Saturday, 11 June 2011

Men at Work (Quotes)

 It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paper work & the other is nostalgia ~ Frank Zappa #quote

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one. ~ Bill Gates #quote

The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work. ~ Emile Zola #quote

A symptom of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

We waste our lives working at jobs we hate to buy shit we don't need! ~ Tyler Durden, "Fight Club" #linesfrommovies

Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art. ~ Claude Debussy #quote

Work to survive, survive by consuming, survive to consume: the hellish cycle is complete. ~ Raoul Vaneigem #quote

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time! ~ Coco Chanel #quote


 All the conductor has to do is stand back and try not to get in the way. Mozart is doing all the work. ~ Colin R. Davis #quote

Conception, my boy, fundamental brain work, is what makes all the difference in art. ~ Dante G. Rossetti #quote

He who seeks rest finds boredom. He who seeks work finds rest. ~ Dylan Thomas #quote

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open. ~ Frank Zappa #quote

Without doubt half the ethical rules they din into our ears are designed to keep us at work.  ~ Llewelyn Powys #quote


Thunder is good. Thunder is impressive. But it's the lightning does the work. ~ Mark Twain #quote

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it. ~ Alexander Woollcott #quote

Anybody whose mind is functioning at all can't be content with the way the world works. ~ Frederick Wiseman #quote

Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work. ~ Carl Sandburg #quote

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ~ Carlos Castenada #quote

Miracles sometimes occur, but one has to work terribly hard for them. ~ Chaim Weizmann #quote

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. ~ Gustave Flaubert #quote

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas A. Edison #quote

After you've done all the work & prepared as much as you can, what the hell, you might as well go out & have a good time. ~ Benny Goodman #quote

 No degree of dullness can safeguard a work against the determination of critics to find it fascinating. ~ Harold Rosenberg #quote

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work, I want to achieve it through not dying. ~ Woody Allen #quote

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work. ~ Vince Lombardi #quote

I wish TV had a knob so you could turn up the intelligence. The one marked Brightness doesn't work. ~ Leo Gallagher #quote

 Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips, others by their restlessness and ambition. ~ John Ruskin #quote

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves. ~ Joseph Kirkland #quote

Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war. ~ Maria Montessori #quote

Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. ~ Kurt Vonnegut #quote

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. ~ Lewis Carroll #quote

Artists don't talk about art. Artists talk about work. ~ Paddy Chayefsky #quote