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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.
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.
A woman we love rarely satisfies all our needs, and we deceive her with a woman whom we do not love.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.