127 Work from Home Funny Quotes: Boost your Morale 2023

Written by Terencio White

We've compiled a list of work from home funny quotes to bring a smile to your face and help you power through the workday. We understand that humor can be a great motivator and a stress-reliever, so we've carefully curated this selection to bring you the very best in workplace wit.

Work from Home Funny Quotes: Kickstart Your Day


  1. "I choose a lazy person to do a hard job, because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it." - Bill Gates
  2. "I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early." - Charles Lamb
  3. "I like work; it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours." - Jerome K. Jerome
  4. "The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it." - Terry Pratchett
  5. "You can't have everything. Where would you put it?" - Steven Wright
  6. "The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one." - Oscar Wilde
  7. "No one goes there nowadays, it's too crowded." - Yogi Berra
  8. "The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made." - Groucho Marx
  9. "The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office." - Robert Frost
  10. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

For my Remote Teams: 10 Quotes for When Work Gets Tough

  1. "Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?" - Edgar Bergen
  2. "Do not underestimate your abilities. That is your boss's job." - Unknown
  3. "If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter." - John Gotti
  4. "Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia." - Charles M. Schulz
  5. "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill
  6. "I'm not a complete idiot – some parts are missing." - Unknown
  7. "The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Peter Drucker
  8. "The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen." - Sarah Brown
  9. "A clear conscience is a sure sign of a bad memory." - Mark Twain
  10. "If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito." - Dalai Lama

Work from Home Funny Quotes: 10 Quotes About Coworkers and Work Life

  1. "I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." - Douglas Adams
  2. "Teamwork means never having to take all the blame yourself." - Unknown
  3. "By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be the boss and work twelve hours a day." - Robert Frost
  4. "The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form." - Stanley Randall
  5. "The only thing we learn from new elections is we learned nothing from the old." - American Proverb
  6. "A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer." - Unknown
  1. "People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up." - Ogden Nash
  2. "The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There's far less competition." - Dwight Morrow
  3. "A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours." - Milton Berle
  4. "The trouble with unemployment is that the minute you wake up in the morning, you're on the job." - Slappy White

Work from Home Funny Quotes: 10 Sayings to Help You Find the Sweet Spot

  1. "Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life." - Dolly Parton
  2. "Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow." - Don Herold
  3. "There is no traffic jam along the extra mile." - Roger Staubach
  4. "If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author." - Mark Houlahan
  5. "There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full." - Henry Kissinger
  6. "Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so." - Douglas Adams
  7. "The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." - Michael Altshuler
  8. "Your dream job does not exist. You must create it." - Unknown
  9. "The key to success is not through achievement but through enthusiasm." - Malcolm Forbes
  10. "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vince Lombardi

Work from Home Funny Quotes: Unexpectedly Different

  1. "I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then." - Lewis Carroll
  2. "Inspirational posters in the office are no substitute for knowing what you're doing." - Unknown
  3. "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on." - Sheryl Sandberg
  4. "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." - Albert Einstein
  5. "If you can't convince them, confuse them." - Harry S. Truman
  6. "Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there." - Will Rogers
  7. "People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day." - A.A. Milne
  8. "If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock." - Claude McDonald
  9. "The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it." - Franklin P. Jones
  10. "The best way to escape your problem is to solve it." - Robert Anthony

Work from Home Inspirational Quotes: Legends at work


We've curated the best collection of both inspiring and funny quotes about working from home. These quotes will not only give you a good laugh but also motivate you to excel in your remote work life. So, buckle up and get ready for a roller coaster ride of emotions as you navigate through the wonders of remote work.

"The time is always right to do what is right." – Martin Luther King Jr.

This quote reminds us to maintain our work ethics and integrity, even while working from home.

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." – Thomas Edison

This quote encourages us to keep trying and learning, as we navigate the challenges of remote work.

"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." – Barack Obama

This quote inspires us to take control of our remote work environment and make the necessary changes for a better work-life balance.

"Whatever you are, be a good one." –  Abraham Lincoln

This quote emphasizes the importance of always striving for excellence in whatever we do, even when working from home.

"Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor." –Truman Capote

This quote reminds us that setbacks and challenges are part of the remote work experience, and overcoming them can make our success even sweeter.

"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose." – Dr. Seuss

This quote inspires us to take charge of our remote work journey and make the best choices for our personal and professional growth.

"If something's hard to do, then it's not worth doing." – Homer Simpson

This tongue-in-cheek quote can be taken as a reminder to work smarter, not harder, and to focus on tasks that bring value to our work-from-home experience.

"Work doesn't have to be crazy. We can make it calm." – Jason Fried

This quote from the co-founder of Basecamp encourages us to find balance and tranquility in our remote work life.

"Everything can change in an instant. The question is, are you ready for it when it does?" – Drew Carey

This quote reminds us to be adaptable and resilient, as the remote work landscape continues to evolve.

Balancing Home and Work Life

"Working from home is like being in a relationship with yourself. You love it, but you also argue with it all the time." – Anonymous

Wardrobe Choices

"I'm not working from home; I'm living at work. And pajamas are my business casual." – Unknown

Video Conferencing Woes

"My favorite part about working from home is attending video calls with my pants off." – John Doe

The Great Indoors

"Why go outside when you can work from home and enjoy the finest air conditioning?" – Jane Smith

Time Management (or the Lack Thereof)

"Working from home: where you're always 10 minutes late for work, but still arrive just in time." – Anonymous

On Embracing Change

"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." – Socrates

Overcoming Obstacles

"Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." – Joshua J. Marine

The Power of Adaptability

"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change." – Charles Darwin

Staying Focused

"Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus." – Alexander Graham Bell

Work from Home Funny Quote: Just for Laughs

"Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life." – Dolly Parton
"Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." – Winston Churchill
"The only way to do great work is to love what you do." – Steve Jobs
"The best way to predict the future is to create it." – Peter Drucker
"Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going." – Sam Levenson
"Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking." – William Butler Yeats
"There are no traffic jams along the extra mile." – Roger Staubach
"The future depends on what you do today." – Mahatma Gandhi
"Your home office is where dreams are turned into reality." – Anonymous
"Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try." – John F. Kennedy
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." – Theodore Roosevelt
"The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." – Lao Tzu
"When you work from home, every day is casual Friday." – Unknown
"Don't count the days, make the days count." – Muhammad Ali
"Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." – C.S. Lewis
"When you feel like quitting, think about why you started." – Anonymous
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." – Winston Churchill
"Every morning we are born again. What we do today matters most." – Buddha
"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same." – Colin R. Davis
"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." – Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Don't let yesterday take up too much of today." – Will Rogers
"If you can dream it, you can do it." – Walt Disney
"Your work-from-home life is the ultimate canvas for your creativity and productivity." – Unknown
"Opportunities don't happen, you create them." – Chris Grosser
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." – Wayne Gretzky
"The best revenge is massive success." – Frank Sinatra
"The harder you work for something, the greater you'll feel when you achieve it." – Anonymous
"Turn your work-from-home space into a sanctuary for productivity and success." – Unknown
"Success doesn't just find you. You have to go out and get it." – Anonymous
"Don't stop when you're tired. Stop when you're done." – Marilyn Monroe
"You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great." – Zig Ziglar
"The road to success is always under construction." – Lily Tomlin
"Great things never come from comfort zones." – Anonymous
"The harder you work for something, the greater you'll feel when you achieve it." – Anonymous

Work From Home Funny Quotes: Laugh Your Way Through the Day

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Millions of people have been struggling to stay focused and motivated while working from home. But humor can go a long way in making your workday more enjoyable. 

  1. "I love working from home; I get along with everyone in my office, including my pets."
  2. "My boss told me to have a good day... so I went home."
  3. "I work from home because it's too far to go to work."
  4. "I'm not great at the advice. Can I interest you in a sarcastic comment?"
  5. "I'm not arguing. I'm just explaining why I'm right."

Quotes About Meetings

  1. "I have a love-hate relationship with meetings. I love to hate them."
  2. "Meetings are like a morning traffic jam. They slow you down and make you late for everything else."
  3. "Why do we have to 'touch base'? Can't we just email each other like normal people?"
  4. "I don't always attend meetings, but when I do, I'm the one who falls asleep."
  5. "I'm sorry, I can't hear you over the sound of how much I don't care about this meeting."

Quotes About Procrastination

  1. "I'm not lazy; I'm just on energy-saving mode."
  2. "I have a deadline for procrastination, and I always meet it."
  3. "I have a lot of work to do, but I'm going to start by taking a nap."
  4. "I'll start working when my coffee starts working."
  5. "I'm not procrastinating. I'm just prioritizing my tasks by their level of difficulty."

Quotes About Working in Your Pajamas

  1. "I put on pants for this? Oh, wait. No, I didn't."
  2. "I'm not lazy; I'm just embracing the athleisure lifestyle."
  3. "The best part about working from home? Not having to wear pants."
  4. "I don't always wear pajamas to work, but when I do, I make sure they're my nicest ones."
  5. "Working in my pajamas? I call it 'productivity on fleek'."

Quotes About Multitasking

  1. "I can handle multitasking. I can handle anything as long as I don't have to do it."
  2. "Multitasking? No thanks. I prefer to do one thing at a time and do it poorly."
  3. "If I can't do it with one hand while holding a cup of coffee, it's not worth doing."
  4. "I'm not multitasking; I'm just being efficient with my time."
  5. "I'm not great at multitasking, but I'm really good at procrastinating."

50 Hilarious Work-from-Home Jokes Will Brighten Your Day


Welcome to our collection of work-from-home jokes, where we celebrate the lighter side of remote work. We know that working from home can be challenging, but it also has its perks. Let's explore the humorous aspects of the remote work lifestyle together and have a good laugh along the way.

I want to point out that 50 jokes were not included in the 127 funny & inspirational quotes but jokes are funny and someone how just puts a smile on your face even when you're have a bad day. Consider these a bonus.

Joke 1: The Unseen Office Wardrobe

Why did the remote worker never get dressed for work? Because they already had a Zoom-ready wardrobe!

Joke 2: The Ultimate Home Office

What's the best part about working from home? You can turn your bed into the ultimate home office!

Joke 3: The Mysterious Coworker

How do you know you've been working from home too long? When you introduce your pet as your coworker!

Joke 4: Remote Work Resolutions

What's a remote worker's New Year's resolution? To finally work out how to use the mute button on Zoom!

Joke 5: The Never-Ending Meeting

Why was the remote worker so tired after work? They couldn't escape the never-ending video conference!

Joke 6: The Office Escape

Why did the remote worker refuse to go back to the office? They couldn't bear the thought of giving up their home office slippers!

Joke 7: The New Commute

What's a remote worker's favorite commute? The one from their bed to their desk!

Joke 8: The Secret Office Snack

Why do remote workers love working from home? Because they can eat all the office snacks and nobody will know!

Joke 9: The Home Office Distractions

How can you tell a remote worker is having a productive day? When they've only binged-watched two episodes of their favorite show during work hours!

Joke 10: The Great Divide

What separates a remote worker from an office worker? A comfortable pair of sweatpants!

Joke 11: The Office Therapist

What do remote workers call their pets? In-house therapists!

Joke 12: The Over prepared Remote Worker

How do you know a remote worker is ready for a meeting? When they have three video conferencing apps open, just in case!

Joke 13: The Office Spy

Why do remote workers have trust issues? They're always worried someone's spying on them through their webcam!

Joke 14: The Conference Call Conundrum

What's the hardest decision for a remote worker during a conference call? Deciding whether to turn their camera on or off!

Joke 15: The Professional Remote Worker

How do you spot a professional remote worker? They wear a suit jacket with sweatpants during video conferences!

Joke 16: The Uninvited Guest

Why do remote workers always keep their doors closed during video calls? To prevent their kids or pets from becoming surprise guests in important meetings!

Joke 17: The Multitasking Marvel

What's a remote worker's secret superpower? Managing to cook lunch, answer emails, and attend a conference call—all at the same time!

Joke 18: The Mysterious Background

How do you know a remote worker is a true professional? They have a perfectly curated virtual background for every video call!

Joke 19: The Procrastination Perils

Why do remote workers always have a long to-do list? Because they've mastered the art of procrastination by "working" on other tasks!

Joke 20: The Coffee Break Conundrum

What's the most critical decision a remote worker has to make every day? Choosing between their home-brewed coffee or a trip to the local coffee shop!

Joke 21: The Unintentional Workout

How do remote workers stay fit? By running back to their desks after realizing they're late for a video call!

Joke 22: The Sound of Silence

Why did the remote worker invest in noise-canceling headphones? To drown out the sound of their own thoughts!

Joke 23: The Art of Camouflage

What's a remote worker's favorite fashion trend? Wearing clothes that perfectly blend with their virtual background!

Joke 24: The Work-from-Home Serenade

How do remote workers cope with loneliness? By singing to themselves while on mute during conference calls!

Joke 25: The Bathroom Break Blunder

What's the most embarrassing moment for a remote worker? Forgetting to turn off their camera and microphone during a bathroom break!

Joke 26: The Screen Sharing Slip-up

What's a remote worker's worst nightmare? Accidentally sharing their browser history during a screen-sharing session!

Joke 27: The Work-from-Home Workout

What's a remote worker's favorite exercise routine? The "desk-to-fridge" sprint!

Joke 28: The Conference Call Bingo

How do remote workers stay entertained during conference calls? By playing a game of "conference call bingo" with phrases like "Can you hear me?" and "You're on mute!"

Joke 29: The Video Call Doppelgänger

Why do remote workers always look surprised when they see themselves on video calls? Because they can't believe how much they resemble their profile pictures!

Joke 30: The Meeting Marathon

What's the most challenging event for a remote worker? Surviving back-to-back video meetings without a coffee break!

Joke 31: The Secret Snacker

Why do remote workers always have a stash of snacks in their desks? So they can sneak a bite whenever the boss isn't looking—even though the boss is never looking!

Joke 32: The Workspace Wanderer

What's a remote worker's favorite pastime? Rearranging their home office every other week for the perfect setup!

Joke 33: The Meeting Time Warp

How do remote workers know when they've been in too many meetings? When they can't remember if they just left a meeting or are about to enter one!

Joke 34: The Social (Media) Butterfly

What do remote workers do during their 5-minute breaks? Scroll through social media for 20 minutes and wonder where the time went!

Joke 35: The Temperature Tyrant

Why do remote workers love working from home? Because they finally have full control over the thermostat!

Joke 36: The Home Office Hide-and-Seek

What's a remote worker's favorite game? Hide-and-seek with their lost office supplies!

Joke 37: The Work-from-Home Tango

What dance do remote workers perform daily? The delicate two-step in working hours and personal time!

Final Thoughts

Working from home can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be boring. Injecting a bit of humor into your workday can help you stay motivated and energized. We hope these funny quotes gave you a chuckle and brightened your day.

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