Working & Money Quotes

Much has been said about the working relationship between our jobs and our money. Here is a collection of the best known quotes on how people feel about our work life, where we spend about one-third of our waking hours on weekdays. Some work more, some work harder than others, but we all work at something, even if that is working to be understood, or to be loved or even working to get rich. What’s your favorite work & money Quote? Contact us to contribute a work quote.

Don’t take vacations. What’s the point? If you’re not enjoying your work, you’re in the wrong job — Think Like A Billionaire — Donald Trump

Don’t work for money – it will wear out fast. Find something you’re passionate about
— Tim Cook

In all work there is profit, but mere talk produces only poverty — Proverbs 14:23

Three months is a long time to go unpaid, and it is unfair to ask anyone to work for nothingTaylor Swift

The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for workRobert Kiyosaki

We sold our Congress to big money interests years ago. There is no lobbying interest on behalf of a low-paid worker. Nobody. Nobody represents them, yet somebody obviously represents Wal-Mart in Washington and McDonald’s in Washington — Leo Hindery Jr.

Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal WorkSusan B. Anthony

Work for someone who believes in you — because when they believe in you, they’ll invest in you — Marissa Mayer

The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life — Charles M Schwab

When a man tells you that he got rich through hard work, ask him; Whose? — Don Marquis

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for itOprah Winfrey

I feel sick if I have to do something for the money. I can’t breathe. I’m not proud of myself — Eva Green

You reach a point where you don’t work for moneyWalt Disney

Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for himDorothy L. Sayers

There is a bottomless supply of ambitious young artists … so thrilled at the prospect of publication … happy to do it free Money is … how our culture defines value, and being told that what you do is of no value … is … demoralizing — Tim Kreider

If you put all your strength and faith and vigor into a job and try to do the best you can, the money will come — Lawrence Welk

There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting moneySamuel Johnson

Much work is merely a way to make money; much leisure is merely a way to spend it — C. Wright Mills

All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn’t be a dull boyMalcolm Forbes

When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us — Julia Cameron

Rise early, work hard, strike oilJ. Paul Getty

If inflation continues to soar, you’re going to have to work like a dog just to live like one — George Gobel

People who take pains never to do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do — Elbert Hubbard

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves — Lane Kirkland

Commonly believed, especially among Republicans, that the rich deserve their wealth because they work harder than others. In reality, a large and growing portion of the super-rich have never broken a sweat. Their wealth has been handed to them — Robert Reich

Pathetic dilemma of the rich man, who has to keep the poor man just stout enough to do the work and just thin enough to have to do it
GK Chesterton

If you don’t want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won’t have to work — Ogden Nash

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit
George Carlin

The decalogue has been reduced to two commandments. One for the employers – the elect, the money priesthood as it were – ‘Thou shalt make money’; the other for the employed – the slaves and underlings’ – ‘Thou shalt not lose thy job.’ — George Orwell

We’ve still got more work to do. More work to do for every American still in need of a good job or a raise, paid leave or a decent retirement; for every child who needs a sturdier ladder out of poverty
Short term, the most important thing is to put people back to work … If they’re working, that means they’re paying taxes, that means that they’re buying goods and services – and the economy, instead of being on a downward spiral, starts back up on an upward spiral
We should raise the minimum wage so that no one who works full time has to live in poverty
Barack Obama

I want to raise the national minimum wage. People who work full-time should not be on the poverty lineHillary Clinton

I am opposing a social order in which it is possible for one man who does absolutely nothing that is useful to amass a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars, while millions of men and women who work all the days of their lives secure barely enough for a wretched existence — Eugene V. Debs

If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears — Simon Sinek

I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wagesRobert Bosch

Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it — Ellen Goodman

Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it — Henry David Thoreau

Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify lifeMarc Chagall

People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition — Bob Nelson

Starting out to make money is the greatest mistake in life. Do what you feel you have a flair for doing, and if you are good enough at it, the money will come — Greer Garson

If you’re jealous of those with more money, don’t just sit there and complain, do something to make more money yourself — spend less time drinking or smoking and socialising, and more time working — Gina Rinehart

Your money will do much of your work for you, if you ask it nicely and employ it with wisdom — Steven Scott

Money is only a human invention. I get paid for my work, it’s a system of trade, but it’s not my purpose and reason for living — Vanna Bonta

When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us — Julia Cameron

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