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300+ Great Work Quotes to Appreciate What you Do!

Great Work Quotes

Collection of best quotes and sayings by great people across the globe to appreciate your hard-work and work ethics.

The destiny of hard work is the success. Great achievements without hard work are impossible. The person who is working hard is able to gain success and happiness in life. These famous sayings will appreciate your hard-work and sincere efforts to inspire you on every Monday morning!

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Great Work quotes

These collection of motivating great quotes on hard work and sincere effort will help to inspire you in your workplace.

When your hobbies get in the way of your work – that’s OK but when your hobbies get in the way of themselves… well.

— Steve Martin

If you watch a game it’s fun. If you play it it’s recreation. If you work at it it’s golf.

— Bob Hope

I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks but for the ledger of our daily work.

— Neil Armstrong

You only live once – but if you work it right once is enough.

— Joe E. Lewis

The beginning of a friendship the fact that two people out of the thousands around them can meet and connect and become friends seems like a kind of magic to me. But maintaining a friendship requires work. I don’t mean that as a bad thing. Good art requires work as well.

— Charles de Lint

My work is like my vacation so in a way every day is like Saturday.

— Ludacris

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.

— Andre Gide

My work is about my life and what I want to do with it.

— Alice Walker

Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.

— David Seabury

In my work and in myself I reflect black people women and men as I reflect others. One day even the most self-protective ones will look into the mirror I provide and not be afraid.

— Alice Walker

I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don’t believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It’s not a bed of roses and you have to work real hard at it.

— Nigel Mansell

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work – that goes on it adds up.

— Barbara Kingsolver

The strongest influences in my life and my work are always whomever I love. Whomever I love and am with most of the time or whomever I remember most vividly. I think that’s true of everyone don’t you?

— Tennessee Williams

God has ways of shaking the world when He is at work. He literally caused the ground to quake when Jesus died on the cross.

— Charles Stanley

I have three daughters so I can’t be as tough as I want to be. When you have kids – especially daughters – they know how to work you. They’re a lot smarter than we are that’s for sure. But I’ll be more tough on their boyfriends.

— Tim McGraw

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.

— Charles Handy

I never work just to work. It’s some combination of laziness and self-respect.

— Harold Ramis

I think the best place to work in football is England.

— Jose Mourinho

I will continue to work as hard as I can to make this organization proud. Every time I step on the field I will give everything I have and I will leave everything I have on the field every single Sunday.

— Tim Tebow

I love my work I love the people I work with I do the best I can.

— Mandy Patinkin

Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people.

— John D. Rockefeller

It’s a great relationship when you can work with the person who you consider to be your soul mate.

— Rick Derringer

The effectiveness of work increases according to geometric progression if there are no interruptions.

— Andre Maurois

Barack Obama’s enemies are the people who make this country work. Barack Obama’s enemies are those who succeed. Those are the people whose income he wants to redistribute. Those are the people whose income he wants to take using the power and the force of the federal government to do it.

— Rush Limbaugh

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this get out of the profession.

— Martin H. Fischer

The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves happy. The amount of work is the same.

— Carlos Castaneda

In our work and in our living we must recognize that difference is a reason for celebration and growth rather than a reason for destruction.

— Audre Lorde

Everyone has a story that makes me stronger. I know that the work I do is important and I enjoy it but it is nice to hear the feedback of what we do to inspire others.

— Richard Simmons

One’s work usually occupies more than half of one’s waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.

— Bo Bennett

The biggest risk I’ve ever taken is going on American Idol and trying to be myself. I wasn’t going to try too hard to conform and I knew that it could possibly not work out.

— Adam Lambert

My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.

— Ronnie James Dio

I obviously take a lot of pride in what I do on the football field because that has the ability to influence a lot of people. That puts smiles on people’s faces. That gives people a pep in their step on Monday morning when they go back to work.

— Drew Brees

Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker or you make time every month to do volunteer work there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.

— Gillian Anderson

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.

— Earl Nightingale

There are no right and wrong ways to work in this business but there are some basic common-sense practices. Work very very hard and always be prepared never give up and once you get the job give them more than they ever expected: – Shine!

— Jimmy Smits

No theory is good unless it permits not rest but the greatest work. No theory is good except on condition that one use it to go on beyond.

— Andre Gide

We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

— Henry James

I don’t think you can work on feelings in politics apart from anything else political change can come very unexpectedly sometimes overnight when you least expect it.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.

— Pearl S. Buck

The perennial conviction that those who work hard and play by the rules will be rewarded with a more comfortable present and a stronger future for their children faces assault from just about every direction. That great enemy of democratic capitalism economic inequality is real and growing.

— Jon Meacham

But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it’s not how our similarities work together it’s how our differences work together.

— Michael J. Fox

Poetry is the work of poets not of peoples or communities artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind.

— Lascelles Abercrombie

All anyone asks for is a chance to work with pride.

— W. Edwards Deming

There are moments when you feel that the desire to work is fading and the only way to bring it back is to get away from it to put yourself in a state of frustration so you feel the need again.

— Emmanuelle Beart

At the end of the day sleep is a barometer of your emotional health. And so if you’re not in the right place where you need to be then you’re going to have voices keeping you up at night because you have to work through those issues.

— Mehmet Oz

Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line no final deadline no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process the work of many decisions.

— Oscar Hammerstein II

What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren’t supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown – watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?

— Jackie Kennedy

Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.

— Ann Coulter

People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it they work in it because they excel.

— William Hazlitt

For the first time we’re allowing developers who don’t work at Facebook to develop applications just as if they were. That’s a big deal because it means that all developers have a new way of doing business if they choose to take advantage of it. There are whole companies that are forming whose only product is a Facebook Platform application.

— Mark Zuckerberg

What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I’m a good person to society. That’s hard. The talent that’s a gift. I just came here like that.

— Erykah Badu

That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief we want to know how much money he stole and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom but what he did with it.

— Lukas Foss

I am living proof that the American dream still exists. It is still alive and well. There is only one trick you have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and work very very hard.

— Paula Deen

Hard work – I mean does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn’t fly. It’s all in the practice. It does take work and it ain’t easy – but man the rewards!

— Susan Powter

The greatest weariness comes from work not done.

— Eric Hoffer

Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.

— Moliere

Being a mother is quite tiring. There’s not much time to do anything. You just rush around and it’s hard work.

— Kirsty Gallacher

And I’m going to work as hard as I can… for cancer research and hopefully maybe we’ll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I’d like to think I’m going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!

— Jim Valvano

You can’t get there by bus only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself.

— Alan Alda

What moves those of genius what inspires their work is not new ideas but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.

— Eugene Delacroix

In reality serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.

— Peter McWilliams

Through selfless work love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.

— Ramakrishna

A lot of me is very up and you have to have light and shade. They are both important and you have to be able to balance them. You have to admit that sadness is part of you and that it enriches you. I use it in my work.

— Imelda Staunton

You should never have to say hello or goodbye. Even at work sometimes and I know this is very unpopular is that if I’m going to work every single day I don’t think you should have to hug people hello every single day when you come to work. I saw you Monday!

— Mindy Kaling

The only history is a mere question of one’s struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander to do.

— David Herbert Lawrence

If you do what you love you’ll never work a day in your life.

— Marc Anthony

Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn’t guarantee success but without it you don’t have a chance.

— Alex Rodriguez

All I do really is go to work and try to be professional be on time and be prepared.

— Ben Affleck

And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter.

— Beatrice Wood

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you they will honor and serve you.

— Mary Kay Ash

The government is not your salvation. The government is not your road to prosperity. Hard work education will take you far beyond what any government program can ever promise.

— Mia Love

Work joyfully and peacefully knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.

— James Allen

After all it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them it had better be life.

— Joseph Brodsky

Inconsiderate rude behavior drives me nuts. And I guess the inconsiderate rudeness of social ineptitude definitely fuels my work.

— Cindy Sherman

I believe in stopping work and eating lunch.

— L’Wren Scott

Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.

— Paul Coffey

Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

— Charles Kingsley

To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end and God is the end.

— Ramakrishna

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.

— James M. Barrie

It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else.

— James M. Barrie

Evil gains work their punishment.

— Sophocles

I was looking for a husband but meanwhile to survive I had to work.

— Helen Reddy

I know some people say it’s not the best to work with your family but I have never understood that because it’s always worked so well for me.

— Kim Kardashian

A little girl who finds a puzzle frustrating might ask her busy mother (or teacher) for help. The child gets one message if her mother expresses clear pleasure at the request and quite another if mommy responds with a curt ‘Don’t bother me – I’ve got important work to do.’

— Daniel Goleman

It’s a lot easier to do good work when you have good words to say and work with good people.

— Mark Harmon

The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work but in the excellence of the work he produces.

— Thomas Aquinas

It is possible to demonstrate God’s existence although not a priori yet a posteriori from some work of His more surely known to us.

— Thomas Aquinas

I’m free of stress and worries now because if I don’t like something I’m doing I just find the fun in it instead of being miserable. Let me have fun with the people I work with let me have fun making money – when I grew up so poor ya know?

— Jenny McCarthy

Pray thee spare thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.

— Thomas Aquinas

Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists on playful words or deeds. Therefore it becomes a wise and virtuous man to have recourse to such things at times.

— Thomas Aquinas

I’ve always wanted to work with Warren Beatty.

— Quentin Tarantino

When you’re around me and really see that all I do is live and breathe for my work it’s not strange it’s just Gaga.

— Lady Gaga

I work very hard but when God opens that door for you – when life opens that door for you I should say – I think it’s important to be giving to return the love back.

— Lady Gaga

I believe we should work to end all racism in American society and staunchly defend the inherent rights of every person.

— Rand Paul

Artists don’t talk about art. Artists talk about work. If I have anything to say to young writers it’s stop thinking of writing as art. Think of it as work.

— Paddy Chayefsky

I don’t try to focus on anything that doesn’t affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I’m just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.

— Tim Tebow

Authority doesn’t work without prestige or prestige without distance.

— Charles de Gaulle

The only time some people work like a horse is when the boss rides them.

— Gabriel Heatter

I am a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

— Stephen Leacock

I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time.

— David Bowie

As Americans we don’t see the role of government as guaranteeing outcomes but allowing free men and women to flourish based on their own vision their hard work and their personal responsibility.

— Rick Perry

Seek the lofty by reading hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

— Thornton Wilder

We’ve got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes some work in breweries.

— Pete Coors

Create like a god command like a king work like a slave.

— Constantin Brancusi

To write the lives of the great in separating them from their works necessarily ends by above all stressing their pettiness because it is in their work that they have put the best of themselves.

— Simone Weil

The contemporary form of true greatness lies in a civilization founded on the spirituality of work.

— Simone Weil

People who make the choice to study work hard or do whatever they endeavor is to give it the max on themselves to reach to the top level. And you have the people who get envy and jealous yet are not willing to put that work in and they want to get the same praise.

— Evander Holyfield

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest.

— Dylan Thomas

I love my work with a frenetic and perverse love as an ascetic loves the hair shirt which scratches his belly.

— Gustave Flaubert

There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.

— Woodrow Wilson

I don’t feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.

— Hank Aaron

My work is a game a very serious game.

— M. C. Escher

The bottom line is when people are crystal clear about the most important priorities of the organization and team they work with and prioritized their work around those top priorities not only are they many times more productive they discover they have the time they need to have a whole life.

— Stephen Covey

You musn’t force sex to do the work of love or love to do the work of sex.

— Mary McCarthy

You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.

— Jerry West

Choose a field that will supply sufficient remuneration to provide adequately for your companion and your children. I bear testimony that these criteria are very important in choosing your life’s work.

— Thomas S. Monson

Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.

— Soichiro Honda

So this is the space during tutoring hours. It’s very busy. Same principles: one-on-one attention complete devotion to the students’ work and a boundless optimism and sort of a possibility of creativity and ideas.

— Dave Eggers

I don’t have anything to say about other people’s art and their work.

— Dolly Parton

Will it and set to work briskly.

— Friedrich Schiller

When I was younger I probably didn’t understand something basic about tact but I think it kept faint-hearted people at arm’s distance and that’s not such a bad thing because life is short and I know the kind of people I want to work with.

— Debra Winger

Education is the power to think clearly the power to act well in the worlds work and the power to appreciate life.

— Brigham Young

Generally a chef’s book is like a calling card or a portfolio to display their personal work.

— Sally Schneider

I don’t need the money dear. I work for art.

— Maria Callas

America is at that awkward stage it’s too late to work within the system but too early to shoot the bastards.

— Claire Wolfe

When I work a game as an analyst all I do is look at the game like a coach.

— Lou Holtz

The average husband enjoys the total effect of his home but is usually unable to contribute any of the details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable.

— Havelock Ellis

For his heart was in his work and the heart giveth grace unto every art.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I’ve made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard.

— Paris Hilton

The outward work will never be puny if the inward work is great.

— Meister Eckhart

I think what made it difficult for people to get and still makes it difficult for people to get is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that my music doesn’t exist without the performance-art element.

— Lady Gaga

I keep guitars that are you know the neck’s a little bit bent and it’s a little bit out of tune. I want to work and battle it and conquer it and make it express whatever attitude I have at that moment. I want it to be a struggle.

— Jack White

I told you I’m not going to criticize my successor. I’ll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don’t believe that persuasion isn’t going to work. Therapy isn’t going to cause terrorists to change their mind.

— George W. Bush

Government’s role should be only to keep the playing field level and to work hand in hand with business on issues such as employment. But beyond this to as great an extent as possible it should get the hell out of the way.

— Jesse Ventura

Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up get to work and get triumphantly through it.

— Ralph Marston

In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger hard work and iron resolution.

— Wendell Willkie

I’m just an individual who doesn’t feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I’m working for me.

— David Bowie

Fear God and work hard.

— David Livingstone

A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.

— Vladimir Nabokov

I don’t like to work with assistants. I’m already one too many the camera alone would be enough.

— Alfred Eisenstaedt

I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don’t want people to think that ‘Let’s Move’ is about complete utter deprivation. It’s about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families.

— Michelle Obama

A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well but she’ll appear in film and it won’t work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don’t know.

— Oliver Stone

My success was due to good luck hard work and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.

— Mark Warner

I was all about my thoughts my work my inspiration. I was always in hair.

— Vidal Sassoon

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.

— Roger Staubach

I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions and it took its toll on all my relationships on my physical health my emotional and mental health.

— Tony Shalhoub

Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Take your heart to work and ask the most and best of everybody else too.

— Meryl Streep

I have always been pushed by the negative. The apparent failure of a play sends me back to my typewriter that very night before the reviews are out. I am more compelled to get back to work than if I had a success.

— Tennessee Williams

Everything considered work is less boring than amusing oneself.

— Charles Baudelaire

Having played many roles of scientific intellect I do have an empathy for that world. It’s been hard on me because flying the Enterprise for seven years in Star Trek and sitting in Cerebro in X-men has led people to believe that I know what I’m talking about. But I’m still trying to work out how to operate the air conditioning unit on my car.

— Patrick Stewart

We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city.

— Alvar Aalto

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.

— William Safire

I don’t think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it’s certainly worth a try.

— Steven Spielberg

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner.

— Norman Douglas

Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsiblity to be equal members of society.

— Janet Jackson

I wasn’t born a fool. It took work to get this way.

— Danny Kaye

I think I’ve got my business notions and my sense for that sort of thing from my dad. My dad never had a chance to go to school. He couldn’t read and write. But he was so smart. He was just one of those people that could just make the most of anything and everything that he had to work with.

— Dolly Parton

I don’t think I am evangelical in my work.

— J. K. Rowling

Teach us O Lord the disciplines of patience for to wait is often harder than to work.

— Peter Marshall

If you love something – and there are things that I love – you do want more and more and more of it but that’s not the way to produce good work.

— J. K. Rowling

My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself and it’s like therapy.

— Pamela Anderson

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.

— Herman Melville

I have learned not to read reviews. Period. And I hate reviewers. All of them or at least all but two or three. Life is much simpler ignoring reviews and the nasty people who write them. Critics should find meaningful work.

— John Grisham

Writing is hard work and bad for the health.

— E. B. White

A man is educated and turned out to work. But a woman is educated and turned out to grass.

— Pearl S. Buck

I don’t pay to have my dirty work done for me. I do it myself.

— Ted Nugent

Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That’s not what life’s about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel you will never do good work. And if you’re overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?

— Cate Blanchett

It will work. I am a marketing genius.

— Paris Hilton

The Republicans need to work on registration and getting out their vote and their early voters and absentees. Grassroots stuff.

— Rush Limbaugh

You should always be well and bright for so you do your best work and you have so much beautiful work to do. The world needs it and you must give it!

— Marie Corelli

Why are people unemployed? Because there is no work. Why is there no work? Because people are not buying products and services. Why are people not buying products and services? Because they have no money. Why do people have no money? Because they are unemployed.

— Craig Bruce

I was raised not to be rude but I also try to get the best work out of people.

— Dick Wolf

An idea isn’t worth much until a man is found who has the energy and ability to make it work.

— William Feather

Well just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn’t work. You can be politically incorrect if you’re smart.

— Mel Brooks

Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t.

— Thomas S. Monson

If you can laugh together you can work together.

— Robert Orben

You see my mother was a district nurse until she died when I was 14 and we used to move from time to time because of her work.

— Paul McCartney

I don’t think about my previous success. I’m happy that the work I’ve done has been very successful.

— Aaliyah

Letting go of things and not being afraid of being ridiculous or over the top – I think that’s the main thing for me to work on.

— Charlotte Gainsbourg

To me as long as we’ve known each other I’ve always thought Mick’s most brilliant thing was that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting performance.

— Keith Richards

Every man should have laws of his own I should think commandments of his own for every man has a different set of circumstances wherein to work – or worry.

— Gilbert Parker

But I’m pretty good with collaborative thinking. I work well with other people.

— David Bowie

Like all technology social media is neutral but is best put to work in the service of building a better world.

— Simon Mainwaring

I suppose for me as an artist it wasn’t always just about expressing my work I really wanted more than anything else to contribute in some way to the culture that I was living in. It just seemed like a challenge to move it a little bit towards the way I thought it might be interesting to go.

— David Bowie

Work with your competitors when the interest of the community and planet are at stake.

— Simon Mainwaring

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.

— Edward Gibbon

An investigator starts research in a new field with faith a foggy idea and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.

— Donald Cram

More and more companies are reaching out to their suppliers and contractors to work jointly on issues of sustainability environmental responsibility ethics and compliance.

— Simon Mainwaring

I find in working always the disturbing intrusion of elements not a part of my most interested vision and the inevitable obliteration and replacement of this vision by the work itself as it proceeds.

— Edward Hopper

What I had to prove was that I had a dedication and a desire and a passion to do the work and everything else would fall in place because I have a vision that I want to portray and it did and I do it. I don’t sell anything.

— Kim Weston

The companies that make meaningful contributions while also listening to the voices of others are the ones that will genuinely engage their community who will then go to work for them.

— Simon Mainwaring

More brands are waking up to their social responsibility and doing good work through cause marketing campaigns. Yet too many still go about it the wrong way. I mean ‘wrong’ in two senses. Firstly they are marketing ineffectively and secondly as a consequence their positive social impact is not maximized.

— Simon Mainwaring

I don’t think people understand that being poor means you have to work from dawn until dusk just to survive through the day. I think there’s some notion that poor people lie about all day not doing anything.

— Emma Thompson

There’s an adage that is an apt description of the new dynamic at work between brands and consumers connected through social media: People support what they help to build. But now that many brands are launching community-driven cause marketing campaigns the challenge becomes what to do next?

— Simon Mainwaring

I think of doing a series as very hard work. But then I’ve talked to coal miners and that’s really hard work.

— William Shatner

The whole essence of good drawing – and of good thinking perhaps – is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.

— Chuck Jones

I’m very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It’s the most beautiful compliment the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.

— Nick Cave

It’s continuously humbling to work hard you know? As long as you’ve got a good work ethic and a sense of humor I don’t think anybody can become too much of an egoist under those circumstances.

— Rachael Ray

I work to stay alive.

— Bette Davis

Men of genius sometimes accomplish most when they work the least for they are thinking out inventions and forming in their minds the perfect idea that they subsequently express with their hands.

— Giorgio Vasari

Create your own method. Don’t depend slavishly on mine. Make up something that will work for you! But keep breaking traditions I beg you.

— Constantin Stanislavski

I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.

— Bette Davis

Work while you work play while you play – this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.

— Theodor Adorno

In the execution of Presidential decisions work to be true to his views in fact and tone.

— Donald Rumsfeld

The father figure is something I love but also suffocate from and want to work against.

— Ang Lee

Wherever smart people work doors are unlocked.

— Steve Wozniak

My nervous system is enfeebled only work in oils can sustain me.

— Paul Cezanne

I think I can work with any type of actor.

— Ang Lee

The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there’s some intelligence behind the cartoons and there’s a lot of work that’s gone into it so it can’t all be just a lie.

— Damon Albarn

We’re all of us guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.

— Tennessee Williams

These days I’m mostly familiar with two parts of L.A.: one is movie culture and the other is Asian culture. The Westside is work and the Eastside is Chinese – which means my friends.

— Ang Lee

Rough work iconoclasm but the only way to get at truth.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes

I’m actually living my life with the material I choose to work with.

— Ang Lee

Always work hard be honest and be proud of who you are.

— Patricia Velasquez

I get that same queasy nervous thrilling feeling every time I go to work. That’s never worn off since I was 12 years-old with my dad’s 8-millimeter movie camera.

— Steven Spielberg

People who own property feel a sense of ownership in their future and their society. They study save work strive and vote. And people trapped in a culture of tenancy do not.

— Henry Louis Gates

There’s only one growth strategy: work hard.

— William Hague

Work is the price which is paid for reputation.

— Baltasar Gracian

Breast cancer is not just a disease that strikes at women. It strikes at the very heart of who we are as women: how others perceive us how we perceive ourselves how we live work and raise our families-or whether we do these things at all.

— Debbie Wasserman Schultz

You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent you can achieve success.

— Julie Benz

We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources.

— Bo Bennett

Australians are coffee snobs. An influx of Italian immigrants after World War II ensured that – we probably had the word ‘cappuccino’ about 20 years before America. Cafe culture is really big for Aussies. We like to work hard but we take our leisure time seriously.

— Hugh Jackman

You’re basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won’t work. That’s why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India Pakistan Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They’re all religious problems.

— Jack Kevorkian

I find it some of the hardest photography and the most challenging photography I’ve ever done. It’s a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.

— Galen Rowell

Avon is a unique place to work we’ve got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company 46 percent of our officers are women.

— Andrea Jung

Golf is good it means I get some fresh air and exercise take my mind off work and see some of the landscape of the place I’m visiting.

— Harry Connick Jr.

So there’s no such thing as work-life balance. There’s work and there’s life and there’s no balance.

— Sheryl Sandberg

What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life.

— Rick Perry

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.

— Brian Eno

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.

— Caspar David Friedrich

The artist belongs to his work not the work to the artist.

— Novalis

My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful but when I had to choose one or the other I usually chose the beautiful.

— Tom Stoppard

Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult Tucker and Blown Away but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.

— Jeff Bridges

I was interested by the idea that artists working in a totalitarian dictatorship or tsarist autocracy are secretly and slightly shamefully envied by artists who work in freedom. They have the gratification of intense interest: the authorities want to put them in jail while there are younger readers for whom what they write is pure oxygen.

— Tom Stoppard

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