Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.
The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.
Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
Seven Deadly Sins: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Science without humanity, Knowledge without character, Politics without principle, Commerce without morality, Worship without sacrifice.
This is the real secret of life -- to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
If 'A' is a success in life, then 'A' equals 'x' plus 'y' plus 'z'. Work is 'x'; 'y' is play; and 'z' is keeping your mouth shut
If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you'll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren't so lazy.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Short + Work quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Out of clutter, find simplicity.
We often miss opportunity because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work
Do your best and then relax. Let things go on in a natural way, rather than force them
When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really played.
The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What's a sundial in the shade?
All Work Quotes ⇑
We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
The only way to get a thing done is to start to do it, then keep on doing it, and finally you'll finish it.
In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
I don't really care. I shouldn't have to care. I shouldn't have to work this hard. I realize now that dying is easy. Living is hard.
Do not wait: the time will never be 'just right'. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.
Actionlessness is not attained simply by avoiding actions. By forsaking work no one reaches perfection.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Indeed I have always been of the opinion that hard work is simply the refuge of people who have nothing to do.
In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'
Those who are moderate in eating and recreation, balanced in work, and regulated in sleep, and remain awake will attain 'yoga'- the destroyer of suffering.
Meditate. Live purely. Be quiet. Do your work with mastery. Like the moon, come out from behind the clouds! Shine
I don't want to do anything. I don't even want to start this day because then I'll just be expected to finish it.
When you leave your work for the day, forget it; do not pick it up mentally and carry it home with you
We work in the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.
If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.
Well, I like to eat, sleep, drink, and be in love. I like to work, read, learn, and understand life.
People sometimes attribute my success to my genius; all the genius I know anything about is hard work.
There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.
I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer.
The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.
I don't like work--no man does--but I like what is in the work--the chance to find yourself. Your own reality--for yourself not for others--what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.
A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.
My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh -- anything but work.
Discipline helps you finish a job, and finishing is what separates excellent work from average work.
One minute was enough... A person had to work hard for it, but a minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
Work must be done as a sacrifice to the Supreme Lord; otherwise, work causes bondage in this material world.
All honest work is good work; it is capable of leading to self-development, provided the doer seeks to discover the inherent lessons and makes the most of the potentialities for such growth
You must learn to work without desire, and to live in this world without attachment.
Regardless of where your home and work are, cut out luxuries, buy less expensive clothes, supply yourself with things you really need, grow your own food, and put money aside regularly for greater security.