121 Insanely Funny Lazy Coworker Quotes (Humor)

Discover the humorous side of office life with these lazy coworker quotes. As you read these, please keep in mind a quote from Dean Smith: “I always mean what I say, but I don’t always say what I’m thinking!”

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Im convinced my coworkers favorite sport is desk napping. Theyre a true champion at it. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

I’m convinced my coworker’s favorite sport is desk napping.  They’re a true champion at it.

The trouble with the world is that laziness is seldom curable and never fatal.Pin

The trouble with the world is that laziness is seldom curable and never fatal. Evan Esar

The lazy man is apt to be envious. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

 The lazy man is apt to be envious. Omaha Proverb Lazy Coworker Quotes

If my coworkers were any more laid back theyd be horizontal.Pin

If my coworkers were any more laid-back, they’d be horizontal.

A lazy coworker can turn a productive day into a frustrating obstacle course. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

A lazy coworker can turn a productive day into a frustrating obstacle course.

Work hard and stay hungry. Lazy people get nowhere in life.Pin

Work hard and stay hungry. Lazy people get nowhere in life.

Don’t join the queue of ignorant people who do not know that their time flies away into vanity daily. Don’t be a part of the lazy lot who cannot discipline themselves in solitude to Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Don’t join the queue of ignorant people who do not know that their time flies away into vanity daily. Don’t be a part of the lazy lot who cannot discipline themselves in solitude to convert their time into products or added value. Sunday Adelaja

Even a foolish old woman like me knows that lazy people dont think for themselves they only think about themselves.Pin

Even a foolish old woman like me knows that lazy people don’t think for themselves; they only think about themselves. Terry Goodkind

Lazy people tend not to take chances but express themselves by tearing down others work. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

 Lazy people tend not to take chances, but express themselves by tearing down other’s work. Ann Rule

I wonder, do lazy people go to heaven, or do they send someone to pick us upPin

I wonder, do lazy people go to heaven… or do they send someone to pick us up?

Sometimes I have my headphones in at work with nothing playing so I dont have to interact with chatty co workers. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Sometimes I have my headphones in at work with nothing playing so I don’t have to interact with chatty co-workers.

Laziness is my biggest pet peeve of all time. Get up make a plan do the work and love yourself people!Pin

Laziness is my biggest pet peeve of all time.  Get up, make a plan, do the work, and love yourself, people!  Dove Cameron

The future depends on current actions or inactions. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

The future depends on current actions, or inactions. English Proverb

Laziness isn't merely a physical phenomenon, about being a couch potato, stuffing your face with fries and watching cricket all day. It's a mental thing, too, and that's the part I havePin

 Laziness isn’t merely a physical phenomenon, about being a coach potato, stuffing your face with fries and watching cricket all day.  It’s a mental thing, too, and that’s the part I have never aspired for. Shah Rukh Khan Lazy Coworker Quotes

Every man is as lazy as he dares to be. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Every man is as lazy as he dares to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think my coworkers spirit animal is a sloth. Theyre slow they sleep a lot and they never seem to be fully awake at work.Pin

I think my coworker’s spirit animal is a sloth. They’re slow, they sleep a lot, and they never seem to be fully awake at work.

Dealing with lazy coworkers is like trying to fold a fitted sheet � its a never ending struggle. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Dealing with lazy coworkers is like trying to fold a fitted sheet – it’s a never-ending struggle.

Laziness is the enemy of progress and progress is the enemy of laziness.Pin

Laziness is the enemy of progress, and progress is the enemy of laziness.  John F. Kennedy

You cant teach people to be lazy � either they have it or they dont. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

You can’t teach people to be lazy – either they have it or they don’t.  Dagwood Bumstead 

We often miss opportunity because its dressed in overalls and looks like work.Pin

We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison

Lazy coworkers the unsung heroes of office coffee breaks and extended lunch hours. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Lazy coworkers: the unsung heroes of office coffee breaks and extended lunch hours.

The hardest part of working with lazy coworkers is pretending youre surprised when they dont deliver.Pin

The hardest part of working with lazy coworkers is pretending you’re surprised when they don’t deliver.

Hard work spotlights the character of people some turn up their sleeves some turn up their noses some dont turn up at all. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves some turn up their nose’s some don’t turn up at all. Sam Ewing

When my coworker says theyll circle back on a task its code for Ill forget about it until someone reminds me.Pin

When my coworker says they’ll ‘circle back’ on a task, it’s code for ‘I’ll forget about it until someone reminds me.’

He that is busy is tempted by but one devil he that is idle by a legion. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

He that is busy is tempted by but one devil; he that is idle, by a legion. Thomas Fuller

Laziness produces bad luck and failure. Lazy people are always the losers in life.Pin

Laziness produces bad luck and failure. Lazy people are always the losers in life. Dr T.P.Chia Lazy Coworker Quotes

The world is full of willing people some willing to work the rest willing to let them. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them. Robert Frost

How to Deal with a Lazy Coworker Be assertive, don't do their work. Don't be an enabler for them. Stay professional and don't speak from a place of anger. Don't gossip about thePin

How to Deal with a Lazy Coworker? Be assertive, don’t do their work. Don’t be an enabler for them. Stay professional and don’t speak from a place of anger. Don’t gossip about the Lazy coworker with your other colleagues. Speak directly to the lazy coworker. Talk to the Project Manager if the lazy coworker is affecting business.

Lazy folks take the most pains. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Lazy folks take the most pains. J. W. Monette

Funny Lazy Coworker Quotes

Working with lazy coworkers is a test of your sanity and your ability to maintain a professional fa�ade.Pin

Working with lazy coworkers is a test of your sanity and your ability to maintain a professional façade.

Laziness noun risking to drop everything you carry rather than walking twice. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Laziness (noun): risking to drop everything you can carry rather than walking twice.

Lazy people are not entitled to the rewards of those who strive for greatness.Pin

Lazy people are not entitled to the rewards of those who strive for greatness.

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford

Im not asking you for a favor Im telling you to do your job.Pin

I’m not asking you for a favor… I’m telling you to do your job.

If breathing didnt come natural lazy people wouldnt even exist. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

If breathing didn’t come natural, lazy people wouldn’t even exist.

Work is not a shame. Laziness is a shame.Pin

Work is not a shame. Laziness is a shame. Hesiod

Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Fanatic is often the name given to people of action by people who are lazy. Bryant H. McGill

Laziness is a secret ingredient that goes into failure. But its only kept a secret from the person who fails.Pin

 Laziness is a secret ingrediend that goes into failure.  But it’s only kept a secret from the person who fails.  Robert Half

If you are going to quit anything quit being lazy quit making excuses and quit waiting for the right time. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

If you are going to quit anything, quit being lazy, quit making excuses, and quit waiting for the right time.

An office without annoying coworkers is like a unicorn � everyone talks about it but no one has seen it.Pin

 An office without annoying coworkers is like a unicorn – everyone talks about it, but no one has seen it.

Because of laziness the building decays and through idleness of hands the house leaks. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

 Because of laziness the building decays, and through idleness of hands the house leaks. Ecclesiastes

The only thing worse than a lazy person is a lazy person with a good excuse.Pin

The only thing worse than a lazy person is a lazy person with a good excuse. Benjamin Franklin

Only the lazy people have time to hate. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Only the lazy people have time to hate. Shah Suhailx

Hes so lazy that if there were work in bed he would rather sleep on the floor.Pin

He’s so lazy, that if there were work in bed, he would rather sleep on the floor. Paddy o Dea Lazy Coworker Quotes

I asked my coworker to help with a project and they replied Sure Ill get right on it eventually. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

I asked my coworker to help with a project, and they replied, ‘Sure, I’ll get right on it… eventually.’

Working with lazy coworkers is a test of your patience problem solving skills and ability to resist facepalming.Pin

Working with lazy coworkers is a test of your patience, problem-solving skills, and ability to resist facepalming.

Finding new ways to be lazy is probably the most productive thing youve done. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Finding new ways to be lazy is probably the most productive thing you’ve done.

Lazy people live lonely lives.Pin

Lazy people live lonely lives. Habeeb Akande

Lazy people are a plague upon progress they drain the world of its potential. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Lazy people are a plague upon progress; they drain the world of its potential.

In doing nothing men learn to do evil.Pin

 In doing nothing men learn to do evil. Marcus Porcius Cato

Working with lazy coworkers is like trying to push a car uphill with a broken wheel. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Working with lazy coworkers is like trying to push a car uphill with a broken wheel.

Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence.Pin

Luck is always the last refuge of laziness and incompetence. James Cash Penney

Doing nothing is very hard to do you never know when youre finished. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you’re finished. Leslie Nielsen

Replace excuses with an effort to replace laziness with determination and everything else will fall into place.Pin

Replace excuses with an effort to replace laziness with determination and everything else will fall into place.

My coworkers idea of a marathon is how long they can go without doing any work in the office. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

My coworker’s idea of a marathon is how long they can go without doing any work in the office.

Can we just be lazy Please!!Pin

 Can we just be lazy? …Please!!

Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Stay away from lazy parasites, who perch on you just to satisfy their needs, they do not come to alleviate your burdens, hence, their mission is to distract, detract and extract, and make you live in abject poverty. Michael Bassey Johnson Lazy Coworker Quotes

Laziness may appear attractive but hard work leads to true satisfaction.Pin

Laziness may appear attractive, but hard work leads to true satisfaction. Anna Jameson

Laziness fuels more laziness. Activity fuels more activity. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Laziness fuels more laziness.  Activity fuels more activity.

Quotes About Bad Colleagues at Work

You know you have lazy coworkers when you start celebrating the days they dont show up.Pin

 You know you have lazy coworkers when you start celebrating the days they don’t show up.

People doing nothing will support you in doing nothing. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

People doing nothing will support you in doing nothing. Kylie Francis

The pursuit of greatness means that laziness has no place in your life.Pin

The pursuit of greatness means that laziness has no place in your life. Pat Conroy Lazy Coworker Quotes

Work is the law of the modern world which has no place for lazy people. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Work is the law of the modern world, which has no place for lazy people. Mihai Eminescu

Offer the lazy an egg and theyll want you to peel it for them.Pin

Offer the lazy an egg, and they’ll want you to peel it for them. Lithuanian Proverb

Laziness erodes a person of his enthusiasm and energy. As a result, the person loses all opportunities and finally becomes dejected and frustrated. The worst thing is that he stops Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Laziness erodes a person of his enthusiasm and energy.  As a result, the person loses all opportunities and finally becomes dejected and frustrated.  The worst thing is that he stops believing in himself.  Sam Veda

The price of success is hard work dedication to the job at hand and the determination that whether we win or lose we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.Pin

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. Vince Lombardi

I already want to take a nap tomorrow. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

I already want to take a nap tomorrow.

Know the true value of time snatch seize and enjoy every moment of it.Pin

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. Lord Chesterfield

No more excuses no more wasting of precious time for now is as good a time as any to begin doing what matters most. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

No more excuses, no more wasting of precious time, for now, is a good a time as any, to begin doing what matters most.

There are people who the more you do for them the less they will do for themselves.Pin

There are people, who the more you do for them, the less they will do for themselves. Jane Austen

Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

 Laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. Benjamin Franklin

Success is not easy and it is certainly not for the lazy.Pin

Success is not easy and it is certainly not for the lazy.

Fight your fear your laziness your ignorance before you worry about fighting the competition. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Fight your fear, your laziness, your ignorance before you worry about fighting the competition. Amit Kalantri

Oh, that task isn’t in your job description Well dealing with your bullshit isn’t in mine.Pin

Oh, that task isn’t in your job description? Well dealing with your bullsh** isn’t in mine.

The world belongs to the energetic. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

 The world belongs to the energetic. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness there is also the success of others.Pin

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others. Jules Renard

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

 Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. Stephen King

Life is short. Dont be lazy.Pin

Life is short. Don’t be lazy.

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals that is goals that do not inspire them. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals – that is, goals that do not inspire them. Tony Robbins

Lazy people are always quick to find an excuse hard working people are quick to find a way.Pin

Lazy people are always quick to find an excuse; hard working people are quick to find a way. John C. Maxwell

Curiosity rationalization and laziness are no match against courage self control and mental toughness. Lazy Coworker QuotesPin

Curiosity, rationalization, and laziness are no match against courage, self-control, and mental toughness. John Bytheway

Hard work – I mean, does anybody use that term anymore Laziness doesn't fly. It's all in the practice. It does take work and it ain't easy – but man, the rewards!Pin

Hard work – I mean, does anybody use that term anymore? Laziness doesn’t fly. It’s all in the practice. It does take work and it ain’t easy – but man, the rewards! Susan Powter

Oh, you can do my job Funny, I haven’t seen you do yours just yet.Pin

Oh, you can do my job? Funny, I haven’t seen you do yours just yet.

The lazier a man is the more he plans to do tomorrow.Pin

The lazier a man is, the more he plans to do tomorrow. Norwegian Proverb

It may look like Im doing nothing but in my head Im quite busy.Pin

It may look like I’m doing nothing, but in my head, I’m quite busy.

You can have the results you want or you can have excuses. You cant have both.Pin

You can have the results you want, or you can have excuses. You can’t have both. Clyde Lee Dennis Lazy Coworker Quotes

If there was an award for laziness you would probably send someone to go pick it up for you.Pin

If there was an award for laziness, you would probably send someone to go pick it up for you.

Cute Lazy Coworker Quotes

Dont mistake my efficiency as meaning that I want to have your job too.Pin

Don’t mistake my efficiency as meaning that I want to have your job too.

Have a seat standing there watching everyone else work all day must be exhausting!Pin

Have a seat, standing there watching everyone else work all day must be exhausting!

A lazy person whatever the talents with which he starts out has condemned himself to second rate thoughts and to second rate friends.Pin

 A lazy person, whatever the talents with which he starts out, has condemned himself to second-rate thoughts, and to second-rate friends. Cyril Connolly

Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.Pin

 Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy. Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Do not let someones irresponsibility become your responsibility.Pin

Do not let someone’s irresponsibility become your responsibility.

What type of exercise do lazy people do Diddly squats.Pin

What type of exercise do lazy people do? Diddly squats.

It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets all the credit.Pin

It is often laziness and timidity that keep us within our duty while virtue gets all the credit. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.Pin

 Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. Albert Einstein

The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. Theyre full of eagerness zest productivity. You can be too.Pin

The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You can be, too. Norman Vincent Peale

Laziness is the mother of all evils.Pin

Laziness is the mother of all evils. Sophocles Lazy Coworker Quotes

Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.Pin

Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.

Folks who never do any more than they get paid for never get paid for any more than they do.Pin

Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do. Elbert Hubbard

I dont think of them as a coworker because they never do any work.Pin

I don’t think of them as a coworker because they never do any work.

Who says nothing is impossible I’ve been doing nothing for years.Pin

Who says nothing is impossible? I’ve been doing nothing for years. Henny Youngman

Being lazy is disrespectful to the people that believe in you.Pin

 Being lazy is disrespectful to the people that believe in you.

The only time a lazy man ever succeeds is when he tries to do nothing.Pin

The only time a lazy man ever succeeds is when he tries to do nothing. Evan Esar

Sorry I wasnt aware that lazy dude is part of your job description. I will be more considerate next time I ask for something.Pin

Sorry, I wasn’t aware that lazy dude” is part of your job description. I will be more considerate next time I ask for something.

Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it.Pin

Too many young people itch for what they want without scratching for it. Thomas Taylor

You are only as lazy or lacking in willpower as you think you are.Pin

You are only as lazy or lacking in willpower as you think you are. Ken Christian

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.Pin

 You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.  Abraham Lincoln

Lazy is a very strong word. I like to call it selective participation.Pin

Lazy is a very strong word. I like to call it selective participation.

Work hard and become a leader be lazy and never succeed.Pin

Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and never succeed.

The lazier your coworker the more creative they become in finding new ways to avoid doing their job.Pin

The lazier your coworker, the more creative they become in finding new ways to avoid doing their job.

The only exercise I get at work is running out of patience.Pin

The only exercise I get at work is running out of patience.

When you have lazy coworkers the only thing that seems to be on their to do list is avoiding work.Pin

When you have lazy coworkers, the only thing that seems to be on their to-do list is avoiding work.

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man.Pin

Tomorrow is the only day in the year that appeals to a lazy man. Jimmy Lyons Lazy Coworker Quotes

Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.Pin

Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.

Lazy coworkers are the human equivalent of a computer that freezes when you need it the most.Pin

Lazy coworkers are the human equivalent of a computer that freezes when you need it the most.

A lazy employee is bound to get fired. Numbers dont lie and the results come out in the public one day.Pin

 A lazy employee is bound to get fired. Numbers don’t lie and the results come out in the public one day.

My coworkers job description should include professional procrastinator.Pin

My coworker’s job description should include ‘professional procrastinator.’

Lazy people want much but get little but those who work hard will prosper.Pin

Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper. Proverbs

The lazy man claims he is too heavy for light work and too light for heavy work.Pin

The lazy man claims he is too heavy for light work and too light for heavy work. Evan Esar

Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.Pin

Laziness in nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired. Jules Renard

Another pointless day where they accomplish nothing.Pin

 Another pointless day where they accomplish nothing.

Humor as a Coping Mechanism

In the often stressful realm of the workplace, coping with the idiosyncrasies of lazy coworkers can be challenging. However, adopting a lighthearted approach by embracing humor can transform this challenge into an opportunity for personal growth and a more positive work environment.

Humor has long been recognized as a powerful coping mechanism, providing individuals with a psychological shield against the stressors they encounter. When it comes to dealing with lazy coworkers, incorporating humor into your perspective can serve as a potent antidote to frustration. Instead of viewing laziness as a source of irritation, reframing it through a comedic lens allows you to find amusement in the quirks of workplace dynamics.

One effective way to integrate humor is by finding common ground through shared experiences. Colleagues often face similar challenges, and humor can serve as a universal language that bridges gaps and fosters connection. By sharing a light joke about the collective struggle of meeting deadlines amidst procrastination, employees can create a sense of camaraderie that transcends the immediate annoyance of laziness.

Furthermore, humor helps to diffuse tension and promotes a more relaxed atmosphere in the workplace. The ability to laugh at situations, including the antics of lazy coworkers, can contribute to a positive and open-minded work environment. This shift in perspective not only benefits the individual but can also have a ripple effect, influencing the overall team morale.

Injecting humor into your coping strategy doesn’t mean ignoring or trivializing the challenges posed by lazy coworkers. Instead, it involves acknowledging these challenges while choosing to respond with resilience and a smile. A humorous perspective allows individuals to maintain their focus on the bigger picture and not let the actions of others impede their own professional growth.

Moreover, humor serves as a self-care tool, offering a mental break from the stresses of navigating workplace dynamics. The ability to find humor in challenging situations is a valuable skill that can contribute to emotional resilience and well-being.

Humor as a coping mechanism in dealing with lazy coworkers is a powerful strategy that goes beyond mere laughter. It transforms workplace challenges into opportunities for connection, fosters a positive atmosphere, and enhances individual resilience. By choosing to see the lighter side of workplace dynamics, individuals can navigate the complexities of office life with a smile, ultimately contributing to a more harmonious and enjoyable work environment.

 

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