Work Quotes

A customer is the most important visitor on our premises, he is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.

Mahatma Gandhi

We’re busy exporting Democracy abroad to Afghanistan and Iraq, which is fine, but what we really need to do is a better job at making our Democracy work right here at home.

Senator John Kerry

All the problems of the world could be settled if people were only willing to think. The trouble is that people very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work.

Thomas J. Watson, Sr

Honestly, Im just consumed by the work. Everyday, Im trying to come up with new stuff and do new things.

Wiz Khalifa

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isnt it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am askedas I am surprisingly oftenwhy I bother to get up in the mornings.

Richard Dawkins

Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.

Edward H. Dreschnack

Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?

Peter McWilliams

So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work

Peter F. Drucker

Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

John D. Rockefeller

A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.

H S M Burns

Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.


Work to become, not to acquire.

Elbert Hubbard

If you allow yourself to begin posting entries based on what you think someone else wants you to write, you are missing the point of having a weblog. Even more destructive is the number game. It is always flattering to discover that someone else likes reading what you write, but it you begin to focus on gaining the largest audience you can, you will destroy whatever pleasure you may otherwise derive from your work.

Rebecca Blood

We must do the work to prove our fears groundless, otherwise it is our fears that will gain ground and our lives will be spent in their service.

Guy Finley

Human rights education is much more than a lesson in schools or a theme for a day; it is a process to equip people with the tools they need to live lives of security and dignity. On this International Human Rights Day, let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.

Kofi Annan
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