Sunday, April 02, 2006

Working Quotes for a Monday Morning

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
- Edgar Bergen (1903 - 1978), (Charlie McCarthy)

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
- Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
- Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 5

It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies.
- Bette Davis (1908 - 1989), The Lonely Life, 1962

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
- David McCullough (1933 - )

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'
- Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)

A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.
- Dorothy L. Sayers (1893 - 1957)

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
- Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)

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