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Quality In Work Quotes


"My goal is to stay happy in my work and to do quality work." - Eve Myles

"I don't want every fan; I'm interested in fans interested in quality work, authentic archetype depictions." - Romany Malco

"Although not of the quality of my later work, I feel there is some quality to it [my early work] in an art sense, and probably some additional quality in a biographical sense." - E. J. Hughes

"When you know the builder, you can have complete confidence in the quality of his work." - Steven Furtick

"I'm more interested in the quality of the work than its medium." - Gale Harold

"I don't worry about overexposure [in work], I think it's important just to go in, and think about quality work and try to put the best movies out." - Dwayne Johnson

"There must be some one quality without which a work of art cannot exist; possessing which, in the least degree, no work is altogether worthless." - Clive Bell

"Make no compromise in quality." - Henry E. Steinway

"Quality starts in the boardroom." - W Edwards Deming

"Quality is always in style." - Robert Genn

"Quality of work is directly related to the quality of a person's character." - Orrin Woodward

"Ridley Scott's company makes great work in whatever arena, whether it's movies or commercials or television. They just do really quality stuff, so you know it's going to be quality." - Rob Lowe

"Expensive quality work doesn't cost more - it pays." - Louis C K

"We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in." - Arianna Huffington

"The quality an artist must have is objectivity in judging his work, plus the honesty and courage not to kid himself about it." - William Faulkner

"It is this quality, the power of seeing order in apparent confusion, that has marked the work of all great men." - John Chadwick

"Women were also urged to work on a mysterious quality called 'fascination.' Coming of age in the 1920's was a competitive business..." - Susan Cain

"The best part of the character and quality of the leader is expressing who you are in the work you do and how you do it." - Frances Hesselbein

"I see this quality [ real interest and joy ] in the work of [Pavel] Chekhov, of course, and [Alexei] Tolstoy and really just about any great writer." - George Saunders

"Get in theater, really work your craft. Get really, really good so that when people say your name, your name is associated with quality, with integrity." - Freddy Rodriguez

"The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world." - Orison Swett Marden

"There's competition in every field, and that's healthy. It makes you work harder and be your best. Competition, not in terms of money or number of projects, but in the quality of your work, is very healthy." - Katrina Kaif

"Seek Not Every Quality In One Individual." - Confucius

"In digital, you can maintain the quality." - Oliver Stone

"I have made tremendous efforts to work in a darker register and express the sinister and tragic quality of the place, given my natural tendency to work in light and pale tones." - Claude Monet

"To my mind, the prose in a non-fiction work that's going to endure has to be of the same quality as the prose in a work of fiction that endures." - Robert Caro

"Over time, quality work will lead to an audience for your work." - Nicholas Sparks

"You will be remembered, in the long haul, for the quality of your work, not the quantity of your work. No one evaluates Picasso based on the number of paintings he churned out." - Tom Peters

"When you work on a text of a lesser quality, as the interpreter or the delivery person, you are obliged to try to fill it out as you see so many people do in lesser work." - Mandy Patinkin

"If Britain is to have a stable, affordable pension system, people need to work longer, but we will reward their hard work with a decent state pension that will enable them to enjoy quality of life in their retirement." - Iain Duncan Smith

"When you invest in high-quality brands, it pays off with high-quality audiences and, ultimately, high-quality advertising rates." - Jim Bankoff

"If you think your work is ultimately about a paycheck, then that will affect the quality of your work as well as the quality of your own life." - David Kim

"The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the quality of your relationships." - Tony Robbins

"That consciousness of quality, and the need to demand it can galvanize your energies, not just in your work, but in a rigorous exercise of mind and heart in every aspect of your life." - Meryl Streep

"I think there's a quality of passion to the American actor. I'm certainly attracted to it, and I like to hope that underscoring it is a characteristic of my work. That quality is certainly also present in some British actors, but I tend to feel the mechanical and intellectual process is dominant in the British." - Arthur Penn

"Sometimes you get lucky - you don't put much work in and you're successful anyway. But over the course of time, if you really want to shape your path, I think it's about the quality of the time you put in." - Blake Griffin

"Although profoundly "inconsequential," the Zen experience has consequences in the sense that it may be applied in any direction, to any conceivable human activity, and that wherever it is so applied it lends an unmistakable quality to the work." - Alan Watts

"We are responsible for the quality of our vision, we have a say in the shaping of our sensibility. In the many thousand daily choices we make, we create ourselves and the voice with which we speak and work." - Carolyn Forche

"Yes, your jewelry choices make a difference. When you invest in ethical, heirloom-quality jewelry, you're also investing in the future. Your purchase supports a creative community of like-minded humanitarians, out there doing important work." - Zoe Helene

"Stuckness shouldn't be avoided. It's the psychic predecessor of all real understanding. An egoless acceptance of stuckness is a key to an understanding of all Quality, in mechanical work as in other endeavors." - Robert M Pirsig

"There are no doubts that, the situation in the country today, indicates that there is much more work to do in the process of reforming the political economy and improving the quality of life of our people and communities." - Ibrahim Babangida

"As a financial historian, I was quite isolated in Oxford - British historians are supposed to write about kings - so the quality of intellectual life in my field is much higher at Harvard. The students work harder there." - Niall Ferguson

"I've often heard academics disparage non-academic writing in terms that suggest it could be a negative in the tenure process, irrespective of the quality of academic work under review." - Daniel Drezner

"Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen. What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity. From an actor's selfish point of view." - Cesar Romero

"In the Great Society, work shall be an outlet for mans interests and desires. Each individual shall have full opportunity to use his capacities in employment which satisfies personally and contributes generally to the quality of the Nations life." - Lyndon B Johnson

"I admire photographers that don't need a destination. In some ways, street photography is like that. There's a quality of wanderlust for sure in my work, but I need a destination." - Alec Soth

"If I keep striving to put on the best quality show based on the values I have, I don't have to think "oh we're crossing the line" because the line is built in. We follow that and do the best quality work we can." - Harry Connick Jr

"The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. Our entire being is nourished by it. This mystic quality of color should likewise find expression in a work of art." - Hans Hofmann

"The more I give myself permission to live in the moment and enjoy it without feeling guilty or judgmental about any other time, the better I feel about the quality of my work." - Wayne Dyer

"Intrapreneurs work and lead with the Producer mindset. They run their department, team, or company with an abundance mentality, an attachment to true principles, and a fearless and informed faith in people and quality." - Oliver DeMille

"There is joy in feeling the bristles of a quality brush, seeing the richness and lush color of truly good pigment flowing onto the paper or canvas. The cheap stuff just makes for harder work and lesser results." - Gene Black

"The majority of photographers still seek artistic effects, imitating other mediums of graphic expression. The result is a hybrid product that does not succeed in giving their work the most valuable characteristic it should have, - photographic quality." - Tina Modotti

"In a socialist society, everybody is obliged to work even though he is remunerated for his labor and not yet according to his needs, but according to the quantity and quality of the labor expended." - Joseph Stalin

"There's definitely a magical quality to writing that can't be explained. I can write something I love in two days, or I can work on a story every day for months and it never comes together." - Mary J. Miller

"It [9/11 event] transcended the political and moved into the metaphysical. There was a kind of cosmic, demonic quality of mind at work here, which refused to have any interest in dialogue and political organization and persuasion." - Edward Said

"Sometimes when you work in advertising you'll get a product that's really garbage and you have to make it seem fantastic, something that is essential to the continued quality of life." - Augusten Burroughs

"The most important thing for the IETF to do is to continue to organise and manage itself to develop the highest quality technical work and to do so in an efficient and open way that is inviting to new people." - Steve Crocker

"Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability of detecting in those they destine for their tools the exact quality of strength that matters for their work." - Joseph Conrad

"As the 29th state to join the United States of America, it is our turn to show the nation what represents Iowa. Our commitment to quality education, hard work, and small-town values are all represented in the Iowa quarter." - Leonard Boswell

"A white lace curtain on the window was for me as important as a great work of art. This gossamer quality, the reflection, the form, the movement. I learned more about art from that than I did in school." - Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

"But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity." - Niklaus Wirth

"America is strong because its journalism is strong. That's how democracies work. They're only as good as the quality of the information that the public possesses. And that is where we come in." - Scott Pelley

"We need fresh, new leadership with bold ideas and a new approach to get more people back to work with quality jobs and restored dignity in the lives of our Utahns." - Scott Howell

"You do not install quality; you begin to work at it." - W Edwards Deming

"You have the quality of your work and the integrity with which you do it," - Ezekiel Emanuel

"Love has the quality of informing almost everything - even one's work." - Sylvia Ashton-Warner

"a manufactured interest has no staying quality - especially if it involves any hard work." - Margaret Deland

"Can a nasty, horrible person still produce good quality, uplifting and inspirational work?" - Oliver $

"The results of quality work last longer than the shock of high prices." - Anonymous

"It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Love has the quality of informing almost everything - even one's work." - Sylvia Ashtonwarner

"I have offended God and mankind because my work didn't reach the quality it should have." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"I have an obsession for quality. I work for my guests, not to obtain Michelin stars." - Alain Ducasse

"It surely gives you a high to be an international actor with quality work." - Irrfan Khan

"I could not work with a girl who did not have a spiritual quality." - Erich Von Stroheim

"As government increases in quantity, our lives decrease in quality." - Joel Miller

"Industry in art is a necessity-not a virtue-and any evidence of the same, in the production, is a blemish, not a quality; a proof, not of achievement, but of absolutely insufficient work, for work alone will efface the footsteps of work." - James Mcneill Whistler

"As long as I'm working in sport, enjoying it and getting to see some wonderful sporting events, I'm quite happy. I don't want to be really famous. I don't want people to stop me in the street. I want to just enjoy the work, work with lovely people, work on good quality sport and get to experience some more of these amazing moments." - Jill Douglas

"Industry in art is a necessity - not a virtue - and any evidence of the same, in the production, is a blemish, not a quality; a proof, not of achievement, but of absolutely insufficient work, for work alone will efface the footsteps of work." - James Whistler

"The import is not the kind of work woman does, but rather the quality of the work she furnishes." - Emma Goldman

"...quality of life lies in knowledge, in culture. Values are what constitute true quality of life, the supreme quality of life, even above food, shelter and clothing." - Fidel Castro

"Create quality art.... meaningful, passionate and high quality work! If it's not meaningful to you, how can you expect it to be meaningful to anyone else?" - Cory Trepanier

"I would never diminish the quality of Hermes. Hermes can be an even rarer and greater quality business, if they ever wanted to work with us." - Bernard Arnault

"I get very surprised and shocked because there is so much prejudice against me as a celebrity, instead of them looking at the quality of my work. Just look at the work. Forget about who I am. But there is so much perception in the art business that blurs that insight. The work speaks, so just look and then judge from there." - Michael Chow

"Quality is made in the board room. A worker can deliver lower quality, but she cannot deliver quality better than the system allow." - W Edwards Deming

"In socialist society certain inequalities in property still exist. But in socialist society there is no longer unemployment, no exploitation, no oppression of nationalities. In socialist society everyone is obliged to work, although he does not, in return for his labour receive according to his requirements, but according to the quantity and quality of the work he has performed." - J. Stalin

"What I value in life is quality rather then quantity." - Albert Einstein

"Insecurity isn't an attractive quality in a man." - Ingrid Weir

"Also, bad quality causes big disruptions in my river system." - Taiichi Ohno

"The most essential quality in the game is passion" - Philipp Lahm

"In illness words seem to possess a mystic quality." - Virginia Woolf

"In the race for quality, there is no finish line" - David T. Kearns

"Slutiness is a very underrated quality in a girl." - Daniel Tosh

"In this world, there's even room for quality." - Lorin Maazel

"1,3,7-trimethylxanthine - a basic ingredient in quality software." - Erik Naggum

"There is a learning quality in all of our shows." - Trisha Goddard

"The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth." - Henry David Thoreau

"The quality of health care in Canada is excellent." - Michael Douglas

"Every child in America deserves high-quality health care." - Nancy Johnson

"Passion is a quality I admire in a woman." - Cate Blanchett

"The original quality in any man of imagination is imagery." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"My quality of life here in Quebec City is extraordinary." - Patrick Roy

"The quality I most admire in a man is steadfastness." - David Mamet

"It's possible to do computing in the Cloud, PlayStation 4 can do computing in the Cloud. We do something today: Matchmaking is done in the Cloud and it works very well. If we think about things that don't work well... Trying to boost the quality of the graphics, that won't work well in the Cloud." - Mark Cerny

"I photographed with film for many years; now that I work in digital, the difference is enormous. The quality is unbelievable: I don't use flash, and with digital I can even work in very bad light. Also, it's a relief not to lose photographs to x-ray machines in airports." - Sebastiao Salgado

"My main concern is quality and I think there is quality to be found in all categories of filmmaking." - Brad Pitt

"The quality of our life depends on the quality of the seeds that lie deep in our consciousness." - Nhat Hanh

"The quality of our life depends on the quality of the seeds that lie deep in our consciousness." - Nhat Hanh

"I'd like to be doing quality acting in a quality role and making as many people as possible happy." - John Larroquette

"Evil in the Third Reich had lost the quality by which most people recognize it-the quality of temptation." - Hannah

"Criticism will survive even if no one's paying for it. Obviously it's better if people are paying for it. But the fact that artists weren't able to make a living from their work hasn't detracted from the quality of that work. Charles Ives was the second greatest composer in American history and he worked in insurance his whole life." - Ignatiy Vishnevetsky

"Let's talk of a system that transforms all the social organisms into a work of art, in which the entire process of work is included... something in which the principle of production and consumption takes on a form of quality. It's a Gigantic project." - Joseph Beuys

"I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community." - Chris Van Hollen

"There is a quality of life which lies always beyond the mere fact of life; and when we include the quality in the fact, there is still omitted the quality of the quality." - Alfred North Whitehead

"I have never known a concern to make a decided success that did not do good, honest work, and even in these days of fiercest competition, when everything would seem to be a matter of price, there lies still at the root of great business success the very much more important factor of quality. The effect of attention to quality, upon every man in the service, from the president of the concern down to the humblest laborer, cannot be overestimated." - Andrew Carnegie

"On the quality of life: 1. Realize that each human being has a built-in capacity for recuperation and repair. 2. Recognize that the quality of life is all-important. 3. Assume responsibility for the quality of your own life. 4. Nurture the regenerative and restorative forces within you. 5. Utilize laughter to create a mood in which the other positive emotions can be put to work for yourself and those around you. 6. Develop confidence and ability to feel love, hope and faith, and acquire a strong will to live." - Norman Cousins

"My success was the shock of recognition, probably, rather than the quality of the work. I mean, the quality may have been fine, but there's a lot of fine work out there. It was the fact that I was doing something that at that time, nobody else was doing, except for say, Mort Saul out in San Francisco on The Hungry Eye, and "Second City" was emerging out in Chicago. Nothing in print. It was basically happening in cabaret and nothing in fiction. And certainly nothing in New York in cartoons." - Jules Feiffer

"Sometimes the personality or just the particular process of a director can really affect your quality of life as a composer in terms of how much time you spend away from your family or the amount of time you spend doing the type of work that you maybe don't consider as fun to do as other type of work." - Christophe Beck

"There is neither a proportional relationship, nor an inverse one, between a writer's estimation of a work in progress & its actual quality. The feeling that the work is magnificent, & the feeling that it is abominable, are both mosquitoes to be repelled, ignored, or killed, but not indulged." - Annie Dillard

"There is neither a proportional relationship, nor an inverse one, between a writer's estimation of a work in progress & its actual quality. The feeling that the work is magnificent, & the feeling that it is abominable, are both mosquitoes to be repelled, ignored, or killed, but not indulged." - Annie Dillard

"There needs to be bolder thinking, ... on how to measure the quality of life of men and women in the work force. Currently, success is measured by material advancements. We need to readjust the definition of success to account for time outside of work and satisfaction of life, not just the dollars-and-cents bottom line." - Betty Friedan

"There needs to be bolder thinking,... on how to measure the quality of life of men and women in the work force. Currently, success is measured by material advancements. We need to readjust the definition of success to account for time outside of work and satisfaction of life, not just the dollars-and-cents bottom line." - Betty Friedan

"I like to work out. I work out hard when I get to it, but it's so sporadic, I'm not sure it counts at all! I eat pretty much anything, but I eat high-quality food. There was never a packet of chips or box of candy in my house when I was growing up. Ever." - Rachael Taylor

"We all know the place you're in has a big impact on how you feel. How you feel has an impact on the quality of work. Why wouldn't we put a lot of effort into making the place we work as efficient and productive and pleasant as possible?" - Jesse Schell

"I've worked on films where the budgets are almost limitless and you're in trailers that are bigger than a hotel room. You're taken care of and the food is amazing, the quality of the job is amazing and then you work on smaller things but it never dictates my happiness or my willingness to go to work." - Dominic Monaghan

"What does open us is sharing our vulnerabilities. Sometimes we see a couple who has done this difficult work over a lifetime. In the process, they have grown old together. We can sense the enormous comfort, the shared quality of ease between these people. It is beautiful, and very rare. Without this quality of openness and vulnerability, partners don't really know each other; they are one image living with another image...." - Joko Beck

"There is a way of living that has a certain grace and beauty. It is not a constant race for what is next, rather, an appreciation of that which has come before. There is a depth and quality of experience that is lived and felt, a recognition of what is truly meaningful. These are the feelings I would like my work to inspire. This is the quality of life that I believe in." - Ralph Lauren

"Vital to quality of life is the ability to work together, learn from each other, and help each other grow." - Stephen Covey

"I don't worry about maintaining the quality of my life, because every day I work on improving it." - Tony Robbins

"It's quantity of time at home and quality of time at work that counts; don't mix them up!" - Brian Tracy

"I've loved doing "E.R." for the quality of the writing and the great people I get to work with." - Julie Bowen

"With three work days a week, we would have more time to relax; for quality of life," - Carlos Slim

"The quality of your thinking is largely determined by the quantity of the information you have with which to work" - Brian Tracy

"When work is no more than a means to an end, it cannot be of high quality." - Eckhart Tolle

"When I decided I wanted to be an actor, I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors." - Puff Daddy

"Happiness doesn't come from commercial success but from the quality of work that you give back to your immediate community." - Adrian Grenier

"I have infinite capacity to do more work as long as you don't mind that my quality approaches zero." - Scott Adams

"It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family." - Philip Green

"There are many women with children under five who want to work and who lack affordable, high-quality child care." - Harriet Harman

"I'm bringing what I've always wanted: film quality work on television. That's the way it should be." - Maggie Q

"When I decided I wanted to be an actor, I said I wanted to work with quality actors and directors." - Sean Combs

"I've loved doing 'E.R.' for the quality of the writing and the great people I get to work with." - Julie Bowen

"Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so masters them." - Theodor Adorno

"Quality survives." - Leonard Maltin

"Don't work out, work in." - Billy Connolly

"I haven't really been auditioning. For me is about finding quality work versus finding work. I get a considerable amount of offers everyday." - Romany Malco

"The holy angels live and qualify in the light, in the good quality wherein the Holy Ghost reigneth. The devils live and reign in the fierce wrathful quality, in the quality of fierceness and wrath, destruction or perdition." - Jakob Bohme

"The less control people had over their work, the higher their blood pressure during work hours. Moreover, blood pressure at home was unrelated to the level of job control, indicating that the spike during work hours was specifically caused by lack of choice on the job. People with little control over their work also experienced more back pain, missed more days of work due to illness in general, and had higher rates of mental illness-the human equivalent of stereotypies, resulting in the decreased quality of life common to animals reared in captivity." - Sheena Iyengar

"I believe that all creativity and consciousness is born in the quality of play, as opposed to work, in the quickened intuitional spontaneity that I see as a constant through all my own existences, and in the experience of those I know." - Seth

"The virtues prized in free countries are honesty, self-discipline, a sense of responsibility to one's family, a sense of loyalty to one's employer and staff, and a pride in the quality of one's work. And these virtues only flourish in a climate of freedom." - Margaret Thatcher



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