Job quotes and sayings

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
Aristotle

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H. Jackson Browne

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

If a job is worth doing, it’s worth doing well.
Proverb

More quotes

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t
Martin Van Buren

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
Oscar Wilde

People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.
Joe Gibbs

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it Autograph your work with excellence.
Anonymous

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job.
George Crane

A real job is a job you hate.
Bill Watterson

Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing. the result.
Vince Lombardi

Nobody can be successful if he doesn’t love his work, love his job.
David Sarnoff

Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
James Matthew Barrie

Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.
Hamilton Holt

Never turn down a job because you think it’s too small; you don’t know where it can lead.
Julia Morgan

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.

My job is never work….the only time it seems like work is when I’d rather be doing something else.
Anonymous

Our work is the presentation of our capabilities.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

It is the job that is never started that takes longest to finish.
J.R.R. Tolkien

Only undertake what you can do in an excellent fashion. There are no prizes for average performance.
Brian Tracy

I think the person who takes a job in order to live – that is to say, for the money – has turned himself into a slave.
Joseph Campbell

Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.
Anonymous

The person who know “how” will always have job. The person who knows “why” will always be his boss.
Diane Ravitch

Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

A job done well stays well done forever.
Anonymous

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

Many people quit looking for work when they find a job.
Zig Ziglar

You can’t do today’s job with yesterday’s methods and be in business tomorrow.
Anonymous

The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.
Robert Frost

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford

Ask yourself, “If all jobs paid $2 an hour, what job would I want to do?” When you answer that question, start doing it, even if you have to do it for free at first.
Greg Aldrik

Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you’ll have more success than you could possibly have imagined.
Roger Caras

The secret of success is doing well the job close at hand.
Anonymous

Successful people begin where failures leave off. Never settle for ‘just getting the job done.’ Excel!
Tom Hopkins

Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests.
Brian Tracy

All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Aristotle

To succeed in life in today’s world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job.
Chin-Ning Chu

The tougher the job, the greater the reward.
George Allen

The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.
Anonymous

Doing a job badly and then getting someone in to sort it out can be much more expensive than getting someone in to do the job properly in the first place.
Sarah Beeny

For many people a job is more than an income – it’s an important part of who we are. So a career transition of any sort is one of the most unsettling experiences you can face in your life.
Paul Clitheroe

Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it.
Jack Nichols

If you have a job without any aggravations, you don’t have a job.
Malcolm S. Forbes

Now we’ve got around seven thousand people working, and that to me is fantastically satisfying.. more than dollars and cents, because I just believe that the greatest thing you can give someone is a job.
Janet Holmes

It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S Truman

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn’t you say so? There’s a support group for that. It’s called everybody, and they meet at the bar.
Drew Carey

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.
Malcolm S. Forbes

We shall neither fail nor falter; we shall not weaken or tire…give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Sir Winston Churchill

One important key to success is self confidence. An important key to self confidence is preparation.
Arthur Ashe

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
William J. Bennett

People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader’s job is to help people have vision of their potential.
John Porter

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.
Anonymous

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
Oprah Winfrey

Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
Doug Larson

Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money.
William Lyon Phelps

I don’t care if I was a ditch-digger at a dollar a day, I’d want to do my job better than the fellow next to me. I’d want to be the best at whatever I do.
Branch Rickey

We’re supposed to be perfect our first day on the job and then show constant improvement.
Ed Vargo

It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Niccolo Machiavelli