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Hard work is more important than smart work

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TT Bureau Published 30.01.18, 12:00 AM


Experience is the key

Hard work is the first step towards smart work. Through hard work we gain experience; it helps us discover many new things. This experience enables us to think smartly to solve a critical problem and achieve success.

Bipasha Bordoloi, 
BBA, Tezpur University, Assam

No shortcut to success

There is no shortcut to success. Hard work is the only key to achieving it; it teaches us discipline, dedication and determination.

Suchismita Chakraborty, 
First year, English, New Alipore College, Calcutta

Only method

Hard work is definitely more important because it is only through hard work that we can achieve the goals of our life. Smart work, on the other hand, often leads to shortcuts and procrastination. 

Raunak Khemka, 
Class IX, Hariyana Vidyamandir, Calcutta

Needs commitment

To achieve anything in life, one has to commit to continuous hard work, which will lead one to the summit of achievement. There is no shortcut to success, only one’s persistent efforts can turn our goals into reality.

Deepika Bothra, 
CA Finals, Howrah

Fruits of toil

Smart work is the fruit of hard work. And to master the qualities of smart work, one needs to work really hard.
Aman Shrivastava, 
Class XII, Himalayan English School, Siliguri

Mental satisfaction

The word “hard” can be seen as an abbreviated form of the words hope, achievement, reward and destiny. All of these words take us towards victory. Besides, hard work provides us mental satisfaction when we achieve success.
Srestha Ghosh Chowdhury, 
Class IX, Patha Bhavan, Viswa Bharati, Bolpur


Fast -paced century

In the fast-paced 21st century, we need to work hard, but “smartly”. Bill Gates said that he would choose a lazy person to do a difficult job because he would find a way to accomplish it easily. 

Angshita Das, 
Class XI, St Xavier’s Institution, Panihati

Horse, not a donkey

If you are not smart, your hard work won’t pay off. This is why donkeys are valued less than horses. Donkeys work hard, exactly as the master says, whereas the horse does listen to the master but with some level of its own smartness. 

Arundhuti Bhattacharya, 
Dayananda Sagar Institute, Bangalore

Saves time

Smart work saves time. It allows us to be more organised and also gain recognition quickly. 

Tiyasa Mishra, 
Second year, Economics, Midnapore College, Midnapore

Thin line of difference

There is a thin line between hard work and smart work. Hard work can easily be veered towards smart work.   People like to work smartly as it consumes less time and lowers mental stress.

Pragyamita Saha, 
Icon Commerce College, Guwahati

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