Job Sayings and Quotes

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

Don't pick a job with a great vacation time. Pick one that doesn't need escaping from.     


There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the job.     

George Crane

Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.     


People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition.     

Bob Nelson

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.     

Martin Van Buren

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.     

Dale Carnegie

Do your job and demand your compensation but in that order.     

Cary Grant

If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job.     

Malcolm S. Forbes

You'll be happy if you are doing a job you love.     

Dr T.P.Chia

If you say your job is something you "don't plan on doing forever," then why are you doing it now?     

Simon Sinek

A lot of people quit looking for work as soon as they find a job.     

Zig Ziglar

While you wait for your dream job, you can engage yourself with the available job.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Do the job for the joy of work.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

A job should only be a means of attaining the highest goal.     

Sunday Adelaja

He who loves his job, will own it.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.     

Laura Ingalls Wilder

A job is a safe place to hide from work.     


There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.      

William J. Bennett,

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.     

G M Trevelyan

The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.     

Oscar Wilde

You will find a job, if you are willing to work.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

A job isn't just a job. It's who you are.     


Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The big jobs are for the ones who can handle the small ones.     


Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.     


If a job is worth doing, it's worth doing well.     


Many men beg for a job but have no clue what hard work really means.     

Bill Courtney

The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.     


Joy in your Job is possible to the extent you're willing to choose it.     

Todd Stocker

The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.     

Robert Frost

The problem with having a job is that it gets in the way of getting rich.     

Robert Kiyosaki

When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.     

Theodore Roosevelt

When you have a permanent job, remember that the job is permanent not you.     


If you think you're too big for small jobs, maybe you're too small for big job.     


If you do the right job then money will come to you. Because people who need you will request, will ask for you, will attract you, and will be willing to pay you for your services.     

Jose Silva

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.      

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence.