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Good Work quotes: Best famous quotes about Work

Good Work quotes: Best famous quotes about Work

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

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. – Kahlil Gibran

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

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

Nothing is work unless you’d rather be doing something else. – George Halas

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work. – Horace

We work to become, not to acquire. – Elbert Hubbard

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. – Elbert Hubbard

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

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. – Henry J. Kaiser

I work until beer o’clock. – Stephen King

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers

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

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: ‘Whose?’ – Don Marquis

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. – C. Northcote Parkinson

Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence. – Laurence J. Peter

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

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

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

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. – Ann Richards

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

Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure. – George Sand

Nobody can be successful unless he loves his work. – David Sarnoff

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. – Arnold J. Toynbee

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided. – Mark Twain

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work. – Booker T. Washington

Work is the curse of the drinking classes. – Oscar Wilde

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

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Good quotes about Work: Some of the best great quotes about Work

Good quotes about Work: Some of the best great quotes about Work

Nothing will work unless you do. – Maya Angelou

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

When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home. – Betty Bender

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

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. – Albert Camus

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. – Al Capp

Every noble work is at first impossible. – Thomas Carlyle

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

When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. – Calvin Coolidge

To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness. – John Dewey

A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B. – Fats Domino

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

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

Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits. – Thomas A. Edison

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

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. – Thomas A. Edison

Great ideas originate in the muscles. – Thomas A. Edison

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas A. Edison

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

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

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. – Gustave Flaubert

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

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction. – Anne Frank

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

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. – Margaret Fuller

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

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

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Good Wisdom quotes: Best famous quotes about Wisdom

Good Wisdom quotes: Best famous quotes about Wisdom

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. – Doug Larson

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. – Walter Lippmann

He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty. – Mary Wilson Little

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. – H. L. Mencken

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions. – Mahfouz Naguib

Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? – Friedrich Nietzsche

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. – Jean Paul

Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. – Theodore Roosevelt

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. – Bertrand Russell

No man was ever wise by chance. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw

Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. – Tobias Smollett

Wisdom begins in wonder. – Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. – Socrates

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. – Sophocles

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange – my youth. – Sara Teasdale

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man. – Henry David Thoreau

Wisdom begins at the end. – Daniel Webster

Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. – Tom Wilson

Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Oprah Winfrey

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