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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

Related topics: Dad

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

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

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

I find that the harder I work,
the more luck I seem to have.
- Thomas Jefferson

I have not failed.
I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
- Thomas Edison

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

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

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

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

The choice is to work alone to be a little
more successful than the next person,
or to work together for the great betterment of humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My experience has been that work is
almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There is joy in work.
There is no happiness except in the realization
that we have accomplished something.
- Henry Ford

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

Work as smart as you are able.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The harder I work, the luckier I get.
- Samuel Goldwyn

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

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

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
- Vince Lombardi

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

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

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

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

Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.
- Horace

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

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

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

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

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry Kaiser

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
- Thomas Edison

Hard work pays off.
- Anonymous

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

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

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

Profit is a by-product of work;
happiness is its chief product.
- Henry Ford

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

There is no substitute for hard work.
- Thomas Edison

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

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

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

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

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

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers


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