"I get bored easily, so I need to do a lot. I've started a record label, so I get to nurture new talent and talk about music, which is a passion of mine. I've written another book. And I get to come to work and do the TV show, which is always really fun."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Ellen DeGeneres on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Ellen DeGeneres on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Ellen DeGeneres on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Ellen DeGeneres on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Ellen DeGeneres on Maya Angelou
"My dad is still Christian Scientist. My mom's not, and I'm not. But I believe in God, and that there's a higher power and an intelligence that's bigger than us and that we can rely on. It's not just us, thinking we are the ones in control of everything. That idea gives me support."
"Designing is my hobby. If I didn't do what I do for a living - at some point when I don't do this for a living - I'll probably just do design work. I love finding really special pieces of furniture."
"Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values."
"Faith is part of who I am, yes. I was raised Christian Scientist. The most important thing I saw every single week on the wall at Sunday school was the Golden Rule."
"When we were growing up our parents somehow made it clear that being famous was good. And I mistakenly thought that if I was famous then everyone would love me."