Work Quotes

A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.

H S M Burns

Work to become, not to acquire.

Elbert Hubbard

To find a career to which you are adapted by nature, and then to work hard at it, is about as near to a formula for success and happiness as the world provides. One of the fortunate aspects of this formula is that, granted the right career has been found, the hard work takes care of itself. Then hard work is not hard work at all.

Mark Sullivan

Work to connect yourself to the "allness" of life -- instead of identifying with the smallness of it -- and you'll awaken to a greatness already living within you that is no more bothered by the little things in life than a mountain is made miserable by the rain that falls upon it.

Guy Finley

If enough people think of a thing and work hard enough at it, I guess it's pretty nearly bound to happen, wind and weather permitting.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

Saint Augustine

If someday they say of me that in my work I have contributed something to the welfare and happiness of my fellow man, I shall be satisfied.

George Westinghouse

Political work implies participating in the grief and mourning of people, sharing the burdens with them and acting with plans to get rid of their difficulties.

Vellupillai Pirapakaran

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

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

As surprising as it seems, at some level all this advertising we see around us must work, or companies would not engage in it so much.

Morris Hite

My work is a game, a very serious game.

M. C. Escher

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Henry J. Kaiser

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Richard Bach

It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.

Henry Ward Beecher

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Bette Davis

Most people who work at home find they do not have the benefit of receptionists who serve as personal guards.

Judith S. Marin

A great demand today is that work should be interesting. This is a recent development in human history, and workers in field or factory over the centuries would have been greatly puzzled by it.

George Watson

Work alone will efface the footsteps of work

James Whistler

Those who work most for the world's advancement are the ones who demand least

Henry Doherty

Work is the grand cure for all maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind - honest work, which you intend getting done

Thomas Carlyle

There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone - many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long.

Richard Nelson Bolles

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.

Bertrand Russell

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Thomas Carlyle

Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.

Dr. Laurence J. Peter
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