Work Quotes

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

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

Albert Camus

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

Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.

Edward Harriman

No great achievement is possible without persistent work.

Bertrand Russell

You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you`re working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success - but only if you persist.

Isaac Asimov

It is not work that kills, but worry

African Proverb

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of re recognition, for old memories and old connection.

Lewis Thomas
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