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A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to g
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"A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do"

- W. H. Auden

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This quote by W. H. Auden speaks with the reality of many people in America who work hard at something that does not bring them joy. It talks to the concept that lots of people are stuck in a cycle of working hard at something that does not bring them fulfillment, just because they do not know what else to do. Even those who are wealthy and have the methods to pursue other interests still feel the requirement to go to the office everyday, not due to the fact that they enjoy it, however due to the fact that they do not understand what else to do. This quote speaks with the idea that lots of people are stuck in a cycle of working hard at something that does not bring them delight, simply due to the fact that they do not understand what else to do. It is a suggestion that it is very important to make the effort to check out other interests and passions, and to not hesitate to take risks and pursue something that brings real fulfillment.

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W. H. Auden This quote is written / told by W. H. Auden between February 21, 1907 and September 29, 1973. He was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 59 other quotes.

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