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    Calvin Coolidge

    When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.

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    Robert Frost

    By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.

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    Donald Norman

    And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.

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    George Halas

    Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.

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    Sam Ewing

    Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.

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    Lawrence Welk

    If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.

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    Oscar Wilde

    Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

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    Marc Chagall

    Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.

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    Walter Wager

    I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.

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    Gustave Flaubert

    Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.

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    J. Paul Getty

    Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?

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    Booker T. Washington

    Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.

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    Henry Ford

    There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

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    Elbert Hubbard

    We work to become, not to acquire.

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    George Sand

    Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

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    Richard Nelson Bolles

    I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change.

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    Leigh Steinberg

    Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.

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    William Gibson

    Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort.

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    James Levine

    Most people treat the office manual the way they treat a software manual. They never look at it.

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    Stevie Wonder

    Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.

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    Joseph Campbell

    I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.

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    Dmitri Mendeleev

    Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.

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    Irvin S. Cobb

    As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.

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    Elia Kazan

    The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.

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    Anne Frank

    Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

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    Orson Scott Card

    Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

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    Harold S. Geneen

    Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.

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    Bill Budge

    After two weeks of working on a project, you know whether it will work or not.

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    Ogden Nash

    If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work.

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    Thomas A. Edison

    There is no substitute for hard work.

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    Thomas Mann

    A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.

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    Ann Landers

    Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

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    Ron Livingston

    It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.

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    Thomas Carlyle

    Every noble work is at first impossible.

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    Robert Frost

    To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.

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    Henry J. Kaiser

    When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

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    John Dewey

    To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.

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    Martin Luther

    If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write

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    Mark Twain

    Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.

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    Abu Bakr

    O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.

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    Theodore Roosevelt

    Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

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    Samuel Goldwyn

    The harder I work, the luckier I get.

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    Elbert Hubbard

    The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.

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    C. Northcote Parkinson

    Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

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    Lee Iacocca

    Management is nothing more than motivating other people.

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    Edgar Winter

    I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.

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    Vince Lombardi

    The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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    Evan Esar

    America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.

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    Thomas Fuller

    All things are difficult before they are easy.

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    Thomas A. Edison

    Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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    Robert Frost

    The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.

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    Richard Bach

    The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

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    Pablo Picasso

    Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.

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    Pablo Picasso

    It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.

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    Margaret Fuller

    Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.

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    Albert Camus

    A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

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    Al Capp

    Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.

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    Thomas Carlyle

    Work alone is noble.

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    George R. R. Martin

    Some writers enjoy writing, I am told. Not me. I enjoy having written.

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    Alan Ladd

    I'm working myself to death.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

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    Peter Drucker

    Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

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    Laurence J. Peter

    Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.

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    Gloria Steinem

    Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form.

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    Richard Nelson Bolles

    There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone - many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long.

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    Byron Dorgan

    Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.

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    Ronald Reagan

    The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.

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    Walter Gilbert

    It's easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don't change, your field changes around you.

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    Henry David Thoreau

    Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.

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    Horace

    Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

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    Khalil Gibran

    Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

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    Don Marquis

    When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'

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    Peter Ustinov

    If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.

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    Arnold J. Toynbee

    The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

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    Harry Golden

    The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.

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    Harper Lee

    Any writer worth his salt writes to please himself...It's a self-exploratory operation that is endless. An exorcism of not necessarily his demon, but of his divine discontent.

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    J. Paul Getty

    There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.

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    Pearl S. Buck

    To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.

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    Maya Angelou

    Nothing will work unless you do.

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    William Faulkner

    It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.

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    Ann Richards

    Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.

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    Harold S. Geneen

    Management must manage!

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    Albert Camus

    Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

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    H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

    Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.

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    Confucius

    Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

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