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Comment#  ·   Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (117 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

My work is a game -- a very serious game.

M. C. Escher, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (851 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.

Henry Ford, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (343 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.

Benjamin Franklin, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (571 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (1386 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Robert Frost, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (892 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get to work.

Robert Frost, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (2837 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only way round is through.

Robert Frost, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Most problems are either unimportant or impossible to solve.

Victor Galaz, (on why he is so silent during meetings), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (1408 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.

Mahatma Gandhi, in Law and Politics and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (3392 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him, he must regard himself as greater than he is.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in Vice and Virtue and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (77 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We will burn that bridge when we come to it.

Nick Gorski, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If one has not given everything, one has given nothing.

Georges Guynemer, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (48 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No vacation goes unpunished.

Karl A. Hakkarainen, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (53 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Committee: A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit to do the unnecessary.

Richard Harkness, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (1049 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Lord gave us farmers two strong hands so we could grab as much as we could with both of them.

Joseph Heller, Catch-22, in Work and Recreation

Catch-22 (paperback)

Comment#  ·   Fair (81 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never mistake motion for action.

Ernest Hemingway, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (1391 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.

Frank Herbert, Dune, in Work and Recreation

Dune (paperback)

Comment#  ·   Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure.

Oliver Herford, in Work and Recreation

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