"While some people can't wait until their retirement, others feel cheated that they have to retire at all."
"Do the kind of job that if at the end of the day,
your employer had to pay you what you were worth,
they couldn't afford to keep you, rather than for you to owe them."
"I've had enough success for two lifetimes, my success is talent put together with hard work and luck."
"I never did anything worth doing by accident,
nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work."
"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs.
Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger.
If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves."
"In order that a man may be happy, it is necessary that he should not only be capable of his work, but a good judge of his work."
"Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about."
"Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They're realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks."
Nan S. Russell
"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live."
"Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now."
P. T. Barnum
"One of the things that modern work has shown us time and time again is that a job seems only as good as the day is long. This simply means that one never knows when the fortunes of a company will change where no change was expected."
Byron Pulsifer, The Finish
"You can work hard, you can have excellent educational credentials, but how many points would your attitude score?"
Catherine Pulsifer, How Many Points Would You Score
"There is no substitute for hard work."