Quotations About / On: WORK

  • 11.
    Some people are born to create original works while, others are born to create artificial works; copying from the original.
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 12.
    ... to deprive an unborn baby the right to live is to counteract God's work. To counteract God's work is to rebel against His authority.
    (From my mini-sermon for Intermediate Sunday School class entitled 'Man: The Most Special Creation Of God.' It's an argument against pro-choicers.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 13.
    To make Democracy work, you need an aristocratic democracy. To make Aristocracy work, you need a democratic aristocracy.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (First produced 1910). Tarleton, in Misalliance, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 4, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1972).)
    More quotations from: George Bernard Shaw, work
  • 14.
    Many works of the ancients have become fragments. Many works of the moderns are fragments at the time of their origin.
    (Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Aphorism 24 in Selected Aphorisms from the Athenaeum (1798), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Von Schlegel, time
  • 15.
    ... no writing is a waste of time,—no creative work where the feelings, the imagination, the intelligence must work.
    (Brenda Ueland (1891-1985), U.S. author and writing teacher. If You Want to Write, 2nd. ed., ch. 2 (1938).)
  • 16.
    Know that it is good to work. Work with love and think of liking it when you do it.
    (Brenda Ueland (1891-1985), U.S. author and writing teacher. If You Want to Write, 2nd. ed., ch. 18 (1938).)
    More quotations from: Brenda Ueland, work, love
  • 17.
    Work is a sovereign remedy for all ills, and a man who loves to work will never be unhappy.
    (Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842-1911), U.S. chemist and educator. As quoted in The Life of Ellen H. Richards, ch. 3, by Caroline L. Hunt (1912). Written in an April 10, 1869, letter to her parents when she was a student at Vassar College.)
  • 18.
    A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
    (Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), Scottish essayist and historian. Chartism, ch. 4 (1839).)
    More quotations from: Thomas Carlyle, work, sun
  • 19.
    Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
    (Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), U.S. Republican (later Progressive) politician, president. Labor Day speech, Sept. 7, 1903, Syracuse, New York.)
    More quotations from: Theodore Roosevelt, work, life
  • 20.
    I did nothing but work. I made work my hobby. I was lucky that way.
    (Mary Roebling (1905-1994), U.S. banker, businesswoman, and philanthropist. As quoted in Past and Promise, part 4, by Denise V. Lang (1990). Said in an interview with the author on November 17, 1985, referring to her success in building a career in banking after the sudden death of her second husband, Siegfried Roebling (Her first husband had died in 1925); the Trenton Trust, where she assumed the Presidency upon his death, was the Roebling family bank.)
    More quotations from: Mary Roebling, work
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