“Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard.”
~ Tim Notke
“Genius is seldom recognized for what it is: a great capacity for hard work.”
~ Henry Ford
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.”
~ Sam Ewig
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
~ Thomas Edison
“Success is your dreams with work clothes on.”
“It’s called WORK for a reason- no one starts at the top unless you’re digging a ditch”.
~ William B. Shaw (my grandfather)
He often had a simple but inspirational message – but mostly he led by example. He passed away more than 20 years ago, but remains my measure for work ethic.