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Job Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Job

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The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

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Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Not everyone is always going to like what you do.
Your job application, your book proposal,
your offer of marriage is going to
get rejected sometimes - perhaps often.
Your boss, your spouse, even the person
behind you in the supermarket checkout line
is occasionally going to think that you are doing it all wrong.
Don't take it personally.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that miracles are the natural way of the Universe
Your only job is to move your doubting mind out of the way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only thing to do is to hug one's friend tight and do one's job.
- Edith Wharton

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

If you don't take full responsibility
for your own happiness,
who do you suppose will?
Your happiness is a one person job -
it begins and ends with you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There's a trick to the Graceful Exit.
It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage,
a relationship is over - and to let go.
It means leaving what's over without denying its value.
- Ellen Goodman

Working at a job you hate is unlikely
to bring you either happiness or success.
Do what you love. You are far more likely to gain success -
recognition and financial reward - if you are working
at something that inspires and excites you.
And, whether wealth follows or not, you will be happy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If my films make one more person miserable,
I'll feel I have done my job.
- Woody Allen

If you don't enjoy your career,
today is the day to begin a long-term plan
for creating a career that interests and excites you.
And, in the short term, even if you hate your job,
look for small joys at work each day,
perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Outsiders can help, but insiders must do the job.
- Jimmy Yen

You better take advantage of the good cigars.
You don't get much else in that job.
- Thomas P. O'Neill

The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant
leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job.
- Franklin P. Jones

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars
and get your money's worth.
- George M. Humphrey

You can always tell a real friend: when you've made
a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
- Laurence J. Peter

The job of the Central Bank is to worry.
- Alice Rivlin

You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even
if it leads to the president.
I'm innocent.
You've got to believe I'm innocent.
If you don't, take my job.
- Richard M. Nixon

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it,
then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey

Recession is when a neighbor loses his job.
Depression is when you lose yours.
- Ronald Reagan

I figure that if the children are alive when I get home,
I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

I like the job. That's what I'll miss the most...
I'm not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I've liked it.
- William J. Clinton

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
- Golda Meir

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.
- Lawrence Welk

God will forgive me.
It's his job.
- Heinrich Heine

We must trust our own thinking.
Trust where we're going.
And get the job done.
- Wilma Mankiller

And to get real work experience, you need a job,
and most jobs will require you to have had either real
work experience or a graduate degree.
- Donald Norman

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

What new technology does is create new opportunities
to do a job that customers want done.
- Tim O'Reilly

I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which
field you can get into and hold a job in,
whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse,
for example.
- Daniel Goleman

My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're
called when you don't have a job.
- Ted Turner

DON'T get officious.
You're not yourself when you're officious -
That is the curse of a government job.
- the movie Harold and Maude (1971)

My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic,
worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
- Ed Bradley

Release your burdens - your fears, regrets,
guilts, shames, embarrassments, angers.
One by one, pick up each memory or fear that troubles you,
hold it close, and release it to the Universe.
Release each incident from your past that still bothers you.
Release each fear - your fears about your health,
your family, your job, and every other fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Joseph Campbell

A job is a very healthy thing to do.
- David Soul

Job plunges into a series of demands on and accusations
of God which may be and indeed are epigrams of high intelligence,
but are not noticeably patient.
- Charles Williams

Acting is everybody's favorite second job.
- Jack Nicholson

At the end of the day, I have one job requirement right
now that's been given to me by the Republican Party and,
I think, the American people, and that's to fire Nancy Pelosi.
- Michael Steele

America was not built on fear.
America was built on courage, on imagination and an
unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
- Harry S. Truman

Sometimes I have to accept a job I don't really want.
Hardly anybody comes up to you with a commission;
it's all competitions these days.
- Helmut Jahn

A politician will do anything to keep his job,
even become a patriot.
- William Randolph Hearst

Schools must stop being holding pens to keep energetic
young people off the job market and off the streets.
We stretch puberty out a long, long time.
- Toni Morrison

I never lose that terror of 'this is my last job,
I'll never work again.' You can never relax and rely
on whatever reputation you've built.
- Derek Jacobi

We have played so well that the guys have really made my job fairly easy.
- Ricky Ponting

I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie,
and I wasn't personally sad about finishing a long job.
- Carroll O'Connor

Parenting is an impossible job at any age.
- Harrison Ford

For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now -
I thought for a long-
time I would become a go-kart mechanic,
or a job like this, not an F1 driver.
- Fernando Alonso

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
- Jim Rohn

A job should employ God-given talents in a way that glorifies Him.
- Marvin Olasky

I am privileged to do a job I love to do.
I would never change any moment from my life.
- Enya

That's where my job comes in.
Getting the E.U.
and U.S.
to agree.
- John Bruton

I want to assure you that working in transition period
is an ungrateful job for any honest government.
- Robert Kocharian

It never entered my father's mind nor my mind ever
to do a job othe than at one's best ability.
- Lord Mountbatten

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


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