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Quotes of workman

  1. When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman – Jean de la Bruyere
  2. Common sense is in medicine the master workman – Peter Latham
  3. Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman – Mencius
  4. I'd like people to remember me for a diligent expert workman I think a poet is a workman I think Shakespeare was a workman And God's a workman I don't think there's anything better than a workman – Laurence Olivier
  5. All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince. – Plato
  6. It is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman can never be recalled. – John Ruskin
  7. We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work. – Saint Francis de Sales
  8. The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence. – Adam Smith
  9. There would be no idling in a co -operative workshop. Each workman being an employer, has a spur to his own industry, and has a pecuniary reason for being watchful of the industry of his fellow workmen. – Leland Stanford
  10. Hardly a competent workman can be found who does not devote a considerable amount of time to studying just how slowly he can work and still convince his employer that he is going at a good pace. – Frederick W. Taylor

Usage examples for workman

  1. “ A broken workman was sitting in the shadow, rocking himself slowly to and fro, and groaning. ” – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. “ Lydia, driven to despair to get a certain job finished before the weather finally broke, had engaged him by the week, had found him an able workman and had not ever learned to regret her choice. ” – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  3. “ A workman an Italian, laughed. ” – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  4. The workman thinks he can do as he pleases. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. “ A man who has served for twenty years will not be an indifferent workman sir. ” – Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker by Marguerite Bryant
  6. And they have beaten the English capitalist, who did not know enough to take lessons from his workman and form unions of his own. ” – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  7. It has so increased our control over Nature that even the humblest workman of to- day enjoys many comforts denied kings a few centuries ago. ” – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  8. “ " After all, I'm not really a common workman reflected he. ” – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  9. And the man, a workman though Grandon does not recognize him, rushes through in dismay, but his presence of mind saves worse disaster. ” – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  10. First word I said to him, in this very house, was, 'Are you really a workman – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  11. “ I am not a good workman I fear. ” – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  12. The next step was to demonstrate his ability as a manager and financier as well as a skilled workman – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  13. “ " I'm in a hurry to get home," nodded the young workman – The High School Boys' Training Hike by H. Irving Hancock
  14. He calmly gazed after the now distant workman – A Woman's Will by Anne Warner
  15. He was a capable workman with little to do and no reward. ” – The Boys' Life of Mark Twain by Albert Bigelow Paine
  16. “ Peter, pale and agitated, gazed at the mother, the child, the sturdy workman and the threatening, shrieking mob. ” – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  17. In fact, we feel that anything that would help to better the social attention of the negro would make him a better workman – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  18. “ I consider this one of the best things that can be done for the saving workman – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  19. And this Mr- Mr Hallett, she said softly, is still a workman in Messrs. ” – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  20. If a workman could raise sufficient money or credit to purchase a supply of machines he could " set up in business," employ a number of " hands" and merely direct or manage the enterprise. ” – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley

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