Job Quotes, Sayings about work

I have never liked working. To me a job is an invasion of privacy.
– Danny McGoorty

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

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.

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

The best social program is a good job.
Bill Clinton


A job not worth doing is not worth doing well.

Submitted by: Akhabuhaya, J on April 10, 2013

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

Submitted by: Troy on July 12, 2012

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

Work and sacrifice at first… And at the end you can earn more… Just learn how to sacrifice. Patience, loyalty, and love your job.

Submitted by: cHaRm :-D on April 27, 2012

I pretend to work, they pretend to pay me.

Submitted by: WARNERIT on October 18, 2012

No work no pork.

Submitted by: blaise on June 14, 2012

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

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


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

Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.

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

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

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

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.

Submit A Quote

Copyright © 2006-2019 - All rights reserved. Home | Blog | Contact Us | FAQ | Privacy Policy | Submit A Quote