Work

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas A. Edison
Nothing will work unless you do.
- Maya Angelou
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
- Robert Frost
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
- Benjamin Franklin
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
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
- Khalil Gibran
Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
- Mark Twain
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
- Oscar Wilde
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt
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
The pay is good and I can walk to work.
- John F. Kennedy
All things are difficult before they are easy.
- Thomas Fuller
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
- Henry David Thoreau
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
- Elbert Hubbard
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
- Al Capp
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
- John Dewey
There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas A. Edison
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
- Anne Frank
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
- Robert Frost
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington
Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
- Albert Camus
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
We work to become, not to acquire.
- Elbert Hubbard
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
- Samuel Goldwyn
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
- Henry Ford
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
- Arnold J. Toynbee
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
- Lee Iacocca
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
- Pablo Picasso
Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
- Gustave Flaubert
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
- Pablo Picasso
Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach
The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.
- Ginger Rogers
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
- Peter Drucker
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
- Peter Drucker
Work alone is noble.
- Thomas Carlyle
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace
Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.
- Byron Dorgan
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
- Calvin Coolidge
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.
- Bette Davis
And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.
- Donald Norman
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck
Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.
- William Feather
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards
Management must manage!
- Harold S. Geneen
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
- J. Paul Getty
Give yourself something to work toward - constantly.
- Mary Kay Ash
Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.
- Stevie Wonder
Work is much more fun than fun.
- Noel Coward
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
- Abu Bakr
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
If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come.
- Lawrence Welk
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