«A huge number of jobs that are filled are never advertised to the public, or if they are, they’re filled by people who have a connection to the employer.»

Melanie Pinola

«Some people that are in charge are usually less intelligent than the people who work under them. The reason why those people are in charge and you aren’t is because you have a conscience.»

Heather Chapple

«Poets are never unemployed, just unpaid.»

Kathy Skaggs

«As a rule of thumb, hitchhiking is no fun. If you’re going to stand around waiting to move, you may as well get paid to hold a pawnshop sign.»

Jarod Kintz

«My students should be afraid: choosing what kind of work you'll do to a great extent means choosing who you'll be.»

Maureen Corrigan

«Providing employment is the best form of social service, as it serves you, others, your country, your world - the entire society.»

Amit Kalantri

«Life is a precious commodity, Charles. It’s time you achieved your full potential and learned the true value of things.” “You’re talking like a Stalinist!” I cried. “People don’t get jobs to achieve things and learn values! They do it because they have to, and then they use whatever’s left over to buy themselves nice things that make them feel less bad about having jobs!»

Paul Murray

«You never know until you give something your best and keep working at it. Follow your dreams no matter what»

Santonu Kumar Dhar

«Where are you looking at blessing as bondage, something you GET to do as something you've GOT to do?»

David McGee

«The land of easy mathematics where he who works adds up and he who retires subtracts.»

Núria Añó

«Women, they’re great for keeping the bed warm and the coffee hot. They’re also good at other things, like my job, which is why I’ll soon be fired—which is a bit too hot for me.»

Jarod Kintz

«When you settle for anything short of the best life God wants to offer you, then you have been tempted to remain safe and the accountability for not changing your life becomes your prison of regret.»

Shannon L. Alder

«Have you noticed how difficult it is just to get along in the world? If you're no good at all in your job, people treat you badly and eventually you will be unemployed. And if you're a little better than competent, everyone expects miracles from you, every single time. Like most of life, it's a no-win situation. And if you dare to mention it, no matter how creatively you phrase your complaints, you are shunned as a whiner.»

Jeff Lindsay

«Where had he been? Drinking, obviously. Then she started cataloging all the ways he was worthless.»

Charles Frazier

«Bank robbing is more of a sure thing than farming.»

Allan Dare Pearce

«The smartest people can write the worst emails and those of less intellect can write the best.»

Paul Babicki

«Seeing no better jobs on the horizon than flipping hamburgers with so much grease it would make Portugal, Italy, and Spain jealous, I decided to go back to school. It reminds me of something Zelda’s mom told her in November 2007: “Some people flip condos and make millions. Your boyfriend couldn’t even flip burgers and make minimum wage.»

Jarod Kintz

«I peed on the floor to get hired. Now I’m the janitor. 

Jarod Kintz

«Your LinkedIn profile must include keywords for specific skills that match your desired job.»

Melanie Pinola

«Preparation, application and determination are three of the most important factors that enable you to regain your sparkle and shine like never before.»

Donald Pillai

«When you took a man's job away from him, his ability to feed and clothe his family, that man was going to get angry.»

Darrin Grimwood

«Lots of people in history have only done their jobs and look at the trouble»

Terry Pratchett

«No doctor knows everything. There's a reason why it's called "practising" medicine.»


«They spent pork-barrel money like a tidal-wave sea, but no funds trickled down far enough to reach me. Our books numbered few and were falling apart, and I sat mending pages with a crestfallen heart.»

David Davis

«Dedication. DEDICATION. That is the only way to become a writer. Write every day. Write until your fingers bleed, your eyes bleed, your soul bleeds. From that blood, stories are born. It's worth it.»

Belle DiMonté

«This is our life now: slaving away in thankless, monotonous jobs and spending half our salaries on fattening food.»

Katrina Ramos Atienza

«There are no boring jobs, only boring men.»

Amit Kalantri

«Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so?»

Drew Carey

«So the hours are pretty good then?' he resumed.»

Douglas Adams

«Die Wirtschaft hat nicht die Aufgabe, Arbeitsplätze zu schaffen. Im Gegenteil! Die Aufgabe der Wirtschaft ist es, die Menschen von der Arbeit zu befreien.»

Götz Werner