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Work Ethic Quotes
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I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

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I guess maybe another gift I have is a great work ethic.
- Vince McMahon

I suspect that American workers have come to lack a work ethic.
They do not live by the sweat of their brow.
- Kiichi Miyazawa

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.
- George J. Mitchell

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There was no way we'd ever get spoiled.
Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

They see a work ethic in both of us.
But, they also see that my husband is more in control of his future,
and I am more reliant on other sources for my career.
- Jami Gertz

The American work ethic is something to be admired.
Our workforce, regardless of position,
works hard to produce the best product and serve customers
to the best of their ability.
- Leonard Boswell


 

Everyone talks about age, but it's not about age.
It's about work ethic.
Winning never gets old.
- Lisa Leslie

I suppose all of us - we have the old Protestant work
ethic of feeling guilty when you're not working,
and getting a buzz from feeling like you're really busy.
That's the reason to sort of carry on.
- Jonny Greenwood

Personally, I have nothing against work,
particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively,
by someone else.
I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an "ethic."
- Barbara Ehrenreich

I know the pressures of being the daughter of a great actress.
But it's inspiring.
You learn so much that other people don't get to learn until later on.
My father being a director, I learnt a real work ethic.
- Natasha Richardson

Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the
legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables,
preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
- James H. Douglas

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You only live once -
but if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover,
through the detours of art, those two or three great
and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
- Albert Camus

The difference between work and play lies 100%
in the attitude of the participant.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing will work unless you do.
- Maya Angelou

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
- Irvin S. Cobb

After two weeks of working on a project,
you know whether it will work or not.
- Bill Budge

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck

Work, look for peace and calm in work:
you will find it nowhere else.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done,
and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.
- Ann Richards

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work,
ask him: 'Whose?'
- Don Marquis

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately
degenerate into hard work.
- Peter Drucker

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

If you don't want to work you have to work to earn
enough money so that you won't have to work.
- Ogden Nash

And to get real work experience, you need a job,
and most jobs will require you to have had either real
work experience or a graduate degree.
- Donald Norman

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
- Harry Golden

It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.
- Pablo Picasso

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Confidence is the most important single factor in this game,
and no matter how great your natural talent,
there is only one way to obtain and sustain it: work.
- Jack Nicklaus

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
- Al Capp

We work to become, not to acquire.
- Elbert Hubbard

Work is a necessity for man.
Man invented the alarm clock.
- Pablo Picasso

Ya gots to work with what you gots to work with.
- Stevie Wonder

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having,
except as a result of hard work.
- Booker T. Washington

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Work is accomplished by those employees who have not
yet reached their level of incompetence.
- Laurence J. Peter

Work out your own salvation.
Do not depend on others.
- The Buddha

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
- Henry J. Kaiser

The more I want to get something done,
the less I call it work.
- Richard Bach

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

Your work is to discover your world
and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
- The Buddha

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going
sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
- J. Paul Getty

Work is not man's punishment.
It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.
- George Sand

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
- Elbert Hubbard

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle

Work like you don't need the money.
Love like you've never been hurt.
Dance like nobody's watching.
- Satchel Paige

Choose a job you love,
and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius

Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.
- George Halas

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If it is surely the means to the highest end we know,
can any work be humble or disgusting?
Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder,
the means by which we are translated?
- Henry David Thoreau

Work alone is noble.
- Thomas Carlyle

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually
get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
- Robert Frost

When more and more people are thrown out of work,
unemployment results.
- Calvin Coolidge

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

Nature is my manifestation of God.
I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Without work, all life goes rotten.
But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
- Albert Camus


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