Work Quotes

Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night.

Marian Wright Edelman

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

Pearl S. Buck

Opportunity is missed by most because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Alva Edison

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.

Oscar Wilde

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


Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need


The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

Albert Camus

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life

Harvey MacKay

Work is the price which is paid for reputation

Baltasar Gracian

Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace


Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert

B. C. Forbes

Let each one build their own cathedral. Why live from alien and ancient works of art?

Jorge Luis Borges

It is time to train British workers for the British jobs that will be available over the coming few years and to make sure that people who are inactive and unemployed are able to get the new jobs on offer in our country.

James Gordon Brown

If a piece of 'alternative medicine' can be shown to work reliably, it ceases to become alternative. It just becomes medicine.

Derren Victor Brown

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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