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The monarchy is a labour-intensive industry. (Quote by - Harold Wilson)

Light is the task when many share the toil. (Quote by - Homer)

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. (Quote by - C. Northcote Parkinson)

Who first invented work, and bound the free And holyday-rejoicing spirit down . . . To that dry drudgery at the desk's dead wood? . . . Sabbathless Satan! (Quote by - Charles Lamb)

Each one to his own trade; then would the cows be well cared for. (Quote by - J.P. Claris de Florian)

What a man sows, that shall he and his relations reap. (Quote by - Clarissa Graves)

As a remedy against all ills poverty, sickness, and melanchol, only one thing is absolutely necessary: a liking for work. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)

In all human affairs there are efforts, there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result. (Quote by - James Lane Allen)

Give me a man who sings at his work. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

I want a house that has gotten over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house. (Quote by - Jerome K. Jerome)

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. (Quote by - Terence)

The world is filled with willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

The "value" or "worth" of a man is, as of all other things, his price; that is to say, so much as would be given for the use of his power. (Quote by - Thomas Hobbes)

God sells us all things at the price of labor. (Quote by - Leonardo da Vinci)

Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice. (Quote by - Fairlane)

Work is the thing that stays. Work is the thing that sees us through. (Quote by - Ellen Gilchrist)

Success is dependent on effort. (Quote by - Sophocles)

I am gradually approaching the period in my life when work comes first. . . . No longer diverted by other emotions, I work the way a cow grazes. (Quote by - Kathe Schmidt Kollwitz)

Too long, that some may rest, Tired millions toil unblest. (Quote by - Sir William Watson 2)

One should stick to the sort of thing for which one was made; I tried to be an herbalist, whereas I should keep to the butcher's trade. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

One principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multitude of objects and pursuits. (Quote by - Nathaniel Emmons)

A good horse should be seldom spurred. (Quote by - Thomas Fuller)

How many years of fatigue and punishment it takes to learn the simple truth that work, that disagreeable thing, is the only way of not suffering in life, or at all events, of suffering less. (Quote by - Charles Baudelaire)


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