Quotes of Drudgery

“ The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. ”

- John Ruskin

“ I have had my labour for my travail. - Troilus and Cressida. Act i. Sc. 1. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Luck is not chance, it is toil. Fortune is expensive smile is earned. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Those who think must govern those that toil. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ The love of praise, howe'er conceal'd by art,Reigns, more or less, and glows in ev'ry heart:The proud to gain it toils on toils endure,The modest shun it but to make it sure. ”

- Edward Young

“ And all to leave what with his toil he won, To that unfeather'd two-legged thing, a son. ”

- John Dryden

“ Light is the task where many share the toil. ”

- Homer

“ For the dead there are no more toils. ”

- Sophocles

“ Success, remember, is the reward of toil. ”

- Sophocles

“ Those that think must govern those that toil. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ The ides of surfing the net — I don't know who called it that — it's more like slogging through the net. ”

- Al Di Guido

“ Toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other. ”

- Seneca

“ Though the mills of God grind slowly; yet, they grind exceeding small. ”

- Friedrich Von Logau

“ Honor lies in honest toil. ”

- Grover Cleveland

“ We toil for leisure only to discover, when we have succeeded in our object, that leisure is a great toil. ”

- Horace Smith

“ Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ Against stupidity the very gods Themselves contend in vain. ”

- Friedrich von Schiller

“ None shall rule but the humble, And none but Toil shall have. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Mine is the horny hand of toil. ”

- John Singer Sargent

“ To myself, personally, it brings nothing but increasing drudgery and daily loss of friends. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ A vision without a task is but a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. A vision with a task is the hope of the world. ”

- Unknown

“ Evangelism as the New Testament describes it is not child's play. Evangelism is work, often hard work. Yet it is not drudgery. It puts person in good humor, and makes him truly human. ”

- Oswald C. Hoffman

“ Every job has drudgery, whether it is in the home, in the school, or in the office. The first secret of happiness is the recognition of this fundamental fact. ”

- M. C. McIntosh

“ Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. ”

- Orison S. Marden

“ Toil, feel, think, hope; you will be sure to dream enough before you die, without arranging for it. ”

- John Sterling

“ To sentence a man of true genius to the drudgery of a school is to put a racehorse on a treadmill. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun. ”

- Colleen C. Barrett

“ Work is not a curse, but drudgery is! ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else. ”

- Orison S. Marden
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