Work Quotes

Happiness is not mere pleasure not the outcome of wealth. It is the result of active work rather than passive enjoyment of pleasure.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

But at some point, you know that you know what poem keeps going through my mind is, "first they came for the Jews." People, all of us, are like, "Well, this news doesn't really affect me." "Well, I'm not a bondholder." "Well, I'm not in the banking industry." "Well, I'm not a big CEO." "Well, I'm not on Wall Street." "Well, I'm not a car dealer." "I'm not an auto worker." Gang, at some point, they're going to come for you!

Glenn Beck

The greatest work of the composer is often sublimation, that is, the deflection of energies, thoughts, occurrences, psychological and physical reactions, into socially constructive or creative channels.

Marion Bauer

It's taken me 30 years to get this way, and I don't intend to let go. I work hard, but I play hard, too, and that's the one part of me that nobody sees. But I intend to be around for a long time yet.

John Barrowman

Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?

Edgar Bergen

Becketts work is an embarrassment to the Void.

Donald Barthelme

I begin my work at about nine or ten o'clock in the evening and continue until four or five in the morning. Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought.

Alexander Graham Bell

They will do anything for the worker, except become one.

Gregory Benford

My life, my life, now I speak of it as of something over, now as of a joke which still goes on, and it is neither, for at the same time it is over and it goes on, and is there any tense for that? Watch wound and buried by the watchmaker, before he died, whose ruined works will one day speak of God, to the worms.

Samuel Beckett

Basketball has been my life and I worked at it so hard because I enjoyed it so much.

Larry Joe Bird

When I was a player, I didn't expect my teammates to play the way I did. I did expect them to work hard hard every day and get better. And I never learned anything by losing.

Larry Joe Bird

The whole of the Saviour's ministerial life, at least the part of it that stands on record, was passed in what we may call substantially a revival work.

Henry Ward Beecher

Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.

Robert Charles Benchley

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.

Robert Charles Benchley

I do most of my work sitting down; that's where I shine.

Robert Charles Benchley

My mother always said to me, 'You're going to have to work harder and have to be better, and you can't take no for an answer'.

Halle Maria Berry

I don't want to produce a work of art that the public can sit and suck aesthetically. I want to give them a blow in the small of the back, to scorch their indifference, to startle them out of their complacency.

Ingmar Bergman

All I knew about shot putting was that my brother could do 44 feet I decided I wanted to beat him. So I got a shot and went to work and made up my mind to do 45 feet.

Bruce Bennett

The assets of the Jewish National Home must be created exclusively through our own work, for only the product of the Hebrew labor can serve as the national estate.

David Ben Gurion

How our government works... it doesn't.

Lewis Niles Black

You see what I felt they should have done for our first public works project is build a giant wall across the entire border of Canada...because THAT'S where the cold air comes from!

Lewis Niles Black

Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?

Catherine lise Blanchett

The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.

Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm

We are misunderstood, we are misrepresented, we are misreported. We are not nurses, we are not doctors, we are not teachers, we are not social workers. We are religious, we are religious, we are religious.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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