Funny Work Quotes Bring Out the Ha-Ha's

Make Your Office a Happy Place

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Life at the workplace can be dreary without humor. When people are enthusiastic, the workplace ambience becomes fun. You look forward to meeting your friends at work. You enjoy the casual camaraderie among your colleagues. The teamwork improves productivity and work performance. Employers must ensure that the workplace has a vibrant atmosphere where employees share their joys and sorrows as if they are one big family.

In this collection of funny work quotes, glimpse the lighter side of work life. Share these with your colleagues and superiors to create an upbeat environment in your workplace.

Dick Cavett

"As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it."

Scott Adams, The Dilbert Principle

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep."

Leslie Nielsen

"Doing nothing is very hard to do…you never know when you’re finished."

Franklin P. Adams

"I find that a great part of the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way."

William Castle

"An expert is a man who tells you a simple thing in a confused way in such a fashion as to make you think the confusion is your own fault."

George Ade

"Anybody can win, unless there happens to be a second entry."

Abraham Lincoln

"Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all."

Carl Zwanzig

"Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together."

Al Bernstein

"Even more exasperating than the guy who thinks he knows it all is the one who really does."

Scott Adams

"Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat.

Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant."

Tori Filler

"Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want."

Phil Pastoret

"Hear no evil, see no evil, and speak no evil—and you’ll never get a job working for a tabloid."

Leo Duracher

"I believe in rules. Sure I do. If there weren’t any rules, how could you break them?"

Jack Benny

"I don't deserve this award, but I have arthritis and I don't deserve that either."

Jerome K. Jerome

"I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours."

Dave Beard

"I usually lump organized religion, organized labor, and organized crime together. The Mafia gets points for having the best restaurants."

Jay Leno

"I wanted to have a career in sports when I was young, but I had to give up the idea. I’m only six feet tall, so I couldn’t play basketball. I’m only 190 pounds, so I couldn’t play football, and I have 20/20 vision, so I couldn’t be a referee."

Woody Allen

"I'm short enough and ugly enough to succeed on my own."

"If a man smiles all the time, he’s probably selling something that doesn’t work."

George Gobel

"If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight."

Flip Wilson

"If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of car payments."

Proverbs 10:26

"Like vinegar to the teeth, and smoke to the eyes, so are the lazy to their employers."

Oscar Wilde

"Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess."

Sam Ewing

"Nothing is so embarrassing as watching someone do something that you said couldn’t be done."

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Khurana, Simran. "Funny Work Quotes Bring Out the Ha-Ha's." ThoughtCo, Jul. 15, 2017, Khurana, Simran. (2017, July 15). Funny Work Quotes Bring Out the Ha-Ha's. Retrieved from Khurana, Simran. "Funny Work Quotes Bring Out the Ha-Ha's." ThoughtCo. (accessed June 19, 2018).