I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle. From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.
Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.
I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
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.
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.
All happiness depends on courage and work.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
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.
Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.
I am awfully greedy; I want everything from life. I want to be a woman and to be a man, to have many friends and to have loneliness, to work much and write good books, to travel and enjoy myself, to be selfish and to be unselfish… You see, it is difficult to get all which I want. And then when I do not succeed I get mad with anger.
Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.
Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Give me a man who sings at his work.
What a man accomplishes in a day depends upon the way in which he approaches his tasks. When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen. When we do our work with a dynamic, conquering spirit, we get things done.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair.
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.