Work Ethics Quotes

Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi

Slang is the language which takes off its coat, spits on its hands - and goes to work.

Carl Sandburg

Black women are the strongest most hardworking people on earth. The shit I talk on records about black women is just that: shit.

Dr. Dre

The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.

James A. Michener

Stillness and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding. Vulgar persons can't sit still, or at least must always work their limbs and features.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

Charles F. Kettering

A bad workman always blames his tools.

Proverb

Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

Beadle, E. R.

Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around

Abdul Kalam

I see what keeps people young: work!

Ted Turner

If we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance

Orville Wright

We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.

Kofi Annan

Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you're working on.

Thomas Alva Edison

The ancient Romans had a tradition: whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: he stood under the arch.

Michael Armstrong

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.

Henry Moore
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