Job quotes and sayings

You got to like your work. You have got to like what you are doing, you have got to be doing something worthwhile so you can like it.. because it is worthwhile, that it makes a difference, don’t you see?
Colonel Sanders

It helps if you really enjoy your jobs. If you don’t, then just think about the money.
Lisa Nicole Carson

So the L blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning.
Bible

I see a lot of people who love their jobs. I see some garbage collectors smiling as they go about their work.
Willie Stargell

People would ask me how I could stand the long campaigning, how I could stand being charged with the responsibilities of a great nation, one of the most powerful and difficult jobs in the world. It wasn’t any more difficult than picking cotton all day or shaking peanuts.
Jimmy Carter

I don’t want to spend my life doing jobs that I don’t care about.
Steven Hill

There’s a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize.
Walter Cronkite

The people who do not get jobs are often the most vulnerable in our society, and joblessness is a terrible plight for anyone who suffers from it.
Tim Bishop

To be serious, if we were only interested in earning big money then a politician would have to go and work in industry.
Angela Merkel

And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.
Donald Norman

If you’re not adapting to the very rapidly changing environment, if you can’t think creatively, you lose big in this society because there are very few jobs for you left.
Robert Sternberg

Statistics indicate that, as a result of overwork, modern executives are dropping like flies on the nation’s golf courses.
Ira Wallach

Children are not simply commodities to be herded into line and trained for the jobs that white people who live in segregated neighborhoods have available.
Jonathan Kozol

I’ve lost tremendous amounts of money in various markets and I think that that’s something that makes you better at my job, not worse.
Jim Cramer

Once you’ve gotten the job, there’s nothing to it. If you’re an actor, you’re an actor. Doing it is not the hard part. The hard part is getting to do it.
Morgan Freeman

We want work and we want honest jobs. Our minds and our hands will be our keep!
Viktor Yushchenko

Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.
Paula Poundstone

Although I have to admit I have despised a couple of people simply because they have never had a job in their lives.
Jeffrey Bernard

My job is to listen to ideas, maybe cook up a few of my own, and make decisions based on what’s good for the shareholders and for the company.
Philip Knight

No vers is libre for the man who wants to do a good job.
T.S. Eliot

A judge is a student who marks his own exam paper.
Anonymous

I have an amazing job. But you need more than fame to be happy. If anybody is in this business to get famous, they ought to get out, because everybody falls off the shortlist eventually. Everybody.
Kate Hudson

I’m just a fun loving girl from Florida and I have a great heart and you know music is my passion. I would hate to go back to my desk job back at home because it’s really not for me at all.
Melissa Mcghee

A book comes and says, “Write me.” My job is to try to serve it to the best of my ability, which is never good enough, but all I can do is listen to it, do what it tells me and collaborate.
Madeleine L’Engle

Women are always being tested . . . but ultimately, each of us has to define who we are individually and then do the very best job we can to grow into it.
Hillary Rodham Clinton

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Douglas Adams

Small and mid-sized companies in this country historically have been responsible for creating the overwhelming majority of new jobs in the private sector. One of the most-common misconceptions about our private enterprise system is that large companies, such as the Fortune 500, are integral to the process of job creation in this country. The truth is quite the opposite.
Michael Milken

I’m passionate, I’m driven at my job and I also am compassionate with people. We all think we can save somebody that we love.
Jennifer Lopez

It is our job to make women unhappy with what they have.
B Earl Puckett

Every job I’ve ever gotten has been an accident. All the jobs I actually go after, I don’t get.
Moon Unit Zappa

America has much to gain in terms of jobs and trade by meeting the growing world demand for advanced, environmentally sound technologies.
John McCain

Time and again we have learned that the best way to achieve growth and create jobs is for hardworking people to keep more of their own money in their own pockets.
Chris Chocola

The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
Francis Bacon

Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind.
Aldo Leopold

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

Therefore doth Job open his mouth in vain; he multiplieth words without knowledge.
Bible

The truth is that I’m constitutionally incapable of doing an ordinary job.
Dylan Moran

Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together.
Jesse Jackson

The greatest real thrill that life offers is to create, to construct, to develop something useful. Too often we fail to recognize and pay tribute to the creative spirit. It is that spirit that creates our jobs.
Alfred P. Sloan

There is a middle class in America for only one reason: organized labor. If not for organized labor, where would you find a job where you had some sense that you had a shot of leaving behind something better than you inherited?.
Joe Biden

Sometimes I have to accept a job I don’t really want. Hardly anybody comes up to you with a commission; it’s all competitions these days.
Helmut Jahn

When you’ve moved past a point where you’re just scrambling for jobs, you think about the things that you want to do. And the things that you want to do are governed by what you’ve seen, what you choose to embrace.
Danny Glover

If the firms that employ an increasing majority of the population are driven solely to satisfy the owner’s greed at the expense of working conditions, of the stability of the community, and of the health of the environment, chances are that the quality of our lives will be worse than it is now.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Your job is to umpire for the ball and not the player.
Bill Klem

There have been openings, but I have not interviewed for any jobs, nor do I want to right now.
John Elway

As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.
Bobby Scott

The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I’. And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I’. They don’t think ‘I’. They think ‘we’; they think ‘team’. They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done.
Peter F. Drucker

And I’ve always – the competition is one aspect of the job, but I think if you’re too busy worrying about the competition, you don’t focus enough on what you’re doing.
Katie Couric

Strong managers who make tough decisions to cut jobs provide the only true job security in today’s world. Weak managers are the problem. Weak managers destroy jobs.
Jack Welch

Learn to think in positive affirmations. Affirmations are any statements you make. Too often we think in negative affirmations. Negative affirmations only create more of what you say you don’t want. Saying, I hate my job, will get you nowhere. Declaring, I now accept a wonderful new job, will open the channels in your consciousness to create that.
Louise Hay

Most young people were getting jobs in big companies, becoming company men. I wanted to be individual.
Haruki Murakami

I loved playing and I was actually working two jobs.
Johnny Rivers

Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens.
Thomas Sowell

Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs.
Alan Greenspan

For me, though, the fun is over when I get the job.
Helmut Jahn

We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home.
Ruben Hinojosa

We can serve our customers well only if our buying jobs are right. You cannot sell if you haven’t ordered wanted goods into your store.
James Cash Penney

An amateur is someone who supports himself with outside jobs which enable him to paint. A professional is someone whose wife works to enable him to paint.
Ben Shahn

Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt… We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.
Sir Winston Churchill