Work Ethic quotes

  • I try to be very much in control when it comes to work. I have a strong work ethic.
    -- Alison Brie

    #Strong #Work Ethic #Trying

  • My family are my priority but I've always had a strong work ethic and I like to be busy.
    -- Amanda Holden

    #Strong #Work Ethic #Priorities

  • What I respect in people more than anything is work ethic. And Justin Timberlake's got that. He works his tail off, and he knows his stuff.
    -- Amy Adams

    #People #Work Ethic #Tails

  • I like Cinderella - she has a good work ethic and she likes shoes.
    -- Amy Adams

    #Fashion #Shoes #Work Ethic

  • The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work.
    -- Andrew Carnegie

    #Average #Work Ethic #Energy

  • Some men don't gel when it comes to work - you have different work ethics, different opinions, different points of views, different methods of filmmaking - and we didn't gel.
    -- Antoine Fuqua

    #Men #Views #Work Ethic

  • A child's course in life should be determined not by the zip code she's born in, but by the strength of her work ethic and the scope of her dreams.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Dream #Children #Work Ethic

  • Don't wait for the muse. She has a lousy work ethic. Writers just write.
    -- Barbara Kingsolver

    #Writing #Work Ethic #Waiting

  • Generally, I am just myself, a crazy John Belushi type. But I'm not comparing myself to him. I think I am against stereotype. Generally Asian guys are more quiet - they study and have a good work ethic. Generally, I have none of those things.
    -- Bobby Lee

    #Crazy #Thinking #Work Ethic

  • You don't have to do everything by the time you're 30. Or 40. All you need is a work ethic. It's what allows you to push through moments of disappointment and self-doubt and fear.
    -- Candace Bushnell

    #Disappointment #Self #Work Ethic

  • My father was a watchmaker and an inventor. I saw him working in the house every day. The work ethic, I got from him. He worked hard and he never complained about it.
    -- Carl Reiner

    #Father #Work Ethic #House

  • The reason welfare is bad is not because it costs too much, nor because it "undermines the work ethic," but because it is intrinsically at odds with the way human beings come to live satisfying lives.
    -- Charles A. Murray

    #Odds #Work Ethic #Liberty

  • In the end, there's something of the puritan work ethic about me that roles really must sustain me on an intellectual level.
    -- Damian Lewis

    #Work Ethic #Intellectual #Roles

  • I'm very proud of being Jewish. It means I have a good work ethic, and you get Jewish humour and you're allowed to tell Jewish jokes.
    -- Daniel Radcliffe

    #Mean #Work Ethic #Proud

  • So is work ethic. You do things over and over again, and when you get in a situation you like to think it comes natural. I think there has to be a mind-set that you’re not afraid to fail. I’m not afraid to fail. I’ve done it quite a bit. The calmer you are, the more the game slows down for you, and I think part of that is controlling your emotions.
    -- Derek Jeter

    #Thinking #Games #Work Ethic

  • Our father taught us such a work ethic that if there's something worth doing, it's worth doing well.
    -- Donny Osmond

    #Father #Work Ethic #Taught

  • Training for me is a metaphor for life, period. The dedication, the determination, the desire, the work ethic, the great successes and the great failures - I take that into life.
    -- Dwayne Johnson

    #Determination #Dedication #Work Ethic

  • So anyway, I've learned a lot about myself just in terms of acting but just work ethic and interesting things like full-page monologues or talking straight into camera, which I had never gotten to do before.
    -- Emma Stone

    #Talking #Interesting #Work Ethic

  • At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren't where you want to be, you will always be a failure.
    -- Erin Cummings

    #Successful #Long #Work Ethic

  • All My Children taught me a great work ethic; you work so hard on a soap opera! It is a good way to start in the business, get success without getting a big head and learn your craft.
    -- Eva LaRue

    #Children #Work Ethic #Crafts

  • All My Children' taught me a great work ethic; you work so hard on a soap opera!
    -- Eva LaRue

    #Children #Work Ethic #Opera

  • I never took the work less than serious, my work ethic is ingrained in me. But I've always had a sense of humor about myself.
    -- George Hamilton

    #Work Ethic #Serious #Ethics

  • From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time.
    -- George J. Mitchell

    #Strong #Brother #Work Ethic

  • We must promote solid traits such as work ethics, a dignified lifestyle, matching actions to rhetoric, performance rather than grandstanding.
    -- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

    #Work Ethic #Matching #Ethics

  • Money doesn’t know about clocks, schedules or holidays and you shouldn’t either.  Money loves people that have great work ethic.
    -- Grant Cardone

    #Holiday #People #Work Ethic

  • Across professions, consistency is a direct product of work ethic.
    -- Harsha Bhogle

    #Work Ethic #Consistency #Ethics

  • The first qualification for success in my view is a strong work ethic.
    -- Henry Ford II

    #Strong #Views #Work Ethic

  • Liberals have shifted government into a position of being neutral between right and wrong. By concentrating power in government institutions, liberals chisel at the three pillars of society: the family unit, work ethic and faith. That's not good for America.
    -- James G. Watt

    #Government #America #Work Ethic

  • They see a work ethic in both of us. But, they also see that my husband is more in control of his future, and I am more reliant on other sources for my career.
    -- Jami Gertz

    #Husband #Careers #Work Ethic

  • I hope the story of 2011 is that America gets its mojo back. You've got to remember that America has the best universities; it's got some of the best businesses. It's got an unbelievable work ethic, rule of law. The story of 2011 will be America blossoming again.
    -- Jamie Dimon

    #Law #America #Work Ethic

  • I don't have a good work ethic. I have a real casual relationship with hours.
    -- Janeane Garofalo

    #Real #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • I just really want to continue on the same intensity of work ethic, I don't want to slow now. I'm 21-year's old and I feel like this era and a few years to come are my prime years, so I want to utilise them.
    -- Jason Derulo

    #Years #Work Ethic #Want

  • My work ethic came from my parents and my fear of failure. I came from a small, predominantly black school and I didn't want to let them down.
    -- Jerry Rice

    #School #Work Ethic #Parent

  • I was lucky enough when it came to sports and work ethic to be taught some basics that continue to be important.
    -- Joe Namath

    #Sports #Work Ethic #Important

  • My humour and my work ethic definitely come from my Scottish side, and I have to say the sense of humour doesn't really translate when I'm in America.
    -- John Barrowman

    #America #Work Ethic #Sides

  • No ethic is as ethical as the work ethic.
    -- John Kenneth Galbraith

    #Work #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • Ive been blessed with a lot of great things in my life, and one of them was work ethic. And with work ethic, you can make anything happen.
    -- Jon Runyan

    #Blessed #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • I suppose all of us - we have the old Protestant work ethic of feeling guilty when you're not working, and getting a buzz from feeling like you're really busy. That's the reason to sort of carry on.
    -- Jonny Greenwood

    #Work Ethic #Feelings #Buzz

  • Weve got nine generations of farmers in my family, in Warwickshire. And I do feel connected to being a farmers son. There was a time when I didnt, when I rebelled against it, but theres certainly that sort of work ethic within me.
    -- Joseph Mawle

    #Son #Work Ethic #Generations

  • Every defensive end who is going to be picked in the first round is going to be a good pick for whoever they're chosen by, but if I had to tell you what sets me apart, that would be my desire and determination to get better. I know what I need to work on, I know my weaknesses, but I have that work ethic to improve every day. I have that want to be the best player at my position, and I have the belief in myself that one day that will come true.
    -- Justin Tuck

    #Determination #Player #Work Ethic

  • When the human body is put under exceptional strain, a range of dormant genes in the DNA are expressed and extraordinary physiological processes are activated.
    -- K. Anders Ericsson

    #Dna #Work Ethic #Body

  • There was no way we'd ever get spoiled. Daddy made sure to instill in us a work ethic.
    -- Kathie Lee Gifford

    #Daddy #Work Ethic #Way

  • It's just one day at a time. I love multi-tasking and I'm really organized and when you have a certain work ethic, which all the girls have, we all have that same thing going on.
    -- Kris Jenner

    #Girl #Work Ethic #One Day At A Time

  • The pen isn’t really the weapon - the work ethic is the weapon.
    -- Lemon Andersen

    #Work Ethic #Weapons #Ethics

  • The American work ethic is something to be admired. Our workforce, regardless of position, works hard to produce the best product and serve customers to the best of their ability.
    -- Leonard Boswell

    #Hard Work #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • My parents instilled a very strong work ethic in me from a young age, fortunately.
    -- Matthew Gray Gubler

    #Strong #Parent #Work Ethic

  • By the time I got to be director of product management at Thomas-Conrad, I was in a better negotiating position, as I had accumulated more accomplishments and gained a reputation for having a great work ethic.
    -- Maynard Webb

    #Accomplishment #Work Ethic #Directors

  • I never feared about my skills because I put in the work. Work ethic eliminates fear. So if you put forth the work, what are you fearing? You know what you're capable of doing and what you're not.
    -- Michael Jordan

    #Skills #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • Work ethics eliminates fear.
    -- Michael Jordan

    #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • If Americans are reluctant to go on the dole that's because they have a healthy work ethic.
    -- Mickey Kaus

    #Work Ethic #Healthy #Goes On

  • I think that purity creates not only a higher level of artistic vision but a purer work ethic.
    -- Nick Offerman

    #Thinking #Work Ethic #Vision

  • I was taught a very strong work ethic that included punctuality, which I've always felt is a sign of respect for others.
    -- Nicole Kidman

    #Strong #Work Ethic #Taught

  • Recruiting is the lifeblood of any program, so you can't put anything above that, ... But it wouldn't matter who you had here if you didn't have the right mental attitude and work ethic. You need all those elements to come together to do something like we are doing.
    -- Pete Carroll

    #Attitude #Work Ethic #Together

  • You will never win if you don't deal with your work ethically. All that you need to do is to stick to your principles; morals are relative.
    -- Ranveer Singh

    #Winning #Work Ethic #Needs

  • I wasn't the biggest, the fastest, the strongest, and then I bought into something called work ethic.
    -- Ray Lewis

    #Work Ethic #Ethics #Strongest

  • I do notice that when I come in to meet casting people, they love that I'm Australian. Maybe it's our good work ethic.
    -- Rebel Wilson

    #People #Work Ethic #Casting

  • For me, you don't ever want to be defined by the color of your skin. You want to be defined by your work ethic, the person that you are, your character, your personality. That's what I've tried to go out and do.
    -- Robert Griffin III

    #Character #Color #Work Ethic

  • Christoph Waltz is stunning, an insanely nice guy. He is not only a ridiculously good actor, he’s also funny, helpful & a good colleague. I like his work ethic. I mean, the guy has won an Oscar and despite that he is receptive, open-minded & not the least bit snooty. Reese Witherspoon is the same. It may be the nicest cast that I have worked with yet.
    -- Robert Pattinson

    #Nice #Mean #Work Ethic

  • Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.
    -- Theodore Roosevelt

    #Running #Work Ethic #Risk

  • People don't understand that when I grew up, I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic, and that's been what has gotten me this far.
    -- Tiger Woods

    #People #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • I can't control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that's what I'm focused on now.
    -- Tim Tebow

    #Determination #Attitude #Work Ethic

  • Work ethic must exceed the expectation level.
    -- Tom Coughlin

    #Expectations #Work Ethic #Levels

  • Dreams do come true, but not without the help of others, a good education, a strong work ethic, and the courage to lean in.
    -- Ursula Burns

    #Dream #Strong #Work Ethic

  • I am proud of my achievements, my work ethic, and the way I live my life. The PGA Tour not only treated me unfairly, but displayed a lack of professionalism that should concern every professional golfer and fan of the game.
    -- Vijay Singh

    #Games #Achievement #Work Ethic

  • I guess maybe another gift I have is a great work ethic.
    -- Vince McMahon

    #Work Ethic #Ethics #Great Work

  • And where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy's sleeping? I'm working.
    -- Will Smith

    #Sleep #Bad Ass #Work Ethic

  • In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving.
    -- William Baldwin

    #Giving #Discipline #Work Ethic

  • I think I have a really good work ethic.
    -- Ashlyn Harris

    #Thinking #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • I've never had any kind of work ethic. I've never sat down with the intention of writing a song.
    -- Dan Bejar

    #Song #Writing #Work Ethic

  • If we want to succeed, we need to recover our grandparents’ work ethic.
    -- Darren Hardy

    #Grandparent #Work Ethic #Needs

  • We started the band with a work ethic of 'it's us against the world' and that is something that our fans aligned with, too. Together, we speak a common language. I think that motto has helped us keep the creative force alive all these years while the fans have kept the fire burning for us to always be excited to create new music for them. Without the fans, we are a band without a home.
    -- David Ellefson

    #Home #Thinking #Work Ethic

  • Work ethic = dreams! That to me is that no one gets a free ride. You have to work for it and it doesn't get handed to you.
    -- Diamond Dallas Page

    #Dream #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • As for the work ethic, I'm just the kind of guy who takes what he does seriously. I never missed a day of school, I've rarely missed work and I played all those straight games; my streak only ended when I broke my cheekbone.
    -- Dolph Schayes

    #School #Games #Work Ethic

  • I, like many people, had some sort of preconception about Madonna. One of the preconceptions was that she had the extraordinary work ethic, which turned out to be absolutely true.
    -- James D'arcy

    #People #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • I credit my parents for instilling in me a good work ethic and the sensibility that God serves those best who serve themselves.
    -- Ken Osmond

    #Work Ethic #Parent #Credit

  • Work ethic is the most important component of being successful.
    -- Kliff Kingsbury

    #Successful #Work Ethic #Important

  • I had no kind of work ethic and I always felt that music - especially rock 'n' roll - was a more for boys.
    -- Lola Kirke

    #Boys #Rocks #Work Ethic

  • I've always been very hopeful but I also know that as long as you've got a good work ethic, almost anything is achievable and I learned that in the armed forces.
    -- Simon Weston

    #Long #Hopeful #Work Ethic

  • Chicago was where I realized that improv is its own thing, its own art form. And through that, you kind of develop a work ethic of not selling it short.
    -- Thomas Middleditch

    #Art #Work Ethic #Chicago

  • I'll work to maintain my work ethic out on the road, playing my shows, giving 110%, keeping God first, my family second, and treating my fans like royalty.
    -- Aaron Watson

    #Giving #Work Ethic #Fans

  • My attitude towards money is because of my mum and dad. My parents have always worked full time and I've always had that work ethic in me.
    -- Amy Childs

    #Attitude #Dad #Work Ethic

  • I was educated by nuns. None of them, of course, did anything resembling the actions of Lydia from The Handmaid's Tale, but they taught me a work ethic, that I had to toe the line, that I had to step up and do my work, and that we would stay until it was done, and that came from a devotion to making you the best person you can be. That's the take I have on Lydia. She knows her actions are firm and sometimes very harsh, but she also looks after them.
    -- Ann Dowd

    #Work Ethic #Done #Ethics

  • All of the artists that I've worked with have an incredible work ethic. And Madonna has the best work ethic of them all. I've learned a lot from being around her.
    -- Paul Oakenfold

    #Artist #Work Ethic #Ethics

  • My core values are still the same about music, and my work ethic, and what I want to represent to people.
    -- DJ Shadow

    #People #Work Ethic #Want

  • It is a perverse faith, in that it reveres the "environment" ahead of people who live in it. It is a most ascetic superstition, in that it demands we live less happily and less freely and with less prosperity - the opposite of, say, the Protestant work ethic that helped build Ontario.
    -- Ezra Levant

    #Opposites #People #Work Ethic

  • Have a huge work ethic, be ambitious, aggressive, tough.
    -- Ron Conway

    #Work Ethic #Ambitious #Tough

  • Face your problems head on. Do what you have to do to take care of it. Develop a good work ethic.
    -- George Chuvalo

    #Work Ethic #Care #Faces

  • Balance is always tough with the kind of shows and my work ethic and all of that, but that definitely helps me do what I do in the big picture.
    -- Hank Williams III

    #Work Ethic #Balance #Ethics

  • TALENT and WORK ETHIC, the most important and RARE combination.
    -- Hubie Brown

    #Work Ethic #Important #Ethics

  • I learned so many things from Louis C.K., but the most impactful thing was witnessing his work ethic. He works harder than anyone I've ever been around in comedy. And he takes risks and doesn't dwell on what might be perceived as failures.
    -- Ted Alexandro

    #Hard Work #Work Ethic #Risk

  • In terms of my own work ethic, I've always been a determined person. When I'm focused on something, I try to see it through.
    -- Ted Alexandro

    #Work Ethic #Trying #Ethics

  • Our deep respect for the land and its harvest is the legacy of generations of farmers who put food on our tables, preserved our landscape, and inspired us with a powerful work ethic.
    -- James H. Douglas

    #Powerful #Land #Work Ethic

  • I'm not a guy who did drugs or drank alcohol. I had a good work ethic and gave back to the community.
    -- Walt Frazier

    #Alcohol #Work Ethic #Community

  • I heard Russell Simmons say that, 'people have million dollar dreams with a minimum wage work ethic.' Basically, everybody wanna be rich but don't nobody wanna work for it.
    -- Yo Gotti

    #Dream #People #Work Ethic

  • The pen isn’t really the weapon - the work ethic is the weapon.
    -- Lemon Andersen

    #Work Ethic #Weapons #Ethics

  • I've seen plenty of ballplayers way better than me, but they didn't have the work ethic. It comes down to how bad you want it.
    -- Marcus Giles

    #Work Ethic #Want #Way