Work Quotes

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Work quotes prove that work is as much a part of our lives as rolling out of bed.

Without work, societies fall apart. Work defines the human species.

The current economic conditions around the world prove that the most important thing people are asking for right now is jobs.

You will find outstanding work quotes from Peter Drucker, Robert Frost, Thomas A. Edison, J. Paul Getty, and more.

It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
-Pablo Picasso

Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
-Pablo Picasso

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
-Pearl S. Buck

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

If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue.
-Peter Ustinov

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
-Richard Bach

There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone - many of whom are bored out of their minds. All-day long.
-Richard Nelson Bolles

I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change.
-Richard Nelson Bolles

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
-Robert Frost

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

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

It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs.
-Ron Livingston

The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
-Ronald Reagan

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
-Sam Ewing

The harder I work, the luckier I get.
-Samuel Goldwyn

Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.
-Stevie Wonder

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
-Theodore Roosevelt

There is no substitute for hard work.
-Thomas A. Edison

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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
-Thomas A. Edison

Every noble work is at first impossible.
-Thomas Carlyle

Work alone is noble.
-Thomas Carlyle

All things are difficult before they are easy.
-Thomas Fuller

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
-Vince Lombardi

These work quotes are replete with the importance of work.

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
-Walter Wager

It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work.
-William Faulkner

Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort.
-William Gibson

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Management must manage!
-Harold S. Geneen

Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
-Harold S. Geneen

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
-Harry Golden

There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
-Henry Ford

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
-Henry J. Kaiser

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
-Irvin S. Cobb

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
-J. Paul Getty

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
-J. Paul Getty

The work quotes in this collection hold a special place in my heart.

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