What is it that you like
doing? If you don’t like it, get out of it, because
you’ll be lousy at it. You don’t have to stay with
a job for the rest of your life, because if you
don’t like it you’ll never be successful in it.
— Lee Iacocca
You are what
you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous
are you'll end up boring, stupid, and
— Bob Black
Don't flaunt your success, but don't apologize
for it either.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that
man can alter his
life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
— William James
I believe you
are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your
life, time, for nothing more
That's a rotten bargain.
— Rita Mae Brown
The best way to enjoy
your job is to imagine yourself without one.
— Oscar Wilde
I was proud to
work with the great Gershwin, and I would
have done it for nothing, which I did.
— Howard Dietz
"If you don't want to work you have to
work to earn enough money so that you won't have to
— Ogden Nash
By working faithfully eight hours a day
you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve
hours a day.
— Robert Frost
in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in
what you're doing, you'll like yourself,
you'll have inner peace. And if you have
that, along with physical
health, you'll have more success than you could
possibly have imagined.
— Roger Caras
Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his
call. There is one direction in which all space is
open to him.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
The best augury of a man's success in his
profession is that he thinks
it the finest in the world.
— George Eliot
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I
can give you the
formula for failure — which is: Try to please
— Herbert B. Swope
What counts is not the number of hours you put
in, but how much you put in the hours.
— Unknown wise person
spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with
an ordinary success.
— Mason Cooley
People seldom see the halting and painful steps
by which the most insignificant success is
— Anne Sullivan
Some aspects of success seem rather silly as
— Donald A. Miller
How to succeed:
try hard enough. How to fail: try too hard.
— Malcolm Forbes
One principal reason why people are so often
useless is that they
neglect their own profession or calling, and divide
and shift their
attention among a multitude of objects and
— Nathaniel Emmons
If your belief
system has not molded the life you desire, how
think will need to change.
— Asha Tyson