I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
Sometimes what works 40 years ago doesn’t work today.
My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me.
Work isn’t to make money you work to justify life.
It’s not about how much movement you do, how much interaction there is, it just reeks of credibility if it’s real. If it’s contrived, it seems to work for a while for the people who can’t filter out the real and unreal.
Always work hard, be honest, and be proud of who you are.
A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
The whole essence of good drawing – and of good thinking, perhaps – is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.
An honest God is the noblest work of man.
One thing I hope I’ll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
I love my wife and I know she loves me. We’re best friends. We’re just lucky to have found each other. It takes a lot of work but I just feel very blessed that I found the right person. It’s a very fortunate situation and not everyone has that.
For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I’m not sure where I’m going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn’t do it.
Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
The things that have always been important: to be a good man, to try to live my life the way God would have me, to turn it over to Him that His will might be worked in my life, to do my work without looking back, to give it all I’ve got, and to take pride in my work as an honest performer.
A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.
I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still about the work.
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
If you’re not willing to work hard, let someone else do it. I’d rather be with someone who does a horrible job, but gives 110% than with someone who does a good job and gives 60%.
An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
I’m very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It’s the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.
I love my work with a frenetic and perverse love, as an ascetic loves the hair shirt which scratches his belly.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which binds us in partnership in the serious work of the world.
I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
My work and my family are very important to me.
I think what made it difficult for people to get, and still makes it difficult for people to get, is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that, my music doesn’t exist without the performance-art element.
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities.
My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there’s a consistency that holds out, but is hard to define.
I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that’s what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.
We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.
If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.
Work while you work, play while you play – this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.
I don’t think about my previous success. I’m happy that the work I’ve done has been very successful.
Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.
I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?
If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.
Everyone has a story that makes me stronger. I know that the work I do is important and I enjoy it, but it is nice to hear the feedback of what we do to inspire others.
As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
John Kerry believes in an America where hard work is rewarded.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
I am only an average man but, by George, I work harder at it than the average man.
How can people be so stupid? I marvel at that. See, I think you have to work as being ignorant – and if you’re gonna work at being ignorant, why not work at being informed?
I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone, and that’s fine.