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    Quotations about Work

    • Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
      Satires, by Horace
    • Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.
    • When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
    • The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.
      The Woman Warrior, 1976, by Maxine Hong Kingston
    • Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place.
      in The Wall Street Journal, by Hal Lancaster
    • When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'
    • Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
    • A man ought to work. That's what he's here for. That's how he contributes to the welfare of the community.
      The Razor's Edge, 1943, by William Somerset Maugham
    • I like manual labor. Whenever I've got waterlogged with study, I've taken a spell of it and found it spiritually invigorating.
      The Razor's Edge, 1943, by William Somerset Maugham
    • Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
    If we're missing any Work quotations, do let us know.

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