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Like Sisyphus, our work is never done; Continually rolls back the restless stone. (The Thresher's Labour)
Stephen Duck

'God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.'
Drew Barrymore

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Charles Kettering

If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.
Arthur Kroc

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity
Mahatma Gandhi

I'm on the road ten days a month, that's my workout.
Bryan Adams

Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him.
Dorothy L Sayers

Even now a team of linguists is at work translating Don Revie's writings on the game [of football] from the original gibberish into Arabic.
Michael Parkinson

Living is like working out a long addition sum, and if you make a mistake in the first two totals you will never find the right answer. It means involving oneself in a complicated chain of circumstances.
Cesare Pavese

Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
William Penn

So I'm going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle.
Dean Stockwell

Work is the thing that interferes with golf.
Frank Dane

A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.
H S M Burns

I was at the end of my tether when my first book was published. For eight years I didn't make a penny, I worked so hard, didn't drink, didn't enjoy life.
Orhan Pamuk

Necessity does the work of courage.
Nicholas Murray Butler

We want a local hard-working MP. We don't expect another Tony Blair. You don't get another Tony Blair. There's not many of them in the world
John Burton

It takes a lot of energy to work, in general, especially if you're the lead in something.
Faith Ford

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits and then complain that he's not the man she married?
Barbra Streisand

Nothing is so much fun as business. I do not expect to do anything but work as long as I can stand up.
William Wrigley Jnr

A lot of people have focused on my well publicised relationships but of much more importance and relevance is my work itself.
Darren Day

We're all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
Tennessee Williams

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

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
Henri Matisse

An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands of work with the need to care for children, or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for
Kim Campbell

I don't believe in dying. It's been done. I'm working on a new exit. Besides, I can't die now - I'm booked.
George Burns

I don't know what I feel about wearing my furs anymore. I worked so hard to have a fur coat, and I don't want to wear it anymore because I'm so wrapped up in the animals. I have real deep thoughts about it because I care about the world and nature.
Diana Ross

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful.
Marie Curie

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
Robert Orben

American business long ago gave up on demanding that prospective employees be honest and hardworking. It has even stopped hoping for employees who are educated enough that they can tell the difference between the men's room and the women's room without having little pictures on the doors.
Dave Barry

If ants are such busy workers, how come they find time to go to all the picnics?
Marie Dressler

Yes is the answer to that question. I've enjoyed being in government... if it would be useful for me to serve I would like to do that. [saying he would like to work for Gordon Brown despite his previous opinions of him!]
Charles Clarke

Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.
Brad Henry

A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
Louis Nizer

It is true that a lot of people fall for the American Dream, but if you want to actually make it you have to work as hard as anywhere else, it is just that you are surely guaranteed a fair chance.
Eva Green

Editing a philosophy dictionary is jolly hard work!
Edward Craig

Hard work is one of the most rewarding things out there that you can do.
Harry Golden

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies, and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
Gustav Flaubert

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

I work out, I go to pilates, I walk and I eat everything I can get my hands on.
Sally Kellerman

Not every performance is a great work of art
Joe Calzaghe

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

Another part of the global war on terrorism that Canada and the United States are working on together is in helping failed states, states like Afghanistan, where people have no voice.
Paul Cellucci

No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
Ulysses S Grant

Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons.
Pope John Paul II

A lot of guys think the larger a woman's breasts are, the less intelligent she is. I don't think it works like that. I think it's the opposite. I think the larger a woman's breasts are, the less intelligent men become.
Anita Wise

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

Out of all the actors I have worked with, I love working with Larry Hagman the most. We were very close and it was just a wonderful time.
Barbara Eden

'I don't know anything about music. In my line of work you don't have to.'
Elvis Presley

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

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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