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This is a test. It is only a test. Had it been an actual job, you would have received raises, promotions, and other signs of appreciation

-- Anonymous

Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at the moment

-- Robert Benchley

When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home

-- Betty Bender

There is no future in any job. The future lies in the man who holds the job

-- George Crane

If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith

-- Albert Einstein

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office

-- Robert Frost

Good hours, excellent pay, fun place to work, paid training, mean boss. Oh well, four out of five isn't bad

-- Help Wanted Ad, PA newspaper, 1994

My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it

-- Abraham Lincoln

Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting someone else to do the work

-- John G. Pollard

Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwile careers in the street-cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact

-- Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business

-- Tom Robbins

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly, I can!" Then get busy and find out how to do it

-- Theodore Roosevelt

In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence. Therefore:

  • In time, every post tends to be occupied by an employee who is incompetent to carry out its duties.
  • Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence
    -- The Peter Principle

    Work is a four-letter word

    -- The Smiths (Morrissey)

    Work is the refuge of people who have nothing better to do

    -- Oscar Wilde