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Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip; it is your life's artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.

Confidence and hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure.

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

I certainly am not afraid of hard work. Hard work is only hard if you are not passionate about what you are doing.

I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.

A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities.

Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.

Everyone wants to ride the train but not everyone wants to lay the tracks.

The thickest sweats produce the sweetest life.

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.

Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.

Remember that all is opinion.

To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.

Working hard increases your odds of having success. Having success increase your odds of having haters. Get used to it.

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

When someone tells me no, it doesn't mean I can't do it, it simply means I can't do it with them.

I like criticism. It makes you strong.

I will feel no guilt on shutting my door to those who didn't listen.

You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle.

Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn”and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.

No matter how good you are, someone is always going to be against you. But never let them be the limit of your success.

The hated man is the result of his hater's pride rather than his hater's conscience.

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.

Nothing is complete and thus nothing is exempt from criticism.

I've been all over the world and I've never seen a statue of a critic.

The best way to counter-attack a hater is to make it blatantly obvious that their attack has had no impact on you.

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.

Hate hurts the hater more'n the hated.

I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.

I pay no attention whatever to anybody's praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.

Those people, who hate you, envy your freedom.

Do not seek praise. Seek criticism.

Everything seems better when we have to work to get it.

Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning.

Good things happen to those who hustle.

The one thing that matters is the effort.

I'd rather hustle 24/7 than slave 9 to 5.

Talent is crap. 50% of my success comes from luck. 50% comes from never giving up.

It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

Progress will come in fits and starts. It's not always a straight line. It's not always smooth path.

If you have an idea of what you want to do in your future, you must go at it with almost monastic obsession, be it music, the ballet or just a basic degree. You have to go at it single-mindedly and let nothing get in your way.

Be not afraid of going slowly. Be afraid only of standing still.

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.

Perseverance is the act of true role models and heroes.

Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward.

Four things come not back: The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, the neglected opportunity.

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.

Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.

You just don't luck into things. You build them step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.

If you really want something, and really work hard, and take advantage of opportunities, and never give up, you will find a way.

Success is three parts hard work and one part serendipity.

If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.

Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem a turned it into an opportunity.

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.

Create the things you wish existed.

The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.

If you desire to make a difference in the world, you must be different from the world.

Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.

My job as a leader is to make sure everybody in the company has great opportunities, and that they feel they're having a meaningful impact.

There are no mistakes, only opportunities.

So many things could happen with a hard work.

Money grows on the tree of persistence.

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

Don't forget the simplest rule: work first, wealth second.

Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night.

Making money isn't hard in itself... What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.

The more you learn, the more you earn.

Persist - don't take no for an answer. If you're happy to sit at your desk and not take any risk, you'll be sitting at your desk for the next 20 years.

Money is usually attracted, not pursued.

Do what you love and the money will follow.

Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.

Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.

Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.

Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.

If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault.

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they'll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they'll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.

I planned my success. I knew it was going to happen.

There is no substitute for hard work. Always be humble and hungry.

I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.

Overcoming fear is the first step to success for entrepreneurs. The winners all exemplify that, and the hard work and commitment they have shown underlines what is needed to set up a business.

Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.

Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.

The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.

Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.

Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.

Your fears are a kind of prison that confines you... The less you fear, the more power you will have and the more fully you will live.

Make each day your masterpiece.

Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.

Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.

Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and effort, and we control both.

Life without endeavor is like entering a jewel mine and coming out with empty hands.

To achieve what 1% of the world's population has, you must be willing to do what only 1% dares to do.

Without labor nothing prospers.

The ones who say you can't are too afraid you will.

Do not whine... Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.

Hard work betrays none.

What comes easy won't last. What lasts won't come easy.

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.

Work hard now, suffer and keep it up. Rewards are at the edge.

Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus.

When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn't an option. It's a necessity.

This is the real secret of life - to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.

The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.

A sign of a hard worker is one who works without complaint.

The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, they while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night.

All good work requires self-revelation.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

What you don't sweat out when you're young will turn into tears when you're old.

Destiny is for losers. It's just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen.

Men die of boredom, psychological conflict and disease. They do not die of hard work.

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination.

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.

It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.

I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

No one ever drowned in sweat. U.S.

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.

You just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking, and don't settle.

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really played.

My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.

I never viewed myself as particularly talented. Where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping, I'm working.

There is no substitute for hard work.

If you can't outplay them, outwork them.

If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.

Every professional was once an amateur.

Write the future.

Never slow down for the world, one day it will catch-up with you.

Education, actual learning - it is hard work. It's very personal. Your parents don't teach you anything. Your teachers don't teach you anything. The government doesn't teach you anything. You read it. You don't understand it; you read it again. You break a pencil and read it again.

Withstand the setbacks and failures, the days of drudgery, and the hard work that are always a part of any creative action.

Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't.

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.

To learn you must be willing to change. To change you must be willing to suffer. To suffer you must be willing to work.

Take up one idea, make that one idea your life. Think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.

Hard work never killed a man.

No matter how hard you work, someone else is working harder.

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.

There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life.

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.

Opportunity is missed by most because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

I think the thing about that was I was always willing to work; I was not the fastest or biggest player but I was determined to be the best football player I could be on the football field and I think I was able to accomplish that through hard work.

There's no talent here, this is hard work. This is an obsession.

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.

If you have faith when you pray, you will be given whatever you ask for.

It's hard work making movies. It's like being a doctor: you work long hours, very hard hours, and it's emotional, tense work. If you don't really love it, then it ain't worth it.

If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all.

I'm a designer, and I work very hard at that. People sometimes want to put down fashion by saying it's frivolous or superficial, but it's not that way at all. It's actually very hard work.

To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all, cherish a magnificent obsession.

Earned. Not given.

Be legendary.

Go hard or go home.

Start unknown. Finish unforgettable.

The only one who can tell you 'you can't' is you. And you don't have to listen.

Failure's not an option. It's a step.

If no one thinks you can then you have to.

Victory is paid for in sweat, courage and preparation.

The harder you push, the more you are pulled.

Giving up is simply not an option.

Success isn't given, it is earned. On the track, on the field, in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tear.

Think training is hard? Try losing.

You don't get it by wishing.

If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you. Make it burn.

Work hard. Dream big.

Dedicate yourself.

Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.

It's only a crazy dream until you do it.

Just do it.

Wake up determined. Go to bed satisfied.

Go and get your things. Dreams mean work.

Work incessantly, but be not attached to it.

God sells us all things at the price of labor.

No struggle, no progress, no success.

Work harder than you think you did yesterday.

Hard work does pay off.

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.

Nothing can beat hard work.

Work hard in silence; let success make the noise.

Light tomorrow with today.

I sweat in tears to get what I want.

Sore today, strong tomorrow.

Be thankful for what you have. Work hard for what you don't have.

It hurts now but one day it will be your warm up.

Look in the mirror - that's your competition.

Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.

Start with a cry, end with a smile.

I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.

The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.

Amateurs have hard work and speed. Professionals have hard work, speed and direction.

Hard work compounds like interest, and the earlier you do it, the more time you have for the benefits to pay off.

A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.

Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.

In order to master a field, you must love the subject and feel a profound connection to it. Your interest must transcend the field itself and border on the religious.

When you find the right thing to do, and people to work with, invest deeply into that, and stick with it for decades.

Shovel today's challenges for your tomorrow's freedom.

It does not matter where you are standing right now.

Inspiration usually comes during work rather than before it.

I don't like work - no man does - but I like what is in the work - the chance to find yourself. Your own reality - for yourself not for others - what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.

Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.

You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself.

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win.

You may not be there yet, but you're closer than you were yesterday.

When you feel like stopping think about why you started.

Baby steps are better than no steps at all. Keep going. You'll get there.

I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.

Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.

Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see further.

The problem with doing nothing is not knowing when you're finished.

I would rather risk wearing out than rusting out.

Let us work without reasoning, it is the only way to make life endurable.

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.

It doesn't matter how great your shoes are if you don't accomplish anything in them.

Be like a duck, paddling and working hard in the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling, calm face.

Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.

I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!

Everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to do the work!

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.

Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.

Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.

My life will be the best illustration of all my work.

The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.

There will be a wide margin for relaxation to his day. He is only earnest to secure the kernels of time, and does not exaggerate the value of the husk.

He is not looking forward to the sale of his crops or any pecuniary profit, but he is paid by the constant satisfaction which his labor yields him.

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted.

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.

People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.

When it comes to getting things done, we need fewer architects and more bricklayers.

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.

Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.

A goal properly set is halfway reached.

Decide what you want, and then act as if it were impossible to fail.

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

The dream that keeps you awake at night is the one that you must keep dreaming.

Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it.

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.

The only journey is the one within.

People with goals succeed because they know where they're going.

I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Work is an extension of personality. It is achievement. It is one of the ways in which a person measures his or her worth and humanity.

Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.

All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

When a really great dream shows up, grab it!

The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it's possible to achieve the American dream.

Dream more than others think practical. Expect more than others think possible. Care more than others think wise.

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do.

Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.

If one has faith, one has everything.

The principal part of faith is patience.

If you lose faith, you lose all.

Keep dreaming, keep believing, keep putting the effort. The only madness is half-heartedly.

When you pray as much as you work; you achieve as much as you dream.

Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it.

The mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent.

I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.

I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work 15 and 16 hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example.

The common man prays, 'I want a cookie right now!' And God responds, 'If you'd listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.

Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.

Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.

Good things come to those who wait. But better things come to those who work for it.

Know this above all else, God hears and answers every one of your prayers.

Time spent in prayer is never wasted.

Fervent prayers produce phenomenal results.

Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.

It's important to know that words don't move mountains. Work, exacting work moves mountains.

We must always work, and a self-respecting artist must not fold his hands on the pretext that he is not in the mood. If we wait for the mood, without endeavouring to meet it half-way, we easily become indolent and apathetic. We must be patient, and believe that inspiration will come to those who can master their disinclination.

Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.

Fear looks; faith jumps.

The only way to build a strong work ethic is getting your hands dirty.

All successes begin with self-discipline. It starts with you.

Focusing on daily efforts will give you momentum. Yearly goals will scare and overwhelm you.

I'm always perpetually out of my comfort zone.

If you work like a maniac for three hours you will have surpassed most people who work off and on for eight.

My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.

Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.

Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it'll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.

Why should the hen set all day? She can lay but one egg, and besides she will not have picked up materials for a new one. Those who work much do not work hard.

Only in recent history has working hard signaled pride rather than shame.

Before you start any work, ask yourself: is this the most important and most impactful task I could be doing right now.

I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.

Don't blame others as an excuse for your not working hard enough.

The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.

Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work.

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

And you're not willing to do your job as a human being? Why aren't you running to do what your nature demands?

The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.

Never expose the sweat and labor behind your poise.

The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.

Work isn't meaningful just because you spend your life doing it.

If hard work was so wonderful, the rich would keep it all for themselves.

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

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.

The obstacle is the way.

I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.

Work as hard as you can. Even though who you work with and what you work on are more important than how hard you work.

The better your feedback loop, the better your work. Businesses have the market. Novels have the readers. Science has experiments. It's when the feedback loop is a small group of bosses or peers that quality falls apart.

Hard work is an essential element in tracking down and perfecting a strategy or in executing it.

So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard.

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

Amateurs are busy and tense. Professionals are calm and focused.

There's no way around doing the work it takes to get you there.

Sometimes there's not a better way. Sometimes there's only the hard way.

A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.

He does nothing with haste and drudgery, but as if he loved it. He makes the most of his labor, and takes infinite satisfaction in every part of it.

Work and you'll get what you need; work harder and you'll get what you want.

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.

Never let your work drive you. Master it and keep it in complete control.

Don't make excuses for why you can't get it done. Focus on all the reasons why you must make it happen.

Blood, sweat and respect. The first two you give, the last one you get.

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.

So you were born to feel nice? Instead of doing things and experiencing them?

Don't you see the plants, the birds, the ants and spiders and bees going about their individual tasks, putting the world in order, as best they can?

If you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures.

I woult rather die of passion than of boredom.

What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.

A year from now you may wish you had started today.

Passion is the genesis of genius.

When you want to be successful as bad as you breathe, then you'll be successful.

To give anything less than your best, is to sacrifice the gift.

Amateurs think about shortcuts and success. Professionals think about daily habits and progress.

Successful people begin where failures leave off. Never settle for just getting the job done.

Fill the day with enthusiasm. Give the day all you've got and it will give you all it's got, which will be plenty.

Your true success in life begins only when you make the commitment to become excellent at what you do.

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.

There is no reason to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.

I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.

Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

We live in the kind of society where, in almost all cases, hard work is rewarded.

Always go with your passions. Never ask yourself if it's realistic or not.

Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better.

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.

Going all-in on something will make you feel alive and ultimately, satisfied.

Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.

To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?

If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.

No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

The best I can do is to try to encourage you to work hard at something you really want to do and have the ability to do.

Because any fool knows that to work hard at something you want to accomplish is the only way to be happy.

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.

The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure.

Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice.

The fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest.

Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.

The purpose of work should be the common good.

It is not work that kills men, it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more on a man than he can bear. But worry is rust upon the blade. It is not movement that destroys the machinery, but friction.

Inner work is finding joy in work. Our real work is heart work and soul work.

I can say the willingness to get dirty has always defined us as an nation, and it's a hallmark of hard work and a hallmark of fun, and dirt is not the enemy.

I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day. If you work hard and, of course, work out.

If you invest nothing, the reward is worth little.

Hard work makes you feel good because you have accomplished something.

Whatever you have not strive hard to achieve will not strive hard to fade.

I have an enormous longing after the highest and best in all shapes - a longing which haunts me and is the demon which ever impels me to work, and will let me have no rest unless I am doing his behests.

Just set one day's work in front of the last day's work. That's the way it comes out. And that's the only way it does.

With slight efforts, how can we obtain great results? It is foolish even to desire it.

It's not about money or connections. It's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone when it comes to your business.

Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn't what you get for it, but what you become for it.