Top 15 Quotes on Work (by Matshona Dhliwayo)

1. Dream like a child. Reason like an elder. Play like a youth. Work like an adult.

2. Think outside of the box. Work outside of the box. Dream outside of the box. Succeed outside of the box.

3. Work hard, and you will earn good rewards. Work smart, and you will earn great rewards. Work hard and work smart, and you will earn extraordinary rewards.

4. A small sharp axe clears a forest quicker than a big blunt one.

5. Don’t expect success to fall from the sky if it didn’t evaporate from the sweat of your hands.

6. The early bird gets the first worm, but the wisest bird gets the fattest one.

7. A step towards excellence is a mile towards success.

8. Talent is the seed, hard work is the stem, perseverance is the branch,

and success is the fruit.

9. Dream greatly. Work diligently. Persevere relentlessly. Rest sufficiently.

10. Mediocre work stutters, good work whispers, great work speaks, but extraordinary work shouts.

11. Skill reaches the ceiling, talent reaches the mountaintop, excellence reaches the sky, but genius reaches the stars.

12. Dream while others are sleeping. Dare while others are wishing. Do while others are talking. Deliver while others are quitting.

13. Dream with all of your mind. Work with all of your heart. Persevere with all of your strength. Succeed with all of your soul.

14. Be silent, and let your intelligence speak for you. Be silent, and let your excellence speak for you. Be silent, and let your brilliance speak for you. Be silent, and let your nobleness speak for you.

15. Hard work is a prophet; it foretells success. Excellence is a great prophet; it foretells great success.

Flowers are prettiest where they are watered the most. ~Matshona Dhliwayo

Rest as if you’ll live forever; work as if you’ll die today. ~Matshona Dhliwayo
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