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The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse.
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
C. S. Lewis
The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.
Henry A. Kissinger
Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
Theodore Isaac Rubin
We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it.
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
Viktor E. Frankl
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace.
The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
We need business to understand its social responsibility, that the main task and objective for a business is not to generate extra income and to become rich and transfer the money abroad, but to look and evaluate what a businessman has done for the country, for the people, on whose account he or she has become so rich.
Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.
The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is. The most important product of his effort is his own personality.
It goes without saying that the desire to accomplish the task with more confidence, to avoid wasting time and labour, and to spare our experimental animals as much as possible, made us strictly observe all the precautions taken by surgeons in respect to their patients.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
Every day, my daddy told me the same thing. 'Once a task is just begun, never leave it till it's done. Be the labour great or small, do it well or not at all.'
Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom.
Sandra Day O'Connor
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
We now accept the fact that learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change. And the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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