Work Quotes

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

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert

B. C. Forbes

Don't just work for the money; that will bring only limited satisfaction.

Kathy Ireland

Do all the work you can; that is the whole philosophy of the good way of life

Eugene Delacroix

If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.

Emily Bronte

Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons.

Pope John Paul II

When the boss is a way, work becomes a holiday.

Portuguese Proverb

You know that it is only through work that you can achieve anything, either in college or in the world

Charles W. Eliot

Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.

George Sand

I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. I don't do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results.

Michael Jordan

Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold.

William Osler

You can employ men and hire hands to work for you, but you must win their hearts to have them work with you.

Merle Shain

Work: a dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing

Ambrose Bierce

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.

Henry J. Kaiser
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