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Work Quotes


These are some of the best 'Work' quotations and sayings.

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A good horse should be seldom spurred.

A hobby is hard work you wouldn't do for a living.

A job is not a career. I think I started out with a job. It turned into a career and changed my life.

A man is a worker. If he is not that he is nothing.

A man must love a thing very much if he not only practises it without any hope of fame and money, but even practises it without any hope of doing it well.

A man's work is from sun to sun, but a mother's work is never done.

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.

A nation's welfare depends on its ability to master the world; that on its power of work; and that on its power of thought.

A people so primitive that they did not know how to get money except by working for it.

A person who believes ... that there is a whole of which one is a part, and that in being a part one is whole: such a person has no desire whatever, at any time, to play God. Only those who have denied their being yearn to play at it.

A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees.

A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it to be an essential part of that integrity which alone entitles a man to assume responsibility.

After fifty years of living, it occurs to me that the most significant thing that people do is go to work, whether it is to go to work on their novel or at the assembly plant or fixing somebody's teeth.

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work. Work is not a curse; it is the prerogative of intelligence, the only means to manhood, and the measure of civilization.

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

All men, if they work not as in the great taskmaster's eye, will work wrong, and work unhappily for themselves and for you.

All one's work might have been better done; but this is the sort of reflection a worker must put aside courageously if he doesn't mean every one of his conceptions to remain for ever a private vision, an evanescent reverie.

All things are difficult before they are easy.

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy and Jill a rich widow.


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