“People are more difficult to work with than machines. And when you break a person, he can’t be fixed.” | Rick Riordan

“Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well worn path.” | Steve Jobs

“Simple can be harder than complex. You have to work to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end, because once you get there, you can move mountains.” | Steve Jobs


“Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.” | Henry Ford

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” | Babe Ruth

“What’s terrible is to pretend that second-rate is first-rate. To pretend that you don’t need love when you do; or you like your work when you know quite well you’re capable of better.” | Doris Lessing

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.” | August Wilson

“All happiness depends on courage and work.” | Honoré de Balzac

“Where focus goes energy flows.” | Tony Robbins

“Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying.” | Studs Terkel

“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” | Barack Obama

“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don’t throw it away.” | Stephen Hawking

“When things don’t happen right away, just remember…it takes 6 months to build a Rolls-Royce and 13 hours to build a Toyota. ” | Unknown

“If you are lazy, and accept your lot, you may live in it. If you are willing to work, you can write your name anywhere you choose.” | Gene Stratton-Porter


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