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Quotes About Work

"Every man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him.  But a day comes when he begins to care that he does not cheat his neighbor.  Then all goes well.  He has changed his market cart into a chariot of the sun."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Housework is what women do that nobody notices until they don't do it."

"Housework is like stringing beads with no knot on the end."

"How you spend your hours equals who you are today."

Dr. Stephen Bavolek, Psychologist

"If you are going to kill time, why not try working it to death."

"Don't be so busy making a living that you forget what you are living for."

"If you can't find the time to do something right the first time......where will you find the time to do it over?"

"Let him who would move the world, first move himself."


"The business of life is not business, but LIVING."

B. C. Forbes

"The simple virtues of willingness, readiness, alertness, and courtesy will carry a young man farther than mere smartness."

Henry P. Daveson

"The world is full of willing people, some willing to work and others willing to let them."

"There is no excellence without labor."

Author unknown

"It is the DOING, not just the KNOWING that counts."

Elder Henry B. Eyring--

"Pray as if everything depended on the Lord, then Work as if everything depended on You."

"Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm.  As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others."

"The greatest reward is not what we receive for our labor, but what we become by it."

John Ruskin

"We are poor in character when we think getting by is a substitute for doing our best."

 --Elder Marvin J. Ashton, BYU Devotional--


"Having faith in the plan of salvation includes steadfastly refusing to be diverted from our true identities and responsibilities.  In the brief season of our existence on earth we may serve as a plumber, professor, farmer, physician, mechanic, bookkeeper, or teacher. 

These are useful activities and honorable designations; but a temporary vocation is not reflective of our true identities. Matthew was a tax collector, Luke a physician, and Peter a fisherman. In a salvational sense, 'so what!'"

Neal A. Maxwell

"If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten."

"You know that is one peculiarity of our faith and religion never to ask the Lord to do a thing without being willing to help him all that we are able; and then the Lord will do the rest. I shall not ask the Lord to do what I am not willing to do."

Brigham Young