Jobs Quotes and Sayings

Posted by Brian

Masochism is a valuable job skill. – Chuck Palahniuk

A real job is a job you hate. – Bill Watterson

If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job. – Tom Landry

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example. – Daniel Goleman

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

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important. – Bertrand Russell

When I was growing up, my parents told me, ‘Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.’ I tell my daughters, ‘Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.’ – Thomas Friedman

It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too. – Josh Billings

If my films make one more person miserable, I’ll feel I have done my job. – Woody Allen

Parenting is the most important job on the planet next to keeping Gary Busey off the nation’s highways. – Dennis Miller

When we were starting off as kids, just the idea of maybe going to do this as a living instead of getting what we thought was going to be a boring job, was exciting. – Paul McCartney

The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job. – Ronald Reagan

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. – John Kenneth Galbraith

A job done well stays well done forever.

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. – Ogden Nash

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. – Jim Rohn

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

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. – William J. Bennett, The Book of Virtues

There is no indispensable man.

We had hundreds of thousands of people all dedicated to doing the perfect job, and I think they did about as well as anyone could ever have expected. – Neil Armstrong

My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington. – Barack Obama

I still consider it a summer job, though. So, I try to maintain that summer job as long as I can. But it’s exciting to be able to have the opportunity to do things I always dreamed of as a kid. – Jimmy Buffett

We have work to do, and Tuesday Americans sent Washington a clear message – get the job done. – Rahm Emanuel

Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America.  If I’m not there, I go to work. – Robert Orben

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. – Fred Astaire

We have finished the job, what shall we do with the tools? – Haile Selassie

You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done. – Chuck Yeager

Do your job and demand your compensation – but in that order. – Cary Grant

Don’t you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don’t even have to be true! – Dave Barry

I don’t want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job. – Samuel Goldwyn


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