"We must cultivate our own garden. When man was put in the garden of Eden he was put there so that he should work, which proves that man was not born to rest."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Voltaire on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Voltaire on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Voltaire on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Voltaire on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Voltaire on Maya Angelou
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy."
"He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it."
"We are rarely proud when we are alone."
"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game."
"Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable."