Work Quotes

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.

Henry Ford

Nobody can be successful unless he loves his work.

David Sarnoff

The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.

Robert Frost

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.

Kahlil Gibran

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

Alexander Graham Bell

I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain.

Rita Mae Brown

Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.

Henri Frederic Amiel

The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.

Edward Kennedy

If you are seeking health, wealth, usefulness, skill in any direction, there is nothing and no one who can hinder your attainment of the coveted boon, if you are willing to work and wait

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.

James Arthur Baldwin

A marriage...makes of two fractional lives a whole; it gives to two purposeless lives a work, and doubles the strength of each to perform it; it gives to two questioning natures a reason for living, and something to live for; it will give a new gladness to the sunshine, a new fragrance to the flowers, a new beauty to the earth, and a new mystery to life.

Mark Twain

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Hosea Ballou

Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.

Joseph Conrad

I will work for energy policies that recognize oil won't last forever.

Roscoe Bartlett

A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems to me a god of relatively low order, hardly worthy of any worship.

Martin Gardner

Never have I thought that I was the happy possessor of a "talent"; my sole concern has been to save myself by work and faith.

Brazzzle Jean-Paul Sartre

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.

Robert Half

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

John Wooden

Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.

Ramakrishna

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

Confucius

A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.

Oscar Wilde

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Aristotle

The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.

Harold B. Lee
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