Overtime Sayings and Quotes

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


As a goaltender, I never liked to be scored on in overtime, but for this offering I don't mind seeing the red light go on.     

Dwayne Roloson

Changes in overtime working affect the firm's revenue and costs as well as union member's hourly earnings and leisure time.     

Robert A. Hart

If you go into overtime then I would rather be an actor instead of president of the company, because that's where the money is.     

Jack Warner

Shooting a film can be quite exorbitant...after eight hours, you go into overtime, golden time, and platinum time.     

Paul Mazursky

Time is money, especially overtime.     

Larry Wall

Visible attention paid to overtime is often sufficient to impress people with its importance so they become more careful.     

Charles McConell

Some overtime work is essential to give enterprises the flexibility to deal with unusual pressure of work, fluctuations in demand or other special circumstances.     

International Labor Office

Overtime work and long work hours may adversely alter employee's lifestyle behaviours as a result of energy and time depletion.     

Maria C.W. Peeters

It is probably better to think of long working hours and working overtime as possible indicators of high quantitative job demands, but not as defining characteristics.     

Van Veldhoven

Time worked beyond normal hours constitutes overtime or exceptions.     

International Labor Office

To win at the game of life you have to go all in. From the starter bell to the overtime, the finish line to the ultimate win has no shortcuts. You are your only limit, so go the distance.     

Floyd Griffin

When life said the game was over, God sent him in for one more play.     

Jacob Bembry

Liberals become indignant when you question their patriotism, but simultaneously work overtime to give terrorists a cushion for the next attack and laugh at dumb Americans who love their country and hate the enemy.     

Ann Coulter

A show is exhausting when it stinks. It's exhausting when you have to work overtime to make something work.     

Pati LuPone

I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce.     

Alan Autry

In judging others, folks will work overtime for no pay.     

Charles Edwin Carruthers

To be the best you have to work overtime.     

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

We should pass a flex time law that allows employees to take their overtime pay in money or in time off, depending on what's better for their family.     

Bill Clinton

If you were willing to work, the overtime was there for you.     

Chuck Cooper

Working overtime is an underpaid man's salvation.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

It's exhausting when you have to work overtime to make something work.     

Patti LuPone

When life has gone into overtime it's easy to take liberties.     

Jonas Jonasson