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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.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.