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The secret of making something work in your lives is, first of all, the deep desire to make it work: then the faith and belief that it can work: then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one thought of doubt or disbelief.

That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in. and the best of me is diligence.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established; and by knowledge shall every room be filled with precious and pleasant riches.
For a mans house is his castle, & domus sua cuique est tutissimum refugium; for where shall a man be safe, if it be not in his house?
A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.
I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
A man's home is his wife's castle.
There is no place more delightful than one's own fireplace.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Loyalty means nothing unless it has at its heart the absolute principle of self-sacrifice.
I don't think anybody yet has invented a pastime that's as much fun, or keeps you as young, as a good job.
No one can arrive from being talented alone. God gives talent; work transforms talent into genius.
After love, the most sacred gift you can give is your labor.
The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
Even the woodpecker owes its success to the fact that he used his head.
Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.
Loyalty is something you give regardless of what you get back, and in giving loyalty, you're getting more loyalty; and out of loyalty flow other great qualities.
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.

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