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Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else.

Author: Evelyn Ashford

Profession: American Track Athlete

Hard work brings prosperity; playing around brings poverty.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

To bring one's self to a frame of mind and to the proper energy to accomplish things that require plain hard work continuously is the one big battle that everyone has. When this battle is won for all time, then everything is easy.

Author: Thomas A. Buckner


Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win.

Author: Nadia Comaneci (1961)

Profession: Romanian Gymnast

There is no substitute for hard work.

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.

Author: Margaret M. Fitzpatrick

Profession: American educator

If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it.

Author: James A. Garfield (1831-1881)

Profession: Twentieth President of the USA

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.

Author: Wayne Gretzky (1961)

Profession: Canadian Hockey Player

I've had smarter people around me all my life, but I haven't run into one yet that can outwork me. And if they can't outwork you, then smarts aren't going to do them much good. That's just the way it is. And if you believe that and live by it, you'd be surprised at how much fun you can have.

Author: Woody Hayes

Profession: American College Football Coach

No one has ever drowned in sweat.

Author: Lou Holtz (1937)

Profession: American Football Coach

I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation.

Author: Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948)

Profession: American Jurist, Politician

You'll never succeed in idealizing hard work. Before you can dig mother earth you've got to take off your ideal jacket. The harder a man works, at brute labor, the thinner becomes his idealism, the darker his mind.

Author: D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

Profession: British Author

Hard work is the key to success, so work diligently on any project you undertake. If you truly want to be successful, be prepared to give up your leisure time and work past 5 PM and on weekends. Also, have faith in yourself. If you come up with a new idea that you believe in, don't allow other people to discourage you from pursuing it.

Author: Charles Lazarus

Profession: American Businessman

There are few things that you can't do as long as you are willing to apply yourself.

Author: Greg LeMond (1961)

Profession: American Cyclist, 3 Times Winner of the Tour de France

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him whose?

Author: Don Marquis (1878-1937)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist