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tiny.ag/k4nebyuf  ·   Fair (814 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Austin Holmes

Even if you aren't making money at your job, but doing something you love to do, you are a true success.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/qxbfoafe  ·   Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Ever notice that even the busiest people are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are?

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/xadsxg7n  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

First Law of Bicycling: No matter where you're going, it's uphill and against the wind.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/51wy2e6t  ·   Fair (754 ratings)  ·  submitted (updated 10 Apr)

Give a man a fish and he'll ask for a lemon. Teach a man to fish and he'll leave work early on Friday.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/rfwbcxnu  ·   Fair (210 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

God gives every bird his worm, but he doesn't throw it into the nest.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/ximercsy  ·   Fair (203 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

God gives the nuts, but he doesn't crack them.

Unknown, (German proverb), in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/milcq4ya  ·   Fair (133 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Grinnell's Law of Labor Laxity: At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/dmjofbk9  ·   Fair (941 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester

Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/v0yeshan  ·   Fair (161 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I'm not afraid of work... I can even sleep beside it.

Unknown, in Vice and Virtue and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/r9askkgd  ·   Fair (231 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/tmqynfg7  ·   Fair (261 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/d4uzlrvm  ·   Fair (280 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/koyyq54r  ·   Fair (193 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you love your job, you will never have to work another day in your life.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/gjpds4m8  ·   Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If only I could get that wonderful feeling of accomplishment without having to accomplish anything.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/t1qexukp  ·   Fair (123 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Holt's Law: All jobs are easy to the person who doesn't have to do them.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/ugvde1cx  ·   Fair (204 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If bankers can count, how come they have eight windows and only four tellers?

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/piw4y7md  ·   Fair (164 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/5fjxbdkr  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

Unknown, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/kyj5oc1q  ·   Fair (125 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.

George Winters, in Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/ocikwgsj  ·   Fair (154 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Teamwork is wasting half of one's time explaining to others why they are wrong.

Georges Wolinski, in Work and Recreation