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Proverbs containing the word Work

Ninety per cent of inspiration is perspiration

The dictionary tells us that inspiration is 'divine influence, especially that which is thought to visit poets, ect.' But although inspiration... Read more →

Many hands make light work

The more people there are to carry out a task, the less each has to do, and the more quickly is the work finished. It has been said that this... Read more →

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

We should not always be working. Unless we can enjoy some form of recreation, we become stale and our work suffers in consequence. I really... Read more →

The devil finds work for the idle hands to do

Those who have nothing useful to do and seeks some way of passing the time are liable to drift into wrongdoing.