Work Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Work

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There are works of literature whose influence is strong but indirect because it is mediated through the whole of the culture rather than immediately through imitation. Wordsworth is the case that comes to mind.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


We go in there and we work on altering those ideas and in many cases go in different directions.
~By Les Paul ~


Progress is only possible if the United States and its allies work together.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


Only a fool does not fear actors, but you can't beat them, and if you can't beat them, join them, as they say. As I've got older I've become very interested in that part of the work.
~By Lars von Trier ~


I lived for four years in the 1930s with these individuals and the only time that I wasn't thinking about dealing with physical suffering is when I was working on this book. I've never been more alive as when I worked on this book.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


Still, American composers working in France have had a pretty hard time.
~By Gavin Bryars ~


It's so difficult. Sometimes if I have dessert, I think, 'Well, I blew it.' That's something I need to work on and control. But still there's nothing like a buffet.
~By Donna Dixon ~


I've worked with Robert Altman a couple of times too.
~By Matthew Modine ~


After four or five different wars, I grew weary of that work, partly because in an open war, open to coverage, as Vietnam was, it's not that difficult, really.
~By Morley Safer ~


Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers.
~By Pope Benedict XVI ~


Thru the auspices of the viewers who become - I think this is an import - in a democracy, become a working unit with law enforcement against the criminals.
~By Robert Stack ~


From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


The fact that people didn't know I was British did work for quite a while.
~By Claire Forlani ~


Work continuously to trim the White House staff from your first day to your last. All the pressures are to the contrary.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


My luck at the gambling table was varied; sometimes I was fifty to a hundred dollars ahead, and at other times I had to borrow money from my fellow workmen to settle my room rent and pay for my meals.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


Eliminating the piano means that I've always worked closer with the bass than most players.
~By Gerry Mulligan ~


I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity.
~By Abdelaziz Bouteflika ~


In the past the publishers I've worked with have been extremely generous. And in almost every case, have been people who believed in the work rather than the sales and marketing.
~By Peter Sotos ~


In a very simple sense I want everything that's in a work to be there for the reason that it's needed. It's not an ornamentation. It's not there because I thought it looked nice but because it has to be there.
~By Paul Cullen ~


If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future.
~By John Hoeven ~


I could never hold a job for more than three months, which works out well because that's how long a movie shoots.
~By Dennis Quaid ~


If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I'm opening up my heart to the idea of dating. It's funny - my friends would always come to me for romantic advice. I know nothing, and things have changed since I was dating in high school! I'm really trying hard to spend this time working on myself.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


I see a lot of movies. I love films as a spectator, and that's never obscured by the part of me that does the work myself. I just love going to the movies.
~By Daniel Day Lewis ~


I believe that good things come to those who work.
~By Wilt Chamberlain ~


I'm as frustrated with the French, I think, as anyone, but look, there's going to be other challenges and there are going to be other issues. As long as there's a war on terrorism going on, we're all going to have to work together.
~By John McCain ~


A woman must make her fortune before she is 30; or work after she is 30; or get married.
~By Anna Held ~


All of a sudden I was living what is perceived to be the model life. It was just full-on, 24 hours a day. It was work all the time. And there's always a party to go to.
~By Kate Moss ~


I always thought that Bill Murray was one of the great actors that I've worked with. And I've worked with all kinds of people who are known primarily for their dramatic work.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
~By C. L. R. James ~


As I sit down and start to work, I often panic. I stare at the empty piece of music paper. How can I say that my piece will be ready for performance next January when I do not have a recipe for making it happen?
~By Lukas Foss ~


I've read somewhere that when you're writing, you should stop while you're doing well so you always want to go back to work.
~By Glenn Frey ~


I think a lot of people in television news look at the cable networks with great envy.
~By Chris Wallace ~


We moved there a year ago, just as a weekend place. Then we decided to move out of London completely. We will eventually have to work it out a bit more, because you can't have a little boy living with his sisters like that, can you? But we like the idea of closeness.
~By Linda McCartney ~


We waited until we perfected the dog food, and then we worked on the cat food. Even though it's not going through the roof the way the dog food is, I think it will catch on eventually.
~By Dick Van Patten ~


The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy.
~By Kathy Bates ~


In the span of three years, the Iraqi people participated in three elections, drafted a constitution, and elected a new government. While more work remains, this is remarkable progress.
~By Tim Murphy ~


I like to work. The self-esteem and satisfaction that I get from working makes me a better person, which makes me a better mom. I feel lucky because I have the luxury of working only one or two days a week.
~By Cindy Crawford ~


I just happen to like the work. I like preparing for a role. I like reading. I like analyzing. I like literature. I like emotions. I like working with other actors.
~By Elle Macpherson ~


But this emphasis would be lavished in vain, if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general type from phenomena whose particularity in our work would remain the essential thing for you, and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially.
~By Jacques Lacan ~


Well, the Empire State was about 40' high in the studio. King Kong was a little model about 2' high, and the scenery that he worked in was in proportion to his size.
~By Fay Wray ~


Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


A god whose creation is so imperfect that he must be continually adjusting it to make it work properly seems to me a god of relatively low order, hardly worthy of any worship.
~By Martin Gardner ~


The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany to provide the necessary means to pay for approved imports has not been accomplished, although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


I met Milos in 1967. I was working on a student film. And there is Milos Forman. So that's how I met Milos.
~By Vincent Schiavelli ~


If I could work with Joan Van Ark every day for the rest of my life I would.
~By Ted Shackelford ~


We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


As long as I can still be on my own and do my own thing and be working full time, it's great.
~By Marian McPartland ~


I used to work, part time, in a deli, in those days when your parents made you work just so you should know what work was like. And you'd make 4, 5, 6, ten dollars.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone?
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


I was determined to get it right on the pitch. Then, if I had to leave at the end of the season, so be it. I never felt threatened or isolated by the arrangement. We worked together and it worked out.
~By Bryan Robson ~


They went back there, looked at all the computers, asked me to come in and tell them what all the computers were for specifically so they knew how to dismantle the network I had been running.
~By Sherman Austin ~


And, of course, method is very important as is a high-quality specialist (trainer) working with you to keep you going in the right direction for your improvement and to help create results.
~By Sergei Bubka ~


There are times in show business when you work so much you think you will pop your cork, and then suddenly you can't find any work.
~By Martha Reeves ~


If I'm gonna go down I'm gonna do it with style. You won't hear me surrender, you won't hear me confess cause you've left me with nothing but I have worked with less.
~By Ani DiFranco ~


It's good to have it over with. I worked on it a long time, and I didn't know what people were going to think of it. Would people like it? Would they buy it? So far it's been doing pretty well.
~By Michael Chabon ~


Being in space, I'm really looking forward to working with this team of folks that I'm with.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


It may sound terrible, but I often say that the military saved me from a conventional life in the United States and I've never really thanked them for it, because I haven't exactly been pro-military in my work.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


I knew de Kooning and I went to his studio so I knew about de Kooning's work. But only a little handful knew about it, you know. Maybe there were ten people that knew about it.
~By Lee Krasner ~


One of the last episodes was all about a flood. We were working in the rain till all hours, and it was muddy and it was cold and it was damp, and it was hours under the hoses. That was not pleasant. That was not pleasant.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


I think if you touch ordinary people, they're simply ordinary people, the way they've always been. They work hard, they don't have really as much as they should.
~By Leonard Baskin ~


Though actually the work of man's hands - or, more properly speaking, the work of his travelling feet, - roads have long since come to seem so much a part of Nature that we have grown to think of them as a feature of the landscape no less natural than rocks and trees.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


I have some friends, colleagues here at the Karolinska Institute and even in the United States and many other countries too, because we are working together as scientists.
~By Lennart Nilsson ~


Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers, their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn't be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character.
~By Luc Ferrari ~


An amateur is someone who supports himself with outside jobs which enable him to paint. A professional is someone whose wife works to enable him to paint.
~By Ben Shahn ~


A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.
~By Martin H. Fischer ~


"Work and wait", "work and wait" is what God says to us in creation.
~By J. G. Holland ~


I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients than those of any other author.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Events at home, at work, in the street - these are the bases for a story.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.
~By Alexandre Dumas ~


It is a mistake to expect good work from expatriates for it is not what they do that matters but what they are not doing.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


Some of the greatest writers in our industry can't get work.
~By Kent McCord ~


I'm trying to go through the whole process of high school to college to work.
~By Devon Sawa ~


Oh, I realize it's a penny here and a penny there, but look at me: I've worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.
~By Arthur Sheekman ~


TV is so different from the movies. It takes a lot of stamina because you work such long hours. It is really challenging. You are learning the next day's lines while you are shooting today's scenes. I found courage I never realised I had. I hope to do more.
~By Sharon Stone ~


Tom is the most eccentric person I have ever worked with. We get on very well and I am most impressed with how he can hold an audience in the palm of his hand.
~By Louise Jameson ~


Einstein was a man who could ask immensely simple questions. And what his work showed is that when the answers are simple too, then you can hear God thinking.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


I think that people who have played sports have an ability to relate to people because when you're playing you have to work on teams and with opposing players.
~By Michael Michele ~


Fences work and the walls work and separations work. They afford to any nation the delay of entry.
~By Duncan Hunter ~


I think I'm a really good partner and very sensitive to the other person's feelings. I want somebody else to be comfortable, to understand about my job, and if they want to come on a set and see me work, they always can.
~By Franka Potente ~


When I'm in the field, when I'm working, I keep very careful notes. I wear big shirts with big breast pockets, and I carry in them two little spiral notebooks.
~By Peter Matthiessen ~


You have to compete with others in the field. Sometimes the competition gets pretty fierce because you're competing for funds or grants to do your work, the financial work.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


Prior to Saving Private Ryan I never worked with men. I was always working with some babe, and it was always about falling in love, and it just got turned around. I'm not looking for any particular kind of story. I wait until it comes across my desk.
~By Tom Hanks ~


There's not a fortune to be made doing voiceover work unless you're one of the main voices on The Simpsons. See, there's The Simpsons, and then there's everything else.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


I've always worked a bit like a cook in a big restaurant, where you've got lots and lots of things laid out and you go and look into one cauldron and you look into the other and you see what's coming to the boil.
~By Peter Brook ~


My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they expected me to stay at home and look after my younger siblings and do the housework.
~By Sara Paretsky ~


It should be only a part of my life, but it isn't. I have only one thing: my work.
~By Nastassja Kinski ~


I did my best work in The Mosquito Coast. I know it wasn't such a big hit, but for me it was more meaningful than anything else I'd ever done.
~By River Phoenix ~


As hard as it is and as tired as I am, I force myself to get dinner at least once a week with my girlfriends, or have a sleepover. Otherwise my life is just work.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


When you have a Senate that is 50 Democrats and 49 Republicans and one independent, it's quite obvious that the only way we are going to get something done is if we work together.
~By John Breaux ~


I like to act. I work for scale. I don't have an acting agent. I'm in the book.
~By John Sayles ~


I'm glad I have an outlet. I don't think I would put my aggression elsewhere, but working on the projects I have worked on, you tend to benefit personally from trying to wrap your head around the way other people look at the world.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


Even when I was Archbishop of Wales and working with new bishops, I used to say, not realising quite how true it was, 'One of the things you will do as a bishop is disappoint people'.
~By Rowan Williams ~


I do not want to work to correspond to an image.
~By Isabelle Adjani ~


I have the life of Riley. I take my kids to school, do a bit of work in the afternoon, pick my kids up, microwave a meal, hang out with my kids, and work for a couple of hours.
~By Sheena Easton ~


Grissom is pretty asexual. He's not that interested in anything other than work - except for Lady Heather. She's the closest to getting his heart of anyone.
~By William Petersen ~


Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
~By Johnny Ball ~


In regard to education, something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches, and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty.
~By John Strachan ~


To this day I do not know whether the power which has inspired my works is something related to religion, or is indeed religion itself.
~By Kathe Kollwitz ~

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