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Quote Left The harder you work, the luckier you get. Quote Right
Quote Left Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching. Quote Right
Quote Left There was no exaggeration in Marian's definition of Flintcomb-Ash farm as a starve-acre place. The single fat thing on the soil was Marian herself; and she was an importation. Of the three classes of village, the village cared for by its lord, the village cared for by itself, and the village uncared for either by itself or by its lord (in other words, the village of a resident squires's tenantry, the village of free or copy-holders, and the absentee-owner's village, farmed with the land) this place, Flintcomb-Ash, was the third. But Tess set to work. Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity, was now no longer a minor feature in Mrs Angel Clare; and it sustained her. Quote Right
Quote Left Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend... when we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that's present -- love, health, family, friends, work, the joys of nature and personal pursuits that bring us pleasure -- the wasteland of illusion falls away and we experience Heaven on earth. Quote Right
Quote Left If I should die, I have left no immortal work behind me - nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - but I have loved the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remembered. Quote Right
Quote Left By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. Quote Right
Quote Left The sight of a Black nun strikes their sentimentality; and, as I am unalterably rooted in native ground, they consider me a work of primitive art, housed in a magical color; the incarnation of civilized, anti-heathenism, and the fruit of a triumphing idea. Quote Right
Quote Left The pure, the bright, The beautiful that stirred our hearts in youth, The impulses to wordless prayer, The streams of love and truth, The longing after something lost, The spirit's yearning cry, The striving after better hopes; These things can never die. The timid hand stretched forth to aid a brother in his need, A kindly word in grief's dark hour that proves a friend indeed; The plea for mercy softly breathed, When justice threatens high, The sorrow of a contrite heart; These things shall never die, shall never die. Let nothing pass, For every hand must find some work to do, Lose not a chance to waken love. Be firm and just and true, So shall a light that cannot fade beam on thee from on high, And angel voices say to thee; These things can never die. Quote Right
Quote Left Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work— I am the grass; I cover all. Quote Right
Quote Left Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work Quote Right
Quote Left Apathy isn’t it. We can do something. So flower power didn’t work. So what. We start again. Quote Right
Quote Left ...The city fireman-the fire that suddenly bursts forth in the close-pack'd square, The arriving engines, the hoarse shouts, the nimble stepping and daring, The strong command through the fire-trumpets, the falling in line, the rise and fall of the arms forcing the water, The slender, spasmic, blue-white jets-the bringing to bear of the hooks and ladders, and their execution, The crash and cut away of connecting wood-work, or through floors, if the fire smoulders under them, The crowd with their lit faces, watching-the glare and dense shadows;.... Quote Right
Quote Left A late lark twitters from the quiet skies: And from the west, Where the sun, his day's work ended, Lingers as in content, There falls on the old, gray city An influence luminous and serene, A shining peace. Quote Right
Quote Left More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies. Quote Right
Quote Left English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren't invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore its paradoxes, we find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square and a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig. And why is it that writers write but fingers don't fing, grocers don't groce and hammers don't ham? If the plural of tooth is teeth, why isn't the plural of booth beeth? One goose, 2 geese. So one moose, 2 meese? If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them, what do you call it? If teachers taught, why didn't preachers praught? If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat? Sometimes I think all the English speakers should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane. In what language do people recite at a play and play at a recital? Ship by truck and send cargo by ship? Have noses that run and feet that smell? How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites? Have you noticed that we talk about certain things only when they are absent? Have you ever seen a horsefull carriage or a strapfull gown? Met a sung hero or experienced requited love? Have you ever run into someone who was combobulated, gruntled, ruly or peccable? And where are all those people who ARE spring chickens or who would actually hurt a fly? You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language in which your house can burn up as it burns down, in which you fill in a form by filling it out and in which an alarm goes off by going on. Quote Right
Quote Left Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. Quote Right
Quote Left It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label. Quote Right
Quote Left It is not merely the likeness which is precious... but the association and the sense of nearness involved in the thing... the fact of the very shadow of the person lying there fixed forever! It is the very sanctification of portraits I think -- and it is not at all monstrous in me to say that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest Artist's work ever produced. Quote Right
Quote Left Taoism: Shit happens Hare krishna: Shit happens Rama Rama Ding Ding Hinduism: This shit has happened before Islam: That shit happens is the will of Allah Zen: What is the sound of shit happening? Existentialism: Shit doesn't happen; shit is Buddhism: When shit happens, is it really shit? Confucianism: Confucius say, 'Shit happens' 7th day Adventist: Shit happens on Saturdays Protestantism: Shit won't happen if I work harder Protestantism: If shit happens, it happens to someone else Catholicism: If shit happens, you deserved it Jehovah's Witnesses: Knock, knock, 'Shit happens' Jehovah's Witnesses: No shit happens until Armaggedon Unitarian: What is this shit? Mormon: Shit happens again & again & again Judaism: Oy vey! Why does this shit always happen to us? Pentacostalism: Praise the shit! Atheism: There is no shit! New Age: Shit happens and it happens to smell good Rastafarianism: Let's smoke this shit Shit Happens, in various World Religions Quote Right
Quote Left His ignorance was as remarkable as his knowledge. Of contemporary literature, philosophy and politics he appeared to know next to nothing. Upon my quoting Thomas Carlyle, he inquired in the naivest way who he might be and what he had done. My surprise reached a climax, however, when I found incidentally that he was ignorant of the Copernican Theory and of the composition of the Solar System. That any civilized human being in this nineteenth century should not be aware that the earth travelled round the sun appeared to me to be such an extraordinary fact that I could hardly realize it. You appear to be astonished, he said, smiling at my expression of surprise. Now that I do know it I shall do my best to forget it. To forget it! You see, he explained, I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic, and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose. A fool takes in all the lumber of every sort that he comes across, so that the knowledge which might be useful to him gets crowded out, or at best is jumbled up with a lot of other things, so that he has a difficulty in laying his hands upon it. Now the skillful workman is very careful indeed as to what he takes into his brain-attic. He will have nothing but the tools which may help him in doing his work, but of these he has a large assortment, and all in the most perfect order. It is a mistake to think that that little room has elastic walls and can distend to any extent. Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones. But the Solar System! I protested. What the deuce is it to me? he interrupted impatiently: you say that we go round the sun. If we went round the moon it would not make a pennyworth of difference to me or to my work. Quote Right
Quote Left Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority Quote Right
Quote Left Under the general name of Commodity, I rank all those advantages which our senses owe to nature. This, of course, is a benefit which is temporary and mediate, not ultimate, like its service to the soul. Yet although low, it is perfect in its kind, and is the only use of nature which all men apprehend. The misery of man appears like childish petulance, when we explore the steady and prodigal provision that has been made for his support and delight on this green ball which floats him through the heavens. What angels invented these splendid ornaments, these rich conveniences, this ocean of air above, this ocean of water beneath, this firmament of earth between? this zodiac of lights, this tent of dropping clouds, this striped coat of climates, this fourfold year? Beasts, fire, water, stones, and corn serve him. The field is at once his floor, his work-yard, his play-ground, his garden, and his bed. Quote Right
Quote Left Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture. Quote Right
Quote Left When I consider how my light is spent E're half my days, in this dark world and wide, And that one Talent which is death to hide, Lodg'd with me useless, though my Soul more bent To serve therewith my Maker, and present My true account, least he returning chide, Doth God exact day-labour, light deny'd, I fondly ask; But patience to prevent That murmur, soon replies, God doth not need Either man's work or his own gifts, who best Bear his milde yoak, they serve him best, his State Is Kingly. Thousands at his bidding speed And post o're Land and Ocean without rest: They also serve who only stand and waite. Quote Right
Quote Left Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better. Quote Right
Quote Left The most unfair thing about life is the way it ends. I mean, life is tough. It takes up a lot of your time. And then you die. What's that? A bonus? I think the life-cycle is all backwards. You should die first and get it all over with. Then you live in an old age home. You get kicked out when you're too young. You get a gold watch. You go to work. You work forty years until you're young enough to enjoy your retirement. You do drugs, alcohol and party. You get ready for high school. You go to grade school and become a kid. You play. You have no responsibilities. You become a little baby & go back into the womb. You spend your last nine months floating... Then, you finish off as an orgasm. I like it. Quote Right
Quote Left What I want to fix your attention on is the vast overall movement towards the discrediting, and finally the elimination, of every kind of human excellence -- moral, cultural, social or intellectual. And is it not pretty to notice how 'democracy' (in the incantatory sense) is now doing for us the work that was once done by the most ancient dictatorships, and by the same methods The basic proposal of the new education is to be that dunces and idlers must not be made to feel inferior to intelligent and industrious pupils. That would be 'undemocratic.' Children who are fit to proceed may be artificially kept back, because the others would get a trauma by being left behind. The bright pupil thus remains democratically fettered to his own age group throughout his school career, and a boy who would be capable of tackling Aeschylus or Dante sits listening to his coeval's attempts to spell out A CAT SAT ON A MAT. We may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when 'I'm as good as you' has fully had its way. All incentives to learn and all penalties for not learning will vanish. The few who might want to learn will be prevented who are they to overtop their fellows And anyway, the teachers -- or should I say nurses -- will be far too busy reassuring the dunces and patting them on the back to waste any time on real teaching. We shall no longer have to plan and toil to spread imperturbable conceit and incurable ignorance among men. Quote Right
Quote Left If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. Quote Right
Quote Left Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right. Quote Right
Quote Left The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it. Quote Right
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Quote Left Mediocre writing spawns editing — The Great Works born unchanged. Quote Right
Quote Left Appreciation and acknowledgment for the job well done are not grounds for improving skills and abilities to perform our task very well. Even no one appreciated you, look forward, work to the best of your ability because someday and somehow, you will remember not how many works you have done, not how fast you are, but for the consistency of your efforts and sacrifice you put into your works. Quote Right
Quote Left I like work; it certainly fascinates me. I can sit and stare at it for hours together without getting overwhelmed. I love to keep it by myself; only the task of finishing it tortures me Quote Right
Quote Left If your medicine works, you shouldn't need to advertise it Quote Right
Quote Left Work, when infused with purpose, transcends mere tasks and becomes a legacy. -Aloo Denish Obiero Quote Right
Quote Left Never get jealous when you see people win because you do not know the work they put in before the big win. It is tough out there. Celebrate people! Quote Right
Quote Left I am bored with this network of your life history can't be repeated. With love all Jagdish bajantri Quote Right
Quote Left Work, when infused with purpose, transcends mere tasks and becomes a legacy. ~Aloo Denish Obiero Quote Right
Quote Left In Paradise the women are said to fake orgasm but it all works out. The men fake sensitivity. Quote Right
Quote Left Zafar tun kehta hai palu kutay da putar, tera Matlab palu ka baap doggy, mum bich kutia, or palu katora Yani puppy, tujhay ye sab kaisay pata chala tera mukhbri ka network bara wasih hai baray khabri chor rakhay. Quote Right
Quote Left "If I am disgust for being a lazy in solid works, I am be loved for being a hardworker in soft works. The solid works can be benefited by very few people within some countable moments, while the works of pen and brush (soft works) can be benefited by all and the coming generations. So every da Vinci has his own brush to paint his own Lisa." Quote Right
Quote Left Work hard for success grow into excess. Quote Right
Quote Left Faith creates the belief that mountains have moved which avoids unnecessary work. Quote Right
Quote Left Women coming to work is like a voting right, It is not mandatory but each vote matters. Quote Right
Quote Left Teamwork exposes us to diverse perspectives, broadening our understanding and enriching our explorations. Quote Right
Quote Left "A poet's work is always incomplete because our life is for writing." Quote Right
Quote Left Labor Day is a day to recognize the dignity of work and the contributions of working people to our society. Quote Right
Quote Left American girls were raised on daydreams American boys are made of fireworks. Quote Right
Quote Left Labor Day is a day to recognize the dignity of work and the contributions of working people to our society. Dedicated to no single man, sect or class, Labor Day celebrates the tireless collective efforts of all individuals striving to make our nation a better place for us, our children, and future generations. The farmer and the businessperson, the civil servant, the private sector worker, all the workers..... let us honor their selfless service irrespective of their class or background. ~ Aloo Quote Right
Quote Left “Just as a bird cannot fly with one wing, so too must you balance work and play to soar in life.” Quote Right
Quote Left Act quitely and work in silence, let them see you lose, one day they will shock with the result. Quote Right
Quote Left Money seems so important but there are infinite ways to earn it..... Respect and fame bejewel only those who work hard with sincerity, those who are good learners. Quote Right
Quote Left Lived life, and always full fill your dreams.and never let no one put you down. always stay with positive energy.work hard for what u want in life. Quote Right
Quote Left The easiest thing is to write a poem. Far more difficult is the lifelong preparation that goes into each work. Quote Right
Quote Left I believe poetry is like sun bathing: one prepares himself, puts on the lotion and positions the chair -- and then the sun does its work. Train, learn...and it will happen. As with each of us, having an individual spirit, so poetry has a group spirit, seeing to its beauty and guarding its significance. Quote Right
Quote Left "A true poet's work is never done. I must say~write on-write on until it is done." Quote Right
Quote Left It might be a word for some, but it can mean the world for someone. So, work on choosing wise words or the words will start selling your dignity themselves without your prior permission. Quote Right
Quote Left Poetry from the heart is less Truth and Honesty, and mostly romance. One who reads poetry, really appreciates poetry, can tell if love went into the work. Can tell if heart and soul are invested in the write. Quote Right
Quote Left the fields of mine shine even when it is night cause my hard work was pure as the sun and it lights up everyone's world. Quote Right
Quote Left Agencies,Police aur Public ki madad say underworld don zafar supari killer apna network chalata hai. Quote Right
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