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Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
by Harry S. Truman

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

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The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Intense feeling too often obscures the truth.
- Harry S. Truman

Nothing is more important in our national life
than the welfare of our children.
- Harry S. Truman (when signing the National School Lunch Act in 1946)

 

You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.
- Harry S. Truman

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job:
it's a depression when you lose yours.
- Harry S. Truman

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
- Henry David Thoreau

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

The Tao of the sage is work without effort.
Practice non-action. Work without doing.
- Lao Tzu

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We are free only if we face the challenge of freedom,
do the work of freedom, fight the fight of freedom
and die the death for freedom.
- Charles G. Adams

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

I have not failed.
I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown
is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
- Bertrand Russell

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace

Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
- Henry David Thoreau

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Laziness may appear attractive,
but work gives satisfaction.
- Anne Frank

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

All successful people men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be,
ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward
their distant vision,
that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
- Vince Lombardi

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
- Elbert Hubbard

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
- Proverb

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu


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