Hope is a waking dream.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow-ripening fruit.
As long as this exists, this sunshine and this cloudless sky, and as long as I can enjoy it, how can I be sad?
Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.
Great dreamers’ dreams are never fulfilled, they are always transcended.
Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought.
It’s a blessing to have work that feels fulfilling.
The amount of money that is in your bank at the time of your death is the extra work you did which wasn’t necessary.
Anyone who sees and paints a sky green and fields blue ought to be sterilized.
Even the mundane task may have something to teach you – especially if it’s a task you haven’t performed before.
I’ve always been on the business side – running P&L and working with clients.
I was always first in, last out, but not inefficiently.
If you’re not making use of even the most routine assignment to learn something, realize that many of your colleagues and coworkers are.
It’s important to experience as many parts of an organization as you can – because someday, you may have the chance to lead that organization.
Work is the best remedy, both moral and aesthetic.
There are billions of stars in the sky yet your smile shines the brightest.
O man you are busy working for the world and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
It’s when children are 15, 16 or 17 that they decide whether they want to be a doctor, an engineer, a politician or go to the Mars or moon. That is the time they start having a dream, and that’s the time you can work on them. You can help them shape their dreams.