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

A job is a safe place to hide from work.

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

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

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

I don’t live to work I work to live.

Submitted by: Richard on January 31, 2011

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

Submitted by: Rashid Qasem on December 2, 2009

Work without love is slavery.
Mother Teresa

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

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

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.

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

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
Oprah Winfrey

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