Work Ethics Quotes

Hard work and training. There's no secret formula. I lift heavy, work hard and aim to be the best.

Ronald Dean Coleman

Our work for peace must begin within the private world of each one of us. To build for man a world without fear, we must be without fear. To build a world of justice, we must be just. And how can we fight for liberty if we are not free in our own minds? How can we ask others to sacrifice if we are not ready to do so?... Only in true surrender to the interest of all can we reach that strength and independence, that unity of purpose, that equity of judgment which are necessary if we are to measure up to our duty to the future, as men of a generation to whom the chance was given to build in time a world of peace.

Dag Hammarskjld

"To forgive oneself"? No, that doesn't work: we have to be forgiven. But we can only believe this is possible if we ourselves can forgive.

Dag Hammarskjld

Capitalism is a great idea in theory, but in practice it just doesn't work.

Jeremy Hardy

The search for the truth is the most important work in the whole world and the most dangerous.

James Clavell

Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and...Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The self-taught man seldom knows anything accurately, and he does not know a tenth as much as he could have known if he had worked under teachers;

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The difference between truth and fiction is that the latter must always be credible in order to work.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

My attitude towards peace does not depend on which war we are discussing. I think that words should do the work of bombs.

Moran Margaret Cho

Isolation in creative work is an onerous thing. Better to have negative criticism than nothing at all.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Genius is the gold in the mine; talent is the miner that works and brings it out.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

If you cant distinguish people from lap-dogs, you shouldnt undertake philanthropic work.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

In all the work we do, our most valuable asset can be the attitude of self-examination. It is forgivable to make mistakes, but to stand fast behind a wall of self-righteousness and make the same mistake twice is not forgivable.

Dale E. Turner

Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you got that you did not get, The damp small pulps with a little or with no hair, The singers and workers that never handled the air. You will never neglect or beat Them, or silence or buy with a sweet. You will never wind up the sucking-thumb Or scuttle off ghosts that come.

Gwendolyn Brooks

O, do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks! Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle. But you shall be a miracle. Every day you shall wonder at yourself, at the richness of life which has come to you by the grace of God.

Phillips Brooks

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