Work Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old work quotes, work sayings, and work proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.
Make hay while the sun shines.
Man cannot live by bread alone.
Mediocrity is climbing molehills without sweating.
Icelandic (on work)
Neglect mending a small fault and 'twill soon be a great one.
Never mind whether the horse is blind or not, just load up the wagon.
Never put off until tomorrow what can be done today.
No gains without pains.
No pain, no gain.
American (on adversity)
No rest for the weary.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing is difficult if you're used to it.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Procrastination only adds stress to your life.
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Promise little and do much.
Hebrew (on the conduct of life)
Rome wasn't built in a day.
Send a thief to catch a thief.
The laborer is worth his wage.
Bible (Luke 10:7)
The sky's the limit.
Miguel de Cervantes
The work will teach you.
Estonian (on work)
Well done is better than well said.
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
Philip Dormer Stanhope
Words are mere bubbles of water; deeds are drops of gold.
Tibetan (on words and deeds)
You can't play all the time.
You don't get anywhere unless you try.
You have to earn respect.
You make the road by walking on it.
Nicaraguan (on work)