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Make rest a necessity, not an objective. Only rest long enough to gather strength. Jim Rohn Quote Details

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There is plenty of room at the top, but not enough room to sit down. Zig Ziglar Quote Details

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Rest satisfied with doing well, and leave others to talk of you as they please. Pythagoras Quote Details

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Every now and then, go away, take a little relaxation, because when you come back to your work, your judgment will be surer. To remain constantly at work will cause you to lose power of judgment. Go some distance away, because then the work appears smaller and more of it can be taken in at a glance, and a lack of harmony or proportion is more readily seen. Leonardo da Vinci Quote Details

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Too many vacations that last too long, too many movies, too much TV, too much video game playing - too much undisciplined leisure time in which a person continually takes the course of least resistance gradually wastes a life. It ensures that a person's capacities stay dormant, that talents remain undeveloped, that the mind and spirit become lethargic and that the heart remains unfulfilled. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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Alternating periods of activity and rest is necessary to survive, let alone thrive. Capacity, interest, and mental endurance all wax and wane. Plan accordingly. Timothy Ferriss Quote Details

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At dawn, when you have trouble getting out of bed, tell yourself, "I have to go to work - as a human being. What do I have to complain of, if I'm going to do what I was born for - the things I was brought into the world to do? Or is this what I was created for? To huddle under the blankets and stay warm?" Marcus Aurelius Quote Details

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Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness. George MacDonald Quote Details

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A balanced combination of the two attitudes is what we want; the active man should be able to take things easily, while the man who is inclined towards repose should be capable of action. Ask nature: she will tell you that she made both day and night. Seneca Quote Details

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The mind has to be given some time off, but in such a way that it may be refreshed, not relaxed till it goes to pieces. Seneca Quote Details

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A fellow and his business should be bosom friends in the office and sworn enemies out of it. George Horace Lorimer Quote Details

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If it takes seven days to make a living, you ought to be doing something else. Truett Cathy Quote Details

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"[E]xtra effort," in whatever form it takes (mental, physical, emotional), cannot be sustained without eventual damage and diminishing returns. There has to be a very acute awareness on your part as to the level of exertion and the toll it's taking on those you lead. Bill Walsh Quote Details

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By instinct we—leaders—want to run hard all the time; by intellect we know this is not possible. Reconciling those two positions in the context of leadership is an ongoing challenge. Bill Walsh Quote Details

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The mind requires some relaxation, and cannot always support its bent to care and industry. David Hume Quote Details

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Recapping the happiness formula: Eat right. Exercise. Get enough sleep. Imagine an incredible future (even if you don't believe it). Work toward a flexible schedule. Do things you can steadily improve at. Help others (if you've already helped yourself). Reduce daily decisions to routine. Scott Adams Quote Details

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