"There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something."
"There is no substitute for hard work."
"To be a poet is a condition, not a profession."
"To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth."
"Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden."
"We work to become, not to acquire."
"When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'"
"When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results."
"When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt."
"Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies."
"Work alone is noble."
"Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion."
"Work is a necessary evil to be avoided."
"Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock."
"Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence."
"Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy."
"Work is not man's punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure."
"Work is the curse of the drinking classes."
"Find a job you like and you add five days to every week."
"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?"
"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."
"I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it."
"I have always argued that change becomes stressful and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of the constancy of your life. You need firm ground to stand on. From there, you can deal with that change."
"I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job."
"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."
"I'm working myself to death."
"If Botticelli were alive today he'd be working for Vogue."
"If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work."
"If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come."
"It can be liberating to get fired because you realize the world doesn't end. There's other ways to make money, better jobs."