Work Ethics Quotes

I reckon being ill as one of the great pleasures of life, provided one is not too ill and is not obliged to work till one is better.

Samuel Butler

Communication is the real work of leadership.

Nitin Nohria

Trouble is only an opportunity in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser

Faith works miracles. At least it allows time for them

George Meredith

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.

Ronald Reagan

The first step in providing economic equality for women is to ensure a stable economy in which every person who wants to work can work.

Jimmy Carter

Remember this: your body is your slave; it works for you.

Jack LaLanne

If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.

Gunther Grass

Necessity does the work of courage.

Nicholas Murray Butler

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.

Dale Carnegie

Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.

Voltaire

In a world darkened by ethnic conflicts that tear nations apart, Canada stands as a model of how people of different cultures can live and work together in peace, prosperity, and mutual respect.

Bill Clinton

When you're a writer you no longer see things with the freshness of the normal person. There are always two figures that work inside you.

Brian Moore

As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them.

Maya Angelou

The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.

Edward Koch

The observation of nature is part of an artist's life, it enlarges his form [and] knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula,and feeds inspiration.

Henry Moore

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

Albert Camus

The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the ruthless, competitive, conniving, opportunistic, acquisitive drives, giving little reward and often much punishment--or at least much handicap--to honesty, compassion, fair play, many forms of hard work, love of justice, and a concern for those in need.

Michael Parenti

We can no longer allow multi-nationalists to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace.

John Sweeney

The architect is not free, but the artist is... The architect works with his head, but the artist with his heart.

Serguei Ouissik

Architecture is the work of nations.

John Ruskin

A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.

Mahatma Gandhi

Laziness may appear attractive,but work gives satisfaction.

Anne Frank

Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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