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'Every building you come out of, there is a parasite there exercising his constitutional right to make money out of being a parasite, trying to take your photo. Frankly, folks, I go to work, I do my job. I really concentrate, and if you go to the cinema, pay your money and have a good time. That's the end of it, as far as I'm concerned.'
Russell Crowe

I want people to say, 'Nicholas Brendon, he's supposedly the nicest guy in the world.' I want to do good work, but more than that, I want to stay a good human being. Thats more important than any character I play.
Nicholas Brendon

Why is it men are permitted to be obsessed about their work, but women are only permitted to be obsessed about men?
Barbra Streisand

If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place
Orison Swett Marden

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison.
Tim Allen

Sometimes it is better to work out the map for yourself rather than have it given to you, in terms of learning.
Anson Jones

Three years ago I nearly finished playing. I was working in a cream cake factory to try and raise some money. Clearing trays in the freezing cold puts things into perspective.
Graeme Storm

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.
Peter F Drucker

Some people carry their heart in their head and some carry their head in their heart. The trick is to keep them apart yet working together.
David Hare

Writers are a strange breed, we are overly critical perhaps of others work but if others dare criticise our work, we take great umbrage and offence.
Thomas Fleming

My favourite look was the French maid's outfit with garters and fishnets. I showed my mum a polaroid and she laughed. I was like, 'Mum, that's me at work today.'
Jennifer Love Hewitt

Do your duty, to the best of your abilities, for the Lord without any selfish motive, and remember God at all times - before starting a work, at the completion of a task, and while inactive.
Bhagavad Gita

It is really our duty, as artists, to hold up a mirror to our own era; but, on the other hand, these works have lives of their own, and they're still alive today.
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

I'm not touching the actual sonnets; I just offered it around as a practical thing. (on using the Complete Works of Shakespeare as toilet paper)
Susannah Moffat

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
Lao Tzu

Most of my relationships were people in the business. Having said that, me and Tim don't really talk that much about work. He comes into my bit of the house every so often to vent but we don't really have very high, cultured conversations.
Helena Bonham Carter

There is a saying that, in the year 2000, you could have pitched it-will-never-work dot-com and some angel fund would have thrusted a few million investment into your hands.
Anonymous

I hope you will also pay attention to two other duets... one with Carrie-Margaret Frey and the other with Lisa Carrie. These ladies have worked with me for a good many years, and I picked the great old love songs to sing with them.
Eddy Arnold

Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Margaret Thatcher

Because the competitive landscape of the web is such that the site which looks and works best gets the most traffic, developers and designers put a premium on the presentation of that content and let structural markup take a back seat.
Mike Davidson

The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
Scott Adams

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Henry Ford

For six years I have been proud to work with some outstanding people in the England team management and in the England squad.
Andy Robinson

Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear.
William M Chase

I think I was first awakened to musical exploration by Dizzy Gillespie and Bird. It was through their work that I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music.
John Coltrane

Footballers wives are just as bad as benefit scroungers. These women have nannies, they don't cook or clean, and never do a days work. What kind of aspiration is that?
Cheryl Tweedy

Sometimes you find it very hard to work out how to achieve your aims, and then at the last minute a great idea comes into your mind that changes all that.
John Fremont

The first funeral for Andrew Goodman was at night and it was a lot of work. To begin with they had to kill him.
Jimmy Breslin

I like working in different locations far away from Los Angeles.
Stephen Dorff

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection
Michelangelo

I tried but every time I worked out I threw up, and I thought to myself that you can get drunk and throw up, so it's just not for me, I'd rather smoke, drink Diet Cokes and eat.
John Daly

He turns into a madman. His plan hasn't worked, and like a lot of people in that situation he blames everyone but himself. Deep down he knows that he's as much to blame as anyone for what has happened but Sally is the closest person to him and it is in his nature to blame her. He's a very selfish man. [About his character Greg Kelly in Coronation Street]
Stephen Billington

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Vidal Sassoon

I have put in a lot of hard work and in the end realised that I have a lot to look forward to, and a lot of people to thank too.
William Green

I don't know much about creative writing programs. But they're not telling the truth if they don't teach, one, that writing is hard work, and, two, that you have to give up a great deal of life, your personal life, to be a writer.
Doris Lessing

Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done.
William James

Scientific work must not be considered from the point of view of the direct usefulness of it. It must be done for itself, for the beauty of science, and then there is always the chance that a scientific discovery may become like the radium, a benefit
Marie Curie

Even when you are out there in the middle suffering you have to appreciate a genius at work
Brian Lara

Every night I vow to work out in the morning. For the past three years, however, I have always found an excuse not to.
Matthew Vaughn

No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
Henry Miller

As other people poach our people, we have to poach other people because we want to have an economy that works well.
Helen Clark

I won't take my religion from any man who never works except with his mouth.
Carl Sandburg

We have worked incredibly hard to get to where we are today, we are not just about the high voices and nothing else as some people may have you believe.
Barry Gibb

A considerable number of persons are able to protect themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic phenomena only through intense work.
Karl Abraham

I don't always want a big meal after work - just some crisps and wine!
Saffron Burrows

Get a good idea and stay with it. Do it, and work at it until it's done right.
Walt Disney

I have been trying to point out that in our lives chance may have an astonishing influence and, if I may offer advice to the young laboratory worker, it would be this - never to neglect an extraordinary appearance or happening.
Alexander Fleming

Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
Mary Kay Ash

No matter how hard you work to bring yourself up, there's someone out there working just as hard, to put you down......
Dr Dre

In business, when things aren't working it's time to mix it up - The Apprentice
Donald Trump



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