Good Job Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old good job quotes, good job sayings, and good job proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Good jobs look a lot like kids playing and adults working.     

Mike Rowe

You can't do a good job unless you're keen on it yourself.     

David Hawkins

If you want people to do a good job, give them a good job to do — an enriched job.     

Frederick Herzberg

The formula for doing a good job in photography is to think like a poet.      

Imogen Cunningham

There are no two words in the English language more harmful than good job.     

J. K. Simmons

A good job isn't something you go out and find, it's something you discover while you're working.     

Jack Ma

Whatever the job you are asked to do at whatever level, do a good job because your reputation is your resume.     

Madeleine Albright

It's impossible to be perfect, and you won't do a good job if you're too focused on proving yourself to others.     

Jessica Williams

But next to doing a good job yourself, the greatest joy is in having someone else do a first-rate job under your direction.     

William Feather

I think it's important to do a good job and not to feel that you've got to make grand gestures, but just to get on and deliver.     

Theresa May

To be afraid of our next life because we don't feel we've done a good job with this life is not wise. It creates unhappiness now.     

Frederick Lindemann

Do a good job. You don't have to worry about the money; it will take care of itself. Just do your best work then try to trump it.     

Walt Disney

When you are creating something artistically and are speaking to or representing a culture that you know truthfully, you are doing a good job.     

Ali Shaheed Muhammad

A good career is a long-lasting career. When you're there in every competition doing a good job you're a part of an elite, and that's the most important thing.     

Blanka Vlasic

People who work to bring about perfection see work as an extension of themselves. The point is to do a good job. That will empower you. To do a poor job will make you weaker.     

Frederick Lindemann

You work many hours. It is the major activity of your life. You can lose a lot of energy or gain a lot of energy from it. Put your full attention into it and do a good job, because it is part of your impeccability.     

Frederick Lenz

People who end up with the good jobs are the proactive ones who are solutions to problems, not problems themselves, who seize the initiative to do whatever is necessary, consistent with correct principles, to get the job done.     

Stephen R. Covey

To me, if you're lucky enough to make stuff that people will pay money for, do a good job. Really do a good job. Especially if you're talking about real stuff, like terror atrocities and human rights abuses and pencil-sharpening techniques.     

David Rees

The right man can make a good job out of any job.     

William Feather

Real emotion is good - or doing a good job of faking real emotion.     

Jimmy Kimmel

Any job you can go to and have a laugh everyday has got to be a good job.     

Brent Spiner

Happiness is knowin' you've done a good job, whether it's professional or for another person.     

Elvis Presley

A 'good job' can be both practically attractive while still not good enough to devote your entire life to.     

Alain De Botton

If you believe you are doing a good job in which you enjoy and like, then don't resign regardless of the pressures.     

Marv Levy

In order to do a good job of those things that we decide to do, we must eliminate all of the unimportant opportunities     

Mike Markkula

You can be confident and secure and know that you do a good job at what you do. But you don't know to be arrogant about it.     

Ruben Studdard

If you try to create a type, you may end with nothing. If you do a good job of creating an individual, you may succeed at creating a type.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Everything depends on a good job - strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors.     

Bob Taft

Not every job is a good job.     

Henry Cavill

Two can live as cheaply as one - if they both have good jobs.     

Laurence J. Peter