Quotes on work and effort

We’ve almost completed our first day back. Here are another dozen quotes on work and effort that we found rather amusing today. (ed. – Thank you to all those who contacted us with words of encouragement on this day).  

  • Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment. – Heywood Hale Broun
  • Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with. – Stevie Wonder
  • It’s a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can’t eat for eight hours; he can’t drink for eight hours; he can’t make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work. – William Faulkner
  • Some people dream of success… while others wake up and work hard at it. – Author Unknown
  • The brain is a wonderful organ.  It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office. – Robert Frost
  • When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. – Henry J. Kaiser
  • He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence. – Laurence J. Peter
  • There’s nothing like biting off more than you can chew, and then chewing anyway.  – Mark Burnett
  • If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind. – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • God gave us two ends – one to sit on and one to think with.  Success depends on which one you use.  Head you win, tail you lose. – Author Unknown
  • Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you’re just sitting still? – J. Paul Getty

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