Leadership Quotes from Famous People

Leadership Quotes from Famous People

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Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.

Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC)
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.

Don Marquis (1878 - 1937)
A human being must have occupation if he or she is not to become a nuisance to the world.

Edgar Bergen (1903 - 1978), (Charlie McCarthy)
Get happiness out of your work or you may never know what happiness is.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861)
Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place.

Hal Lancaster, in The Wall Street Journal
Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.

Henri Matisse (1869 - 1954)
Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.

Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.

Henry J. Kaiser (1882 - 1967)
Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.

Horace (65 BC - 8 BC), Satires
People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it.

Howard Newton
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.

James M. Barrie (1860 - 1937)
By the work one knows the workmen.

Jean De La Fontaine (1621 - 1695)
...in order that a man may be happy, it is necessary that he should not only be capable of his work, but a good judge of his work.

John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.

John Ruskin (1819 - 1900), Pre-Raphaelitism, 1850
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll...

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