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.
 
Basically, what it comes down to is I love what I do. I don't do it for fame. I don't do it for money. I just love it Quote
 

“Basically, what it comes down to is I love what I do. I don’t do it for fame. I don’t do it for money. I just love it” — Larry King

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Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you're put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling Quote
 

“Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you’re put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling” — Vincent Van Gogh

 

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If you love your job, you haven't worked a day in your life Quote
 

“If you love your job, you haven’t worked a day in your life” — Tommy Lasorda

 

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If it all ended tomorrow - and it could - I'd just be terribly grateful. I've been fortunate enough to do what I love and get paid for it Quote
 

“If it all ended tomorrow – and it could – I’d just be terribly grateful. I’ve been fortunate enough to do what I love and get paid for it” — Barbara Windsor

 

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Don't work for money. Work for happiness and your passion and money will work for you! Quote
 

“Don’t work for money. work for happiness, work for peace, work for contentedness, work for your passion & money will work for you!” — Arvind Venkat

 

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Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that's a bonus, and if you don't, you still won't hate going to work Quote
 

“Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money, that’s a bonus, and if you don’t, you still won’t hate going to work” — Jeff Foxworthy

 

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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 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

 

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When you change your focus to your purpose, you stop worrying about how much money you're going to make and your job title because those things to some degree are irrelevant if you don't love your work Quote
 

“When you change your focus to your purpose, you stop worrying about how much money you’re going to make and your job title because those things to some degree are irrelevant if you don’t love your work” — Soledad Obrien

 

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In all work there is profit, but mere talk produces only poverty Quote
 

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

 

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Three months is a long time to go unpaid, and it is unfair to ask anyone to work for nothing Quote
 

“Three months is a long time to go unpaid, and it is unfair to ask anyone to work for nothing” – Taylor Swift

 

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The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work Quote
 

“The richest people in the world look for and build networks; everyone else looks for work” — Robert Kiyosaki

 

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Don’t work for money - it will wear out fast. Find something you’re passionate about Quote
 

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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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.

 

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Join the union girls and together say equal pay for equal work Quote
 

“Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work” — Susan B. Anthony

 

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Work for someone who believes in you -- because when they believe in you, they'll invest in you Quote
 

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

 

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Charles M Schwab 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 quote
 

“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

 

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Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul Quote
 

“Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul” — Jaime Lyn Beatty

 

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

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

 

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

“You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it” — Oprah Winfrey

 

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I feel sick if I have to do something for the money. I can't breathe. I'm not proud of myself Quote
 

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

 

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Purpose of humanity is not to sit behind a counter and sell things Quote
 

“The purpose of humanity is not just to sit behind a counter and sell things. More free time is not a terrible thing” — Richard Branson

 

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You reach a point where you don't work for money Quote
 

“You reach a point where you don’t work for money” — Walt Disney

 

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Every time a man expects, as he says, his money to work for him, he is expecting other people to work for him Quote
 

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

 

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There is a bottomless supply of ambitious young artists ... so thrilled at the prospect of publication ... happy to do it free Quote
 

“There is a bottomless supply of ambitious young artists … so thrilled at the prospect of publication … happy to do it free” — Tim Kreider

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money Quote
 

“There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in getting money” — Samuel Johnson

 

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Much work is merely a way to make money; much leisure is merely a way to spend it Quote
 

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

 

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We gained a great deal of prestige, but not much money. We liked to work so much we couldn't hide it and the club owners paid us accordingly Quote
 

“We gained a great deal of prestige, but not much money. We liked to work so much we couldn’t hide it and the club owners paid us accordingly” — Judy Holliday

 

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

“All work and no play makes jack. With enough jack, Jack needn’t be a dull boy” — Malcolm Forbes

 

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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 Quote
 

“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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Rise early, work hard, strike oil Quote
 

“Rise early, work hard, strike oilJ. Paul Getty

 

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

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

 

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People who take pains never to do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do Quote
 

“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

 

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

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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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My soul is that of a drummer. I didn’t do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life Quote
 

“My soul is that of a drummer. I didn’t do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life” — Ringo Starr

 

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If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work Quote
 

“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

 

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

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

 

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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' Quote
 

“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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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” — Barack Obama

 

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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 Quote
 

“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” — Barack Obama

 

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We should raise the minimum wage so that no one who works full time has to live in poverty Quote
 

“We should raise the minimum wage so that no one who works full time has to live in poverty” — Barack Obama

 

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Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it Quote
 

“Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it” — Albert Einstein

 

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

“I want to raise the national minimum wage. People who work full-time should not be on the poverty line” — Hillary Clinton

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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

“I don’t pay good wages because I have a lot of money; I have a lot of money because I pay good wages” — Robert Bosch

 

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Many a man acquires a fortune by doing his business thoroughly, while his neighbor remains poor for life, because he only half does it. Ambition, energy, industry, perseverance, are indispensable requisites for success in business Quote
 

“Many a man acquires a fortune by doing his business thoroughly, while his neighbor remains poor for life, because he only half does it. Ambition, energy, industry, perseverance, are indispensable requisites for success in business” — P.T. Barnum

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it Quote
 

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

 

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Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life Quote
 

“Work isn’t to make money; you work to justify life” — Marc Chagall

 

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People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition Quote
 

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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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

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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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

 

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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 Quote
 

“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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