Explore the value of Hard Work
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HARD WORK QUOTATIONS
20190404 thursday quote
“When you live for a strong purpose, hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.”

Steve Pavlina

20160627 monday quote
“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. ”

Theodore Roosevelt

20180411 wednesday quote
“If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great.”

Tom Hanks

20190405 friday quote
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do. ”

Derek Jeter

20180413 friday quote
“Luck to me is something else; hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't. ”

Lucille Ball

20201023 friday quote update
“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Virgil L. "Stubby" Currence

20201021 wednesday quote
“Work hard at work worth doing. ”

Theodore Roosevelt

20201019 monday quote
“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.”

Conan O'Brien

20210709 friday quote
“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted.”

David Bly

20170901 friday quote values
“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.”

Richard David Bach

20201022 thursday quote update
“A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.”

Colin Powell

20160629 wednesday quote
“It seems the harder I work, the more luck I have.”

Thomas Jefferson

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'hard work'.
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Estela E She's always my hero and our (family's) hero. She dedicates her life in helping all of us here in the Philippines. Its more than 20 years, she's working in another countries just to feed us. She was able to help us in many ways; basic needs, education, social protection and everything. And on here 5oth...
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Ram Deo M My father Ram is my hero in life. When his parents died at the age of 14, he chose to work while educating himself. Teaching became his profession and he carried on forward. He would work until late, often having one meal a day. His cycle was the only possession he had. Trees became his abode, under them he often...
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Maida A Fourteen years ago my mom brought my brother and me to the United States from our war torn country of Bosnia. She spoke no English, had no money and was a single mom. She also has a hearing disability which she knew would make it difficult for her to learn the language. However, she wanted to provide my brother...
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Rajesh kumar from Amritsar OCTOBER 23, 2017
Superb I like it

Bucky from Texas OCTOBER 13, 2016
Hard work is healthy for our body´s and can save you.

breanna AUGUST 25, 2015
hard work is worth the effort of a life time

Anna Hart from California SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
hard work + impossible = Im_possible

Ganny Gonsalves from Geneva,SWITZERLAND SEPTEMBER 1, 2014
HARD WORK IN SMART WAY MAKES MAN PERFECT FOR SUCCESS.

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