Work Quotes

Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrow's; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

Benjamin Franklin

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

Peter Drucker

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.

Ann Richards

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

Anne Frank

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

Albert Camus

Work rivals religion for the #1 spot in mind control techniques.


what is work? Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relatively to other such matter; second, telling other people to do so. The first one is unpleasant and ill paid; the second is pleasant and highly paid.

Bertrand Russell

Criticism, whatever may be its pretensions, never does more than to define the impression which is made upon it at a certain moment by a work wherein the writer himself noted the impression of the world which he received at a certain hour.

James Branch Cabell

Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body

Henry Louis Mencken

The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.

Gore Vidal

Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.

Eileen Caddy

On this day I remember words that have stayed with me since my childhood and which matter a great deal to me today, my school motto: "I will try my outmost". This is my promise to all of the people of Britain and now let the work of change begin.

James Gordon Brown

A professional; is someone who can do his best work when he doesn\'t feel like it.

Alistair Cooke

Given one well-trained physician of the highest type he will do better work for a thousand people than ten specialists.

William James Mayo
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