Job Quotes, Sayings about work

If you do what you are good at, the money will follow. If you do what you love to do, you get to enjoy life more.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Dr.T.P.Chia on July 26, 2018

My boss always asks me why I never pay attention. Finally I told him the truth – at $8.10 an hour, I can’t afford to pay attention.

Submitted by: Ben Dover on July 11, 2018

Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.
William Arthur Ward

Jobs fill your pockets, but adventures fill your soul.
– Jaime Lyn

I’ve had tons of odd jobs, but I think that I would probably be a fireman because you get to see the results of your job. You get there and there is a house on fire. You leave and there’s not a fire anymore.
– Luke Perry

True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow. That’s what courage is.
– General Norman Schwarzkopf

What you call a hero, I call just doing my job.


Sometimes, taking a job is like going to a shrink or something, where you get to know yourself better.
– Leelee Sobieski

Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.
– Anne M. Mulcahy

Nap for the job you want, not the job you have which you are also napping at.

If my boss knew how unproductive I am on Fridays, he wouldn’t want me here either.
– James Johnson

Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you’re put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.
Vincent van Gogh

You should never be so involved with your position/job that when the position is gone your entire self image is gone with it.
Colin Powell

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

A job is a safe place to hide from work.

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

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

Passion is the difference between having a job or having a career.

Don’t pick a job with a great vacation time. Pick one that doesn’t need escaping from.

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

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

If you don’t get a kick out of the job you are doing, you better kick it and look for another one. Love what you do or just don’t do it.

Submitted by: RVM on March 7, 2014

You’ll be happy if you are doing a job you love.
Dr T.P.Chia

Submitted by: Ivy Lee on February 21, 2014

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

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

A job not worth doing is not worth doing well.

Submitted by: Akhabuhaya, J on April 10, 2013

Hunger is not the worst feature of unemployment; idleness is.
– William E. Barrett

It is not easy to find a job so be content with what you have.

Submitted by: prosper on November 10, 2012

I pretend to work, they pretend to pay me.

Submitted by: WARNERIT on October 18, 2012

When you’re tired of your job, think of job, think of the jobless, the disabled and those who wish they had yours.

Submitted by: Romeo Ycong on September 4, 2012

In everything you do, preparation is ninety percent of the job.

Submitted by: Troy on July 12, 2012

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