Office Sayings and Quotes

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

Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.     

Luther Campbell

I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.     

Charles Lamb

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work     

Bette Davis

If work was so good, the rich would have kept more of it for themselves.     

David Brent

Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.     

Swami Sivananda

Do the things you like to be happier, stronger & more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication.     

Rossana Condoleo

I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.     

Jerome K. Jerome

No great achiever even those who made it seem easy ever succeeded without hard work.     

Jonathan Sacks

A glass of beer shortens your life by one minute, a glass of wine by two minutes, and a day of work by seven to ten hours.     


Choose your company the way you choose your life partner; after all, you spend more time in the company than with your life partner     

Ravi Kapilavai

I used to work at the unemployment office. I hated it, because when they fired me, I had to show up to work anyway.     

Wally Wang

One of the things people did best at the office was to use flexibility to its last atom.     

Pawan Mishra

Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll.     

Helen Hanson

The office is like an army, and I'm the field general. You're my foot soldiers and customer quality is the war!!!     

David Brent

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

Oscar Wilde

No one's dream job involves a kiosk.     

Damien Fahey

I have so much paperwork I'm afraid my paperwork has paperwork.     

Gabrielle Zevin

This struggle and scramble for office, for a way to live without work, will finally test the strength of our institutions.     

Abraham Lincoln

The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.     

Joe Girard

When People in sales are at work, they are at war.     


Office Signs are glamorous yet subtle indicators, which reminds us who are who and what is what.     

Nikita Dudani

Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.     

Patrick Suskind

No man goes before his time - unless the boss leaves early.     

Groucho Marx

Office hours are from 12 to 1 with an hour off for lunch.     

George S. Kaufman

People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.     

Ogden Nash

During rough time in a Business, a Leader should act like a ship captain. His first and foremost priority should be to put his employees to security before thinking of his own welfare.     

Indy Bissessur

Work is the greatest thing in the world. So we should always save some of it for tomorrow.     

Don Herold

Coming together is a beginning Keeping together is progress Working together is success     

Henry Ford

I truly believe the wireless mouse was invented so people at work had one less thing to hang themselves with.     

Mike Vanatta

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much     

Helen Keller