More From Don Marquis
- "Fate often puts all the material for happiness and prosperity into a man’s hands just to see how miserable he can make himself with them."
- "Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint."
- "Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates."
More In Work
- "My kind of composing is more like the work of a gardener. The gardener takes his seeds and scatters them, knowing what he is planting but not quite what will grow where and when – and he won’t necessarily be able to reproduce it again afterwards either."― Brian Eno
- "The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work."― Simone Weil
- "It’s easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don’t change, your field changes around you."― Walter Gilbert