Hard Work Is A Prison Sentence Only If It Does Not Have Meaning

“Everybody has something, that one thing they must do to feel happy. I think this is yours, and I want you to be happy. You don’t have to do it, but it’s here if you choose to come back to it.”
― Ilona Andrews, Magic Bleeds

“Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity.”
― Deepak Chopra

“Do not whine… Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.”
― Joan Didion, Blue Nights

“Always be smarter than the people who hire you.”
― Lena Horne

“Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful!’ and sitting in the shade.”
― Rudyard Kipling, Complete Verse

“Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning.”
― Malcolm Gladwell

“In my experience, nothing worthwhile has ever really been all that easy. But it certainly has been worthwhile regardless how difficult it seemed. ”
― Robert Fanney

“What worked yesterday doesn’t always work today.”
― Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

“You want to play house, you got to have a job. You want to play very nice house, very sweet house, then you got to have a job you don’t like. Great. This is the way ninety-eight-point-nine per cent of the people work things out, so believe me, buddy, you’ve got nothing to apologize for.”
― Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road

“Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.”
― Tim Fargo

“The man whose whole life is spent in performing a few simple operations, of which the effects are perhaps always the same, or very nearly the same, has no occasion to exert his understanding or to exercise his invention in finding out expedients for removing difficulties which never occur. He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become. ”
― Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations