Funny Quotations About Work

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Sometimes it’s a good idea to take a look for the brighter side of things, like when you’ve had a long day at work or you’re involved in a project that felt like it took forever to finish. Having a good sense of humor about life and work may be good for you. Maybe you have a sharp wit or maybe you’re looking for some work-related quotations that will brighten your day and even make you laugh. Take a look at these humorous quotes about work.

Funny Quotations About Work

I always give 100% at Work: 10% Monday, 23% Tuesday, 40% Wednesday, 22% Thursday, and 5% Friday.​ -Anonymous
Getting paid to sleep... that's my dream job.​ -Unknown
Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance? -Edgar Bergen
I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. -Jerome K. Jerome
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, Certainly, I can! Then get busy and find out how to do it. -Theodore Roosevelt
The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.​ -Stanley J. Randall
If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock.​ -Claude McDonald
If A equals success, then the formula is A = X + Y + Z. Where X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.​ -Albert Einstein
Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers.​ -Homer Simpson
If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter.​ -John Gotti
There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?​ -​Kin Hubbard
There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.​ -David Letterman

More Quotations About Work

Funny quotations are great, but there are many more quotations about work that may fit your current situation. Whether you love your job or hate it, here are more lists of quotations for you to explore:

Quotes About Hating Your Job
About half of all workers are unhappy with their jobs, for a variety of reasons, including bad bosses, annoying co-workers, or just the unnerving feeling that there’s something better out there. These quotations about hating your job will fit the bill. For example:

If you find what you do each day seems to have no link to any higher purpose, you probably want to rethink what you're doing. -Ronald Heifetz

Quotations About Dream Jobs
Perhaps you’re searching for the job you love or maybe you’re one of the lucky ones who has the job of your dreams. A little inspiration never hurts. Take a look at these quotations about dream jobs and find quotes like these:

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only goal you can't accomplish is the one that you don't go after! -Vilis Ozols

Motivational Quotations for Job Seekers
Looking for a new job can be hard and maybe sometimes you feel yourself getting a little blue. Perhaps a few motivational quotations will help you get back into the swing of things. Review these quotations including these inspirational gems:

Every new day is another chance to change your life. -Anonymous
The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want something. -Randy Pausch

Quotations About Work Life Balance
Clearly work is important. After all, you need to make money in order to live. But there’s more to life than working, jobs, and careers. Life is all about balance and these quotations will help you remember that. Like this:

Women, in particular, need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list. -Michelle Obama