1001 Inspiring Quotes about Work

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about work? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful work quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Work quotes

My life changed the day I moved beyond just wishing for things and I started earning them. That is the day I learned that we don’t get what we wish for, we get what we work for.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

If we do not desire to work in order to receive these things, God will be powerless to help us

— Sunday Adelaja

The people’s right to change what does not work is one of the greatest principles of our system of government.

— Richard Nixon

You’re a loner in body, mind, and soul. A writer who spends a day of solitude in the office is plagued by a mind that travels with the body. The work never stops.

— Bruce Obee

I believe there’s a calling for all of us. I know that every human being has value and purpose. The real work of our lives is to become aware. And awakened. To answer the call.

— Oprah Winfrey

Everyone you meet won’t wish you success that’s why you work for it and give your life your best.

— Kia Marie Dawkins, To Be Drenched in Dreams, Delights, Downfalls, and DOS: A Book of Poetry, Notes, and Motivations for the Dreamer

The only work for success is hard work.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

When I later discovered that she (illustrator Faith Jaques) was a compulsive reader who loved to be alone and kept cats because they are the only pets that allow you to be both, my adoration of Jaques and her work could only increase.

— Lucy Mangan

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

Be prepared to work hard to be a writer.

— Sandra Brown

… it’s a nice day’s work when you make a lot of people smile.

— Gillian Flynn, The Grownup

Time is the greatest and longest-established spinner of all. … His factory is a secret place his work noiseless and his hands are mutes.

— Charles Dickens

I don’t like to work with assistants. I’m already one too many the camera alone would be enough.

— Alfred Eisenstaedt

God’s going to work everything out and use you in ways you can’t even imagine.

— C.B. Cook, Paralyzed Dreams

If you want it enough, you find strength to work for its achievement.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.

— Elbert Hubbard

Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties.

— John Cameron

I will be vigilant to protect the independence and integrity of the Supreme Court, and I will work to ensure that it upholds the rule of law and safeguards those liberties that make this land one of endless possibilities for all Americans.

— John Roberts

There are hardly any excesses of the most crazed psychopath that cannot easily be duplicated by a normal kindly family man who just comes in to work every day and has a job to do.

— Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

Sir, no insult intended, but you said to me once that you don’t like kiss-asses and that you’d rather work with people challenging your perceptions.

— Mario Stinger, Destined for Oblivion: As Nature Intended

It must be remembered that the forty hour work week until age sixty five was designed by governments and corporations and not the medical profession.

— Steven Magee

Unionism seldom if ever uses such powers as it has to ensure better work almost always it devotes a large part of that power to safeguarding bad work.

— H. L. Mencken

I like to think that I represent myself as a strong woman, so to work with other strong women I find very inspiring.

— Annabelle Wallis

Rich people do not work for money, they are doing what they like to do

— Sunday Adelaja

To become better writers we must become the best thieves and liars in the business. We slink around the pages of everyone else’s work and shove it into our pockets. Then we run home and try to make it our own.

— Christopher Stocking

The competency of people you mobilize to work with will determine the output you will receive. As a leader, always look for people who buy into your vision.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

A person who has not done one half his day’s work by ten o’clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

— Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

I’m not a ‘sexy’ ‘beautiful’ woman. It takes a lot of work to make me look like a girl.

— Megan Fox

As a nation, we owe a great deal to the National Audubon Society, one of our most distinguished and important environmental organizations, and all those who work to protect America’s open land and waterways.

— Louis Bacon

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle. Then I realized that the Lord in his wisdom didn’t work that way. So I just stole one and asked him to forgive me.

— Emo Philips

You need to get all the information that is related to the work that the Lord has called you to do.

— Sunday Adelaja

Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

— Elbert Hubbard

Knowledge alone is not enough, but with hard work it’s worth progression.

— Unarine Ramaru

And talk about that fabulous chest. Mmm he must work out because that chest does wonders”.

— Brit N. Lane, Broken Halo

Science proves that what appears to be solid is simply moving at a slower rate. Whereas, what is moving, grooving, and flowing, has a higher rate of vibration. We as humans work the same way.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Body Language: 8 Ways to Optimize Non-Verbal Communication for Positive Impact

Female friendships that work are relationships in which women help each other belong to themselves.

— Louise Bernikow

I didn’t come from a wealthy family. My dad told us if we wanted spending money, we had to earn it. So I developed an early work ethic.

— Johnny Iuzzini

When our son’s autism was diagnosed at the age of 2, there was no clear prognosis. We didn’t even know if he’d ever learn to talk. But we found talented people to work with him and he improved, slowly at first and then more rapidly.

— Claire Scovell LaZebnik

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.

— Chanakya

The human brain has a natural ability, inherent in its mechanism, to work on many levels, in a process of constant promptings, in a type of self-preservation.If only humans understood…Most ignore it.

— Amanda Dubin, Assassins Wall

I knew how severe I had been and how bad things had been. The one who is doing his work and getting satisfaction from it is not the one who poverty bothers.

— Ernest Hemingway

Don’t chase people. Be yourself, do your own thing and work hard. The right people will come to you and stay.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

A beautiful body perishes, but a work of art dies not.

— Leonardo da Vinci

Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him.

— Dorothy L. Sayers

If I don’t get enough sleep, my brain gets fatigued, and the voice suffers. If I’m doing some retail work and trying to read and record legal copy, I start sounding like I had a few too many the night before.

— Roger Craig Smith

the work of salvation, in its full sense, is (1) about whole human beings, not merely souls; (2) about the present, not simply the future; and (3) about what God does through us, not merely what God does in and for us.

— N.T. Wright

Every person just has a unique combination of common problems. If we accept this, we can work together to fix ourselves.

— Avina Celeste

We have to rise above bad fortune. We have to be in the good and enjoy the good, study and work and adventure and friendship and community and love.

— Joshua Prager

A sense of duty is useful in work but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked not be endured with patient resignation.

— Bertrand Russell

You must work to live, not live to work.

— Jane Green, Bookends

God undertook the most dramatic rescue operation in cosmic history. He determined to save the human race from self-destruction, and He sent His Son Jesus Christ to salvage and redeem them. The work of man’s redemption was accomplished at the cross.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

All my work shares a kind of balance between black comedy and sad and despairing melancholy.

— Martin McDonagh

I certainly don’t disparage someone whose attitude towards their work is utterly different from mine – that’s up to them.

— Ian Mckellen

I don’t want to write something that you will need one all; I work on what will give continuous inspiration, I work for divine excellence.

— ANIKOR Daniel

Eating at home is fine, as I can easily work around the foods that don’t agree with me and still eat heartily with the rest of my family. I don’t force them to follow my diet.

— Andrea McLean

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The ability to take pride in your own work is one of the hallmarks of sanity.

— Nikki Giovanni

I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.

— Louis E. Boone

You must work hard to get what you want.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

We think we should have to work in order to feel. We want to have our cake resist us; and then we want to eat it, too.

— Leslie Jamison, The Empathy Exams: Essays

Talent and work ethic are nothing without belief.

— A.D. Posey, Coffee Chatter

An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.

— Friedrich Schlegel

Peace is the fruit of love, a love that is also justice. But to grow in love requires work — hard work. And it can bring pain because it implies loss — loss of the certitudes, comforts, and hurts that shelter and define us.

— Jean Vanier, Finding Peace

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.

— Abraham Lincoln

When you are ready to be done with the day, praise yourself with love and kindness for the hard work and accomplishments made during the day.

— Debasish Mridha

The Semantic Web is not a separate Web but an extension of the current one, in which information is given well-defined meaning, better enabling computers and people to work in cooperation.

— Tim Berners-Lee

In science, work (W) is done when force (F) move a body through a distance (D). It is the same with our every day affairs. When you don’t progress, no work is done irrespective of the force (power) you have

— Israelmore Ayivor

If I were to work with my mom, I probably would not want her to play my mom. That would get too real.

— Zooey Deschanel

Friendship, like the immortality of the soul, is too good to be believed. When friendships are real, they are not glass threads or frost work but the solidest things we know.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poetry is a poets work in clandestine chemistry and there is no ethic other than poethics!

— Dona Mayoora

It takes a lot of energy to be negative. You have to work at it. But smiling is painless. I’d rather spend my energy smiling.

— Eric Davis

I really enjoy being part of the Marvel Universe. It’s a cool bunch of people to work with, and they know what they’re doing.

— Stellan Skarsgard

Talent is the seed, hard work is the stem, perseverance is the branch, and success is the fruit.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

You have to believe in yourself and only trust your own vision and instincts. If I’d listened to what other people thought about my work in the first 10 years that I was a writer, I never would have made it to begin with.

— Philipp Meyer

You can’t please everyone, and you have to trust your instincts, and you have to do your work and throw yourself in there and trust your instincts, and just trust that you’re doing a good job that I can be proud of as well.

— Matt Ryan

We have made it our overriding ambition to escape work, and as a consequence have debased work until it is only fit to escape from. We have debased the products of work and have been, in turn, debased by them.(pg. 43, “The Unsettling of America”)

— Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays

If we are to rise as real Sapiens, we must work towards spreading education among the masses.

— Abhijit Naskar, The Education Decree

Looking back, I didn’t have the patience to work in fashion. I like women so much, but I was never qualified to torture them in photo shoots. You have to be really tough and brutal.

— Rene Burri

My parents have a ridiculous work ethic; my dad just works, works, works, works, works. I think it would be hard to find a guy who’s logged more hours than that guy.

— Bill Burr

Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?

— Elliot Richardson

God is the creator, so for that human creativity is a work of Divine.

— Petra Remes

There is no other solution to man’s progress but the day’s honest work the day’s honest decisions the day’s generous utterances and the day’s good deed.

— Clare Boothe Luce

All that a man does outwardly is but the expression and completion of his inward thought. To work effectively he must think clearly to act nobly he must think nobly.

— William Ellery Channing

We do our job and go. See? That is what Death is for. We work out all our little brains and all our little emotions, and then this lot begins afresh. Fresh and fresh! Perfectly simple. What’s the trouble?

— H.G. Wells, The Food of the Gods

Scientists are not delinquents. Our work has changed the conditions in which men live, but the use made of these changes is the problem of governments, not of scientists.

— J. Robert Oppenheimer

I promised my mom that if, after a year of putting 150 percent into my career it didn’t work out, I would go back to school. I never did go back.

— Queen Latifah

Politics look very simple to the outsider whether he is a businessman or a soldier – it is only when you get into it that all the angles and hard work become apparent. James Forrestal

— David Pietrusza, 1948: Harry Truman’s Improbable Victory and the Year that Transformed America

A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.

— Nadia Boulanger

Talent is being unabashedly and unapologetically fearless in the work that you do. The only difference between having talent and not having talent is fear.

— Gregor Collins, The Accidental Caregiver: How I Met, Loved, and Lost Legendary Holocaust Refugee Maria Altmann

Rich will be my life if I can keep my memories full and brimming, and record them on clear-eyed mornings while I set joyously to work setting pen to holy craft.

— Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

If you’ve gone into a marriage and you haven’t been clear about how you’re going to handle money, how you want to raise kids, who is going to work or stay home or what have you, then you’ve set yourself up for failure.

— Phil McGraw

Success is a choice you choose it and work it out! Excellence is deliberate and so it is intentionally pursued. No successful person ever remained idle for success to knock his/her door for him/her

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

I sit quietly and think about my mom. It’s funny how memory erodes, If all I had to work from were my childhood memories, my knowledge of my mother would be faded and soft, with a few sharp memories standing out.

— Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

Which is, I’m an optimist that two people can be together to work out their conflicts. And that commitment, I think, might be what love is, because they both grow from their relationship.

— Garry Shandling

I search for surprise in my architecture. A work of art should cause the emotion of newness.

— Oscar Niemeyer

She wanted me to remember that pleasure is political–for the capacity to relax and play renews the spirit and makes it possible for us to come to the work of writing clearer, ready for the journey. (bell hooks about Toni Cade Bambara)

— bell hooks, remembered rapture: the writer at work

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of very part of your life.

— Brian Tracy

You see me in my most virile moment when you see me doing what I do. When I am directing a special energy comes upon me. … It is only when I am doing my work that I feel truly alive. It is like having sex.

— Federico Fellini

You tend to become like that, what you want most. Its up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work for the best. Dedicate yourself and make your life happen with determination.

— Mark F. LaMoure

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

— Christina Rossetti

Have you ever noticed some people are able to stay organized while getting a massive quantity of work accomplished, while others appear to be busy but never actually produce results? Time management is the key to becoming a successful entrepreneur.

— Clay Clark

The highest prize we can receive for creative work is the joy of being creative. Creative effort spent for any other reason than the joy of being in that light filled space, love, god, whatever we want to call it, is lacking in integrity. . .

— Marianne Williamson

An honest God is the noblest work of man.

— Charles J. Ingersoll

He was one of the fortunate few for whom there simply was no discernible line between work and play, between creation and recreation.

— George F. Will, The Woven Figure: Conservatism and America’s Fabric

Hey, you know I might not be perfect! But I’m a wonderful work in progress!

— D.C. Akers

If all work and no play makes you dull, Then you’re on the wrong job.

— Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, Thoughts Unknown

I realized that with hard work the world was your oyster. You could do anything you wanted to do. I learned that at a young age.

— Chris Evert

A lion’s work hours are only when he’s hungry; once he’s satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together.

— Chuck Jones

Pursue your passion, work with your intuition learn as a child and adapt as water.

— Pushpendra Mehta, The Suitable Inheritor

If our society remember the iconic people by they hard work and self effort impacting our community, so I can consider myself as one of them because you will remember how hard I’ve been working to make it till there.

— Amen Muffler

Truth can be told in an instant, forgiveness can be offered spontaneously, but reconciliation is the work of lifetimes and generations.

— Krista Tippett, Speaking of Faith

Hasten slowly and without losing heart put your work twenty times upon the anvil.

— Nicolas Boileau

Here we come upon the old, old craze of the world, which has not yet learned to do without clericalism–that to live and work *for an idea*is man’s calling, and according to the faithfulness its fulfilment his *human worth* is measured

— Max Stirner, The Ego and Its Own

The problem is, that no matter where you work there’s going to be people that are so dumb you wonder how the hell they remember to breathe every morning.

— Lillian Strange

In this work against sickness, we begin not with genetic or cellular interactions, but with human ones. They are what make medicine so complex and fascinating.

— Atul Gawande, Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance

Anything in life is possible when you work hard to achieve it.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Creativity comes from applying things you learn in other fields to the field you work in.

— Aaron Swartz

Under Bayes’ theorem, no theory is perfect. Rather, it is a work in progress, always subject to further refinement and testing.

— Nate Silver

It’s a tiresome proposition, having to take up the work of the Enlightenment all over again, but it’s happened on your watch.

— Rebecca Goldstein, 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction

We thought it would be fun to try to design a show that would work well internationally and so that’ s what we’re intending to do with Fraggle Rock, and we are indeed now selling it around the world.

— Jim Henson

All the so-called “secrets of success” will not work unless you do.

— Jaymin Shah

The only history is a mere question of one’s struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do.

— D. H. Lawrence

Artists today think of everything they do as a work of art. It is important to forget about what you are doing – then a work of art may happen.

— Andrew Wyeth

I feel like every project I work on is a dream project, so long as I am learning.

— Simeon Kondev

If you don’t think screenwriting is a work of art, good luck in your life without a soul.

— A.D. Posey

Study and work and work and study will keep in active exercise both the physical and mental. These two, rightly conducted, will not war against each other.

— Ellen G. White

As we work together as a team, God grows our dreams into something greater than we can accomplish alone.

— Dillon Burroughs, Faith Acts: A Provocative Call to Live What You Believe

Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.

— Ed Bradley

How many great men didn’t know enough, or have enough faith in the creative process and in themselves, to let go for the whole mind to work at it?

— Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

Mind doesn’t work properly when taken intoa higher level where fear dominates the will.

— Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.

— Anna Quindlen

It feels good to have your work respected again.

— Eminem

I have a slight addiction to Diet Coke, and, of course, I absolutely shouldn’t touch it because it makes the kidneys work really hard.

— Sue Townsend

As soon as we open our eyes in the morning, what we want most is to matter, to live a life and to do a work that has meaning. We have evolved to feel this way. Man’s first thought was ‘I AM’.

— Bernadette Jiwa, Difference: The one-page method for reimagining your business and reinventing your marketing

When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.

— Robert Smithson

Love will work no matter what job i have, what nationality I claim, or what street i live on. It will work even if i kiss a woman. and it does.

— Daisy Hernandez, A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir

I’m the kind of guy that if I don’t work out, I will get bigger and look like one of the guys who used to play sports.

— Seann William Scott

Happiness, satisfaction, fulfillment, joy, love… All these things work the same way. The more you search for them, the less likely you are to find them.

— Patrick Rhone, Keeping It Straight: You, Me & Everything Else

A positive attitude is something everyone can work on, and everyone can learn how to employ it.

— Joan Lunden

A Broken Record can still play the best soundtrack. Broken can be beautiful when you allow God work on you.

— Kemi Sogunle

Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.

— Linus Torvalds

Dear Lord, ” she prayed, “please help me to handle all the work You’ve set before me. I can only do this with You at my side. Amen.

— Daniel Patterson, One Chance

You tend to become like that, what you want most. It is up to you to make it happen. Expect the best and work hard. Dedicate yourself to full success.

— Mark F. LaMoure

What a great pleasure to work for your living?

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

To love someone is to desire and work toward their becoming the best version of themselves. The one person in all the universe who can do this perfectly for you is God.

— John Ortberg Jr., The Me I Want to Be: Becoming God’s Best Version of You

Your work style is describe You

— MA Chohan

Aim to be the blue ribbon best. Have high standards and work to be exceptional. Develop yourself from practice to be a winner at what you do.

— Mark F. LaMoure

The laws of gravity work everywhere except in the heart and the soul.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Happiness seems to depend on leisure, because we work to have leisure, and wage war to live in peace.

— Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

I think the mystery of art lies in this, that artists’ relationship is essentially with their work — not with power, not with profit, not with themselves, not even with their audience.

— Ursula K. Le Guin

I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them

— Mark Haddon, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

I’ve learned that I can’t have a packed work schedule and a packed social schedule and a packed personal life I need to just have time to myself to sit and breathe and unwind.

— Kim Cattrall

Around me I saw women overworked and underpaid, doing men’s work at half men’s wages, not because their work was inferior, but because they were women.

— Anna Howard Shaw

There may be ways in which we can work for change. We don’t have to do dramatic things or devote our entire lives to it. We can lead normal lives but at the same time try hard not to be bystanders.

— Helen Bamber

Many of the Cape employees work 16 to 18 hour shifts a day. The Cape area earns the title of number one in divorces for the whole country.

— Martha Lemasters, The Step: One Woman’s Journey to Finding Her Own Happiness and Success During the Apollo Space Program

To get profit without risk experience without danger and reward without work is as impossible as it is to live without being born.

— A. P. Gouthey

I think it’s important to remember that you go into something like marriage knowing that you don’t know very much about it at all. But I do look at the marriage of my mother and stepdad, and what makes it work for them is that it’s a team effort.

— Justin Timberlake

Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job.


It’s very hard to respect people on holiday – everybody looks so silly at the beach, it makes you hate humanity – but when you see people at their work they elicit respect, whether it’s a mechanic, a stonemason or an accountant.

— Alain de Botton

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

The fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest.

— Deepika Padukone

When I stopped playing hockey and started acting, the last person I was going to ask for help was my dad. He’s the king of being like, ‘I don’t know. It’s good work if you can get it. Good luck.’

— Wyatt Russell

Happiness is not a reward. It’s a consequence. You have to work at it every day.

— Norah Vincent

My dad said, ‘Stay humble, and you gotta work harder than everybody else.’ My mom said, ‘Always be yourself.’ She always told me only God can judge me.

— Nate Robinson

We all naturally want to become successful… we also want to take shortcuts. And it’s easy to do so, but you can never take away the effort of hard work and discipline and sacrifice.

— Apolo Ohno

I believe that if man and woman cherish the same ideals and think alike, then the marriage can be complementary to each other’s work instead of being a hindrance.

— Munshi Premchand

Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth.

— Dave Barry

Happiness, honor, and great estate, For those who patiently work and wait.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

Life is a work of art, and what you see depends on your perspective.

— Rosemarie Osmun

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 man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.

— Stendhal

Attachment to praise and avoidance of criticism keeps us from doing innovative, controversial work and–more simply–from following the paths we feel called toward, whether or not those around s understand or approve.

— Tara Mohr, Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message

Our work is directly proportional to the distances our dreams travel across, as force (power) is a constant factor

— Israelmore Ayivor

If your small work does not experience increase and growth, you will be starving yourself inspiration

— Sunday Adelaja

Mars, we know, was once wet and warm. Was it home to life? And what can living and learning to work on its rust-colored surface teach us about the future of our own planet, Earth? Answering those mysteries may hold the key to our future.

— Buzz Aldrin

Everyone needs solitude, especially a person who is used to thinking about what she experiences. Solitude is very important in my work as a mode of inspiration, but isolation is not good in this respect. I am not writing poetry about isolation.

— Wislawa Szymborska

You should train disciples and followers to work and perform better than you did

— Sunday Adelaja

Sometimes success is due less to ability than zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul.

— Charles Buxton

At home I am a man, at work I am a machine.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

No work for God’s grace.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Married couples who work together to build and maintain a business assume broad responsibilities. Not only is their work important to our local and national economies, but their success is central to the well-being of their families.

— Melissa Bean

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

— Will Smith

If you want to be successful in any area of life, you have to work on developing your soul.

— Sunday Adelaja

In spite of what most assume, it is surprisingly tough to make the mind and body work together as a unit.

— H.E. Davey, The Japanese Way of the Artist: Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower

Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you’ll be a happy person.

— Tom Petty

Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.

— Twyla Tharp

The most demanding part of living a lifetime as an artist is the strict discipline of forcing oneself to work steadfastly along the nerve of one’s own most intimate sensitivity.

— Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

Australia is filled with roundabouts and everyone drives on the wrong side of the road. In the end we decided to split up the work and I feverishly watched the GPS and yelled, “Left! Right! ROUNDABOUT!

— Jenny Lawson, Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things

… but now men who could work preferred to beg, and the artists forgot that their calling was noble and became imitators instead of creators, charging exorbitant sums for the rubbish they churned out with one eye closed.

— Pauline Gedge, The Eagle and the Raven

But instead I am applying for a job as an elf. Even worse than applying is the very real possibility that I will not be hired, that I couldn’t even find work as an elf. That’s when you know you’re a failure.

— David Sedaris, Holidays on Ice

I will rather work without being paid to fulfill my divine purpose.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I love being on ‘Modern Family.’ One of my favorite things is looking forward to going to work every day.

— Rico Rodriguez

Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.

— Susan B. Anthony

It’s a werewolf movie with Christina Ricci, and it was a chance to work with some good people. But playing yourself is always fairly risky because you gotta watch how you goof on yourself.

— Scott Baio

I did my work slowly, drop by drop. I tore it out of me by pieces.

— Maurice Ravel

When you believe someone at work for anything & everything… remember someone else is also trusting & following you. If you find fault on others; know that it’s not theirs, but yours… What you do others follow.

— Stephen Manoharan

I work hard, I work very hard. All the books at least 30 revisions.

— Ha Jin

Leaders do not play a “what if game”. They believe it will be and work it to be! Success is scarce because fear is common.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

In the end, what makes a book valuable is not the paper it’s printed on, but the thousands of hours of work by dozens of people who are dedicated to creating the best possible reading experience for you.

— John Green

The only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren’t is the willingness to work very very hard.

— Helen Gurley Brown

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

Everything seems to work with a recurring rhythm except life. There is only one birth and only one death. Nothing else is like that.

— John Steinbeck, To a God Unknown

Now a cholera epidemic was sweeping through Southeast Asia and south Asia in the early 1970s, so I started medical school and I joined a laboratory to work on this.

— Peter Agre

While you’re here, work hard, work smart, and keep an open mind…

— Carsen Taite, Beyond Innocence

What difference does it make whether your work is appreciated or not? The work will still be yours. Anyway, most of us are only appreciated after we are dead.

— John Sloan, Gist of Art: Principles and Practise Expounded in the Classroom and Studio

I have ugly hands, but I’m grateful ‘coz they work beautifully!

— Margo Vader

It’s hard to be happy in the now when you can’t stop worrying about the future. What I want is to trust that everything will work out. To believe with all my heart that I’ll end up where I belong.

— Lisa Schroeder, The Bridge from Me to You

Taking the path of least resistance is always helpful and peaceful, which is always in line with your life’s purpose. If your current work area is different than your purpose then you will face extra challenges.

— Hina Hashmi, Your Life A Practical Guide to Happiness Peace and Fulfilment

I graduated from college with a degree in ex-phys and kinesiology, because it was learning to work out, and I already knew how to work out. So, I just wanted an easy degree. I’m sorry but that’s just the way it was.

— John Cena

People who go to work every day, make sacrifices to raise families, and get through life without hurting other people if they can help it-those are the real heros.

— Dean Koontz, Winter Moon

The music industry is dominated by guys. I work with men 98 percent of the time – producers, arrangers, musicians, engineers.

— Shakira

Now, young lady, I suppose you’re here for a work assignment.”Work?” Tally said.They both looked down at her puzzled expression, and Shay burst into laughter.

— Scott Westerfeld, Uglies

Don’t be average and lazy, If you want to successes you should work hard to achieve it

— Aymen Tmar

Aside from actually manifesting your SoulMate, synchronicities, equanimity and gratitude are the three main signs that your inner work is working and you are on the right path to manifesting your SoulMate.

— Annette Vaillancourt, How to Manifest Your Soulmate with Eft: Relationship as a Spiritual Path

Sometimes it is one step at a time, and things don’t always work out the way we would like them to, but as you allow God to direct you He will bring you to a place of peace.

— Anna Stevens

My generation of radicals and breakers-down never found anything to take the place of the old virtues of work and courage and the old graces of courtesy and politeness.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald

Focus your mind and you can create whatever you want. Sometimes, just believe and let the Universe work out the details. It may deliver the results in ways you could not have imagined.

— Russell Anthony Gibbs, The Six Principles of Enlightenment and Meaning of Life

My health is wonderful. I work out. I’m working. Playing music. I have a beautiful wife, a nice home, a nice car, I got money in the bank. I got three beautiful dogs that love me. Like I said, I’m blessed. I survived.

— Steven Adler

If I end up having a novel that sells really well and that allows me to pay for health insurance and mortgage without having to work at a day job, that would be great.

— Ken Liu

The only reason my work seems to be eclectic up to a certain period is because I was a failure as an actor.

— Hugh Grant

Introverts are more effective leaders of proactive employees. When you have a creative, energetic work force, an introvert is going to draw out that energy better.

— Laurie Helgoe

This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work – they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps.

— Frederick Law Olmsted

Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard

— Kandarp Gandhi, Buddhist Banker : Money can’t buy happiness, Wisdom can.

When I am at my work each dayIn the fields so fresh and greenI often think of riches and the way things might have beenBut believe me when I tell you when I get home each dayI’m as happy as a sandboy with my wee cup of tay

— Patrick McCabe, The Dead School

I can’t accept that a work of fiction should be either immoral or moral. It should merely show the world as it is and have no moral bias.

— Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers

By means of positive imaginations, leaders bring the future to the present so that they can work on it before setting off to enter it.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

Most of the time you’re too busy to think about it. But every now and then you say, ‘I work at ‘Saturday Night Live, ‘ and that is so cool.

— Tina Fey

Keep the circus going inside you, keep it going, don’t take anything too seriously, it’ll all work out in the end.

— David Niven

I’ve met actors where you think, if only you could just clean up your act and get it together, people would want to work with you. Some people are so difficult, it’s just not worth working with them.

— Patrick Stewart

Love turns work into rest.

— Teresa of Ávila

So we must work at our profession and not make anybody else’s idleness an excuse for our own. There is no lack of readers and listeners it is for us to produce something worth being written and heard.

— Pliny the Younger, The Letters of the Younger Pliny

The Gods rank work above virtues.

— Hesiod

Leadership, where happiness and work works.

— Alin Sav

Hurry up! Do it – get it done. You got work to do. Don’t put this off and don’t take the long view. Life is today and tomorrow, and if you are lucky, may be next week.

— Garrison Keillor

It does not matter how old you are. Recognize your calling and begin to work toward its fulfillment

— Sunday Adelaja

We have to challenge the whole idea that it’s acceptable for a society like Britain to have such a significant number of people who do not work one day of the week and don’t have any possibility of improving the quality of their lives.

— Iain Duncan Smith

The real failure is to rob this world of the contribution only you can make, and to fail to make work that truly gives you that ‘this is what I was created to do’ feeling that has no equal.

— David duChemin, A Beautiful Anarchy, When the Life Creative Becomes the Life Created

As a partner in a firm full of women who work outside of the home as well as stay at home mothers, all with plenty of children, gender equality is not a talking point for me. It is an issue I live every day.

— Hilary Rosen

They’re saying I’m a crazy because I’m executing a work beyond their imagination.

— Tanmaya Guru

No, ancient astronauts did not build the pyramids – human beings built them, because they’re clever and they work hard.

— Gene Roddenberry

There are two types of patience. One is exercised in hard work and the other in idleness. Patience with hard work is the one that moves mountains. Patience in idleness moves nothing, not even cobwebs.

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

You reproduce your life only when you work in the area of your calling

— Sunday Adelaja

Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.

— Conrad Burns

Living things aren’t finished, you see. Everything they have ever been in contact with, each thought they have had, each person they have known – these things are still at work in them; nothing’s finished.(“The Graveyard Reader”)

— Theodore Sturgeon, Weird Shadows From Beyond: An Anthology Of Strange Stories

If a certain activity, such as painting, becomes the habitual mode of expression, it may follow that taking up the painting materials and beginning work with them will act suggestively and so presently evoke a flight into the higher state.

— Robert Henri

In Hollywood, normally things don’t work out, and dreams are crushed.

— Jessica St. Clair

Violence is not the answer, it doesn’t work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred… The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion.

— Martin Scorsese

The first job of a leader—at work or at home—is to inspire trust. It’s to bring out the best in people by entrusting them with meaningful stewardships, and to create an environment in which high-trust interaction inspires creativity and possibility.

— Stephen M.R. Covey, The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything

Don’t worry about getting credit, do the work anyway.

— Richie Norton

Glory went to look in on her father. He lay on his right side, his face composed, intent on sleep. His hair had been brushed into a soft white cloud, like harmless aspiration, like a mist given off by the endless work of dreaming.

— Marilynne Robinson, Home

A minister’s (cabinet member’s) function was not to DO the work but to see that it got done.

— Barbara W. Tuchman, The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914

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

— Anonymous

Have you ever struggled to find work or love, only to find them after you have given up? This is the paradox of letting go. Let go, in order to achieve. Letting go is God’s law.

— Mary Manin Morrissey

Museum education has the power and the responsibility to do the challenging inner work of tackling tough topics and turning them into teachable moments.

— Monica O Montgomery

Be strong! We are not here to play to dream to drift We have hard work to do and loads to lift Shun not the struggle-face it ’tis God’s gift.

— Maltbie D. Babcock

If you work hard enough at something that doesn’t matter, you can forget for a while about the things that do.

— Octavia E. Butler

Within this new work of art a creature from beyond the reach of Humanity has insinuated herself and now lurks there at the heart of the mystery, a power unimagined before our time.

— Villiers de L’Isle-Adam, Tomorrow’s Eve

Love and war. Same coin. Different sides. I’m too wrinkled for either.””Maybe war will breathe some life into your old bones.””Well, I tried love last month.” He leans close. “Didn’t work like it used to.””Too honest, Lorn.” I can’t help but laugh.

— Pierce Brown, Golden Son

The hardest part of any important task is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue.

— Brian Tracy, Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

The classes that wash most are those that work least.

— G. K. Chesterton

And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.

— Martin Amis, London Fields

As one moves along the evolutionary pathways and one’s frequencies become more and more rapid, the old ways of conducting business cease to work or cease to function easily and smoothly. New guidelines are essential.

— Elaine Seiler, Your Multi-Dimensional Workbook: Exercises for Energetic Awakening

Sam gave Captain Suicide a droll stare. “How did you die again? Oh wait, I know this. ‘I can take ’em. I don’t need to wait for reinforcements. I can do it myself.’ How’d that work out for you again?

— Sherrilyn Kenyon, No Mercy

When you experience permanent bliss of the Self (samadhi), then it will be considered that your entire work is completed.

— Dada Bhagwan

Bear in mind you have a life to live. There is an incredible loss. There is a profound grief. And there is, in the end, after a long time and more work than you ever thought possible, a time when it gets easier.

— Marya Hornbacher, Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia

It’s funny how things work out.Trouble is, I’m still not laughing.

— Anthony T. Hincks

A fine work of art – music, dance, painting, story – has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place.

— Robert McKee, Story: Substance, Structure, Style, and the Principles of Screenwriting

There is no happily-ever-after to run to. We have to work for happiness.

— Mary Balogh, Simply Magic

Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

— Roger Staubach

For a marriage to work a husband must learn these two words: “Yes dear.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

….life is the work of the spirit trying to have a human experience.

— Holly Lynn Payne

In the long term, Germany didn’t need a finance minister who was absent during important negotiations in the European Council. But the chancellor strongly encouraged me to stay. And everything did work out for the best in the end.

— Wolfgang Schauble

The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.

— Kamisese Mara

A sense of the value of time … is an essential preliminary to efficient work it is the only method of avoiding hurry.

— Arnold Bennett

There are no refunds and no exchanges with love. It comes with flaws and imperfections. It’s raw, unfiltered, and sometimes it isn’t easy. But I’ve found the best things in this life are the ones I’ve had to work hardest for.

— Helena Hunting, Pucked Up

I don’t think the money people in Hollywood have ever thought I was normal, but I am dedicated to my work and that’s what counts.

— Angelina Jolie

A miracle is when you take action on your goals, and create the visible from the invisible. Transform your thoughts and dreams into the material world, from planning, hard work and determination.

— Mark LaMoure

Ninety percent of paid work is time-wasting crap. The world gets by on the other ten.

— John Derbyshire, We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism

It’s been my experience when you lie things work out in such a way that you are obliged to tell many more lies to cover up your first one. It’s so much easier to just tell the truth the first time around.

— Astrid Yrigollen, His Black Wings

See yourself as a long-term work in progress, not a short-term project of preservation.

— Oli Anderson, Personal Revolutions: A Short Course in Realness

If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.

— Bob Hope

My work requires acting at its most committed – it demands actors of enormous resilience, but also intelligence and wit. It doesn’t work for narcissistic or selfish actors.

— Mike Leigh

The modern man has become a machine for survival, which is largely the result of work of chemicals and genetic codes.

— Lynne McTaggart, The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe

As it was, she always did whatever occurred to her, which was, admittedly, not difficult for someone in her position, coming from a background where rick of failure was minimal; in fact, you had to work hard to fail in her world.

— Hanif Kureishi

It is possible to get what you want in life, you must work for it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

The value of your work is not in the dollar. It’s in your word.

— Jennifer Ho-Dougatz

I have so much chaos in my life, it’s become normal. You become used to it. You have to just relax, calm down, take a deep breath and try to see how you can make things work rather than complain about how they’re wrong.

— Tom Welling

One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art.

— Oscar Wilde

A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that’s fine, but they should do something else first, so they’ve got something to fall back on. It doesn’t work like that, as far as I’m concerned.

— Ewan McGregor

It takes grace to stop working and go to bed. When in bed, more grace is needed to rise up and begin work again.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.

— Henry J. Kaiser

When we begin to see our differences as opportunities rather than threats, then we can work together.

— Bidemi Mark-Mordi

David was “a star, the Elvis of the Bible.” An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would.

— Bono

Our work is not about transcending this world to get to a better place; our work is to be fully present here; to heal ourselves, and our planet in the spirit of service and compassion.

— Eileen Anglin

The truth can do years of work in seconds.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

take what you can from your dreamsMake them real as anythingIt takes the work out of the courage

— Dave Matthews Band

Writing is like exercise. You have to work at it to see results.

— Katie Merkel

I work to make human beings out of human bodies. I work to make conscience out of mindlessness. I work to make Gods out of obedient worshippers.

— Abhijit Naskar, I Am The Thread: My Mission

Our ultimate devotion is to be a reflection of a divine work that is continuously unfolding in our hearts.

— Andrena Sawyer

But very little of it can do morethan start you on your way to the real, unimaginablydifficult goal of writing memorably. That work is doneslowly and in solitude, and it is as improbable as carryingwater in a sieve.

— Mary Oliver, A Poetry Handbook

I’ll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city.

— Alan Autry

I always wrote music for my friends, but my focus was on playing piano. I didn’t think I’d be quite good enough to be a soloist, but I believed that if I worked hard enough, I could work as a player, a teacher.

— John Williams

Watching him with one eye, she wondered if men ever figured out that they were more appealing when they were pursuing their own work than when they were pursuing a woman.

— Mary Doria Russell, The Sparrow

I enjoy going to work and having a good time. It’s tough when you got to work with people who just are in a bad mood all the damn time.

— Queen Latifah

When prayer replace work then poverty takes over

— Nicky Verd

Other forces were at work besides conformism. But without the conformists, the great atrocities would have been impossible.

— Timothy Snyder, On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

Unlike a lot of people, I don’t feel powerless. I know I can do something. But anyone can do something, it’s not about being special. It’s about deciding to do it – to dive into work for peace and justice and care for everybody on the planet.

— Patch Adams

Want true success? Ask yourself these 3 questions daily:1. Who can I serve?2. Where can I contribute greatest?3. Is my work today congruent with my future goals?

— Richie Norton

After a while in marriage, it doesn’t work anymore. There is something missing, there is something wrong. There are few marriages that stay alive forever. We like something, and after a while, we hate what we used to love.

— Monica Bellucci

You can be strong as any boy if you’ll work hard and train yourself in athletics, the way boys do.

— Jill Lepore, The Secret History of Wonder Woman

You may not be the smartest, or the fastest, or the most talented. But you CAN work the hardest.

— Kevin J. Donaldson

The manager and the fitness staff condition every training session. They plan it out week by week on what players need. If players need a rest, they will do that; if players need to work hard, they will do that as well.

— Harry Kane

Did you play by the rules and work hard but feel empty and unfulfilled? It’s because you were lied to.

— Bryant McGill, Simple Reminders: Inspiration for Living Your Best Life

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.

— Mother Teresa

There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out.

— Hillary Clinton

Why is it that we feel bad when “all” we can do for a person is pray for them? We feel like we need to work to help, but remember: prayer is the work.

— Dillon Burroughs

You should not think too much on things that do not work in your life, this can affect the gears of the things that work.

— Davi Oliveira

…required for good fiction: character, conflict, change through time. And if you’re really blessed, you get resolution. But life doesn’t usually work out that way.

— Ted Conover

Do all the work you while you still have strength.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

There is a kind of victory in good work no matter how humble.

— Jack Kemp

Natural lovers remain committed to the circumstances of their marriage as long as it continues to work for them. Because persons of faith remain committed to their marriage, regardless of circumstances, it continues to work for them.

— James Castleton, MD, Mending of a Broken Heart

Much of my work over the years has developed the premise that women’s styles of friendship and conversation aren’t inherently better than men’s, simply different.

— Deborah Tannen

The Jesus of Nazareth who came forward publicly as the Messiah…and died to give his work its final consecration never existed. [“Modern Christian Thought: The twentieth century, Volume 2” by James C. Livingston, Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, p.13]

— Albert Schweitzer

The plays and sports of children are as salutary to them as labor and work are to grown persons.

— Samuel Richardson

what matters is not the enclosure of the work within a harmonious figure, but the centrifugal force produced by it — a plurality of language as a guarantee of a truth that is not merely partial.

— Italo Calvino, Six Memos For The Next Millennium

I wish I’d been better able to resist the sense of obligation to write some of the poems I did. It’s in the nature of commissioned work to be written too much from the side of your mind that knows what it’s doing, which dries up the poetry.

— Andrew Motion

Sometimes, when we pray for miracles what we are really praying for is God to do the work that we are too afraid to take action about. Often, the miracle resides in us and we need to simply “be all in”, rather than standing on the fence waiting.

— Shannon L. Alder

Most people sort of enjoy going to work because of the socialisation, a chance to flirt with co-workers and so on, but actually hate the job they do.

— P. J. O’Rourke

The coaches will offer a direction, a plan, routine, discipline and the players must develop the desire to work together accepting their roles as they learn in preparation for the season.

— George M. Gilbert, Team Of One: We Believe

I think the real heroic teachers are the ones who work with kids, like my mom and my sister do.

— David Duchovny

Age does not matter if you’re chasing your dream. As long as you work hard and smash those obstacles in your way, you’ll see some progress.

— B.A. Gabrielle

Let the readers do some of the work themselves

— Fyodor Dostoyevsky

No person can open another person, All we can do is wait. And then work with the openness when it occur.s.

— Peter Høeg, The Quiet Girl

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work and fools reform and mortal men lay hold on heaven.

— Edward Young

Every work of art is aggressive, Isabella. And every artist’s life is a small war or a large one, beginning with oneself and one’s limitations. To achieve anything you must first have ambition and then talent, knowledge, and finally the opportunity.

— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel’s Game

Most people are afraid to really take the time and do the work required to love self enough to cradle their wounded parts like a newborn baby before involving anyone else in their life.

— Sanjo Jendayi, I Now Pronounce You Single & Happy

Preparation to success is hard work of daily practice with improvement.

— Millie DeWitt

…you fantasize about me reading my poems to you – it doesn’t work that way – I write down everything later – living is not an after-thought…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

What is the use of having an imagination if you can’t make it work for you?

— Carolyn Wells, Patty’s Summer Days

I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.

— Mother Teresa

See yourself as the perfect creation that you are, but at the same time, recognize with sincere honesty, the areas of your life that are out of balance and get to work to improve and grow.

— Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

We see through the inspired pages that Jesus often stopped His very important, very urgent work, the work He was sent to do, in order to commune with His Father. It appears prayer was as vital to the Son of God as breathing air.

— Teresa Hampton, Leading Ladies: Willing Hearts, Willing Hands

My work is to give you what I know of my own particular path while allowing you to walk your own.

— Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me

Miracles sometimes occur but one has to work terribly hard for them.

— Chaim Weizmann

No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not knock those who work with him. Don’t knock your friends. Don’t knock your enemies. Don’t knock yourself.

— Alfred Lord Tennyson

It’s really all about family, love and the children for me. I work at that every day.

— Celine Dion

It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity.

— Mahatma Gandhi

(speaking of Ann Radcliffe) A work of art worthy of the name is one which gives us back the freshness of the emotions of childhood.

— André Breton

To realize the American dream, the most important thing to understand is that it belongs to everybody. It’s a human dream. If you understand this and work very hard, it is possible.

— Cristina Saralegui

We fail in the work of grace and love when there is too much of us and not enough of God.

— Suzanne Woods Fisher, The Search

I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.

— Derek Jeter

What really fascinates me is this need that is so strong now that if you read a work of the imagination you instantly have to say, ‘Oh, what this really is is so-and-so, ‘ reducing it to a simple formula.

— Doris Lessing

Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don’t let anyone limit your dreams

— Donovan Bailey

The Indians’ insistence on clinging to their customs had to be the work of Satan there was no other explanation which is why the friars went out to hunt down and lasso the deserters and then whipped their doctrine of love and forgiveness into them.

— Isabel Allende, Zorro

MISSION ONE ACCOMPLISHED. The next challenge was bringing in online gamers to join him on his crusade. How was he going to convince online gamers to leave the privacy of their virtual world to work with others in the real world?–Harry Doubt

— Anne-Rae Vasquez, Doubt

In many times, after creating a piece of work I want to stand up and applaud.

— Shawn Lukas

The beautiful thing about it is that no two directors or actors work the same way. You also learn not to be afraid of discussion and conflict.

— Ewan McGregor

It is important to keep in mind that our bodies must work pretty well, or their wouldn’t be so many humans on the planet.

— Ina May Gaskin, Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth

Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming. You would not go out to work with a dirty face. Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?

— Robert A. Cook

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

For god sake, don’t put limits on your life. Do what you want, work on what you want and don’t listen to people – which haven’t succeeded what you want to succeed.

— Deyth Banger

…I happen to be the kind of author who in starting to work on a book has no purpose than to get rid of that book….

— Vladimir Nabokov

Particularly with internships, you have to work for a year with no money. How on Earth are you going to finance that?

— Rob James-Collier

More often than not, it’s better to give up thinking, worrying and obsessing, in favour of faith that things will work out fine.

— Sue Fitzmaurice

A veteran artist counsels a less experienced one to start a painting using colors in the middle range so that the painter can move to more extreme colors as the work progresses.

— David McCullough, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

There is, of course, a deep irony in the fact that technology, which was supposed to cut the ties between people and places and allow people everywhere to work from almost anywhere, turns out to flourish in fairly compact geographic locations.

— Bruce Katz, The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros are Fixing our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy

Professional and effective manned guarding security services offered by G&A Security agency in UK will work with you to ensure a safe environment.

— G&A Security

If we avoid work Procrastination we’ll achieve the target

— MaranMani

Discouragement is the opposite of faith. It is Satan’s device to thwart the work of God in your life.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

A social critic is someone whose work revolves around where and how our successes are failing us.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana, N for Nigger: Aphorisms for Grown Children and Childish Grown-ups

Those who will work hard will succeed, While those shop choose to slack at their work will be in need.

— Tristan riggs

Home is where I work, and I work everywhere.

— Alfred Nobel

The quality of time you dedicate to work is what determines your greatness.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Females and males watched Rhysand throughout the hall—and the shadowsinger and I made a game of betting on who, exactly, would work up the nerve to invite the High Lord home.

— Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Mist and Fury

Now they will rest before shouldering the endless work they were created to do down here in paradise.

— Toni Morrison, Paradise

Why is it, I wonder, that people suffer, when there is so little need, when an effort of will and some hard work would bring them from their misery into peace and contentment.

— Richard Llewellyn, How Green Was My Valley

The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.

— Wayne Gretzky

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

and the idea of nothingness — the most terrifying of all ideas, when thought of with feeling — has, in my dear master’s work and in my memories of him, something as high and luminous as sunlight upon snowy, unscalable peaks.

— Álvaro de Campos

We work all our lives to be who we become. And, it’s who we become that determines what becomes of us.

— Melinda West Seifert, The Jesus Horse

We never know how God will answer our prayers, but we can expect that He will get us involved in His plan for the answer. If we are true intercessors, we must be ready to take part in God’s work on behalf of the people for whom we pray.

— Corrie ten Boom

When you choose a career that is aligned with your passion, the work becomes irrelevant because anticipation and fulfillment can outweigh everything.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Being: 8 Ways to Optimize Your Presence & Essence for Positive Impact

When you’re a manager, you work for your company. When you’re a leader, your company works for you.

— Stan Slap

Don’t be lazy. Hard work brings happiness. There is no other time to avoid being a lazy. Take that decision now. Kick laziness out.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

I go to sleep alone, and wake up alone. I take walks. I work until I’m tired. I watch the wind play with the trash that’s been under the snow all winter. Everything seems simple until you think about it. Why is love intensified by abscence?

— Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

The idea that I could work wonders as the Lord flutters through my mind like a glamorous butterfly. I hasten to catch it, but it escapes into the depths of my mind.

— Stefan Emunds, The Priest Whisperer

Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but without it you don’t have a chance.

— Alex Rodriguez

We are doing the most important possible work in the world when we open the door and reveal our creative nature. It is the work of the Universe itself.

— Jacob Nordby

Most of the people in the world are just distracted and work only on the surface but if you will be deep enough to concentrate and study or rehearse anything, the world will bow in honor of you.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.

— Sholom Aleichem

The binding factor between knowing something and doing it is “passion”. When your passion is concentrated in what you know, your work output will bind well.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

There is a huge difference between work and a job

— Sunday Adelaja

Even when I was an engineer, I was a comic on my job. At birthday and holiday parties, I was the one scheduling and emceeing. If you work on your gift, and you’re good, it will shine through.

— Loni Love

My hope is that 10 years from now, after I’ve been across the street at work for a while, they’ll all be glad they gave me that wonderful vote.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

He must have seen her shock, because he said, “You can’t defeat the power of the book. But you can make it work for you.

— Kristine Grayson, Wickedly Charming

…You can do something extraordinary, and something that a lot of people can’t do. And if you have the opportunity to work on your gifts, it seems like a crime not to. I mean, it’s just weakness to quit because something becomes too hard…

— Morgan Matson, Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

Just hold on to your faith and always be willing to put in the hard work on your own.

— Cliff Hannold

Some guys assume that they made this one girl orgasm by doing this one thing and now they do it to every woman they get with. If it doesn’t work on you, then something about you must be broken.

— Roberto Hogue, Real Secrets of Sex: A Women’s Guide on How to Be Good in Bed

A leader, without wisdom, is dangerous. A wise person, without leadership, is useless. But if they work together, they are unstoppable.

— Charbel Tadros

When we stop blaming the darkness, or ourselves, for having been walking in it, and decide, instead, to thank the Light for showing us the truth of our actual estate… then we turn the corner in our work to awaken conscience.

— Guy Finley

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

— Stevie Wonder

I stand here today as the first woman first minister of our country. Every day I hold this office, I will work to ensure that every woman, every wee girl across this country, gets a chance to do what I’ve done and follow their dream.

— Nicola Sturgeon

Trying to maintain your health on the road can be difficult. Especially in the middle of the country where they close by 9 and you’re not out of work until midnight. You end up at a McDonald’s or Taco Bell.

— Ron Funches

A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.

— Oscar Wilde

We have a vision of South Africa in which black and white shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity.

— Oliver Tambo

My foundations support people in the country who care about an open society. It’s their work that I’m supporting. So it’s not me doing it. But I can empower them. I can support them, and I can help them.

— George Soros

We came to this earth to labour and work for increase, which would lead to possession.

— Sunday Adelaja

Nothing to do but work Nothing to eat but food Nothing to wear but clothes To keep one from going nude.

— Ben King

Create a goal and a purpose to live for, work for, and die for.

— Debasish Mridha

The Talmud says that “blessed is He who has created all these to serve me.” German politician Julius Streicher said, “It is an open secret that Jews do not work, but rather let others work for them.

— H.W. Charles, The Money Code: Become a Millionaire With the Ancient Jewish Code

All religions must be made child-proof. Our teachers’ unions have done good work in this field, K through 12. Delaying first communions and bar mitzvahs until age 21 would be another positive step.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Listen within to find shining poetry and hear extraordinary music. You are a work of art.

— Amy Leigh Mercree

To paraphrase the famous Walt saying, Cast Members are there to work so Guests can play.

— Leslie Le Mon, The Disneyland Book of Secrets 2014 – Disneyland: One Local’s Unauthorized, Rapturous and Indispensable Guide to the Happiest Place on Earth

I have been supporting the European Union, but we are still a work in progress. We have to become more of a United States of Europe. We should talk about electing a president of the E.U., rather than having one selected from the heads of government.

— George Papandreou

Live with compassion, work with confidence, and create opportunities for others to conquer the world.

— Farshad Asl

That a work of creation struggles and insistently demands to be brought into being is a fact that no genuine artist would think of denying.

— Dorothy L. Sayers

Sex is just not about love or pleasure.It has its share of passion, hard work and creativity

— Subhasis Das, I.T. Hurts

It really matters when the work we are doing doesn’t.

— Scott Mautz, Make It Matter: How Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning

Becoming an influential personality at work is much more important than becoming a hardworking person!

— Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

The difference between where you are now and where you will get to later defines your range of work which you have to be responsible for.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

Positive thinking may seem like a fairly basic thing, but I know people who, when asked if they understand the importance of positive affirmations, reply, “Yes! I’m positive things will not work out!

— Lynn A. Robinson, Divine Intuition: Your Inner Guide to Purpose, Peace, and Prosperity, Revised and Updated

I like living, breathing better than working…my art is that of living. Each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral, it’s a sort of constant euphoria.

— Marcel Duchamp

The motivation is in my heart to work toward my goals and my dreams.

— Nonito Donaire

I am constantly reminded that we human beings are basically storytellers. More homo narrans than Homo sapiens. We see ourselves in others’ stories. Every genuine work of art contains a small fragment of glass from a mirror.

— Henning Mankell, Arenas movedizas

Dear my little children I work hard so as to make your lives better. so don’t rest until you do thesame to your own children.

— Hamzatribah

With a good conscience our only sure reward with history the final judge of our deeds let us go forth to lead the land we love asking His blessing and His help but knowing that here on earth God’s work must truly be our own.

— John F. Kennedy

When you have two people who love each other, are happy and gay and really good work is being done by one or both of them, people are drawn to them as surely as migrating birds are drawn at night to a powerful beacon.

— Ernest Hemingway

Violence is avoided, when we sit down with others, and discuss issues, and work together for solutions.

— Ellen J. Barrier

Don’t make your job your permanent assignment. Rather, make your work your permanent assignment

— Sunday Adelaja

When leaders know how to lead great meetings, there’s less time wasted and less frustration. We have more energy to do the work that matters, realize our full potential, and do great things.

— Justin Rosenstein

As complicated as life is, Its also very simple, Once we can find a balance, the world becomes ours, Till then, the hard work is to make things that are sooo complicated look sooo simple

— Eniitan Akinola

Intelligence comes with hard work and curiosity for the unknown.

— Roberto Llamas

To use your life to work means giving out your time to work to get compensated for it.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

God gave man work not to burden him but to bless him and useful work willingly cheerfully effectively done has always been the finest expression of the human spirit.

— Walter R. Courtenay

We take comfort in the notion of an unbridgeable gulf between good and evil, but maybe we should understand, as Zimbardo’s work suggested, that evil is incremental – something we are all capable of, given the right circumstances.

— Shane Bauer

I’ve always thought of, of a relationship with an actor to an audience as a marriage, you know. And a story, you know. And there are ups and downs, and you work through them, and you work with them.

— John Travolta

I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work I want to achieve it through not dying.

— Woody Allen

Certain unique books seem to be without forerunners or successors as far as their authors are concerned. Even though they may profoundly influence the work of other writers, for their creator they’re complete, not leading anywhere.

— Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle

Don’t let circumstances hold you down; You were born to be free. Sometimes it’s not the hard work that pays but what you’ve learned from it. Be happy! Be yourself, be free.

— Ane Krstevska

After one Olympics, if we invest in sports and say we will get a gold medal in the next Olympic, it doesn’t work like that in sports. How it works is that you provide the infrastructure, provide education about nutrition and health.

— Mahendra Singh Dhoni

I try really hard to give my kids as much independence as I can, caring mostly about their character: Are they kind? Generous? Do they work hard?

— Elisabeth Shue

Holy desire can be learned. All prayer is part work and part rest.

— Jen Pollock Michel, Teach Us to Want: Longing, Ambition & the Life of Faith

We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him.

— John Boehner

Often I’ll go outside and just place my hands on the soil, even if there’s no work to do on it. When I am filled with worries, I do that and I can feel the energy of the mountains and of the trees.

— Andy Couturier, A Different Kind of Luxury: Japanese Lessons in Simple Living and Inner Abundance

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education all politics can do is keep us out of war.

— Maria Montessori

What we have at the moment isn’t as the old liturgies used to say, ‘the sure and certain hope of the resurrection of the dead, ‘ but a vague and fuzzy optimism that somehow things may work out in the end.

— N.T. Wright, Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

I can’t change you and you can’t change me, but together we can work to change the world.

— Germany Kent

The Bible may be an arresting andpoetic work of fiction, but it is not the sort of book you should giveyour children to form their morals.

— Richard Dawkins

Do you want to work like a slave and live like a king or do you want to work like a king and live like a slave? Your choice

— Nathanael Kanyinga

True creativity is inherently destructive, and truly creative individuals always, without exception, seek to destroy the mediums they work within.

— Douglas Haddow, Adbusters #84 Pop Nihilism

There’s no great mystery to acting. It’s a very simple thing to do but you have to work hard at it. It’s about asking questions and using your imagination.

— Eddie Marsan

Work may be your dominant thought, and joy an afterthought. But joy is your true purpose, and work the afterthought.

— Alan Cohen

The greatest work you will ever do is charity; the most divine work you will ever do will be changing people’s perception of God, while you’re doing charity.

— Shannon L. Alder

Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use – do the work you want to see done.

— Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

If you have fun and keep a good attitude, people want to work with you.

— James Marsden

Together, in that room, our childhood notions of love melted away. We discovered love was not a fairytale. Sometimes there were no happy endings, and when there were, you needed to work like hell to keep the happiness alive.

— Cristina Marrero, The Unsung Love Story

Do the things you like to be happier, stronger & more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication.

— Rossana Condoleo

Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft are written by men.

— Terry Pratchett, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

Believe in yourself, don’t let no man define your future, work hard at your trade as if no man exist to help you and focus should be your lens against distractions.

— Oscar Bimpong

The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.

— Steve Jobs

Be a worthy worker and work will come.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

I work as hard as possible and try to fail gracefully. 🙂

— Plex Team

I find I’m luckier when I work harder.

— Dr. Denton Cooley

Being creative is a beautiful thing. Being creative for other people is work. No one wants to work at being creative.

— A. Dalcourt

I constantly experience failure in that my work is never as good as I want it to be. So I live with failure.

— Jeremy Irons

An actor should never be influenced by the surroundings, because you have to submit completely, and trust me, it’s not a good feeling when you know that your father is going to come and watch you work every day!

— Arjun Kapoor

Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.

— John Boyle O’Reilly, Life of John Boyle O’Reilly

It takes courage to do aid work but it takes bravery to put your thoughts and experiences out in front of the world.

— Kelsey Hoppe, Chasing Misery: an anthology of essays by women in humanitarian responses

Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.

— Jesse James Garrett

The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances, and demonstrations for impressions.

— John Ruskin

I need to work on developing a new, less irritable personality. though I suspect that an empty nest would be at least a partial cure, today I resorted to substance abuse.

— Eloisa James

Early to bed early to rise work like hell and advertise.

— Laurence J. Peter

Berners-Lee was supremely lucky in the work environment he had settled into, the Swiss particle physics lab CERN. It took him ten years to nurture his slow hunch about a hypertext information platform.

— Steven Johnson, Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation

…the work of the (Muslim Sufi) dervish community was to open the heart, explore the mystery of union, to fiercely search for and try to say the truth, and to celebrate the glory and difficulty in being in human incarnation.

— Coleman Barks, The Essential Rumi

I now work for a finance company in Luxembourg with projects in South America and the Caribbean.

— Mathias Rust

Never start a day or activity without a plan. Learn to plan your work, and then work your plan.

— Mensah Oteh

Marc Jacobs is full of creative people and Louis Vuitton is again a name on the door, a name that has existed for many years but I’m a collaborator there and I bring in other people, other artists and I work with a great creative design team.

— Marc Jacobs

I work backwards with the ending in mind as I create art, stories, poems and books. Always in a process of becoming.

— Jill Telford

I found enormous opposition to my religion. It’s like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion.

— Ricardo Montalban

They know a lot, but they don’t know everything, and they can’t advise you on anything.They can only tell you what they believe worked / or didn’t work for them.

— Lukasz Laniecki, You Have The Right Not To Make Your Parents Proud. A Book Of Quotes

Attitude gives your work a good finishing beauty. You may be successful in what you do, but when you are not humble enough, nobody may get time to stop by to see what you have to show the world!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Watchwords

Dangerously close to having to work for a living.

— Rosen Topuzov

Whatever their bodies do affects their souls. It is funny how mortals always picture us as putting things into their minds: in reality our best work is done by keeping things out…

— C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape Letters

You can achieve anything you put your mind and hard work to.

— Sara Sampaio

Fate is a future you didn’t try hard enough ti change. If you want things to go your way, being smart and being strong are helpful, but you still have to work your ass off.

— J.A. Konrath, Cherry Bomb

To fill the fathomless caverns of my thirsty soul I must work entirely contrary to impulses of my own humanity, for it is in emptying myself at the very point where I am most empty that I fill myself.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

With the need for the self in the time of another / I left my seaport grim and dear / knowing good work could be made / in the state governed by both Hope and Despair.

— Roman Payne

The reason that I’m here at all is because of my relationship with my family and their encouragement of me to be a musician and to work hard. As long as I stay there in that space, I can do anything. That’s my truth.

— Lady Gaga

A marriage takes work. You have to constantly put energy into it to keep it from falling apart. Going nowhere takes energy. Stability isn’t what you get when you do nothing. It’s what you can hope to achieve when you work hard.

— Joshua Edward Smith, Entropy

If you work on yourself intellectually, you will be able to realize your potential

— Sunday Adelaja

I am humbled and excited by new opportunities for me to support and share the amazing work NASA is doing to help us travel farther into the solar system and work with the next generation of science and technology leaders.

— Scott Kelly

Disasters work like alarm clocks to the world, hence God allows them. They are shouting, ‘Wake up! Love! Pray!

— Criss Jami, Killosophy

Getting fired from work is not a tragedy

— Sunday Adelaja

They say never trust a skinny chef, but the fact is, to stay healthy when you’re a chef means you have to work twice as hard.

— Marcus Samuelsson

make sure you choose work that makes you happy

— Randy Susan Meyers, The Widow of Wall Street

Whatever you want, work for it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

How can the heart and mind work together? The mind wants logic and to travel in straight lines, while the heart wants to be free and travel upward in spirals to dizzying heights.

— Gillian Duce, Demons and Dangers: Magic and Mayhem – Book 4

Bolts work on nuts; pens work on paper. But you must work on yourself. Go, get working!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

I have no pity for myself either. So let it be Veronal. But I wish Hercule Poirot had never retired from work and come here to grow vegetable marrows.

— Agatha Christie, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real.

— Marge Piercy

My strength is in finding ways to make the government work for the people: finding waste, or money that is not being properly used… or finding opportunities that are out there and making them work for the community.

— Tammy Duckworth

Without hard work and discipline it is difficult to be a top professional.

— Jahangir Khan

I’ve been so lucky to work with such great people: people that are such hard workers and have such a respect and appreciation for one another.

— Blake Lively

I think fun is an important part of the entertainment industry, and it should be. Anybody who’s not incorporating some of that into their work needs to take a break, go away, and have an attitude adjustment.

— Diane Lane

The expectation of intelligent gossip is a powerful motive for serious self-criticism, more powerful than New Year resolutions to improve one’s decision making at work and at home.

— Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow

Finding that balance between work and family is the hardest thing I’ve ever done – by far.

— Gwen Stefani

You were sick, but now you’re well again, and there’s work to do.

— Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Timequake

To mistrust science and deny the validity of scientific method is to resign your job as a human. You’d better go look for work as a plant or wild animal.

— P. J. O’Rourke

Success is not attained by chance, you have to work in order to get it.

— Auliq Ice

You know, Mac, ”Cadmus said still looking out the window. “We may have to work on the way we tell our story …apparently it’s not amusing enough.” “I’ll try to include a joke between ‘he bled to death’and ‘the city burned’.”Machaon responded tersely.

— Sulari Gentill, Chasing Odysseus

There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.

— Alan Cohen

In the morning when thou risest unwillingly, let this thought be present – I am rising to the work of a human being. Why then am I dissatisfied if I am going to do the things for which I exist and for which I was brought into the world?

— Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

To be great is not a word but work that makes a word.

— Auliq Ice

I went back to being an amateur in the sense of somebody who loves what she is doing. If a professional loses the love of work routine sets in and that’s the death of work and life.

— Ada Bethune

I only travel to good material, a good director and a good company. I won’t work in another country for a year any longer, because I have a lovely wife and I adore her and I can’t bear to be away from her.

— Jim Dale

Were women meant to do everything – work and have babies?

— Candice Bergen

There have always been great defenses of poetry, and I’ve tried to write mine, and I think all of my work and criticism is a defense of poetry to try and keep something alive in poetry.

— Edward Hirsch

We’re African-American and we work together as a family, so people assume we’re like the Jacksons. But I didn’t have parents using me to get out of a bad situation.

— Beyonce Knowles

Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.

— Anna Held

The greatest solution of all is to live and work in partnership with yourself, your family and friends, your work and community, your nation, your world, nature, and spirit.

— Marc Allen, The Millionaire Course: A Visionary Plan for Creating the Life of Your Dreams

Yoga is the art work of awareness on the canvas of body, mind, and soul.

— Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style

It is important to focus on present work. It is more important to align your present work with future outlook and desires.

— Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

Success means: I want to know the work I do means something to somebody and helps make the world, if not a Better place, not a worse one.

— Stan Slap

The economy in the Valley will need to grow if students want to come back and work with their specialized degrees. We need to develop more to create more opportunities.

— Frank Murphy

The first thing you have to know about writing is that it is something you must do everyday. There are two reasons for this rule: Getting the work done and connecting with your unconscious mind.

— Walter Mosley

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.

— Brian Eno

We are meant to do the work of angels for we are often disguised from ourSelves.

— Paresh Shah

Relationships have to have a give and take if they’re going to work in the long term.

— Shakira

Do not wait: the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.

— Napoleon Hill

I have worked all my life wanted to work all my life needed to work all my life.

— Liz Carpenter

Reading a great work of literature can truly be likened to having a conversation with a great mind.

— Jennie Chancey

When God calls you to build 100 castles on earth and you built 98, take the 99th as if it’s the begining of your work and work hard to finish the race with all excellence. Go the extra mile!

— Israelmore Ayivor

A professional is one who does his best work when he feels the least like working.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

She is the crescendo, the final, astonishing work of God. Woman. In one last flourish creation comes to a finish with Eve. She is the Master’s finishing touch.

— John Eldredge

sex is just not about love or pleasure; it has its share of passion, hard work and creativity.

— Subhasis Das, I.T. Hurts

You are good enough to make whatever you want to achieve possible. You just need to find your talent and passion, then put a heck a lot of work into it.

— Ashley Graham

Copy nature and you infringe on the work of our Lord. Interpret nature and you are an artist.

— Jacques Lipchitz

The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.

— Carlos Castañeda

To make a deliberate falsification for personal gain is the last, worst depth to which either scholar or artist can descend in work or life., 8 September 1935)

— Dorothy L. Sayers, The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. Vol. 1, 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist

My design process never starts or finishes. I am always hoping to find something through the mere act of living my daily life. I do not work from a desk and do not have an exact starting point for any collection.

— Rei Kawakubo

Wait. You work for me?””I prefer to think of it as managing your incompetence.

— Jim Butcher, Cold Days

It always feels good and comforting to relax whilst there is work to be done but, it feels fulfilling to work hard, overcome slothfulness and challenges with tenacity and achieve your aim when you should have relaxed

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Use your natural powers – of persistence, concentration, and insight – to do work you love and work that matters. Solve problems, make art, and think deeply

— Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Power is defined as an ability to do qualitative work with a quantitative passion, backed by a compelling conviction, directed by a propelling purpose, fulfilling a divine destiny. That is power!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

If you direct your whole thought to work itself none of the things which invade eyes or ears will reach the mind.

— Quintilian

One thing I learned particularly at Yale was how to work with others. Having studied so long trying to master myself, the biggest challenge was learning about the other person’s work.

— Trai Byers

To me, design and style should work toward making you look good and feel good without a lot of effort – so you can get on with the things that matter.

— Donna Karan

Life experience is the new work experience.

— Richie Norton

Dance has always been my number one. I started when I was seven years old and I’ve had the opportunity to work with some really amazing artists.

— Caity Lotz

I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.

— Janet Reno

Good website practice and optimizing for conversion usually makes for good search engine optimization. These work together to ensure you drive quality traffic and can persuade that traffic to help you meet your business goals.

— Marc Ostrofsky

I have rightfully no other business each day but to do God’s work as a servant, constantly regarding His pleasure. May I have grace to live above every human motive, simply with God and to God.

— Henry Martyn

I am happy at Tottenham. I go into work every day with a smile on my face, and that is important.

— Harry Kane

Be courageous to live any work which had not given you any satisfaction

— Sunday Adelaja

History is indeed stranger than fiction. The twists and turns of human history are too outlandish for to be believable in any work of fiction.

— A.E. Samaan

No one “deserves” success; it is either earned with hard work or lost to the hands of fate.

— Sanhita Baruah

As information technology restructures the work situation, it abstracts thought from action.

— Shoshana Zuboff

I was afraid it would come to this, but I have no patience with her now. I’m jealous of every moment away from the work – impatient with any one who tries to steal my time.

— Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon

He called himself Jack, a plain handshake of a name, a far cry from the Clive Staples he had been christened, and to be Jack was the hard work of a lifetime.

— Philip Zaleski, The Fellowship: The Literary Lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams

Happiness is ideal, it is the work of the imagination.

— Marquis de Sade

The whole of life is just like watching a film. Only it’s as though you always get in ten minutes after the big picture has started, and no-one will tell you the plot, so you have to work it out all yourself from the clues.

— Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures

Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.

— Cato the Elder

It’s one thing to be an undead fiend of darkness, but it takes an immense amount of work to look cool while doing it.

— Garon Whited

Lifestyle change and changes in diet work faster, better and more cheaply than any medication and are as effective or more effective than gastric bypass without any side effects or long-term complications.

— Mark Hyman

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.

— Herman Melville

The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary.

— Vidal Sassoon

We need sometimes to escape into open solitudes, into aimlessness, into the moral holiday of running some pure hazard in order to sharpen the edge of life, to taste hardship, and to be compelled to work desperately for a moment at no matter what.

— George Santayana

I wouldn’t do this if i didn’t care, but you mean everything to me, and if this is what you need, then this is what you’ll get. But we’re damned well going to work on changing this association between caring and spanking.

— Cherise Sinclair, The Dom’s Dungeon

The human body is the best work of art.

— Jess C. Scott

Hard work is the formula for success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

when i started i had to start no excuses and even without knowing what i am gonna to do just had to do “something” . this fire is needed to do any work otherwise people exist nd die .

— jagvir ji

I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes.

— Toni Morrison

Men work together, ‘ I told him from the heart, ‘Whether they work together or apart.

— Robert Frost, The Tuft of Flowers

Hard to remember these days that there was a time you had to wait for the ink and paper reviews to see your work excoriated. With the invention of the internet, any subliterate cretin can be Michiko Kakutani.

— Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm

When the vision is clear, the results will appear. Keep your mindset positive as you work your plan, flourish, and always remember why you started.

— Germany Kent

If you want to do the work of God, pay attention to people. Notice them. Especially the people nobody else notices.

— John Ortberg, Love Beyond Reason: Moving God’s Love from Your Head to Your Heart

Working to be outstanding at what you do, raises your confidence and improves your reputation. As you work to become top notch, you gain higher attention and visibility.

— Mark F. LaMoure

Happiness isn’t something you work toward, the same way misery isn’t something you work toward.

— Brent Jones, The Fifteenth of June

God has already equipped you with the skills you need to achieve your dreams. If you just try, work hard, take control of your destiny, remain true to yourself and believe it is possible, you will have unlimited power to achieve the impossible.

— Germany Kent

Bragging about yourself violates norms of modesty and politeness – and if you were really competent, your work would speak for itself.

— Adam Grant

I have seen what hard work can do, and I know what more it can and will do.

— RealTalkWithNthabi

I work for what I want.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I don’t really believe anything I say. Because the nature of my work concerns the spaces between the words, rather than the words themselves.

— Ram Dass

Be robust enough to work more than a robot!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I grew up upper-class. Private school. My dad had a Jaguar. We’re African-American, and we work together as a family, so people assume we’re like the Jacksons. But I didn’t have parents using me to get out of a bad situation.

— Beyonce Knowles

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

— Marc Chagall

Bear it in mind that tomorrow must also have its own brand of assignments. Shifting today’s work to tomorrow is an inevitable step towards massing up difficult tasks for yourself, whose risk of leading into failure is high.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

When beginning a conversation, ask the other person, “Do you have time to speak right now?” If they say no, you can say, “I have some valuable information to share with you. What time would work best for you?

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

Depend on the rabbit’s foot if you will but remember it didn’t work for the rabbit!

— R. E. Shay

Pretension is a poor joke that you play on yourself. Snap out of it. Recognise your strengths, work on your weaknesses. Real achievement is liking what you see in the mirror every morning.

— Virat Kohli

If you agree to work for us, half the time you won’t know the purpose of your duties . . . and when we do explain, we might not be telling the truth. But that’s the real world, folks . . .

— James Alan Gardner, Trapped

Because home is where your heart is. And one heart can work wonders when it’s beating strongly. And the sweet fairy tales can become true

— Georgia Kakalopoulou, Sands of Passion

I have had a singing teacher in L.A. for many, many years just to work on my voice as an actor.

— Pierce Brosnan

The world is corrupt, and the way for me to make it better is not by writing letters, but joining my efforts with those of others to produce a work of beauty.

— H.S. Ede

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.

— Martin Luther King, Jr.

As regards intellectual work it remains a fact, indeed, that great decisions in the realm of thought and momentous discoveries and solutions of problems are only possible to an individual, working in solitude.

— Sigmund Freud, Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego

The more we pour the big machines, the fuel, the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming, the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.

— David R. Brower

You don’t ask for all that you get. You don’t get all that you ask for. That doesn’t mean you don’t work the hardest for what you want the most.

— Shefali Batra

Work in such a way that your work will glorify the Lord

— Sunday Adelaja

At times, it is better to “just do it” than to “do it right”. One reason new year resolutions don’t work is because we expect too much from ourselves. Rush, meet your deadlines, you can always continue from where you stopped next year.

— Asuni LadyZeal

They believe civilization weakens natural selection. They do nature’s work so that we do not become a soft race.

— Pierce Brown, Red Rising

I think the thing about that was I was always willing to work I was not the fastest or biggest player but I was determined to be the best football player I could be on the football field and I think I was able to accomplish that through hard work.

— Jerry Rice

One day I decided that existing simply did not work for me, and that was when I began to live.

— Sai Marie Johnson

Girl, we need to get you on a study program, fast. You’re not going to last a week around here if you can’t keep up with the pop culture references. How about Lord of the Rings? Firefly? Doctor Horrible? No? Clearly we have a lot of work to do.

— Rachel Caine, Fall of Night

But please remember: this is only a work of fiction. The truth, as always, will be far stranger.

— Arthur C. Clarke

Come right out and say you want it: “It’s been great hearing you talk about the position. I’d love to work here, and I think I could do a terrific job for you.

— Kate White, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: Success Secrets Every Gutsy Girl Should Know

I look up to the modern entrepreneurs, because the one’s from the old age, many are racist, even if no one knows about that part of their lives, but I am not so ignorant that I will not learn from their work to better my life.

— James Jean-Pierre

The most influential and frequent voice you hear is your inner-voice. It can work in your favor or against you, depending on what you listen to and act upon.

— Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

All work done with love is healing work.

— Eric Micha’el Leventhal

Southern people are raised with a work ethic. My son is 5 years old and does chores. My mom was a dance teacher, and the training and discipline it takes to be a dancer I’ve carried with me in Hollywood.

— Jaime Pressly

Most people work the greater part of their time for a mere living and the little freedom which remains to them so troubles them that they use every means of getting rid of it.

— Goethe

I can’t even believe the world we live in. My parents raised me to work hard, not to ever expect any handouts in life – and to treat people with respect.

— Bristol Palin

If wealth was the inevitable result of hard work and enterprise, every woman in Africa would be a millionaire.

— George Monbiot

I am hard at work on the second draft … Second draft is really a misnomer as there are a gazillion revisions, large and small, that go into the writing of a book.

— Libba Bray

Rather than relying on a notebook, you should work with two spreadsheets on your computer; you use one to list all the companies you’re aware of in the field or fields you’re interested in and the other to list every single contact you have.

— Kate White, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: Success Secrets Every Gutsy Girl Should Know

Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation, inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more personal and emotional nature, give balance and harmony to any work of art.

— Max Bill

For most of her life she just expected things would work out, that people would be kind. Now she recognized her good fortune for what it was. She’d been lucky in so much, it had left her woefully unprepared for old age.

— Stewart O’Nan, Emily, Alone

With any spiritual teaching, we are working with rounded-off truths, because we cannot work directly with the whole truth—it’s too big.

— Shepherd Hoodwin, Journey of Your Soul: A Channel Explores the Michael Teachings

Whatsoever you set your hands on doing, do it in such a way that your work will always stand out.

— Bien Sufficient

A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work and done his best.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.

— Margaret Mead

I hope to work support my children and die quietly without pain.

— Sean Connery

That was always my frustration with so many of these shows, because design is not an ambush… it’s a relationship. You have to know how people move and live and work to be able to design for them.

— Genevieve Gorder

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

Plan your work, then work your plan.

— Mensah Oteh

Death is pitch-dark, but colors are light. To be a painter, one must work with rays of light.

— Edvard Munch

To be humble is to be teachable. Meek, not weak. The most humble people are the most aggressive leaders. Aggressive because to be truly taught, is to sincerely do. To lead. To start. To achieve. Willingly and urgently doing the work to make change.

— Richie Norton

Do your work with honesty and integrity, and don’t compromise God’s moral standards. It may be difficult, but it’s far better to do right than to do wrong. God is with you, and He will not abandon you.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I am aloof by nature. I mind my own business. I’m good with everyone, and I get along fine with people. But work is work, and friendship is friendship. I never mix the two.

— Sonakshi Sinha

But the Sufis work IN the world, and therefore WITH ‘things of the world’.

— Idries Shah, Seeker After Truth

We should work for simple, good, undecorated things, but things which are in harmony with the human being and organically suited to the little man in the street.

— Alvar Aalto

One of the best things about growing up in New Zealand is that if you are prepared to work hard and have faith in yourself, truly anything is possible.

— Peter Jackson

Have a clear plan or strategy to translate your success philosophy into desired results. Adopt an effective work ethic, with a laser-focus and requisite execution strategies to produce results.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

I don’t want to have a relationship with someone if I’m not going to work with them.

— Bill Murray

Sometimes it takes dealing with a disability – the trauma, the relearning, the months of rehabilitation therapy – to uncover our true abilities and how we can put them to work for us in ways we may have never imagined.

— Tammy Duckworth

These days no one challenges us, ‘ he said. ‘And because there is no challenge, there is no reason to work hard. And with no reason to work hard, we have all become lazy.

— Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams

Allow the way to your great work to be guided by your service to others.

— Mollie Marti

The right to be attributed as an author of a work is not merely a copyright, it is every author’s basic human right

— Kalyan C. Kankanala, Fun IP, Fundamentals of Intellectual Property

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you’ve got.

— Peter Drucker

Life will never meet all of our expectations. We must nonetheless accept all disappointments without becoming bitter and cynical. We must always remain mindful of the opportunity to extend kindness and work to improve our character.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

A book is like a pump. It gives nothing unless first you give to it. You prime a pump with your own water, you work the handle with your own strength. You do this because you expect to get back more than you give.

— Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

You put your own joy in prison if you work hard to make other people’s happiness suffocate.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Finding yourself and creating a life that feels authentic and safe is the hardest, most important work that we will ever do and for girls, especially young girls, there is no one more equipped to do this work.

— Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

if you rest at work, you will work at rest

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, The Untapped Wonderer in You: Dare to Do the Undone

Intelligence work in the Marine Corps proved to me the strategic value in establishing a Central Command to act as a clearinghouse for disparate bits and floating bytes of information.

— Todd Young

Fear is faith that it won’t work out.

— Sister Mary Tricky

I want a president with a record of public service, someone whose life’s work shows our children that we don’t chase fame and fortune for ourselves: we fight to give everyone a chance to succeed.

— Michelle Obama

The irony of life is we live to work and work to live

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

This work was strictly voluntary, but any animal who absented himself from it would have his rations reduced by half.

— George Orwell, Animal Farm

Every time you work out you strengthen your body. Every time you don’t you weaken it.

— Toni Sorenson

I’m proud – or really more thankful than anything – for all the work that I’ve gotten.

— Annie Ilonzeh

As a writer, a poet, you’re not alone in wanting to be alone. Your work is a friendship that never leaves you.

— Jason E. Hodges

It’s funny how sometimes how the public some people think I was born like this. That I maybe I sleep and I do big muscle, but its a lot of work to look like this and to be in this kind of condition.

— Lou Ferrigno

Within each such social group, a feeling of solidarity prevails, a compelling need to work together and a joy in doing so that represent a high moral value.

— Christian Lous Lange

The government should now launch an initiative to encourage people to join the social work profession.

— Andy Sawford

A work is never completed except by some accident such as weariness, satisfaction, the need to deliver, or death: for, in relation to who or what is making it, it can only be one stage in a series of inner transformations.

— Paul Valéry

I’ll work to ensure that every single refugee who seeks asylum in the United States has a fair chance to tell his or her story. This is the least we can offer people fleeing persecution and devastation.

— Hillary Clinton

There’s no such word as genius, it just the combination of hard work and determination.

— Lyza Matociños

You’ll never have the chance to work this stuff out unless you give yourself the chance.

— Jenn Marie Thorne, The Wrong Side of Right

One of the Christian’s responsibilities in following Christ is to have a new attitude toward work. So many young people want Christ without responsibility . . . whatever work a Christian does . . . he should do his best.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

In this era, there are all kinds of prakrutis (personality of the relative self), so how can it work without adjusting?

— Dada Bhagwan

If you don’t understand how the world works, then everything is a mystery to you. If everything is magical and mysterious, then you really don’t work on logic anymore. Then, everything is all about belief.

— Joy Reidenberg

No finer, greater gift in the world than that: When man and woman possess their home, two minds, two hearts that work as one. Despair to their enemies, a joy to all their friends. Their own best claim to glory.

— Homer, The Odyssey

The body is reached through the spirit. First you have to heal the soul. Then you can work on the body.

— Mahtob Mahmoody, My Name Is Mahtob: The Story that Began the Global Phenomenon Not Without My Daughter Continues

The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.

— Jorge Luis Borges

Marx made theory… Lenin applied it with his sense of large-scale social organization… And Henry Ford made the work of the socialist state possible.

— Diego Rivera

No matter what you write, no matter how meticulous and painstaking the creation process, someone is going to laugh, scorn, and dissect your work with criticism while another quietly falls in love with it.

— Richelle E. Goodrich

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

To pursue kingdom understanding of what makes its lifestyle work on earth ask specific kingdom questions

— Sunday Adelaja

Success is not a summit to climb, It is an equilibrium where work and life are balanced

— Kandarp Gandhi, Buddhist Banker : Money can’t buy happiness, Wisdom can.

It takes courage to live-courage and strength and hope and humor. And courage and strength and hope and humor have to be bought and paid for with pain and work and prayers and tears.

— Jerome P. Fleishman

Dream all you can, live all you say, work all you must.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

But the beauty of Einstein’s equations, for example, is just as real to anyone who’s experienced it as the beauty of music. We’ve learned in the 20th century that the equations that work have inner harmony.

— Edward Witten

Serving Leaders work hard to get obstacles out of the way so others can make progress.

— John Stahl-Wert, The Serving Leader: Five Powerful Actions to Transform Your Team, Business, and Community

When we work with love we renew the spirit; that renewal is an act of self-love, it nurtures our growth. It’s not what you do but how you do it.

— bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

Trying to shatter peace, even if it’s not one you agree with, is the work of the mad and the wicked.

— Drew Hayes, Forging Hephaestus

Computers are heaven-sent when they work and hell-spawn when they don’t.There’s just not much middle ground when it comes to technology.

— Dani Harper

Are you willing to work for what you want?

— Lailah Gifty Akita

When did life start being something you had to work at and not something that just is?

— Brian James, Pure Sunshine

The most comprehensive formulation of therapeutic goals is the striving for wholeheartedness: to be without pretense to be emotionally sincere to be able to put the whole of oneself into one’s feelings one’s work one’s beliefs.

— Karen Horney

When life throws difficulties at us and the mind is restless, emotional resilience will see us through challenging times. We can work through tempestuous emotions and self-doubt and come through them unharmed and avoid self-sabotage and self-harm.

— Christopher Dines, Mindfulness Burnout Prevention: An 8-Week Course for Professionals

Teamwork is good netiquette. All good users can work together to accomplish goals. NetworkEtiquette.net

— David Chiles

Thinking is the toughest kind of work which is why so many people avoid it.

— Orrin Woodward

If you want to go beyond that small percentage of people who are already environmentally and scientifically aware, you have to make your work somehow link with a passion, interest, or profession of someone who isn’t interested in science or nature.

— Nalini Nadkarni

Feel the emotions in my work not the technicality.

— Deepika Behal, Love finds a way…Always

The greatest challenge of parenting is in the inner work it requires: the strength and confidence in believing that we are not in control of, but the answer for our children.

— Kelly Bartlett

I eat a balanced diet. The secret is to watch your portions, but I also work out a lot. Working out a lot isn’t necessary, but I am very active, and my body can endure intense workouts.

— Adriana Lima

When I trust someone I do it without doubt or fear or reservation. And then I work on a Plan B.

— Joyce Rachelle

Creativity is the work of your hands or the work of your tongue so you have to be careful what you say because it would cost you big time.

— Euginia Herlihy

I gave the couple a hint of a design that would work great with the bones of their home. They weren’t ready for it, and they embarrassed themselves and that’s too bad.

— Douglas Wilson

The devil frequently fills our thoughts with great schemes, so that instead of putting our hands to what work we can do to serve our Lord, we may rest satisfied with wishing to perform impossibilities.

— Teresa of Ávila, Interior Castle

It’s sour grapes, I admit, I want to be more famous so people are examining my work couplet by couplet, you know what I mean? That’s the level where I want to go.

— Frank Black

No matter what gifts you have, practice is the only way to get better at anything.”If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery it would not seem so wonderful at all” – Michael Angelo

— Jonathan Harnum, The Practice of Practice

I am not smart, I pay attention.I am not considerate, I listen.I am not patient, I make time. I’m not lucky, I work hard.

— Mark W. Boyer

Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw to the end.James Jeffery Roche

— James McAllister, iNation

What’s happened has happened. You can’t change the past. All you can do is work on making a brighter future.

— Jen Calonita, There’s No Place Like Home

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.

— Brian Tracy

To work (at a job) is to sacrifice the life you have at the moment

— Sunday Adelaja

You can only work on yourself. Start there.

— Alice O. Howell

The American economy has been built and sustained by risk-taking entrepreneurs whose pioneering ideas and hard work gave birth to flourishing businesses.

— Mike Pence

I don’t have what it takes to inspire someone to become a “worldly” musician or rapper! I can’t use the power God gave me yesterday to work against the Kingdom God set up many years ago!

— Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.

— John Carmack

God only gives men power to make wealth, meaning God does not give wealth, he gives the power to work for it. (Deut. 8:18)

— Sunday Adelaja

I don’t think that work ever really destroyed anybody. I think that lack of work destroys them a hell of a lot more.

— Katharine Hepburn

Don’t call me ‘gentleman’. I work for a livin’.

— Tamora Pierce

I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and laughter ’til they bloom, ’til you yourself burst into bloom.

— Clarissa Pinkola Estés

I would walk along the quais when I had finished work or when I was trying to think something out. It was easier to think if I was walking and doing something or seeing people doing something that they understood.

— Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

The thickest sweats produce the sweetest life. A hard work surely brings unheard happiness. Dig up your gold.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Mine Your Gold: How to Dig Up and Optimize Your Hidden Greatness

Most employees are never made or allowed to understand the real meaning behind the work that they are doing. So, for how long can someone remain motivated about chasing something without knowing what he is chasing and why?

— Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

If I’m not telling you something, it’s for a reason. Just because you trust me, it doesn’t mean I have to automatically trust you. Trust doesn’t work like that.

— David Levithan, Every Day

Find the small goals within your large goals, and work on them.

— Kevin J. Donaldson

His plain, undecorated, and utilitarian work reeked week of provincialism.

— Andrew Pettegree, Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe—and Started the Protestant Reformation

You can get a lot of work done if you stay with it and are excited and its play instead of work.

— Joseph Campbell, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life & Work

You can’t get caught up in worrying about whether everyone you work with likes you. Ultimately you want the respect of your coworkers, but you don’t need them to be your buddies.

— Kate White, I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This: Success Secrets Every Gutsy Girl Should Know

Oh yes. I’d do it all again the spirit is willing yet I feel the same desire to do the work but the flesh is weak. It’s too bad that our bodies wear out while our interests are just as strong as ever.

— Susan B. Anthony

Lord, I am your chosen woman; use me to accomplish your work on earth in Jesus Name. Amen.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Winning the [Nobel] prize wasn’t half as exciting as doing the work itself.

— Maria Goeppert Mayer

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.

— Bill Vaughan

We all need salespeople with humility, honesty, integrity, empathy and an old-fashioned work ethic that ensures the job gets done.

— Chris Murray, Selling with EASE: The Four Step Sales Cycle Found in Every Successful Business Transaction

The main work of haunting is done by the living

— Judith Richardson, Possessions: The History and Uses of Haunting in the Hudson Valley

We can not wait until we have enough trained people willing to work at a teacher’s salary and under conditions imposed upon teachers in order to improve what happens in the classroom.

— Major Owens

Choices and decisions must be supported by your passion, resolve and a productive work ethic. If these meet opportunity – your success has finally come!

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace. When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint and he understands ours then we can sit down and work out our differences.

— Harry S. Truman

The public wants work which flatters its illusions.

— Gustave Flaubert

I’ve come to understand that each person has to work out their own personal algorithm of courage. No two are the same, and it’s no used trying to borrow or copy anyone else’s.

— J.R. Thornton, Beautiful Country

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

— Pearl S. Buck

Writing is such a lonely work that I try to keep myself cheered up.

— William Zinsser, On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

Jerome said, It’s like, a family doesn’t work anymore when everyone in it is more miserable than they would be if they were alone, You know?

— Zadie Smith, On Beauty

How true is the saying that man was forced to invent work in order to escape the strain of having to think.

— Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile

Whatever you do, put your inner work first.

— Swami Chetanananda

Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Love them. Startwith what they know. Build with what they have. But with the bestleaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people willsay ‘We have done this ourselves.

— Lao Tzu

My parents didn’t believe in luck. They believed in hard work and in preparing me to take advantage of opportunity. Like many parents, they taught me to be generous but never to depend on the generosity of others.

— Naveen Jain

We have the power to improve our work lives immeasurably through awareness, compassion, patience & ingenuity.

— Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace

He wanted to take his love back from her so badly. The old techniques didn’t work anymore. In fact, they’d never worked. How do you stop loving someone? It was one of the world’s more brutal mysteries. The more you tried, the less it worked.

— Ann Brashares

If you enjoy being at work more than being at home it doesn’t mean you are a workaholic, it simply means you are in love with your work and you worship it.

— honeya

Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.

— Roger Staubach

What makes us saints of God is not our ability to be saintly but rather God’s ability to work through sinners.

— Nadia Bolz-Weber, Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People

Be prepared before you set off to work on your dreams. Prior preparation is success divided by half. The more prepared you are, the easier your success. Set off.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

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.

— Eleanor Roosevelt

I’m always on tour, so I’m always trying new tracks out live before they’re released. That’s more necessity than anything, because I don’t get a proper chance to sit in a studio and work on tracks like other producers do.

— Skrillex

Effective networking isn’t a result of luck – it requires hard work and persistence.

— Lewis Howes

I would love to work with Marion Cotillard… and my sister! I’ve never worked with Dakota before in a movie. It’d be so cool to be on screen interacting with each other one day. It will happen, I’m just not sure when.

— Elle Fanning

Reliance is the ultimate measure of a team’s or organization’s culture. It’s not ‘Would I recommend a friend to work here?’ It’s ‘Would this group of people put their ass on the line for me?’ And ‘Would I do the same for them?

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

There is also a third blessing that comes from spending time alone with God. When we spend time alone with Him, this releases all God’s potential, His power, grace and anointing, all of which are so essential for doing work for the Kingdom of God.

— Sunday Adelaja

You need to work on your attitude if you are experiencing the hatred. Because it is you yourself thinking about it

— Bikash Bhandari

I work every day hard. I put my body through hell. Let me tell you, every year, seven months of the year, I don’t see my family. Year in, year out. I miss my kids. Kid’s birthdays, anniversaries. I’ll never be able to go back and be with my family.

— Mo Farah

The cry of a young raven is nothing but the natural cry of a creature but your cry if it be sincere is the result of a work of grace in your heart.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon

We create our work for children not because they’re “cute, ” but because they’re human beings, deserving of respect.

— Mo Willems

Old age is a time of humiliations the most disagreeable of which for me is that I cannot work long at sustained high pressure with no leaks in concentration.

— Igor Stravinsky

You can’t be jealous of someone else’s results. You don’t know the prayer, process, sacrifice, and work they endured for it.

— Germany Kent, You Are What You Tweet: Harness the Power of Twitter to Create a Happier, Healthier Life

A work of art is never finished. It is merely abandoned.

— E.M. Forster

The greatest work of Art, is life. The greatest calling, lifting, sharing that Art. May these hands, this heart, complete its work, mixed in company, and laughter, within the capsule of time gifted, on the canvas one may fill.

— Tom Althouse, The Frowny Face Cow

Here’s what I think…There is no unfucked up. People think there is, but there’s not. We’re all fucked up in different ways. It’s simply a question of making your fuck-ups work for you.”-Aidan

— Gemma Burgess, Brooklyn Girls

Most photographers work best alone, myself included.

— Elliott Erwitt

I also had to work through the violation of my date rape, my unhealthy relationships with men, my anger toward the people involved in the scandal, and those who exploited me afterwards.

— Donna Rice

Seeing a murder on television… can help work off one’s antagonisms. And if you haven’t any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.

— Alfred Hitchcock

But then Froi looked back to where his work lay unfinished and it made him sad because there had been something about the touch of earth in his hands that made him feel worthwhile.

— Melina Marchetta, Finnikin of the Rock

Depend on it. God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so.

— James Hudson Taylor

You have to train your brain to be positive just like you work out your body.

— Shawn Achor

Be patient, work hard and consistently, have faith in your writing, and don’t be afraid to listen to constructive criticism.

— Jonathan Galassi

I’m no dynamic career woman. I don’t network or do lunch – I work because I have to. My job does not define me, but I try to do it well.

— Tracy Engelbrecht, The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No

Things work out the way they’re meant to

— Danielle Steel, No Greater Love

My mom read French ‘Elle’ when I was a little girl, and so, when I was 15 or 16, I said, ‘I want to work in fashion.’

— Carine Roitfeld

Someone asked me, what colour were those two years of living in Korea? I thought about it for a long time. There was no colour, I don’t know what colour hard work is.

— Yixing Zhang

We get success by hard work and failure by hard luck

— Ravi Ranjan Goswami, The Luteron ka Teela Chambal.

We need to rediscover the idea of the common good and work together to build a home.

— Jonathan Sacks

The work that we are doing for God should be of a higher priority than what we do for man

— Sunday Adelaja

If you work hard enough at something, it begins to make itself part of you, even though you do not really like it and know that part isn’t real.

— Qiu Xiaolong, Death of a Red Heroine

We’ve got to work to save our children and do it with full respect for the fact that if we do not, no one else is going to do it.

— Dorothy Height

If you work hard and get help from good friends, together you can overcome almost any challenge, no matter how great.

— Mike Massimino, Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

It’s normal to love a dangerous woman. They know how to wield their power, an they’re not afraid of yours. They make you work for everything you get and it’s all the sweeter once you get it. Makes you feel ‘coraggioso’ to be able to hold her.

— Alexi Lawless, Complicated Creatures: Part One

There seems a general rule that, the more obviously one’s work benefits other people, the less one is likely to be paid for it.

— David Graeber

We work to become, not to acquire.

— Elbert Hubbard

Design and style should work toward making you look good and feel good without a lot of effort so you can get on with the things that matter.

— Donna Karan

I like to work in the morning. I like to sometimes go to a place where I’m all alone where I’m not going to get a phone call early that hurts my feelings, because once my feelings are hurt, I’m dead in the water.

— Francis Ford Coppola

Art is based on order. The world is full of ‘sloppy Bohemians’ and their work betrays them.

— Eduard Weston

Spiritual authority is the direct result of God doing a greater work in the deeper areas of a leader’s life.

— Gary Rohrmayer

I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time.

— Franz Boas

The war on terror, I believe, will be waged by effective intelligence and police work and cruise missiles.

— Michael Mandelbaum

It’s always such a joy that you wake up in the morning and there’s work to do.

— Jerome Lawrence

We no longer get work out of our children

— today we get meaning.

Sometimes when I get home after a long day, I’ll turn on music – I love Latin, disco, and pop – and do my own workout, even if it’s a short one. Know a good song to work out to? ‘I Will Survive.’

— Summer Glau

Everything, indeed, in a work of art should be unedited, –and even the words, by the manner of grouping them, of shaping them to new meanings, –and one often regrets having an alphabet familiar to too many half-lettered persons.

— Rémy de Gourmont, The Book of Masks

There is no competition in work. If you want it, work for it.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Our musical artistry and leadership of people need to work together to create an environment that welcomes participation instead of causing disengagement.

— Gangai Victor

Hard work is vital to success. As long as it’s in the right direction!

— Izey Victoria Odiase

I bout a bag of tortilla chips that was almost as big as me. And I bought some work clothes and a pair of Adidas that I could never imagine affording before in my life.So far, America was very impressive.

— Yeonmi Park, In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom

No honest work of man or woman “fails” it feeds the sum of all human action.

— Michelene Wandor

America is a country built on unity, hard work and diligent pursuit of personal goals leading to collective success.

— George M. Gilbert, Team Of One: We Believe

The only way to make a spoilt machine work again is to break it down, work on its inner system and fix it again. Screw out the bolts of your life, examine and work on yourself, fix your life again and get going.

— Israelmore Ayivor

It would be sad if my best work had been 20 years ago and now I only had memories.

— Demian Bichir

If you work hard all day and all night, something may come of it. You never know, it just might.

— S.A. Tawks, The Spirit of Pessimism

101 Reasons Why its great to be a woman : We have three times the amount of potential sick leave. Take into account all those days you are unable to work owing to pre, during and post menstrual tension.

— Summersdale Publishers

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.

— Novalis

I doubt that work ennobles man and I am absolutely certain that it does not ennoble woman.

— Elena Ferrante, La frantumaglia

While natural disasters capture headlines and national attention short-term, the work of recovery and rebuilding is long-term.

— Sylvia Mathews Burwell

We alone, of the thousands who walk this earth, we alone in this hour are doing a work which has no purpose save that we wish to do it.

— Ayn Rand, Anthem

May success chase and find you as you work hard.

— Sola Kosoko

I began the study of medicine, impelled by a desire for knowledge of facts and of man. The resolution to do disciplined work tied me to both laboratory and clinic for a long time to come.

— Karl Jaspers

Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

Identify the purpose of your life and destination and work out a plan to achieve your goal

— Sunday Adelaja

Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.

— Napoleon Hill

Let your autobiography contain these words; “I was able to think positively, love affectionately and work efficiently”. Thinking, loving and working are what make us different from animals and trees.

— Israelmore Ayivor

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.

— Anonymous

We must primarily become seekers of God instead of founders of works, for work will not sustain us through the traumas of incarnation.

— Viv Grigg

There are those who work so they can stop. Stopping is the why of work.There are those who stop so they can work.Working is the why of work.

— Nick Cave, The Sick Bag Song

Those who have failed to work toward the truth have missed the purpose of living.

— Gautama Buddha

Create always: As God has seen fit in His perfection to give you such abilities, work and share of your gifts.

— Duane Hewitt

The institutions, conventions, customs and laws that make up the complex structure of a society are the work of a hundred centuries and a billion minds; and one mind must not expect to comprehend them in one lifetime, much less in twenty years.

— Will Durant, Our Oriental Heritage

Nobody is responsible for your sorrows and poverty, not even the devil. It is the work of the enemies of time that lives in some men, and their names are, ‘Laziness and Procrastination’.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Toward the end of February 1954, James Beard was at work in his Greenwich Village kitchen doing what he most loved to do: cooking delicious meals.

— Laura Shapiro, Something from the Oven: Reinventing Dinner in 1950s America

You have two options. work on someone else’s ideas and make some money or generate ideas make them work and become a millionaire.

— Roberto Llamas

Like most people I can be lazy, so it’s nice to have a goal or deadline or reason to work out. I feel better when I get to exercise, or when I’m outdoors. I like to hike, swim and run, and I love to play soccer.

— Viggo Mortensen

POSITIVITY is one of the most attractive scents you can wear ! If you’ve been running around all day today – perspiring lots from all your challenging work – be sure to spray on some Positivity Scent (spritz, spritz!) before you head on home!

— Angie karan

It is through hard work that time could be converted into greatness.

— Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Ignoring isn’t the same as ignorance, you have to work at it.

— Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale

This was met with a long pause. “Are you really left-handed?” Mr. Marshall asked.“No. I’ve just been pretending to use my left hand my entire life because I enjoy never being able to work scissors properly.

— Courtney Milan

He is hard, frozen ice cream and I am a weak spoon. What I’ve learned is this: You don’t get much ice cream for all the hard work you put in, and the spoon ends up bent.

— Karen Harrington, Sure Signs of Crazy

Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.

— Conan O’Brien

The awkwardness of getting reward in a well-off society is that the creation of appetite often requires undoing the work of satisfying appetite.

— George Ainslie

Why do you work so hard to make yourself disliked? I should think you’d find it happens enough on its own without putting yourself to any extra trouble.

— Steven Brust, Tiassa

I feel like a tiger right now. There’s nothing impossible if you get up and work for it.

— Michael Flatley

Although my work is to grapple with words, I have no words with which to describe and explain this feeling. Perhaps I write stories to show that in life there are moments, emotions, and events that cannot be explained with words.

— Shahriar Mandanipour, Censoring an Iranian Love Story

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.

— John Ruskin

Choose something you like to do. I know it’s a cliche, and you’ve heard it over and over. But the reason is, you’re going to have to work long and hard to achieve any success. You better like it or life is going to be terrible.

— Bill Kurtis

People expect me to be dark and gloomy, then write that I’m a jolly chap, and after all, that is what I am. I think it’s a case of an absolute romantic naivety that there should be a parallel between the work and the artist.

— Michael Haneke

I really want to meet and work with JJ Abrams. Everyone talks about what a nice director he is, and he has kids and stuff, so he sounds really awesome, not to mention he makes awesome movies.

— Ty Simpkins

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

— Norman Vincent Peale

If I get a chance to write a comic book or do a voice in an Adult Swim show, I do it. It’s much more fulfilling to me and I get to work with people who I’m a fan of.

— Bill Hader

When you work seven days a week fourteen hours a day you get lucky.

— Armand Hammer

Most books on witchcraft will tell you that witches work naked. This is because most books on witchcraft were written by men.

— Neil Gaiman

Few find success without hard work and determination. Those who do have hardly gained anything for themselves that they deserve.

— Anonymous

It was amazing for me to play a character opposite Benedict Cumberbatch – he’s someone who I’ve looked up to for years – and the idea that I would work with him and then become friends with him was an amazing experience.

— Tom Holland

One must work nothing but work and one must have patience.

— Auguste Rodin

The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.

— Michelle Obama

When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.

— John Ruskin

Only your life’s work , driven by passion, will last forever.


The recipe for great work is: very exacting taste, plus the ability to gratify it.

— Paul Graham, Hackers & Painters: Big Ideas from the Computer Age

Always have a book to read, instead of indulging in vain conversation. Strive to learn English….Remember this, that you cannot commit some loved sin in private, and perform the work of the ministry in public, with facility and acceptance.

— Christmas Evans

Only God knows when the alarm will sound, ending the work and ministry of evangelism as we have known it.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

When you have a passion for something then you tend not only to be better at it, but you work harder at it too.

— Vera Wang

When you win an election, what you really win is a chance to go to work for working families who need a voice in Minnesota.

— Al Franken

Right, well, we’ve got to work out what we need. We’ve got to work out what we need, how we get it, and what we need to get to get what we need.

— Derek Landy, Skulduggery Pleasant

Success can allow you to try for greatness, can give you an opportunity to take a chance on something. I’m very blessed to have the success that I’ve had, and that’s given me so many opportunities to work on being great.

— Orlando Bloom

Let your work show off for you and not your ego.

— Unarine Ramaru

When we are aware of our weaknesses or negative tendencies, we open the opportunity to work on them.

— Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

Take the word for it of a man who has made his way inch by inch, and does not believe that we’ll wake up to find our work done because we’ve lain all night a-dreaming of it; anything worth doing is devilish hard to do!

— Henry James, Roderick Hudson

Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.

— Virat Kohli

I think it’s probably best to work out in the morning to get it out of the way. My ultimate top tip is to drag yourself, even if you have to roll yourself out of your bed and in to a sit-up – it’s really not that bad once you start.

— Lily James

The companies that survive longest are the one’s that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.

— Charles Handy

I have undertaken vengeance. I want Liberty and Equality to reign in Saint-Domingue. I work to bring them into existence. Unite yourselves to us, brothers, and fight with us for the same cause.

— Toussaint Louverture

As someone who flew two space capsules and twice landed in the ocean, I can attest from personal experience how much logistics work is needed to get you home.

— Buzz Aldrin

I do a lot of teen shows and voice over work for animation, so when I got the part in ‘The Number 23, ‘ it was really cool because now I get to be in a movie with Jim Carrey. Acting in this movie was really a learning experience for me.

— Paul Butcher

Nothing is going to work out unless you step up and make it happen.

— Auliq-Ice

Our body is designed to work for reaching a set goal

— Sunday Adelaja

Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise

— Ted Turner

The holes are slowly filling up, and despite itself the brain will work until the job is completed.

— Danny Scheinmann, Random Acts Of Heroic Love

All work is service. If you aren’t serving in your work, you really aren’t working.

— Tim Hiller, Strive: Life is Short, Pursue What Matters

A work of art has an author and yet when it is perfect it has something which is anonymous about it.

— Simone Weil

It’s an amazing experience to work with Hrithik. He is one of the finest actors, and there is a reason for it. He is extremely hardworking and fully dedicated.

— Yami Gautam

From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.

— Cesar Chavez

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.

— Henry Van Dyke

As a leader, these attributes – confidence, perseverance, work ethic and good sense – are all things I look for in people. I also try to lead by example and create an environment where good questions and good ideas can come from anyone.

— Heather Bresch

The greater the volume of thoughts you have to work with, the better the context you can create for developing options and trusting your choices.

— David Allen, Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

All my fans tell me what a glamorous life I have, but I tell them how hard I work and how many nights I spend alone with my dogs, eating chicken pot pie in my bedroom.

— Shannen Doherty

What worked yesterday doesn’t always work today.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

There is enough work for everyone.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Tell me what you do with the food you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are. Some turn their food into fat and manure, some into work and good humour, and others, I’m told, into God. So there must be three sorts of men.

— Nikos Kazantzakis

I work in my pajamas most of the time. No matter what you’re wearing, you can sound businesslike on the phone.

— Juliet Blackwell, Secondhand Spirits

I want to work on respecting individuals’ dignity. Equal rights, that’s where my heart is. That means equal rights and benefits, and that’s what we need.

— Christine Gregoire

The thing that makes ‘Dirty Jobs’ different is that it’s one of the few shows that portrays work in a way that doesn’t highlight the drudgery. Instead, it highlights the humor.

— Mike Rowe

I guess it’s the fear of failure and not knowing how the films are going to do that just drives us to work really hard to make them the best they can possibly be.

— Lee Unkrich

When you start something you cannot give yourself a time-frame for success. You can’t say: if it doesn’t work out in six-months I will give up. Your only task is to keep doing whatever it takes to achieve the goal.

— G.R. Gopinath, Simply Fly

It’s easy to judge only on the superficial. It takes a lot more time and work to truly understand.

— Mickey Zucker Reichert, I, Robot: To Protect Book 1

Simon was still trying to work out how Shadowhunter government and also Shadowhunter family trees worked. They all seemed to be related to each other and it was very disturbing.

— Cassandra Clare, Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy

If you’re not a smart worker, it’s about how hard you work double the amount from the heart; if you’re not a hard worker, it’s about how smart you work but times two from the brain.

— Criss Jami, Healology

Reading is a collaboration between the writer and reader. Both parties must keep that in mind when dealing with a work of fiction.”{Guy Gavriel Kay}

— Guy Gavriel Kay

A writer sets up his own amazing experiment: his work of fiction.

— Eric Maisel Ph.D., What Would Your Character Do?: Personality Quizzes for Analyzing Your Characters

A daily conviction that Jesus Christ is alive draws our hearts closer to Him to believe that He is alive to work in our lives!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Love doesn’t grow on the trees like apples in Eden – it’s something you have to make and you must use your imagination to make it too just like anything else. It’s all work work.

— Joyce Carey

To get a horse to hit a mark without a rider, to get it to stand up, to get it to rear, to get it to pick up a bucket and bring it over is amazing. It’s hard work and very rewarding but can be dangerous.

— Benedict Cumberbatch

Work means so many things! So many! Among other things work also means freedom. … Without it even the miracle of love is only a cruel deception.

— Eleonora Duse

I think the success that I have is due to hard work and destiny. It is important to stay grounded and not take things for granted.

— Alia Bhatt

I love to watch the movement of light on water, and I love to play in rivers and lakes, swimming or canoeing. I am fascinated by people who work with water – fishermen, boatmen – and by a way of life that is dominated by water.

— Berlie Doherty

You need three things to win: discipline, hard work and, before everything maybe, commitment. No one will make it without those three. Sport teaches you that.

— Haile Gebrselassie

My work ethic is from sports.

— Magic Johnson

The only Christian work is good work well done.

— Dorothy L. Sayers, Why Work?: Discovering Real Purpose, Peace, and Fulfillment at Work. a Christian Perspective.

When some things don’t work out, other things do.Some of life’s most memorable and fun experiences happen precisely because things don’t go as planned.

— Scott Stabile

The other patrollers were boys and men of bad character; the work attracted a type. In another country they would have been criminals, but this was America.

— Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad

You may wonder why so many of my quotes – and all my work – is about love, compassion and inner peace? Because life is nothing, empty, bereft without these things.

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

My goal is to be able to provide for myself and not have to worry about the daily expenses. I do want to be able to benefit from my work and make a good living, but I love it so much that I would do it for free.

— Jenn Proske

Beginning to work your plan means movement and action. The success of your movements and actions can only be guaranteed if they are well calculated.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

Our stomachs live in towns, ” said Mma Potokwani, patting the front of her dress. ‘That is where the work is. Our stomachs know that. But our hearts are usually somewhere else.

— Alexander McCall Smith

Because there is no challenge, there is no reason to work hard. And with no reason to work hard, we all have become lazy. Lazy people are like cancer. They spread. Before you know it, the entire country is destroyed.

— Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams

I loved working on ‘Happy Gilmore’ because I love to travel to new places and we got to go to British Columbia. Any Adam Sandler film is fun to work on because it is a reunion of the boys club of guys that have worked together in the past.

— Kevin Nealon

…90 Times to be viewed a work which is state: Progress sounds like a lot of to me… but please don’t lie and say that you what I to continu, don’t ya???

— Deyth Banger

I would just love to do something where I’d have to train and work really hard and do one of those types of action movies, which a lot of women are doing now.

— Christina Milian

Trust and value your own divinity as well as your connection to nature. Seeing God’s work everywhere will be your reward.

— Wayne Dyer

But some words to men and women, boys and girls alike: The quality of the work must merit the readers’ time and money. Do it for yourself, but make yourself a member of your own audience. There is no other way to evaluate your own progress.

— Wendy Pini, The Big ElfQuest Gatherum

This is what I like, ” said Jesse. “Everything seems better when we have to work to get it.

— Gertrude Chandler Warner, Surprise Island

Mutual respect is very important in a relationship, and since my work is part of my life, he would have to respect it.

— Irina Shayk

You must stay focused, concentrating on the work at hand. Consistency makes the rain drops to create holes in the rock.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

I work out every day, and I eat 1, 200 calories. Here’s the truth – like I’ve said to everybody, ‘Every diet works if you follow the diet.’

— Marissa Jaret Winokur

There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life.

— Benjamin Harrison

Talent is not enough, hard work makes the difference

— Sunday Adelaja

He’d make her work so hard that a job as a cardboard-box presser at the margerine factory would seem like paradise.

— Jussi Adler-Olsen, Disgrace

If you work around at-risk teen students, actually tell them you love them and have faith in their success. No one tells them that. No one.

— Ace Antonio Hall, Confessions of Sylva Slasher

Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.

— Colin Powell

Usually, the stuff that’s your best idea or work is going to be attacked the most.

— Francis Ford Coppola

As a player, I was fortunate to work with coaching and medical staffs that underscored the importance of utilizing injury prevention exercises, which contributed to my healthy and long playing career.

— Cobi Jones

The self is…a creation, the principal work of your life, the crafting of which makes everyone an artist. This unfinished work of becoming ends only when you do, if then, and the consequences live on.

— Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby

My hectic work schedule does not often permit me time to visit temples, but my conversations with God don’t depend on idol worship. Inside my heart, I have developed and sustained a direct communication with Him.

— Emraan Hashmi

I am only an average man but by George I work harder at it than the average man.

— Theodore Roosevelt

Teachers do the noble work of educating our children. And we can’t thank them enough for the hard work they put in every day to ensure a bright future for all of us.

— Denise Juneau

If you do not work on self- improvement or do not develop strength of character, you will be inclined to succumb to the opinions of the people surrounding you or to the standards criminally imposed on you by the society

— Sunday Adelaja

Usually my ideas for work have revolved around my interest in people, especially people that live on the edges of society.

— Mary Ellen Mark

Standing over her, I took the time to admire my handy work until I realized that I had just killed a potential meal. “Damn it Bobbi, ” I snarled as I kicked her corpse. “Look what you made me do.

— Isaiyan Morrison, Kei. Family Matters

I’ve come to the conclusion that people who wear headphones while they walk, are much happier, more confident, and more beautiful individuals than someone making the solitary drudge to work without acknowledging their own interests and power.

— Jason Mraz

The secret to wealth is hard work and good management.

— John Patrick Hickey, All You Have Is Now: How Your Approach to the World Determines Your Destiny

If you’re not willing to work hard, let someone else do it. I’d rather be with someone who does a horrible job, but gives 110% than with someone who does a good job and gives 60%.

— Will Smith

As an artist, if your work doesn’t inflame at least part of the audience, then you might as well call it quits and sell insurance… The world needs more boundary pushers, not more boundary creators.

— Alys Arden, The Casquette Girls

When motivation flows, people see work as interesting as music. They enjoy it till they do more than they could have done. Leaders motivate people to do greater things.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

Work hard, and you will earn good rewards.Work smart, and you will earn great rewards.Work hard and work smart, and you will earn extraordinary rewards.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Peer mediation is a chance for students to work with other students to help them resolve problems, arguments, disagreements without having to get the teacher or the administration involved.

— Janet Reno

I realized I love motivating and I love empowering and I love inspiring people. I did that as an athlete for 18 years, and I am able to do that as a motivational speaker now as well as doing work on television.

— Dominique Dawes

To be a great achiever, you must first discover your main purpose of existing through feasible communication mode with your maker, the source of your destiny. This brings you a conviction to work with.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Michelangelo | Beethoven | Shakespeare: 15 Things Common to Great Achievers

Don’t work only hard to make i in life.Always work smart. Because people who work hard only end up with that.

— Uchenna Durugo

I’m sorry that your mystical, godlike powers do not instantly work as you would like them to.

— Brandon Sanderson, Words of Radiance

Police business is a hell of a problem. It’s a good deal like politics. It asks for the highest type of men, and there’s nothing in it to attract the highest type of men. So we have to work with what we get…

— Raymond Chandler, The Lady in the Lake

The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future. The house thinks of the present.

— Adolf Loos

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn’t want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office.

— Harrison Ford

The chaos on our planet, the plundering of resources, and the division of humanity are not the true works of any kind of man. They are the work of those who conquer over man.

— Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

I never imagined being undead would be so much work, ” Jeff lamented.“Being a ‘vampire’ takes no work at all, ” Timothy emphasized vampire. “It’s surviving that takes all the work.

— Ben Tousey, God’s Madmen

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word-excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.

— Pearl S. Buck

Don’t bother about genius. Don’t worry about being clever. Trust to hard work perseverance and determination. And the best motto for a long march is “Don’t grumble. Plug on!”

— Sir Frederick Treves

We must design how we wish to be perceived, and then we must work even harder to continuously recreate and re-evaluate that perception.

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

Collaboration is the essence of life. The wind, bees and flowers work together, to spread the pollen.

— Amit Ray, Mindfulness Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

Creativity can impact some sort of “CHANGE” in the WORLD. But we must first embrace pure “DIFFERENCES” and work together for a common cause.

— Henry Johnson Jr

It’s important to work on our personal growth, and part of that work is learning, and accepting the fact that we are absolutely enough, as we are. Some of our most profound changes manifest by simply embracing who we’ve been all along.

— Scott Stabile

Let’s accept it that we remember people only when we have some work and only our Mother‬ remembers us and calls us for no reason, just to know how we are doing!

— honeya

Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.

— Michel Foucault

To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.

— Ralph Bunche

Daily hard work leads to regular increase in different aspect of our lives

— Sunday Adelaja

I would rather take the role and work and make my own money and self respect than to have sex with someone who has a lot of money.

— Kristy Swanson

The Sunday school trip: While us girls were alone, a nasty piece of work called Louise, aged about eleven, decided that it would be a ‘fun’ idea to hang someone over the cliff … me!

— Eskay Teel, Alice in Worcestershire: Brummie girls do cry

There is nothing more gracious than genuinely embracing other people’s good fortune. It will work for you when your time comes.

— Margaux Bergen

I wake up very early in the morning. I like to start in the dark, and I never work at night, because my brain is evaporated by 4 P.M.

— Alice Sebold

The concept of work should be understood diligently

— Sunday Adelaja

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.

Believe in yourself. Know you have what it takes, to make excellence a good habit. Focus on doing excellent work and use discipline to make it happen.

— Mark F. LaMoure

I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition.

— Paul Dirac

I work hard, and I’m thankful people recognize that.

— Ander Crenshaw

I didn’t come up with the lie. It wasn’t mine. They handed the lie to me, and I tried like hell to make it work for a while.

— Kenneth Logan, True Letters from a Fictional Life

Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Chefs are at the end of a long chain of individuals who work hard to feed people. Farmers, beekeepers, bakers, scientists, fishermen, grocers, we are all part of that chain, all food people, all dedicated to feeding the world.

— Jose Andres

I’m Jewish. I don’t work out. If God had wanted us to bend over he would have put diamonds on the floor.

— Joan Rivers

If it’s a good work of adaptation, the book should remain a book and the film should remain a film, and you should not necessarily read the book to see the film. If you do need that, then that means that it’s a failure. That is what I think.

— Marjane Satrapi

Lazy people, the truly lazy people live on information, strategies, ideas, plans and many other criticals, simply to spend one hour of hard work and make the rest feel like a breeze.

— Alan Rios

One destructive mind-set that must be altered in our society is the thought that work is a curse.

— Sunday Adelaja

No, ” Lana said, “I’m not going to heal your scratch.””Good, ” Sanjit said.”Good? Why good?””Because when you hold my hand, I don’t want it to be work for you.

— Michael Grant, Plague

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.

— Henry Van Dyke

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, Hard Lines

We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them.

— Barbara Boxer

Behind every work of art lies the enormous pretension of exhibiting one’s vision of the world. If such obvious arrogance is not counterbalanced by the tribulations of doubt, all that remains is a monster who is to art what a fanatic is to faith.

— Amélie Nothomb, Life Form

I had to create some good work habits and attitude.

— S. Truett Cathy

It takes time to earn trust and it takes time to learn to be open enough to work in at team in an effective way so that every contribution is “valuable” regardless of your personal opinion.

— Auliq Ice

I have a pretty good handle on my anxiety. I basically treat myself like a nervy horse: lots of exercise, lots of sleep, lots of interesting work to keep my mind occupied, and generally avoiding being ridden hard by strangers.

— Caitlin Moran

Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.

— Nicolaus Copernicus

In the twenty-first century, human minds, and to a lesser extent, human hearts can work like well calibrated precision instruments, but who can write the universal manual on imagination?

— Martin Guevara Urbina, Latino Access to Higher Education: Ethnic Realitites and New Directions for the Twenty-first Century

All work is a means to express your awesome talent. Beat your fears and produce gorgeous value for other human beings.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

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

I tell myself, as sternly as possible, that is how things work here. We do dangerous things and people die. People die, and we move on to the next dangerous thing. The sooner that lesson sinks in, the better chance I have at surviving initiation.

— Veronica Roth, Divergent

Hard work is great. It buys you more tickets to the luck lottery.

— Steven David Levine, Eulogy in Blue

But marriage goes in waves. You’ve got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don’t put the work and the effort into it. You’ve got to suck up your ego a lot of times, because that can be a big downfall.

— Anna Benson

Having the positive belief that it will all be O.K. just means that you hustle and make it work because failure is not even an option in your own mind.

— Natalie Massenet

There is nothing like a conflict to do the difficult work for you. It is an underrated remedy, cowardly as we are, but it makes everything so much easier.

— Jens Christian Grøndahl

A hater is a person with a complete understanding of your destiny but assigns him or her self as a representative to work tirelessly on your misery.

— Johnnie Dent Jr.

If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.

— Marc Anthony

Prescribing hard work for the soft, or easy work for the hardy, is generally nonsense. What is always needed in any aim is right effort, right time, right people, right materials.

— Idries Shah, Reflections

Your best creative assets do not occur unless you do a mental shift. You have to be in a positive frame of mind because inspiration is fleeting. I walk to work for inspiration and to clear my mind.

— Ron Ben-Israel

From a motivation perspective, helping others enriches the meaning and purpose of our own lives, showing us that our contributions matter and energizing us to work harder, longer, and smarter.

— Adam Grant

Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.

— Dwayne Johnson

I had no money to start, For Jack decreed in his pride:The Caveman’s wife didn’t work – It was his job to provide.A brief reminder right here:Let men believe they are shrewd, But even women of oldEmbroidered mittens for food.

— Joyce Rachelle, Sewing Figs

You must work hard to fulfill your dream.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

— Thornton Wilder

My attitude toward graduate students was different, I must say. I used graduate students as colleagues: I gave them the best problems to work on, and I encouraged them.

— Frank Press

A good river is nature’s life work in song.

— Mark Helprin, Freddy and Fredericka

I honestly don’t diet or work out regularly. I’m just always running around – you’ll never catch me having a day on the sofa.

— Abbey Clancy

If you’re going to be an artist, you’ve got to make your work your best friend, that you can go to whatever you’re feeling, and have a conversation with it.

— maggie Hambling

I’m so pathetically eager for people to love D.C. It’s so sad. It’s like I work for the chamber of commerce or something.

— Tucker Carlson

Success does not come from having one’s work recognized by others. It is the fruit of a seed that you lovingly planted.

— Paulo Coelho, Manuscript Found in Accra

Usually, I work every day, seven days a week. When I go three days without writing, my body aches with anxiety; my mood is irritable. My night dreams grow wild with unconscious invention.

— Pete Hamill

And you’re beautiful. You’d have to work pretty hard to mess that up.

— Jennifer Echols, Endless Summer

Hard work make us strong and behaviour makes us unique.

— Kishore Bansal

For the purpose of human health, it appears that it is wise to work and live below 4, 900 feet.

— Steven Magee, Health Forensics

A poem can’t do its work if you only read snippets of it.

— John Green, Paper Towns

Just because fate finds us our perfect match doesn’t mean it’s always easy and we don’t have to work at it. Anything worth having takes fighting for sometimes.”- Victor Marius

— Joyee Flynn, A Very Marius Christmas

Life is too short to work so hard.

— Vivien Leigh

A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.

— William Hazlitt

The cards spoke to a suspicion that many whose work is play can never be free of: that you can only flaunt your triviality for so long before punishment is due.

— Helen Oyeyemi, What is Not Yours is Not Yours

Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent

— Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power