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Comment#  ·   Fair (192 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (160 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

H. H. Williams, in Wisdom and Ignorance and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

Woodrow Wilson, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (125 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.

George Winters, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Teamwork is wasting half of one's time explaining to others why they are wrong.

Georges Wolinski, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

Stephen Wright, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it.

Steven Wright, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (825 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Jason Zalinger

Z-man's Law: When the paper is due, the printer will jam.

Jason Zalinger, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (138 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.

Émile Zola, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (149 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (897 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by Mindy Romero

Don't do whatever you like -- like whatever you do.

Unknown, in Happiness and Misery and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (814 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Austin Holmes  · 

Even if you aren't making money at your job, but doing something you love to do, you are a true success.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ever notice that even the busiest people are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are?

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

First Law of Bicycling: No matter where you're going, it's uphill and against the wind.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (754 ratings)  ·  submitted (updated 5:10)

Give a man a fish and he'll ask for a lemon. Teach a man to fish and he'll leave work early on Friday.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

God gives every bird his worm, but he doesn't throw it into the nest.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (203 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

God gives the nuts, but he doesn't crack them.

Unknown, (German proverb), in Work and Recreation

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