Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice, and poverty. - Voltaire

The happiest people I know are those who are busy working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are drifting along with no worthwhile objectives in mind. - Zig Ziglar

A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. Don't turn your desk into a workstation.

Nobody owes anybody anything; it's up to each individual to set high standards for himself or herself, and to set about working hard and creating a solid future. - Katharine Hepburn

There are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. - Indira Gandhi

Work is a mysterious thing; many of us claim to hate it, but it takes a grip on us that is so fierce that it captures emotions and loyalties we never knew were there. - Bob Greene

Work as if you were to live 100 years, Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin

The end is the crown of any work. - Russian Proverb

The hardest work in the world is being out of work.- Whitney M. Young, Jr.

Find something you love to do and you'll never have to work a day in your life. - Harvey Mackay

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

Work well done makes pleasure more fun. - German Proverb

I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun. - Thomas Edison

Look at your choices, pick the best one, then go to work with all your heart. - Pat Riley

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction. - Anne Frank

It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure why take the chance? - Ronald Reagan

My favorite four-letter words are 'hard work.' - John Wayne

The secret of joy in work is contained in one word - excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it. - Pearl S. Buck

Ask God's blessing on your work, but don't ask him to do it for you. - Dame Flora Robson

The work will teach you how to do it. - Estonian Proverb

The work praises the man. - Irish Proverb

To make a living is no longer enough. Work has to make a life. - Peter Drucker

I've read that I flew up the hills and mountains of France. But you don't fly up a hill. You struggle slowly and painfully up a hill, and maybe, if you work very hard, you get to the top ahead of everybody else. - Lance Armstrong

Always you have been told that work is a curse and labour a misfortune. But I say to you that when you work you fulfill a part of earth's furthest dream, assigned to you when that dream was born, and in keeping yourself with labour you are in truth loving life... - Kahlil Gibran

I think I'll work all my life. When you're having fun, why stop having fun? - Helen Thomas

You can employ men and hire hands to work for you, but you will have to win their hearts to have them work with you. - William J. H. Boetcker

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan. - Norman Vincent Peale

To work is to pray. - Latin Proverb

Enthusiasm is traveling to work Monday morning at the same speed you go home on Friday afternoon. - Joe Heuer

If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow. - Don Herold

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

When you are making a success of something, it's not work. It's a way of life. You enjoy yourself because you are making your contributions to the world. - Andy Granatelli

The best preparation for tomorrow is to do today's work superbly well. - William Osler

The more I understand myself, the more effectively I can work with others. - Zig Ziglar

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

Work is the price you pay for money.

Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit. - Helena Rubinstein

No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt. - Max Beerbohm

I look back on my life like a good day's work--it was done and I am satisfied with it. I was happy and contented; I knew nothing better and made the best out of what life offered. - Grandma (Anna Mary) Moses

Just as there are no little people or unimportant lives, there is no insignificant work. - Elena Bonner

Imagination without hard work is usually barren; and what is more, the brighter the imagination the greater the amount of work required to its full fruition. - Abbott Lawrence Lowell

When you work, work, and when you play, play. Don't get the two mixed up. - Jim Rohn

Work is like tennis: if you play with someone better than you, the challenge and stimulation will stretch your game. - Franz Metcalf and B.J. Gallagher Hateley

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else. - J.M. Barrie