Work Quotes

Decide carefully, exactly what you want in life, then work like mad to make sure you get it!

Hector Crawford 1913

Go with your first thoughts; they're usually your best thoughts. Pay attention, stick to your goals and follow those guidelines. It's all right there if you reach for it, unless you want to punch timeclocks and work for somebody. That's what we liked about America, the land of opportunity. All your dreams can come true.

Rick Danko

If you want peace, work for justice.

Henry Louis Mencken

The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you.

Oscar Wilde

Ideas won't work unless you do.

Unknown

Journalists aren't supposed to praise things. It's a violation of work rules almost as serious as buying drinks with our own money or absolving the CIA of something.

P.J. O'Rourke

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.

Ogden Nash

Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it.

Jack Nichols

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.

Anna Quindlen

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.

Michelangelo

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.

H. L. Hunt

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.

R. E. Shay

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

Igor Stravinsky

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

Anon

Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events ... it is from numberless acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.

Robert F Kennedy 1925

It's important to know that words don't move mountains. Work, exacting work moves mountains.

Danilo Dolci

Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone.

Charles De Gaulle

If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.

Leonardo da Vinci

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Middle age is when work is a lot less fun and fun is a lot more work.

Unknown

The first person I learned I could make happy with laughter was my mother, whom I idolize. It was a powerful thing to realize. I knew I had found my life's work.

Ellen DeGeneres

History is not a work of philosophy, it is a painting; it is necessary to combine narration with the representation of the subject, that is, it is necessary simultaneously to design and to paint; it is necessary to give to men the language and the sentiments of their times, not to regard the past in the light of our own opinion.

Chateaubriand

The days you work are the best days

Georgia O'Keeffe
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