Work and Recreation
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People forget how fast you did a job -- but they remember how well you did it.
Man is only happy as he finds a work worth doing, and does it well.
If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving -- we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it -- but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour.
Committee: A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit to do the unnecessary.
The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.