Quotes from the Masters
On Activity/Labor
"The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won't work - if you won't." -- Zig Ziglar   

"It is by work that man carves his way to that measure of power that will fit him for his destiny." -– Josiah G. Holland

"Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold." -– Sir William Osler  

"Most people engage in activities that are tension-relieving rather than goal-achieving." -- Brian Tracy

"Without constant activity, the threats of life will soon overwhelm the values." -- Jim Rohn  

"There is no reward without work being expended." -– George R. Means  

"I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely." -– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle  

"It isn't work, it's worry that makes people tired and frustrated." -– J. E. Gulick

"The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life." -- Charles M. Schwab  

"Our work is the presentation of our capabilities." -- Johann Wolfgang van Goethe  

"To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle." -– Sir William Osler  

"Laziness is a mood or a pose.  It's like a coat--you can take it off whenever you decide to. Activity breeds productivity. Get busy and you'll get business." -– Tom Hopkins

"The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor." -- Jim Rohn  

"The first qualification for success in my view is a strong work ethic." -– Henry Ford, II  

"Get moving; the more ground you cover, the more people you see, the more successful you will be." -- Brian Tracy

"Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work." -– William Feather  

"The more times and the more different things you try, the more likely it is that you will succeed." -- Brian Tracy

"Well done is better than well said." -– Ben Franklin  

"Work is effort applied toward some end. The most satisfying work involves directing our efforts toward achieving ends that we ourselves endorse as worthy expressions of our talent and character." -- William J. Bennett  

"I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often." -- Brian Tracy  

"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"For every promise, there is a price to pay." -- Jim Rohn

"The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it." -- Adam Smith

"One that would have the fruit must climb the tree." -- Thomas Fuller

"All your hopes, dreams, goals and aspirations are amenable to hard work." -- Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International