Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
What I know is, is that if you do work that you love, and the work fulfills you, the rest will come.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.
Francis of Assisi
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.
In my work and in myself I reflect black people, women and men, as I reflect others. One day even the most self-protective ones will look into the mirror I provide and not be afraid.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.
Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen.
E. M. Forster
The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator, and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists.
I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do, the draughts are open and my chimney draws, and I am happy.
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence, and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.
For anything worth having one must pay the price and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
If you don't understand that you work for your mislabeled 'subordinates,' then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.
George Bernard Shaw
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time.
Michael J. Fox
But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it's not how our similarities work together it's how our differences work together.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.
If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.