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1. "...no one is able to produce a great work of art without experience, nor achieve a worldly position immediately, nor be a great lover at the first attempt; and in the interval between initial failure and subsequent success, in the gap between who we wish one day to be and who we are at present, must come pain, anxiety, envy and humiliation. We suffer because we cannot spontaneously master the ingredients of fulfilment."
Author: Alain De Botton
2. "A work will only have deep resonance if the kind of darkness I can generate is something that is resident in me already."
Author: Anish Kapoor
3. "Ironically, really good work often appears to be effortless. People will say, "Why didn't I think of that?" They won't see the years of toil and sweat that went into it."
Author: Austin Kleon
4. "Those touchy mediocrities who sit trembling lest someone's work prove greater than their own - they have no inkling of the loneliness that comes when you reach the top. The loneliness for an equal - for a mind to respect and an achievement to admire...They envy achievement, and their dream of greatness is a world where all men have become their acknowledged inferiors. They don't know that that dream is the infallible proof of mediocrity, because that sort of world is what the man of achievement would not be able to bear."
Author: Ayn Rand
5. "You will live as you live anywhere. With difficulty, and grief. Yes, you are dead. And I and my family and everyone, always, forever. All dead, like stones. But what does it matter? You still have to go to work in the morning. You still have to live."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
6. "I don't just sing for free. It's my work. You're paid for what you do. And I work hard."
Author: Celine Dion
7. "I don't work a five-day week as a rule, and I've managed to fill that time up. It hasn't been that hard. I volunteer at school. I'm working because I love it. Yet, I don't not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff."
Author: Deidre Hall
8. "People who make the choice to study, work hard or do whatever they endeavor is to give it the max on themselves to reach to the top level. And you have the people who get envy and jealous, yet are not willing to put that work in, and they want to get the same praise."
Author: Evander Holyfield
9. "He was balancing himself on the dashboard of his car with that resourcefulness of movement that is so peculiarly American - that comes, I suppose, with the absence of lifting work in youth and, even more, with the formless grace of our nervous, sporadic games."
Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald
10. "How I envy those clerks who go by to their offices in the morning! There's the day's work cut out for them; no question of mood and feeling; they have just to work at something, and when the evening comes, they have earned their wages, and they are free to rest and enjoy themselves. What an insane thing it is to make literature one's only means of support! When the most trivial accident may at any time prove fatal to one's power of work for weeks or months. No, that is the unpardonable sin! To make a trade of an art! I am rightly served for attempting such a brutal folly."
Author: George Gissing
11. "There are many women with children under five who want to work and who lack affordable, high-quality child care."
Author: Harriet Harman
12. "Well unfortunately I didn't work with Andre much. But rap is a strong presence in the culture and anyone is going to grateful for its appearance, grateful for any kind of music that has the kind of effect that rap has had on us all."
Author: Harvey Keitel
13. "I envy people with dreams and passions, but I don't think that way. I still don't have a 'bliss' to follow. For people like me - I suspect that's most people - holding out for a 'dream' or a 'passion' is paralyzing. I just like having work I enjoy that feels meaningful. That's hard enough... but it's enough."
Author: Jane Pauley
14. "And then he asked me how I felt about you."Now I put real effort into wrestling out of his choke hold, eventually succeeding. I pull back and stare at Shane, horrified. "He didn't.""He did." His expression is carefully blank, dark eyes fathomless."And…you said…""I said…""That you're in awe of me?""Uh-huh.""That you admire my work ethic?""Yep.""And envy my wicked sense of humor?""No.""My fabulous legs?""Meh.""You lie!"
Author: Julianna Keyes
15. "However, it does seem now that the international community, more importantly the powers that have influence, and, even more importantly, Afghanistan's neighbors realize that it is high time that they work together, and not against one another."
Author: Lakhdar Brahimi
16. "The secret of joy in work is contained in one word-excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it."
Author: Pearl S. Buck
17. "I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them."
Author: Sherwood Anderson
18. "My kids have been incredibly supportive of the work that I do. They understand why it matters."
Author: Susan Rice
19. "He had never been interested in stories at any age, and had never quite understood the basic concept. He'd never read a work of fiction all the way through. He did remember, as a small boy, being really annoyed at the depiction of Hickory Dickory Dock in a rag book of nursery rhymes because the clock in the drawing was completely wrong for the period."
Author: Terry Pratchett
20. "I've never done work for money ever. If your choices are based on grosses and the film doesn't do well, what does that mean? It leaves you with nothing."
Author: Tom Cruise

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