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Certainly Work Is Not Always Required Of A Man. There Is Such A Thing As A Sacred Idleness - The Cultivation Of Which Is Now Fearfully Neglected.
~ G. Macdonald
If You Cannot Work With Love But Only With Distaste, It Is Better That You Should Leave Your Work.
~ Kahlil Gibran
A Man Should Learn To Detect And Watch That Gleam That Flashes Across His Mind From Within, More Than The Lustre Of The Firmament Of Bards And Sages. Yet He Dismisses Without Notice His Own Thought, Because It Is His. In Every Work Of Genius We Recognize Our Own Rejected Thoughts They Come Back To Us With A Sort Of Alienated Majesty.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rowing Is A Sport For Dreamers. As Long As You Put In The Work, You Can Own The Dream. When The Work Stops, The Dream Dissapears.
~ Jim Dietz
What Is Success I Think It Is A Mixture Of Having A Flair For The Thing That You Are Doing Knowing That It Is Not Enough, That You Have Got To Have Hard Work And A Certain Sense Of Purpose.
~ Margaret Hilda Thatche
The Only Place Where Success Comes Before Work Is A Dictionary.
~ Vidal Sassoon
I Have Glorified Thee On The Earth I Have Finished The Work Which Thou Gavest Me To Do.
~ John 174 Bible
You Are Never Given A Wish Without Also Being Given The Power To Make It Come True. You May Have To Work For It, However.
~ Richard Bach, Illusions [1977]
The Policy Of Repression Of Ideas Cannot Work And Never Has Worked.
~ Robert Hutchins
Banning Gun Shows To Reduce Violent Crime Will Work About As Well As Banning Auto Shows To Reduce Drunken Driving.
~ Bill McIntire
If We Work Upon Marble, It Will Perish If We Work Upon Brass, Time Will Efface It If We Rear Temples, They Will Crumble Into Dust But If We Work Upon Immortal Minds And Instill Into Them Just Principles, We Are Then Engraving That Upon Tablets Which No Time Will Efface, But Will Brighten And Brighten To All Eternity.
~ Daniel Webste
A Man With A Half Volition Goes Backwards And Forwards, And Makes No Way On The Smoothest Road A Man With A Whole Volition Advances On The Roughest, And Will Reach His Purpose, If There Be Even A Little Worthiness In It. The Man Without A Purpose Is Like A Ship Without A Rudder - A Waif, A Nothing, A No Man. Have A Purpose In Life And Having It, Throw Such Strength Of Mind And Muscle Into Your Work As God Has Given You.
~ Thomas Carlyle