Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. 
Sam Ewing


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


Å få sparken er bare naturens måte å fortelle deg at du hadde feil jobb i utgangspunktet.
Arne A. Jensen


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


Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train. Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still? 
J. Paul Getty 


A society is great when men plant trees whose shade they shall never sit in.
Gresk ordtak


If I were given one hour to save the planet, I would spend 59 minutes defining the problem and one minute resolving it.
Albert Einstein


The devil does not tempt people whom he finds suitably employed.
Jeremy Taylor 


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


The highest reward that God gives us for good work, is the ability to do better work.
Elbert Hubbard


A camel is a horse designed by committee.
Lester Hunt


Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.
Ukjent opphav


Making money isn't hard in itself... What's hard is to earn it doing something worth devoting one's life to.
Carlos Ruiz Zafón


Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.
Charles J. Sykes 


Har du vært i et selskap hvor du har måttet skamme deg over et par arbeidsslitte hender, da har du vært i dårlig selskap.
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson


I used to work at the unemployment office. I hated it, because when they fired me, I had to show up to work anyway.
Wally Wang


Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. 
Abraham Lincoln 


Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks. 
James A. Baldwin


A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is a visible labor and there is an invisible labor. 
Victor Hugo


Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor. 
Ulysses S. Grant