Work is important; it's what we do for living. But at times, it can be mundane, stressful or boring. Undeniably, work has its own share of fun and a bit of something to sulk about. A great collection of some thoughtful and funny work quotes has been put together in this article. See what people from different backgrounds have to say about work.
Tip: Pick any quote that suits you for the day, and pin or stick it somewhere on your workstation.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock.
Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar.
When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him: 'Whose?'
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.
The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.
A baseball game is twice as much fun if you're seeing it on the company's time.
William C. Feather
If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.
What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The remaining work to finish in order to reach your goal increases as the deadline approaches.
Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.
Orson Scott Card
In fifty years, he never worked a day. To him, nine to five was odds on a horse.
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
Jerome K. Jerome
We pretend to work because they pretend to pay us.
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
George Bernard Shaw
There's something boring about people who have to go to an office for a living.
My job is fun! I should change this line once in a while. My brain has started to realize that I am lying to it every morning.
Beat the 5 o'clock rush, leave work at noon.
Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.
I believe in hard work. But, it will take some time to make this believe into a real thing!
Some More Quotes about Work
The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
The easiest job in the world has to be coroner. Surgery on dead people. What's the worst thing that could happen? If everything went wrong, maybe you'd get a pulse.
If A equals success, then the formula is A = X + Y + Z. Where X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.
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?
J. Paul Getty
God put me on this Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now, I am so far behind I will never die.
The taxpayer - that's someone who works for the federal government but doesn't have to take the civil service examination.
Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers.
I'm not a bad guy! I work hard, and I love my kids. So why should I spend half my Sunday hearing about how I'm going to Hell?
I think Smithers picked me because of my motivational skills. Everyone says they have to work a lot harder when I'm around.
Lisa, if you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.
Work is a necessity for man. Man invented the alarm clock.
Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss.
Leaving you with one last funny quote about work, "If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter." John Gotti