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Work and Recreation

156 aphorisms  ·  3 comments

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tiny.ag/rfwbcxnu  ·   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

tiny.ag/ximercsy  ·   Fair (203 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, (German proverb), in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/milcq4ya  ·   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

tiny.ag/dmjofbk9  ·   Fair (941 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

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

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/t1qexukp  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Holt's Law: All jobs are easy to the person who doesn't have to do them.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/v0yeshan  ·   Fair (161 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'm not afraid of work... I can even sleep beside it.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/piw4y7md  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/cdzh2i5q  ·   Fair (205 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/3xgs0jwo  ·   Fair (196 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/me4bnv2q  ·   Fair (249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ogden's Law: The sooner you fall behind, the more time you have to catch up.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/nqmdzsyl  ·   Fair (211 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Never put off till tomorrow what you can avoid all together.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/r9askkgd  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/d4uzlrvm  ·   Fair (280 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/ugvde1cx  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If bankers can count, how come they have eight windows and only four tellers?

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/gjpds4m8  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If only I could get that wonderful feeling of accomplishment without having to accomplish anything.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/koyyq54r  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you love your job, you will never have to work another day in your life.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/tmqynfg7  ·   Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/kyj5oc1q  ·   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

tiny.ag/ocikwgsj  ·   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

tiny.ag/nqsn2fb1  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

Stephen Wright, in Work and Recreation