Good Work Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Good Work Quotes from famous authors such as Denis Leary, Kiran Bedi, Dennis Haysbert, Rakshit Shetty, Yo Yo Honey Singh. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

If you do good work, it tends to stick around. People still come up to me and say, ‘The Ref’ is my favorite Christmas movie.’
Denis Leary
I do not need any rest. I enjoy my work, and at work, I rest. I rest with my good work.
Kiran Bedi
When you work on big commercial movies, of course there’s more money involved and you can still do some good work. But with an independent, you get films that are really close to the writers’ and directors’ heart. Somehow it becomes a little deeper. A little more meat and not as much flash.
Dennis Haysbert
I just want to be remembered for good work.
Rakshit Shetty
I don’t want to work more. I want to do limited but good work.
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Whether you’re an obstetrician or a third-grade teacher or a real estate agent, you know when you’re doing good work. You’re passionate about it.
Susan Isaacs
I don’t want to be an actress. I want to be doing good work that is well written and has good people in it.
Claire Danes
I don’t have an exact picture of where I aim to see myself, but I want to do something which will be an example for everyone. If anyone is giving a reference for good work, then they should think of me.
Hiten Tejwani
I don’t see myself in competition with anyone, I am in my own space; I don’t follow anyone, though I appreciate good work always.
Guru Randhawa
The guy who shows up on time, who has a good work ethic, network executives and producers know that. It’s a very small industry we work in.
Rocky Carroll
There is no dearth of good work or wonderful roles.
Shefali Shah
I go where the good work is being done.
Sissy Spacek
I appreciate good work no matter where it’s coming from.
New York is fantastic, and I’ve done several films in Los Angeles which I really enjoyed, but I don’t think that America is the be-all and end-all. I’ll follow the good work wherever it may be.
Tom Riley
I’m quite happy with the body of work that I’ve done, and I’ve done some really good work over the years that I’m proud of. I’m proud of some of the people that I’ve worked with, been lucky to have worked with.
Ray Winstone
I think it is important to do good work and last longer than to do lot of work and burn out quickly.
Soha Ali Khan
It’s a lot easier to do good work when you have good words to say and work with good people.
Mark Harmon
I am interested in Bollywood. Everyone wants to do bigger and better work. I also want to do good work.
Mouni Roy
I did a lot of good work with my trainer and the physio in Barbados, and they were tremendous help to me during my comeback period.
Fidel Edwards
It’s not enough to just have talent at Atletico Madrid. At other clubs it is, but we can’t sign superstars and have to look for players with a good work ethic.
Diego Simeone
Independent graphic novelists have already achieved good work in terms of design, but all these great minds are writing in English. There is a need for people to write in Hindi.
Anurag Kashyap
There’s a different kind of attitude when you come from Western New York. You work for everything you get, and nothing’s really handed to you… You realize good work turns to good things, and that’s the edge I always came up with.
Luke Harper
I want to do good work, but having kids and a life outside of that is important, too. If you don’t have anybody around who loves you, then what’s it all for? You’re just lonely in the end.
Josh Duhamel
Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it, but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means, work hard. Keep up the good work.
Kevin Eubanks
Right now I’m doing four shows at a time, trying to read four outlines every week, four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts; it’s a lot of good work. It’s fun to do it, but it does wear you out.
Aaron Spelling
I was getting a lot of good work with my wrestling up in Iowa, but I needed a more all-around game, striking, jiu-jitsu at a high level. I had a lot of good coaches out at ATT to work with. They pushed me. Everything was smarter. Everything was precise.
Robbie Lawler
I do good work in Pakistan. I am an A-lister actor. So, even in Bollywood I want to work with an A-lister.
Saba Qamar
You can be playing a line some way and the director wants you to change that, or you can disagree. But I always think that the creative conversation between director and actor is what leads to good work.
Ewan McGregor
I work for creative satisfaction. It’s my hunger for good work that motivates me to explore.
Mohit Raina
I’ve always been a little kid compared to the guys I’ve competed against in terms of body development. I’ve always looked a lot younger, so naturally my body got a bit bigger and stronger. I combined that with a good work ethic, good mindset and focus.
Christian Coleman
Rock n’ roll is our religion, and we will continue to lose disciples as we go, but we pick up the fallen flag and keep moving forward, bringing forth the good news that our heroes have helped create, their bodies lost, but their spirits and their good work everlasting.
Steven Van Zandt
I’ve done a few studio films in the last few years where I feel like I’ve done good work, and then I only end up in two scenes. That’s been very disappointing.
Illeana Douglas
But I want to do good work, after this series.
Jackie Cooper
A lot of people think, ‘Oh, you made ‘SNL.’ You’re set. You’re good.’ No. All there is gigs, and you go from one gig to another. And hopefully you get a good gig, and it lasts for a while, and you get good work and people remember it, and you have good memories of it.
Rob Riggle
Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.
David Soul
I’m much more comfortable in a meritocracy and in reward for good work as opposed to a political environment, where I feel like all of that can be confused.
Desiree Rogers
Small businesses play a big role in Louisiana’s economy, but many that do good work face hurdles that are beyond their control.
John Bel Edwards
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
Edward H. Harriman
College is something I’ve always said I wanted to do, but you’re going there to get a piece of paper that says you can get a job, but if I’m already working steadily and doing good work, it makes you question your priorities. Right now, I’m in my own film college: filming a TV show.
Gaten Matarazzo
The stuff that I got in trouble for, the casting for The Godfather or the flag scene in Patton, was the stuff that was remembered, and was considered the good work.
Francis Ford Coppola
PC stuff just lowers the general acceptance of good work and replaces it with bogus poetry that celebrates values that in themselves are probably quite worthy.
Diane Wakoski
An actor’s journey is never fulfilled. We always look for greener pastures, better roles, better creativity. We all want to do good work.
Rishi Kapoor
Frankly, I’m not religious, but I believe in the cause of humanity – doing good work.
Sukhwinder Singh
What is good work? You just know it when you see it. You just can’t explain it.
Louise Wilson
I just want to be happy, have kids, enjoy my life, help others and create some good work.
David Walliams
I’d like to build a way for people doing good work to connect, to learn from each other, protect each other, and then I want to get out of their way.
Craig Newmark
I believe that if I do good work, something in the universe will fall right for it.
Nushrat Bharucha
Right now, I’d like to just continue on a series where I am doing good work with a balance of comedy and drama. That and do occasional features and movies.
Mario Lopez
Yes, I want to do good work. But just because a movie is small, it doesn’t make it better. In fact, there are a lot of really horrible independent movies made.
Maggie Gyllenhaal
Good work is good work wherever it’s done, in a play, a motion picture or television, and that includes commercials.
Parker Stevenson
The cast gets along pretty well, it’s a good work environment. I hang out a lot with Brett Claywell, he plays Tim Smith on the show. We play plenty of basketball.
James Lafferty
I don’t think we should discriminate against an organization or congregation because they’re religious, if they’re doing good work. But government can’t subsidize proselytizing or worship or religious activity. It can’t.
Jim Wallis
I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.
Ranbir Kapoor
Competitive feeling means you want do do good work. You can’t lie about wanting to be on top. There is no reason for me to be insecure at this time. I would be insecure if I was sitting at home doing nothing, but I am in films now, and that’s where I always wanted to be.
Alia Bhatt
I just want to do good work.
Tracey Ullman
I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I’m a big shoe girl.
Amy Adams
Don’t worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you.
Ice Cube
I suppose in the long run, it’s the good work that outlasts the shoddy work, but there’s enough room for all kinds of writing.
Ruskin Bond
I wanted to act and do good work with good people. I wanted to be a part of good content. That was my only ambition. So I made the most of the opportunities that came to me.
Mithila Palkar
After so many years, I don’t really think writing has to be absolutely new. No. It has to be good work.
Krzysztof Penderecki
On many days my primary artistic struggle is, in fact, photography because it is harder to do good work with that. I see myself as an observer of the world who has a strong drive to testify, which I can do because I have the privilege of living in New York with enough food to eat and shelter.
Teju Cole
The lack of available, good work inspires a lot of people to be self-creating.
Sarah Gadon
It really feels special to know that ‘Irudhi Suttru’ has been selected to be screened at Tokyo Film Festival. I see this honor as an impetus to continue doing my good work.
Sudha Kongara
And it’s very hard to do this stuff too because there are so many effects movies being done, so many companies busy doing this work and the public just wants to see it. Good work is being done all over the world.
Dennis Muren
I realized that work doesn’t beget work. Good work begets work. So I got a lot more patient and stopped worrying about working all the time.
Brady Corbet
With film, you can feel confident that you’re doing good work, but never know what it’s going to look like.
Wood Harris
Anyone that’s involved in development has discovered that all the good work that’s been done in development has been undone by the AIDS emergency.
The highest reward that God gives us for good work is the ability to do better work.
Elbert Hubbard
When I did ’21 Jump Street,’ I felt like I was a part of something great, but on a very large scale. Working with people that genuinely want to make good art or good work or a good film, that’s what keeps me going.
Spencer Boldman
Immortality is a by-product of good work.
Mel Brooks
Every film for every actor is a make-or-break film. I believe every film has the power to break you or make you. So, an actor will treat every film like his last film. That’s the way we need to work, and that’s the way you can drum up that passion needed to do good work.
Abhishek Bachchan
Good and productive labor is valuable, and it doesn’t mean you have to have a fancy job description. You don’t have to become rich. You can be ordinary. Happiness lies there. Do good work, create good work for others.
Jay Parini
It’s not my style to either wear minimum clothes, to strip, or to even be comfortable with a sex-symbol label. I just want to do good work instead of sporting such meaningless tags. Sex sells, but to a small extent, not always. And this is what filmmakers have to accept.
Katrina Kaif
Actors love to do good work irrespective of country and borders.
Mahira Khan
I do believe that at Microsoft in general good work is rewarded, and I have seen it many times here.
Satya Nadella
I am thankful that my career didn’t see a road block due to my marriage, which in some cases we have heard that women can’t do good work after marriage and that’s not true.
Amrapali Gupta
For me, this is a familiar image – people in the organization ready and willing to do good work, wanting to contribute their ideas, ready to take responsibility, and leaders holding them back, insisting that they wait for decisions or instructions.
Margaret J. Wheatley
If it’s a good work of adaptation, the book should remain a book and the film should remain a film, and you should not necessarily read the book to see the film. If you do need that, then that means that it’s a failure. That is what I think.
Marjane Satrapi
The World Development Movement, to take just one example, is doing good work. Some political parties are, too.
Susan George
All good work has magic in it, and addresses the mind in a subtle way.
Duane Michals
When I was young, I liked to be acknowledged in class by little gestures such as a small red star for doing something good. Now that I’m older, I still want to be acknowledged for good work.
Chen Guangbiao
‘Saturday Night Live’ is a very particular beast. What it celebrates are individuals who can stand out. I did good work there, but going onstage and saying, ‘Hey! Hey! Look at me! Aren’t I funny?’ – that just wasn’t my instinct.
Chris Parnell
I am hungry for good work.
Arjun Kapoor
Not much ever really comes of commissions, really. The last one that really came up with something truly concrete was the Warren Commission, and for all its good work, most Americans persist in believing that Oswald was working in tandem with the CIA, FBI, Lyndon Johnson, and the John Birch Society.
Christopher Buckley
I am thankful to Fenerbahce for the opportunity that they gave me and I believe that I repaid their faith with good work on the pitch.
Good work is such an incredible payoff. And I know that I’ll be working until the end, because good work excites me.
Vanessa Williams
There are many interactions that an actor like me has in public when he gets recognized. The best are ‘You’re a great actor, good work,’ and move on. A very good interaction could be when they say ‘You were awesome on ‘The West Wing,’ ‘Loved ‘In Her Shoes,’ great movie,’ ‘What Women Want,’ good job dude.’
Mark Feuerstein
I want good work.
Demi Moore
I really do not see why there is not a splendid field for good work on the music hall stage, and if I did not have my own theatre taking up my time, I should rather like to go into it.
Lady Gregory
I’ve discovered that the standard all-American dream of fame and fortune is not success for me. Success for me is simply the joy of working – doing good work – and then bringing that joy home to my family. But if what I do in my work doesn’t enrich my life with my family, I’m doing the wrong thing.
Gary Burghoff
All religions must be made child-proof. Our teachers’ unions have done good work in this field, K through 12. Delaying first communions and bar mitzvahs until age 21 would be another positive step.
P. J. O’Rourke
You create a work of art. You do not know whether it will get public sanction. Sometimes outstanding films do no business, and sometimes films which are not so good work.
Dev Anand
My work has never been about me, and I’ve never made a big deal about my race. I’ve actually tried hard to avoid ever making a big deal out of it and have, instead, simply tried to do good work that matters.
Shaun King
I always encourage employees to feel free to raise any issues that prevent them from getting good work done.
Gwynne Shotwell
I am ambitious to do good work and do it really well.
Parineeti Chopra
I dislike when people try to pigeonhole me, when all I want is to do good work.
Karen Black
I go into any movie that’s historical fiction thinking, ‘OK, I’m here to watch a work of art, something delivering a series of opinions, and if it’s a good work of art, these opinions become so deeply embedded in complexity and richness that I won’t even be bothered by the opinions. I’ll make my own mind up.’
Tony Kushner
I think I’ve matured to a great extent. I think that I want different things now. That it’s not about the celebrity status that you receive because you’re doing the next hot movie. It’s about doing good work.
Emilio Estevez
It’s not about the fame and the money because if you do good work all that stuff comes.
David Cassidy
I think I have a really good work ethic.
Ashlyn Harris
It’s impossible to feel the creative juices flowing if you’re always worried about the end result. I think really, really good work comes out of people being quite open, not stressed, really exploring, trying to be imaginative, without worrying too much about the end result.
Marianne Elliott
Instead of cribbing that good work is not coming my way, I look at the positive side where I see no pressure from my parents to work for the sake of it.
Shamita Shetty
In America, we like everyone to know about the good work we’re doing anonymously.
Jay Leno
What I have now are good problems of trying to decide and what I really want to do is good work next. My phone’s ringing a lot more and I’ve got nine lines so when it doesn’t ring, it’s very frustrating.
Bob Saget
Perhaps you should say there should be mandatory retirement even of members of the court, members of the federal judiciary. I’m sure there can be questions about whether one does as good work when you get into your – you know, I’m 67.
William Rehnquist
I think that they had afforded me many opportunities to do good work there, and I think I did. It was a wonderful four years. I really worked with some great people, terrific producers, terrific editors.
Connie Chung
I’ve done some good work and some not-good work.
Sally Field
I just know that making ‘Beast’ was an amazing experience. It was my first feature, it was the director’s first feature, and every day, you’re just trying to do good work and learn.
Jessie Buckley
I became a victim of my own good work in ‘Buniyaad.’ It established my credentials as an actor but I became Babuji forever, the benevolent father figure with a perpetual smile, who has a discourse on sanskaar ready.
Alok Nath
My father was a politician and I had no contacts in the music industry, but I could still do some good work because I was passionate enough and dedicated towards music.
Jubin Nautiyal
Good work is good work wherever it is.
Lesley Ann Warren
Whatever final judgment awaits ‘Bush v. Gore’ in the annals of history, I am certain that the good work and good faith of the U.S. federal judiciary as a whole will continue to sustain public confidence at a level never beyond repair.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
My career wasn’t planned, never had any targets. I just go by my instincts, and I think I am doing good work.
I feel really grateful to be a part of a cast that is dedicated week in and week out to doing good work, and you don’t always come across that, but everybody on the call sheet is committed to doing good work, and a big part of that is having these firefighters on set and using our resources.
Miranda Rae Mayo
Do good work.
Gus Grissom
Sometimes good work is done with passion, enthusiasm – presence can be as valuable as many millions of pounds.
Gianfranco Zola
I had to create some good work habits and attitude.
S. Truett Cathy
Talent is given by God but you should respect it by doing good work.
Johnny Lever
I want to do good work in cinemas and on OTT.
Dino Morea
I feel that I have not got my due in films. However, I did a lot of good work on television and that’s why I never got typecast.
Neena Gupta
I want to be remembered for the good work that I’ve done, for the positive work, and as somebody who was innovative and who people enjoyed.
Evan Ross
To me, it’s about good work, a good story, and tastefully done. There’s so many stigmas – oh, you’re on the small screen or you do films or you do reality. It’s about the project and not the medium on which it’s delivered. It’s the story you tell, period.
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Money is just a low priority for me. I’m more interested in good work than a big bank account.
John Lithgow
Creativity is a habit, and the best creativity is the result of good work habits.
Twyla Tharp
I just want to do really good work.
Chaske Spencer
I have had the most wonderful time on ‘EastEnders’ and I will miss you all. The show has changed my life and I want you all to continue the good work, because I’ll be at home watching you.
Barbara Windsor
Unfortunately we live in a world where I think women aren’t actively encouraged or at least not empowered to make good work in every creative sphere, particularly in comedy.
Rose Matafeo
In public life, differences should not deter us from acknowledging the good work done by others whom we may not agree with.
Amit Shah
If you love something – and there are things that I love – you do want more and more and more of it, but that’s not the way to produce good work.
J. K. Rowling
When people talk about how parameters can generate really good work, there’s no better example than working within a genre in film. That’s like the ultimate parameter.
Oneohtrix Point Never
As an actor, what matters to me is to keep doing good work.
Sunny Singh
My mantra is simple: work gets you work, and good work gets you good work.
Yami Gautam
I don’t think I’m going to do any good work this morning.
David O. Selznick
There are instances where, in my mid to late 20s, I very often found myself going for roles that they didn’t want to cast me in, because I’d done good work, but in a producer’s eyes, I wasn’t high enough status. So I lost out.
Robert Sheehan
I just really want to do good work and work with some great people, people who challenge me.
Salli Richardson
When I joined the music scene, a lot of big-ticket singers were not getting good work… It was a lean phase.
Arijit Singh
I always wanted to do good work and play strong parts.
Neena Gupta
I’m only focusing on good work. I’m known to be a little choosy, and I’m proud of it.
Huma Qureshi
If you do good work, you start to make a name for yourself and things can come around. Weird little happenstances happen.
David Walton
I am waiting for some good work to come my way – whether it’s TV or films… As long as it catches my interest, I will take it.
Shamita Shetty
It is always great to work with Vishal Bhardwaj and his team as they regularly come up with such good work.
Konkona Sen Sharma
My ideal day would be to get a good work out in, listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone, read and go to a good movie.
Steve Nash
The best restriction I learned was getting into the habit of doing something, even if I didn’t feel like it, instead of running away from it. Sometimes good work needs to be earned, and when you can overcome yourself, the muse notices and celebrates.
Damien Rice
I believe stardom is a by-product of good work.
Sunny Singh
I’m going to try to keep believing that if you do good work, people will keep calling. Whenever that fails, I’ll just start going nuts on Twitter.
Jesse Plemons
Have a good work ethic. You’ve got to practice, practice, practice. I’m not telling you what to practice – that’s up to you.
Rick Nielsen
Television has filled the space for actors that really want to make good work and not just make a lot of money and be famous for making a lot of money and being famous.
Gaby Hoffmann
I always wanted to do good work, but not in order to buy big houses and big cars. I just wanted to be ‘alright’, to have enough money to be able to live on, to go to the cinema when I wanted to, and buy the books I wanted to read.
Douglas Henshall
It’s very exciting to be able to just work in this business, let alone on stuff you are extremely proud of. So it does make me a little nervous, because ‘Breaking Bad’ is so special. It’s great being part of something so great because people pay attention to you, hopefully because you’re doing good work.
Aaron Paul
When I am presented with good work, I accept it. Wherever it is.
Phylicia Rashad
Most good work is a combination of parts you love and parts you could do better. My constant mantra is, ‘Next time, next time, next time.’
Abi Morgan
As an actor, you think to yourself, ‘I want to do good work,’ but you also want the work that you do to make an impact in some way.
Jimmy Smits
I seek out good work.
Heather Matarazzo
The audience is expecting good work from me. They want me to do roles that are unique and important in the story. So, I am trying to focus on different characters to play. I am doing the kind of films which are completely different from each other.
Ekta Kapoor believed that I would do good work and allowed me to explore. I had that support system.
Mrunal Thakur
I’m just looking for good work. I just really love acting, and I’d like to jump on something that’s really exciting for me.
Noel Fisher
I think I am against stereotype. Generally, Asian guys are more quiet – they study and have a good work ethic. Generally, I have none of those things.
Bobby Lee
It’s continuously humbling to work hard, you know? As long as you’ve got a good work ethic and a sense of humor, I don’t think anybody can become too much of an egoist under those circumstances.
Rachael Ray
You can do good work simply staying up all night and eating nothing but junk food, but probably not in the long term.
John Mulaney
‘Macbeth’ is one of the best operas ever, and doing it was a great experience. I added some things to the opera based from my experience on the movie – such as some of the special effects and bits of film – to make it new and interesting. It was a very good work and a very good experience.
Dario Argento
I have a good work ethic.
Frank Grillo
As an actor, I am only excited about doing good work – be it in mainstream Hindi cinema, Hollywood, a French film, or a Marathi movie.
Deepika Padukone
I think there are lots of ways to make good work. You can throw big bucks at a project and make what some would call crap, or you can work very modestly with eloquently moving results.
Barbara Kruger
I’ll walk around the city, and people will come up to me and say, ‘Hi,’ or ‘Keep up the good work,’ or whatever, and I’ll stop and talk to them.
Ryan Howard
I love growing old and if I get good work playing women of my age and talk about their issues and lives, I am happiest doing that.
Supriya Pathak