Quote – Doing The Work Yourself

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The wise man will commit no business of importance to a proxy when he may do it himself.

— Roger L’Estrange

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Quote – There are no secrets to success

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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

— Colin Powell

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Quote – Your Habits will either make you or break you

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Depending on what [your habits] are, our habits will either make us or break us. We become what we repeatedly do.”

―Sean Covey

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There is nothing like writing

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There is nothing like writing to force you to think and get your thoughts straight.

Warren Buffett

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Quote – your life’s work

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Whatever your life’s work is, do it well.

—Martin Luther King, Jr.

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The Ills of Knowing Too Much

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There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art. All our arts and occupations lie wholly on the surface; it is on the surface that we perceive their beauty, fitness, and significance; and to pry below is to be appalled by their emptiness and shocked by the coarseness of the strings and pulleys.

–Robert Louis Stevenson

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The thing to do is to work

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The natural thing to do is to work—to recognize that prosperity and happiness can be obtained only through honest effort.

— Henry Ford

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