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Work and Recreation

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Commenttiny.ag/qyerpit3  ·   Fair (374 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.

Samuel Johnson, in Art and Literature and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/ey8g1nc6  ·   Fair (243 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/woh9u2ra  ·   Fair (203 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

Alan Kay, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/h30nvlal  ·   Fair (167 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.

Elbert Hubbard, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/kk02yrtg  ·   Fair (166 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who never do any more than they get paid for never get paid for any more than they do.

Elbert Hubbard, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/bgvxtarp  ·   Fair (1204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

Thomas Jefferson, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/t6cxlzxo  ·   Fair (1006 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, that gives happiness.

Thomas Jefferson, in Wealth and Poverty and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/upvjznor  ·   Fair (118 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/gsfxhwto  ·   Fair (87 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains.

Jane Hopkins, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/fpwszor9  ·   Fair (343 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.

Horace, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/jdx09rkj  ·   Fair (120 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

In labouring to be brief, I become obscure.

Horace, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/lkeuhfbn  ·   Fair (134 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If food were free, why work?

Doug Horton, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/lsxp5q2w  ·   Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Robert Benchley, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/atei0hjc  ·   Fair (892 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get to work.

Robert Frost, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/lqexisvl  ·   Fair (2837 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only way round is through.

Robert Frost, in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/z9ylo64a  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Most problems are either unimportant or impossible to solve.

Victor Galaz, (on why he is so silent during meetings), in Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/7graufwl  ·   Fair (1408 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi, in Law and Politics and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/tymlwb79  ·   Fair (3392 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in Vice and Virtue and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/sk2lr8ad  ·   Fair (77 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We will burn that bridge when we come to it.

Nick Gorski, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/zjurgdnl  ·   Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If one has not given everything, one has given nothing.

Georges Guynemer, in Work and Recreation

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