Work Quotes

Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass is equal to a huge amount of energy, which explains why, as Einstein himself so eloquently put it in a famous 1939 speech to the Physics Department at Princeton, "You have to exercise for a week to work off the thigh fat from a single Snickers."

Dave Barry

Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing.

Ambrose Bierce

Each year it seems to take less time to fly across the ocean and longer to drive to work.

Unknown

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.

Colin Powell

At work, you think of the children you have left at home. At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished. Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself. Your heart is rent.

Golda Meir

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.

Louis

Religion is hard work. Its insights are not self-evident and have to be cultivated in the same way as an appreciation of art, music, or poetry must be developed.

Karen Armstrong

Nothing earthly will make me give up my work in despair.

Livingstone, David

Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication.

Michael Diamond

Only through dedicated work does a man fulfill himself.

William S. Carlson

Confidence is the result of hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

Roger Staubach

Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels.

Piers Anthony

Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.

Napoleon Hill

Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment.

Irving Babbitt

I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of the sound of my own voice as I work.

Muriel Spark

But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.

Niklaus Wirth

Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.

Arthur Keith

I was trying to write an autobiography using prints and patterns that reference emotional, psychological, and personal development in my work, as a person growing up, figuring out who I was. I used fabrics to stand in for occurrences.

Jim Hodges

To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work.

Mary Oliver

Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I'd see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.

Michael Jackson

Schaeffer gave me permission to work in the studio with a technician, but I've never worked with him.

Karlheinz Stockhausen

I broke down while at Oxford, was rejected by a record number of medical tribunals during the War, and finally got permission to leave Oxford and do civilian work till the War ended.

Leonard Alfred George Strong

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