Funny Workplace Quotes

January 27, 2016

1. “Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could.” - Charles J. Sykes


2. "Change is not a four letter word… but often your reaction to it is!" - Jeffrey Gitomer


3. "Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door." - Kyle Chandler


4. "Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers


5. "Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that." - Ellen Degeneres


6. "Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it." - Tom Lehrer


7. "Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor." - Truman Capote


8. "When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’" - Sydney Harris


9. "There are no traffic jams along the extra mile." - Roger Staubach


10. "If you hit the target every time it’s too near or too big." - Tom Hirshfield


11. "Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their bum and do anything to make it happen." - Unknown


12. "Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times." - Napoleon Hill


13. "Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent." - Langston Coleman


14. "The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time." -Joe Girard


15. "The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for." - Maureen Dowd


16. "It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


17. "If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito." - Betty Reese


18. "You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself." - Sam Levenson


19. "Opportunity is always knocking. The problem is that most people have the self-doubt station in their heads turned up way too loud to hear it." Brian Vaszily


20. "Some people develop a wishbone where their back bone should be." Anonymous


21. "Quitters never win, winners never quit. But those who never win and never quit are idiots." - David Brent


22. "After Monday and Tuesday, even the calendar says 'W.T.F.'" - Phil Proctor


23. "The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces." - Will Rogers


24. "I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." - Bill Cosby


25. "You can't be that kid standing at the top of the water slide overthinking it. You have to go down the chute." - Tina Fey


26. "Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting." - Jim Carrey


27. “The road to success is always under construction.” - Lily Tomlin


28. “There is a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” - Steven Wright

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