Favorite Quotations ~  Work, 3 True Work: Doing What You Love and Loving What You Do

"It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish." ~ J.R.R.Tolkien

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O Lord, thou givest us everything, at the price of an effort. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

Work needs to fit our personalities, just as shoes need to fit our feet. ~ Marsha Sinetar, Do What You Love

Work itself is the reward. If I choose challenging work it will pay me back with interest. At least I'll be interested even if nobody else is. And this attempt for excellence is what sustains the most well-lived and satisfying, successful lives. ~ Meryl Streep

Work is the vessel into which we pour so much of ourselves hope and disappointment, elation and rage, satisfaction and frustration. Yet any damp display of these emotions is seen as weakness. ~ Lisa Belkin, Life's Work

Work is something you can count on, a trusted, lifelong friend who never deserts you. ~ Margaret Bourke-White

A job is what we do for money; work is what we do for love. ~ Marysarah Quinn

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. ~ Henry Ford

A job should not become a life sentence. ~ Ronald L. Krannich

Don't expect others to do your work for you. ~ William Safire

A good rest is half the work. ~ Yugoslav Proverb

A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing. ~ Joseph Conrad

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. ~ Sam Ewing

I hate, simply, to work. I just hate to work, period. I am profoundly slothful. Practically inert. ~ Fran Lebowitz

To be successful, all you have to do is work half-days; you can work the first twelve hours or the second twelve hours. ~ Don Shula

There is no joy in living without joy in work. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

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