Quotations About / On: WORK

  • 71.
    Hard work never fails; No doubt there is no failure for hard work yet the man who put the hard work succeed only when he projects it in the smart way. Otherwise it will be noticed in the edge of the moment. Isn't it?
    (Thought of writing on seeing those unsung heroes)
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  • 72.
    An honest, hard-working, but shiftless man plainly was John Field.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 226, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 73.
    Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
    (Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Mr. Knightley in Emma, ch. 8 (1816).)
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  • 74.
    O how full of briers is this working-day world!
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Rosalind, in As You Like It, act 1, sc. 3, l. 11-2. Sighing for love, she finds the everyday world thorny.)
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  • 75.
    Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Representative Men, "Plato," (1850).)
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  • 76.
    An honest man's the noblest work of God.
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. An Essay on Man (Fr. Epistle IV). SeCePo. Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.)
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  • 77.
    Art, whose honesty must work through artifice, cannot avoid cheating truth.
    (Laura Riding (1901-1991), U.S. poet. Selected Poems: In Five Sets, preface (1975).)
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  • 78.
    A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 150, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 79.
    The work of vegetation begins first in the irritability of the bark and leaf-buds.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Love," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847). This is reminiscent of the definition of life as the ability to be irritated.)
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  • 80.
    Evil gains work their punishment.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Antigone, l. 326.)
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