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Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. (Quote by - Deborah Tannen)

One of the saddest things is, the only thing a man can do for 8 hours a day, day after day, is work. You can't eat 8 hours a day nor drink for 8 hours a day, nor make love for 8 hours. (Quote by - William Faulkner)

Work thou for pleasure--paint or sing or carve The thing thou lovest, though the body starve-- Who works for glory misses oft the goal; Who works for money coins his very soul. Work for the work's sake, then, and it may be That these things shall be added unto thee. (Quote by - Kenyon Cox)

If a man wakes up famous, he hasn't been sleeping. (Quote by - Wes Izzard)

The joy about our work is spoiled when we perform it not because of what we produce but because of the pleasure with which it can provide us, or the pain against which it can protect us. (Quote by - Paul Tillich)

A man who has no office to go to--I don't care who he is--is a trial of which you can have no conception. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Industry is a better horse to ride than genius. (Quote by - Walter Lippman)

Work is more fun than fun. (Quote by - Noel Coward)

I realized that with hard work, the world was your oyster. You could do anything you wanted to do. I learned that at a young age. (Quote by - Chris Evert)

If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed. (Quote by - John Milton)

One's lifework, I have learned, grows with the working and the living. Do it as if your life depended on it, and first thing you know, you'll have made a life out of it. A good life, too. (Quote by - Theresa Helburn)

Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence. (Quote by - Laurence J. Peter)

The only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very, very hard. (Quote by - Helen Gurley Brown)

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success. (Quote by - Charles O. Finley)

A woman's work, grave sirs, is never done. (Quote by - Mrs. Eusden)

Work in some form or other is the appointed lot of all. (Quote by - Anna Jameson)

When men are rightly occupied, their amusement grows out of their work, as the color-petals out of a fruitful flower. (Quote by - John Ruskin)

We must stand together; if we don't, there will be no victory for any one of us. (Quote by - Mother Jones)

Hasten slowly, and without losing heart, put your work twenty times upon the anvil. (Quote by - Nicolas Boileau)

It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

To industry, nothing is impossible. (Quote by - Latin proverb)

The sentimentalist ages far more quickly than the person who loves his work and enjoys new challenges. (Quote by - Lillie Langtry)

For it is commonly said: accomplished labours are pleasant. (Quote by - Cicero)

Each natural agent works but to this end,-- To render that it works on like itself. (Quote by - George Chapman)


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