" Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up. "
- A. A. Milne
" What's good about not being a model is that it's not the thing I trade on. Once I start looking older, that won't affect me. I have never gotten anything done because I'm, like, so gorgeous. I'm good-looking enough that I can work in the business. "
- Amy Schumer
" I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work. "
- Plato
" I work very hard, and I play very hard. I'm grateful for life. And I live it - I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it. "
- Maya Angelou
" If you continue to work hard, let that be the fuel to your fire. "
- Pitbull
" The three ordinary things that we often don't pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty. "
- Azim Premji
" For a long time, I thought it was all down to dedication, hard work, and visualising doing well - that worked for a bit, but then it stopped. I've realised you have to be more practical and mature to make things actually happen. "
- Katarina Johnson-Thompson
" There are millions of Americans outside Washington who are tired of stale political arguments and are moving this country forward. They believe, and I believe, that here in America, our success should depend not on accident of birth, but the strength of our work ethic and the scope of our dreams. "
- Barack Obama
" Being a chef would be too much hard work. "
- Sophie Ellis-Bextor
" Whatever I try to do, I always try to give it my best and try to be a killer because, at the end of the day, if you don't work hard, you are not going to get food on your table. "
- Giannis Antetokounmpo
" All honest work is good work; it is capable of leading to self-development, provided the doer seeks to discover the inherent lessons and makes the most of the potentialities for such growth. "
- Paramahansa Yogananda
" Man was made at the end of the week's work, when God was tired. "
- Mark Twain
" For me, real life is hard work. Making movies is like a vacation for my soul. "
- Guillermo del Toro
" For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work. "
- Jessica Savitch
" In the city, we work until quitting time. On the farm, we work until the job is finished. "
- John Bytheway
" I like being the underdog so they don't expect what's going to happen. It pushes me to work harder and do the things I'm not doing better. "
- Kawhi Leonard
" I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process. "
- Vincent Van Gogh
" I think it's difficult to say what exactly made me become a successful DJ. It depends on so many different things. If I were given an award, I would thank my family, friends, Tiesto and the great team behind me for all their support and hard work. Without them, I wouldn't be where I am today. "
- Martin Garrix
" Honestly, it's not the medals that I feel so proud of. It's the way I conducted myself as an athlete, the hard work that I put forward. "
- Kyle Shewfelt
" Education is a work of self-organization by which man adapts himself to the conditions of life. "
- Maria Montessori
" The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. "
- Robert Frost
" Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day. "
- George Allen, Sr.
" When you want to be a fighter, you have to give it everything you got. MMA just became who I am because of the amount of work I was putting into my training. It all starts in the gym. The hours turn into days, days into weeks, and weeks into months; it's like school - the more time you spend learning, the better you'll be prepared for a test. "
- Rose Namajunas
" Hard work always wins in the end. "
- Lucas Till
" It's true: teamwork makes the dream work. "
- Natalya Neidhart
" Life is hard, and a lot of people come home tired from work. If they're gonna spend half an hour reading, they want some entertainment and a sense of achievement. So that's what I give them. That's all I'm trying to do. Is that really so wrong? "
- James Patterson
" I never work just to work. It's some combination of laziness and self-respect. "
- Harold Ramis
" Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest. "
- Chanakya
" Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we're thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don't show up. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin', no matter what. "
- Steven Pressfield
" Most of us need time to work through pain and loss. We can find all manner of reasons for postponing forgiveness. One of these reasons is waiting for the wrongdoers to repent before we forgive them. Yet such a delay causes us to forfeit the peace and happiness that could be ours. "
- James E. Faust