WORK QUOTES Quotes

Work to become, not to acquire.

Elbert Hubbard

If you allow yourself to begin posting entries based on what you think someone else wants you to write, you are missing the point of having a weblog. Even more destructive is the number game. It is always flattering to discover that someone else likes reading what you write, but it you begin to focus on gaining the largest audience you can, you will destroy whatever pleasure you may otherwise derive from your work.

Rebecca Blood

We must do the work to prove our fears groundless, otherwise it is our fears that will gain ground and our lives will be spent in their service.

Guy Finley

Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.

Kofi Annan

A person may desire to live for hundreds of years if he works according to this truth because that sort of work will not bind him to the law of karma. And there is no alternative to this way for man.

Sri Ishopanishad, Mantra Two

The best insurance policy for tomorrow is to make the most productive use of today. A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work.

Geoffrey Norman

It is not your outward appearance that you should beautify, but your soul, adorning it with good works.

Clement of Alexandria

Nerves provide me with energy. They work for me. It's when I don't have them, when I feel at ease, that I get worried.

Mike Nichols

The good Lord gave me a brain that works so fast that in one moment I can worry as much as it would take others a whole year to achieve.

Unknown

Towards the end of the race my helmet strap started to work loose and my helmet was lifting down the straights, which was pulling the strap tight against my throat and choking me. I had to drive one-handed for most of the time. I couldn't breathe very well. It was just more worrying than anything else. I was just slightly pulling it down to get more air in.

Jensen Button

Labor wants also pride and joy in doing good work, a sense of making or doing something beautiful or useful - to be treated with dignity and respect as brother and sister

Thorstein Veblen

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence.

Daniel Hudson Burnham

Workingmen are at the foundation of society. Show me that product of human endeavor in the making of which the workingman has had no share, and I will show you something that society can well dispense with.

Samuel Gompers

By the work one knows the workmen.

Jean De La Fontaine

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.

James M. Barrie

A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.

John Lubbock

No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.

Olive Schreiner

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Elbert Hubbard

Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair

Edmund Burke

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit

Jawaharlal Nehru

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Work is often the father of pleasure.

Voltaire

Give me love and work - these two only

William Morris

The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well.

William Osler
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