Work Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Work

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The older one gets in this profession, the more people there are with whom one would never work again.
~By Liv Ullmann ~


I admit there's an element of brutality in all my work - it's part of the truth about human existence I always want to explore - but the last thing I'm trying to do is put on some kind of freak show, inviting people to get off on other people's pain and humiliation.
~By Todd Solondz ~


In the aftermath of September 11, and as the 9/11 Commission report so aptly demonstrates, it is clear that our intelligence system is not working the way that it should.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.
~By Zhu Rongji ~


The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it.
~By Wayne Gretzky ~


If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing.
~By William Safire ~


To finish a work? To finish a picture? What nonsense! To finish it means to be through with it, to kill it, to rid it of its soul, to give it its final blow the coup de grace for the painter as well as for the picture.
~By Pablo Picasso ~


I don't work on my Sabbath. I write five-and-a-half or six days a week.
~By Chaim Potok ~


I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon, who has been adapting the character to me.
~By Paula Abdul ~


I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them.
~By Sherwood Anderson ~


As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
~By Dave Parnas ~


And I think that after nearly 85 years upon this planet that I have a right after working so hard at showing the desolation and the poverty, to show something beautiful for somebody as well.
~By Gordon Parks ~


For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
~By Doris Lessing ~


Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.
~By James Cash Penney ~


Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
~By Roger Staubach ~


To be able to make a good living in a challenging medium like soap operas is great. The best is that I get to act and am rewarded for it. And the people I work with are great. Funny, intelligent, hard working. They're all great to be around.
~By David Canary ~


The nature of the global business environment guarantees that no matter how hard we work to create a stable and healthy organisation, our organisation will continue to experience dramatic changes far beyond our control.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


My wife and I now live in the summers in northern Michigan in an environment which is wonderfully conducive to research, and where most of my work in the last 15 years has been done.
~By Douglass North ~


I already have a production company called J Squared and we're working on two projects.
~By Jordana Brewster ~


I just find that the harder you work and the more effort you put into yourself, the better you'll be.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~


The more that learn to read the less learn how to make a living. That's one thing about a little education. It spoils you for actual work. The more you know the more you think somebody owes you a living.
~By Will Rogers ~


Mostly, I spend my time being a mother to my two children, working in my organic garden, raising masses of sweet peas, being passionately involved in conservation, recycling and solar energy.
~By Blythe Danner ~


We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That's what families care about.
~By Jodi Rell ~


The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for.
~By Brian Boitano ~


Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
~By Carl Sagan ~


When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.
~By George Carlin ~


We know over very national survival is at stake; and we believe that we should support our troops, yes, and work for an outcome that results in victory.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


The companies that survive longest are the one's that work out what they uniquely can give to the world not just growth or money but their excellence, their respect for others, or their ability to make people happy. Some call those things a soul.
~By Charles Handy ~


We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings.
~By David Amram ~


I have to understand what my strengths and limitations are, and work from a true place. I try to do this as best I can while still protecting my writer self, which more than ever needs privacy.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


Certainly dog driving is the most terrible work one has to face in this sort of business.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


God made integers, all else is the work of man.
~By Leopold Kronecker ~


I think I'm a very good reader of poetry, but obviously, like everybody, I have a set of criteria for reading poems, and I'm not shy about presenting them, so if people ask for my critical response to a poem, I tell them what works and why, and what doesn't work and why.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


All my fans tell me what a glamorous life I have, but I tell them how hard I work and how many nights I spend alone with my dogs, eating chicken pot pie in my bedroom.
~By Shannen Doherty ~


Every Maryland family wants financial security, schools that work, quality healthcare, safer neighborhoods, and ever-expanding economic opportunity. These are the building blocks of a superior quality of life.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


Work is the best of narcotics, providing the patient be strong enough to take it. I dread idleness as if it were Hell.
~By Beatrice Potter Webb ~


In my work, I explore my own Catholic obsessions.
~By Andres Serrano ~


That is one of the reasons one enjoys acting. Now and again, you get scenes where you work with somebody really good and you have a good time trying to make it really work and really work well.
~By Albert Finney ~


We collaborate together. We work with other people. We work by ourselves.
~By John Oates ~


We go through, I think, six different drafts of each script. And then my shooting it is roughly, you know, fifteen percent of the total work that gets done on a show. Then it's all post-production animation after that.
~By Steve Burns ~


Maybe sometimes I'm such a thinker, I reevaluate too much. Sometimes when it comes down to it, I really don't need to do anything, I don't really need to change anything. I need to just keep plugging away, working at it.
~By Michael Chang ~


Consultants have credibility because they are not dumb enough to work at your company.
~By Scott Adams ~


Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
~By Brian Tracy ~


My job at Stanford is rather different from the ones I had held previously in that my own ambitions must take a back seat to the well-being of the students with whom I work.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


Once imbued with the idea of a mission, a great nation easily assumes that it has the means as well as the duty to do God's work.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


I can appreciate that on one side, but we have to remember that the system is designed corruptly, and works against us, so you cant convict those who can benefit from the system, because its not neccesarily their fault.
~By Kool Moe Dee ~


In one line of his poem he said good fences make good neighbors. I'd like to think that Alaska and British Columbia working together can prove that we can be pretty darned good neighbors without fences.
~By Dan Miller ~


If one thing that bothers me about acting, it's that there's no clear-cut number one. The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award, and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years. To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best!
~By Dana Hill ~


One works in one's laboratory - one's chaotic laboratory - with students and colleagues, doing what one most wants to do - then all this happens! It is overwhelming.
~By Haldan Keffer Hartline ~


All that's left now is purely poetic work, putting more life into individual places, as I've made so sure of the fundamental mood and dimension of expression that it won't leave me groping around in uncertainty any more.
~By Oskar Kokoschka ~


Life's too short to be working with divas.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


I hope to be with you as a writer for a very long time, and I hope that you will enjoy reading my work, because readers are the highest form of life on this planet.
~By Guy Johnson ~


We could not guard every water pipeline from being blown up and every tree from being uprooted. We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an orchard or a family in their beds.
~By Moshe Dayan ~


Crime, family dissolution, welfare, and low levels of social organization are fundamentally a consequence of the disappearance of work.
~By William J. Wilson ~


It is first and foremost very hard work! But I have a wonderful part and I do have fun. The company, cast and crew of 'Passions' are wonderful to work with.
~By Juliet Mills ~


Why has elegance found so little following? That is the reality of it. Elegance has the disadvantage, if that's what it is, that hard work is needed to achieve it and a good education to appreciate it.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


I've been working so hard, I'm about to have a Mariah Carey.
~By Usher Raymond ~


I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing and then directing them to do something else entirely because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work, then you are just shattering their confidence in the project.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


One time I can stand fiddling in front of the mirror for an hour and another time I think: well hack, this is just the best it can get. Only if I have to go to work I really try to look fantastic.
~By Jonathan Brandis ~


To come up with the ending to a story and then work backwards is like tying your shoe with one hand only.
~By Donald McKay ~


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 ~


No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come.
~By Judy Biggert ~


I worked with Cecil B DeMille quite a few times.
~By Richard Farnsworth ~


Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
~By Andy Warhol ~


Italians know about human nature - they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it; to work around it.
~By Donna Leon ~


A divorcee is a women who got married so she didn't have to work, but now works so she doesn't have to get married.
~By Anna Magnani ~


I love to direct my daughter, and act with her, and we both want to work with Jane again.
~By Peter Fonda ~


Children between the ages of five to ten years are even more variable. They are going to vary from very high functioning, capable of doing normal school work, to nonverbal who have all kinds of neurological problems.
~By Temple Grandin ~


I understood jazz, I understood how it worked. That's what I apply to everything.
~By Van Morrison ~


With network shows, writers can be so protective of every syllable.
~By Michael Shanks ~


My sense is, I think it's okay for directors to do movies that speak to other work in their career.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


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 ~


My parents didn't want me to be a regular in a series. I was a working actor from time to time but they thought was a little too much being a star of a series. They wanted me to have a slightly more normal childhood.
~By Harry Shearer ~


I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
~By Aaliyah ~


If you don't think you want to go on a train and read the paper every day and work from nine to six at night, there was something about the uncertainty when I was younger which was very attractive.
~By Ron Silver ~


Actors work and slave and it is the color of your hair that can determine your fate in the end.
~By Helen Hayes ~


As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


When you're working in front of an audience, you have incentive to excel.
~By Dave Van Ronk ~


Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays. It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


There wasn't much work around at the time, I think I found a bit in Germany or something, but we played together and somehow the bassist Laurie Baker got involved as well - I can't remember exactly how.
~By Jamie Muir ~


When you live under the power of terror and segregation, you can't ever start a work of art.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


I'm working on a new novel, in its 3rd draft, but it's hard to write while doing 7th Heaven.
~By Stephen Collins ~


Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within.
~By Caspar David Friedrich ~


With any work worth its salt, you have to trust the author enough to take its measure. And if you apply too many preconceptions, you are not taking its measure.
~By Art Spiegelman ~


Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


The mecca of filmmaking in the world just so happens to be in America. It's quite simply a case of us just going where the work is.
~By Alex O'Loughlin ~


The use of these techniques against these terrorists made us safer. It really did work.
~By Michael Hayden ~


You have nothing that the humblest worker has not a right to have also.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.
~By Andre Maurois ~


I have an old saying that the harder I work, the luckier I get.
~By John Engler ~


Believing we know what makes prosperity work, ignoring the nature of the actual prosperity all around, we change the rules within which the Internet revolution lives. These changes will end the revolution.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


I can deal with people who watch me on stage but I am not good in communicating with people any other way than through my work.
~By Henry Rollins ~


Within NATO, our Defence Capabilities Initiative has identified the essential capabilities all Allies must have for modern operations, and Allies are working to meet those requirements.
~By Lord Robertson ~


There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!
~By Richard P. Feynman ~


Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a portfolio to display their personal work.
~By Sally Schneider ~


He makes me laugh, Mick! He tended to turn up when we were having lunch and entertain us all. He bought an Enigma machine! I've never worked with a producer who was more famous than everyone put together.
~By Saffron Burrows ~

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October 4 ,2022
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