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Comment#  ·   Fair (897 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Try to relax and enjoy the crisis.

Ashleigh Brilliant, Brilliant Thoughts (copyright info: www.ashleighbrilliant.com), in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (202 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Too much credit is given to the end result. The true lesson is in the struggle that takes place between the dream and reality. That struggle is a thing called life!

Garth Brooks, in Life and Death and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.

Geri Weitzman, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (192 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (160 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.

H. H. Williams, in Wisdom and Ignorance and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (225 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.

Woodrow Wilson, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (125 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.

George Winters, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Teamwork is wasting half of one's time explaining to others why they are wrong.

Georges Wolinski, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (119 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

Stephen Wright, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It's a small world, but I wouldn't want to paint it.

Steven Wright, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (825 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Jason Zalinger

Z-man's Law: When the paper is due, the printer will jam.

Jason Zalinger, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (138 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Émile Zola, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (149 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (293 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.

George Bernard Shaw, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (132 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't remember what you can infer.

Harry Tennant, in Science and Religion and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (265 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Men have become the tools of their tools.

Henry David Thoreau, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (258 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait until that other is ready.

Henry David Thoreau, in Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (356 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Forget and forgive. This is not difficult when properly understood. It means forget inconvenient duties, then forgive yourself for forgetting. By rigid practice and stern determination, it comes easy.

Mark Twain, in Vice and Virtue and Work and Recreation

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