Work Ethics Quotes

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

Unknown

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

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

Roach

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

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world.

Albert Camus

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.

Jane Addams

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

Arnold J. Toynbee

A positive attitude may not solve every problem but it makes solving any problem a more pleasant experience.

Grant Fairley

For when men labor they keep out of mischief. You remember the old proverb--An idle mind is the Devils workshop.

George Q. Cannon

Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning. Once it does, it becomes the kind of thing that makes you grab your wife around the waist and dance a jig.

Malcolm Gladwell

Work is the source of nearly all the misery in the world. Almost any evil you'd care to name comes from working or from living in a world designed for work. In order to stop suffering, we have to stop working.

Bob Black

And I saw that all labor and all achievement spring from man's envy of his neighbor. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind. The fool folds his hands and ruins himself. Better one hand with tranquility than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind.

Stacy

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.

Robert Frost

I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave.

Joseph Campbell

O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.

Abu Bakr

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Updated On : March 04, 2011
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