Work Quotes

Fame is a by-product. Fame is something that should happen because you do work that speaks to people and people want to know about your work. Unfortunately the personality of people has taken over from the work and the artistry and it's this thing now that stands on its own. I don't think one should ever aspire to being famous.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

I think that life is a paradox and you have to embrace that in your work and your belief systems... you can't be a literalist, and that's the trouble that people always find themselves in. That's why people always hit a wall with any of my stuff, because you can't take it literally.

Madonna Louise Ciccone

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet,sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isnít it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am askedóas I am surprisingly oftenówhy I bother to get up in the mornings

Richard Dawkins

If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.

Albert Einstein

Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace

Hesiod

Work is the price which is paid for reputation

Baltasar Gracian

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

Albert Camus

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Voltaire

If I have done the hardest possible day's work, and then come to sit down in a corner and eat my supper comfortably --why, then I don't think I deserve any reward for my hard day's work --for am I not now at peace? Is not my supper good?

Herman Melville

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.

Buddha

It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction.

Henry Ward Beecher

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

Pearl S. Buck

In such an environment, I was able to study things that could be of immediate usefulness to the world. That learning experience undoubtedly served me well when I eventually entered the work force

Koichi Tanaka

I am traveling less in order to be able to write more. I select my travel destinations according to their degree of usefulness to my work

Jose Saramago
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