Work and Recreation
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When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
There's no real need to do housework -- after four years it doesn't get any worse.
Iron rusts from disuse, stagnant water loses its purity, and in cold weather becomes frozen, even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
Try to relax and enjoy the crisis.
Too much credit is given to the end result. The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
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.
Not to be able to bear poverty is a shameful thing, but not to know how to chase it away by work is a more shameful thing yet.
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Necessity is the mother of invention.