Quotes and Sayings about Work



"Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want."
- Aaliyah
(Related: Want)

"I don't want to abandon one work for the other, and I don't think I need to sacrifice anything to put my all into either one of them."
- Aaliyah
(Related: Work, Sacrifice, Want)

"I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful."
- Aaliyah
(Related: Work, Success, Successful)

"I began to work the stage and get the audience into it. I also learned how to have fun out there. It is something I will never forget."
- Aaliyah
(Related: Work, Forget, Fun, Will)

"We should concentrate our work not only to a separated housing problem but housing involved in our daily work and all the other functions of the city."
- Alvar Aalto
(Related: Work)

"I had never really pictured myself working in children's ministries. I always figured I would be more comfortable with maybe teens or adult ministries."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Children)

"God continues to work miracles in my life."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Life, Work, God, Miracles)

"They did interviews with my wife and daughter-they were genuinely in fear of me having a heart attack, working 20 hours a day, eating fast food."
- Willie Aames
(Related: Food, Wife, Heart, Daughter, Fear, Day, Eating)

"I don't feel right unless I have a sport to play or at least a way to work up a sweat."
- Hank Aaron
(Related: Work, Play, Right)

"One man alone can be pretty dumb sometimes, but for real bona fide stupidity, there ain't nothin' can beat teamwork."
- Edward Abbey
(Related: Teamwork, Dumb, Man, Pretty, Stupidity)

"The money can be decent, but I really don't recommend the work-for-hire route as an entry into publishing. Too many things can go wrong."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Money, Work, Publishing, Wrong)

"During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Magic, Theories)

"The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school."
- Grace Abbott
(Related: Age, Education, Argument, Children, Democracy, First, School)

"I'm working toward a CD that will have all of you dancing like crazy."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Dancing, Will)

"I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon, who has been adapting the character to me."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Character)

"Your mind is what makes everything else work."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Work, Mind)

"Five guys on the court working together can achieve more than five talented individuals who come and go as individuals."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Court)

"Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Work, Preparation)

"The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people, but real management is developing people through work."
- Agha Hasan Abedi
(Related: Work, People, Management)

"A mad, keen photographer needs to get out into the world and work and make mistakes."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Work, Mistakes, Needs, World)

"My best work is often almost unconscious and occurs ahead of my ability to understand it."
- Sam Abell
(Related: Work, Ability, Unconscious)

"I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs."
- John Abercrombie
(Related: Fear, Body, Mind, Road, Terror)

"The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Time, Work, Successful, May, Spirit)

"Poetry is the work of poets, not of peoples or communities; artistic creation can never be anything but the production of an individual mind."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Poetry, Work, Creation, Mind, Poets, Production)

"In other words, for every 10 enemy you kill you bring on 20 new recruits to their anti-coalition cause then essentially you are working against yourself."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Cause, Enemy, Words)

"And so I think that if the person has the funds, the network, and the equipment to do this, and also the experience, which is the key factor, then they can be quite deadly."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Experience, Key, Network)

"As far as Zarqawi is concerned, there is a network of extremists; it's not just Zarqawi."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Network)

"I think what actually works best is local-level individual targeting of key leadership nodes."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Leadership, Key)

"I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

"But I am satisfied that the information that we have that this is the work of Zarqawi, is accurate."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Work, Information)

"With Connery, he does act. He is in complete command. He completely trusts the person first, then the instrument. I've worked with his son also, on a picture in Russia."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Son, Act, First, Russia)

"All the stuff that you visualized that was going to work so beautifully, you discover is trashed, so you jump to something else."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Work)

"I really like to experiment. That's the only way I can work. It's instinctive."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Work)

"A considerable number of persons are able to protect themselves against the outbreak of serious neurotic phenomena only through intense work."
- Karl Abraham
(Related: Work)

"I did this within a philosophical framework, and a moral and legal framework. And I have been turned into a cartoon of the greatest villain in the history of lobbying."
- Jack Abramoff
(Related: History, Legal)

"CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Work, People, Police)

"We worked on solving the problem of voice communications in a noisy military environment. We established military codes that are highly audible and invented selection tests for personnel who had a superior ability to recognize sound in a noisy background."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Ability, Environment, Military, Sound, Tests, Voice)

"Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading."
- M. H. Abrams
(Related: Work, Hard work, Reading)

"I really wanted to work and become independent."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Work)

"Compared to dancing, films seemed to me to be the work of lay bums. There was no physical pain; it was enough to say and imagine what was in the script. It was very easy for me."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Work, Dancing, Pain)

"Acting is the work of two people-it's only possible when you have the complicity, the help, even the manipulation of a director."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Work, People, Acting, Help, Manipulation)

"The film kept me from working as a secretary. It was a real stroke of luck. A miracle."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Film, Luck)

"Yeah, I mean, I put work out there for people to use and I'm grateful when you use it."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Work, People)

"You can do whatever you want with my work."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Work, Want)

"You know I've had work banned."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Work)

"And I'm working at trying to find a kind of language where I won't be so easily modulated by expectation."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Expectation, Language, Trying)

"I mean, once work's out there it's meant to be used."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Work)

"I mean, they censor your work when they're scared of it."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Work)

"I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material."
- Kathy Acker
(Related: Dreams, People, Writing)

"Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Government, Fear, Attitude, Press, Suspicion, Workers)

"My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?"
- Amy Adams
(Related: Work, Job)

"How I work is I work from of very character-driven place. And I trust the writers."
- Amy Adams
(Related: Trust, Work, Character, Writers)

"I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I'm a big shoe girl."
- Amy Adams
(Related: Work, End, Work ethic)

"These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago... I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: People, Old, Walking, Windows, Years)

"The only things in my life that compatibly exists with this grand universe are the creative works of the human spirit."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Life, Spirit, Universe)

"We have to make sure the Good Friday Agreement works."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Agreement)

"I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics."
- Henry Brooks Adams
(Related: Truth, Doctrine, Physics, Trinity)

"Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men."
- Herbert Baxter Adams
(Related: Men, Work, Ambition, Class, Motive, Spirit, Students, Will)

"People are still willing to do an honest day's work. The trouble is they want a week's pay for it."
- Joey Adams
(Related: Work, People, Day, Trouble, Want)

"Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil.'"
- Joey Adams
(Related: Work, Success, Oil)

"Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order."
- John Adams
(Related: Exercise, Horses, Old, Order)

"The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Numbers, Universe)

"The longer you work here, diverse it gets."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Work)

"Consultants have credibility because they are not dumb enough to work at your company."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Work, Company, Credibility, Dumb)

"Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to miscarry than in Works of Humour, as there is none in which they are more ambitious to excel."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Writing)

"The better the information it has, the better democracy works. Silence and secrecy are never good for it."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Democracy, Information, Secrecy, Silence)

"I believe that when you work on yourself, you are attracted by different, more positive beings."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Work, Positive)

"I do not want to work to correspond to an image."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Work, Want)

"There has already been the karmic work: that what life has transformed in me, this initiation brought on, of necessity, by trials."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Life, Necessity, Trials)

"Life has brought me work to do on myself these past two years."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Life, Work, Past, Years)

"The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Work, Society, Sex, Behavior)

"Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Love, Scientists, Theories)

"The actor has to develop his body. The actor has to work on his voice. But the most important thing the actor has to work on is his mind."
- Stella Adler
(Related: Work, Actor, Body, Mind, Voice)

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

"Every work of art is an uncommitted crime."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Art, Work, Crime)

"Work while you work, play while you play - this is a basic rule of repressive self-discipline."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Work, Play, Self)

"The will to work of everyone in the country is the best guarantee of national survival."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Work, Survival, Country, Will)

"The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands."
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Related: Government, Society, Work, Survival, Direction, Majority, Nation)

"All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Time, Work)

"When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Idea, Performance, Actor, Expression, Trying)

"I moved out to LA, got an agent, started auditioning. I didn't know anything about how it worked. And since I was really bad, luckily, I didn't get any of those parts."
- Casey Affleck
"In my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Movies, Actors, Animals, Dogs, Rights)

"Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Time, Work, Day, Hard work, Nothing, Training)

"The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth."
- Louis Agassiz
(Related: Work, God, Earth)

"Italy in the first years got food, for the first year or the first periods got food. Then we got raw materials and then we got tool machines, let's say, instruments for working."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Food, First, Italy, Machines, Years)

"Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Change, People, America, Credit, Now, states, United)

"The factories were heavily bombed, but practically the construction work had been redone very quickly."
- Gianni Agnelli
(Related: Work)

"At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Age, Work, Israel, Land)

"My brother Jim and I spent many wonderful summers working on dairy farms in Wisconsin owned by Mom's cousins, and as members of our local Boy Scout troop."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Mom, Brother)

"It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Work, Dream, Friends, Hard work, Will)

"Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of, so I'm very happy for people to focus on them."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Work, People, Film, Focus, Television)

"I decided to study special education and fell in love with working with individuals with autism. That's what I planned to do with my life."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Education, Life, Love, Study)

"While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Work, Beliefs, May, Nothing, Support)

"It's a whole team of people working 24 hours around the clock to make me look like this."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: People)

"I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Work, Quality, Trying, World)

"We still spend more time chasing funds than we do in the studio in creative work."
- Alvin Ailey
(Related: Time, Work)

"I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent, you must work hard - to be lucky is a good thing - but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: Success, Time, Work, Football, Want, Will)

"Videogames are a little more work and they're a little more stilted."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: Work)

"If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the cartoon and get people in the seats, that's what they need. It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: Work, People, Disney, Name)

"The things that make me happy most are my family and working."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Family)

"The Gorillaz cartoons seem more real to me than the actual people on TV. Because at least you know that there's some intelligence behind the cartoons, and there's a lot of work that's gone into it, so it can't all be just a lie."
- Damon Albarn
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Lie, People, Cartoons)

"Apprentice is the beginner - the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Work, First, Secrets, Sense, Years)

"In 1969, at the age of 19, I was lucky enough to work with George C. Scott in the definitive portrayal of his career over a period of many months and several countries on the definitive film version of Patton's WWII career."
- Edward Albert
(Related: Age, Work, Career, Countries, Film, Months)

"It's impossible to work under conditions where they confused negativity with objectivity. You can't fool the fans."
- Marv Albert
(Related: Work, Fans, Fool, Negativity)

"Find people who think like you and stick with them. Make only music you are passionate about. Work only with people you like and trust. Don't sign anything."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Music, Work, Trust, People)

"You have to work at creating your own culture."
- Mitch Albom
(Related: Work, Culture)

"You have to be strong enough to say if the culture doesn't work, don't buy it."
- Mitch Albom
(Related: Work, Culture)

"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Age, Life, Success, Time, Work, Day, Old, Play, Will, Worth, Youth)

"Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Work, Father, God, Babies)

"People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Money, People, Style, World)

"Work is and always has been my salvation and I thank the Lord for it."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Work, Salvation)

"I'm an angry person, angrier than most people would imagine, I get flashes of anger. What works for me is working out when it's useful to use that anger."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Anger, People)

"You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself."
- Alan Alda
(Related: Work, Hard work, Risk, Will)

"It is comparatively easy to become a writer; staying a writer, resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity - that's a much tougher matter."
- Brian Aldiss
(Related: Work, Creativity, Writer)

"A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction."
- Sholom Aleichem
(Related: Work, Direction, Man)

"I have had to work long and hard to eradicate the dangerous delusion that, in a bad position, I could always, or nearly always, conjure up some unexpected combination to extricate me from my difficulties."
- Alexander Alekhine
(Related: Work, Delusion, Difficulties)

"Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Force, Intellectuals, Poets, Spain, Workers, Writers)

"Drawings help people to work out intricate relationships between parts."
- Christopher Alexander
(Related: Work, People, Help, Relationships)

"The greatest part of the job was... that was for nine years it was a pleasure to go to work."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Work, Job, Pleasure, Years)

"I would work with any one of them again in a heartbeat because it was joyous and incredibly easy."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Work)

"I feel that the work that I have done in the comedy arena, is priceless in terms of what I learned, timing, everything that these incredibly talented performers were generous enough in teaching me."
- Khandi Alexander
(Related: Work, Comedy, Teaching)

"After I saved some money, I quit work and went to a local college."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Work, Money, College)

"My family pleaded with me to forget literature and do something sensible, such as find some sort of useful work."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Family, Work, Forget, Literature)

"After seven years of writing - and working many jobs to support my family - I finally got published."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Family, Jobs, Support, Writing, Years)

"I actually wanted to be an exotic dancer, but that didn't work out so I thought I'd take on acting."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Work, Thought, Acting)

"I entered into Dawson's Creek to do a couple of episodes. They weren't sure about my role in the beginning, but then the chemistry kind of worked."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Beginning)

"Stage work, that's all I have in my background. Wasteland was my first TV experience. Dawson's was my first long-term, I mean the entire season of 22 episodes."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Experience, Work, First)

"I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: Work, Physics, Present, Universe)

"Words of love, are works of love."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Love, Words)

"I went out there for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday."
- Nelson Algren
"Working with Bill Cosby was incredible. I was lucky to be a part of that."
- Tatyana Ali
"The chips are in production, the machines aren't. So we've got a little bit of work left to do."
- J Allard
(Related: Work, Machines, Production)

"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Dreams, American, Americans, Festivities, Generations, Hardship, Pursuit, Racism)

"During consideration in the Education and the Workforce Committee this year, Democrats and Republicans worked constructively together to improve the delivery of Head Start services to the target populations."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Education, Committee, Consideration, Democrats, Republicans)

"The lessons of September 11 are that if we allow law enforcement to do their work free of political interference, if we give them adequate resources and modern technologies, we can protect our citizens without intruding on our liberties."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Work, Law)

"From the employees' standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Life, Employees, Income, Security)

"What is right? Simply put, it is any assignment in which the photographer has a significant spiritual stake... spiritually driven work constitutes the core of a photographer's contribution to culture."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Work, Culture, Right, Spiritual)

"Words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Work, Words)

"What's really important is to simplify. The work of most photographers would be improved immensely if they could do one thing: get rid of the extraneous. If you strive for simplicity, you are more likely to reach the viewer."
- William Albert Allard
(Related: Work, Simplicity)

"If you're going to kill someone there isn't much reason to get all worked up about it and angry - you just pull the trigger. Angry discussions beforehand are a waste of time. We need to smile at Novell while we pull the trigger."
- Jim Allchin
(Related: Time, Reason, Smile, Waste)

"Remember that you are needed. There is at least one important work to be done that will not be done unless you do it."
- Charles L. Allen
(Related: Work, Will)

"I didn't need the insurance. I do it again if my DP tells me it didn't look good in the camera or if the actors didn't hit their marks. But if everything was working why do it again?"
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Actors)

"Making this movie was a great opportunity for me to explore high-definition. I'm glad I got to see what the challenges are, what makes it better. It works wonderfully."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Opportunity)

"There are some scenes that work beautifully in a moving, sweeping master, which is how I like to work."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Work)

"A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Life, Being, Celebrity)

"Brains, integrity, and force may be all very well, but what you need today is Charm. Go ahead and work on your economic programs if you want to, I'll develop my radio personality."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Work, Charm, Force, Integrity, May, Personality, Today, Want)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results."
- James Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right)

"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Results, Right, Will)

"Idleness does drive me crazy, but I'd rather read or write than do anything just to work. A kind of respect has been instilled in me for acting: I love it too much to ever have a bad relationship with it."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Love, Work, Idleness, Respect)

"I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Love, Men, Sports, Women, Boys, Makeup)

"Going in, I knew I wasn't one of the top ones, because I didn't even make the pre-season All-American team. That shows you what people thought of me right there, so I knew I had to go to work."
- Marcus Allen
(Related: Work, Thought, People, Right)

"If a man works like a horse for his money, there are a lot of girls anxious to take him down the bridal path."
- Marty Allen
(Related: Money, Girls, Man)

"In my own work, I've tried to anticipate what's coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people's lives in a meaningful way."
- Paul Allen
(Related: Work, People)

"I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio with strict discipline and emotion. I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners during the end-of-year admission tests."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Discipline, Awards, Day, Emotion, End, Foreigners, Tests)

"A skilled Transition Team leader will set the general goals for a Transition, and then confer on the other team leaders working with him the power to implement those goals."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Power, Leader, Goals, Leaders, Will)

"I think my perception of my own life is different and the fact that Lauren and myself are together. I've never felt this free or happy and so that permeates onto my onstage persona and to my working environment."
- Rick Allen
(Related: Life, Perception, Environment, Fact)

"Some people say that practice makes perfect but I just feel that the repetition works against me and I start thinking too far ahead during a show."
- Rick Allen
(Related: People, Practice, Repetition, Thinking)

"However, I was a restaurant critic at Chicago magazine before I worked at Esquire, and I've been a really enthusiastic home cook for a long time. It's just something I'm passionate about."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Home, Time, Chicago)

"Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Choice, Choices, Job, Now, Prison)

"They don't have special rights because we have civil rights laws that protect them. The laws work both ways."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Work, Civil rights, Laws)

"Through their work with fetal tissue, researchers hope to find ways to harness embryonic stem cells which have the ability to become any type of human cell and could provide new treatments for many illnesses."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Work, Hope, Ability)

"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Work, Dying, Immortality, Want)

"Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Work, Positive, Day)

"I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet."
- Isabel Allende
(Related: Peace, Women, Promise, Prosperity)

"I don't like psychiatry. I don't believe it works. I believe psychiatrists are neurotic or psychotic, for the most part."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Psychiatry)

"I never did go back to acting class. I was too busy working."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Acting, Class)

"I believe you can make forces of good and evil work for you, to get what you want."
- GG Allin
(Related: Work, Evil, Want)

"I mean, look how many musicians have come through and played beside me, and I'm workin' and they're not."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Musicians)

"Then I started listenin' a lot to classical composers. Piano works. Just to see what they were doin'. That sort of put me in a different groove to try to blend all that in."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Composers)

"Pizza Express has been a real godsend for me. I've been working there for several years, six weeks a year. You can go to work every night and play. It's a nice little club. It's just about the right size for me, about 150 people."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Work, People, Night, Play, Right, Years)

"I've been able to do pretty well. I don't work as many consecutive nights as I used to, but I'm still working over 100 nights a year, so that's good for me."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Work, Pretty)

"Personally, one of the down sides of founding a company is that there is always too much work to do, and sadly I find I don't have much time to code any more."
- Eric Allman
(Related: Time, Work, Company, Founding)

"Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Change, Formula, Now, Pretty, Reason)

"Never judge a work of art by its defects."
- Washington Allston
(Related: Art, Work)

"Because of the wealth of fine music spread through the film, working on it held all the fun and excitement of attending a great concert."
- June Allyson
(Related: Music, Wealth, Excitement, Film, Fun)

"Whenever I arrive on a real location, I have to move around and work out what the best angles are going to be. When I was moving around with the lens, I discovered things that the naked eye would not have."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Work, Eye)

"I think decor says a lot about someone's social position, their taste, their sensibility, their work - and also about the aesthetic way I have chosen to tell their story."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Work, Sensibility, Taste)

"The way the business things work in Russia is you have to meet people, you have to go through a certain amount of etiquette and business things are done just simply by a shake of the hand and whether they like you or not."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Business, Work, People, Etiquette, Russia)

"That's the way I work and one day I won't have the energy to do it, so I think it's always good to make the most of your life and living as much as possible."
- Marc Almond
(Related: Life, Work, Day, Energy, Living)

"Selfishly, I make music for me. I like to make music. I like looking for songs. I like working with interesting musicians. I like producing records. It's something I will always do."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Music, Musicians, Songs, Will)

"I find that it's nice to work with somebody and spin off on someone else's feelings. You get a little jaded by yourself."
- Herb Alpert
(Related: Work, Feelings, Jaded)

"I never thought I was the most beautiful model out there or the most sexy woman, but I was a hard worker."
- Carol Alt
(Related: Thought, Woman)

"It was from them that I learned that hard work in stable surroundings could yield rewards, even if only in infinitesimally small increments."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Hard work, Yield)

"We are very fortunate to be recognized here in such an extraordinary manner for work that we enjoy."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work)

"I spent eighteen months as a graduate student in physics at Columbia University, waiting unhappily for an opportunity to work in a laboratory and wondering if I should continue in physics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Months, Physics, University, Waiting)

"Eight months later, having left Columbia, I was studying physics in a summer program and working in Colorado when I decided to enroll as a graduate student in biophysics."
- Sidney Altman
(Related: Months, Physics, Summer)

"And one thing that I always believed and that I knew for certain was that I could never have sustained a personal relationship while I worked this hard, or while I was that driven this intensely by the story."
- Christiane Amanpour
"I leave CNN with the utmost respect, love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here. This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years, and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Family, Love, Admiration, Company, Past, Respect, Years)

"I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it'll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Experience, Job, Light, Network)

"I never thought about being on a series before. It seemed like such a big commitment. But I love going to work every day. This is not about ego, it's about work, and that's refreshing in this town."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Love, Work, Thought, Being, Commitment, Day, Ego)

"I came to L.A. to work and become a better actress, not to be a star."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Work)

"Writing is not the easiest way to make a living. Your work long hours, usually all by yourself. It is not a way to make money."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Money, Work, Living, Writing)

"In my professional work with the Agency, by the late '70s, I had come to question the value of a great deal of what we were doing, in terms of the intelligence agency's impact on American policy."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Policy, American, Question, Value)

"In the exercise of God's efficiency, the decree of God comes first. This manner of working is the most perfect of all and notably agrees with the divine nature."
- William Ames
(Related: Nature, God, Efficiency, Exercise, First)

"Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Work, Talent, Light)

"That's a wonderful change that's taken place, and so most poetry today is published, if not directly by the person, certainly by the enterprise of the poet himself, working with his friends."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Poetry, Friends, Today)

"There's something to be said in favor of working in isolation in the real world."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Isolation, World)

"They killed my character off and as God would have it, just when they told me I would never work again, I got cast in a little program called Roots, and as they would say, the rest is history."
- John Amos
(Related: History, Work, God, Character, Rest)

"We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia, and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art, where we had hoped to do the readings."
- David Amram
(Related: Art)

"That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there."
- David Amram
(Related: Music, Books, Listening, Network, Reading)

"When I was snowed under with the work of an idol, I didn't have time to think."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Time, Work)

"Until now, I've not done a project where the produce, rapper and singer has never worked together like this before, and I had a chance to try a variety of styles."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Chance, Now, Project, Variety)

"I think afterall, a promotion video is a piece of work in it's own right."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Work, Promotion, Right)

"Aside from my work, in my everyday private life, I'm not a very adventureous person. I don't look for change."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Change, Life, Work)

"Actually, recording the Suite Chic album was so much fun and while working on this new album, people that I've worked with from Suite Chic has lend their voice."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: People, Fun, Voice)

"Always, your work is the same: You have to tell a story, you have to make a character. It doesn't matter if there are thousands of dollars, millions behind it, or if there is nothing."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Work, Character, Nothing)

"Glenn Close is a living icon. You look at the work, and I think it's wild, because she thinks some of her best work was in Dangerous Liaisons and that's what I believe as well."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Living)

"Some of these guys... I've worked with Ice Cube, I think he's an immensely talented rapper and actor."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Actor)

"If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Care, Day, Job, Respect)

"I've worked with some actors who can't act."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Act, Actors)

"You take the quote from Sam Jackson about how he'll never work with a rapper, and I can understand where he's coming from because he says rappers can't act."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Act)

"The situation in America is when it starts moving there, all the bands from England move over to America and work from there, so that they're available all the time for everyone that wants them in person."
- Benny Anderson
(Related: Time, Work, America, England)

"The well-cared-for woman is a parasite, and the woman who must work is a slave."
- Cora Anderson
(Related: Work, Woman)

"When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work."
- Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
(Related: Work, Father, Opposition)

"Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, Work, Friend, Being, Empowerment, Feeling, Nothing, Service)

"In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Dad, Time, College, Jobs, Parents, School)

"In time, she learned to develop her own opinion of the people that she worked for, and she got stronger. Think she's now much stronger. In the beginning she wanted to believe she was strong but sometimes she faltered."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Time, People, Beginning, Now, Opinion)

"The biggest challenge in New Orleans has been to find workers who can climb a ladder after lunch."
- Harry Anderson
(Related: Challenge, Workers)

"Look there are going to be, there are already adjustment processes in place but the point is that you'll actually make them work and get satisfactory outcomes if there's decent burden sharing along the way. If there's, if you like a proper transitional assistance."
- John Anderson
(Related: Work, Burden, Sharing)

"It is one of the issues that will have to be worked through however let me make the point and I think anyone would accept that if you set it up properly, not only will you get better environmental outcomes, you have a chance to create more wealth with the available resource."
- John Anderson
(Related: Environmental, Wealth, Chance, Will)

"All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides."
- Judith Anderson
(Related: Nature, Work, Environment, Living, Spirit)

"My total year's income from working as hard as I possibly could from writing went from like $30 one year to about $70 the next year. And it made me realize that maybe you couldn't really pay the rent that way."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Income, Writing)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"I don't think the author should make the reader do that much work to remember who somebody is."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Work)

"I got to spend all of my time every day at work reading and editing papers about cutting-edge technical research and getting paid for it. Then I'd go home at night and turn what I learned into science fiction stories."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Home, Science, Time, Work, Day, Fiction, Night, Reading, Research)

"People are really suffering these days. There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal despair as they wonder what are they working for."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: People, Corporate, Despair, Suffering, Wonder)

"One of the things I learned from working on the Olympics was, the world does not need another big multimedia show."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: World)

"My work is more about trying to ask good questions and not trying to come up with big shows. Every fashion company is doing that, every car company is doing that."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Car, Work, Company, Fashion, Questions, Trying)

"It's just such a great miracle when things do work, and they work for such a wild variety of crazy reasons."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Work, Variety)

"The problem with prototypes is they don't always work."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Work)

"A lot of the work in United States is highly critical of technology. I'm using 15,000 watts of power and 18 different pieces of electronic equipment to say that."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Power, Work, Technology, states, United)

"I'm a real workaholic."
- Laurie Anderson
"I think artists who are attracted to working on the Net will adjust their work to the capabilities of a very small screen."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Work, Artists, Will)

"I so much appreciate it when anybody tries to make something and tries to be an artist - I'm happy to see the work."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: Work, Artist)

"I do know the Spelling family. I worked for Aaron Spelling when I was a brunette. I've known them since Tori was a little girl."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Family, Spelling)

"I've been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease."
- Loni Anderson
(Related: Education, Health, Awareness, Disease)

"My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy."
- Pamela Anderson
(Related: Work, Buying, Relaxation, Shops, Therapy)

"My own work in spin glass and its consequences has formed some of the intellectual basis for these interests."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Work, Consequences)

"I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Boys, Girls, Now, Recreation, Years)

"Being a father, well, I don't know if this is a change, but it makes me want to get out of here faster. Get off the clock. Just 'cause the baby is my reason for living, my reason for coming to work."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Work, Change, Father, Baby, Being, Living, Reason, Want)

"As far as the future for the Showtime episodes that have already aired, we are sold into syndication so we'll be appearing primarily on the Fox syndicated networks and then eventually the SCI FI Channel. So, we'll be around for a while."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Future)

"I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

"I go about looking at horses and cattle. They eat grass, make love, work when they have to, bear their young. I am sick with envy of them."
- Sherwood Anderson
(Related: Work, Love, Envy, Horses)

"My idea of managing is giving the ball to Tom Seaver and sitting down and watching him work."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Work, Idea, Giving)

"One of the things I enjoyed the most is just working as an actor."
- Wes Anderson
(Related: Actor)

"When I draw something, the brain and the hands work together."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Work)

"Every time you work, you have to do it all over again, to rid yourself of this dross. I suppose for a person who is not an artist or not attempting art, it is not dross, because it is the common exchange of everyday life."
- Carl Andre
(Related: Life, Time, Art, Work, Artist)

"The Queen's intelligence network is a hell of a lot better than anyone's in this palace. Bar none. She knows everything. I don't know how she does it. And she sees everything."
- Prince Andrew
(Related: Intelligence, Hell, Network, Queen)

"Sometimes oppurtunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Past, Right)

"I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on."
- Julie Andrews
(Related: Work, Money, Authority, Woman)

"There is no rule without revolts and conspiracies, even as there is no property without work and worry."
- Ivo Andric
(Related: Work, Property, Worry)

"Well I look for an accompanist that does his work well, this to begin."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Work)

"He who does Christ's work must stay with Christ always."
- Fra Angelico
(Related: Work, Christ)

"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Love, Work, Courage, Hope)

"Nothing will work unless you do."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Work, Nothing, Will)

"As far as I knew white women were never lonely, except in books. White men adored them, Black men desired them and Black women worked for them."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Men, Women, Books, Lonely)

"Look I eat really well and I work out, but I also indulge when I want to. I don't starve myself in an extremist way. You're not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I'd be devastated."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Work, Coffee, Want, Wine)

"The Lord had the wonderful advantage of being able to work alone."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Work, Being)

"My father is a man of impeccable character who has worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years. His integrity is beyond reproach."
- Kojo Annan
(Related: Father, Character, Integrity, Man, Nations, United, Years)

"I make movies just as painters paint: I work where I can."
- Jean-Jacques Annaud
(Related: Movies, Work)

"Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Work, Vacation)

"Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Work, Money, People, Interest)

"I maintain the rather old-fashioned view that this is my work and it's in the public arena, but that doesn't entitle everyone to know what happened at home before coming here."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Home, Work, Old, Public)

"Judi Dench and Ian McKellen taught me how to work hard and respect the theatre."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Work, Respect, Theatre)

"I go on giving interviews because I've been brought up to support the projects I'm involved in. When you've enjoyed working on a production, you want to do them a favour."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Giving, Production, Projects, Support, Want)

"Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Work, Power, Genius, Boldness, Magic, Mind, Will)

"Achievement results from work realizing ambition."
- Adam Ant
(Related: Work, Achievement, Ambition, Results)

"Be quiet, or my wife will take away your first born and make him or her work in one of her sweatshops!"
- Marc Anthony
(Related: Work, Wife, First, Quiet, Will)

"Normally I work out a general summary of what I mean to do, then start writing, and the details can be different from my anticipation. So there is considerable flow, but always within channels."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Work, Anticipation, Writing)

"Have a working spouse, because you won't earn a living from writing - not at first, if ever. My wife worked for years to support us."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Wife, First, Living, Support, Writing, Years)

"I wish my readers took less of my time - about a third of my working time goes to them - but I love and need them all."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Love, Time)

"I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was glad for the chance to work with him. Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers."
- Piers Anthony
(Related: Work, Chance, Lovers, May, Today)

"Oh, if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Work)

"I don't want to die as long as I can work; the minute I can not, I want to go."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Work, Want)

"Join the union, girls, and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work."
- Susan B. Anthony
(Related: Work, Girls)

"When I got to the reading all the work, I was reduced to being an actor in an experimental play that I'd already written. And I didn't want to be an actor."
- David Antin
(Related: Work, Actor, Being, Play, Reading, Want)

"I was very committed to the process of composing, working at poems, putting things together and taking them apart like some kind of experimental filmmaker."
- David Antin
(Related: Poems)

"I got all my work done to graduate in two months and then they were like, I'm sorry, you have to take driver's ed. I just kind of went, Oh, forget it."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Work, Forget, Months)

"Music video directors, who conceive, write and direct these works, enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial benefit from the sale of our work, and many times are not even credited."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Music, Work, Financial, Rights)

"It's still the same job, the same anxieties, but it did feel a lot different, that kind of budget, that schedule, and frankly, the slowness of it all, and also having a lot of other units working."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Job)

"It is possible to demonstrate God's existence, although not a priori, yet a posteriori from some work of His more surely known to us."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Work, God, Existence)

"Three conditions are necessary for Penance: contrition, which is sorrow for sin, together with a purpose of amendment; confession of sins without any omission; and satisfaction by means of good works."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Purpose, Confession, Satisfaction, Sin, Sorrow)

"To live well is to work well, to show a good activity."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Work)

"The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces."
- Thomas Aquinas
(Related: Work, Lie, Artist, Excellence, Will)

"The other thing is we have an incredible villain. And we worked very hard to have villains that are connected to the hero. They have an effect, an emotional effect. They never become out-of-this-world, crazy villains."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Effect)

"Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work."
- Louis Aragon
(Related: Imagination, Men, Work, Fear, Ideas, Control, Error, Reason, Senses)

"My work is so unorthodox that from one panel to the next, the drawings are completely different... totally opposed to the way of working in something like animation, where every drawing has to look like the one before."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Work, Animation)

"When sadness happens in the middle of work, I separate my personal grief from my train of thought."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Work, Thought, Grief, Sadness)

"I live in a very small town and now that I've closed down my studio, I'm working at home."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Home, Now)

"Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: Design, Character, Solution)

"I would have to work on the song and figure out how they wanted the song done, because they're such high-intensity songs. We figure that out first, then I go back and listen to it and go over and rehearse stuff with it and try to get a feel for the words."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Work, First, Song, Songs, Words)

"Oh yeah, our first tour in Europe they wouldn't give me the time off from work."
- Tom Araya
(Related: Time, Work, Europe, First)

"I work from awkwardness. By that I mean I don't like to arrange things. If I stand in front of something, instead of arranging it, I arrange myself."
- Diane Arbus
(Related: Work)

"Dear, never forget one little point. It's my business. You just work here."
- Elizabeth Arden
(Related: Work, Business, Forget)

"Then I realized my early work did have something special that audiences adored apart from what I humbly thought about them. They occupy a distinguished niche in Italian film history and probably always will."
- Dario Argento
(Related: History, Work, Thought, Audiences, Film, Will)

"The psychiatrists examine you and ask you about your life and work, and then they decide whether your film can be shown or not. It's a horrible experience."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Experience, Life, Work, Film)

"Maybe when I stop making movies, I'll understand my work better."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Work, Movies)

"There was absolutely no work for Latinos and blacks."
- Victor Argo
(Related: Work)

"I had to get up run in the morning for 2 hours, go to the gym and also get good opponents as sparring partners because I'm a big believer in that how you train is how you will fight at least when it came to me that's how it worked."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Opponents, Will)

"It's a lot about the individual and it's really up to you, how much you dedicate to the fight and how hard you are working and that's where the outcome will come."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Will)

"I will work to bring peace to everyone - whatever economic level - as long as you are Haitian."
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide
(Related: Peace, Work, Will)

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."
- Aristotle
(Related: Work, Job, Perfection, Pleasure)

"Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit."
- Aristotle
(Related: Friendship, Work, Quick, Wishing)

"It's a lot of work and I also feel like I've done it. I miss comedy. And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint, that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life, much more of a life, than on a drama."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Work, Life, Comedy, Day, Drama)

"I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Love, Work, Drama, Honor, Variety, Want)

"The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Wisdom, People, Difference, Future, News, Now)

"People essentially like local news better than network news."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Network, News)

"One of the towering people in this industry said, why don't you go and make a five-year contract with somebody, make yourself several million dollars and put it away, then go and do whatever you want, work for public TV if you want."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Work, People, Public, Want)

"I don't think the news department will have to lie down and play dead like it has in the past. By and large the network has been understanding, but then so have I."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Lie, Network, News, Past, Play, Understanding, Will)

"One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?"
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Son, People, Fight, Network, News, Question, Want)

"I don't think people realize the extent to which TV networks are hurt when they carry public broadcasting. I think the estimate is that they lose a half-million dollars for a half day's programming."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Day, Hurt, Programming, Public)

"Yes, but the great thing about all the people - and I don't think there is any exception - who I've worked with is they've all been very, very talented musicians."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: People, Musicians)

"Inspiration doesn't really work like that - you're not looking out for it. Inspiration is something that tends to capture you rather than you capture it."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Work, Inspiration)

"That is one of the things about going on tour, that I get to work with some really talented people and it allows me to be able to listen to them as well - and just have fun on stage."
- Joan Armatrading
(Related: Work, People, Fun)

"I call it small government, grass-roots activism: The Tea Party activists are a part of it, FreedomWorks is part of it. FreedomWorks is the longest-standing, most active organization within this movement."
- Dick Armey
(Related: Government, Party, Tea)

"Retired is being tired twice, I've thought, first tired of working, then tired of not."
- Richard Armour
(Related: Thought, Being, First)

"I really wanted to work hard on my lyrics."
- Brody Armstrong
(Related: Work)

"Dante didn't work out, and then we found Ryan. He worked at a comic, record and toy store in Fremont."
- Brody Armstrong
(Related: Work)

"The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Travel, Work, Time, Regret)

"I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Work)

"Since I was very young I have always worked hard at whatever I have had to do."
- Desi Arnaz
"Because I think a lot of people felt like, ultimately - and this isn't the first time I've said this, so I'll bore you again with it - but ultimately it was... I think it felt like homework a bit for people."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Time, People, First)

"The show had run its course on the Fox network."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Network)

"Look, I get it; you come home, you work hard, and you turn on your TV... You kind of want to escape a little bit and be taken away by something. Our show required you to pay attention, and if that's not what you wanted to do, then it wasn't going to be for you, and that's OK."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Work, Home, Attention, Want)

"Most shows, you really have to force it. And everybody's nervous, and the network is nervous, and they've all got their notepads out, and they're all going to give notes on what they think is funny, and everybody's trying to spin their jokes, and this was so - the script was so good that we didn't have to really do anything, and it made it so easy for us to do well."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Funny, Force, Jokes, Network, Trying)

"This pilot, by far, was the best I ever read - and I hope that insults every other pilot I worked on."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Hope, Insults)

"Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function. A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers, the body of an animal, or a machine, can work only if it is in physical order."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Work, Body, Machine, Order)

"For the creation of a masterwork of literature two powers must concur, the power of the man and the power of the moment, and the man is not enough without the moment."
- Matthew Arnold
(Related: Power, Creation, Literature, Man)

"Birth control that really works - every night before we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids."
- Roseanne Barr Arnold
(Related: Control, Bed, Birth control, Kids, Night)

"One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Age, Life, Men, Work, Childhood, Evening, Hard work, Labor, May, Sun)

"Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Thought, Knowledge, Value)

"I only want to work with actors that really get it and make it work. I didn't want it to be a star-driven thing anymore."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Work, Actors, Want)

"There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If 'Pi' didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If 'Requiem for a Dream' didn't work out, they would have called me a 'one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump'."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Work, Idea, Dream, Career, Pressure, Tension, Wonder)

"Markets that don't work we're going to step away from."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Work)

"We continued the hard work of integrating TWA, because at that time we still thought an efficient connecting hub in St. Louis could be a profitable addition to our network."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Hard work, Network)

"I don't have a goal but I just want to work on movies that I really like."
- Patricia Arquette
(Related: Movies, Work, Goal, Want)

"An interpreter must give his blood to the work interpreted."
- Claude Arrau
(Related: Work, Blood)

"My assignment was exclusively in the research field, and my first published paper, On the Optimal Use of Winds for Flight Planning, was the outgrowth of that work."
- Kenneth Joseph Arrow
(Related: Work, First, Planning, Research)

"The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Power)

"While there's been much progress on terrorism, there's still much work to do and it is very important that the countries work together in order to address this threat together."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Work, Progress, Countries, Order, Terrorism)

"We have the hardest working people in the world, the most adaptable and the most congenial to employ."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: People, World)

"It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present."
- Antonin Artaud
(Related: Time, Work, Absence, Opium, Order, Present)

"I'm looking at working with people I get on with, that respect me, that don't just see me as a piece of ass. Which I have experienced as well. I've nearly walked off very big films before, and I would, because I don't want that in my life. I want to enjoy the work I do."
- Gemma Arterton
(Related: Work, Life, People, Respect, Want)

"I can't imagine working without and audience."
- Bea Arthur
"But that's one of the nice things about doing a stage show, if something doesn't work out, you have the luxury of working on it over time."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Time, Work, Luxury)

"We should so work as if we were to be saved by our works; and so rely on Jesus Christ, as if we did no works."
- Francis Asbury
(Related: Work, Christ)

"Give yourself something to work toward - constantly."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Work)

"We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Work, People, Honor, Royalty, Will)

"Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: People, Forget, Saying)

"I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length."
- John Ashbery
(Related: Poetry, Time)

"It would be a foolish high representative who worked that way."
- Paddy Ashdown
"It works both ways: there are victims of tragedy who come to me who have experienced grief of such magnitude that they cannot reconcile. Likewise, I cannot change the mentality of those who committed the crimes or the fools who followed them."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Change, Fools, Grief, Tragedy, Victims)

"Later, I discovered there was a lot of work to being good in tennis."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Work, Being, Tennis)

"I am still working with music, but Gordon and I no longer perform together."
- Peter Asher
(Related: Music)

"Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else."
- Evelyn Ashford
(Related: Work, Hard work, Nothing)

"After doing this, going away, trying other things and working on other shows, this character, and working within Days of Our Lives, has been one of the most enjoyable experiences in my career."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Character, Career, Trying)

"Melissa and I have the best working relationship, and we feel that Jack and Jennifer have so much more to do."
- Matthew Ashford
"It's a rare thing to find somebody you can work with, work off of, and have fun with."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Work, Fun)

"It ended up being a very good thing, because they finally started writing for the character, and I realized that you have to go to work with a purpose. I learned from the experience and then moved on."
- Matthew Ashford
(Related: Experience, Work, Character, Purpose, Being, Writing)

"I was interested in opera and it seemed to me that the only possible theatre for contemporary opera would be television. So I started working towards a kind of television kind of opera."
- Robert Ashley
(Related: Opera, Television, Theatre)

"Above and beyond having the social life, to have a core group of people that you work with and spend time with and learn how to work with is a nice thing."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Time, Work, Life, People)

"Love has the quality of informing almost everything - even one's work."
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner
(Related: Love, Work, Quality)

"Part of the inhumanity of the computer is that, once it is competently programmed and working smoothly, it is completely honest."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Computer)

"Writing that's not working for a living."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Living, Writing)

"We always expect tremendous criticism. It is my role to be the lightning rod ... to attract the attacks against the organization for our work, and that is a difficult role. On the other hand, I get undue credit."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Work, Credit, Criticism)

"I've worked for 27 years nonstop in theater and films. That's a lot of work."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Work, Theater, Years)

"Maybe you don't work for seven months a year, but you'll work again. It may be a piece of garbage, so you wear hip boots."
- Armand Assante
(Related: Work, May, Months)

"I do not want to act unless I have a a great intimacy with the people I'm working with."
- Armand Assante
(Related: People, Act, Intimacy, Want)

"If God can work through me, he can work through anyone."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Work, God)

"I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, he can work through anyone."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Work, God)

"I get into certain yoga positions at times, when I'm working out and for exercises. I use a little of it in some of my meditation, but I chant now and that sort of replaced it."
- John Astin
(Related: Meditation, Now, Yoga)

"Poe was a student of many things, and among those things he read and referred to in his work was the Bible."
- John Astin
(Related: Work, Bible)

"My work is to reach people with ideas, hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight, and revelation. That's what an actor wants to do."
- John Astin
(Related: Work, Dreams, People, Ideas, Actor, Encouragement)

"United Artists wanted to do records with me. I had no idea, what a rare thing that was... to make an album. And they put a guy with me working on songs, and I got busy with films. I just kind of let it slide. Isn't that amazing?"
- John Astin
(Related: Idea, Artists, Songs, United)

"I started at the age of 8 and have been lucky to be still working."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Age)

"When I am working it is up early and coffee and 15 hours of being on the set. When I am not working, it is up late and coffee, golf or softball and hopefully a ball game on the television."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Being, Coffee, Golf, Television)

"When I was eight years old I went to visit my brother who was working on a movie of the week with my mother and I saw how much fun he was having and I decided I wanted to try it too."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Mother, Brother, Fun, Old, Visit, Years)

"The filmmakers who I'm pining to work for aren't ringing my phone off the hook."
- Sean Astin
(Related: Work)

"The reward is that you can actually create a world separate from reality with a story, actors, music, and camera design. When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Design, Music, People, Actors, Reality, Reward, World)

"On Planet of the Apes, I had a very knowledgeable team who knew good materials, but I had one main source person who worked online and on the street continually looking for the proper materials."
- Colleen Atwood
"I had to work out that it was something that could move, without having everybody in spray painted leotards."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Work)

"Planet of the Apes was a gigantic challenge, making the clothes work so people could do stunts and action in the clothes. I really learned a lot about that in that movie."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Work, People, Action, Challenge, Clothes)

"I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Father, Son, Affection, Alienation, Law)

"I came out of repertory theater, where I worked 50 weeks a year, and I loved working with the people."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: People, Theater)

"A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Work, People, America, Man, Office)

"All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Art, Work, Idea, Act, Artist, Sense, Will)

"Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Work, Dancing, Geography, Mathematics)

"I feel fully decided that we should all go to Europe together and to work as if an established Partnership for Life consisting of Husband Wife and Children."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Life, Work, Wife, HusbChildren, Europe, Partnership)

"It took some time to gather the research and develop it into the storyline, and to finally finish an origin myth poem that I had been working on for twenty years."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Time, Myth, Research, Years)

"Of the two, I would think of my work as closer to Science Fiction than Fantasy."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Work, Fantasy, Fiction)

"The little dissatisfaction which every artist feels at the completion of a work forms the germ of a new work."
- Berthold Auerbach
(Related: Work, Artist, Completion)

"I destroy things every day in the act of working and often recall a picture I had considered finished in order to rework it."
- Frank Auerbach
(Related: Act, Day, Order)

"To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination."
- Frank Auerbach
(Related: Imagination, Work, People, Beginning, Magic, Sense, Will)

"The unity in any painter's work arises from the fact that a person, brought to a desperate situation, will behave in a certain way... style."
- Frank Auerbach
(Related: Work, Fact, Style, Unity, Will)

"People working in the private sector should try to save money. There remains the possibility that it may someday be valuable again."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Money, People, Possibility, May)

"By the time the people asking the questions are ready for the answers, the people doing the work have lost track of the questions."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Time, Work, People, Answers, Questions)

"By the time of the United States Tricentennial, there will be more government workers than there are workers."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Government, Time, states, United, Will, Workers)

"Hardware works best when it matters the least."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Hardware)

"The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Beginning, Confession, Evil, First)

"Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Intelligence, Children, Creation)

"Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."
- Saint Augustine
(Related: Work, God)

"Journalists prize independence - not teamwork."
- Ken Auletta
(Related: Teamwork, Independence)

"Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Work)

"The Gita is the greatest gospel of spiritual works ever yet given to the race."
- Sri Aurobindo
(Related: Gita, Race, Spiritual)

"Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Vanity)

"I was always interested in French poetry sort of as a sideline to my own work, I was translating contemporary French poets. That kind of spilled out into translation as a way to earn money, pay for food and put bread on the table."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Food, Poetry, Money, Work, Poets)

"They went back there, looked at all the computers, asked me to come in and tell them what all the computers were for specifically so they knew how to dismantle the network I had been running."
- Sherman Austin
(Related: Computers, Network, Running)

"As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings, let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one."
- Warren R. Austin
(Related: Work, God, Meetings, Name, Problems, Solution, Spiritual)

"I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Public, Safety)

"I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Commerce, Open)

"We can no longer let the threat of an early frost send a chill of fear throughout a large portion of our workforce. Diversification is the only answer."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Fear)

"I'll be 65 in September and I work as much as I want to, take cruises with Kay, relax with my family, do everything in moderation, because I want to enjoy my life."
- Frankie Avalon
(Related: Life, Work, Family, Moderation, Relax, Want)

"God gave us faculties for our use; each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep, but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Work, God, Charm, Reward, Sleep, Will)

"This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

"I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Values, Country, Ideals, Job)

"I haven't given up on working... across the aisle on issues and maybe it'll take an election or two for that to fully ferment, maybe it you know sometimes it takes awhile for people to realize what the best path is."
- David Axelrod
(Related: People)

"We can't have - we can't have a patchwork of 50 states developing their own immigration policy. I understand the frustration of people in Arizona. They want the federal government to step up and deal with this problem once and for all, and that's what we want to do."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Government, People, Policy, Frustration, states, Want)

"These were all middle-class kids from literary backgrounds, joining this sort of train going by, this pop train, jumping on. Whereas the rest of the rock scene, you'll find that there's mostly working-class people."
- Kevin Ayers
(Related: People, Kids, Literary, Rest)

"I was being an artist, being sensitive and technical as artists are. I'm sure Leonardo Da Vinci did that. Artists don't always feel the same as others feel about their work."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Work, Artist, Artists, Being)

"Godzilla's a monster for the '90s. He's been working out."
- Hank Azaria
"Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism."
- Nnamdi Azikiwe
(Related: People, Fight, Heroism, Israel, World)

"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
(Related: Life, Work, Quality, People, Country, Economy, Today)

"There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Society, Values, Evolution, Future, Ideals, Will)

"The work of Nigeria is not complete for as long as there is any one Nigerian who goes to bed on empty stomach."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Work, Bed)

"Our choice of a reform framework dictated that we looked at the fundamental assumptions that had driven Nigeria's economy, society and policy hitherto and to seek ways of either abandoning or transcending those assumptions and their supporting institutions."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Society, Policy, Choice, Economy, Reform)

"Whenever the work is itself light, it becomes necessary, in order to economize time, to increase the velocity."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Work, Time, Light, Order)

"I'm going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, Generations, Land, Now, Talk)

"I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Chance, Conservation, Country, President)

"Protecting all this land, working with the President to establish all these monuments, to, you know... I think the President has a land protection record that's second to no one in this century, maybe Teddy Roosevelt."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Land, Monuments, President, Protection)

"We had kind of a rocky start, but I spent a lot of time working with the President and handing him statistics and showing him what we were doing as we went along and kind of saying to him, you know, this is really important."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Time, President, Saying, Statistics)

"We have an obligation to live in harmony with creation, with our capital... with God's creation. And we need to administer and work that very carefully."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Work, God, Creation, Harmony, Obligation)

"Since every man desires happiness, it is evidently no small matter whether he conceives of happiness in terms of work or of enjoyment."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Happiness, Work, Enjoyment, Man)

"We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services."
- Joe Baca
(Related: America, Job, Neglect, Training, Workers)

"To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

"Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship."
- Joe Baca
(Related: People, Character, Citizenship, Needs, Reform)

"Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, American, Driving, Exploitation, Jobs, Manufacturing)

"According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value."
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(Related: Change, Work, Criticism, Praise, Principles, Value)

"TV is so seductive with a great workday. You're going to work and making people laugh, and that's fantastic."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Work, People)

"The challenging thing is that we go home after doing the run-through and the writers stay there working, so sometimes I get script changes delivered to me at midnight. It's constantly shifting."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Home, Midnight, Writers)

"I worked hard. Anyone who works as hard as I did can achieve the same results."
- Johannes Sebastian Bach
(Related: Results)

"The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Work, Want)

"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Power, Work, Being, May)

"You are never given a wish without being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Power, Work, Being, May)

"I had to get out of my record deal that I signed with my previous band and get a full solo record deal going so, with all of the paperwork that, that entails it did take a while."
- Sebastian Bach
"Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Age, Work, Actor, Media)

"When you play all that as a body of work there are four great songs, four mediocre songs and four bad songs. I didn't know it at the time; I was just doing my best."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Work, Time, Body, Play, Songs)

"You take all the things that frighten you, and when you can get them to work for you all of sudden people are calling you a success."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Success, Work, People)

"The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Music, Work, Son, Community, Dying, Folk, Projects)

"It would be fun to have someone in the White House who has worked in the private sector... and someone who understands that wealth creation is a good thing and they want more of it. Wealth is good."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Wealth, Creation, Fun, Want)

"All of the problems we're facing with debt are manmade problems. We created them. It's called fantasy economics. Fantasy economics only works in a fantasy world. It doesn't work in reality."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Work, Debt, Economics, Fantasy, Problems, Reality, World)

"By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Home, Encouraging, Burden, Welfare, Will, Workers)

"Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Health, Society, Financial, Beginning, Class, Exploitation, Play, Rules, Workers)

"Most illegals are without health insurance, and when these workers need emergency healthcare, the American taxpayer gets stuck with the bill."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Health, American, Healthcare, Workers)

"Much of my work has come from being lazy."
- John Backus
(Related: Work, Being)

"Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Men, Merit, Public)

"It comes down to the way you treat people. When you treat people with dignity and respect all the time, you can work through anything."
- John Bacon
(Related: Work, Time, People, Dignity, Respect)

"I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Work, People, Acting, Actor, World)

"I didn't get into this so I could talk about my work, my movies. You become an actor to act."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Movies, Work, Act, Actor, Talk)

"When it happened to us and it was all gone overnight, we said, 'We are in this together, we are healthy, our children are healthy and we can work'."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Work, Children)

"The personality problem is so tough when you're not able to pay people. It's bad enough when you can pay people, but, when you have people working for free, often their motivation is diminished considerably."
- John Badham
(Related: Motivation, People, Personality)

"I think some people in their 20s really get it, that acting is about creativity and the work. They get their maturity from their work."
- Jane Badler
(Related: Work, People, Creativity, Acting, Maturity)

"I consider my musical ability to be a gift from the Creator. It's not that I try to work hard or nothing like that, it's a gift, it was given to me, and I appreciate it."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Work, Ability, Nothing)

"I believed in myself, and I've always worked very, very hard as an artist, and I am an artist in every sense of the word."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Artist, Sense, Word)

"Anything that had to do with art I been doing all my life. It was a gift. It's nothing I work real hard at doing."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Art, Work, Life, Nothing)

"What I work hard at doing is staying on a path of being kind and showing and proving that I'm a good person to society. That's hard. The talent, that's a gift. I just came here like that."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Work, Society, Talent, Being)

"I have a master plan as an artist. I've always said I'm not going to be punching nobody's clock. I will work as an artist to survive in this world."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Work, Artist, Will, World)

"The real essence of work is concentrated energy."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Work, Energy)

"No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Work, Meditation)

"I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don't think it works in other music, other kinds of playing."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Music, Being, Want)

"For me, Company is still the best way for me to work."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Work, Company)

"Personally, I've found one of the more stimulating ways of playing in recent times has been to kind of move outside the free improvised area and work with people who are probably improvisers but they have a particular way of working."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: Work, People)

"In fact it's quite gratifying for me to see some of the people who really objected to this method of working now being quite so profligate in their use of it."
- Derek Bailey
(Related: People, Being, Fact, Now)

"Extension work is not exhortation. Nor is it exploitation of the people, or advertising of an institution, or publicity work for securing students. It is a plain, earnest, and continuous effort to meet the needs of the people on their own farms and in the localities."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Work, People, Advertising, Effort, Exploitation, Needs, Publicity, Students)

"What the world really needs is more love and less paper work."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Love, Work, Needs, World)

"There are two kinds of talent, man-made talent and God-given talent. With man-made talent you have to work very hard. With God-given talent, you just touch it up once in a while."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Work, Talent, God, Man)

"The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love. What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork."
- Pearl Bailey
(Related: Love, Joy, Needs, World)

"Pairs skating and singles are two different things. Although some skaters have achieved this successfully, it is a very difficult transition. You're looking at double work."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Work)

"I want kids to enjoy skating and I think it's a great workout."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Kids, Want)

"My weaknesses are my jumps. The reason is that although I land them in practice, when I actually compete or perform, I should let my body go and stabilize my mind better. Also, I need to work on not letting negative thoughts and emotions get to me on the ice."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Work, Negative, Thoughts, Body, Emotions, Land, Mind, Practice, Reason)

"The last Hague Conference has in the meantime expressed its opinion that a body should be established which could prepare for the work involved more effectively than has hitherto proved possible."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Work, Body, Opinion)

"If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast, you'll never do anything good."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Work)

"We worked very hard to make extensions very simple."
- Mitchell Baker
"People notice it and they help you participate and see your work included in this project and when we ship our browser, you and millions of other people get to see the fruits of your efforts."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Work, People, Help, Project)

"Of course, it's hard to support full-time programmers, so we do get funds from a set of companies that are interested in the health of the Mozilla project and so are willing to support the people working for the Foundation as well."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: Health, People, Project, Support)

"Spoon the sauce over the ice cream. It will harden. This is what you have been working for."
- Nicholson Baker
(Related: Will)

"Objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories: those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Work)

"Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Work)

"The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any."
- Russell Baker
(Related: Work, Suspicion, Writer, Writing)

"So you can't lose serving God, and that all things work together for good."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Work, God)

"O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Man, Trying, World)

"Cartooning at its best is a fine art. I'm a cartoonist who works in the medium of animation, which also allows me to paint my cartoons."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Art, Animation, Cartoons)

"I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started, saying that outrageous adult animation works."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Animation, First, Problems, Saying, Today)

"Lord of the Rings made me realize that I'm not interested in doing anyone else's work."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Work)

"I went into show business because I love to work with people, and what I enjoy most about acting is rehearsing and getting to know people and their talents, forming relationships. Working in this business, barriers drop and you get into people real quickly."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Business, Love, Work, People, Acting, Relationships)

"I don't think that a company should own a studio and the network, and program for their own network. It hurts the creativity - it is not a level playing field."
- Scott Bakula
(Related: Creativity, Company, Network)

"Political Freedom without economic equality is a pretense, a fraud, a lie; and the workers want no lying."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Equality, Lie, Fraud, Freedom, Lying, Want, Workers)

"I loved being in Close Encounters, just to watch Steven Spielberg working was exciting."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Being)

"You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Personality, Sense)

"My heroes are the camera crew and the electricians. They work such long hours."
- Adam Baldwin
(Related: Work, Heroes)

"There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Work, Challenge, Future, Now, Salvation, Will)

"Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Work, Men, Enthusiasm, Effort, Labor)

"I would say that social work began in my mind in the Unitarian Church when I was ten or twelve years old, and I started to do things that I thought would help other people."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: Work, Thought, People, Church, Help, Mind, Old, Years)

"A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money."
- William Baldwin
(Related: Life, Money, Work, Quality, People, Community, Living)

"There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Life, Movies, People, Acting, Circumstances, Fantasy)

"'Batman' took 10 months to film, and by the time I stopped working on it, it took a long time before my English accent came out again. I was actually having to try for it."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Time, English, Film, Months)

"The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done."
- Arthur Balfour
(Related: Class, Talking, Years)

"Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Age, Life, Work, Crime, Desire, Discrimination, Living, Worth, Wrong)

"Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity, Hard work, Luck)

"Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt."
- Lucille Ball
"I have an everyday religion that works for me. Love yourself first, and everything else falls into line."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Love, Religion, First)

"I am a real ham. I love an audience. I work better with an audience. I am dead, in fact, without one."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Love, Work, Fact)

"We will make our products work out of the box."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Work, Will)

"Great companies in the way they work, start with great leaders."
- Steve Ballmer
(Related: Work, Leaders)

"No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work."
- Hosea Ballou
(Related: Business, Work, Man, Pride)

"The work with which we embark on this first volume of a series of theological studies is a work with which the philosophical person does not begin, but rather concludes."
- Hans Urs von Balthasar
(Related: Work, First)

"Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle."
- Balthus
(Related: Experience, Work, Consciousness, Criticism, Painting, Self, Struggle)

"If you marry the wrong person for the wrong reasons, then no matter how hard you work, it's never going to work, because then you have to completely change yourself, completely change them, completely - by that time, you're both dead."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Change, Time, Work, Wrong)

"There are always good parts. They may not pay what you want, and they may not have as many days' work as you want, they may not have the billing that you want, they may not have a lot of things, but - the content of the role itself - I find there are many roles."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Work, Content, May, Want)

"I am quite surprised, that with all my work, and some of it is very, very good, that nobody talks about The Miracle Worker. We're talking about Mrs. Robinson. I understand the world... I'm just a little dismayed that people aren't beyond it yet."
- Anne Bancroft
(Related: Work, People, Talking, World)

"I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: America, Constitution, Country, Day, Living, Project, Years)

"It's a character that I always found really likable. I'm fond of Zorro because he was a popular figure who worked for the people."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: People, Character, Popular)

"Very often we developed a better grasp of the subjects than the over worked teachers."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Teachers)

"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

"It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work - the night watchman."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Work, Man, Night, Theatre)

"I love working with a stylist but I also love having personal relationships with designers. A stylist is great for pulling together an entire outfit, accessories included, and for shaking me out of my comfort zone."
- Elizabeth Banks
(Related: Love, Comfort, Relationships, Zone)

"Work? I never worked a day in my life. I always loved what I was doing, had a passion for it."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Life, Work, Day, Passion)

"I learned from Mr. Wrigley, early in my career, that loyalty wins and it creates friendships. I saw it work for him in his business."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Business, Work, Career, Loyalty)

"Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the moving and relocation business. I did that for 10 years, am still doing it. And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Work, Business, Friend, Community, Open, Years)

"It was all a back-handed blessing, and my friends were the ones who kept the faith, read my work, and urged me to submit it to publishers (by sending it out for me - they would not hear no for an answer."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Faith, Work, Friends)

"We got extremely lucky. It's a tough business to work with."
- Lloyd Banks
(Related: Business, Work)

"It's hard to spend years at a time working in total solitude with no reality-check."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Time, Reality, Solitude, Years)

"If you dedicate your attention to discipline in your life you become smarter while you are writing than while you are hanging out with your pals or in any other line of work."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Life, Work, Discipline, Attention, Writing)

"For almost anyone who chooses to be a writer, since so very few writers are able to learn a living from their work that is equivalent to the living earned by the average dentist or accountant."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Work, Living, Writer, Writers)

"I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Home, Life, Kids, Reading, Weekend)

"I look at myself and pick out the things I don't like. No matter how much I work out, I never get muscle tone in my butt and hip area."
- Tyra Banks
(Related: Work)

"Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Life, EnglExpectation, Luxury, Parents)

"Mothers, unless they were very poor, didn't work. Both of my parents had to leave education. My mother had to work in a cotton mill until 18 or 19, when she took some training in domestic science."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Science, Work, Education, Mother, Mothers, Parents, Poor, Training)

"My concentration was really on getting to university and becoming a doctor. My parents let me know that school marks were important. Achievement was something which came by hard work."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Work, Achievement, Hard work, Parents, School, University)

"You can only do the work to the very best of your ability."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Work, Ability)

"Ron Howard is as good a person as you could want to work with on film. He never lost his cool. He's the most easygoing, lovely man, but he's got this enormous intelligence and a wonderful humanity."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Film, Humanity, Want)

"If I never do another movie, I will have had the privilege of working on one of the big Hollywood movies with top people, creating a world that can only be described as totally cinematic."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Movies, People, Hollywood, Privilege, Will, World)

"Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work."
- Joseph Barbara
(Related: Happiness, Work, Fulfillment, Hard work, Sense)

"Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Work, Successful, Character, Cartoons, Hard work)

"Since we have placed justification in the revelation of Jesus Christ formed and brought forth in the heart, there working his works of righteousness and bringing forth the fruits of the Spirit."
- Robert Barclay
(Related: Heart, Christ, Justification, Righteousness, Spirit)

"The combined results of several people working together is often much more effective than could be that of an individual scientist working alone."
- John Bardeen
(Related: People, Results)

"The personal thing is something I have never talked about. And I never will. That is prohibited. My job is public. But that's it. When you're not working, you don't have an obligation to be public."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Job, Obligation, Public, Will)

"Now, there are so many movies, so many festivals, and so many awards going on, each judged with each other, like your work is worse than others and that's not fair. How can you tell what's best and what's worst from these awards? We're talking about art."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Art, Work, Movies, Awards, Now, Talking)

"My concern is to continue respecting my work as I've done since I began as an actor and I could only do that if I'm strong enough to keep on doing what I think best in an artistic way."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Work, Actor, Concern)

"I will work with a director who has good material because at the end of the day, that's what counts."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Work, Day, End, Will)

"I am always saying, 'I don't believe in God; I believe in Al Pacino.' And that's true. If I ever get a phone call saying 'Would you like to work with Al Pacino?' I would go crazy."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Work, God, Saying)

"But don't call me an actor. I'm just a worker. I am an entertainer. Don't say that what I am doing is art."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Art, Actor)

"I am all right when I work. I am not superficial and I am not ungrateful."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Work, Right)

"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

"Networks decide who will have a chance to do shows, but it is the viewers who make the final decision of who stays and who goes. I am very fortunate, in that the television viewers of our country have decided that Bob Barker can stay."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Decision, Chance, Country, Television, Will)

"I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better."
- Bob Barker
(Related: Possibility, Animals, Concern, Energy, Feeling, Now, Years)

"Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work."
- Clive Barker
(Related: Work, Life, May)

"What I tried to do is deliver movies that have worked for me more than once."
- Clive Barker
(Related: Movies)

"I never 'say' anything in my work. I invent a world. Let others decide what is being 'said'."
- Howard Barker
(Related: Work, Being, World)

"I used to have friends come on tour and work as my drum tech, but they get bummed out when I have to tell them what to do. This time I'm just going to fly them out and let them hang. It's all good."
- Travis Barker
(Related: Time, Work, Friends)

"I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent, then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do, what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren."
- Ellen Barkin
(Related: Work, Husband, Teenagers)

"The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work."
- Charles Barkley
(Related: Work, Talent, Relax)

"We provide many options in many product areas that they seem to want to adopt, and that's working well for us."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Options, Want)

"I've tended to work at fast-growing companies that improve the way business gets done."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Business, Work)

"They seem to have forgotten that, and are back saying the only purpose of P2P networks is for illegal trading of owned goods. We claim part of the reason for P2P is for legal trading of what ought to be in public domain. And what is in public domain in many cases."
- John Perry Barlow
(Related: Legal, Purpose, Public, Reason, Saying)

"If the poor overweight jogger only knew how far he had to run to work off the calories in a crust of bread he might find it better in terms of pound per mile to go to a massage parlor."
- Christiaan Barnard
(Related: Work, Poor)

"The work to me is everything, and I would throw every rule overboard and send them to the bottom of the sea tomorrow, if I felt there were a more excellent way."
- Thomas John Barnardo
(Related: Work, Sea, Tomorrow)

"President Obama insists he's a free-market guy. But you have to wonder whether he understands how a free economy really works."
- Fred Barnes
(Related: Economy, President, Wonder)

"No one in government should ever think that the citizens they work for can't or won't scrutinize their actions."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Government, Work, Actions)

"And one of the things I've tried to do in my first months in office is to give more Georgians - reporters and members of the general public alike - a closer look at how their government works."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Government, First, Months, Office, Public)

"By creating a Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, we will give local governments a framework for working together on an issue that affects our whole state."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Planning, State, Water, Will)

"An interesting thing happened in 1989, right as I was graduating: the stock market crashed and really changed the landscape of the art world in New York. It made the kind of work I was doing interesting to galleries that wouldn't have normally been interested in it."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Art, Work, Right, World)

"A lot of my work has to do with not allowing my characters to have an ego in a way that the stomach doesn't have an ego when it's wanting to throw up. It just does it."
- Matthew Barney
(Related: Work, Ego)

"Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well now."
- P. T. Barnum
(Related: Work, Now)

"Working with my husband, I thought we would be at each other. As close as we are, our styles are so different. But it didn't happen - we were surprised."
- Julia Barr
(Related: HusbThought)

"Always wanted to be an actress or work with animals and now I get to do both."
- Julia Barr
(Related: Work, Animals, Now)

"As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I've done my job."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Home, Work, Husband, Housewife, Job, Kids)

"I did an episode of The Profiler. I actually worked on the last episode of Murphy Brown."
- Alice Barrett
"Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg."
- Gresham Barrett
(Related: Freedom, Retirement, Workers)

"You can take any one of our stories that we use right now, put western clothes on us, stick us out in the west and they'll work just as well - any single one of them - because they're stories about people, they're stories about things."
- Majel Barrett
(Related: Work, People, Clothes, Now, Right)

"The only work I've done the last two years is interviews. I'm very good at it."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Work, Years)

"Getting used to the studio and everything was fun, we freaked about alot. I was working very hard then."
- Syd Barrett
(Related: Fun)

"Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Work, Nothing)

"I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare, but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Shakespeare)

"It is not real work unless you would rather be doing something else."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Work)

"I go to work the minute I open my eyes."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Work, Eyes, Open)

"There was a beautiful time in the beginning when I just did it and didn't analyze the consequences, but I think that time ends in everyone's work."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Time, Work, Beginning, Consequences)

"I've gotten a lot of livid letters about the awfulness of my work. I've never known what to make of it. Why do people bother to write if they hate what I do?"
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Work, People, Hate, Letters)

"I had temping jobs also. I liked the flexibility. There was no asking for time off; you just didn't work."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Time, Work, Flexibility, Jobs)

"God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: God, Work, Body, Choice, Obvious)

"Some studies show that women can be better money managers than men because they tend to be more conservative and do their homework. Men tend to take more risks without the research."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Men, Money, Women, Conservative, Managers, Research)

"Don't ever, ever, believe anyone who tells you that you can just get by, by doing the easiest thing possible. Because there's always somebody behind you who really wants to do what you're doing. And they're going to work harder than you if you're not working hard."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Work)

"I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Success, Work, Hard work)

"I've always just worked and tried to do as good a job as possible so that the people who are watching me took notice. That's what's helped me be successful today."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: People, Successful, Job, Today)

"I will work for energy policies that recognize oil won't last forever."
- Roscoe Bartlett
(Related: Work, Energy, Oil, Will)

"It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Work, Performance, Building, Collaboration, Joy)

"The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity - an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Faith, Work, Importance, Sincerity)

"I may sometimes be willing to teach for nothing, but if paid at all, I shall never do a man's work for less than a man's pay."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Work, Man, May, Nothing)

"The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur."
- William Bartram
(Related: Nature, Attention, First, May)

"The things women find rewarding about work are, by and large, the same things that men find rewarding and include both the inherent nature of the work and the social relationships."
- Grace Baruch
(Related: Men, Nature, Women, Work, Relationships)

"It's what's left in life, to work with interesting people."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Work, Life, People)

"Working is living to me."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Living)

"I have been very lucky to work in so many new ballets, but that is what a dancer's work is."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Work)

"You cannot be happy with your family while being personally unhappy with your work. It's a Catch-22 kind of thing."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Family, Work, Being)

"The intellectuals' chief cause of anguish are one another's works."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Cause, Intellectuals)

"In teaching you cannot see the fruit of a day's work. It is invisible and remains so, maybe for twenty years."
- Jacques Barzun
(Related: Work, Day, Teaching, Years)

"I paint German artists whom I admire. I paint their pictures, their work as painters, and their portraits too. But oddly enough, each of these portraits ends up as a picture of a woman with blonde hair. I myself have never been able to work out why this happens."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Work, Artists, Hair, Portraits, Woman)

"The artist is not responsible to any one. His social role is asocial... his only responsibility consists in an attitude to the work he does."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Work, Attitude, Artist, Responsibility)

"I always work out of uncertainty but when a painting's finished it becomes a fixed idea, apparently a final statement. In time though, uncertainty returns... your thought process goes on."
- Georg Baselitz
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Idea, Painting, Uncertainty)

"Works of art produced in the contemporary world are a further expression of that. But I don't think there is an active, ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Artist, Expression, Self, World)

"I think if you touch ordinary people, they're simply ordinary people, the way they've always been. They work hard, they don't have really as much as they should."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Work, People)

"I think there is an element of nihilism about, but I don't think most artists feel their work is meaningless."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Work, Artists, Nihilism)

"I don't think about art when I'm working. I try to think about life."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Art, Life)

"I had some money, I made the best paintings ever. I was completely reclusive, worked a lot, took a lot of drugs. I was awful to people."
- Jean-Michel Basquiat
(Related: Money, People, Drugs)

"These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, College, Living, State)

"According to the committee's findings, a network of mobile missiles carrying the newest warheads could be tested by China this year and deployed as early as 2002."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Committee, Network)

"I'm thinking about directing, but I know it's a lot of work and I appreciate what directors do and I would like to be good at it. The opportunity has presented itself four to five times, and I usually said no because of the script."
- Angela Bassett
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Thinking)

"I'm in a little bit of a different situation, because working in the business that I do and living in the city that I live in, I haven't had a problem with people who are gay. Since I was 10 I've been working alongside them, and some of my best friends are gay."
- Jason Bateman
(Related: Business, People, Friends, Gay, Living)

"I have always tried to work according to what affects me, to a script that I like because it touches me in some way, without deliberately pursuing a commercial career or a particular image."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Work, Career)

"You can time a part perfectly and play it badly. And some people have very individual offbeat timing, which is their own. It works simply because they are who they are."
- Alan Bates
(Related: Time, People, Play)

"Alexander Payne's very specific. His scripts are always complete when you start working on them."
- Kathy Bates
"I think that being in an environment is a much richer experience than just working on a soundstage."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: Experience, Being, Environment)

"Jack made it very comfortable for me on the set. We'd met socially before but never worked together. You know, he's very professional, very disciplined and he's always prepared and knows his lines."
- Kathy Bates
"The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy."
- Kathy Bates
(Related: People, Privacy, Projects)

"It is of first-class importance that our answer to the Riddle of the Sphinx should be in step with how we conduct our civilisation, and this should in turn be in step with the actual workings of living systems."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: First, Importance, Living)

"Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Work)

"Evil is done without effort, naturally, it is the working of fate; good is always the product of an art."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Art, Effort, Evil, Fate)

"We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Work, Time, Pleasure)

"There is no such thing as a long piece of work, except one that you dare not start."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Work)

"Inspiration comes of working every day."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Inspiration, Day)

"It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Work, Despair)

"I'm working on just finding a boyfriend right now."
- Kylie Bax
(Related: Boyfriend, Now, Right)

"I was working all the time I was in college. I was working so much that I could hardly do my college work."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Time, Work, College)

"Do you know what directors go through? It's just hell. Like, why do I work so hard - to think I'm only going to see this movie five times and then never see it again 'cause I'm so sick of it? What is it worth, honestly?"
- Michael Bay
(Related: Work, Hell, Worth)

"But as far as my work is concerned, I see no impediment, and various advantages, to being deaf."
- Stephanie Beacham
(Related: Work, Being)

"I've had some of the best craft services on independent movies, actually, because they get more creative, generally, with a smaller budget. The work is still the same. I didn't really notice the difference other than I was getting dressed behind a curtain, basically."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Work, Movies, Difference)

"The love scenes that worked, regardless of the director, were the ones where the actors weren't fearful. When somebody was fearful, you could see it right away. It takes you out of the story, and that's to be avoided at all costs."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Love, Actors, Right)

"But I found that being an artist and doing accurate work is very difficult."
- Alan Bean
(Related: Work, Artist, Being)

"The budget enforcement rules of the 1990s were an important part of getting the budget back into balance. It was done on a bipartisan basis. Those pay-as-you-go rules were tested and they worked. We are now in a one-party system, and we have thrown them out."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Balance, Now, Rules)

"My Eighth District, like others, counts on these family businesses and their teams working hard to support their families and aid their communities. As retailers, these teams often bring different or unique products to the marketplace."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Family, Support)

"I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, HusbGrowth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

"Married couples who work together to build and maintain a business assume broad responsibilities. Not only is their work important to our local and national economies, but their success is central to the well-being of their families."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Success, Work)

"As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Financial, Committee, Fight, Identity, Protection, Theft)

"Mr. Speaker, democracy works best when the American electorate is engaged and informed."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: American, Democracy)

"I think everybody's got different methods of working which suit the particular individual. Mine is to sort of play the part, and give 100%, to concentrate and focus on it while I'm actually working, but then leave it behind until the next day."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Day, Focus, Play)

"Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Character, Confidence, Favorite, Fight, Prejudice, Will)

"I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Time, Work, Character, Thoughts, Day, End, Excess, Leisure, Perspective)

"Working in Isaac's universe was more of a treat than a challenge."
- Greg Bear
(Related: Challenge, Universe)

"Well, a few years ago I think I could have given you a more enthusiastic answer about that but in the last few years, for the first time in my life, I really haven't listened to much music. I used to work with music on and now I don't."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Music, Time, Work, Life, First, Now, Years)

"I like a lot of Margaret Atwood, I like much of Alice Munro. Again, if you were to ask me about male writers, there's often a novel I admire, but not all of their works."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Writers)

"I must say also that it's never worked to my disadvantage that I have long, blond hair."
- Ann Beattie
(Related: Hair)

"I only really work when I want to."
- Ned Beatty
(Related: Work, Want)

"When I produce a movie - and I've produced a number of movies, unlike Arnold - yes, I'm frustrated when the union says you can't do this, you can't work past that hour, you've got to break for lunch. But ultimately, they're right. What they do is for everyone's benefit."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Work, Movies, Past, Right)

"You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Success, Work, Play)

"And the success of the union movement, historically, has always been to benefit all working men and women - not just people who belong to the union."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Men, Success, Women, People)

"Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven."
- Francis Beaumont
(Related: Faith, Earth, Heaven, May, Will)

"For too long, our country's version of an energy policy has consisted of Americans waking up every day and wondering how much it will cost to drive to work, how much it will cost to keep their business running, how much it will cost to heat or cool their homes."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Business, Work, Policy, Americans, Country, Day, Energy, Running, Waking, Will)

"I've found that when you roll up your sleeves and join people in their daily work, they tend to open up quite a bit and let you know what they really think about the issues facing our country and what kind of job they think the government is doing."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Government, Work, People, Country, Job, Open)

"Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with the absolute truth."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Work, Truth, Men, World)

"The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Art, Country, Museums)

"But 18 years after the passage of the Civil Liberties Act, there still remains unfinished work to completely rectify and close this regrettable chapter in our Nation's history."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: History, Work, Act, Civil liberties, Nation, Years)

"One of them is already having some menopausal symptoms. I'm working on that. I'm giving them all little lines under the eyes, trying to sort of make them age gracefully."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Age, Eyes, Giving, Trying)

"Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Trying)

"I just have this sort of entrepreneurial spirit and I work really hard at promoting myself."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Work, Spirit)

"Sometimes things in life take a few years to digest, and they find their way into the work later on. Sometimes I'm writing about things from eight years ago-they just took a long time to distill and come out in the appropriate way."
- Beck
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Writing, Years)

"When you work with somebody for a long period of time, you develop a shorthand with everything."
- Beck
(Related: Work, Time)

"I don't believe that there are no spiritual beings around us. I don't know what to call them, I don't know how they work. But I know they're there."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Work, Spiritual)

"Only since the Industrial Revolution have most people worked in places away from their homes or been left to raise small children without the help of multiple adults, making for an unsupported life."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Life, People, Children, Revolution, Help)

"And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Possibility, Hearing, Voice, World)

"When I was a child, I had posters of James Dean in my room. I was a big admirer of his work and was fascinated by him living on the edge. Looking back, my life was kind of the same."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Life, Work, Living)

"I can't change history, I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Change, History, Future, Want)

"Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?"
- Gary Becker
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Fighting)

"My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate both private and social rates of return to men, women, blacks, and other groups from investments in different levels of education."
- Gary Becker
(Related: Education, Work, Men, Women, Effort)

"If I get a script that's set in the jungle it goes to the bottom of the pile because I don't think the playgrounds are going to be very good there! I'm really aware of how lucky I am but I have the kind of job where I can bring my child to work."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Work, Job, Jungle)

"What I want to show in my work is the idea which hides itself behind so-called reality."
- Max Beckmann
(Related: Work, Idea, Reality, Want)

"It's not the work which kills people, it's the worry. It's not the revolution that destroys machinery it's the friction."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Work, People, Revolution, Worry)

"When I don't have any ideas, I pick up fabric and start working with it and something happens."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Ideas)

"No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Work, Doubt, Self)

"The question of how the eye works - that is, what happens when a photon of light first impinges on the retina - simply could not be answered at that time."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Time, Eye, First, Light, Question)

"The theory of undirected evolution is already dead, but the work of science continues."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Science, Work, Evolution, Theory)

"Although Darwin was able to persuade much of the world that a modern eye could be produced gradually from a much simpler structure, he did not even attempt to explain how the simple light sensitive spot that was his starting point actually worked."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Eye, Light, World)

"But sequence comparisons simply can't account for the development of complex biochemical systems any more than Darwin's comparison of simple and complex eyes told him how vision worked."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Development, Vision, Comparisons, Eyes)

"I prefer a quartet, it makes everyone work harder."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Work)

"Currently I'm working with Parker Fly on a new Midi guitar to arrive next year."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Guitar)

"I didn't make my first solo record until 1981 so I don't have any 60's or 70's recordings but I am working on a large boxed set called DUST to be released next year, the 20th anniversary of my first solo record."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: First)

"I have enjoyed all the artists I've worked with."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Artists)

"The only drawback is once the work is done you rarely see each other."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Work)

"My favorite puzzle is trying to work out the parts myself, after all it is a solo effort."
- Adrian Belew
(Related: Work, Effort, Favorite, Trying)

"Do not worry about the incarnation of ideas. If you are a poet, your works will contain them without your knowledge'they will be both moral and national if you follow your inspiration freely."
- Vissarion Belinsky
(Related: Knowledge, Inspiration, Ideas, Will, Worry)

"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Work, Thoughts, Focus, Sun)

"Sometimes you work all the way through to 5am, then get a few hours and you're back on set again."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Work)

"I think my uncle was probably the biggest influence in my life. We grew up in the same house, and he was just a really great, hard-working, honest, ethical person."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Life, Influence)

"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
(Related: Art, Work, Quality)

"We all agree now - by "we" I mean intelligent people under sixty - that a work of art is like a rose. A rose is not beautiful because it is like something else. Neither is a work of art. Roses and works of art are beautiful in themselves."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Work, People, Now, Roses)

"We have no other means of recognising a work of art than our feeling for it."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Work, Feeling)

"All sensitive people agree that there is a peculiar emotion provoked by works of art."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, People, Emotion)

"A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Art, Work, Earth, Mind, Result)

"When theology erodes and organization crumbles, when the institutional framework of religion begins to break up, the search for a direct experience which people can feel to be religious facilitates the rise of cults."
- Daniel Bell
(Related: Experience, Religion, People, Religious, Theology)

"It is difficult for me to believe that quantum mechanics, working very well for currently practical set-ups, will nevertheless fail badly with improvements in counter efficiency."
- John S. Bell
(Related: Efficiency, Will)

"I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Business, Family, Work, Actors, Advice, Disappointment, End, Famous)

"I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Business, Family, Work, Actors, Advice, Disappointment, End, Famous)

"I stayed with them for about a year up there and, at night, worked over in Long Island at a club called The High Hat Club which was like a pseudo jazz / blues place."
- William Bell
(Related: Jazz, Night)

"We worked over at that place The Plantation Inn with The Del Rios. It was really wild over there."
- William Bell
"I can say now: all the combatants who participated in the fight for freedom in South America came to Algeria; it's from there that all those who fought left. We trained them, we arranged for the weapons to reach them, we created networks."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: America, Fight, Freedom, Weapons)

"New legislation has just been adopted by the International Labour Organization on the Worst Forms of Child Labor, such as bonded labour, prostitution and hazardous work."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Work, Labor, Legislation, Prostitution)

"Corporate partners help UNICEF fund our programmes for children, advocate with us on their behalf, or facilitate our work through logistical, technical, research or supply support."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Work, Children, Corporate, Help, Research, Support)

"In working with UNICEF our corporate partners have demonstrated time and again that their financial resources, leadership and expertise can bring about real and lasting benefits for the world's children."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Leadership, Time, Financial, Benefits, Children, Corporate, Expertise, World)

"For example, UNICEF works with governments to change legislation such as in India where a law was passed raising the age of compulsory school completion to keep children in school and away from the workplace for longer."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Age, Change, Children, Completion, Example, Law, Legislation, School)

"And most importantly perhaps, children can learn about their rights, share their knowledge with the children of other nations, identify problems with them and establish how they might work together to address them."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Work, Knowledge, Children, Rights, Nations, Problems)

"Because I was able to submerge myself into the character, I didn't have to go back and forth. You don't have to work hard to bring emotions. It all just comes naturally, you're there living it."
- Camilla Belle
(Related: Work, Character, Emotions, Living)

"So many actors wear wigs nowadays. Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway."
- Maria Bello
(Related: Work, Actors, Hair, Hiring, Want)

"An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Work, God)

"If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Women, Work)

"An actor works with their soul and their thought."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Soul, Thought, Actor)

"After a while in marriage, it doesn't work anymore. There is something missing, there is something wrong. There are few marriages that stay alive forever. We like something, and after a while, we hate what we used to love."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Love, Work, Marriage, Hate, Wrong)

"When a relationship doesn't work anymore, it's terrible to stay with someone that you don't love."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Love, Work)

"Mel is a great director because he's not just a director, he's an actor, so he knows how to direct actors. I loved working with him. He's great as a director. He's so intelligent. He's generous. I really loved him."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Actor, Actors)

"Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work, or friendship - two of life's major assets."
- Eleanor Robson Belmont
(Related: Friendship, Work, Life)

"Work is no longer challenging."
- John Belushi
(Related: Work)

"It's all false pressure; you put the heat on yourself, you get it from the networks and record companies and movie studios. You put more pressure on yourself to make everything that much harder."
- John Belushi
(Related: Pressure)

"In fact, as a spin bowler, you have to work on the batsman over after over."
- Richie Benaud
(Related: Work, Fact)

"A great many people have come up to me and asked how I manage to get so much work done and still keep looking so dissipated."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Work, People)

"Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn't the work he is supposed be doing at that moment."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Work)

"I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients than those of any other author."
- Robert Benchley
"I do most of my work sitting down; that's where I shine."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Work)

"Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted."
- Robert Benchley
(Related: Soul, Literature, Present, Spring)

"I never get involved with the ladies I work with."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Work, Ladies)

"From Fred Astaire I learned discipline and hard work."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Work, Discipline, Hard work)

"Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: History, Work, Thought, Being, Cinema, Content, Film, Pretty)

"The fact that the Lord can work and act even with insufficient means consoles me, and above all I entrust myself to your prayers."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Work, Act, Fact)

"Dear brothers and sisters, after the great Pope John Paul II, the cardinals have elected me - a simple, humble worker in the vineyard of the Lord."
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Related: Brothers, Sisters)

"Right now, I love the fact that I have so many opportunities, but I know this privileged position cannot last. That doesn't mean that I'll stop working. I picture myself as an old actress doing cameos in films with people saying: "Isn't that that Bening woman?""
- Annette Bening
(Related: Love, People, Fact, Now, Old, Right, Woman)

"I didn't do a movie until I was almost 30. I'm grateful for that because it gave me a chance to be an adult in the world and do work in the regional theater that very few people cared about. I loved it and I wanted to do that stuff."
- Annette Bening
(Related: Work, People, Chance, Theater, World)

"Work on good prose has three steps: a musical stage when it is composed, an architectonic one when it is built, and a textile one when it is woven."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Work, Prose)

"Quotations in my work are like wayside robbers who leap out armed and relieve the stroller of his conviction."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Work, Conviction, Quotations)

"We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Work, Job, Security)

"Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Leadership, Workers)

"One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Happiness, Life, Work, Waking, Will)

"As a head-hunter I get a lot of satisfaction from seeing my candidates do well and therefore my clients happy. I want to work with clients more as a partner than simply a head-hunter."
- Bruce Bennett
(Related: Work, Clients, Satisfaction, Want)

"To work is to feel alive."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: Work)

"We're shooting for the title of hardest-working band in America."
- Chester Bennington
(Related: America)

"Trust is the lubrication that makes it possible for organizations to work."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: Trust, Work)

"That's a hard question, because I started skating when I was three, so I don't really remember life before it, and I don't know what it is like not to work hard at something."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Life, Work, Question)

"You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Success, Work, Being)

"Um, and I'm also very proud of my work on George of the Jungle 2."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Work, Jungle)

"I think Sarah Michelle Gellar has done some brilliant work as Buffy."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Work)

"But I never worked with a northern horse before. They are very different from western horses."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Horses)

"There's a hysterical, tired sense of humor that comes after working 14 hours a day, six days a week. I like those things because they take the pressure off the constant stress."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Humor, Day, Pressure, Sense, Stress)

"We had training camp for a week, and we used the actual military drills of that period. We didn't have to work out much after hours, because going up and down hills all day was a good workout in itself."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Work, Day, Military, Training)

"On stage, the audience watches from a fixed viewpoint and the director cannot retake something he doesn't like. It has to work straight through."
- Bruce Beresford
(Related: Work)

"That work led to the emergence of the recombinant DNA technology thereby providing a major tool for analyzing mammalian gene structure and function and formed the basis for me receiving the 1980 Nobel Prize in Chemistry."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Technology, Work)

"Were women meant to do everything - work and have babies?"
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Women, Work, Babies)

"So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!"
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Money, People, Night, Today)

"Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Change, Work, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Study)

"I work best when people are here to puncture me."
- Tom Bergeron
(Related: Work, People)

"The people on Baywatch were about as nice a group of people as I had ever worked with."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: People)

"I have grown up alone. I've taken care of myself. I worked, earned money and was independent at 18."
- Ingrid Bergman
(Related: Money, Care)

"I had to work out where I was going, what type of films I wanted to make. For that reason, I decided to choose independent productions, less important roles, and I tried theater, too."
- Elizabeth Berkley
(Related: Work, Reason, Theater)

"The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers."
- Steven Berkoff
(Related: Actor, Actors, Soldiers)

"If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?"
- Milton Berle
(Related: Evolution, Mothers)

"Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force."
- Irving Berlin
(Related: Power, Control, Day, Force, Importance)

"Incidentally, I'm still looking for acting work, my first love."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Love, Work, Acting, First, First love)

"The problem is essentially that of communications to an army in action. After a rapid advance communications become disorganized, and there is a temporary halting until they are again in working order."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Action, Army, Order)

"As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Numbers, Routine, Service, Workers)

"We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed research employing hundreds of workers for many years, and this cannot be done without risking the loss of independence and originality. This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Independence, Loss, May, Originality, Research, Workers, Years)

"Properly practiced creativity can make one ad do the work of ten."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Work, Creativity)

"Because an appeal makes logical sense is no guarantee that it will work."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Work, Sense, Will)

"I'm very much an optimist. I don't think I could do my work if I didn't believe there was some kind of hope for humanity."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Work, Hope, Humanity)

"I can't tell you 100 percent what makes a relationship work. But I can see something good coming and I can see something bad coming."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Work)

"I won't be satisfied until I've put the entire security industry out of work."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
(Related: Work, Security)

"Just because it's automatic doesn't mean it works."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
"The average user doesn't give a damn what happens, as long as (1) it works and (2) it's fast."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
"The most important function of a bibliographic entry is to help the reader obtain a copy of the cited work."
- Daniel J. Bernstein
(Related: Work, Help)

"There's no way I can compete with someone who can write rap or rock and roll. Nor do I wish to. But I've always kept up to date with music changes. I worked very hard not to type myself."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Music, Rap)

"It was a great way to work. In those days, you had to be there. It was your world. It was your club. Your friends were there, your associates were there, your security was there."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Work, Friends, Security, World)

"One is called to live nonviolently, even if the change one works for seems impossible."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Change)

"While being called beautiful is extremely flattering, I would much rather be noticed for my work as an actress."
- Halle Berry
(Related: Work, Being)

"So if 1960 had occurred under the old convention system, Kennedy would have had a very hard time getting the Democratic nomination because he would have been rejected by all those people who had worked with him in Washington."
- Michael Beschloss
(Related: Time, People, Old, Washington)

"I always imagine later on these songs I could've played with a band, but it never worked out that way."
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Songs)

"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
(Related: Work, Art, Quality, Production, Project, Talk)

"There are two kinds of companies, those that work to try to charge more and those that work to charge less. We will be the second."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Work, Will)

"There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Work, Business, Example, Learning)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"There's sort of an open offer to work with a guy in Los Angeles who does big band and orchestra arrangements who was at least an acquaintance to Les Baxter before he passed away."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Work, Acquaintance, Open)

"What shall befall me in the pursuance of this work, I refer to the disposal of Almighty God, whose glory is dearer to me, not only than my liberty, but than my life."
- John Biddle
(Related: Life, Work, God, Glory, Liberty)

"The Recovery Act is working, but it's going to continue to work. It's not over. A lot's going to happen this summer. And even after the summer, there's more to come with the act."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Work, Act, Summer)

"But I was amazed at how organized the Palestinian election authority was, how competent they were in setting up their polling places and the poll workers they had."
- Joe Biden
(Related: Authority, Workers)

"The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)

"I work with a couple charities called Serving Those Who Serve and Rebuilding Together. Both are supportive of veterans when they come home."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Home, Work, Veterans)

"You never think the universe will reward your first choice - it just doesn't work like that."
- Kathryn Bigelow
(Related: Work, Choice, First, Reward, Universe, Will)

"No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: War, Children, Fighting, Law, Mission, Nation, Support, Terrorism, Troops, Workers, Years)

"In order for American Pie to have worked, you have to have a character who, even while he is humping a pie, the audience still likes."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Character, American, Order)

"I'm just glad I got to work with the likes of Spielberg."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Work)

"I love playing Jim. I love working with this cast and the opportunity to come back and work with them again was just way too appealing for me. Also, I think this is a great way to wrap up the franchise."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Love, Work, Opportunity)

"We all had our reservations about possibly overdoing it but, you know, the script was great. Basically it stuck to the formula that worked for the first two movies, and for that reason I think this works as well."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Movies, First, Formula, Reason)

"Despite a large body of work in films, TV, theatre and concerts, I am viewed by many as a Jewish artist. I do not resent the label, except for the fact that I disapprove of labels in general."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Work, Artist, Body, Fact, Theatre)

"You always draw on your experiences with live audiences to know how to do comedy on films. You're working for a laugh that may or may not come six months later, but you're working in a vacuum at the time you are doing it."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Time, Audiences, Comedy, May, Months)

"I tried for a while to be an agricultural worker and was hopelessly bored. To me it was meaningless. I would stand around in heaps of manure and sings about the beauty of the work I wasn't doing."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Beauty, Work)

"We call those works of art concrete that came into being on the basis of their inherent resources and rules - without external borrowing from natural phenomena, without transforming those phenomena, in other words: not by abstraction."
- Max Bill
(Related: Art, Being, Borrowing, Rules)

"Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation, inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more personal and emotional nature, give balance and harmony to any work of art."
- Max Bill
(Related: Art, Work, Nature, Artists, Balance, Harmony)

"I have to tell you that June Cleaver had a job in 'The New Leave It to Beaver.' She did. Sure, she was a council woman. She went to work. She wasn't a sit-at-home grandma. She went out, got a job."
- Barbara Billingsley
(Related: Work, Job, June, Woman)

"Social Security is not a retirement savings plan; it is a social insurance program. It's a contract that says, as a society, we will look out for you and your family when you can no longer work."
- Jeff Bingaman
(Related: Family, Work, Society, Retirement, Security, Will)

"I won't do something just for the sake of working."
- Juliette Binoche
"I have three kids and a wife, and any moments that aren't dedicated to working on this film in some way, or family, are immediately reserved for sleep."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Family, Wife, Film, Kids, Moments, Sleep)

"Look, it's a mainstream animated movie, and how often are those considered thought provoking? It's meant to be a great time at the theater, but it's also designed to work on more than one level."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Theater)

"But I don't just see the movie when I see the movie, I see all the great people who worked on it and all their hard work, because they could not have worked any harder."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Work, People, Hard work)

"Well I'm still working on The Incredibles. So I'm going to take a little time off. I've got a couple of tricks up my sleeve. I'm not ready to talk about them yet, but expect the unexpected."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Time, Talk)

"I've got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Work, Time, End, Theory, Will)

"A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals."
- Larry Bird
(Related: God, Goals)

"My operas and my theatre works are very formal pieces."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Theatre)

"There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point. In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page, it's not just a collection of notes."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Work, Ideas, Moments, Writing)

"The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Facts)

"I firmly believe that the best way to stimulate our economy and create jobs is to let hard-working Americans keep more of their money - after all, the money belongs to them, not to Washington."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: Money, Americans, Economy, Jobs, Washington)

"Meanwhile, hard-working Americans are increasingly faced with workplace conditions in which critically important safeguards are watered down, emerging problems are ignored, and enforcement is scaled back."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Americans, Problems)

"This administration and the leadership in Congress appear to be intent on valuing wealth over work, thereby placing working families at a distinct disadvantage."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Leadership, Work, Wealth, Congress)

"Inflation outstripped real wages for people who work for pay from others."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Work, People, Inflation, Wages)

"In addition to joblessness, of course, by the working of supply and demand, when you have a larger number of people unemployed, wages do not rise at the normal level, so that we had last year a drop in real wages."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: People, Wages)

"I work hard, and I tend to play hard. I very seldom rest hard."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, Play, Rest)

"I could never have conceived that I would ever get to work in a Truffaut film. It was astonishing to me, and still is. I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, Film, Old)

"You need to become a good listener. As you're working, you hear someone else's lines and how you absorb them becomes your acting."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Acting)

"You can sometimes learn more working with less talented people, because you learn to survive."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: People)

"Working with Candy Bergen was really wonderful."
- Jacqueline Bisset
"When you share work, and you have the opportunity of seeing people you like doing what they do best, and you also interchange socially with them, it's very addictive."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity)

"When I am working on a movie, all I want to talk about is the movie. All I want to be with are the movie people. It's like a clan. If I'm asked to people's houses for dinner, I hate to go, because they'll talk about other things."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: People, Hate, Houses, Talk, Want)

"Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: Work, Character)

"The current health crisis, however, is a little more the work of the evil empire. We were told, we were assured, that the more meat and dairy and poultry we ate, the healthier we'd be."
- Mark Bittman
(Related: Health, Work, Crisis, Evil)

"I believe that people who do not vote in this country have no right to complain about the government that we are now living under. By the same token, if you don't really vote in television, you're never going to have your way. Write a letter to the president of the network."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Government, People, Country, Living, Network, Now, President, Right, Television, Vote)

"Parents should watch what their children watch and not use TV as a babysitter. If a show is objectionable they should turn it OFF. They should write the president of the network and tell him they are never going to watch that program again and why."
- Bill Bixby
(Related: Children, Network, Parents, President)

"I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country."
- Paul Biya
(Related: Work, Determination, Country, Future, Mission, Support, Want, Will)

"I get embarrassed listening to my last CDs. I've got a lot of work to do, let's put it that way."
- Bjork
(Related: Work, Listening)

"I'm a bit of a nerd, I wouldn't mind working in a shop selling records, or having a radio show where I could play obscure singles."
- Bjork
(Related: Selling, Mind, Play)

"Play is always voluntary. What might otherwise be play is work if it's forced."
- Bob Black
(Related: Work, Play)

"One of the difficulties of not knowing for so long whether we were doing a fifth season or not was that we weren't really allowed to go out shopping for work."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Work, Difficulties)

"I use computers for email, staying current with my own website as well as finding important information through other websites. I also use it for creating MP3 files of new music I'm working on."
- Clint Black
(Related: Computers, Music, Information)

"We worked to develop our own operations to advance U.S. counterterrorism objectives by penetrating terrorist safe havens and collecting intelligence that would inform policy and enable our own operations."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Intelligence, Policy, Objectives)

"In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War, the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders hoped and trusted they would do."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, War, Newspapers, Vietnam)

"I use Windows; '98 second edition and it works very good for me. You know, I just started on the computer about 9 months ago and am fascinated with the possibilities. I don't know what I would do without it now."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Computer, Months, Now, Possibilities, Windows)

"I went to work with a guy named Matt Fuller, who was a Mothers fan, and low and behold, Arthur was working for him also. We worked together for about six months and decided to strike out on our own."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Work, Months, Mothers)

"I am the least intimidating person. I think I would have done better in my career if I were a little more intimidating. Even the maid who comes to work for me once a week has found out that she can just trample over me... I'm a Cancer! We are not ferocious people."
- Karen Black
(Related: Work, People, Career)

"I dislike when people try to pigeonhole me, when all I want is to do good work."
- Karen Black
(Related: Work, People, Want)

"I love what I do, so it's not tiring. If I worked at a computer or drove a truck, I'd be dead in a week."
- Karen Black
(Related: Love, Computer)

"If you're working out in front of a mirror and watching your muscles grow, your ego has reached a point where it is now eating itself. That's why I believe there should be a psychiatrist at every health club, so that when they see you doing this, they will take you away for a little chat."
- Lewis Black
(Related: Health, Eating, Ego, Now, Will)

"This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Growth, America, Economy, First, Jobs, Majority, Unemployment)

"Republicans are not going to play I-told-you-so, but it is pretty obvious that the tax reductions passed in 2003 helped Americans dig out of a recession and get back to work."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Work, Americans, Tax, Obvious, Play, Pretty, Republicans)

"Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Intelligence, Military, Nation)

"Session work makes you more strict. You can't hit notes all over the place. You've got to make each one really count."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Work)

"I criticize my own work pretty harshly."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Work, Pretty)

"I don't put myself on Jeff Beck's level, but I can relate to him when he says he'd rather be working on his car collection than playing the guitar."
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Related: Car, Guitar)

"One of the biggest mistakes that people make when they think about memes is they try to extend on the analogy with genes. That's not how it works. It works by realizing the concept of a replicator."
- Susan Blackmore
(Related: People, Mistakes)

"And I'm very proud of the 50,000 poll workers and election officials who delivered a free and fair election."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Workers)

"I got behind that pencil and nothing happened for many years, but since they put me in the Songwriters Hall of Fame, I've turned around. I took a good look at myself and said, I think it's time to get back at work."
- Otis Blackwell
(Related: Time, Work, Fame, Nothing, Years)

"When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee Paul McCartney's press conference."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Entertainment, Press)

"I worked with three people who were doing video music shows before MTV."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Music, People)

"I have two syndicated radio shows though United Stations Radio Network."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Network, United)

"What is the biggest public forum in the United States? We were told it's the Super Bowl. The ad shows kids working at blue-collar jobs, and the final statement is just written text: Who's going to pay for the trillion dollar deficit?"
- Joan Blades
(Related: Jobs, Kids, Public, states, United)

"Most families need both parents to work. Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Work, Flexibility, Jobs, Parents)

"The grandmother, the mother, the worker, the student, the intellectual, the professional, the unemployed, everybody identified with the songs because they were descriptions of life in the city."
- Ruben Blades
(Related: Life, Mother, Songs)

"A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

"We can't fool ourselves that they will ever be enough to overthrow Capitalism. If we're serious about that we need to organise ourselves in our workplaces and communities, making the links with other workers internationally."
- John Blair
(Related: Capitalism, Fool, Will, Workers)

"I much preferred the approach at the anarchist camp, with its shared tasks and collective responsibilities. Everyone played their part. There was no division between workers and consumers."
- John Blair
(Related: Workers)

"Of all the projects I've worked on, I've never worked with another director like Billy Friedkin. I think he's a genius."
- Linda Blair
(Related: Genius, Projects)

"We have to make it clear that one, two or even three BNP MEPs elected to Brussels will have very little effect on the workings of the Parliament and the Commission."
- Steve Blake
(Related: Effect, Parliament, Will)

"It's an old trick now, God knows, but it works every time. At the very moment women start to expand their place in the world, scientific studies deliver compelling reasons for them to stay home."
- Mary Kay Blakely
(Related: Home, Women, Time, God, Now, Old, World)

"The productivity of a work group seems to depend on how the group members see their own goals in relation to the goals of the organization."
- Ken Blanchard
(Related: Work, Goals, Productivity)

"I absolutely believe in the power of tithing and giving back. My own experience about all the blessings I've had in my life is that the more I give away, the more that comes back. That is the way life works, and that is the way energy works."
- Ken Blanchard
(Related: Experience, Life, Power, Blessings, Energy, Giving)

"I live my life parallel with my work, and they are both equally important. I'm always amazed how much people talk about celebrity and fame. I don't understand the attraction."
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: Life, Work, People, Celebrity, Fame, Talk)

"It's important to travel and move and have a continual set of experiences so you've got more to feed back into your work. For me, it's a natural thing."
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: Travel, Work)

"I had never done anything with blue screen before, or prosthetics, or anything like that. Lord of the Rings was like stepping into a videogame for me. It was another world completely. But, to be honest, I basically did it so that I could have the ears. I thought they would really work with my bare head.Working with Martin Scorsese was an absolute minute-by-minute education without him ever being grandiose about it."
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: Education, Work, Thought, Being, Martin, World)

"Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?"
- Cate Blanchett
(Related: Life, Work, Actor, Eye, Will, Wind)

"A writer never reads his work. For him, it is the unreadable, a secret, and he cannot remain face to face with it. A secret, because he is separated from it."
- Maurice Blanchot
(Related: Work, Writer)

"When I'm out hustling up new industries, I can offer Louisiana's many selling points. We have unmatched natural resources, a unique culture and fantastic workers."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Selling, Culture, Workers)

"We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Work, Knowledge, Customer, Dedication, Respect, Service, Will)

"The Universe is worked and guided from within outwards."
- H. P. Blavatsky
(Related: Universe)

"It gets kinda monotonous, but that's television. There are plus sides and down sides. The positive side is that you have steady work for nine months of the year for however many years your show is on TV,."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Work, Positive, Months, Television, Years)

"Well, I think that a lot of times when you're working on a film, there aren't really opportunities to get to know all the people you have to work with."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Work, People, Film)

"The amount of work and the amount of both physical and emotional investment it takes to get to the top."
- Drew Bledsoe
(Related: Work, Investment)

"I've done a lot of costume drama and theatre - the National Theatre and In fact, most of my work at the theatre, at the National Theatre anyway, was period."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Work, Drama, Fact, Theatre)

"Anything where people have to work together makes me cry."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Work, People)

"I just got to hear every note. After I left Birdland, I started working at the Jazz Gallery. In the end, I still couldn't play, but I knew how to listen. I was probably the world's best listener."
- Carla Bley
(Related: End, Jazz, Play, World)

"On the 28th the ship's company received two months pay in advance, and on the following morning we worked out to St. Helen's, where we were obliged to anchor."
- William Bligh
(Related: Company, Months)

"If your project doesn't work, look for the part that you didn't think was important."
- Arthur Bloch
(Related: Work, Project)

"If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes, let them live up to their pretensions, let them abandon the academy and go out there and work politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Work, Spirit)

"If I were to sum up the negative reactions to my work, I think there are two primary causes: one is that if there is discourse about anxiety it is necessarily going to induce anxiety. It will represent a return of the repressed for a great many people."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Work, People, Negative, Anxiety, Will)

"I got to work with one of my heroes, Johnny Depp, and to see how he goes about business, which was really inspiring for me at this stage in my career."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Work, Business, Career, Heroes, Inspiring)

"I crave working on those small independent movies because I love going to see those myself."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Love, Movies)

"I think a film set is a quite controlled environment and you feel like you can trust them and it is going to be a safe place to work, but I really don't think about it."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Trust, Work, Environment, Film)

"I try to take the time to appreciate and I certainly do appreciate and I do feel proud but that is probably one of the things I need to work on, building a bit of time for myself."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Time, Work, Building)

"The capitalist class shoots down mothers and children. It stops at nothing, no matter how monstrous, to prevent the organization of the workers."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Children, Class, Mothers, Nothing, Workers)

"Only with the tools of production in their own hands could the workers ever hope to control their own lives and receive the fruits of their labor."
- Ella R. Bloor
(Related: Control, Hope, Labor, Production, Tools, Workers)

"On the way to work good-hearted young girls sometimes offer me their seats, which I accept and bless them in return, a transaction satisfying to all concerned."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Work, Girls)

"It was admitted by the early rabbis that the sectarians could be as full of good works as eggs were full of meat."
- Lionel Blue
"Mr. Speaker, for the last 5 years I have been working with a bipartisan group of my colleagues to make it illegal to continue the barbaric practice of game bird and illegal dog fighting."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Fighting, Practice, Years)

"No, when I worked as an accountant I was falling asleep waiting for 5 o'clock."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Waiting)

"Now my complaint is there are only 18 hours to work in a day."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Work, Complaint, Day, Now)

"You need to do the work to bring the money in, but not compromise standards."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Money, Work, Compromise)

"But most is all to do with work. There are aspects of work that are enjoyable, that you could call a hobby."
- Heston Blumenthal
(Related: Work)

"The decision to join or not join a service union, political party or other organization should be left up to the individual. No such organization has the right to take money out of the pockets of state workers without their proper consent."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Money, Decision, Party, Right, Service, State, Workers)

"Once you work with a studio on a film, the studio is sort of like this enormous clam that just opens, takes everything and then closes, and no one enters again. They own it all."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Work, Film)

"The marketing department is really an important part of getting an animated film to work. If the people running it are used to selling live action films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things... Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Music, Work, Sex, People, Action, Selling, Film, Marketing, Running)

"I think the work that they do and the style of 3D graphics is absolutely fabulous and I think it's a great brush to use for some stories. And there are other brushes that I think are exclusive to a different kind of story."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Work, Style)

"How can you have a director that doesn't go to work with the crew every day and talk to them?"
- Don Bluth
(Related: Work, Day, Talk)

"By the time a man is 35 he knows that the images of the right man, the tough man, the true man which he received in high school do not work in life."
- Robert Bly
(Related: Life, Time, Work, Man, Right, School)

"The historical development of the work of anthropologists seems to single out clearly a domain of knowledge that heretofore has not been treated by any other science."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Science, Work, Knowledge, Development)

"I hope I may have succeeded in presenting to you, however imperfectly, the currents of thought due to the work of the immortal Darwin which have helped to make anthropology what it is at the present time."
- Franz Boas
(Related: Time, Work, Thought, Hope, Anthropology, May, Present)

"I think the best work flows out of a collaborative environment."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Work, Environment)

"Hill Street Blues gave me an opportunity to work with an ensemble cast of people whose work I admired."
- Steven Bochco
(Related: Work, People, Opportunity)

"Craft brewers are committed to promoting the safe and moderate consumption of their beverage, and work closely with their communities to prevent underage drinking and alcohol abuse."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Work, Abuse, Alcohol, Drinking)

"We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him."
- John Boehner
(Related: Change, Work, People, Hope, Now, President, Respect, Will)

"Why don't we stop the stimulus spending? There's still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don't we stop it? It's not working."
- John Boehner
"Working Americans who believe in our country and who believe in our Constitution are saying, 'Enough is enough!'"
- John Boehner
(Related: Americans, Constitution, Country, Saying)

"I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office."
- John Boehner
(Related: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

"Your work is carved out of agony as a statue is carved out of marble."
- Louise Bogan
(Related: Work)

"Well everybody in Casablanca has problems. Yours may work out."
- Humphrey Bogart
(Related: Work, May, Problems)

"I'm always surprised by things that happen to my work."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Work)

"It's a mental fake-out to myself. I make believe I'm making a new show so I forget the material I was working on and make up some fresh material."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Forget)

"The world intrudes in my brain daily. Since my brain is dripping with all kinds of stuff that's out there in the world, that I can't seem to be able to shut out, it has to end up being in my work as well."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Work, Being, End, World)

"I love playing other people's work. I love acting."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Love, Work, People, Acting)

"I'm not a light-hearted person, so I can't think light-hearted at work."
- Eric Bogosian
(Related: Work, Light)

"During the past few decades, modern technology, with radio, TV, air travel, and satellites, has woven a network of communication which puts each part of the world in to almost instant contact with all the other parts."
- David Bohm
(Related: Technology, Travel, Communication, Network, Past, World)

"Here you have a new technology, and if that technology is going to work, you must allow people to provide central indexes of the data. It's just like a newspaper that publishes classified ads."
- David Boies
(Related: Technology, Work, People)

"A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills."
- W. E. B. Du Bois
(Related: Work, Civil rights, Complaint, Credit)

"The Olympics are great for notoriety right off the bat, but your body of work is what people remember you for."
- Brian Boitano
(Related: Work, People, Body, Right)

"I'd rather work than not."
- Tommy Bolin
(Related: Work)

"Today, bilateral relations with Britain are excellent, with cooperation in many areas and both countries continuing to work on strengthening these ties."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Work, Cooperation, Countries, Today)

"We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in 100 territories on my own."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Movies, Work)

"There is a vast world of work out there in this country, where at least 111 million people are employed in this country alone - many of whom are bored out of their minds. All day long."
- Richard Nelson Bolles
(Related: Work, People, Country, Day, World)

"I keep working mainly because my wife and I spend most of our time touring the country doing our own plays."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Time, Wife, Country)

"So to me, Texas Hold 'em puts me to sleep. At least when you play stud, you can be funny as you deal. Somebody some day is going to come up with a Stud show that's going to work."
- Joseph Bologna
(Related: Funny, Work, Day, Play, Sleep)

"My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply, smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door, let it be. No one else cares. Why should you?"
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Fire, Housework, Theory)

"Housework, if you do it right, will kill you."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Housework, Right, Will)

"Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Home, Work, Mother, Being, Hurt, Occupation, Summer)

"Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Power, Conquest)

"Misdirected focus on paperwork, on procedures, and on bureaucracy frustrates teachers and fails to give children the education they need."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Education, Bureaucracy, Children, Focus, Teachers)

"More time on paperwork means less time spent with students or preparing lessons for students. It is as simple as that. The numerous reforms in the bill will go a long way to free our time of special educators."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Time, Students, Will)

"I tell young people to prepare themselves as best they can for a world that grows more challenging every day-get the best education they can, and couple that education with real-life experience in social justice work."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Education, Experience, Work, People, Day, Justice, World)

"It is U.S. workers who lose out when employers cannot get the high-tech graduates they need to compete with foreign companies in the 21st century economy."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Economy, Workers)

"At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them, my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves say we have built in Iraq."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Time, Iraq, Measure, Saying, Will)

"America's workers face a battle for their jobs. They are the finest workers in the world. American workers grow, harvest, and mine some of the world's highest quality and most plentiful raw materials."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Quality, America, American, Battle, Harvest, Jobs, Workers, World)

"Workers come to America to fill jobs unwanted by Americans, but they are staying and they are not going home."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Home, America, Americans, Jobs, Workers)

"While I support immigration regulated through a legal framework, I do not support rewarding those who broke the law to get here."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Legal, Law, Support)

"A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Poetry, Community, Girls, Risk, Talk, Venice, Visit)

"I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them speak and see how music manipulates them."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Music, Work, Youth)

"I was literally the black sheep of the family, and there were definitely moments of discomfort while my grandmother was working through her racism."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Family, Moments, Racism, Sheep)

"It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Islam, Fight, Right)

"We had offers to go everywhere and we could have done them. But what would have been the point? We were tired. We had worked hard and needed a break before we got stale. We spent six months at home and writing songs."
- John Bonham
(Related: Home, Months, Songs, Writing)

"But the suit I wear is my work attire, and nothing else."
- Rosa Bonheur
(Related: Work, Nothing)

"This is what you work for, putting all the other crap that you hear aside. Just being able to participate in a World Series is pretty much everything. But you do want to win!"
- Bobby Bonilla
(Related: Work, Being, Pretty, Want, World)

"Women movements would form among the factory workers, a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Women, Old, Workers)

"Work on the accent, it will enliven the whole."
- Pierre Bonnard
(Related: Work, Will)

"This emergency spending measure is certainly only the beginning, since we here in Washington will continue to work closely with the president and emergency agencies to ensure they continue receiving the funding they need."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Work, Beginning, Measure, President, Washington, Will)

"While the debate on the Patriot Act is far from over, it is important that all Americans continue in this dialogue and work together to ensure greater security for our nation."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Work, Act, Americans, Debate, Nation, Security)

"I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved. Just action, by itself, is not going to work."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Work, Action, Film)

"I am definitely going to take a course on time management... just as soon as I can work it into my schedule."
- Louis E. Boone
(Related: Time, Work, Management)

"In fact - statistically, as you know - people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy."
- Pat Boone
(Related: People, Democrats, Fact, Liberal, Media, Party, Philosophy, Research)

"I was in Japan, and my assistant director had worked with Kurosawa. I used quite of number of Kurosawa's crew."
- John Boorman
"If it is wrong for you to take money from someone else who earned it, to take their money by force for your own needs, then it is certainly just as wrong for you to demand that the government step forward and do this dirty work for you."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Government, Money, Work, Force, Needs, Wrong)

"Working in the digital domain, you're using approximations of things; the actual sound wave never enters the equation. You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Information, Sound)

"The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Work, Fact, Future, Past, Writers)

"I got a job immediately after leaving high school; I was lucky - three dollars a week and all I could eat, working on a vegetable truck."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Job, School)

"A society deadened by a smothering network of laws while finding release in moral chaos is not likely to be either happy or stable."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Society, Chaos, Laws, Network)

"It's a vast, lonely, forbidding expanse of nothing rather like clouds and clouds of pumice stone. And it certainly does not appear to be a very inviting place to live or work."
- Frank Borman
(Related: Work, Clouds, Lonely, Nothing)

"Films and gramophone records, music, books and buildings show clearly how vigorously a man's life and work go on after his "death," whether we feel it or not, whether we are aware of the individual names or not. There is no such thing as death according to our view!"
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Death, Life, Work, Music, Books, Man, Names)

"Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project."
- Alex Borstein
(Related: People, Acting, Film, Fun, Project, Television)

"The excitement level for me working on projects is really not a bit different from when I was 26."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Excitement, Projects)

"At MIT, I had the good fortune for seven years to teach network theory, which is basic to many disciplines, to one-third of the undergraduate student body. It was an experiment to see how high we could bring their level of understanding, and it exceeded all of my expectations."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Body, Expectations, Fortune, Network, Theory, Understanding, Years)

"As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Power, Success, Ability, Innovation, Nation, Production, World)

"As a member of Congress, I believe it is the responsibility of those elected to represent the people at every level of government to ensure that our government works to ensure that every person who wants gainful employment has it."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Government, People, Congress, Responsibility)

"Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Future, Lawyers, Teachers, Workers)

"Our nation's military and law enforcement personal work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Sacrifice, Law, Military, Nation, Vigilance)

"We must ensure that every worker has healthcare and is able to save for their retirement. We must ensure that our workers have safe and health working conditions."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Health, Healthcare, Retirement, Workers)

"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
(Related: Education, Work, Quality, Values, America, Commitment, Hard work, Nation, State, states, United)

"The pride people take in their work transcends to their homes, their education, families and communities."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Education, People, Pride)

"The March on Washington was a culmination of years of hard work and dedication of many individuals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Dedication, Hard work, March, Washington, Years)

"The American work ethic is something to be admired. Our workforce, regardless of position, works hard to produce the best product and serve customers to the best of their ability."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Work, Ability, American, Work ethic)

"There will be no politics, no ifs and buts; if we see something and feel that work needs to be done, we will get people here we can rely on and ensure it is done in the same thorough way as our other projects."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Work, Politics, People, Needs, Projects, Will)

"I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for."
- Ian Botham
(Related: People, Cricket, Talk)

"Rossi was the first to describe another system working with valves in parallel; it has the advantage that it can easily be extended to coincidences between more than two events, and is therefore predominantly used today."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Events, First, Today)

"I didn't do this for the President. When I had this opportunity, not only was it work, but it was something that I could do, as an actor, for the victims and their families. Something I could give back."
- Timothy Bottoms
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Actor, President, Victims)

"In Britain, because I live here, I can also run into problems of envy and competition. But all this is just in a day's work for a writer. You can't put stuff out there without someone calling you a complete fool. Oh, well."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Work, Competition, Day, Envy, Fool, Problems, Writer)

"I am conscious of trying to stretch the boundaries of non-fiction writing. It's always surprised me how little attention many non-fiction writers pay to the formal aspects of their work."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Work, Attention, Trying, Writers, Writing)

"I travel to Jakarta, I see what an important country it is. I've been working with them for a year."
- Anatoli Boukreev
(Related: Travel, Country)

"A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty."
- Nadia Boulanger
(Related: Work, Liberty, Obedience)

"Work is something you can count on, a trusted, lifelong friend who never deserts you."
- Margaret Bourke-White
(Related: Work, Friend)

"Work to me is a sacred thing."
- Margaret Bourke-White
(Related: Work)

"Even someone who works with me, like this girl who works with me, her name is Sue. She lives with me and holds the fort; she takes care of all these little things. She takes care of the money situation, and I would not be able to live without someone like that."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Money, Care, Name)

"I have reaffirmed my political will to work towards national unity."
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(Related: Work, Unity, Will)

"As long as enough people can be frightened, then all people can be ruled. That is how it works in a democratic system and mass fear becomes the ticket to destroy rights across the board."
- James Bovard
(Related: People, Fear, Rights)

"I've loved doing "E.R." for the quality of the writing and the great people I get to work with."
- Julie Bowen
(Related: Work, Quality, People, Writing)

"I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me."
- David Bowie
(Related: Work)

"Nearly all the synth work on Heathen is mine and some of the piano."
- David Bowie
(Related: Work)

"Tony Visconti and I had been wanting to work together again for a few years now. Both of us had fairly large commitments and for a long time we couldn't see a space in which we could get anything together."
- David Bowie
(Related: Time, Work, Now, Space, Years)

"To not be modest about it, you'll find that with only a couple of exceptions, most of the musicians that I've worked with have done their best work by far with me."
- David Bowie
(Related: Work, Musicians)

"But I've got to think of myself as the luckiest guy. Robert Johnson only had one album's worth of work as his legacy. That's all that life allowed him."
- David Bowie
(Related: Life, Work, Worth)

"But I'm pretty good with collaborative thinking. I work well with other people."
- David Bowie
(Related: Work, People, Pretty, Thinking)

"I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely and just work within the visual arts in some way. I started painting quite passionately at that time."
- David Bowie
(Related: Music, Time, Work, Painting)

"I never could get over the fact that The Pixies formed, worked and separated without America taking them to its heart or even recognizing their existence for the most part."
- David Bowie
(Related: Heart, America, Existence, Fact)

"I believe in working in a bipartisan manner."
- Erskine Bowles
"So when you go up against the Far Right you go up against the big financial special interests like the Halliburtons of the world, the big oil companies, the big energy companies who work so hard to rip us off."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, Financial, Energy, Oil, Right, World)

"The White House has embarked on a mission to convince the people of our country that Social Security is in dire need of drastic change in order to save it for all workers."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Change, People, Country, Mission, Order, Security, Workers)

"We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, Chance, Democracy, Future, Want)

"Could you say 'senator' instead of 'ma'am? It's just a thing. I worked so hard to get that title. I'd appreciate it."
- Barbara Boxer
"If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, People, Country, Defense, Jobs, Living, Workers)

"I enjoy working with Melissa a great deal. We're always looking for projects to do together. I was happy to have her do the show, because she doesn't normally do episodic unless she's starring, and I was very happy with the results."
- Bruce Boxleitner
(Related: Projects, Results)

"There's a lot of bitterness, there's a lot of anger out there. We all have to work hard to heal those wounds."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Anger, Work, Bitterness, Wounds)

"I still sweat bullets if I go on The Tonight Show, but I tell myself, You can either have fun tonight or you can be shy and miserable. You ask my friends or anyone I work with now - nobody would say I was shy."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Work, Friends, Fun, Now)

"It is a great compliment to go out and be recognized. Although, because I basically go home and go to work, there isn't much opportunity for that kind of thing to happen."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Home, Work, Opportunity, Compliment)

"To put me through school my morn had to work, so I was a latchkey kid."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Work, School)

"She comes from the Midwest. She had me at a very young age and raised me on her own. She's a very hard worker."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Age)

"I like to work for a while, and then do nothing for some period."
- Peter Boyle
(Related: Work, Nothing)

"But I have fun with the fright, work with it. You have to - that's your timing, that beat of excitement. And when I go on stage, it's just like taking a step into heaven. Poof, you know? Poof - and there I am."
- Eddie Bracken
(Related: Work, Excitement, Fun, Heaven)

"Working with Sturges was like working with a guy who wanted to have a party all the time. He was very serious about his work, but in between shots, he was fun and we would play games."
- Eddie Bracken
(Related: Time, Work, Fun, Games, Party, Play)

"I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Love, Work, Hard work, Practice, Want)

"I work eight hours a day, but I'm not writing all that time. I'm thinking, editing, looking something up. Thinking is what I do a lot of."
- Barbara Taylor Bradford
(Related: Work, Time, Day, Thinking, Writing)

"There have been as many investigative reporters on this newspaper working on Clinton's many problems as I can remember there were working on Watergate."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Problems)

"We cannot arrive at Shakespeare's whole dramatic way of looking at the world from his tragedies alone, as we can arrive at Milton's way of regarding things, or at Wordsworth's or at Shelley's, by examining almost any one of their important works."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Shakespeare, World)

"But, in addition, there is, all through the tragedy, a constant alternation of rises and falls in this tension or in the emotional pitch of the work, a regular sequence of more exciting and less exciting sections."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Work, Tension, Tragedy)

"My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Mother, Job)

"There was no one around me who didn't work hard."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Work)

"You can work hard to sharpen your talent, to get better at whatever it is that you do, and I think that's what it comes back to."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Work, Talent)

"Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Work, Hope, Luck)

"I will not go into a story unprepared. I will do my homework, and that's something I learned at an early age."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Age, Will)

"And I always found that the harder I worked, the better my luck was, because I was prepared for that."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Luck)

"It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Hope, Despair, Road, Will)

"You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do. But what we want to bring to these works is energy, passion, freshness."
- John Bradshaw
(Related: Energy, Passion, Shakespeare, Want)

"I just like to catch fish, I don't care if it weighs half a pound or 10 pounds. But I can't do a lot of casting. I can work a jig or a worm. But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting. Those big bass will make it hurt after a while."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Work, Care, Fish, Hurt, Will)

"My sisters like cooking at my place. It has a bit more room, and the food tastes a little bit better. A big pot of spaghetti and sauce, some warm French bread - works all the time. I think I've been eating pasta for 26 years."
- Tom Brady
(Related: Food, Time, Cooking, Eating, Sisters, Years)

"The workplace should have a place where the kids can visit. They should have places at the mother's or the father's work where professionals can have their kids visit them whenever they feel like it."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Work, Mother, Father, Kids, professionals, Visit)

"If both parents must work, I think it is more important that the mother has proximity to the child to therefore establish a childcare situation at the big corporations not once a day, but many times a day."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Work, Mother, Corporations, Day, Parents)

"If it's really so wonderful that both partners have to work to make a living to pay for their house, for health insurance, someone is obviously going to get the short end of the stick."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Health, Work, End, Living)

"If you're a young couple when you start out and are both working, trying to raise children, that is tough."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Children, Trying)

"A mother's got to be there to raise the children. That's all there is to it. I feel badly for those mothers who work hard, and can't do it all the time."
- Eric Braeden
(Related: Time, Work, Mother, Children, Mothers)

"I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it's me who has to come up with all the ideas."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Ideas)

"My upbringing was very straightforward suburban working class upbringing."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Class)

"Most of the people that I went to school with - I went to secondary school - we were educated to go and work in the line at Ford's, and if we were lucky, technical skilled labor. I sort of rejected that, and thought I wanted to do something else."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Work, Thought, People, Labor, School)

"However, it does seem now that the international community, more importantly the powers that have influence, and, even more importantly, Afghanistan's neighbors realize that it is high time that they work together, and not against one another."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Time, Work, Afghanistan, Community, Influence, Neighbors, Now)

"A fly cannot go in unless it stops somewhere; therefore weapons, fuel, food, money will not go to Afghanistan unless the neighbors of Afghanistan are working, are cooperating, either being themselves the origin or the transit."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Money, Food, Afghanistan, Being, Neighbors, Weapons, Will)

"We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work; and accordingly labour faithfully for him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Design, God, Work, World)

"I only really cast people who are desperate to be in it - who were dying to be in it, whose talent I believed in and were dead ready to do the work that was necessary."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Work, Talent, People, Dying)

"Create like a god, command like a king, work like a slave."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Work, God)

"Don't look for obscure formulas or mystery in my work. It is pure joy that I offer you. Look at my sculptures until you see them. Those closest to God have seen them."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: God, Work, Joy, Mystery)

"They are imbeciles who call my work abstract. That which they call abstract is the most realistic, because what is real is not the exterior but the idea, the essence of things."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Work, Idea)

"I had always fancied a go at the comedy and when it started to go reasonably well and the opportunity arose for me to move into it full time, I just couldn't turn it down. I just took the risk, and I just wanted to see if it would work and thankfully it did."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Work, Time, Opportunity, Comedy, Risk)

"The reason I used a name was because I was a nurse at the time, and I didn't want my name in Timeout and people from working coming along and taking the piss."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Time, People, Name, Reason, Want)

"It's got too much hard work slapping them and telling them to shut up."
- Jo Brand
(Related: Work, Hard work)

"There's no unemployment in squatter cities. Everyone works. One-sixth of humanity is there. It's soon going to be more than that."
- Stewart Brand
(Related: Cities, Humanity, Unemployment)

"One time I can stand fiddling in front of the mirror for an hour and another time I think: well hack, this is just the best it can get. Only if I have to go to work I really try to look fantastic."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Time, Work)

"Most photographers would feel a certain embarrassment in admitting publicly that they carried within them a sense of wonder, yet without it they would not produce the work they do, whatever their particular field."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Work, Embarrassment, Sense, Wonder)

"The balloons only have one life and the only way of finding out whether they work is to attempt to fly around the world."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Life, Work, Balloons, World)

"Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Life, Money, Work, People, Balance)

"I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever. I certainly would have failed IQ tests. And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old. And if I - if I'm not interested in something, I don't grasp it."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Old, School, Tests, Understanding, Years)

"Before the war there were many who were more or less ignorant of the international labor movement but who nevertheless turned to it for salvation when the threat of war arose. They hoped that the workers would never permit a war."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: War, Labor, Salvation, Workers)