Work Quotes

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 often the father of pleasure.

Voltaire

Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert

B. C. Forbes

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

Hesiod

People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.

Frederick Douglass

Work is the price which is paid for reputation

Baltasar Gracian

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

Robert Frost

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life

Harvey MacKay

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
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