"I have so much paperwork. I'm afraid my paperwork has paperwork."
- Gabrielle Zevin
"The point is ladies and gentlemen that greed, for lack of a better word, is good."
- Gordon Gekko (Wall Street)
"I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early."
- Charles Lamb
"Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant."
- Marilyn vos Savant
"Always be smarter than the people who hire you."
- Lena Horne
"Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content."
- Mason Cooley
"It's a shame that the only thing a man can do for eight hours a day is work. He can't eat for eight hours; he can't drink for eight hours; he can't make love for eight hours. The only thing a man can do for eight hours is work."
- William Faulkner
"The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working when you get up in the morning, and doesn't stop until you get to the office."
- Robert Frost
"By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day."
- Robert Frost
"It seems to limit you; when you're working in an office, you're a creature in a small cell under somebody's supervision and surveillance."
- Jack Vance
"You may look around and see two groups here: white collar, blue collar. But I don't see it that way, and you know why not? Because I am collar-blind."
- Michael Scott (The Office)
"The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work."
- Robert Frost
"If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job."
- Malcolm S. Forbes
"Every day I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America.Â If I'm not there, I go to work."
- Robert Orben
Edward Kinsella III
"Corporations no longer try to fit square pegs into round holes; they just fit them into square cubicles."
- Robert Brault
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they're looking for ideas."
- Paula Poundstone
"Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work."
- John G. Pollard
"Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night."
- Marian Wright Edelman
"People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.Â "
- Ogden Nash
"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all."
- Sam Ewing
"I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours."
- Hunter S. Thompson
"Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy, both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me."
- Â Michael Scott (The Office)
"If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done... "
"When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home."
- Betty Bender
"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."