WORK QUOTES Quotes

It is not work that kills, but worry

African Proverb

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of re recognition, for old memories and old connection.

Lewis Thomas

Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from over work, but many who died from doubt.

Charles Horace Mayo

I don't want to ever be working just for money because then you are no different than a prostitute.

Natalie Portman

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

John Lubbock

Sculpture is more divine, and more like Nature, That fashions all her works in high relief, And that is Sculpture. This vast ball, the Earth, Was moulded out of clay, and baked in fire; Men, women, and all animals that breathe Are statues, and not paintings.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.

Steve Pavlina

When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It’s a necessity.

Steve Pavlina

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

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Michael Jordan

What we count the ills of life are often blessings in disguise, resulting in good to us in the end. Though for the present not joyous but grievous, yet, if received in a right spirit, they work out fruits of righteousness for us at last.

Matthew Henry

Since we have placed justification in the revelation of Jesus Christ formed and brought forth in the heart, there working his works of righteousness and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit.

Robert Barclay

There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness.

Jonathan Edwards

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

Calvin Coolidge

Telegram to a friend who had just become a mother after a prolonged pregnancy: Good work, Mary. We all knew you had it in you

Dorothy Parker

The eye of the master will do more work than both his hands.

Benjamin Franklin

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

Calvin Coolidge

There has never been a time in history when simply being pregnant and giving birth has seemed so complicated. This is because there has never been a time in history when being a woman has seemed so complicated. Whatever gains we imagine we have made in work, in relationships and in the wider culture, the struggle to find a positive definition of what it is to be a woman, particularly in regard to our reproductive lives, is as intense as ever. Nowhere is that struggle felt as keenly as in the arena of pregnancy and birth

Pat Thomas

Life is magic, the way nature works seems to be quite magical

Jonas Salk

Again, both literature and philosophy work by appealing to certain reigning idols.

Morris Raphael Cohen

Quality begins on the inside... and then works its way out.

Bob Moawad

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

Mahatma Gandhi
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