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Quotations about Office Life

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Office life, with its unique blend of camaraderie, conflict, and caffeine-fueled deadlines, is a world unto itself. It's where diverse personalities converge, professional ambitions are pursued, and moments of unexpected humour offer a reprieve from the daily grind. Amid the hum of copiers, the clatter of keyboards, and the flurry of meetings, an intricate dance of human dynamics unfolds—a dance that is at once familiar and surprising to anyone who has navigated the corporate labyrinth.

The following collection of funny quotations offers a candid look into the many facets of office life. They shed light on the triumphs and trials of the workplace, the dynamics of teamwork, the intrigue of office politics, and the often-unsung heroism found in meeting everyday challenges. Whether you're at the pinnacle of your career, just starting out, or anywhere in between, these quotations invite you to reflect, commiserate, and perhaps even chuckle about the shared experiences that bind us all in the world of work. Prepare to see office life in a whole new light.

quotations about office life

"Meetings are rather like cocktail parties. You don't want to go, but you're cross not to be asked." Jilly Cooper (English writer, 1937-)

One square foot less and it would be *adulterous.*a hamster cage.*like a game of Twister.* Robert Benchley (American humorist, 1889-1945) talking about the cramped office he shared with the satirist Dorothy Parker

"What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day." Phyllis Diller (American actress, 1917-2012)

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates *how difficult it was.*the result.*the money saved.* Walter Kirn (American novelist, 1962-)

"I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early." Charles Lamb (English writer, 1775-1834)

"I like work. It fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours." Jerome K. Jerome (English writer, 1859-1927)

I'm not lazy. I'm just on *energy-saving*go-slow*do-it-tomorrow* mode. Anon

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"The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it." Franklin P. Jones (American businessman, 1887-1929)

I can resist everything except temptation, and that includes the temptation *to do nothing.*to sing aloud.*go home early.* Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

"I'm not sure if I'm actually getting work done or just minimizing my browser every time someone walks by my desk." Anon

"I'm not bossy, I just have better ideas." Anon

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"I have a hard time answering the phone when I know someone is calling to ask me to do something." Andy Warhol (American artist, 1927-87)

"I'm not procrastinating. I'm just prioritizing my distractions." Anon

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"The best thing about the office is the chair spins." Anon

"The only reason I'm at work today is because *my boss*Jennifer from Accounts*Andy from Accounts* is also at work today." Anon

"The office Christmas party is a great opportunity to catch up with people you haven't seen for 20 minutes." Anon

"The best thing about the office Christmas party is the food. The worst thing is having to talk to your coworkers without email." Anon

"The office Christmas party is a great way to boost morale and lower productivity." Anon

"An office party is not, as is sometimes supposed, the Managing Director's chance to kiss the tea-girl. It is the tea-girl's chance to kiss the Managing Director." Katharine Whitehorn (English journalist, 1928-)

A team effort is a lot of people *doing what I say.*pulling together.*singing sea shanties.* Michael Winner (British film director and producer, 1935-2013)

"Sexual harassment at work. Is it a problem for the self-employed?" Victoria Wood (British writer and comedienne, 1953-)

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