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All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work is alone noble.

All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work is alone noble.

by Thomas Carlyle Found in: Work Quotes,
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When Adam dolve, and Eve span,
Who was then the gentleman?

When Adam dolve, and Eve span,
Who was then the gentleman?

by John Ball Found in: Work Quotes,
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Good luck befriend thee, Son; for at thy birth
The fairy ladies danced upon the hearth.

Good luck befriend thee, Son; for at thy birth
The fairy ladies danced upon the hearth.

by John Milton Found in: Luck Quotes,
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All Nature seems at work, slugs leave their lair--
The bees are stirring--birds are on the wing--
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All Nature seems at work, slugs leave their lair--
The bees are stirring--birds are on the wing--
And Winter, slumbering in the open air,
Wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring!
And I the while, the sole unbusy thing,
Nor honey make, nor pair, nor build, nor sing.

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Found in: Work Quotes,
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Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you
employed.
[Lat., Facito aliquid operis, read more

Keep doing some kind of work, that the devil may always find you
employed.
[Lat., Facito aliquid operis, ut semper te diabolus inveniat
occupatum.]

by St. John Honeywood Found in: Work Quotes,
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All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck -- who keeps read more

All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through the bad luck -- who keeps right on going -- is the man who is there when the good luck comes -- and is ready to receive it.

by Robert Collier Found in: Luck Quotes,
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Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast in the stream where you least expect there will be a read more

Luck affects everything. Let your hook always be cast in the stream where you least expect there will be a fish.

by Ovid Found in: Luck Quotes,
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Basically, I no longer work for anything but the sensation I have
while working.

Basically, I no longer work for anything but the sensation I have
while working.

by John Gay Found in: Work Quotes,
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Light burthens, long borne, growe heavie.
[Light burdens, long borne, grow heavy.]

Light burthens, long borne, growe heavie.
[Light burdens, long borne, grow heavy.]

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