Quotes of Chore

“ We believe that democratic capitalism is the way to reduce global capitalism. It is basic. Jobs, jobs, jobs... make it possible for people to improve their standards of living. ”

- Steve Forbes

“ There are very few jobs that actually require a penis or vagina. All other jobs should be open to everybody. ”

- Florynce R. Kennedy

“ Feet that run on willing errands! ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. ”

- Dale Carnegie

“ A vision without a task is but a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. A vision with a task is the hope of the world. ”

- Unknown

“ A vision without a task is but a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. A vision with a task is the hope of the world. ”

- Unknown

“ Every job has drudgery.... The first secret of happiness is the recognition of this fundamental fact. ”

- M. C. McIntosh

“ If blue collar jobs are leaving and white collar jobs are outsourced what color collar jobs are left? ”

- Bob Edwards

“ You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ”

- Steven D. Woodhull

“ If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. ”

- Phillip Brooks

“ Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks. ”

- Phillips Brooks

“ It was the desire to do the complete thing. I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing, really, was to direct. But my first jobs were acting jobs. ”

- James Coburn

“ My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. ”

- Erma Bombeck

“ A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. ”

- Henry Kissinger

“ It is in recognizing the actual presence of God that we find prayer no longer a chore, but a supreme delight. ”

- Gordon Lindsay

“ Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised. ”

- Babe Didrikson Zaharias

“ Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly. ”

- Julie Andrews

“ To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a "home" might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation. ”

- Emily Post

“ We are traditionally rather proud of ourselves for having slipped creative work in there between the domestic chores and obligations. I'm not sure we deserve such big A-pluses for all that. ”

- Toni Morrison

“ Welcome the task that makes you go beyond yourself. ”

- Frank McGee

“ My mother used to pitch to me and my father would shag balls. If I hit one up the middle close to my mother, I'd have some extra chores to do. My mother was instrumental in making me a pull hitter. ”

- Eddie Mathews

“ Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts. ”

- Lenora Mattingly Weber

“ Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle. ”

- Phillips Brooks

“ 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! ”

- Earl Nightingale

“ The weakest living creature, by concentrating his powers on a single object, can accomplish good results while the strongest, by dispersing his effort over many chores, may fail to accomplish anything. Drops of water, by continually falling, hone their passage through the hardest of rocks but the hasty torrent rushes over it with hideous uproar and leaves no trace behind. ”

- Og Mandino

“ For a woman to get a rewarding sense of total creation by way of the multiple monotonous chores that are her daily lot would be as irrational as for an assembly line worker to rejoice that he had created an automobile because he tightened a bolt. ”

- Edith Mendel Stern

“ On a day of burial there is no perspective — for space itself is annihilated. Your dead friend is still a fragmentary being. The day you bury him is a day of chores and crowds, of hands false or true to be shaken, of the immediate cares of mourning… ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry
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