Job Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old job quotes, job sayings, and job proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Don't pick a job with a great vacation time. Pick one that doesn't need escaping from. unknown
There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the job. George Crane
Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life. Confucius
People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition. Bob Nelson
It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't. Martin Van Buren
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie
Do your job and demand your compensation but in that order. Cary Grant
If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job. Malcolm S. Forbes
You'll be happy if you are doing a job you love. Dr T.P.Chia
If you say your job is something you "don't plan on doing forever," then why are you doing it now? Simon Sinek
A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job. Zig Ziglar
While you wait for your dream job, you can engage yourself with the available job. Lailah Gifty Akita
Do the job for the joy of work. Lailah Gifty Akita
A job should only be a means of attaining the highest goal. Sunday Adelaja
He who loves his job, will own it. Lailah Gifty Akita
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell. Laura Ingalls Wilder
A job is a safe place to hide from work. unknown
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. William J. Bennett,
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses. G M Trevelyan
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. Oscar Wilde
You will find a job, if you are willing to work. Lailah Gifty Akita
A job isn't just a job. It's who you are. unknown
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The big jobs are for the ones who can handle the small ones. unknown
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. Aristotle
If a job is worth doing, it's worth doing well. unknown
Many men beg for a job but have no clue what hard work really means. Bill Courtney
The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole. unknown
Joy in your Job is possible to the extent you're willing to choose it. Todd Stocker
The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week. Robert Frost
The problem with having a job is that it gets in the way of getting rich. Robert Kiyosaki
When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it. Theodore Roosevelt
When you have a permanent job, remember that the job is permanent not you. unknown
If you think you're too big for small jobs, maybe you're too small for big job. unknown
If you do the right job then money will come to you. Because people who need you will request, will ask for you, will attract you, and will be willing to pay you for your services. Jose Silva
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence. unknown
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. Jim Rohn
The most important question to ask yourself on the job is not, what am I getting? but what am I becoming? Harold W. Dodds
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. Dale Carnegie
Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune. Jim Rohn
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. Bill Gates
The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career! Earl Nightingale
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. Henry Ford
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. Fred Astaire
For many people a job is more than an income. It's an important part of who we are. Paul Clitheroe
Transferring your passion to your job is far easier than finding a job that happens to match your passion. Seth Godin
If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job. Malcolm Forbes
Life is supposed to be fun. It's not a job or occupation. We're here only once and we should have a bit of a laugh. Billy Connolly
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined. Johnny Carson
Why compare yourself with others? No one in the entire world can do a better job of being you than you. Eric Thomas
A recession is when your neighbor loses his job. A depression is when you lose yours. Ronald Reagan
See the job, do the job, stay out of the misery. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better. Steve Jobs
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up. Muhammad Ali
I'm working full time on my job and part time on my fortune. Jim Rohn
Always take a job that is too big for you. Harry Emerson Fosdick
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is. Norman Schwarzkopf
It is not enough to be a hardworking person. Equally important is the job you are working at. Henry David Thoreau
They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boys should do. Lyndon B. Johnson
Let's take care of the necessities first, give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty. Eartha KittEartha Kitt
Ayn Rand more than anyone else did a fantastic job of explaining the morality of capitalism, the morality of individualism. Paul Ryan
Peacekeeping is not a job for soldiers, but only soldiers can do it. Dag Hammarskjold
It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome. That's what defines your career. Carlton Fisk
Only undertake what you can do in an excellent fashion. There are no prizes for average performance. Brian Tracy
Starting a new job is always scary, or at least for me it's always scary. It's like the first day of school. Sean Maher
Criticism of others is futile and if you indulge in it often you should be warned that it can be fatal to your career. Dale Carnegie
Good government only happens when the people working in it do their jobs, and do them well. Matthew Lesko
It's not your job to get people to like you, it's your job to like people. H. Jackson Brown
People should wake up in the morning and say 'I am not a job seeker, I am a job-creator. Muhammad Yunus