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Comment#  ·   Fair (133 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Grinnell's Law of Labor Laxity: At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (941 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

Unknown, in 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

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