06/06/2014 11:36 BST | Updated 06/06/2014 11:59 BST

10 Funny Quotes About Work That Ring True

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A dark sense of humour is definitely required when it comes to work.

Of all the areas of daily life, our careers tend to provoke as much anxiety, as happiness.

Each day we're faced with to-do lists of epic proportions, feelings of self-doubt and a desire to head back to bed, and stay there.

Yet somehow we carry on and succeed in spite of ourselves. Because, as Woody Allen once said: "Eighty percent of success is showing up."


A recent survey revealed the list of bugbears we have about the office is surprisingly long.

Top offenders include being people are 'too jolly', talking about their diets, and having poor phone etiquette (did you really have to slam down the receiver?).

For that reason, we thought we'd pull together a list of amusing quotes that should help you to laugh, rather than feel annoyed, when office life drives you crazy... once again.


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