Work Done Quotes

Work Done Quotes by Hudson Taylor, Aurangzeb, Sylvester Stallone, Katy Perry, Dave Eggers, Meher Baba and many others.

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God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply.
Hudson Taylor
No age is wanting in able men; it is the duty of wise masters to find them out, win them over, and get work done by means of them, without listening to the calumnies of selfish men against them.
I never quite understood these actors – though I envy them sometimes – who can lie out for a year or two. I feel as though time is a real pressing issue, and I want to get as much work done in the time that I have left.
Sylvester Stallone
I get a lot of the ideas when I’m resting – either when I’m meditating or getting some kind of work done on my back, like physical therapy or acupuncture. That’s where I get my best ideas, maybe because I’m balancing my body.
Katy Perry
I need eight hours to get maybe 20 minutes of work done. I had one of those yesterday: seven hours of self-loathing.
Dave Eggers
What I want from my lovers is real, unadulterated love, and from my genuine workers I expect real work done.
Meher Baba
When I work, I work. I don’t think about anything else. I just wanna get the work done. And I’m a perfectionist.
Coco Lee
Poetry is the only life got, the only work done, the only pure product and free labor of man, performed only when he has put all the world under his feet, and conquered the last of his foes.
Henry David Thoreau
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie
Records are just moments of achievement. They’re like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music.
Bill Laswell
My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.
Maya Angelou
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Thomas A. Edison
The only happiness a brave person ever troubles themselves in asking about, is happiness enough to get their work done.
Thomas Carlyle
In the academic world, most of the work that is done is clerical. A lot of the work done by professors is routine.
Noam Chomsky
I’ve acted with all types, I’ve directed all types. What you want to understand as a director, is what actors have to offer. They’ll get at it however they get at it. If you can understand that, you can get your work done.
Ron Howard
I wasn’t the brightest kid, not by a long shot. I was interested in football, in girls, in getting my work done with the least amount of effort.
Thomas J. Sargent
I’m on it pretty much all the time. I edit Wikipedia every day, I’m on Facebook, I’m on Twitter, I’m reading the news. During one of the US elections, I actually went through my computer and I blocked myself from looking at the major newspaper sites and Google News because I wasn’t getting any work done.
Jimmy Wales
No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.
Theodore Roosevelt
It’s pleasanter to work in the country, where you can wander out among the trees. But I don’t get as much work done. In the city you don’t want to leave the room because there’s all that chaos going on.
Stephen Sondheim
Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!
George Washington Carver
There are actresses who’ve had expensive work done and look great, so I’m not holier-than-thou about it. But it wouldn’t be for me, perhaps because I’ve already been in hospital and wouldn’t want to volunteer myself for it again.
Celia Imrie
My favorite procrastination is to make the choice to have valuable times with human beings that I care about instead of holing myself up alone to get my work done.
Bob Saget
Tell us again, for we forget, that work done without love is stillborn, mindless, and lost in the very hour of its deliverance.
Ray Bradbury
Instead of possibilities, I have realities in my past, not only the reality of work done and of love loved, but of sufferings bravely suffered. These sufferings are even the things of which I am most proud, though these are things which cannot inspire envy.
Viktor E. Frankl
Focusing on one thing without interruption is how you get meaningful work done.
Nate Green
Theater is the best. That’s where you get the work done. You just really get in there and figure something out about a story or a character or life or the world. That’s where magic stuff happens.
Michael Shannon
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
Agha Hasan Abedi
The stomach, when we lie down to rest, should have its work done, that it may enjoy rest, as well as other portions of the body. The work of digestion should not be carried on through any period of the sleeping hours.
Ellen G. White
The thing is to get the work done.
Dale Carnegie
Do your best with what you have where you are.
Lucy Punch
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
John Ruskin
The cleaning is something I use as a reward if I get some work done. I go into a very happy state of mind when I’m vacuuming.
Joyce Carol Oates
When you’re not gaping at Megan Fox enough to listen to what the director’s saying, you can get some work done.
Peter Jacobson
I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I’m sorry, you have to take driver’s ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it.
Fiona Apple
Work done for the Self gives no bondage. Neither desire pleasure nor fear pain from work. It is the mind and body that work, not I. Tell yourself this unceasingly and realise it. Try not to know that you work.
Swami Vivekananda
Be boring. (It’s the only way to get work done.)
Austin Kleon
Writing is about hypnotizing yourself into believing in yourself, getting some work done, then unhypnotizing yourself and going over the material coldly.
Anne Lamott
Nothing is work unless you’d rather be doing something else.
George Halas
The opening of your hearts to receive the Lord Jesus Christ is not a work done by any power of your own, but the arm of the Lord is revealed therein.
John Flavel
Language is one of the fundamental principles of human understanding. It is the way we interact with each other and how we grasp the world we live in. Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
Linus Torvalds
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
I learned not to be so bitterly defeated when my fiction took a beating from editors. I learned in advertising to color in the lines and have my work done on time and to make it the very best it could be.
Jan Karon
Thought is the strongest thing we have. Work done by true and profound thought – that is a real force.
Albert Schweitzer
I’m glad that, despite everything, I was able to get work done and finish something. I never finish anything. So just being able to finish record and to make music is a great gift.
Zachary Cole Smith
Photography is a mechanical device; photomontage is a piece of work done with the products of photography. This entire process forms one whole… If I assemble documents and juxtapose them with intelligence and skill, the effect of agitation and propaganda on the masses will be enormous.
John Heartfield
I take mentoring very seriously and as a result I hardly get any work done during the school year.
Tayari Jones
The first thing you have to know about writing is that it is something you must do everyday. There are two reasons for this rule: Getting the work done and connecting with your unconscious mind.
Walter Mosley
It’s a bad day when you don’t get the work done that you need to get done or you don’t get it done to the satisfaction.
David Fincher
The leader’s job is to lead and protect. Not have all the answers, not know everything to do, not to micromanage and tell people what to do or how to do it. A leader’s job is to lead and protect. That’s their job, and it’s the people within the organization – their job is to get the work done.
Simon Sinek
Investment in reliability will increase until it exceeds the probable cause of errors, or until someone insists on getting some useful work done.
Arthur Bloch
Companies aren’t families. They’re battlefields in a civil war. Yet despite this capacity for internecine warfare, most companies roll along relatively peacefully, year after year, because they have routines—habits—that create truces that allow everyone to set aside their rivalries long enough to get a day’s work done.
Charles Duhigg
God doesn’t love me any more or less because I had some work done on my face.
Joyce Meyer
I have to avoid things like ‘World of Warcraft’ or ‘Minecraft’, otherwise I’d never get any work done.
Ernest Cline
Because I wake up late, my day is often short. I’m much more active in the evenings, during which I alternately read, write, needle-point, smoke, email, and despair over my decision last June to put my television and DVD player out on the street because I wasn’t getting enough work done.
Cate Marvin
True Work is the necessity of poor humanity’s earthly condition. The dignity is in leisure. Besides, 99 hundredths of all the work done in the world is either foolish and unnecessary, or harmful and wicked.
Herman Melville
There’s many a good bit o’ work done with a sad heart.
George Eliot
The beautiful result often astonishes us when our mind becomes oblivious to the work done with our heart.
When I want any, good head work done; I always choose a man, if possible with a long nose.
Napoleon Bonaparte
I think maybe the rural influence in my life helped me in a sense, of knowing how to get close to people and talk to them and get my work done.
Gordon Parks
If you have the door to your office closed, you get more work done today and tomorrow, and you are more productive than most. But ten years later somehow, you dont quite know what problems are worth working on.
Richard Hamming
If you worry about who is going to get credit, you don’t get much work done.
Dorothy Height
I’m actually graduating early. I got a lot of work done already. Being home schooled, I have had a lot of tutors help me.
Miley Cyrus
One beautiful diamond is worth more than a mountain of stones, and one virtuous act of acquiescence and submission is better than an abundance of good works done for others.
Vincent de Paul
What’s come to perfection perishes. Things learned on earth we shall practice in heaven; Works done least rapidly Art most cherishes.
Robert Browning
Depend on it. God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so.
Hudson Taylor
Bono actually gets a lot of substantial work done. The guy really does put a lot of things together and, while I’m not a fan of his music, I greatly applaud his humanitarian efforts.
Henry Rollins
The great thing is to last and get your work done and see and hear and learn and understand; and write when there is something that you know; and not before, and not too damned much after.
Ernest Hemingway
True happiness comes from the joy of deeds well done, the zest of creating things new.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The best meetings get real work done. When your people learn that your meetings actually accomplish something, they will stop making excuses to be elsewhere.
Larry Constantine
I don’t pay to have my dirty work done for me. I do it myself.
Ted Nugent
Your ability to work with people directly affects your ability to get work done in the world.
Robert Greene
I tremendously admire, and I think we all should, the great work done by our commander in chief, our president George Bush…
Wesley Clark
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
Jimmy Johnson
Too little process and you can’t get good work done. Too much process and you can’t get any work done. Most companies never find the middle.
Aaron Levie
I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center, but it’s no place actually to get any work done.
Katharine Whitehorn
It’s really hard to get any work done in my apartment when my bed is also in my apartment.
Sasheer Zamata
The great difference between those who succeed and those who fail does not consist in the amount of work done by each but in the amount of intelligent work.
Og Mandino
I don’t use e-mail or a computer. I would be so inundated that I wouldn’t be able to get any work done. Instead, I do everything in person or on the phone.
John Paul DeJoria
You do your job, you get your work done at the rink and then you go home. The big thing is figuring out what you’re going to do the rest of the day.
Dany Heatley
The process of writing a poem represents work done on the self of the poet, in order to make form.
Muriel Rukeyser
If employees need to stay late in order to curry favor with the boss, what motivation do they have to get work done during normal business hours? After all, they can put in the requisite ‘face time’ whether they are surfing the Internet or analyzing customer data.
Robert Pozen
If I want to get work done, that’s usually about 3 in the morning.
Marc Andreessen
I’m always just trying to get the work done so that I can be free – like, with the sense that, like, the real me has no interest in this? I just gotta do it for my boss. But the catch is that I’m never free, I never finish the work, so I don’t know who this freewheeling employee with extracurricular interests is.
Miranda July
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work
Steve Jobs
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work, yet getting the work done.
Linus Torvalds
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
Saul Alinsky
I’m trying to get some building work done at the moment, quite seriously. Be careful.
Adrian Chiles
An artist is completely amoral in that he will rob, beg, borrow, or steal from anybody and everybody to get the work done.
William Faulkner
I love computers. I love writing on them. I love gadgetry. The thing is: I am a slow reader. So, if I am going to get my work done, I read, like, a newspaper and that’s it. If I got into websites and the internet, I wouldn’t get any work done.
Stephen Sondheim
Old age is not a matter for sorrow. It is matter for thanks if we have left our work done behind us.
Thomas Carlyle
How you get work done is by exploiting yourself and your feelings, and sometimes people get in the way.
Carrie Mae Weems
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Colin Powell
A great many people have come up to me and asked how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated.
Robert Benchley
Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.
Peter Drucker
Our task is not to bring order out of chaos, but to get work done in the midst of chaos.
George Peabody
Playwrights are the most gregarious writers – to get our work done, we need actors, directors, set designers.
Katori Hall
People get work done, not buildings, not staffs in a generic sense, and not plans, but people
Colin Powell
I was a class clown, of the classic term for it. I would get the work done easily, and then I would try to deprive other people of their educations. I developed skills for mimicry, and I was a good showoff. I knew how to get attention, and I knew how to do it in a positive funny way.
George Carlin
Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin
Hudson Taylor said, “The Lord’s work done in the Lord’s way will never fail to have the Lord’s provision.” …The Lord’s work done in human energy is not the Lord’s work any longer. It is something, but it is not the Lord’s work.
Francis Schaeffer
I usually work seven days a week and rarely take vacations, which is both lame and unsustainable. I don’t mind the idea of writing seven days a week, I suppose. Getting some work done early in the morning. But ideally I would love to take one day a week off.
Brad Listi
I may not be in the weight room as much as some guys, but I get my work done.
Cory Lidle
I think that there is far too much work done in the world, that immense harm is caused by the belief that work is virtuous, and that what needs to be preached in modern industrial countries is quite different from what always has been preached.
Bertrand Russell
Let us see that we keep God before our eyes; that we walk in His ways and seek to please and glorify Him in everything, great and small. Depend upon it, God’s work, done in God’s way, will never lack God’s supplies.
Hudson Taylor
For better or worse, when Sen. Inhofe speaks, the Republican Party follows. And when the Republican Party follows, it is impossible to get real work done in the Congress.
Bernie Sanders
God deliberately chooses weak, suffering and unlikely candidates to get His work done, so that in the end, the glory goes to God and not to the person.
Joni Eareckson Tada
We’re living in a different world now in terms of employee needs, and companies have to offer alternative methods for getting the work done. Even under the most difficult circumstances you can have creative flexibility.
Anne M. Mulcahy
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Henry Ford
As a beneficiary of the carried interest loophole, I’ve seen firsthand the lack of any difference between the work involved in generating a carried interest and the work done by millions of other professionals who are taxed at the full 35 percent rate.
Steven Rattner
God doesn’t love me any more or less because I had some work done on my face. You know, I prayed about it a long, long, long, long, long time, because there again, I wouldn’t want to do anything that I felt was going to be offensive to God.
Joyce Meyer
Work done by human beings for human beings.
William Lethaby
You don’t have ideas when you’re sitting in that sort of sterile little place, and you’re not around people. The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone. I just need that dynamic of other people around me to get my work done.
Chuck Palahniuk
And to get the work done that I must do, one has to work in isolation and not be readily disturbed… I don’t have daily newspapers, and I like to feel when I get up in the morning my attention is fixed on the work I am going to do.
Reg Butler
The White House again refused to turn over discussions Vice President Cheney had with Enron officials over energy policy. Cheney said if he had to disclose every time some business donated a ton of money then came in to write its own policy to govern itself, he wouldn’t get any work done.
Dennis Miller
I have two rules in life – to hell with it, whatever it is, and get your work done.
Ray Bradbury
When Stevie and I joined the band, we were in the midst of breaking up, as were John and Christine. By the time Rumours was being recorded, things got worse in terms of psychology and drug use. It was a large exercise in denial – in order for me to get work done.
Lindsey Buckingham
Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.
Lucille Ball
Work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams
I envy the sensibility in Europe, appreciating beauty in women as they age. I’m going to go that way. I might dye my gray hair for a bit, but beyond that the buck stops. I’m not having any work done.
Rachel Bilson
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.
James M. Barrie
You have to be able to improvise and respond to what’s going on around you. Then you might get a good piece of work done.
Ry Cooder
Academics act like they are important, but when something is academic it is meaningless. People say, ‘It’s academic, now let’s get work done.
Evan Sayet
I’m taking a pretty light load. I’m doing well. Gideon and Jason are both in school too, so we find time between shows to get work done, and during the day. I really like Columbia. Unlike high school, I don’t feel any pressure to get straight-As. I just like learning.
Sarah Steele
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.
Steve Jobs
If you think about the contexts in which we talk about things being fun, often there’s a certain kind of misery or effort that’s involved with it. The difficulty of travel, getting all your bags packed and your work done and navigating the airports and all that. That sort of struggle.
Ian Bogost