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Ralph Erskine Quotes and Sayings

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The job of buildings is to improve human relations:
architecture must ease them,
not make them worse.
- Ralph Erskine

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

 

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Vince Lombardi

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Working at a job you hate is unlikely
to bring you either happiness or success.
Do what you love. You are far more likely to gain success -
recognition and financial reward - if you are working
at something that inspires and excites you.
And, whether wealth follows or not, you will be happy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only thing to do is to hug one's friend tight and do one's job.
- Edith Wharton

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Release your burdens - your fears, regrets,
guilts, shames, embarrassments, angers.
One by one, pick up each memory or fear that troubles you,
hold it close, and release it to the Universe.
Release each incident from your past that still bothers you.
Release each fear - your fears about your health,
your family, your job, and every other fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

There's a trick to the Graceful Exit.
It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage,
a relationship is over - and to let go.
It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
- Ellen Goodman

Recession is when a neighbor loses his job.
Depression is when you lose yours.
- Ronald Reagan

The best way to appreciate your job
is to imagine yourself without one.
- Oscar Wilde

Getting fired is nature's way to telling you
that you had the wrong job in the first place.
- Hal Lancaster

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

I think the person who takes a job in order to live -
that is to say, for the money -
has turned himself into a slave.
- Joseph Campbell

What new technology does is create new opportunities
to do a job that customers want done.
- Tim O'Reilly

God will forgive me.
It's his job.
- Heinrich Heine

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even
if it leads to the president.
I'm innocent.
You've got to believe I'm innocent.
If you don't, take my job.
- Richard M. Nixon

It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars
and get your money's worth.
- George M. Humphrey

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The job of the Central Bank is to worry.
- Alice Rivlin

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

You better take advantage of the good cigars.
You don't get much else in that job.
- Thomas P. O'Neill

DON'T get officious.
You're not yourself when you're officious -
That is the curse of a government job.
- the movie Harold and Maude (1971)

My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic,
worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
- Ed Bradley

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into
a job and try to do the best you can,
the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk

My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're
called when you don't have a job.
- Ted Turner

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

Don't underestimate your abilities,
that's your boss's job.
- Anonymous

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job:
it's a depression when you lose yours.
- Harry S. Truman

If my films make one more person miserable,
I'll feel I have done my job.
- Woody Allen

If you don't enjoy your career,
today is the day to begin a long-term plan
for creating a career that interests and excites you.
And, in the short term, even if you hate your job,
look for small joys at work each day,
perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must trust our own thinking.
Trust where we're going.
And get the job done.
- Wilma Mankiller

And to get real work experience, you need a job,
and most jobs will require you to have had either real
work experience or a graduate degree.
- Donald Norman

If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job.
- Malcolm S. Forbes (wealthy publisher)

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
- Franklin P. Jones

I figure that if the children are alive when I get home,
I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

Being prime minister is a lonely job...
you cannot lead from the crowd.
- Margaret Thatcher

I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film,
but if you do your job well, you can make people believe
that you're the character you're trying to be.
- Frances McDormand

I love that I have a job that I love.
- Ekaterina Gordeeva

Think about it: Every educated person is not rich,
but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty.
So education is a fundamental solution to poverty.
- Kathleen Blanco

The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh.
My job is to create a space for them,
to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
- Steve Jobs

I saw that Meryl Streep said, I just want to do my job well.
And really, that's all I'm ever trying to do.
- Paul McCartney

Being a rock widow is not my job, so I would hire people to do it for me.
- Courtney Love

Why would I lose sleep when I really need valuable
sleep just to recuperate and come back and do my job?
- Christine Baranski

Our job is only to hold up the mirror -
to tell and show the public what has happened.
- Walter Cronkite

Look, when you're the president, there's all kinds of things said about us.
I mean, it's just the nature of the job.
- George W. Bush

I have loved hosting over the years,
simply because I love working with people.
It's the perfect job.
- Wink Martindale

When I found this opportunity to answer the ad,
I got the job and I've been there ever since.
- Dan DeCarlo

I'm a guy who never wanted to hold a steady job,
because I was worried about the monotony.
- Noah Wyle

There are always, of course, job losses of a cyclical nature in a recession.
- Tim Bishop

I enjoy my job as long as I can create a character,
otherwise it's boring.
- Javier Bardem

I don't want any yes-men around me.
I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.
- Samuel Goldwyn

You gotta have fun.
Regardless of how you look at it, we're playing a game.
It's a business, it's our job, but I don't think you
can do well unless you're having fun.
- Derek Jeter


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