Work Quotes

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

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
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