Work Quotes

There is a kind of victory in good work, no matter how humble.

Jack Kemp

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.

David McCullough

The secret of making something work in your lives is first of all, the deep desire to make it work; then the faith and belief that it can work; then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one thought of doubt or disbelief.

Eileen Caddy

Men want recognition of their work, to help them to believe in themselves

Dorothy Miller Richardson

Work is the order of the day, just as it was at one time, with our first starts and our best efforts. Do you remember? Therein lies its delight. It brings back the forgotten; one's stores of energy, seemingly exhausted, come back to life.

Boris Pasternak

Work is not the curse, but drudgery is.

Henry Ward Beecher

All great work is preparing yourself for the accident to happen.

Sidney Lumet

No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation

Walter Bagehot

Your work is carved out of agony as a statue is carved out of marble.

Louise Bogan

No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt

Max Beerbohm

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.


Just as appetite comes from eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning

Igor Stravinsky

All our work, our whole life is a matter of semantics, because words are the tools with which we work, the material out of which laws are made, out of which the Constitution was written. Everything depends on our understanding of them.

Felix Frankfurter

The object of living is work, experience, happiness

Henry Ford

Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.

Mark Twain

Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.

Henry David Thoreau

The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure.

Francoise de Motteville

Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an "ethic."

Barbara Ehrenreich

As we go forward, I hope we're going to continue to use technology to make really big differences in how people live and work.

Sergey Brin

It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow's viewpoint, and he understands ours, then we can sit down and work out our differences.

Harry S. Truman

The foundation of lasting self-confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work.

Brian Tracy

Paint a masterpiece daily. Always autograph your work with excellence.

Greg Hickman

Just make up your mind at the very outset that your work is going to stand for quality... that you are going to stamp a superior quality upon everything that goes out of your hands, that whatever you do shall bear the hall-mark of excellence.

Orison Swett Marden
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