Work that is pure toil, done solely for the sake of the money it earns, is also sheer drudgery because it is stultifying rather than self improving.mortimer adler
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve immortality through not dying.woody allen
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.Richard Bach
You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.Richard Bach
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.j. m. barrie
Get leave to work In this world, 'tis the best you get at all.Elizabeth Browning
Work – other people's work – is an intolerable idea to a cat. Can you picture cats herding sheep or agreeing to pull a cart? They will not inconvenience themselves to the slightest degree.Louis J. Cumuti
Remember, work, well done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man.George s. Clason
People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.Allan Fromme
True Work is the necessity of poor humanity's earthly condition. The dignity is in leisure. Besides, 99 hundreths of all the work done in the world is either foolish and unnecessary, or harmful and wicked.Herman Melville
Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell and advertise!
I found it hard working really long hours when I was my own boss. The boss kept giving me the afternoon off.John O'Farrell
A man succeeds in completing a work only when his qualities transcend that work.cesare pavese
Don't sacrifice your life to work and ideals. The most important things in life are human relations. I found that out too late.Katharine Susannah Prichard
When I was young I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.George Bernard Shaw
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need .voltaire
It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.thomas carlyle
I've done a lot of work to get where I'm at, but I have to keep working.Wiz Khalifa
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.Thomas Edison
Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumb-bells? To dig a vineyard is a worthier exercise for men.
When any work seems to have required immense force and labor to effect it, the idea is grand. Stonehenge, neither for disposition nor ornament, has anything admirable; but those huge rude masses of stone, set on end, and piled each on other, turn the mind on the immense force necessary for such a work. Nay, the rudeness of the work increases this cause of grandeur, as it excludes the idea of art and contrivance; for dexterity produces another sort of effect, which is different enough from this.Edmund Burke
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