10 Quotes To Remind You Everyone Thinks Their Job Is Stupid


Labor Day is behind us, and we’ve got a long two months to get through before we can finally enjoy the holiday season. Wish you could just skip the next few weeks of work and get right to the overeating and spending all day in your pajamas, drinking eggnog? You’re not the only one…

“If you had to identify in one word the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.’”
Dave Barry

“Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else.”
Barbara Ehrenreich

“The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.”
Robert Frost

“One of the symptoms of approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important, and that to take a holiday would bring all kinds of disaster. If I were a medical man, I should prescribe a holiday to any patient who considered his work important.”
Bertrand Russell

“If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn’t have a job if he was any smarter.”
John Gotti

“If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.”
Kurt Vonnegut

“If A is success in life, then A = x + y + z. Work is x, play is y and z is keeping your mouth shut.”
Albert Einstein

“In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.”
Tina Fey

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
Douglas Adams

“Son, 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 (from Kamp Krusty, written by David M. Stern)