Work Quotes

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vidal Sassoon and Donald Kendall

Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they are no better than dreams.

Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

High culture always isolates, always drives men out of their class, and makes it more difficult for them to share naturally and easily the common class-life around them. They seek the few companions who can understand them, and when these are not to be had within a traversable distance, they sit and work alone.

Philip Gilbert Hamerton

When I work fourteen hours a day, seven days a week, I get lucky.

Dr. Armand Hammer

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson

The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.

Samuel Smiles

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.

Anne Lamott

Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you're with an individual who isn't moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain't going to work.

Usher

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.

Anonymous

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.

Anne Lamott

Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.

Rita Mae Brown

Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.

Diana Rankin

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans. Aim high in hope and work. Remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.

Daniel H. Burnham

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it. The man who knows how will always have a job. The man who also knows why will always be his boss. As to methods there

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Racism, in the first place, is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work

Angela Davis

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice--no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.

Lane Kirkland

I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.

Harry S. Truman

I was made to work. If you are equally industrious, you will be equally successful.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Have I done anything for society? I have then done more for myself. Let that question and truth be always present to thy mind, and work without cessation.

William G. Simms

It is not sufficient to see and to know the beauty of a work. We must feel and be affected by it.

Voltaire [Francois-Marie Arouet]

I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.

Mahatma Gandhi

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.

Brian Tracy
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