A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
Above all, if what you've done is stupid, but it works, it ain't stupid.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.
Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.
Change yourself and your work will seem different.
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life.
Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
For me, I'm focused on what I want to do. I know what I need to do to be a champion, so I'm working on it.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time. … Character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
I can never stand still. I must explore and experiment. I am never satisfied with my work. I resent the limitations of my own imagination.
I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
I work hard, and I do good, and I'm going to enjoy myself. I'm not going to let you restrict me.
I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
I've heard that hard work never killed anyone, but I say why take the chance?
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
If I find 10,000 ways something won't work, I haven't failed. I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.
If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.
In the same vein as these events, National Minority Health Month also serves as a reminder of how much work needs to be done to eliminate health and healthcare inequities.
In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
It is not enough for the teacher to love the child. She must first love and understand the universe. She must prepare herself, and truly work at it.
It isn't enough to talk about peace; one must believe in it. And it isn't enough to believe in it; one must work at it.
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.
Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
No business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country
No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Of all the things I've done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment
Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can't be fixed.
Personally, I enjoy working about 18 hours a day. Besides the short catnaps I take each day, I average about four to five hours of sleep per night.
Plan your work - work your plan. Lack of system produces that 'I'm swamped' feeling.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Success in life depends on action, that is, on what you do, and not what you Feel or think, and the price of success is hard work.
Success is having a flair for the thing that you are doing, knowing that is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a sense of purpose.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
The one you buy will be the only one that doesn't work.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.
The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-nes
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.
This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.
Why, look at me. I've worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.
Without work, all life goes rotten, but when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Work and worship are necessary to take away the veil, to lift off the bondage and illusion.
Work does not kill a man, it is worry, irregularity and uncertainty that kill.
Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Work is love made visible. And if you can't work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
You have to work hard to get to the top of your game. I think every writer has doubts! I still do all the time.
You reach a point where you don't work for money.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.