Work Quotes

A civil servant is sometimes like a broken cannon - it won't work and you can't fire it.

George S. Patton

There is no doubt that now, more than ever, we must work to end our dependence on foreign oil sources. But we cannot do so by ignoring the wishes of the coastal communities that oppose drilling.

Elizabeth Dole

A horse loves freedom, and the weariest old work horse will roll on the ground or break into a lumbering gallop when he is turned loose into the open.

Gerald Raferty

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.

Woodrow Wilson

Am I going home to idleness? No, no. My feet and hands may be still, not so the mind--that has its aspirations yet, and it will work, for it has a law unto itself. Idleness is one thing, doing is another.

Lew Wallace

The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects.

Arlie Hochschild

We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.

John F. Kennedy

Any authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience.

Rebecca West

Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.

Nicholas Sparks

When you hire me, you hire a nut who is going to work 24 hours a day for you and never, ever burn his audience.

Howard Stern

I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.

Aaliyah

I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one.

Lucille Ball

[T]here is nothing more distressing or tiresome than a writer standing in front of an audience and reading his work.

William Gaddis

An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work

Gertrude Stein

The Roots of Violence: Wealth without work, Pleasure without conscience, Knowledge without character, Commerce without morality, Science without humanity, Worship without sacrifice, Politics without principles

Mahatma Gandhi

He placed the soul in the body which He had fashioned. He protects the Creation which He has created. With their eyes, they see, and with their tongues, they speak; with their ears, they bring the mind to awareness. With their feet, they walk, and with their hands, they work; they wear and eat whatever is given.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves

William Ellery Channing

For those who wish to climb the mountain of spiritual awareness, the path is selfless work. For those who have attained the summit of union with the Lord, the path is stillness and peace.

Bhagavad Gita

I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard, ... Just listening to my father . . . So just basically following that and following my heart.

Paris Hilton

I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.

Julie Andrews

Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Authority doesn't work without prestige, or prestige without distance

Charles de Gaulle

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

Vince Lombardi

Every weekend we have been trying to go out of town, to let people know about this album. I have been trying to host parties. It is hard, because it is a lot of work to do both.

Angie Martinez

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