Good & Motivational Work Quotes

“Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.” – Garrison Keillor

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Francis of Assisi

“The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work” – Steve Jobs

I want to look back

“I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything.” – Jon Stewart

“Do what you can, with what you have and do it now!” – George Washington Carver

“Hard work is what keeps the ship moving.” – Kevin Eubanks

“Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.” – Saul Alinsky

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.” – Indira Gandhi

“Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter Drucker

“When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” – Henry J. Kaiser

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

The best preparation
blockquote>”The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” – Elbert Hubbard

“The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.” – Kevin Eubanks

“Good work is the only thing that would make me feel jealous or envious.” – Philip Seymour Hoffman

“No good work whatever can be perfect, and the demand for perfection is always a sign of a misunderstanding of the ends of art.” – John Ruskin

“No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.” – Olive Schreiner

“Plenty of men can do good work for a spurt and with immediate promotion in mind, but for promotion you want a man in whom good work has become a habit.” – Henry Latham Doherty

“I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I’m a big shoe girl.” – Amy Adams

God does not need

“God does not need your good works, but your neighbor does.” – Martin Luther

“My ideal day would be to get a good work out in, listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone, read and go to a good movie.” – Steve Nash

“If you love something – and there are things that I love – you do want more and more and more of it, but that’s not the way to produce good work.” – J. K. Rowling

“There is no prayer or good work so great, so pleasing to God, so useful to us as the Mass.” – Lawrence Giustiniani

“In America, we like everyone to know about the good work we’re doing anonymously.” – Jay Leno

“The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.” – Francis Ford Coppola

“I just feel like if I do good work, then people should respect me for the work I do.” – Scott Caan

“In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.” – Leonard Cohen

“Anyone that’s involved in development has discovered that all the good work that’s been done in development has been undone by the AIDS emergency.” – Bono

“It was admitted by the early rabbis that the sectarians could be as full of good works as eggs were full of meat.” – Lionel Blue

“Exposure makes you famous, not just good work. Famous is being plastered everywhere.” – Francesca Annis

I want to be necessary

“I want to be necessary and do good works. I ain’t here to waste nobody’s time, because I don’t want you to waste mine.” – Mos Def

“I want longevity. I don’t want to be a flash in the pan. I want to continue to do good work and projects that inspire me, and if I can have fun while doing it, that’s the dream.” – Skylar Astin

“I do what I believe in. I do good work, and the people who appreciate it, fine, and those who don’t, fine, that’s good.” – Dan Fogelberg

“Let’s all pull together and make these United States the grandest place in this whole country. I see a vision. A glorious vision. A united people, marching forward shoulder to shoulder, giving their all for the common good, working while I whistle.” – Gracie Allen

“Good workemen are seldome rich.” – George Herbert

“One cannot lay a foundation by scattering stones, nor is a reputation for good work to be got by strewing volumes about the world.” – Ellen Glasgow

I want to do good work.

“I want to do good work. I want the opportunity to work with good people, and the only way I’m gonna do that is to commit 110% – you get out what you put in.” – Christian Bale

“Good works may only be beautiful sins, if they are not done in a true spirit.” – Margaret Oliphant

“Good work is good work wherever it is.” – Lesley Ann Warren