Work (see also Effort, Labor and Relaxation)

“Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest.” (Exodus 23:12)

“It is vain for you to rise up early, to take rest late, to eat the bread of toil;
For so he giveth unto his beloved sleep.” (Psalm 127:2)

“Commit thy works unto Jehovah, and thy purposes shall be established.” (Proverbs 16:3)

“He becometh poor that worketh with a slack hand; But the hand of the diligent maketh rich.” (Proverbs 10:4)

“The vocation of every man and woman is to serve other people.” (Leo Tolstoy)

“All the so-called secrets of success will not work unless you do.” (Anonymous)

“Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else.” (George Halas)

“There is no substitute for hard work.” (Thomas Edison)

“One of the signs of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.” (Bertrand Russell)

“Better to wear out than to rust out.” (Bishop Richard Cumberland)

“Every calling is great when greatly pursued.” (Oliver Wendell Holmes)

“Many hands make light work.” (John Heywood)

“Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” (David McCullough)

“The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.” (Logan Pearsall Smith)

“Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” (Confucius)

“People forget how fast you did a job - - but they remember how well you did it.” (Howard Newton)

“I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.” (Thomas A. Edison)

“The best work never was and never will be done for money” (John Ruskin)

“One who knows how will always have a job working for one who knows why.” (Bumper sticker)

“It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.” (Thomas Carlyle)

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” (Theodore Roosevelt)

“God give me work till my life shall end and life till my work is done.” (Winifred Holtby)

“Work hard and the rest comes easy.” (Nick Bollettieri)

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.” (Henry Ford)

”Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were to die tomorrow.” (Benjamin Franklin)

“Ask God’s blessing on your work, but don’t ask Him to do it for you.” (Dame Flora Robson)

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.” (Robert Schuller)

“God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest.” (J.G. Holland)

“Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.” (Abraham Lincoln)

“The only place where success comes before work is the dictionary.” (Donald Kendall)

“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” (Dale Carnegie)

“A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.” (Alistair Cooke)

“There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.” ( William John Bennett)

“I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work the more of it I see to have.” (Thomas Jefferson)