OMONGAN KERJO SANGAR
“Don’t measure someone’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom”
It is one of the strange ironies of this strange life [that] those who work the hardest, who subject themselves to the strictest discipline, who give up certain pleasurable things in order to achieve a goal, are the happiest people.
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from doubt.
–Charles Horace Mayo 1865-1939 American surgeon and co-founder of the Mayo Clinic
Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, that power to work is a blessing, that love of work is success.
–David O. McKay
You can always find reasons to work. There will always be one more thing to do. But when people don’t take time out, they stop being productive. They stop being happy, and that affects the morale of everyone around them.
–Carisa Bianchi TBWA/CHIAT/DAY San Francisco, in Fast Company
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it comes dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Most people say that it’s the intellect which makes a great scientist. They are wrong: it is character.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it Autograph your work with excellence.
Experience is an asset of which no worker can be cheated, no matter how selfish or greedy his immediate employer may be.
Vision is where tomorrow begins, for it expresses what you and others who share the vision will be working hard to create. Since most people don’t take the time to think systematically about the future, those who do, and who base their strategies and actions on their visions, have inordinate power to shape the future.
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
–Robert Frost (1874-1963) American poet
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy
Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.
All work done mindfully rounds us out, helps complete us as persons.
Nobody is Perfect, A TEAM can be —
You must always work not just within but below your means If you can handle three elements, handle only two. If you can handle ten, then handle only five. In that way the ones you do handle, you handle with more ease, more mastery, and you create a feeling of strength in reserve.
There is no substitute for hard work.
It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.
–Henry Ward Beecher
The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.
If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.
The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.
There’s a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren’t doing what you love, then what’s the point?
–Jim Carrey Actor
I don’t believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear — the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don’t understand what hard work is all about.
–A.L. Williams Businessman
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims.
–Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame football coach
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all cost of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
–Thomas Arnold Bennett
If a man does only what is required of him, he is a slave. If a man does more than is required of him, he is a free man.
Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.
In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first-ahead of personal glory.
–Paul Bear Bryant
If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
–Bud Wilkinson (1916-) US football coach
Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit.
No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything.
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.
People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.
–Dr. Allan Fromme
It’s not how high you want to rise, it’s knowing how to take off — Anonymous
It’s not what you want in life, it’s knowing how to reach it – Anonymous
It’s not the goal you set, it’s what you need to achieve it – Anonymous
It’s not what you dream of doing, it’s having the knowledge to do it – Anonymous
It’s not where you want to go, it’s knowing how to get there – Anonymous
“Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take many small steps” – Helmut Schmidt