Work Quotes

Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die, but long after we are gone be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistence.

Daniel Hudson Burnham

By the work one knows the workmen.

Jean De La Fontaine

A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.

John Lubbock

No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.

Olive Schreiner

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Elbert Hubbard

Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair

Edmund Burke

Loyal and efficient work in a great cause, even though it may not be immediately recognized, ultimately bears fruit

Jawaharlal Nehru

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.

Elbert Hubbard

Work is often the father of pleasure.

Voltaire

Give me love and work - these two only

William Morris

The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well.

William Osler

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

Jalal ad-Din Rumi

Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.

Pablo Picasso

I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.

Walter Chrysler

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

Edward Gibbon

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life

Harvey MacKay

We work to become, not to acquire.

Elbert Hubbard

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.

James Allen

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need

Voltaire

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do

Oscar Wilde

Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.

Vaclav Havel

Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night.

Marian Wright Edelman

Work is either fun or drudgery. It depends on your attitude. I like fun.

Colleen C. Barrett
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