Job Quotes, Sayings about work

If you are irreplacable, you will never be promoted

Submitted by: Devanshi on November 4, 2008

In applying a job in any of our Govt. Offices (Philippines):
“It is not what you know, but whom you know!”

Submitted by: Rafael de Leon on March 18, 2010

Hardest job ever: Working in a bubble wrap factory. Imagine the self control needed.

If you want to know the value of your job, just imagine when you don’t have it.

Submitted by: Brayo on September 18, 2009

I hate how Monday is so far away from Friday and Friday is so close to Monday.

If you want a long life, work for somebody!

Submitted by: John James smyth on March 11, 2010

An unsuccessful manager pleads to his boss. “I’m sorry but I have five idiots working under me.”
The boss replies “You’re lucky I have six.”

Submitted by: The Car Boss on June 27, 2011

I work for money. You want loyalty? Hire dogs.

Submitted by: nadeem on September 12, 2011

If you don’t build your dreams, someone will hire you to build theirs.

Don’t be irreplaceable- then you can’t be promoted.

Submitted by: Vanessa on February 20, 2010

Find something you love to do and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.

A job is a safe place to hide from work.

Submitted by: Chris Robertson / Trinidad on April 26, 2015

Work a little, small rewards. Work a lot, greater rewards. Work too hard, nobody likes you except your employer!

Submitted by: Diana Fredriksson on May 19, 2011

When you have a permanent job, remember that the job is permanent not you.

Submitted by: Rashid Qasem on December 2, 2009

I don’t live to work I work to live.

Submitted by: Richard on January 31, 2011

Work without love is slavery.
Mother Teresa

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there, I go to work.
Robert Orben

The person who knows how… Will always have a job, but the person who knows why… Will be the boss.

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing well.

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

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.

There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Wayne Dyer

I used to work at McDonald’s making minimum wage. You know what that means when someone pays you minimum wage? You know what your boss was trying to say? “Hey if I could pay you less, I would, but it’s against the law.”
Chris Rock


My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. I never did like to work, and I don’t deny it. I’d rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh – anything but work.
– Abraham Lincoln

Submitted by: Casey on June 19, 2011

No one can help you in holding a good job except Old Man You.
Edgar Watson Howe

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
Edward Gibbon

A life spent in constant labor is a life wasted, save a man be such a fool as to regard a fulsome obituary notice as ample reward.
– George Jean Nathan

A job done well stays well done forever.

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