In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
He is the greatest artist who has embodied, in the sum of his works, the greatest number of the greatest ideas.
It is far better to give work that is above a person, than to educate the person to be above their work.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Large fortunes are all founded either on the occupation of land, or lending or the taxation of labor.
Though you may have known clever men who were indolent, you never knew a great man who was so and when I hear a young man spoken of as giving promise of great genius, the first question I ask about him always is, Does he work.
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.
Success by the laws of competition signifies a victory over others by obtaining the direction and profits of their work. This is the real source of all great riches.
Men don't and can't live by exchanging articles, but by producing them. They don't live by trade, but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions; and take that of laborers Unions.
The beginning and almost the end of all good law is that everyone shall work for their bread and receive good bread for their work.
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