Workers Sayings and Quotes

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


The best workers, like the happiest livers, look upon their work as a kind of game: the harder they play the more enjoyable it becomes.     

Robert Baden-Powell

Every worker should know that by working, he is releasing the nature of God in him. He is becoming creative just like God is creative.     

Sunday Adelaja

A good worker knows how to be seen, yet remain invisible. They achieved invisibility by never showing up how good they are. But some people hate it & jealousy is evident.     

Lea Rivera Caguingin

Very few restaurant workers could even dream of eating in the restaurants they work in. Many do not make a living wage.     

Anthony Bourdain

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.     

Henry David Thoreau

We farm workers are closest to food production. We were the first to recognize the serious health hazards of agriculture pesticides to both consumers and ourselves.     

Cesar Chavez

Mature workers are less impulsive, less reactive, more creative and more centered.     

Deepak Chopra.

Till a society remembers and starts caring for its forgotten poor workers, it will remain to be a cruel and tinpot society!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

I reject the idea that any job is too hard or too dirty for American workers to do. American workers just expect and demand to be paid a decent wage.     

Jan C. Ting

Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg.     

Gresham Barett

By welcoming eager, talented workers, we expand America's potential for growth, and our competitive culture of invention and possibility.     

Ron Conway

Workers must participate in progress to enjoy their work and take pride in its product.     

George W. Romney

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.     

John Cleese

A worker in the rural reconstruction must have: The body of an athlete, The attitude of a teacher, The mind of a scientist, The heart of a missionary, The spirit of a crusader.      

Jimmy Yen

The vision is really about empowering workers, giving them all the information about what's going on so they can do a lot more than they've done in the past.     

Bill Gates

Smart workers leave biologically toxic jobs at the earliest opportunity.     

Steven Maggie

Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.     

Bo Bennett

Workers come to America to fill jobs unwanted by Americans, but they are staying and they are not going home.     

Kit Bond

By and large, mothers and housewives are the only workers who do not have regular time off. They are the great vacationless class.     

Anne Morrow Lindbergh