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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.
Saint Augustine

The work of volunteers impacts on all our lives, even if we are not aware of it.
Anthony Worrall-Thompson

In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Napoleon wanted his generals to be lucky. I don't think he would have worked with me.
Graham Taylor

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

Brittany was more flirtatious than me. I couldn't work it like she did.
- on twin sister Brittany
Brittany Daniel

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

A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money.
William Baldwin

As Americans, we can choose where we work and live, what we drive, which insurance plan is best for us, so why can we not give workers a choice when it comes to their retirement?
John Doolittle

I like Montreal but a guy gets to a point where he can't work anymore for someone he feels is less competent than him.
Scotty Bowman

Playing for Success is working tremendously well since its launch five years ago. It's getting lots of schoolkids more involved with their local sports teams while teaching them the basics in a way that interests them.' - on initiatives to improve English rugby
Jonny Wilkinson

Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.
Rebecca West

I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
James Thomson

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.
R E Shay

Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.
Lester Bangs

I just thought, what a great script, what a great, fun concept, and ultimately what a great group of people to work with, from people who run things all the way down to Jessica and the cast.
Michael Weatherly

If you go out with a girl and they say she has a great personality, she's ugly. If they tell you a guy works hard, he's got no skills
Charles Barkley

Everything I was trying just wasn't working. It was just one of those days [on losing to Hantuchova, Oz Open 06]
Serena Williams

Only if I was the boss [when asked if she would work in an office again]
Janet Ellis

All my fans tell me what a glamorous life I have, but I tell them how hard I work and how many nights I spend alone with my dogs, eating chicken pot pie in my bedroom.
Shannen Doherty

Nature has no cure for this sort of madness (Bolshevism), though I have known a legacy from a rich relative work wonders.
F E Smith (first Earl Of Birkenhead)

We're working on Plan B now - but just how that plan looks, I don't really know
Tord Grip

There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work.
Jean De La Bruyere

I get stimulated by creative people, and by meeting talented people. I like putting things together, and seeing how they work.
Nicholas Cage

It has been a tough decision to not work at this level. The day has come and I felt this is the moment
Michael Schumacher

The last thing one knows when constructing a work is what to put first.
Blaise Pascal

If you want to live in this world, doing the duty of life, knowing the blessings of it, doing your work heartily, and yet not absorbed by it, remember that the one power whereby you can so act is, that all shall be consecrated to Christ, and done for His sake
Alexander Maclaren

Housework is a treadmill from futility to oblivion with stop-offs at tedium and counter productivity.
Erma Bombeck

Hey, I don't produce my shows, I just show up to work!
Ricki Lake

I heard someone tried the monkeys-on-typewriters bit trying for the plays of W. Shakespeare, but all they got was the collected works of Francis Bacon.
Bill Hirst

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. [On how to be a successful athlete]
Gail Devers

A lot of people are a lot different at work than they are at home.
Barry Bonds

Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
Henri Matisse

I can't enjoy management. I work all week to win a game. If we win, I have an unbelievable high for 20 minutes. If we are beaten, it's a bottomless pit. I have a depression after a defeat.
Steve Coppell

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
Ronald Reagan

I've had a fantastic time at Blue Peter and the whole team have been great to work with, but it's now time to move on.
I'm looking forward to working on new projects in the future.
Katy Hill

You shouldn't have to justify your work.
Judy Chicago

I saw Dave's suit of armour a while back and told him I'd always fancied one of those. He said he'd give it to me as a bonus if I kept Wigan in the Premiership this season... then he turned up at the training ground and presented it to me saying he was so certain of us staying up he was giving me my bonus early - but if this run carries on I might have to see if I can wear it to work!
Paul Jewell

I think the people, the working-man people, made a statement here, that you don't have to be a college graduate to be a good Canadian.
Don Cherry

I go out because it's a release! It's about seeing my friends and not working. Being seen is just something that comes along with it.
Lindsay Lohan

I feel tremendous pride in coaching Wales and gratitude at the chance to work at the highest level. Wales is the sleeping giant of world rugby, I want to achieve potential.
Warren Gatland

I don't feel the need as a serious actor to do stupid movies just to keep my face out there. Me no likey worky.
Ellen Barkin

Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
Andre Agassi

I enjoy money. Not enough people in this world are happy. I'm determined to be contented, and having plenty of money from working makes it easier for me.
Karen Carpenter

It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it. Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely, at an angle.
André Gide

I employ 20 people in Vienna. The other 130 coworkers are pilots and flight companions. The overhead is limited with me.
Niki Lauda

Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs, so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
Alfred Hitchcock

My father worked hard in the Uzbek judicial system and my mother was a wonderful human being. These people could not have brought up what one European politician called a gangster and racketeer. I will leave that one to his conscience
Alisher Usmanov



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