Work Quotes

Initiative is key. Anybody who wants to be somebody is going to work as hard as they can to fulfill that dream.

Unknown

It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.

Yusuf Islam

If you put yourself in a group of people you cannot work with it's obviously going to be a disaster.

David Cronenberg

It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.

Pablo Picasso

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now

James Arthur Baldwin

The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Extraordinary individuals take one step back and two steps forward with most every challenges and sometimes two steps back to one step forward. They harvest useful lessons and knowledge from what does not work, and they display a remarkable resiliency; and ability to bounce back from adversity.

Jerry Porras

When the boss is away, work becomes a holiday.

Portuguese Proverb

Slang is the language which takes off its coat, spits on its hands - and goes to work.

Carl Sandburg

The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.

James A. Michener

Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not.

Beadle, E. R.

Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around

Abdul Kalam

I see what keeps people young: work!

Ted Turner

We need to promote greater tolerance and understanding among the peoples of the world. Nothing can be more dangerous to our efforts to build peace and development than a world divided along religious, ethnic or cultural lines. In each nation, and among all nations, we must work to promote unity based on our shared humanity.

Kofi Annan

The ancient Romans had a tradition: whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: he stood under the arch.

Michael Armstrong
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