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"It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?"  (Ronald Reagan)

"No man ever said on his deathbed, 'I wish I had spent more time at the office.'"  (Senator Paul Tsongas)

"Ohne Fleiß, kein Preis. (Without industriousness, there is no reward.)"  (German Proverb)

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important."  (Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 1872-1970)

"Some of the fastest growing American corporations are the ones that, as they put in the business press, sell workers. So Man Power Incorporated is just booming. And the reason for the turn to temporary workers is perfectly straight forward. They can be treated just as goods, as material goods. If you want to throw them out, you throw them out. You don't want to pay them benefits, you don't pay them benefits."  (Noam Chomsky, from Radio Free LA, 1997)

"The labor of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce. You can't weigh the soul of a man with a bar of pig-iron."  (Samuel Gompers)

"The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it."  (Mother Teresa)

"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."  (Donald Kendall)

"There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living."  (Henry David Thoreau)

"You really have Social Disease when you make all your play work.  The only reason to play hard is to work hard, not the other way around like most people think."  (Andy Warhol, Andy Warhol's Exposures, 1980)

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