Instead of working for the survival of the fittest, we should be working for the survival of the wittiest - then we can all die laughing.

By : Lily Tomlin 0 Likes          


You just have to keep trying to do good work, and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. Yes, I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things.

By : Jon Stewart

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For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.

By : Billy Zane

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I have done every job in the Theatre apart from wardrobe. I was out of work more times than I was in it.

By : Richard O'Brien

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My criticism is too severe sometimes and that is not good. But why don't you start doing your work unless your leader flies into a rage? It is not that you cannot do it but that you don't want to do it.

By : Zhu Rongji

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My title is intended to suggest that the community of scientists is organized in a way which resembles certain features of a body politic and works according to economic principles similar to those by which the production of material goods is regulated.

By : Michael Polanyi

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During one or two summers, as well as part-time during the school year, I worked for a small Canadian company which developed electrical instruments for military planes.

By : Walter Kohn

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The director, of course, was Bob Fosse. But again, I worked with my father to prepare for the role.

By : Liza Minnelli

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If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.

By : Leslie Stephen

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When you make work, your goal might not be first and foremost to have as many people as possible see it, but it might be more about honing your craft as a storyteller or making art, but, there's no doubt about it, you want lots of people to see it.

By : Jim McKay

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I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram.

By : Jonathan Lethem

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I'm working harder than ever now, and I'm putting on my pants the same as I always have. I just get up every day and try to do a little better than the day before, and that is to run a great restaurant with great food, great wine, and great service. That's my philosophy.

By : Emeril Lagasse

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I've been a writer for 42 years and, yes, it is a full time job for me. Not a hobby, but serious work.

By : Donald McKay

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