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To The Body And Mind Which Have Been Cramped By Noxious Work Or Company, Nature Is Medicinal And Restores Their Tone.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essay: Nature
The Reason Why Worry Kills More People Than Work Is That More People Worry Than Work.
~ Robert Frost
A Little Less Complaint And Whining, And A Little More Dogged Work And Manly Striving, Would Do Us More Credit Than A Thousand Civil Rights Bills.
~ W. E. B. Du Bois
Retirement, We Understand, Is Great If You Are Busy, Rich, And Healthy. But Then, Under Those Conditions, Work Is Great Too.
~ Bill Vaughan
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]
For One Human Being To Love Another That Is Perhaps The Most Difficult Of All Our Tasks, The Ultimate, The Last Test And Proof, The Work For Which All Other Work Is But Preparation.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke
One Should Never Criticize His Own Work Except In A Fresh And Hopeful Mood. The Self-criticism Of A Tired Mind Is Suicide.
~ Charles Horton Cooley
The American Constitution Is, So Far As I Can See, The Most Wonderful Work Ever Struck Off At A Given Time By The Brain And Purpose Of Man.
~ William Gladstone
I Believe That To Meet The Challenge Of The Next Century, Human Beings Will Have To Develop A Greater Sense Of Universal Responsibility. Each Of Us Must Learn To Work Not Just For His Or Her Own Self, Family Or Nation, But For The Benefit Of All Mankind.
~ His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994
It Would Be Naive To Think That The Problems Plaguing Mankind Today Can Be Solved With Means And Methods Which Were Applied Or Seemed To Work In The Past...
~ Mikhail Gorbachev, (1988)
We Teachers Can Only Help The Work Going On, As Servants Wait Upon A Master.
~ Maria Montessori
The Creative Act Is Not Performed By The Artist Alone; The Spectator Brings The Work In Contact With The External World By Deciphering And Interpreting Its Inner Qualifications And Thus Adds His Contribution To The Creative Act.
~ Marcel Duchamp