Tag Archives: Work

Difficulty Is Just the Beginning

In this modern world, it’s not a question of what’s painless.  Nor is it of not having choices.  It’s about making the choice to be and make a chosen relationship work.  Maybe it’s always been that way? Difficulty Is Just … Continue reading

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First Principles: Being Industrious and Well Employed Leads to Contentment

“When Men are employ’d they are best contented. For on the Days they work’d they were good-natur’d and chearful; and with the consciousness of having done a good Days work they spent the Evenings jollily; but on the idle Days … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Inspiration Comes From Work

“Just as appetite comes by eating so work brings inspiration.” – Igor Stravinsky, composer (1882-1971)      

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Thought For the Day: The Reward For Work Well Done Is the Opportunity To Do More

“The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.” – Jonas Salk      

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Thought For the Day: There Is Less Competition To Be Among Those Who Do the Work

“My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.” – Indira Gandhi … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Work Is the Greatest Pancea

“The greatest analgesic, soporific, stimulant, tranquilizer, narcotic, and to some extent even antibiotic — in short, the closest thing to a genuine panacea — known to medical science is work.” – Thomas Szasz, author, professor of psychiatry (15 Apr 1920-2012) … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Live A Balanced Life

“Live a balanced life. Learn some and think some, and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.” – Robert Fulghum, author (b. 1937)        

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Thought For the Day: Prayer and Work Together Get Us Through Our Days

“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.”  – St Augustine Sage advice from a sage.  Too often people choose to do either one or the other.  Even more often we struggle hard as … Continue reading

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