Last updated on August 9, 2020 by The Counselor
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Top inspirational quotes for work
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Nothing will work unless you do.
There is always the danger that we may just do the work for the sake of the work. This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in – that we do it to God, to Christ, and that’s why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
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.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
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.
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.
Work is a necessary evil to be avoided.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Work is the curse of the drinking classes.
The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.
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.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
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.
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
The pay is good and I can walk to work.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
To find out what one is fitted to do, and to secure an opportunity to do it, is the key to happiness.
Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
The harder I work, the luckier I get.
There is no substitute for hard work.
Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
We work to become, not to acquire.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.
Management is nothing more than motivating other people.
Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.
It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
Every noble work is at first impossible.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: ‘Whose?’
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
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?
Work alone is noble.
I can’t imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.
If you don’t want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work.
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence.
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.
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.
Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.
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.
The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
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.
You’re blessed if you have the strength to work.
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results.
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
Management must manage!
Nothing is work unless you’d rather be doing something else.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
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.
Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
If Botticelli were alive today he’d be working for Vogue.
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.
Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.
Managers in all too many American companies do not achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
By the work one knows the workman.
Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.
Work isn’t to make money you work to justify life.
After two weeks of working on a project, you know whether it will work or not.
It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn’t end. There’s other ways to make money, better jobs.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
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.
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.
Work, look for peace and calm in work: you will find it nowhere else.
As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interest you.
I’m working myself to death.
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.
Most people treat the office manual the way they treat a software manual. They never look at it.
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We’re dreamers, you see, but we’re also realists, of a sort.
Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live.
Unemployment is capitalism’s way of getting you to plant a garden.
No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.
It’s easier to change what you do than people think it is. If you don’t change, your field changes around you.
I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
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.
Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.
If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
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.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
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.
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.
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
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.
Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.
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.
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.
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.
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.
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.
Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
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.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
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.
Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don’t have time for all that.
We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don’t want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.
The miracle is not that we do this work, but that we are happy to do it.
Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
It isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
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.
Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.
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.
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.
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.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realised that the Lord doesn’t work that way so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
Man was made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
Thunder is good, thunder is impressive but it is lightning that does the work.
A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.
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.
Man – a creature made at the end of the week’s work when God was tired.
It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do. Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
That’s been one of my mantras – focus and simplicity. Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.
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.
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.
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.
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.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.
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.
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.
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