Job quotes and sayings

Good government only happens when the people working in it do their jobs, and do them well.
Matthew Lesko

Men without jobs do not form families.
Eleanor Holmes Norton

Keeping taxes low and restraining spending leads to a vibrant economy; it leads to new jobs; it leads to better opportunities; and it leads to a shrinking deficit.
George Bush

Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money in that order; it is a process, a never ending one.
Bel Kaufman

The most important job is not to be governor, or first lady in my case.
George W. Bush

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Pearl Bailey

Leaders are made, not born. You learn to become a leader by doing what other excellent leaders have done before you. You become proficient in your job or skill, and then you become proficient at understanding the motivations and behaviors of other people.
Brian Tracy

Most new jobs won’t come from our biggest employers. They will come from our smallest. We’ve got to do everything we can to make entrepreneurial dreams a reality.
Ross Perot

The director is simply the audience. His job is to preside over accidents.
Orson Welles

My political opinions lean more and more to anarchy† The most improper job of any man is bossing other men.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

There’s a big difference between confidence and conceit. To me, conceit is bragging about yourself. Being confident means you believe you can get the job done, but you know you can’t get your job done unless you also have the confidence that the other guys are going to get their job done too. Without them, I’m nothing.
Johnny Unitas

Being a good artist is the toughest job you could pick, and you have to be a little nuts to take it on. I love them all.
Charles Saatchi

Our job is to keep humble, God’s job is to exalt us. If we take over God’s job, Then He will take over our Job. God does not like to be unemployed.
Joseph Cubby

I started getting jobs, and I thought it was going to be real easy.
Ron Silver

If a trainstation is where the train stops, what’s a workstation?

Amidst all the clutter, beyond all the obstacles, aside from all the static, are the goals set. Put your head down, do the best job possible, let the flak pass, and work towards those goals.
Donald Rumsfeld

Our talents are the gift that God gives to us… What we make of our talents is our gift back to God.
Leo Buscaglia

There is no indispensable man.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
Bella Abzug

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

The extra pass and the extra effort on defense always get the job done.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

It is the job of thinking people, not to be on the side of the executioners.
Albert Camus

If I were a serious person, I’d probably have a real job.
Harrison Ford

I’m lucky. I’m the luckiest guy in the world. I never really had a job. I was a football player, then a football coach, then a football broadcaster. It’s been my life. Pro football has been my life since 1967. I’ve enjoyed every part of it. Never once did it ever feel like work.
John Madden

I’m lucky to not have a real job, to be able to express myself, be creative and be relevant.
Gwen Stefani

I’ve met a few people in my time who were enthusiastic about hard work. And it was just my luck that all of them happened to be men I was working for at the time.
Bill Gold

Commuter – one who spends his life In riding to and from his wife; A man who shaves and takes a train, And then rides back to shave again.
E.B. White

Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
Howard Aiken

People can be unreliable and disloyal; possessions can lose their value; jobs that once stimulated you can become boring. But principles remain steady through it all.
Nido Qubein

The problem with the designated driver program, it’s not a desirable job, but if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At the end of the night, drop them off at the wrong house.
Jeff Foxworthy

Being a husband is a whole time job.That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it.
Arnold Bennett

There’s no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
Wayne Dyer

Obviously we want to keep the jobs we’ve got.
Jennifer Granholm

Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
Douglas Adams

The number one sign you have nothing to do at work: The 4th Division of Paperclips has overrun the Pushpin Infantry and General White-Out has called for a new skirmish.
Fred Barling

If they will only do their job† that is all that they are being overpaid for.
David Oliver Selznick

Let’s take care of the necessities first: give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty.
Eartha Kitt

I’d be hanging out in my bathrobe all day, stinky, just writing, and my mom allowed me to do this-as long as I was writing songs. She said, ‘As long as you’re seriously working on music, I’ll support you. Don’t get a job, because if you work, it will crush you.’
Rufus Wainwright

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
Golda Meir

My job is a job to make decisions. I’m a decision.. if the job description were, what do you do.. it’s decision maker.
George Bushism

It’s not the most intellectual job in the world, but I do have to know the letters.
Vanna White

My job is to make people money. If I don’t include every factor that moves a stock-market psychology included-then I’m not doing my job.
Thomas Kurlak

My job as the writer is to fool you. Your job as the reader is to see if you can catch me at it.
Sue Grafton

Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.
Henry David Thoreau

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

My job, as I see it, has never been to laya tit’s egg, but to erupt like a volcano emitting not only flame but a lot of rubbish.

We’re leaving the House to people who either were born with a silver spoon in their mouth… or couldn’t get better jobs in the first place.
Jerry Lewis

We want passion for our business.. workers who can interpret and execute our mission, who want to build a career, not just take a temporary job.
Howard Schultz

No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home or in the office.
Gloria Steinem

Our job is only to hold up the mirror — to tell and show the public what has happened.
Walter Cronkite

I couldn’t get any jobs, and when that happens, you get so humble it’s disgusting. I didn’t feel like a man anymore –I felt really creepy. I was bumping into walls and saying, “Excuse me.”
Joe Pesci

Masochism is a valuable job skill.
Chuck Palahniuk

I want†the $60 GI job and no medals on my chest.
Dwight Eisenhower

The man lies late since he has lost his job, smokes on one elbow, letting his coughs fall thinly into an air too poor to rob.
Edwin George Morgan

A job on a newspaper is a special thing. Every day you take something that you found out about, and you put it down and in a matter of hours it becomes a product. Not just a product like a can or something.
Jimmy Breslin

Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities.
Solomon Ortiz

I do a job I really, really love and I kind of have fun with. People think you can’t be grown up unless you’re moaning about your job.
Robert Smith

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

You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed.
Larry Flynt

Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs.
Herbert Hoover