No theory is good unless it permits, not rest, but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.
- Andre Gide
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It's not the work which kills people it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.
- Henry Ward Beecher
The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.
- Earl Nightingale
All the real work is done in the rehearsal period.
- Donald Pleasence
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.
- John Burroughs
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.
- Calvin Coolidge
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
- Theodore Roosevelt
Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle