Working Quotes

...the principles of political economy have elevated the working class above the place they ever filled before.

Richard Cobden

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.

Christopher Hampton

After all, the best part of a holiday is perhaps not so much to be resting yourself, as to see all the other fellows busy working.

Kenneth Grahame

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.

George Bernard Shaw

Working hours are never long enough. Each day is a holiday, and ordinary holidays are grudged as enforced interruptions in an absorbing vocation.

Winston Churchill

I checked myself in because I was just so exhausted, ... and I was working so much and I think anyone would back me up in saying 19 is just a really tough year.

Winona Ryder

We are working hard to build a service that everyone, everywhere can use, whether they are a person, a company, a president or an organization working for change.

Mark Zuckerberg

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.

Henry Ford

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.

Robert Frost

Many of the great achievements of the world were accomplished by tired and discouraged men who kept on working.


Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.

Margaret Mead

There have been a number of us working very, very hard to bring myth and fairy tales into public consciousness, through fantasy literature and other media. I hope we're succeeding in some small way.

Terri Windling

We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction, and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction. It was dead before I started working in it.

Jerry Pournelle

Keep on the lookout for novel ideas that others have used successfully. Your idea has to be original only in its adaptation to the problem you're working on.

Thomas Alva Edison

The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!

Earl Nightingale

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