Work and Recreation
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Even if you aren't making money at your job, but doing something you love to do, you are a true success.
Ever notice that even the busiest people are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are?
First Law of Bicycling: No matter where you're going, it's uphill and against the wind.
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.
God gives every bird his worm, but he doesn't throw it into the nest.
Grinnell's Law of Labor Laxity: At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.
I'm not afraid of work... I can even sleep beside it.
It is not the horse that draws the cart, but the oats.
It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing.
If you love your job, you will never have to work another day in your life.
If only I could get that wonderful feeling of accomplishment without having to accomplish anything.
Holt's Law: All jobs are easy to the person who doesn't have to do them.
If bankers can count, how come they have eight windows and only four tellers?
A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
If God had really intended men to fly, he'd make it easier to get to the airport.