WORK Quotations

WORK Quotations








Quotations similar to WORK - CAREER, BUSINESS
Also see WORK AFFIRMATIONS
Compiled by





A bad worker quarrels with his tools. - Proverb

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. - Colin Powell

A great demand today is that work should be interesting. This is a recent development in human history, and workers in field or factory over the centuries would have been greatly puzzled by it. - George Watson

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others. - Norman Hidle

A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist. - Louis Nizer

All work and no play is not good for the soul. - Felix Sabates

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. - Proverb

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. - Al Capp

Anything in life worth having is worth working for. - Andrew Carnegie

Anything on earth you want to do is play. Anything on earth you have to do is work. Play will never kill you, work will. - Dr Leila Denmark

Be a hard master to yourself - and be lenient to everybody else. - Henry Ward Beecher

Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him. - John Burroughs

By working faithfully 8 hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day. - Robert Frost

Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life. - Eugene Delacroix

Do things for others and you'll find your self-consciousness evaporating like morning dew. - Dale Carnegie

Do your work, but do your thing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't just work for the money; that will bring only limited satisfaction. - Kathy Ireland

Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things. - Peter Drucker

Efficiency is intelligent laziness. - David Dunham

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. - Theodore Roosevelt

For a woman to get half as much credit as a man, she has to work twice as hard, and be twice as smart. Fortunately, that isn't difficult. - Charlotte Whitton

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them. - Joseph Joubert

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. - Thomas Edison

God gives every bird its food, but he does not throw it into the nest. - Josiah Gilbert Holland

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the rain going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still? - Jean Paul Getty

Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work. - Joseph Barbara

Hard work spotlights the character of people. Some turn up their sleeves. Some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. - Sam Ewing

Hard work will never kill you, 'tis said all over town; sweat is the only liquid in which you cannot drown. - Unknown

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy. - Robert Half

He that would have fruit must climb the tree. - Thomas Fuller

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. - Dylan Thomas

I learned the value of hard work by working hard. - Margaret Mead

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble. - Helen Keller

I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. - Michael Jordan

If people know how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all. - Michelangelo

If people really liked to work, we'd still be plowing the land with sticks and transporting goods on our backs. - William Feather

If we find ways of enjoying our work blurring the lines between work and play the gains will be greater. - Ellen Langer

If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work. - Ogden Nash

If you have a difficult task, give it to a lazy person - they will find an easier way to do it. - Murphy's Law

If you have to do it every day, for God's sake learn to do it well. - Mignon McLaughlin

If you love what you do, you will never work another day in your life. - Confucius

If you neglect your work, you will dislike it; if you do it well, you will enjoy it. - Sir Philip Sidney

It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the credit. - Robert Yates

It is not so much what the job gives you, it is what you give the job. - Denis Waitley

Labor rids us of three great evils; tediousness, vice, and poverty. - John Ruskin

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction. - Anne Frank

Man is born to work and prosper and not to rest and rust. - Vijey Christopher

Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night. - Marian Wright Edelman

No amount of security is worth the suffering of a life chained to a routine that has killed your dreams. - Unknown

No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. - Max Beerbohm

Nobody can be successful unless he loves his work. - David Sarnoff

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. - Ann Landers

Nothing will work unless you do. - Maya Angelou

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

One man working with you is worth a dozen men working for you. - Herman M Koelliker

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle

Promise little and do much. - Hebrew Proverb

Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. - Audrey Hepburn

Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together. - Vista M Kelly

Some people develop a wish bone where their back bone should be. - Unknown

Some workers do just enough on the job to avoid being terminated, and they are paid just enough to keep them from leaving. - Jim Hartness

Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets. - American Proverb

Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard. - Colin Powell

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. - Stephen King

Team means Together Everyone Achieves More! - Unknown

Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. - Andrew Carnegie

Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we. - Unknown

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. - Elbert Hubbard

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. - Oscar Wilde

The harder I work the more I live. - George Bernard Shaw

The idle man does not know what it is to enjoy rest. - Albert Einstein

The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor. - Jim Rohn

The mode by which the inevitable comes to pass is effort. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. - Richard Bach

The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won't work - if you won't. - Zig Ziglar

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side. - Margaret Carty

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. - Vince Lombardi

The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first. - Albert Schweitzer

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. - Robert Frost

The reward is equal to the contribution. - Unknown

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. - Pearl S Buck

The secret of success in life, and consequently of making money, is to enjoy your work. If you do, nothing is hard work – no matter how many hours you put in. - Sir Billy Butlin

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. - Unknown

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work & play. - Arnold Toynbee

The wishbone will never replace the backbone. - Will Henry

There are those who dream and wish and there are those who dream and work. - Jeune McIntyre

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those you take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. - Indira Gandhi

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficult lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein

To make a living is no longer enough. Work also has to make a life. - Peter Drucker

We have too many people who live without working, and we have altogether too many who work without living. - Charles Dean

We work to become, not to acquire. - Elbert Hubbard

What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. - Stephen King

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. - John Ruskin

When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home. - Betty Bender

When work is a pleasure, life is joy.! When work is a duty, life is slavery. - Maxim Gorky

When we do more than we are paid to do, eventually we will be paid more for what we do. - Zig Ziglar

When work is a pleasure, life is joy.! When work is a duty, life is slavery. - Maxim Gorky

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds. - Gordon B Hinckley

Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun. - Colleen C Barrett

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need. - Voltaire

Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking. - Tim McMahon

You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour. - Jim Rohn
 

Follow

Affirm Your Life on Twitter
Affirm Your Life on Facebook
Affirm Your Life on Pinterest
Affirm Your Life on Google+
Affirm Your Life on Tumblr

About Me