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Most people show up for work being physically accoutered but mentally disheveled.

Author: Eric Butterworth

Profession:

The secret of making something work in your lives is, first of all, the deep desire to make it work: then the faith and belief that it can work: then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one thought of doubt or disbelief.

Author: Eileen Caddy

Profession: American Spiritual Writer

It is an article of faith in my creed to pick the man who does not take himself seriously, but does take his work seriously.

Author: Michael C. Cahill

Profession:

Work is nothing but the slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great images in whose presence [His Or Her] heart first opened.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

A man perfects himself by working. Foul jungles are cleared away, fair seed-fields rise instead, and stately cities; and with the man himself first ceases to be a jungle, and foul unwholesome desert thereby. The man is now a man.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Our works are the mirror wherein the spirit first sees its natural lineaments, Hence, too, the folly of that impossible precept, Know thyself; till it be translated into this partially possible one, know what thou canst work at.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Work alone is noble.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.

Author: Cato The Elder

Profession: Roman Statesman, Orator

Every man is the son of his own works.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

The brave man carves out his fortune, and every man is the son of his own works.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

I believe that good things come to those who work.

Author: Wilt Chamberlain (1936)

Profession: American Basketball Player

Never hire anyone who is going to report directly to you who you do not intuitively just plain like from first impressions. If your instincts tell you you're going to have a hard time working with someone, pass.

Author: Fred Charette

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