We've got nothing planned today, and we are not going to let anyone get in the way of that. Inspirational Quotes. : Cannot Be Bothered

Inspirational Quotes.

“It was true that I didn’t have much ambition, but there ought to be a place for people without ambition, I mean a better place than the one usually reserved. How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 6:30 a.m. by an alarm clock, leap out of bed, dress, force-feed, shit, piss, brush teeth and hair, and fight traffic to get to a place where essentially you made lots of money for somebody else and were asked to be grateful for the opportunity to do so?”

Charles Bukowski. 1975 (Author)

“The happiest part of a man’s life is what he passes laying awake in bed in the morning.”

Dr Johnson (1708-84)Submitted by Jay Hurst 04/01/10

“One drinks tea to forget the world’s noise; it is not for those who eat rich food and dress in silk pyjamas.”

T’ien Yiheng c.1570 Submitted by Jay Hurst

“One of the saddest things is that the only thing that a man can do for eight hours a day, day after day, is work. You can’t eat eight hours a day nor drink for eight hours a day nor make love for eight hours—all you can do for eight hours is work. Which is the reason why man makes himself and everybody else so miserable and unhappy.”

William Faulkner – 1958 (American Author)

“Think what characterises the really intelligent person. They can think for themselves. They love abstract ideas. They can look dispassionately at the facts. Humbug is their enemy. Dissent comes easily to them, as does complexity. Those are traits that are not only unnecessary for most business jobs, they are actually a handicap when it comes to rising through the ranks of large companies.”

-Lucy Kellaway – The Financial Times (From ‘Bait & Switch: The Futile pursuit of the Corparate Dream – B. Ehrenreich.)

“The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.”

Robert Frost – US poet (1874 – 1963)

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