Work Quotes

President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts.

Rosa DeLauro

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The old welfare system was hurting people by discouraging work and marriage. Welfare reform, and now this legislation, will build on the understanding that work and strong families are the foundation upon which we build our future.

James Talent

One had better not rush, otherwise dung comes out rather than creative work.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.

Bertrand Russell

When you like your work every day is a holiday.

Frank Tyger

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.

Eric Hoffer

The father of every good work is discontent, and its mother is diligence.

Lajos Kassak

We also have to work, though, sort of the dark side, if you will.

Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney

The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better.

Elbert Hubbard

The health care system is really designed to reward you for being unhealthy. If you are a healthy person and work hard to be healthy, there are no benefits.

Mike Huckabee

Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion... the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.

Dorothea Lange

Now is the accepted time, not tomorrow, not some more convenient season. It is today that our best work can be done and not some future day or future year. It is today that we fit ourselves for the greater usefulness of tomorrow. Today is the seed time, now are the hours of work, and tomorrow comes the harvest and the playtime

W. E. B. Du Bois

Some say our approach is really just more troops for the same strategy. In fact, we have a new strategy with a new mission: helping secure the population, especially in Baghdad. Our plan puts Iraqis in the lead.... Members of Congress have a right to express their views, and express them forcefully. But those who refuse to give this plan a chance to work have an obligation to offer an alternative that has a better chance for success. To oppose everything while proposing nothing is irresponsible.

George Walker Bush

Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.

Edward L. Bernays
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