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.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
Talent is cheaper than table salt.
What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
Thomas A. Edison
I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but it should get you pretty near.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
Booker T. Washington
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.
Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.
Gordon B. Hinckley