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Whether for life or death, do your own work well.


John Ruskin

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If all you do is fight for your own life then your life is worth nothing
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Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you're a janitor...
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I think life is sacred, whether it's abortion or the death penalty.
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We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause.
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Your Actions Well Determine Whether You Lose or Gain
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What you do will project you
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If you must commit suicide... always contrive to do it as decorously as possible; the decencies, whe...
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Naughty John, Naughty John, does his work with his apron on. Cuts your throat and takes your bones, ...
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Drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life, whether I'm using or not.
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If all you do is fight for your own life then your life is worth nothing
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Yes, it's your fault I'm alive.
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All I can tell you is that you cannot make choices in your own career, either career choices or choi...
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What is life, except excuse for death, or death but an escape from life.
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Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
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Above all else, be true to yourself. Do what YOU want to do. Walk alone and be your own judge. It’...
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Mine own people do not care for me, John Carter; I am too unlike them. It is a sad fate, since I mus...
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Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
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Pay mind to your own life, your own health, and wholeness. A bleeding heart is of no help to anyone ...
FREDERICK BUECHNER
Whether your hopes are high or low, God does his things his own way..
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Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life an...
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Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life an...
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Whether the work that I do shall succeed or achieve critical acclaim is for the audience to decide.
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Your perception is the only thing determining whether your life is good or bad.
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Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will...
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Whether I build a character from the ground up or develop one, whether within my own copyright or in...
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Whether or not you reach your goals in life depends entirely on how well you prepare for them and ho...
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For better or worse, you must play your own little instrument in the orchestra of life
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Dance to the beat of your own drum; whether the world likes your rhythmic movements or not.
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Ultimately it doesn't matter whether you go forwards or backwards: you need to live your life as...
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When she fucked up all those years ago, just a little girl terrified into paralysis, she fell onto t...
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Nothing will work unless you do. —John Wooden What
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Produce your own dream. If you want to save Peru, go save Peru. It’s quite possible to do anything...
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Do not plan your life as if you own it
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Do not plan your life as if you own it
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You were not given your life for your own sake
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The battle for Jerusalem is a battle of life or death, ... There will be no peace, no security, no s...
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Whether you like it or not, your life is passing away.
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My dream had always just been to do my work well, fall in love and build a life for myself.
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Don't risk your life for those that doesn't love your life, lest you end up in regrets if not death.
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As in sleep always lay down your life everyday prepared for death,for death is the beautiful messeng...
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Whether in drafting sketches or your life: draw from the soul.
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"Love is watching someone die".
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I'm going to die. And as if that weren't bad enough, I'm going to die inside a cake.
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Own your own Home. Own your own Business. Own your own Life.
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And always John, who is my own Gilbert Blythe, my real life Mr. Darcy, and the love of my life.
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It's nice to work with your own alma mater.
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The line between life or death is determined by what we are willing to do.
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You just have to do your own thing, no matter what anyone says. It's your life.
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The thing is people want to work for John Fox. He brings a certain energy to what we do.
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Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.
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You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play.
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When we build, let us think that we build for ever.
JOHN RUSKIN
No person who is well bred, kind and modest is ever offensively plain; all real deformity means want...
JOHN RUSKIN
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
JOHN RUSKIN
It is eminently a weariable faculty, eminently delicate, and incapable of bearing fatigue; so that i...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is not, truly speaking, the labor that is divided; but the men: divided into mere segments of men...
JOHN RUSKIN
The great cry that rises from all our manufacturing cities, louder than the furnace blast, is all in...
JOHN RUSKIN
The distinguishing sign of slavery is to have a price, and to be bought for it.
JOHN RUSKIN
When I have been unhappy, I have heard an opera... and it seemed the shrieking of winds; when I am h...
JOHN RUSKIN
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes. - John Ruskin,
JOHN RUSKIN
There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
JOHN RUSKIN
Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation.
JOHN RUSKIN
I have seen, and heard, much of Cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb a...
JOHN RUSKIN
The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in ...
JOHN RUSKIN
He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great.
JOHN RUSKIN
In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to make them...
JOHN RUSKIN
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
JOHN RUSKIN
Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence, and then we complain that we can n...
JOHN RUSKIN
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
JOHN RUSKIN
The secret of language is the secret of sympathy and its full charm is possible only to the gentle.
JOHN RUSKIN
Freedom is only granted us that obedience may be more perfect.
JOHN RUSKIN
Man's only true happiness is to live in hope of something to be won by him. Reverence something to b...
JOHN RUSKIN
The best work never was and never will be done for money.
JOHN RUSKIN
Be sure that you go to the author to get at his meaning, not to find yours.
JOHN RUSKIN
How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot ...
JOHN RUSKIN
It is not how much one makes but to what purpose one spends.
JOHN RUSKIN
I believe the right question to ask, respecting all ornament, is simply this; was it done with enjoy...
JOHN RUSKIN
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of ...
JOHN RUSKIN
Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light depri...
JOHN RUSKIN
An infinitude of tenderness is the chief gift and inheritance of all truly great men.
JOHN RUSKIN
Be humble as the blade of grass that is being trodden underneath the feet. The little ant tastes joy...
JOHN RUSKIN
The quality of an organization can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up.
JOHN RUSKIN
No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderst...
JOHN RUSKIN