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Work Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about work
  1. #1
    “You shouldn’t lie till ten. There’s the very prime of the morning gone long before that time. A person who has not done one-half his day’s work by ten o’clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.”
  2. #2
    If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain’t enough!
  3. #3
    “Mr. Bucket was the only person in the family with a job. He worked in a toothpaste factory, where he sat all day long at a bench and screwed the little caps onto the tops of the tubes of toothpaste after the tubes had been filled.”
  4. #4
    “For we pay a price for everything we get or take in this world; and although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won, but exact their dues of work and self-denial, anxiety and discouragement.”
  5. #5
    “A man is worked upon by what he works on. He may carve out his circumstances, but his circumstances will carve him out as well.”
  6. #6
    “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
    author
    Hemingway
    concepts
    WorkWriting
  7. #7
    “The last clear definite function of man—muscles aching to work, minds aching to create . . . ”
  8. #8
    “Work just as hard for fun moments, vacation moments, and pee-your-pants laughing moments as you do for all the other things.”
  9. #9
    “Do we settle for the world as it is, or do we work for the world as it should be?”
  10. #10
    “It was no dream of the gift of idle hours,
    Or easy gold at the hand of fay or elf . . . ”
  11. #11
    “Go on with your work as usual, for work is a blessed solace.”
    author
    Louisa May Alcott
    book
    Little Women
    character
    Marmee
    concept
    Work
  12. #12
    “My long scythe whispered and left the hay to make.”
  13. #13
    “I hustled for joy.”
  14. #14
    “My mind,” he said, “rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. That is why I have chosen my own particular profession, or rather created it, for I am the only one in the world.”
  15. #15
    “If you start by promising what you don’t even have yet, you’ll lose your desire to work towards getting it.”
  16. #16
    “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”
  17. #17
    “Survival had to start with me. In my experience, a castaway’s worst mistake is to hope too much and do too little.”
  18. #18
    “Now I will turn miracle into routine. The amazing will be seen every day. I will put in all the hard work necessary. Yes, so long as God is with me, I will not die. Amen.”
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