Work Hard Play Hard Quotes by James A. Garfield, Larry Bird, George Bernard Shaw, Damian Lewis, Edgar Bergen, Molly Sims and many others.
If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it.
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
I’ve always had a ‘Work hard, play hard’ attitude to life – I still do – but sometimes you get involved in something that needs a calm, methodical approach.
Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
I think that since I’ve had the baby, who’s almost two, it’s a work-hard-play-hard. Imake a lot of lists, I’m very scheduled, which is hard sometimes, but it keeps me organized – I know Now I can play or Now I’ve got to work.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The goal is not simply to ‘work hard, play hard.’ The goal is to make our work and our play indistinguishab le.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.
There is no substitute for hard work.
I’m a jet jockey and I’ve always escaped ever since I was a kid. I’ve always been a weekend type runaway person. Work hard, play hard type thing. It’s not been a mid-life thing at all, it’s been a habit because I think it changes your environment and how you feel even if it’s for the day. It’s a good thing.
Life balance is a myth. It’s an illusion and the very pursuit of it is driving us crazy. For me it’s about proportion – it’s really a work hard/play hard equation.
Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiselingand scraping and polishing.