Play: Work that you enjoy doing for nothing.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
Thomas A. Edison
Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Matthew 6:33-34 (New International Version)
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
Rita Mae Brown
People find life entirely too time-consuming.
Stanislaw J. Lec
I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
I don't even butter my bread. I consider that cooking.
To pretend, I actually do the thing: I have therefore only pretended to pretend.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Doing nothing is very hard to do ... you never know when you're finished.
I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.
Perpetual devotion to what a man calls his business, is only to be sustained by perpetual neglect of many other things.
Robert Louis Stevenson
If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
Anyone who works is a fool. I don't work - I merely inflict myself upon the public.
It is our responsibilities, not ourselves, that we should take seriously.
There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
The world is full of willing people, some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.
I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.
If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had.
I. F. Stone
No good deed goes unpunished.
Clare Booth Luce
There are lots of ways of being miserable, but there's only one way of being comfortable, and that is to stop running round after happiness. If you make up your mind not to be happy there's no reason why you shouldn't have a fairly good time.
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
No man needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, "Lord, don't you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!"
Luke 10:40 (New International Version)
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.
In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realize you're not in shape for it, it's too far to walk back.
Franklin P. Jones
Actions lie louder than words.
I'm sick of following my dreams. I'm just going to ask them where they're going and hook up with them later.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy and Jill a rich widow.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch.
Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds!
Luke 12:24 (New International Version)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Treat Every Day as your last because one day you will be right
Ford Transit Forum
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
Luke 10:39-42 (New International Version)
For 10 seconds to take a deep breath
For 1 minute to take in the view
For a couple of minutes to brew a cuppa
For 10 minutes to clear your head
For 20 minutes to call your mum
For half an hour to exercise your body
For a couple of hours to read a good book
For a day to find some fun
For a weekend under the stars
For a fortnight to recharge your batteries
For a month to learn something new
For a summer to be a kid again
For a year to see the world
For a lifetime to work out what it all means
Or for just 5 minutes to do absolutely nothing.
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