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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.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
Count your age by friends, not years Count your life by smiles, not tears.
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Never have a companion who casts you in the shade.