work of the child.
This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
My work is play. And I play when I design. I even looked it up in the dictionary, to make sure that I actually do that, and the definition of “play,” number one, was “engaging in a childlike activity or endeavor,” and number two was “gambling.” And I realize I do both when I’m designing.
Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.
The richest and fullest lives attempt to achieve an inner balance between three realms: work, love and play.
Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z.
Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
The mind grows by self revelation. In play the child ascertains what he can do, discovers his possibilities of will and thought by exerting his power spontaneously. In work he follows a task prescribed for him by another, and doesn't reveal his own proclivities and inclinations; but another's. In play he reveals his own original power.
The world isn't getting any easier. With all these new inventions I believe that people are hurried more and pushed more... The hurried way is not the right way; you need time for everything - time to work, time to play, time to rest.
Turning on the television set can turn off the process that transforms children into people... It is primarily through observing, playing, and working with others older and younger than himself that a child discovers both what he can do and who he can become — that he develops both his ability and his identity.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
Anybody that I ever dealt with knows that I'm a very focused individual, and when it comes to my work and what I do, you might have to play the back burner to that.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy - and Jill a wealthy widow.
I was early taught to work as well as play.
My life has been one long, happy holiday; Full of work and full of play- I dropped the worry on the way- And God was good to me everyday.
If you're not willing to do the work, don't complain about the result.
Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.
When you work with people whom you like and you admire because they're so good at what they do, it doesn't feel like work. It's like you're playing.
The team with the best athletes doesn't usually win.
It's the team with the athletes who play best together.
Stay positive, work had and make it happen.
Work hard, play hard.
All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn't be a dull boy.
Practically speaking, a life that is vowed to simplicity, appropriate boldness, good humor, gratitude, unstinting work and play, and lots of walking, brings us close to the actually existing world and its wholeness.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
I never had a chance to play with dolls like other kids. I started working when I was six years old.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.
Ford used to come to work in a big car with two Admiral's flags, on each side of the car. His assistant would be there with his accordion, playing, Hail to the Chief.
There is a lot of work just in terms of traveling and logistics and people and gear and all that kind of stuff. But I never really have problems playing music. That never seems like work.
There's a lot of guys up there who like wearing a suit or try doing jokes that they think will play to a certain crowd, or maybe get them corporate work. I've always written jokes that I would want to hear. So, I'm trying to entertain myself more than anything.
You must be prepared to work always without applause.
The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team.
As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning.
But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
There are no shortcuts. If you feel good, you'll look good, you'll play good. Work hard every day. No matter what your strengths and weaknesses, there's no substitute for hard work.
Work hard in silence. Let your succes 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.
No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.
If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.
When I think of a lot of the players I admire, they could always play their parts without hiding behind distortion and sustain. Put the time in. Hear your mistakes. Yeah, it sucks, it's humbling, it makes you want to throw the guitar out the window. But if you work on your mistakes, they'll eventually go away, and you'll become a strong player.
It's important that athletes can compete on a level playing field.
And youngsters coming into the sport can know that if they are working hard and training hard, they'll see a true reflection of where they stand and what they can achieve worldwide and not be swayed by people who are cheating.