Jumbled work quotes

In the last post we looked at different attitudes to work. Today’s challenge is to reconstruct famous quotations that reflect different attitudes towards work.

Don’t forget to read the instructions! Answer key below.


  1. Click on, or touch a word to select it
  2. Click, or press, 'left' or 'right' (or left/right arrow) to move your word!
  3. Up/down arrow to select next/previous word.


The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

If work is your weapon, success will be your slave.

The problem with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.

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