Work Quotes

If a person would understand either the Odyssey or any other ancient work, he must never look at the dead without seeing the living in them, nor at the living without thinking of the dead. We are too fond of seeing the ancients as one thing and the moderns as another.

Samuel Butler

But they for whom I am the supreme goal, who do all work renouncing self for me and meditate on me with single-hearted devotion, these I will swiftly rescue from death's vast sea, for their consciousness has entered into me.

Bhagavad Gita

There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in - that we do it to God, to Christ, and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.

Mother Teresa

Some guys they just give up living, others start dying little by little piece by piece, some guys come home from work and wash up, and go racing in the streets.

Bruce Springsteen

Every mans work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself, and the more he tries to conceal himself the more clearly will his character appear in spite of him.

Samuel Butler

When I started out in business, I spent a great deal of time researching every detail that might be pertinent to the deal I was interested in making. I still do the same today. People often comment on how quickly I operate, but the reason I can move quickly is that Ive done the background work first, which no one usually sees. I prepare myself thoroughly, and then when it is time to move ahead, I am ready to sprint.

Donald Trump

Believe in yourself.. in all you can do.. and for you, the deals will start to work in your favor. You need to be open to such deals, and they will come, I assure you.

Ivana Trump

The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices. God gives us the capacity for choice. We can choose to alleviate suffering. We can choose to work together for peace. We can make these changes and we must.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

Pay me for my work but I don't do it for the money.

Vanna Bonta

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.

Carlos Casteneda

Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrow's; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

Benjamin Franklin

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.

Peter Drucker

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.

Ann Richards

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.

Ann Landers

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

Anne Frank

And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.

Donald Norman

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

Albert Camus

Work rivals religion for the #1 spot in mind control techniques.

Roach

what is work? Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relatively to other such matter; second, telling other people to do so. The first one is unpleasant and ill paid; the second is pleasant and highly paid.

Bertrand Russell

There is no royal flower-strewn path to success. And if there is, I have not found it for if I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.

Madam C.J. Walker

Temptation is an irresistible force at work on a movable body

Henry Louis Mencken

Don't tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done.

James Ling

The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.

Gore Vidal

Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.

Eileen Caddy
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