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After fifty years of living, it occurs to me that the most significant thing that people do is go to work, whether it is to go to work on their novel or at the assembly plant or fixing somebody's teeth. (Quote by - Thomas McGuane)

With the power of conviction, there is no sacrifice. (Quote by - Pat Benatar)

Most people work the greater part of their time for a mere living; and the little freedom which remains to them so troubles them that they use every means of getting rid of it. (Quote by - Goethe)

We all act as hinges-fortuitous links between other people. (Quote by - Penelope Lively)

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. (Quote by - Ann Landers)

There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted. (Quote by - Albert Camus)

A person who believes ... that there is a whole of which one is a part, and that in being a part one is whole: such a person has no desire whatever, at any time, to play God. Only those who have denied their being yearn to play at it. (Quote by - Ursula K. LeGuin)

Workaholics commit slow suicide by refusing to allow the child inside them to play. (Quote by - Dr. Laurence Susser)

Women's art, though created in solitude, wells up out of community. There is, clearly, both enormous hunger for the work thus being diffused, and an explosion of creative energy, bursting through the coercive choicelessness of the system on whose boundaries we are working. (Quote by - Adrienne Rich)

Unraveling the web of Penelope. (Quote by - Cicero)

You have to do what you love to do, not get stuck in that comfort zone of a regular job. Life is not a dress rehearsal. This is it. (Quote by - Lucinda Basset)

Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumb-bells? To dig a vineyard is a worthier exercise for men. (Quote by - Marcus Valerius Martial)

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. (Quote by - Richard Bach)

Congenial labor is essence of happiness. (Quote by - Arthur Christopher Benson)

Work is the province of cattle. (Quote by - Dorothy Parker)

I always feel the movement is a sort of mosaic. Each of us puts in one little stone, and then you get a great mosaic at the end. (Quote by - Alice Paul)

If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do. (Quote by - Lucille Ball)

He that can work is a born king of something. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Properly speaking, such work is never finished; one must declare it so when, according to time and circumstances, one has done one's best. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work is alone noble. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

I've always believed that one woman's success can only help another woman's success. (Quote by - Gloria Vanderbilt)

Work means so many things! So many! Among other things, work also means freedom. ... Without it even the miracle of love is only a cruel deception. (Quote by - Eleonora Duse)

All Nature seems at work, slugs leave their lair-- The bees are stirring--birds are on the wing-- And Winter, slumbering in the open air, Wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring! And I the while, the sole unbusy thing, Nor honey make, nor pair, nor build, nor sing. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow. (Quote by - Don Herold)

They intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)


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