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One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. —Elbert Hubbard

Blast From the Past — 1937

This month I have gathered some news articles from the same year. We will take a look at the lighter side of life—and some gritty facts of life—in 1937. Today we have a Twofer, clips from two different newspapers, published three days apart at the start of the new year. The U.S. economy was stronger than…

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.
—Peter Drucker

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. —Carlos Castaneda

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. —Indira Gandhi

Never despair; but if you do, work on in despair. —Edmund Burke

Eight hours of work, eight hours of play, eight hours of sleep — Eight hours a day!
—William Dudley “Big Bill” Haywood

A Society that gives to one class all the opportunities for leisure and to another all the burdens of work condemns both classes to spiritual sterility. —Lewis Mumford

I don’t mind coming to work—I just don’t want to stay when I get there. —Louis H. Albert

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