Work

The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work.
- Charles Kettering
The greatest teacher I know is the job itself.
- James Cash Penney
Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.
- Leigh Steinberg
Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.
- Dmitri Mendeleev
After two weeks of working on a project, you know whether it will work or not.
- Bill Budge
And if small businesspeople say they made it on their own, all they are saying is that nobody else worked seven days a week in their place. Nobody showed up in their place to open the door at five in the morning. Nobody did their thinking, and worrying, and sweating for them.
- Paul Ryan
As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
- Irvin S. Cobb
Because I have work to care about, it is possible that I may be less difficult to get along with than other women when the double chins start to form.
- Gloria Steinem
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
- C. Northcote Parkinson
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
- Anna Pavlova
Most people treat the office manual the way they treat a software manual. They never look at it.
- James Levine
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
- Margaret Fuller
I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager
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
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
- Benjamin Franklin
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
- Maya Angelou
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
- Pope Paul VI
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
- Buddha
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi
Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa
If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.
- Bruce Lee
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa
Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
- Oscar Wilde
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.
- Mark Twain
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi
Our life of poverty is as necessary as the work itself. Only in heaven will we see how much we owe to the poor for helping us to love God better because of them.
- Mother Teresa
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
- Mark Twain
In our daily life, we encounter people who are angry, deceitful, intent only on satisfying their own needs. There is so much anger, distrust, greed, and pettiness that we are losing our capacity to work well together.
- Margaret J. Wheatley
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
- Aristotle
Follow your dreams, work hard, practice and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Sasha Cohen
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
- Rumi
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
- Margaret Thatcher
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
- Vince Lombardi
There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there.
- Indira Gandhi
My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
- Helen Keller
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
- Newt Gingrich
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
- Benjamin Franklin
It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.
- Mahatma Gandhi
If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
- Khalil Gibran
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
- George Carlin
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
- Brian Tracy
What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god.
- William Shakespeare
We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.
- John F. Kennedy
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
- Abdul Kalam
The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
- Thomas A. Edison
My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out.
- Ronald Reagan
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