Work Quotes On Teamwork, Change, Attitude, Communication

Work Quotes On Teamwork, Change, Attitude, Communication

Work Quotes

Work Quotes:

I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process.

Vincent Van Gogh

I always wanted to create this community that would come and tell their own story, shoot it – and watch them. The idea is to not have one entity who creates the work, the project, and another entity who consumes it; the idea is people create their own work, like somebody cultivating his garden.

Michel Gondry

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Napoleon Hill

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

Thomas A. Edison

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

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The beginning is the most important part of the work.


People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

Vince Lombardi

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

Elbert Hubbard

Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.

Lucille Ball

Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.

Mark Twain

Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.

Henry David Thoreau

It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.

Benjamin Franklin

Nothing will work unless you do.

Maya Angelou

Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.

Stephen Hawking

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde

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

Vince Lombardi

Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Vince Lombardi

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

Ronald Reagan

My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Theodore Roosevelt

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

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.

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

The idea of having a steady job is appealing.

Robin Williams

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

I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.

Walt Disney

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

Henry Ford

Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.


A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.

Peter Drucker

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

Peter Drucker

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 pr Peter Drucker esence his heart first opened.

Albert Camus

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

Albert Camus

Labor gives birth to ideas.

Jim Rohn

There is no substitute for hard work.

Thomas A. Edison

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

What you are will show in what you do.

Thomas A. Edison

I never did a day’s work in my life. It was all fun.

Thomas A. Edison

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

I’d like to dial it back 5% or 10% and try to have a vacation that’s not just e-mail with a view.

Elon Musk

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

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

Anne Frank

Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs.

Coco Chanel

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.


We work to become, not to acquire.

Elbert Hubbard

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.


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

Booker T. Washington

Without labor nothing prospers.


Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up.

A. A. Milne

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

Calvin Coolidge

The pay is good and I can walk to work.


Once you start a working on something, don’t be afraid of failure and don’t abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.


Instead of being critical of people in authority over you and envious of their position, be happy you’re not responsible for everything they have to do. Instead of piling on complaints, thank them for what they do. Overwhelm them with encouragement and appreciation!

Joyce Meyer

All wealth is the product of labor.

John Locke

I work to stay alive.

Bette Davis

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

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.


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

Richard Bach

Management is nothing more than motivating other people.

Lee Iacocca

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.

Thomas Carlyle

Every noble work is at first impossible.

Thomas Carlyle

Work alone is noble.

Thomas Carlyle

I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.

Neil Armstrong

Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.


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

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.

Jonas Salk

All things are difficult before they are easy.

Thomas Fuller

I’ve got a woman’s ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.

Margaret Thatcher

Give yourself something to work toward – constantly.

Mary Kay Ash

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

Ann Richards

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.

Stevie Wonder

Every man’s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.

Samuel Butler

Quality is everyone’s responsibility.

W. Edwards Deming

Quality is pride of workmanship.

W. Edwards Deming

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

John Dewey

I thought the attractions of being an astronaut were actually, not so much the Moon, but flying in a completely new medium.

Neil Armstrong

If you don’t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work.

Ogden Nash

Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.

George Burns

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

My husband changed jobs so fast that I simply never knew what business he was in.

Rose Kennedy

We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.

Milton Friedman

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

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

Gustave Flaubert

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.

John Kenneth Galbraith

And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping? I’m working.

Will Smith

By the work one knows the workman.


The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.

Ginger Rogers

The harder I work, the luckier I get.

Samuel Goldwyn

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

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

For me, every day is a new thing. I approach each project with a new insecurity, almost like the first project I ever did. And I get the sweats. I go in and start working, I’m not sure where I’m going. If I knew where I was going I wouldn’t do it.

Frank Gehry

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.

Ray Kroc

Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.

Johnny Carson

Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t.

Thomas S. Monson

If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday.

Noel Coward

Work is much more fun than fun.

Noel Coward

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

Dylan Thomas

When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.

Jean de la Bruyere

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

Ann Landers

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

O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.

Abu Bakr

For the last several years and culminating in six months in orbit next year, I’ve been training for my third space flight. This one is almost in a category completely different than the previous two, specifically to live in on the space station for six months, to command a space ship and to fly a new rocket ship.

Chris Hadfield

Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life.

Marc Chagall

On any given day, my father wasn’t likely to return from work before I was asleep for the night. I saw that a man’s work was important, that he must pursue it tirelessly, and that it might require certain sacrifices, like being away from the warmth and comfort of home.

Ezekiel Emanuel

If Botticelli were alive today he’d be working for Vogue.

Peter Ustinov

Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.

William Feather

Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.


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

Margaret Fuller

You aren’t your work, your accomplishments, your possessions, your home, your family… your anything. You’re a creation of your Source, dressed in a physical human body intended to experience and enjoy life on Earth.

Wayne Dyer

No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.

Samuel Goldwyn

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

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

Arnold J. Toynbee

Being an astronaut is a wonderful career. I feel very privileged. But what I really hope for young people is that they find a career they’re passionate about, something that’s challenging and worthwhile.

Ellen Ochoa

The greatest teacher I know is the job itself.

James Cash Penney

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

C. Northcote Parkinson

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

Walter Wager

It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive.

Federico Fellini

I believe in stopping work and eating lunch.

L’Wren Scott

Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.

Dmitri Mendeleev

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.

Henry J. Kaiser

Good things happen to those who hustle.

Chuck Noll

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

Don Marquis

Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.

Michael Korda

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.

Pearl S. Buck

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

Harold S. Geneen

I’ve learned from experience that if you work harder at it, and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work.

Louis C. K.

One thing I never want to be accused of is not working.

Don Shula

Honest labor bears a lovely face.

Thomas Dekker

You’re blessed if you have the strength to work.

Mahalia Jackson

I work 338 days a year, 16 hours a day.

Dave Pelzer

Management must manage!

Harold S. Geneen

Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.

Christina Rossetti

I’m working myself to death.

Alan Ladd

It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.

Harold S. Geneen
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