“Something happens to a man when he puts on a necktie. Cuts off all the oxygen to his brain.”
“This is a world where everybody's got to do something. Somebody laid down this rule that everybody's got to do something, they got to be something. You know, a dentist, a glider pilot, a narc, a janitor, a preacher, all that. Sometimes I just get tired of thinking of all the things that I don't want to do. All the things that I don't want to be.”
"It's not just a job, it's an adventure."
"There's plain few problems that can't be solved with a little sweat and hard work."
“If work has no intention, it’s not work at all. It’s an empty motion.”
“24 hours a day, seven days a week, no job is too big, no fee is too big.”
“Don’t think of it as work. The whole point is just to enjoy yourself.”
"An honest day's work – that's what I call special."
"I'm not in business to be loved but I am in business."
“I’m getting out of this racket. You hang around too long, you start embarrassing yourself.”