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Quotations About / On: WORK

  • 11.
    The New LogicIt would be nice if it worked. Ergo, it will work.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (18801956), U.S. journalist, critic. A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30, p. 616, Knopf (1949).)
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  • 12.
    When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
    (Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), French author, filmmaker. (Originally published 1918). Le Coq et l'Arlequin, Le Rappel à L'Ordre (1926), repr. In Collected Works, vol. 9 (1950).)
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  • 13.
    One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. "Phrases and Philosophies for the Use of the Young," Chameleon (London, Dec. 1894).)
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  • 14.
    We work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work to eat to get the strength to work.
    (John Dos Passos (1896-1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Produced by the New Playwrights Theatre in New York in the spring of 1929. Strikers in Airways, Inc. Act 2, Three Plays, Harcourt, Brace and Company (1934).)
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  • 15.
    No measure for stances
    No measure for reasons
    I be in her stances
    Working with circumstances
    (love)
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  • 16.
    Success is feeling proud of the magnificent works.
    (From the poem 'Success'.)
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  • 17.
    The harder you work, the luckier you get.
    (My father's pep talk to me when after I sold my first policy as a Rookie Sales agent for an insurance company. Just where he started almost 20 years in with the company)
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  • 18.
    Work as joy, inaccessible to the psychologists.
    (Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Eighth Notebook, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
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  • 19.
    Unpaid work never commands respect ...
    (Harriot Stanton Blatch (1856-1940), British suffragist; born in the United States. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 18, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902). Speaking before the thirtieth annual convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association, held February 13-19, 1898, in Washington, D.C. Her address was entitled "Woman as an Economic Factor"; here, she was reflecting on women's inability to gain genuine respect for the work they did in their homes.)
  • 20.
    Policy is the people you work with.
    (William Gaskill (b. 1930), British stage director. Times (London, September 6, 1989). Said of his job as theater director.)
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