Funny Quotes About Work

Love it or hate it, we’ve all got to work to pay the bills. But you can make the 9 to 5 slightly more bearable by checking out some of these funny quotes about work. They might not help you meet your lunchtime deadline, or make the boss any more pleasant to work for but they’ll give you a laugh with your morning latte.

The trouble with the rat-race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

Lily Tomlin

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

Robert Frost

Nothing makes a person more productive than the last minutes.


Hard work never killed anybody, but I figure why take the chance?

Edgar Bergen

I like work; it fascinates me; I can sit and look at it for hours.

Jerome K. Jerome

Most people like hard work, particularly when they're paying for it.

Elbert Hubbard

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

Robert Benchley

My son has taken up meditation. At least it's better than sitting and doing nothing.

Max Kauffmann

He did nothing in particular, and did it very well.

W.S. Gilbert

I work for myself, which is fun. Except when i call in sick, I know I'm lying.

Rita Rudner

You don't have to be mad to work here - but it helps.


I wish my sone would learn a trade. At least we'd know what kind of work he's out of.

Henny Youngman

Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.

Dough Larson

Not everyone works in an office, include those who work in an office.

Jim Davidson

There's not single job in this town. There's nothin', nada, zip. Unless you wanna work forty hours a week.

Jeff Daniels

I'm busier than a whore working two beds.

Lily Savage

If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now, quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers...

Homer Simpson

Never work before breakfast. If you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.

Josh Billings

I'm so against working, I won't even take a blow job.

Gretchen Cole

I don't like work even when someone else does it.

Mark Twain

Work is the curse of the drinking classes.

Oscar Wilde

Work is the refuge of those who have nothing better to do.

Oscar Wilde

Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I'm not there, I go to work.

Robert Orben

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