Work and Recreation
156 aphorisms · 3 comments
Aphorisms in This Category
tiny.ag/rxjp4mey · ★★☆☆ Fair (324 ratings) · submitted 1997
Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.
tiny.ag/lsxp5q2w · ★★☆☆ Fair (121 ratings) · submitted 1997
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
tiny.ag/g6oi3hzo · ★★☆☆ Fair (1079 ratings) · submitted 1997
We trained hard, but it seemed that everytime we were beginning to form up into teams, we would be reorganized. I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralization.
Unknown, (sometimes incorrectly attributed to Petronius Arbiter), in Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/gjpds4m8 · ★★☆☆ Fair (224 ratings) · submitted 1997
If only I could get that wonderful feeling of accomplishment without having to accomplish anything.
tiny.ag/piw4y7md · ★★☆☆ Fair (164 ratings) · submitted 1997
If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.
tiny.ag/ugvde1cx · ★★☆☆ Fair (204 ratings) · submitted 1997
If bankers can count, how come they have eight windows and only four tellers?
tiny.ag/v0yeshan · ★★☆☆ Fair (161 ratings) · submitted 1997
I'm not afraid of work... I can even sleep beside it.
tiny.ag/t1qexukp · ★★☆☆ Fair (123 ratings) · submitted 1997
Holt's Law: All jobs are easy to the person who doesn't have to do them.
tiny.ag/dmjofbk9 · ★★☆☆ Fair (941 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Glenn Troester
Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.
tiny.ag/milcq4ya · ★★☆☆ Fair (133 ratings) · submitted 1997
Grinnell's Law of Labor Laxity: At all times, for any task, you have not got enough done today.
tiny.ag/ximercsy · ★★☆☆ Fair (203 ratings) · submitted 1997
God gives the nuts, but he doesn't crack them.
Unknown, (German proverb), in Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/rfwbcxnu · ★★☆☆ Fair (210 ratings) · submitted 1997
God gives every bird his worm, but he doesn't throw it into the nest.
tiny.ag/51wy2e6t · ★★☆☆ Fair (754 ratings) · submitted (updated 5:20)
Give a man a fish and he'll ask for a lemon. Teach a man to fish and he'll leave work early on Friday.
tiny.ag/xadsxg7n · ★★☆☆ Fair (123 ratings) · submitted 1997
First Law of Bicycling: No matter where you're going, it's uphill and against the wind.
tiny.ag/h7w28305 · ★★☆☆ Fair (193 ratings) · submitted 1997
Death is nature's way of telling you to slow down.
Unknown, in Life and Death and Work and Recreation
tiny.ag/myqpc8fj · ★★☆☆ Fair (897 ratings) · submitted 1998 by Mindy Romero
Don't do whatever you like -- like whatever you do.
tiny.ag/k4nebyuf · ★★☆☆ Fair (814 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Austin Holmes
Even if you aren't making money at your job, but doing something you love to do, you are a true success.
tiny.ag/qxbfoafe · ★★☆☆ Fair (121 ratings) · submitted 1997
Ever notice that even the busiest people are never too busy to tell you just how busy they are?
tiny.ag/eckozapq · ★★☆☆ Fair (90 ratings) · submitted 1997
A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.
tiny.ag/5fjxbdkr · ★★☆☆ Fair (111 ratings) · submitted 1997
A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.