On Work

“I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen."

Frank Lloyd Wright, architect

“I’m a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."

Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States

“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work."

Peter Drucker father of modern management theory

“By the work one knows the workman."

Jean De La Fontaine, 17th century French poet

“Screw the money. No money can compensate for being turned into a rat in a cage… We’ve got plenty of slaves. You can identify them because they wear neckties."

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of The Black Swan

Published: October 14, 2008 Last updated: October 14, 2008

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