Work Quotes

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

I do not believe we can repair the basic fabric of society until people who are willing to work have work. Work organizes life. It gives structure and discipline to life.

Bill Clinton

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.


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
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