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I was disappointed with the way things went in Bangladesh and I felt I needed to work on a number of aspects of my game.
Vikram Solanki

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.
Henry Ford

Anybody who has worked for him will tell you trying to persuade him not to work a 16-hour day, a seven-day week and a 51-week year is very difficult indeed.

If I had a criticism, I would say he is a workaholic.
Ian MacKenzie

Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading.
M H Abrams

The final decision is not based on the programme that people see, his final decision is based on these two people who have been working with him for the six months.
Saira Khan

It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?
Ronald Reagan

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.
Antonio Gaudi

"I was a bookworm, and very skinny with big, thick glasses. I never went on dates and guys were afraid of me because I was smart. So I got contact lenses, started to dress a little better and tried not to talk about Plato with boys. It worked!"
Julianne Moore

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

For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke

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

It is an awful thing to say, but if I was a Rover worker I would not be pinning my hopes on a deal by next Monday, I'd be looking for a new job. [on Rover's troubles in April 2005]
Jeff Randall

The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the Universe, or part thereof. For that is a rather large model to work from.
Alexander Calder

Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
Margaret Mead

I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
Charles Schwab

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

Republicans believe largely in the market working, Democrats believe stereotypically that you've got to give people something
Harold Ford

There were a couple of girls shouting at me from the floor. At first I thought they fancied me but then I worked out they were shouting at me to miss. I don't really listen to women when they shout at me. If I was at home with the wife I'd just go to the bedroom and ignore her.
Peter Manley

I would most like to work wierh Mert and Marcus as they never fail to make women look absolutely flawless.
Rosie Huntington Whiteley

But when you look at the rubbish who are getting these awards and the absolute non-service they have given to the nation other than financing or working for political parties, you say, 'What company am I in?'
Michael Winner

For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You name it, I took it. Cocaine, ecstasy, even heroin although I never injected... I had a job so I looked like I was holding everything together. But then the cracks started to show. I began letting people down and turning up late for work [on her early 20s]
Davina McCall

I have been asked whether it is strange when a big story and big business for you is tragedy or ill fortune for someone else; but the fact is that is how many things in life work sadly.
Mary Hart

We will provide a right for parents to request to work flexible hours when their child is young.
Stephen Byers

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about.
Earl Nightingale

We do not go to work only to earn an income, but to find meaning in our lives. What we do is a large part of what we are.
Alan Ryan

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
Michael Korda

'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

The work of Henry James has always seemed divisible by a simple dynastic arrangement into three reighs: James I, James II and the Old Pretender.
Philip Guedalla

Find a job you love and you'll never work a day in your life.
Confucius

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

I write about five thousand words a day, when working on a book, about three thousand a day if I'm writing a short story. I take long periods off between projects, when I read a lot, garden, and think about the next book or stories.
Eric Brown

The process of competitively selecting contractors to perform work is based on a system of rewards and penalties, all distributed randomly.
Norman Augustine

I have a bad time between jobs because I'm always convinced I'll never work again. I think it may be an English thing, this fear of unemployment.
Tim Roth

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

A record is nothing if not shared. I'm proud of the record but I'm even more proud to be working with the best team in the world.
Ellen MacArthur

I work hard and keep myself fit, and particularly on the grass I always feel that I can give anyone a good game, even the best players on this surface [on being a good player well into his thirties]
Cedric Pioline

Robots are coming thick and fast, with robot domestics, gardeners, cooks, companions, lovers, taxis, factory workers, space explorers, soldiers, maybe police and certainly pets.
Noel Sharkey

Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The Number 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model.
Jimmy Fallon

My personal weight loss plan really works.

I never eat breakfast and only ever have two meals a day [though nutritionists say breakfast is the most important meal of the day!]
Minette Walters

Every work of Genius is tinctured by the feelings, and often originates in the events of times
Isaac Disraeli

The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.
Samuel Smiles

Having lived in China for 4 years, working as an HR manager in a Chinese company,
I'm somewhat uncomfortable being associated with the horde of academic locusts that have descended upon China, spent a week there, and came back to give advice as an expert on China. There are no experts on China.
Dr. Romie F. Littrell

Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores.
Tom Wolfe

If you don't deliver, you don't earn the flexibility [on work-life balance]
Jack Welch

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Bette Davis

Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.
John Milton

It was a pretty tough match out there today. In the future I need to work hard and to improve my serve and fitness.
Anna Chakvetadzke

For want of me the world's course will not fail:
When all its work is done, the lie shall rot;
The truth is great, and shall prevail,
When none cares whether it prevail or not.
Coventry Patmore

It's a nervous work. The state that you need to write is the state that others are paying large sums to get rid of.
Shirley Hazzard



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