Top Quotes About Jobs And The Workplace

writing-336370_640We gathered a few great quotes about the workplace and jobs. Some of the quotes are inspirational, some of them will make you nod in agreement and hopefully there are some that make you laugh.

Enjoy! And feel free to share it with your favorite co-workers.

“Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.” – Paula Poundstone

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.” – Niels Bohr

“Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” C. N. Parkinson

“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” – Ben Franklin

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

“An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man’s entire existence.” – Honoré de Balzac

“What is it that you like doing? If you don’t like it, get out of it, because you’ll be lousy at it.” – Lee Iacocca

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius
“Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” – Sam Ewing

“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Maya Angelou

“A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.” – Dean Acheson

“Eventually the person who tries to fix the problem will be blamed for causing it.” – Robert Brault

“Your Business clothes are naturally attracted to staining liquids. This attraction is strongest just before an important meeting.” – Scott Adams

“I’ve used up all my sick days so I’m calling in dead.” – Author Unknown

“Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.” – Douglas Adams

“Law of the Alibi: If you tell the boss you were late for work because you had a flat tire, the very next morning you will have a flat tire.” – Author Unknown

“Researchers at Harvard say that taking a power nap for an hour in the afternoon can totally refresh you. They say that by the time you wake up you’ll feel so good, you’ll be able to start looking for a new job.” – Jay Leno

“Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?” – Edgar Bergen

“Actual meanings of various terms: TEAM WORK: Having somebody else you can blame it on. HARDWARE: The part of a computer you can kick when there are software problems. IMPATIENT: Somebody who is waiting in a hurry. INFLATION: Paying today’s prices with last year’s salary.” – Author Unknown