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The tougher the job, the greater the reward.

Author: George Allen

Profession: American Football Coach

Our job is not to set things right but to see them right.

Author: Eric Butterworth


Man's biggest mistake is to believe that he's working for someone else.

Author: Nashua Cavalier


We may not be able to offer long-term employment, but we should try to offer long-term employability.

Author: Brian Corby

Profession: American Business Executive, Chairman of Prudential Insurance

We've entered an era when very good, competent people aren't getting jobs. One remedy is to stand out, to self-promote. If you do, you're going to get the nod over some co-worker.

Author: Jeffrey P. Davidson

Profession: American Marketing Consultant

There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!

Author: Earl Nightingale (1921-1989)

Profession: American Radio Announcer, Author, Motivator, Speaker

Make yourself indispensable, and you will move up. Act as though you are indispensable, and you will move out.

Author: Jules Ormont


I couldn't get any jobs, and when that happens, you get so humble it's disgusting. I didn't feel like a man anymore -- I felt really creepy. I was bumping into walls and saying, ''Excuse me.''

Author: Joe Pesci (1943)

Profession: American Actor

I've met a few people who had to change their jobs in order to change their lives, but I've met many more people who merely had to change their motive to service in order to change their lives.

Author: Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981)

Profession: American Peace Activist

Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

There is no indispensable man.

Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Profession: Thirty-second President of the USA

It's a job -- someone's gotta do it. The reality is, Jennifer and I can do our job well because we truly are friends. But when the day's over, she goes home to her boyfriend and I go home to a magazine. [On what it's like kissing sex symbol Jennifer Aniston]

Author: David Schwimmer (1966)

Profession: American Actor, Director

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat.

Author: Lily Tomlin (1939)

Profession: American Comedienne

My job is never work -- the only time it seems like work is when I'd rather be doing something else.

Author: Source Unknown