1,860. Employment; Work
"It very seldom happens to man that his business is his pleasure.
What is done from necessity is so often to be done when
against the present inclination, and so often fills the mind
with anxiety, that an habitual dislike steals upon us, and we
shrink involuntarily from the remembrance of our task. This is
the reason why almost everyone wishes to quit his employment;
he does not like another state, but is disgusted with his
Johnson: Idler #102 (March 29, 1760)
1,871. Employment; Work
"There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money."
Boswell: Life of Johnson