"Live your life, do your work, then take your hat."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Henry David Thoreau on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Henry David Thoreau on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Henry David Thoreau on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Henry David Thoreau on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Henry David Thoreau on Maya Angelou
"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
"I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."
"I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will."
"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
"The man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready."