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    • Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.
    • People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.
    • People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it.
    • Live neither in the past nor in the future, but let each day's work absorb your entire energies, and satisfy your widest ambition.
      to his students, by Sir William Osler
    • The secret of greatness is simple: do better work than any other man in your field - and keep on doing it.
    • Whenever it is in any way possible, every boy and girl should choose as his life work some occupation which he should like to do anyhow, even if he did not need the money.
    • Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
      Speech in New York, September 7, 1903, by Theodore Roosevelt
    • ...in order that a man may be happy, it is necessary that he should not only be capable of his work, but a good judge of his work.
    • In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
      Pre-Raphaelitism, 1850, by John Ruskin
    • One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
      Conquest of Happiness (1930) ch. 5, by Bertrand Russell
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