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Keeping A Job Quotes


"A good lesson in keeping your perspective is: Take your job seriously but don't take yourself seriously." - Tip O'Neill

"My mother is very wise and intelligent. If I have children and can do half as good a job as she did in keeping me in line, I'll be very happy." - Brandon Lee

"Sometimes when we think we are keeping a secret, the secret is actually keeping us." - Frank Warren

"I like keeping my mind as far away from money and the material aspects of my job as possible." - Miley Cyrus

"Focus on keeping your spine straight. It is the job of the spine to keep the brain alert." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Keeping up is a fool's game; seek advantage instead." - Daniel Burrus

"Your heart is a drum keeping time with everyone." - Beck

"My body is a metronome, keeping time for the universe..." - Pete Wentz

"A theme of digital success is keeping it simple." - Walter Isaacson

"One mustn't allow acting to be like stockbroker - you must not take it just as a means of earning a living, to go down every day to do a job of work. The big thing is to combine punctuality, efficiency, good nature, obedience, intelligence, and concentration with an unawareness of what is going to happen next, thus keeping yourself available for excitement." - John Gielgud

"Keeping your head down and doing the best job you can in the beginning gives you the opportunity to be evaluated on the basis of the contributions you are making. [Then], when you feel strongly about your work or about a position, you'll be given more attention [than] if you hadn't done that constantly." - Hillary Clinton

"Most parents of adolescent girls have the goal of keeping their daughters safe while they grow up and explore the world. The parents' job is to protect, the daughter's job is to explore." - Mary Pipher

"The job of dictator is now a high-risk job." - Alain Juppe

"The wrestling, even though I would only wrestle for 15 or 20 or 30 minutes at a time, and it would look like that was the only time I was in it, was really a 24-hour job. Keeping yourself alive, reinventing yourself, staying physically in shape, the traveling, all the other commitments with being a wrestler, it was a crossover situation where it became sports entertainment and you actually became a media star, so it was very demanding." - Laila Ali

"If we wanted a program to help the majority of the population, we'd offer loan guarantees to help poor people get access to reliable cars so that they could have a better shot at getting - and keeping - a well-paying job...A small amount of capital could make a much bigger difference in their lives than extra student loan relief for middle-class college kids would." - Megan McArdle

"Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand." - Seth Godin

"Keeping your artistic self as creative as possible is a balancing act." - Karrin Allyson

"Stay keeping my cup full so I'm extra charged like a state tax." - Drake

"Inspiration is just one requirement for being a writer. Another is keeping regular working hours." - Zelda Popkin

"Keeping house is as unpleasant and filthy as coal mining, and the pay's a lot worse." - P. J. O'Rourke

"No woman should give her happiness into the keeping of a man without fixed principles..." - Louisa May Alcott

"Keeping things 'just in case' indicates a lack of trust in the future." - Karen Kingston

"Keeping a journal will change your life in ways that you'd never imagine." - Oprah Winfrey

"A mark of blessing is what you're giving, not what you're keeping." - John Wimber

"The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it." - Ernest Hemingway

"The universities are a sort of lunatic asylum for keeping young men out of mischief." - Mandell Creighton

"Nightingales are put in cages because their songs give pleasure. Whoever heard of keeping a crow?" - Rumi

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Edward Everett Hale

"Acquiring and keeping good people is a leader's most important task." - John C Maxwell

"The burden of keeping three people in toilet paper seemed to me rather a heavy one." - Barbara Pym

"Thank you for keeping it a secret. There aren't many of those in this tribe." - Kristen Ashley

"Anyone whose mission is keeping people apart is swimming against a very strong tide." - Russell Simmons

"The value of a promise is the cost to you of keeping your word." - Brian Tracy

"Money is a way of keeping COUNT on how well you're doing in business." - John D Rockefeller

"In keeping people straight, principle is not as powerful as a policeman." - Abel Hermant

"We all live to a formula. Maybe the secret lies in keeping that formula secret." - Peter Greenaway

"There is a better thing than the observance of Christmas day, and that is, keeping Christmas." - Henry Van Dyke

"The universe is a put-up job." - Fred Hoyle

"My dream job is being a pianist" - Robert Pattinson

"A school's job [is] to begin education." - Caroline Pratt

"Keep on keeping on!!!" - Joel Osteen

"Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the job done. Doing the job WRONG fourteen times gives you job security." - Stephen Hawking

"If you have a job without aggravations, you don't have a job." - Malcolm Forbes

"If you want someone to do a good job, give them a good job to do." - Frederick Herzberg

"There is nothing illegal in keeping up a tomb; on the contrary, it is a very laudable thing to do." - Ryan Lindley

"There is something glamorous to me in taking a bit of a beating and keeping on going." - Chris Martin

"You have to make a joke every 10-15 minutes. It's a way of keeping up morale." - Silvio Berlusconi

"The majority prove their worth by keeping busy. A busy life is the nearest thing to a purposeful life." - Eric Hoffer

"The right remedy for the trade cycle is not to be found in abolishing booms and thus keeping us permanently in a semi-slump; but in abolishing slumps and thus keeping us permanently in a quasi-boom." - John Maynard Keynes

"For years I've advocated keeping a gratitude journal, writing down five things every day that brought pleasure and gratefulness." - Oprah Winfrey

"There is a great deal of trouble in this world which is not caused by people keeping their mouths shut." - Myrtle Reed

"Keeping a Diary all my life helped me to discover some basic elements essential to the vitality of writing." - Anais Nin

"...busyness, keeping up with others, hustling hither and yon, makes it almost impossible for an individual to form a heart..." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Ambition sufficiently plagues her proselytes, by keeping themselves always in show, like the statue of a public place." - Michel De Montaigne

"Master of Life is the person who is best at keeping the brutal scars of life to a minimum!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Keeping players happy is not easy and I think anyone with a big squad will tell you that." - Alex Ferguson

"The real test of a bridge player isn't in keeping out of trouble, but in escaping once he's in." - Alfred Sheinwold

"If you don't let things develop, it's like keeping something in a bag and not letting it out to fly" - Earl Scruggs

"Poetry is priceless.... a way of keeping yourself feeling rich and civilized even when you're quite poor." - Marie Ponsot

"Keeping the commandments . . . is at once a demonstration of our intelligence, our knowledge, our character, and our wisdom." - Stephen L. Richards

"The common practice of keeping up appearances with society is a mere selfish struggle of the vain with the vain." - John Ruskin

"RITUALISM, n. A Dutch Garden of God where He may walk in rectilinear freedom, keeping off the grass." - Ambrose Bierce

"Wherever we are, we can improve our chances of getting ahead by keeping a book in hand" - Michael Hyatt

"Any decision you make isn't worth a tinkers damn until you have formed the habit of making and keeping it." - Henry Ford

"As a nation we are dedicated to keeping physically fit - and parking as close to the stadium as possible." - Bill Vaughan

"NVC is a way of keeping our consciousness tuned in moment by moment to the beauty within ourselves." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Or, having sworn too hard a keeping oath; Study to break it and not break my troth." - William Shakespeare

"The right man can make a good job out of any job." - William Feather

"Young people should think in a different way - they should be job givers not job seeker." - Muhammad Yunus

"Are you keeping anything else from me?" "I'm keeping a lot of things from you." "Like?" "Like the way I feel about being locked up in here with you. You have no idea what you do to me." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Am I keeping my promises?" - Robert Breault

"If you're keeping score, win!" - Red Auerbach

"Some promises aren't worth keeping." - Holly Black

"I should never seek a job in my life, my mission in life is to create jobs. I am not a job seeker, I am a job giver." - Muhammad Yunus

"A thing of beauty is a job forever." - Milton Berle

"Death Of A Salesman is a great acting job." - Ken Stott

"Every job requires a certain riding of a horse." - Tom Hanks

"Go get a job after you take a bath." - Newt Gingrich

"Keeping grounded and keeping focused and keeping calm and thankful, that comes from God." - Lenny Kravitz

"She was a beautiful woman, if not a happy one, and attracting a man was never a problem. Keeping one, however, was a different matter." - Lisa Kleypas

"When doing a job - any job - one must feel that he owns it, and act as though he will remain in that job forever." - Hyman Rickover

"That putt had more breaks than a government job." - Brian Weiss

"My mind works . . . two boobs never get me a job." - Erma Bombeck

"With time and thought, one can do a good job." - Jules Verne

"Grabbing readers by the imagination is a writer's job." - Sara Sheridan

"The most important job in life is being a mom." - Audrey Hepburn

"Try not to confuse longevity with a job well done." - Neale Donald Walsch

"A leader's job is to help his people." - W Edwards Deming

"My hobby is my job. it's a jobby!" - Graham Coxon

"Social marketing is now a 24-7 job." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Football is not a job, but my best therapy" - Tito Vilanova

"Whenever there is a hard job to be done..." - Walter Chrysler

"As a homosexual, my job is simply to sodomize mediocrity." - Bradford Cox

"A silent lover is one who doesn't know his job." - Robert Farrar Capon

"What self-respecting male wanted a job being photographed?" - Jude Deveraux

"I was happier when I was doing a mechanic's job." - Henry Ford

"Nobody goes to work to do a bad job." - W Edwards Deming

"As a journalist, your job is to bear witness." - Anthony Shadid

"My job as a songwriter is to write good songs." - Greg Brown

"Marvel does a great job of making their characters human." - Timothy Miller

"A writer's job is to cultivate what can go wrong." - Chuck Palahniuk

"No one every listened themselves out of a job." - Calvin Coolidge

"A job worth doing is worth doing together." - Anonymous

"There may be luck in getting a good job-but there's no luck in keeping it." - J. Ogden Armour

"We need to do a better job of keeping oceans healthy." - Sigourney Weaver

"People should wake up in the morning and say 'I am not a job seeker, I am a job-creator." - Muhammad Yunus

"Any job you can go to and have a laugh everyday has got to be a good job." - Brent Spiner

"Too late, he recalled Miles's dictum that the reward for a job well done was usually a harder job." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"There is nothing to keeping a band together. You simply have to have a gimmick, and the gimmick I use is to pay them money!" - Duke Ellington

"We can Fire a missile across the world with pinpoint accuracy, but we trouble keeping a date with our children to go to the library." - Robin S. Sharma

"Keeping a diary is like closing your bedroom door and refusing to come out until dinnertime: it is a declaration of self." - Caitlin Flanagan

"Keeping your body in shape is a spiritual discipline. Its not just about losing a few pounds, wanting to live longer, or trying to look nicer." - Rick Warren

"Is he having a party?" "Dorian is a sociable king. He likes keeping people around him, mostly so he can mock them." - Richelle Mead

"Keeping demons from this world is your mandate, a mandate from heaven. And a mandate from heaven isn't something you can just ignore." - Cassandra Clare

"Researchers here in New York created a robot that actually passed a self-awareness test. So if you're keeping score, that's robots: 1, Donald Trump, 0." - Jimmy Fallon

"The first breath of autumn was in the air, a prodigal feeling, a feeling of wanting, taking, and keeping before it is too late." - J. L. Carr

"Keeping a journal of what's going on in your life is a good way to help you distill what's important and what's not." - Martina Navratilova

"The governments of the great States have two instruments for keeping the people dependent, in fear and obedience: a coarser, the army; and a more refined, the school." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I've been poked and prodded in places I'd always prided myself on keeping untouched for that one special doctor who gives me a ring and a promise someday." - Libba Bray

"He started keeping a journal - had been, in fact, secretly doing so for some time: the furtive act of a deranged person." - Philip K Dick

"There is a difference between being a timekeeper and keeping the pulse or being in step with the pulse in the band." - Robert Fripp

"If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut." - Albert Einstein

"In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"You do a job like mine because you love the job, not because it's going to make you famous." - Ray Winstone

"Transferring your passion to your job is far easier than finding a job that happens to match your passion." - Seth Godin

"Religious reverence for one's own job, even if the job is worth doing, is a sexual turnoff." - Nancy Kress

"Living on borders and in margins, keeping intact one's shifting and multiple identity and integrity, is like trying to swim in a new element, an "alien" element." - Gloria E. Anzald˙a

"Can anything be more absurd than keeping women in a state of ignorance, and yet so vehemently to insist on their resisting temptation?" - Vicesimus Knox

"Writing is another powerful way to sharpen the mental saw. Keeping a journal of our thoughts, experiences, insights, and learnings promotes mental clarity, exactness, and context." - Stephen Covey

"A lot of people play single to work some angle. I'm always about keeping it real. If that's how I'm living, that's how I'm living." - Ice T

"The wine I produce is not for keeping. Its the wine you want when meeting friends for a game of cards." - Gerard Depardieu

"The challenge in my life really is keeping the balance between feeling creatively energized and fulfilled without feeling overwhelmed and like Im in the middle of a battlefield." - Amanda Palmer

"All are keeping a sharp look-out in front, but none suspects that the danger may be creeping up from behind." - James M Barrie

"So I'm into men now, even though they can be frightening. I want a schedule-keeping, waking-up-early, wallet-carrying, non-Velcro-shoe-wearing man." - Mindy Kaling

"The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Following Jesus is not about diligently keeping a set of rules or conjuring up the moral fortitude to lead good lives. It's about loving God and enjoying Him" - Francis Chan

"The trick to keeping your meditation practice alive, not simply consistent but wonderful, is you need to bring a certain will or force into every meditation." - Frederick Lenz

"Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells, From the bells, bells, bells." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Much of directing [a movie] is not directing but just listening and being present in the moment and just keeping your eyes open." - Rian Johnson

"Though it is true that the church must always dissociate itself from sin, it can never have any excuse for keeping any sinner at a distance." - Brennan Manning

"Winning a Grand Slam changes everything. There is so much off-court stuff to deal with. And there are expectations of keeping it going that make it tough" - Mary Pierce

"I'll be a grieving mom until I die because of the lies that took my son, ... I plan on keeping this up until the troops are brought home." - Cindy Sheehan

"Keeping the commandments of God is not a difficult burden when we do it out of love of him who has so graciously blessed us." - Delbert L. Stapley

"The Master said, "A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present." (Analects 2.11)" - Confucius

"With my life comes my heart, yours now to crush or cherish as you will. It is my hope you will have a care in keeping both." - Johanna Lindsey

"Oh, yes. She's still here," Maxon said, not letting his eyes wander from Gavril's face. "And I plan on keeping her here for quite a while." - Kiera Cass

"So much for keeping things business when it came to Jenna Darrow. If this had been a test, he figured he'd just failed it with flying colors." - Tina St John

"Oh, yes. She's still here," Maxon said, not letting his eyes wander from Gavril's face. "And I plan on keeping her here for quite a while." - Kiera Cass

"So much for keeping things business when it came to Jenna Darrow. If this had been a test, he figured he'd just failed it with flying colors." - Tina St John

"Knowledge is a sacred cow, and my problem will be how we can milk her while keeping clear of her horns." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi



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