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working Quotes

19 of the best book quotes about working
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″‘I been working on the generator for twenty years. it’s always managed to chug along, but this year...I don’t know. The thing seems to break down every couple minutes.’ He cracked a wry smile. ‘Of course, I hear we might run out of light bulbs before that, and then it won’t matter if the generator works or not.‘”
Jeanne DuPrau
author
The City of Ember
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light
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dysfunctional environments
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“The people we interviewed from the good-to-great companies clearly loved what they did, largely because they loved who they did it with.”
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“Sometimes people hold a core belief that is very strong. When they are presented with evidence that works against that belief, the new evidence cannot be accepted.”
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“Kana stopped one afternoon to watch Mafatu at work on his nets. Of all the youths of his own age, Kana alone had been friendly.”
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Kana
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“PayPal cofounder and Facebook board member Peter Thiel—really the only significant Silicon Valley voice to support Trump—was warned by another billionaire and longtime Trump friend that Trump would, in an explosion of flattery, offer Thiel his undying friendship. Everybody says you’re great, you and I are going to have an amazing working relationship, anything you want, call me and we’ll get it done!”
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“To cease from works Is well, and to do works in holiness Is well; and both conduct to bliss supreme; But of these twain the better way is his Who working piously refraineth not.”
Anonymous
author
Krishna
character
holiness
bliss
working
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“One can never work overtime for the poor.”
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“There are forces at work ... not all ... are working to keep us away from the Tower. ”
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“God is at work in each of us whether we know it or not, whether we want it or not.”
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“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
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“There are two ends to a stick, and there’s more than one way of working. If it’s for human beings - make sure and do it properly. If it’s for the big man - just make it look good.”
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“The most important thing about art is to work.”
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“We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.”
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“You can fool everyone else, but you can’t fool your own mind.”
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“A dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.”
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“When he’s finished giving himself a trim, he’ll want a broom to sweep it up. He’ll start sweeping. He might get carried away and sweep every room in the house. He may even end up washing the floors as well!”
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“Now i must dress the chicken. I wonder if she wants a he chicken or a she chicken?”
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This is me, Clarice Bean. I am not an only child, but I sometimes wish I was. My family is six people, which is sometimes too many. Not always, just sometimes. My dad is mostly in an office on the phone, going, “I can’t talk now — I’m up to my ears in it.”
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“ ‘It was all working out so nicely,’ the parson went on sadly, ‘but as it is, you’ll have to go in the morning. A church is no good without a congregation, is it?’ “

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