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Worth Doing Quotes

Some who had received a liberal education at the Colleges of Unreason, and taken the highest degrees in hypothetics, which are their principal study.
Erewhon, Samuel Butler Novelist

I never did anything worth doing by accident; nor did any of my inventions come by accident; they came by work.
Thomas A. Edison

Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.
Hunter S. Thompson

I’ve always followed the rule that anything worth doing is worth doing excessively.
Robert M. Parker

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
Mick Jagger

Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Theodore Roosevelt

Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.
Louis D. Brandeis

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
G. K. Chesterton

Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well.
Lord Chesterfield

Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly until you learn to do it well.
Steve Brown

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in this world.
Margaret Mead

Man is only happy as he finds a work worth doing, and does it well.
Ambrose Bierce

Sometimes something worth doing is worth overdoing.
David Letterman

Nothing is well done nor worth doing unless, take it all round, it has come pretty easily.
Samuel Butler Novelist

The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well.
Barbara Ehrenreich

There’s a rule they don’t teach you at the Harvard Business School. It is, if anything is worth doing, it’s worth doing to excess.
Edwin Land

If an idea can survive a bureaucratic review and be implemented it wasn’t worth doing.

Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
Misalliance, George Bernard Shaw

If a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing for money.
David Gerrold

There never was a person that did anything worth doing who did not really receive more than he gave.
Henry Ward Beecher