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    The gull shall whistle in his wake, the blind wave break in fire.
    He shall fulfill God's utmost will, unknowing His desire,
    And he shall see old planets pass and alien stars arise,
    And give the gale his reckless sail in shadow of new skies.
    Strong lust of gear shall drive him out and hunger arm his hand,
    To wring his food from a desert nude, his foothold from the sand.

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Haste makes waste.

Haste makes waste.

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With hand on the spade and heart in the sky
Dress the ground and till it;
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With hand on the spade and heart in the sky
Dress the ground and till it;
Turn in the little seed, brown and dry,
Turn out the golden millet.
Work, and your house shall be duly fed:
Work, and rest shall be won;
I hold that a man had better be dead
Than alive when his work is done.

by Alice Cary Found in: Work Quotes,
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My work is a game, a very serious game.

My work is a game, a very serious game.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Work Quotes,
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Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.

Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Work Quotes,
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I look on that man as happy, who, when there is a question of success, looks into his work for read more

I look on that man as happy, who, when there is a question of success, looks into his work for a reply.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Work Quotes,
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I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for
hours. I love to keep read more

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for
hours. I love to keep it by me: the idea of getting rid of it
nearly breaks my heart.

by Jerome K. Jerome Found in: Work Quotes,
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A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three read more

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

by Albert Camus Found in: Work Quotes,
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The "value" or "worth" of a man is, as of all other things, his
price; that is to say, read more

The "value" or "worth" of a man is, as of all other things, his
price; that is to say, so much as would be given for the use of
his power.

by Thomas Hobbes Found in: Work Quotes,
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Each one to his own trade; then would the cows be well cared for.

Each one to his own trade; then would the cows be well cared for.

by J.p. Claris De Florian Found in: Work Quotes,
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