Quotes from the Masters
On Career/Work

"The biggest waste of life is to do your job poorly." -– Brian Tracy  

"The most important question to ask on the job is not 'What am I getting?' The most important question to ask on the job is 'What am I becoming?'" -- Jim Rohn  

"Your work should be your passion and your love made manifest through action." -- James Ray

"A free lunch is only found in mousetraps." -- John Capuzz

"Don't just let your business or your job make something for you; let it make something of you." -- Jim Rohn  

"Take it in steps. If you've never made more than the minimum wage, don't aim for half-a-million dollar goal the first year in selling or with a new company. Always aim for the earnings level that excites you a lot and only scares you a little. The essential element is faith in yourself." -– Tom Hopkins  

"Work spares us from three great evils: Boredom, Vice and Need." -- Voltaire  

"Our goal should not be to be employed, but to be employable." -– Patricia Fripp

"The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't." -- Jim Rohn

"Your work should be a challenge, not a chore; a blessing, not a bore." -– Hal Stewins  

"Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction." -- Anne Frank  

"You will always be paid in direct proportion to the work you do, how well you do it, and the difficulty of replacing you." -– Brian Tracy

"Your most valuable asset is your earning ability.  It's your ability to earn money, to apply your knowledge and skills in a timely fashion to get the results for which others will pay." -- Brian Tracy  

"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.  In this life we get nothing save by effort." -- Theodore Roosevelt  

"Funny how employees who own stock in a company have a thousand time more pride in their job than those who don't. But please, don't take my word for it -- just ask baggage handlers on Southwest airline what the price of the stock is -- every one will know it. Now ask a baggage mis-handler at US Airways what the price of their stock is today. Unfortunately the odds of his knowing are higher than the odds of his caring. Sad." -- Jeffrey Gitomer  

"Here's the major problem with going on strike for more money: You cannot get rich by demand." -- Jim Rohn  

"Do more than you are paid for.  There are never any traffic jams on the extra mile." -– Brian Tracy

Provided courtesy of  Jim Rohn International