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Work

Thoughtful quotes about work, how we define work and the importance of work in our lives.

Words of Wisdom

how we define work and the importance of work in our lives

 

"Responsible work is an embodiment of love...We lose ourselves in our love of the task before us and, in that moment, we learn an identity that lives both within and beyond us." (Theodore Roszak)

"I pray every single second of my life; not on my knees, but with my work." (Susan B Anthony)

"When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece." (John Ruskin)

"Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live." (Margaret Fuller)

"Always you have been told that work is a curse and labor of misfortune. But I say to you that when you work you fulfill a part of earth's furthest dream..." (Kahill Gibran)

""Seems to me that the highest possible reward for any man's labor is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it." (Brock Bell)

"Work is love made visible." (Kahill Gibran)

"Before the enlightenment, carry the water, till the soil. After enlightenment, carry the water, till the soil." (Zen teaching)

"Almost anything you do will seem insignificant, but it is very important that you do it." (Gandhi)


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Staff, H. (2008, November 25). Work, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2020, July 13 from https://www.healthyplace.com/alternative-mental-health/sageplace/work

Last Updated: July 17, 2014

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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