WORK QUOTES Quotes

African agriculture depends on labor. You can't produce crops if there is nobody to work on the farms.

Annmarie Kormawa

Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.

Frank Pittman

Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income.

Mark Dayton

Despite his infirmities, Strom Thurmond showed up to work every day and did not miss a Senate vote in his final year, though no one is sure if a shouted "Bingo!" counted as a yea or a nay.

Jon Stewart

Every brilliant experiment, like every great work of art, starts with an act of imagination.

Jonah Lehrer

To find a script that works with provocative ideas is hard to find.

John McTiernan

The scupltor does not work for the anatomist, but for the common observer of life and nature.

Bayard Ruskin

The scupltor does not work for the anatomist, but for the common observer of life and nature.

Bayard Ruskin

Art works because it appeals to certain faculties of the mind. Music depends on details of the auditory system, painting and sculpture on the visual system. Poetry and literature depend on language.

Steven Pinker

The real truthfulness of all works of imagination, sculpture, painting, and written fiction, is so purely in the imagination, that the artist never seeks to represent positive truth, but the idealized image of a truth.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Writing is not like painting where you add. It is not what you put on the canvas that the reader sees. Writing is more like a sculpture where you remove, you eliminate in order to make the work visible. Even those pages you remove somehow remain.

Elie Wiesel

Evil gains work their punishment.

Sophocles

The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.

Henry Miller

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

Joseph Barbara

A righteous man may make a righteous work, but no work of an unrighteous man can make him righteous. Now we become righteous only by faith, through the righteousness of Christ imputed to us.

Thomas Boston

A boy is a magical creature - you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.

Allan Beck

In the past, people worked together only when some great disaster threatened.

Walter Ulbricht

Play needs direction as well as work.

Elbert Hubbard

The point is not to stay marginal, but to participate in whatever network of marginal zones is spawned from other disciplinary centers and which, together, constitute a multiple displacement of those authorities.

Judith Butler

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education, vocational and job training, prison work skills development, drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs, all reduce recidivism, significantly.

Bobby Scott

The political negotiations ... should be within a framework in which there is active international facilitation and participation.

Veton Surroi

Each of us is a part of a great family - the human family, sons and daughters of God, and therefore brothers and sisters. We must work harder to build mutual respect, an attitude of tolerance with forbearance one for anoter regardless of the doctrines and philosophies we may espouse individually. Concerning these, you and I may disagree, but we can do so with respect and civility.

Gordon B. Hinckley

This book is pointing the way into it for people that see it as daunting or a mystery. Some people just do it, but others need help with the mindset, permission almost to listen to themselves. Understanding how things work is the key.

Sally Schneider

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.

Denis Waitley
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