Work and Recreation
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Man is only happy as he finds a work worth doing, and does it well.
If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.
People who work sitting down are paid more than people who work standing up.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation, that gives happiness.
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
There's no real need to do housework -- after four years it doesn't get any worse.