Quotations on Work

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I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Work, Sacrifice, Want)

I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Work, Success, Successful)

I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget.
- Aaliyah
(Keywords: Work, Forget, Fun, Will)

God continues to work miracles in my life.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: Life, Work, God, Miracles)

I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat.
- Hank Aaron
(Keywords: Work, Play, Right)

One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork.
- Edward Abbey
(Keywords: Teamwork, Dumb, Man, Pretty, Stupidity)

The money can be decent, but I really don't recommend the work-for-hire route as an entry into publishing. Too many things can go wrong.
- Lynn Abbey
(Keywords: Money, Work, Publishing, Wrong)

Your mind is what makes everything else work.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Work, Mind)

Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Keywords: Work, Preparation)

The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work.
- Agha Hasan Abedi
(Keywords: Work, People, Management)

A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes.
- Sam Abell
(Keywords: Work, Mistakes, Needs, World)

My best work is often almost unconscious and occurs ahead of my ability to understand it.
- Sam Abell
(Keywords: Work, Ability, Unconscious)

The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Time, Work, Successful, May, Spirit)

Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities; artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Poetry, Work, Creation, Mind, Poets, Production)

But I am satisfied that the information that we have that this is the work of Zarqawi, is accurate.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Work, Information)

CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Work, People, Police)

Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading.
- M. H. Abrams
(Keywords: Work, Hard work, Reading)

Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Work, Dancing, Pain)

Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director.
- Victoria Abril
(Keywords: Work, People, Acting, Help, Manipulation)

Yeah, I mean, I put work out there for people to use and I'm grateful when you use it.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: Work, People)

You can do whatever you want with my work.
- Kathy Acker
(Keywords: Work, Want)

My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Work, Job)

How I work is I work from of very character-driven place. And I trust the writers.
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Trust, Work, Character, Writers)

I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I'm a big shoe girl.
- Amy Adams
(Keywords: Work, End, Work ethic)

Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
- Herbert Baxter Adams
(Keywords: Men, Work, Ambition, Class, Motive, Spirit, Students, Will)

People are still willing to do an honest day's work. The trouble is they want a week's pay for it.
- Joey Adams
(Keywords: Work, People, Day, Trouble, Want)

Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil.'
- Joey Adams
(Keywords: Work, Success, Oil)

Consultants have credibility because they are not dumb enough to work at your company.
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Work, Company, Credibility, Dumb)

I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings.
- Isabelle Adjani
(Keywords: Work, Positive)

I do not want to work to correspond to an image.
- Isabelle Adjani
(Keywords: Work, Want)

Life has brought me work to do on myself these past two years.
- Isabelle Adjani
(Keywords: Life, Work, Past, Years)

The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Work, Society, Sex, Behavior)

The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind.
- Stella Adler
(Keywords: Work, Actor, Body, Mind, Voice)

Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so masters them.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Work, Quality)

Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Art, Work, Crime)

Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Work, Play, Self)

The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Work, Survival, Country, Will)

The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Government, Society, Work, Survival, Direction, Majority, Nation)

Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Time, Work, Day, Hard work, Nothing, Training)

The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.
- Louis Agassiz
(Keywords: Work, God, Earth)

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Keywords: Age, Work, Israel, Land)

It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Work, Dream, Friends, Hard work, Will)

Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of, so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
- Jenny Agutter
(Keywords: Work, People, Film, Focus, Television)

While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: Work, Beliefs, May, Nothing, Support)

I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
- Alvin Ailey
(Keywords: Work, Quality, Trying, World)

I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent, you must work hard - to be lucky is a good thing - but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success.
- Greg Akcelrod
(Keywords: Success, Time, Work, Football, Want, Will)

If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the cartoon and get people in the seats, that's what they need. It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Keywords: Work, People, Disney, Name)

The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie.
- Damon Albarn
(Keywords: Intelligence, Work, Lie, People, Cartoons)

Apprentice is the beginner - the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Work, First, Secrets, Sense, Years)

In 1969, at the age of 19, I was lucky enough to work with George C. Scott in the definitive portrayal of his career over a period of many months and several countries on the definitive film version of Patton's WWII career.
- Edward Albert
(Keywords: Age, Work, Career, Countries, Film, Months)



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