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"Work is a search for daily meaning as well as for daily bread." - Studs Terkel

"The daily work - that goes on, it adds up." - Barbara Kingsolver

"The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished." - Anonymous

"Put 'going the extra mile' to work as part of one's daily habit" - Bruce Lee

"What is a historian? Someone who doesn't write well enough to work on a daily." - Karl Kraus

"Prayer must not be our chance work but our daily business, our habit and vocation." - Charles Spurgeon

"How grudging memory is, and how bitterly she clutches the raw material of her daily work." - Lawrence Durrell

"I think of art as coming from daily life, daily experience. I think it's very important not to have it become work for some kind of elite circle." - Ai Weiwei

"Career success is using your daily work, schoolwork, work in the world, work at home, as a way of advancing your mental state." - Frederick Lenz

"If there is some art involved, Id like it to be that it came through the cracks of daily work." - Martin Mull

"work is elevated by our daily environment into something that is appropriately done everywhere and at every conceivable moment." - Sally Helgesen

"Understanding comes hard to persons of high rank who are accustomed to phony lifestyles that involve no daily work." - Kenzaburo Oe

"Sometimes creativity just means the daily work of helping others to see a problem in a different way." - Joseph Badaracco

"The big things that come our way are ... the fruit of seeds planted in the daily routine of our work." - William Feather

"What I still ask for daily-for life as long as I have work to do, and work as long as I have life." - Reynolds Price

"Abandon fancy theologies and imaginary ideas and do some ordinary daily work... {Engage in this work with} unswerving kindness and unending patience." - Laozi

"Whether our work is art or science or the daily work of society, it is only the form in which we explore our experience which is different." - Jacob Bronowski

"To pray is to let God into our lives. He knocks and seeks admittance, not only in the solemn hours of secret prayer. He knocks in the midst of your daily work, your daily struggles, your daily grind. That is when you need Him most." - Ole Hallesby

"Don't wait for an employer, friend, or mentor to show appreciation for your work. Take pride in your own efforts on a daily basis." - Denis Waitley

"Accustom yourself gradually to carry Prayer into all your daily occupation - speak, act, work in peace, as if you were in prayer, as indeed you ought to be." - Francois Fenelon

"Somewhere there is an ancient enmity between our daily life and the great work. Help me in saying it, to understand it." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work." - Beryl Markham

"Learning is a daily experience and a lifetime mission. I truly believe in the saying "We work to become, not to acquire."" - Bill Russell

"The happy individual is able to renew daily and with full consciousness all the basic expressions of human identity: work, love, communication, play, and rest." - Robert Grudin

"Painting pictures is simply the official, the daily work, the profession, and in the case of the watercolours I can sooner afford to follow my mood, my spirits." - Gerhard Richter

"Artists lead unglamorous daily lives of discipline and routine, but their work is full of passion. Each has a vision and feels responsibility to that vision." - Merrill Brockway

"If we live the faith in our daily life, then our work too becomes a chance to spread the joy of being a Christian." - Pope Francis

"It is a sober truth that people who live only to amuse themselves work harder at the task than most people do in earning their daily bread." - Hannah More

"When a man, a woman, see their little daily tasks as integral portions of the one great work, they are no longer drudges but co-workers with God." - Annie Besant

"Nature can be trusted to work her own miracle in the heart of any man whose daily task keeps him alone among her sights, sounds and silences." - Gene Stratton-Porter

"When it becomes clear to us that prayer is a part of our daily program of work, it will also become clear to us that we must arrange our daily program in such a way that there is time also for this work, just as we set aside time for other necessary things, such as eating and dressing." - Ole Hallesby

"Improving daily work is even more important than doing daily work." - Gene Kim

"Do you mortify; do you make it your daily work; be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you." - John Owen

"Unless I have enough personal power to keep commitments in my daily life, I will be unable to wield magical power. To work magic, I need a basic belief in my ability to do things and cause things to happen. That belief is generated and sustained by my daily actions." - Starhawk

"Why not make a daily pleasure out a daily necessity." - Peter Mayle

"I pray daily... for peace." - Paul O'Neill

"Oh, how daily life is." - Jules Laforgue

"Resignation is a daily suicide." - Honore De Balzac

"In our daily life, we encounter people we are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying ere is so their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together." - Margaret J Wheatley

"Never complain, about the number of hours you have put in, to do a job, Your nobility must estimate how much of you Was put into each hour of your daily work" - Chinmayananda Saraswati

"In daily terms, the work of listening is to be constantly worn free of our preconceptions and preferences so that nothing stands in the way of our direct experience of life." - Mark Nepo

"Democracy doesn't work unless people are well informed, and I don't know that we are. People just don't have the time. Most people's daily lives are just about surviving. Most people don't have time to really study [crucial] issues." - Brad Pitt

"According to the New York Daily News, Geraldo said he is now carrying a gun, and he will personally shoot Osama bin Laden if he finds him. If Osama also has a gun, this could work out okay." - Jay Leno

"Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks." - James Baldwin

"The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will." - Elizabeth Ann Seton

"I guess the biggest world difference you can make is in people's relations to their own emotions, 'cause emotions rule so much of our daily life, and I think that's where we work." - Alison Pill

"I work with the president almost on a daily basis. I was with him until 6:30 last night. I'll be with him Thursday morning. We talk every day." - Dan Quayle

"All the daily routine of life, our dressing and undressing, the coming and going from our work or carrying through of its various operations, is utterly without mental reference to pleasure and pain, except under rarely realized conditions." - William James

"Accustom yourself gradually to carry prayer into all your daily occupations. Speak, move, work, in peace, as if you were in prayer, as indeed you ought to be. Do everything without excitement, by the spirit of grace." - Francois Fenelon

"It seemed that we loved each other better when there were large swaths of two continents between us. The daily work of love was often hard to perform at home." - Aleksandar Hemon

"[Do not] overburden yourself with rules of devotion, but persist in doing well those you have, your daily actions, your work; in a word, let everything revolve around doing well what you are doing." - Vincent de Paul

"We are responsible for the quality of our vision, we have a say in the shaping of our sensibility. In the many thousand daily choices we make, we create ourselves and the voice with which we speak and work." - Carolyn Forche

"If we can look upon our work not for self-benefit,but as a means to benefit society,we will be practicing appreciation and patience in our daily lives." - Gautama Buddha

"Geneva is a city where the living conditions and hospitality provided by both the population and authorities of Geneva - at all levels - are exemplary and greatly facilitate the work and daily life of WHO employees." - Margaret Chan

"The best work in literature is always done by those who do not depend on it for their daily bread and the highest form of literature, Poetry, brings no wealth to the singer." - Oscar Wilde

"Man hath his daily work of body or mind Appointed." - John Milton

"I still work out on a daily basis." - Clint Eastwood

"The Prophet introduced a system of prayer in that it was interwoven into man's daily work: a prayer in the morning when he arose from his bed; a prayer at lunch time, as an indication that if his body needed a diet, so did his spirit; a prayer in the afternoon when he retired from his daily work; a prayer at sunset and a prayer when going to bed." - Muhammad Ali

"Bless, O Lord of the centuries and the millennia, the daily work by which men and women provide bread for themselves and their loved ones. We also offer to your fatherly hands the toil and sacrifices associated with work, in union with your Son Jesus Christ, who redeemed human work from the yoke of sin and restored it to its original dignity." - Pope John Paul Ii

"And to get the work done that I must do, one has to work in isolation and not be readily disturbed... I don't have daily newspapers, and I like to feel when I get up in the morning my attention is fixed on the work I am going to do." - Reg Butler

"Faith and daily life, faith and work-these are not separate things. They are one and the same. To think of them as separate-that faith is faith, and work is work-is theoretical faith. Based on the recognition that work and faith are one and the same, we should put one hundred percent of our energy into our jobs and one hundred percent into our faith, too. When we resolve to do this, we enter the path of victory in life. Faith means to show irrefutable proof of victory amid the realities of society and in our own daily lives." - Daisaku Ikeda

"We tend to overestimate what we can do in a short period, and underestimate what we can do over a long period, provided we work slowly and consistently. Anthony Trollope, the nineteenth-century writer who managed to be a prolific novelist while also revolutionizing the British postal system, observed, "A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules." Over the long run, the unglamorous habit of frequency fosters both productivity and creativity." - Gretchen Rubin

"all through my childhood, my father kept from me the knowledge that the daily papers printed daily box scores, allowing me to believe that without my personal renderings of all those games he missed while he was at work, he would be unable to follow our team in the only proper way a team should be followed, day by day, inning by inning. In other words, without me, his love for baseball would be forever incomplete." - Doris Kearns Goodwin

"Step by step, you make your way forward. That's why practices such as daily writing exercises or keeping a daily blog can be so helpful. You see yourself do the work, which shows you that you can do the work. Progress is reassuring and inspiring; panic and then despair set in when you find yourself getting nothing done day after day. One of the painful ironies of work life is that the anxiety of procrastination often makes people even less likely to buckle down in the future." - Gretchen Rubin

"One thing I did not want to change, even if we got serious, work had to be enjoyable on a daily basis. We all had to come to work on the balls of our feet and go up the stairs two at a time." - Yvon Chouinard

"This is about the daily ins and outs of a marriage. I don't want to give away the ending, but they are trying either to make the marriage work or make the separation work. Our job is to make that interesting." - Rob Reiner

"That's why we recommend it daily." - Zig Ziglar

"See what daily exercise does for one." - Seneca the Younger

"Your daily behavior reveals your deepest beliefs." - Robin S. Sharma

"Your daily schedule reflects your deepest values." - Robin S. Sharma

"Dutch painting: daily life is enough." - Mason Cooley

"Everyone must hoe his plot daily..." - Vladimir Putin

"Teachers perform major miracles in America, daily." - Meryl Streep

"Habit is the daily battleground of character" - Dan Coats

"Give us this day our daily mask." - Tom Stoppard

"Leadership is obliged to justify itself daily." - Isabel Paterson

"Chess is a matter of daily training." - Vladimir Kramnik

"The growth of trees and plants takes place so slowly that it is not easily seen. Daily we notice little change. But, in course of time, we see that a great change has taken place. So it is with grace. Sanctification is a progressive, lifelong work (Prov 4:18). It is an amazing work of God's grace and it is a work to be prayed for (Rom 8:27)." - John Owen

"The Press is not our daily bread but our daily sugar pill." - T.S. Mathews

"Your future is found in your daily routine. Successful people do daily what others do occasionally!" - Paula White

"Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom." - John F Kennedy

"I myself and my wife - in order to escape the disgrace of deposition or capitulation - choose death. It is our wish to be burnt immediately on the spot where I have carried out the greatest part of my daily work in the course of a twelve years' service to my people." - Adolf Hitler

"Silence is like a cradle holding our endeavors and our will; a silent spaciousness sustains us in our work and at the same time connects us to larger worlds that, in the busyness of our daily struggle to achieve, we have not yet investigated. Silence is the soul's break for freedom." - David Whyte

"The people we live with and work with on a daily basis deserve our full attention. When we give people segmented attention, piecemeal time, switching back and forth, the switching cost is higher than just the time involved. We end up damaging relationships." - Gary W. Keller

"The legacies that parents and church and teachers left to my generation of Black children were priceless but not material: a living faith reflected in daily service, the discipline of hard work and stick-to-itiveness, and a capacity to struggle in the face of adversity." - Marian Wright Edelman

"To live a fulfilling life, we must combine passion with compassion and strength without strife; we must get out of our comfort zone and into our strength zone; and we must work every day with discipline to ensure that our daily agenda reflects our values, our priorities, and the legacy we wish to leave for others." - Gabrielle

"A Ten-Point Plan for Increased Spirituality: 1. Read Scriptures Daily. 2. Pray Fervently and Sincerely. 3. Fast Meaningfully. 4. Retire Early and Get Up Early. 5. Be of Good Cheer. 6. Work Hard. 7. Overcome Pride. 8. Love Everyone, and Express Your Love. 9. Become One. (As in John 17) 10. Share Your Testimony." - Joe J. Christensen

"You have to get into the water and learn against what seems to be the law gravity to float and dancing, or athletics takes you years before you develop a skill. But if you work at it, practicing daily, you can enable your body to do things that are utterly impossible to an untrained physic." - Karen Armstrong

"We have a long history of snapshot photography that appeared to many to be more arbitrary and idiosyncratic than much of the work of professionals. We valued it for what it could tell us about the details of people's daily lives." - Fred Ritchin

"The amazing thing is that we're part of people's daily lives, like brushing their teeth. It's just something they do throughout the day while working, buying things, deciding what to do after work and much more. Google has been accepted as part of people's lives." - Larry Page

"Designing a tour is a daily thing. I work on it every day for several months. I'm involved with every department, from lighting, sound, music direction, the visual direction. The set list is something I create myself and that's the root of everything" - Shania Twain

"I feel no disgust when I hear the confessions of those near their end, whose wounds are full of maggots...This may give you some idea of my daily work. Picture to yourself a collection of huts with 800 Lepers. No doctor; in fact, as there is no cure, there seems no place for a doctor's skill." - Father Damien

"Let us remember, there is One who daily records all we do for Him, and sees more beauty in His servants' work than His servants do themselves... And then shall His faithful witnesses discover, to their wonder and surprise, that there never was a word spoken on their Master's behalf, which does not receive a reward." - J C Ryle

"This being busied with thoughts of immortality is for the noble classes and especially for women with nothing to do. A solid person, though, someone who already intends to be something worthy here, and who therefore has to strive daily, has to struggle and work, gives the world to come a rest." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"We labour at our daily work more ardently and thoughtlessly than is necessary to sustain our life because it is even more necessary not to have leisure to stop and think. Haste is universal because everyone is in flight from himself." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"In a time of infirmity, the illness IS one's work. Taking care of all the disciplines that our health problems require IS the other part of the small daily fidelity to which we are called, beside the faithfulness of being attentive to God. We can be well simply by our diligence in being who we are at the moment." - Marva Dawn

"O most glorious God ... Direct my thoughts, words and work, wash away my sins in the immaculate blood of the Lamb, and purge my heart by thy Holy Spirit.... Daily frame me more and more into the likeness of thy Son Jesus Christ.... Thou gavest thy Son to die for me, and hast given me assurance of salvation...." - George Washington

"Moderate giftedness has been made worthless by the printing press and radio and television and satellites and all that. A moderately gifted person who would have been a community treasure a thousand years ago has to give up, has to go into some other line of work, since modern communications put him or her into daily competition with nothing but world's champions." - Kurt Vonnegut

"You work and live to meet your daily needs rather than to maximize your potential. You simply exist from day to day, without much passion or enthusiasm for life. Meanwhile, your talents remain untapped, buried somewhere deep inside. This is an awful way to live." - Simon T. Bailey

"Removing the weeds, putting fresh soil about the bean stems, and encouraging this weed which I had sown, making the yellow soil express its summer thought in bean leaves and blossoms rather than in wormwood and piper and millet grass, making the earth say beans instead of grass, - this was my daily work ...." - Henry David Thoreau

"All of us face challenges in our daily lives. Yet in challenges lie some of our greatest opportunities. As we recognize and act on our opportunities, progress, happiness, and spiritual growth follows. We need to be involved in moving the Lord's work forward. The opportunities available to us are endless." - H. David Burton

"Let's face it, the human body is like a condominium apartment. The thing that keeps you really enjoying it is the maintenance. There's a tremendous amount of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly work that has to be done. From showering to open heart surgery, we're always doing something to ourselves. If your body was a used car, you wouldn't buy it." - Jerry Seinfeld

"We must make automatic and habitual, as early as possible, as many useful actions as we can. . . . The more of the details of our daily life we can hand over to the effortless custody of automatism, the more our higher powers of mind will be set free for their own proper work." - William James

"The inner change, justification, is effected at the moment of salvation. The outer change in the believer's daily walk, sanctification, continues throughout life. But the progressive work of sanctification is only fully effective when the radical, inner transformation of justification is realized and appropriated by faith." - Neil T Anderson

"I work on my game daily. Because I'm never satisfied, never going to be." - Tracy Mcgrady

"Work at your craft, write daily, and follow your dreams because dreams do come true." - Christopher Paul Curtis

"Daily life is both the subject and environment of the work I am making." - Camille Henrot

"My work is mostly influenced by the concrete circumstances of our daily lives." - Bell Hooks

"I'm officially going back to eating clean and my daily work out." - DJ Khaled

"The vigour, and power, and comfort of our spiritual life depends on the mortification of the deeds of the flesh...The choicest believers, who are assuredly freed from the condemning power of sin, ought yet to make it their business all their days to mortify the indwelling power of sin...Do you mortify; do you make it your daily work; be always at it whilst you live; cease not a day from this work; be killing sin or it will be killing you." - John Owen

"Every person, every place and every action is qualified by this association with the unconditional; it penetrates every moment of daily life and sanctifies it: "The Universe is God's sanctuary. Every work day is a day of the Lord, every supper is a Lord's supper, every work a fulfillment of the divine task, every joy a joy in God. In all preliminary concerns, ultimate concern is present, consecrating them."" - Paul Tillich

"The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can; to act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us. In the hundred-yard race the winner doesn't cross the tape line a dozen strides ahead of the field. He wins by inches. So we find it in ordinary business life. The big things that come our way are seldom the result of long thought or careful planning, but rather they are the fruit of seed planted in the daily routine of our work." - William Feather

"Know what you want to emphasize, then do it daily." - Larry Shyatt

"Peace is a daily commitment. It is a homemade peace." - Pope Francis

"Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results." - Robin S. Sharma

"Doing the right thing daily, compounds over time." - John C Maxwell

"To know God is to be adjusted to daily living." - Alfred Armand Montapert

"Success consists of a series of little daily efforts." - Mamie McCullough

"If at all possible, commune with nature daily." - Robin S. Sharma

"Peak performers replace depletion with inspiration on a daily basis." - Robin S. Sharma

"Daily, every moment, prayer is necessary to men." - Tertullian

"Which is the supplement? Fantasy or daily routine?" - Mason Cooley

"Not romance but companionship makes the happiness of daily life." - Mason Cooley

"Eternal Inner Peace has to be cultivated daily." - Delphine De Girardin

"Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value." - Denis Waitley

"The current tax code is a daily mugging." - Ronald Reagan

"Slow, steady progress is better than fast, daily excuses." - Robin S. Sharma

"History illumes reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Success is determined by your daily choices and habits" - Rick Pitino

"You can call your turkey organic and torture it daily." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Ultimate hope and daily grumpiness are not reconcilable." - Neal A Maxwell

"Loving yourself-it really takes a daily practice." - RuPaul

"Small daily improvments over time create stuning results" - Robin S

"Daily life is more instructive than the most effective book." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Success is not a destination thing, it's a daily thing." - John C Maxwell

"Leadership is developed daily, not in a day." - John C Maxwell

"Avoiding depression with large daily doses of television." - Paulo Coelho

"Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal." - Bruce Lee

"I derived my strength from daily mass and communion." - Vince Lombardi

"Give us this day our daily discount merchandise." - Billy Joel

"Let us daily strive to copy our Saviour's humility." - J C Ryle

"Life is but a daily oscillation between revolt and submission." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"I am daily making myself what I am." - Robert Thurman

"Greatness, as we daily see it, is unsociable." - Walter Savage Landor

"Just a few daily disciplines make a big difference" - Jim Rohn

"Daily life is always extraordinary when rendered precisely." - Bonnie Friedman

"In their daily life, all are braver than they know." - Henry David Thoreau

"By daily dying, I have come to be." - Theodore Roethke

"We ought as much to pray for a blessing upon our daily rod as upon our daily bread." - John Owen

"Scenes must be beautiful which daily view'd Please daily, and whose novelty survives Long knowledge and the scrutiny of years." - William Cowper



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