Quotes and Sayings about Work

Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within.

Caspar David Friedrich

Golf is good, it means I get some fresh air and exercise, take my mind off work and see some of the landscape of the place I'm visiting.

Harry Connick, Jr.

I find it some of the hardest photography and the most challenging photography I've ever done. It's a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light.

Galen Rowell

Avon is a unique place to work we've got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company 46 percent of our officers are women.

Andrea Jung

So there's no such thing as work-life balance. There's work, and there's life, and there's no balance.

Sheryl Sandberg

What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work, and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life.

Rick Perry

I was interested by the idea that artists working in a totalitarian dictatorship or tsarist autocracy are secretly and slightly shamefully envied by artists who work in freedom. They have the gratification of intense interest: the authorities want to put them in jail, while there are younger readers for whom what they write is pure oxygen.

Tom Stoppard

The artist belongs to his work, not the work to the artist.

Novalis

My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful.

Tom Stoppard

The basis of computer work is predicated on the idea that only the brain makes decisions and only the index finger does the work.

Brian Eno

Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.

Jeff Bridges

And, you know, you try and preach to them there's more to this game than just walking up to home plate, swinging the bat, fielding a ground ball. There's some dedication in it, some love you've got to put into this work.

Eddie Murray

This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.

Neil Gaiman

The father figure is something I love, but also suffocate from and want to work against.

Ang Lee

Australians are coffee snobs. An influx of Italian immigrants after World War II ensured that - we probably had the word 'cappuccino' about 20 years before America. Cafe culture is really big for Aussies. We like to work hard, but we take our leisure time seriously.

Hugh Jackman

You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems.

Jack Kevorkian

Wherever smart people work, doors are unlocked.

Steve Wozniak

I think I can work with any type of actor.

Ang Lee

You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success.

Julie Benz

The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie.

Damon Albarn

These days I'm mostly familiar with two parts of L.A.: one is movie culture, and the other is Asian culture. The Westside is work, and the Eastside is Chinese - which means my friends.

Ang Lee

People who own property feel a sense of ownership in their future and their society. They study, save, work, strive and vote. And people trapped in a culture of tenancy do not.

Henry Louis Gates

Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

My nervous system is enfeebled, only work in oils can sustain me.

Paul Cezanne

We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources.

Bo Bennett