Quotation Explorer - 'Worked'

You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine. - Nikola Tesla
To cut 1930s jobless, FDR taxed corps and rich. Govt used money to hire many millions. Worked then; would now again. Why no debate on that? - Richard D. Wolff
He fell in love with her house and land,He fell in love with her pension plan,He worked his way to her lonely heart,He was quite wily from the very start. - Charmaine J. Forde
I still believe that peace and plenty and happiness can be worked out some way. I am a fool. - Kurt Vonnegut
There was so much about our past that I still didn't understand, and I wasn't one to tell the future. I could only tell the way the world worked. History was a tangled thing, people were resilient, and the one constant law of the world was that it would heal. - Yovanoff, Brenna
I worked on my weaknesses and made them my strengths. - Sydney Leroux
Where reason fails, time oft has worked a cure. - Seneca
You have worked too long in the life, now its time for heroism. - Amit Kalantri
For me, marriage worked differently. As a single person, I never felt totally free. My commitment to my marriage freed me. No lies, no mind games, no judging each other. For me, marriage is pure joyful companionship. - Shon Mehta
Looking back and wondering if it could have worked eventually hurts more than trying and failing. - Dominic Riccitello
Life, liberty and the pursuit of gratitude, now that would’ve worked. They would have been readily led to contentment, which would’ve then better lead them on to happiness. - Geoffrey Wood
Time always change what worked for you today will not work for you tomorrow. - Kishore Bansal
Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.
What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. - Nora Ephron
I never just dreamed of success, I worked for it. Dreaming is good, but working is what gets you results. - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
If you have to explain a joke, it hasn't worked. - Susanna Flister
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance. - Orville Wright, American Inventor and Aviation Pioneer
Think of you today how am i and where you belong need to understand meant to do. "Who cares your like might be exemption for me my worked well done. Love? - Jonathan Guarino
When your EFFORT results in the DESIRED EFFECT, then you have WORKED - Fela Durotoye
I have never thought of writing as hard work, but I have worked hard to find a voice. - Randy Pausch
If peaceful protesting really worked, the need to peacefully protest would have subsided to almost zero a long time ago! Instead, the thing that has subsided to almost zero are the number of complaints filed against police officers that are actually upheld. - Steven Magee
The room flashed brighter still and then gasps filled the room. They were all gathered around Roxy and she was unsure why. She didn’t feel any different, Hadn’t the spell worked ? Roxy opened her mouth to speak and then she heard it…… a purr. - Amanda Turner
Nothing worked. This blazing pain seemed only to be getting worse. - Jennifer Starzec
When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED. - Dr. Seuss
The people who work with solar photovoltaics (PV) tend to be sick, I've worked with many of them. They were showing classic symptoms of Radio Wave Sickness (RWS). - Steven Magee
This is the most unprofessional production I've ever worked on! Nobody knows where they're going, or what they're doing, except, of course, for *ME*
No one in this room is identical. We all have something unique to offer. It is the responsibility of each of us to realize what that is to fulfill our destiny. Imagine the awesomeness the potential we would have if we worked together for a change. - Aaron B. Powell
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle-- victorious. - Vince Lombardi
Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don't just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles. We've all worked with that person. That person is a drag. - Tina Fey
Be thankful for the efforts of people who worked hard to get you where you are; you should not take it for granted and treat them with indifference. - Roy T. Bennett
People in any organization are always attached to the obsolete - the things that should have worked but did not, the things that once were productive and no longer are. - Peter F. Drucker
When nothing else worked, we created a holistic, hand-tailored program that saved Pax's life. At Passages, he and I use what we learned in curing him to help other discover the roots of their addiction or alcoholism and break free. - Chris Prentiss
I worked for a menial’s hire,Only to learn, dismayed,That any wage I had asked of Life,Life would have willingly paid. - Jessie B. Rittenhouse
If there is progress anywhere it is because there has been people who worked for it not just prayed for it. - Sunday Adelaja
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. - Thomas Sowell
The Devil's minions worked his treacherous plot through the hearts of men, possessing them, ruling them. These hounds of hell ran wild these days through their human hosts, working greater and greater abominations. - Eric J. Martindale
We fought very hard for feminism, for women's rights. What I'm seeing today is a very opposite thing. I don't know why, but I see women being put back in the place. And I hate it. We're losing all we worked so hard for and it really bums me out. - Stevie Nicks
When you're depressed you retreat and you go into a smaller world. This is why Brighton worked well for the story, because it's a smaller world than London. - Sara Sheridan
The best part about being my age is in knowing how my life worked out. Sure, there's a lot more living to go, but there isn't much doubt that I'll always be the 'Dilbert guy.' Unless I go on a crime spree, in which case I'll be 'that stabbin' Dilbert guy.' - Scott Adams
If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God. - G.K. Chesterton
The most successful people started from NOTHING... they didn't wait for the opportunity to knock but created the opportunity on their own... worked hard and made history. - Hyacil Han
For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
Maybe she would have done more good as a playwright than as a doctor, after all clichés were like plaque in the arteries of the imagination, they clogged the sense of what was possible. Maybe if enough people had worked to demolish clichés, the world wouldn't have ended. - Charlie Jane Anders
I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down, and I will not let myself down. - Mia Hamm
Sexuality is general, and although only one man may be receiving the favors of a woman, all men in her presence are warm. That's the great generosity of women and the great generosity of the creator who worked it out that way, that there are no unilateral agreements of sexuality. - Leonard Cohen
You just became the most interesting person at this party. I don't think anyone here has worked an honest day in their lives. - Minority Report (TV show)
All my life I had thought that if you worked hard you would be rewarded. If you worked your ass off, there would be some reward for you. But now I knew that the reward was just the chance to work your ass off. - Don J. Snyder
You know it makes one feel rather good deciding not to be a bitch.""Yes.""It's sort of what we have instead of God.""Some people have God", I said. "Quite a lot.""He never worked very well with me. - Ernest Hemingway
Well, I can understand how you feel. You worked hard, studying for the spelling bee, and I suppose you feel you let everyone down, and you made a fool of yourself and everything. But did you notice something, Charlie Brown?" "What's that?""The world didn't come to an end. - Charles M. Schulz
All of these people had character. None of them thought they were special people, born with the right to win. They were people who worked hard, who learned how to keep their focus under pressure, and who stretched beyond their ordinary abilities when they had to. - Carol S. Dweck
My understanding of magic is fairly straightforward. Hit enemies with a sword until they’re dead. If they rise again, hit them again. Repeat as necessary. It worked against Set. - Rick Riordan
I never dreamed about success, I worked for it - Estee Lauder
I worked myself up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty. - Groucho Marx
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious. - Vince Lombardi
If you work hard, and become successful, it does not necessarily mean you are successful because you worked hard, just as if you are tall with long hair it doesn't mean that you would be a midget if you were bald. - Lemony Snicket
The harder you work, the luckier you are, and I worked like hell. - Gerald R. Ford
Why are they like that?' I asked Cico. We skirted Blue Lake and worked our way through the tall, golden grass to the creek.'I don't know,' Cico answered, 'except that people, grown-ups and kids, seem to want to hurt each other - and it's worse when they're in a group. - Rudolfo Anaya
I've worked hard to remember it...The problem is I'm not sure what's real memory and what's my brain filling in details, like a guy whose heart stops and he thinks he sees a bright light. Except I'm sure of my bright light. - Phil Klay
You've been criticising yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. - Louise L. Hay
You know it makes one feel rather good deciding not to be a bitch.""Yes.""It's sort of what we have instead of God.""Some people have God," I said. "Quite a lot.""He never worked very well with me. - Ernest Hemingway
I was working in a parking lot, which is a great place to learn the guitar. I sat in the booth and practiced all day long. And only two cars were stolen while I worked there.
Hackers find more success with organizations where employees are under appreciated, over worked and under paid. Why would anyone in an organization like that care enough to think twice before clicking on a phishing email? - James Scott
[The Yellow Wallpaper] was not intended to drive people crazy, but to save people from being driven crazy, and it worked. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Marriages maybe made in heaven, but a lot of the details have to be worked out here on earth. - Gloria Pitzer
For books are more than books, they are the lifeThe very heart and core of ages past,The reason why men lived and worked and died,The essence and quintessence of their lives. - Amy Lowell
The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught. - H. L. Mencken
It didn’t affect him because he couldn’t fathom how I felt. He never saw how I held or how I dealt. And when a breeze hits, his first thought is never a scent. We worked in different ways and different places, which were divided by a constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living. - A.E. van Vogt
Stars are attributed w/ intelligence they don't have, beauty they haven't worked for, loyaly & love they are incapable of reciprocating, and strength they do not possess. They are treated like a beautiful vase of cut flowers. When wilted, simply replaced w/ new blooms. - Pete Townshend
I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. - Hunter S. Thompson
Most of my novels were developped from dreams I had. A dreamer I AM! Literally , at 1 AM. A dream with 140 characters is to dream an impossible dream. Too many characters to develoo from it. But in twitter that worked just fine for me, - Ana Claudia Antunes
My memories of my time in high altitude astronomy indicate that there were no oxygen concentration monitors or alarms in the areas that liquid nitrogen was in use at the high altitude astronomical facilities where I had worked. - Steven Magee
I worked with him in a way where there was no need to align. We felt and the feeling was simple but complex. It was the intensity in our grasp and when it was done, it was done. - Dominic Riccitello
I'd rather be underappreciate, and under worked, than over appreciate and over worked. - noelsugarcube
If life worked on auto mode then there manual mode for photography would have never existed. - Deeksha Mittal
You don’t get to have an opinion on whether .999… is equal to 1, for instance. It is equal to 1. People smarter than us have worked hard to figure this stuff out, and we owe it to them and to the universe to respect what they’ve figured out. - John Green
I wouldn't recommend sex, drugs or insanity for everyone, but they've always worked for me. - Hunter S. Thompson
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. - Clare Booth Luce
The pools had been written onto the fields by the rain. The pools were a magic worked by the rain, just as the tumbling of the black birds against the grey was a spell that the sky was working and the motion of grey-brown grasses was a spell that the wind made. Everything had meaning. - Susanna Clarke
It is not until you change your identity to match your life blueprint that you will understand why everything in the past never worked. - Shannon L. Alder
Humans beings always do the most intelligent thing…after they’ve tried every stupid alternative and none of them have worked - R. Buckminster Fuller
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self. So you have to begin there, not outside, not on other people. That comes afterwards, when you have worked on your own corner. - Aldous Huxley
If Life worked on auto mode then manual mode for photography would have never existed. - Deeksha Mittal
A Spaniard and a Pole worked in the barbershop where we got our hair cut. An Italian shined our shoes. A Croat washed our car. This was America. - Ilya Ilf
Phones with numerical keypads worked best for dialing phone calls. Incidentally, phone calls tend to be the primary function of a phone. 'Smartphones' completely ignore these basic facts, resulting in some of the least intelligent devices I've seen yet. Oh the irony. - Ashly Lorenzana
Something in me whispered that I needed to stop thinking, that I should above all not go too farwith thinking. But that never worked; I always thought things through to the end, to their mostextreme consequence. - Herman Koch
Training was all I could think about. One Sunday when I found the stadium locked, I broke in and worked out in the freezing cold. Every painful set, every extra rep, was a step toward my goal of winning. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education. - Benedict Cumberbatch
I didn't want to tell Mother I worked as a journalist. She thought I was a prostitute. Locking yourself in a room and inventing characters and conversations which do not exit is no way for a grown man to behave. - Sebastian Horsley
He wanted to take his love back from her so badly. The old techniques didn’t work anymore. In fact, they’d never worked. How do you stop loving someone? It was one of the world’s more brutal mysteries. The more you tried, the less it worked. - Ann Brashares
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious." - Vince Lombardi Jr.
If government could create jobs and raise children, socialism would have worked. - George Gilder
Like all wage slaves, he had two crosses to bear: the people he worked for and the people he worked with. - Stephen Vizinczey
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