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Most men in a brazen prison live, Where, in the sun's hot eye, With heads bent o'er their toil, they languidly Their lives to some unmeaning taskwork give, Dreaming of nought beyond their prison-wall.
In the morning, when thou art sluggish at rousing thee, let this thought be present: "I am rising to a man's work."
The way to tell if your job is done: if you're alive, you've got a job.
Capitalism arose and took off its pajamas. Another day, another dollar. Each man is valued at what he will bring in the marketplace. Meaning has been drained from work and assigned instead to remuneration.
Often in other countries, one is waited on by people who obviously believe they were destined for better things but were forced by cruel fate to accept a degrading occupation, so degrading in fact as to bring them in contact with people like you. This never happens in Italy.
As a remedy against all ills-poverty, sickness, and melancholy-only one thing is absolutely necessary: a liking for work.
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
The use of the head abridges the labor of the hands.
Work is not the curse, but drudgery is.
A man's work is rather the needful supplement to himself than the outcome of it.
Everything you can imagine is real.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.