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100 Motivational Welding Quotes And Sayings (2023)

1. “Welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers.”


2. “Welding is more than just grabbing a stick and going to work. There’s a lot of science and knowledge involved.”


3. “There are three kinds of welder: the ones that do it right, the ones that do it wrong and the ones that say ‘I could have done that better.’ – Unknown


4. “The Welder Way means rolling up your sleeves and getting it done. It means no divas. It means complete support for the artistic vision in charge—a philosophy of ‘what can I do to help you?’” — Allyson Currin


5. “Skilled welders aren’t cheap, cheap welders aren’t skilled.” — Unknown


6. “I enrolled in welding the program because the welding we did in sculpture class was just enough to whet the appetite. I wanted to know how to properly work with the metal in my sculpture.” — Betty Gardner


7. “I think one of the worst things schools have done is taken out all of the stuff like art, music, woodworking, sewing, cooking, welding, auto-shop. All these things you can turn into careers. How can you get interested in these careers if you don’t try them on a little bit?”


8. “I became a welder. I was actually becoming an Engineer, and I joined the wrong queue. And so I became a welder, without knowing what a welder was.” — Billy Connolly


9. “Welding is the adult version of arts and crafts.” — Unknown


10. “The good poet welds his theft into a whole of feeling which is unique, utterly different from that from which it was torn; the bad poet throws it into something which has no cohesion.” — T. S. Eliot


11. “It’s what they do. If you’re a welder and all of the sudden you’re not the most popular welder on the block, are you going to quit welding? It’s the same with any other occupation. Nobody should expect them to quit doing what they do.” — Ray Waddell


12. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. And that’s why I never ‘work’ while I am welding.” — Unknown


13. “That lady welder and I are just friends. Just because I’m a welder, you know, doesn’t mean I’m carrying a torch for her.” — Herman Munster


14. “I’d always been scared of people with tertiary education and high intellects in case they found me wanting. I thought they viewed me as just a welder who knew a few jokes.”


15. “Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, ‘Wonderful. Just have a backup profession like welding.’” — Robin Williams


16. “I think it’s a real shame so many schools have taken out the hands-on classes. Art, music, auto mechanics, cooking, sewing, these are all things that can turn into jobs. You know, wood shop, steel shop, welding. These are all things that can turn into great careers, get kids interested. Things they can do with other students. Other things for our word thinkers: journalism clubs, drama clubs.” — Temple Grandin


17. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.” — Charles Dickens


18. “I never dreamed I’d grow up to be a perfect welder. But here I am, killing it.” — Unknown


19. “Forget trendy designer labels. Jeans, a sweater or a t-shirt worn under a jacket that seems welded to you. When it’s just right, when you don’t see the effort, it’s irresistible.” — Emmanuelle Alt


20. “There’s not a weld in this tank. It’s all put together with bolts and rivets.” — John Baxley


21. “Welding is more than just grabbing a stick and going to work. There’s a lot of science and knowledge involved.” — Mike Kuehnl


22. “I worked in a steel mill, I worked in a foundry, I worked in a paper mill, I worked in a chemical refinery, construction, I did all that. It was great work, it was good. I learned welding, mechanic, carpentry, but it saved me from going back to prison because that’s helpful. It’s really sad because those jobs are gone.”


23. “A welder is just a person who’s looking for the right place to weld.” – Unknown


24. “A good welder can fix anything, but a great welder can fix anything twice.” — Unknown


25. “Nobody starts out knowing everything. You have to start at the bottom and pick people’s brains. When I got out of the service, I became a sheet-metal welder. I was an apprentice for five years. I found out who the top people were in my trade, and I asked to work with them. I asked them a lot of questions. How can we do this a little faster, a little cheaper, a little better? Once they know where you’re coming from, they open up.”


26. “It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.” — Benito Mussolini


27. “You are a welder if you have a sunburn in the winter.” — Walter


28. “Whether you function as welders or inspectors, the laws of physics are implacable lie-detectors. You may fool men. You will never fool the metal.”


29. “I am a welder, not because I want to weld, but because I like what welding makes possible.” – Unknown


30. “A good welder can fix anything, but a great welder can fix anything twice.” – Unknown


31. “That lady welder and I are just friends. Just because I’m a welder, you know, doesn’t mean I’m carrying a torch for her.”


32. “If he were to use a sledgehammer to hit the welded bar with force, it might break, but most likely not at the point where it had been welded. The metal bar could become strongest at its hitherto weakest place.”


33. “Welding is very much like cooking; you just need to add more pressure.” – Unknown


34. “But art is not relative to perfection in any tangible sense. It is our coarse antennae trembling blindly as it traces the form of Origin, tastes the ephemeral glue welding us, yearning after the secret of ineluctable evolution, and wonders what this transformation will mean. In my mind, here was the best kind of art-the kind hoarded by rich and jealous collectors in their locked galleries; hidden from the eyes of the heathen masses, waiting to be shared with the ripe few.” — Laird Barron


35. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.”


36. “Welding torches, cutting torches and any activity producing a flame outside is prohibited. Any open flame is discouraged.” — John Glover


37. “Welders make more money than philosophers. We need more welders and less philosophers.” — Marco Rubio


38. “A welder can fix anything. A sculptor can create anything.” – Joel Shapiro


39. “If you plan on becoming a TIG welder, you better plan on doing lots and lots of burning.” — Marty Rice


40. “To be able to see beauty in this ugly world, that’s what a really good welder does.” – Jeff Gates


41. “The jobs that were accessible to a good, well-trained worker that knew how to do welding or assembly, none of those jobs had stayed in America. We don’t have the workforce.”


42. “He makes a great mistake… who supposes that authority is firmer or better established when it is founded by force than that which is welded by affection.” — Terence


43. “A welder is a person who has a lot of stories to tell and can’t wait for the weekend to come.” – Unknown


44. “You know, they need welders. They need ’em worse than soldiers.” – By Frank ‘Frankie’ Hauser


45. “I became a welder. I was actually becoming an Engineer and I joined the wrong queue. And so I became a welder, without knowing what a welder was.” – By Billy Connolly


46. “My childhood was really nice. My parents never forced me to do anything; it was always, “If you want to do that, fine.” When I told my father I was going to be an actor, he said, ‘Fine, but study welding just in case.’” — Robin Williams


47. “Whether you function as welders or inspectors, the laws of physics are implacable lie-detectors. You may fool men. You will never fool the metal.” – By Lois McMaster Bujold


48. “Once you become successful, people know where you live, the type of house you live in, the kind of car you drive, the clothes you wear, and so it would be patronising to go and talk like a welder. Welding’s a mystery to me now. You can’t go back, your life changes every day.” — Billy Connolly


49. “Welding is like riding a bike except the bike is on fire, you are on fire and you are chained to the bike.” — Unknown


50. “I think one of the worst things schools have done is taken out all of the stuff like art, music, woodworking, sewing, cooking, welding, auto-shop. All these things you can turn into careers. How can you get interested in these careers if you don’t try them on a little bit?” — Temple Grandin


51. “It has taken a great deal of energy, which has not been so difficult to summon as the necessary patience to wait, simply wait much of the time – until my instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.” — Hart Crane


52. “I’m welding the bimbo room shut.” — Ilona Andrews


53. “We are using new technologies in meaningful ways. To build our new refinery in 60 percent of the time it took to build our first, we are training 20,000 people in a new generation of welding technology in six months.” — Mukesh Ambani


54. “If you plan on becoming a TIG welder, you better plan on doing lots and lots of burning.”


55. “The Welder Way means rolling up your sleeves and getting it done. It means no divas. It means complete support for the artistic vision in charge – a philosophy of “what can I do to help you?”


56. “My dad says “Using a grinder to make a weld look good means, you are a grinder “Not” a welder”.”


57. “You want to know why we have doctors, lawyers and pipefitter. Because they can’t weld.”


58. “Boy, if my folks would only let me work. Then I could do all the things I want to do. I could take you dancing, the way you like to go, places you like to go to. You know, they need welders. They need ‘em worse than soldiers.” — Frank ‘Frankie’ Hauser


59. “A welder is someone who does precision guesswork based on unreliable data provided by those of questionable knowledge. You can also call us wizards.” — Unknown


60. “If you plan on becoming a TIG welder, you better plan on doing lots and lots of burning.” By Marty Rice


61. “We are using new technologies in meaningful ways. To build our new refinery in 60 percent of the time it took to build our first, we are training 20,000 people in a new generation of welding technology in six months.” – By Mukesh Ambani


62. “You want to know why we have doctors, lawyers, and pipefitters. Because they can’t weld.”


63. “Yet war, force, terror, and propaganda were the evolutionary means employed to weld the German people into a tribal whole.” — Arthur Keith


64. “Welding: it’s like sewing with fire.” — Unknown


65. “We are using new technologies in meaningful ways. To build our new refinery in 60 percent of the time it took to build our first, we are training 20,000 people in a new generation of welding technology in six months.”


66. “My instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.”– By Hart Crane


67. “You are a welder if you have sun burn in the winter.”


68. “As for mathematicians themselves: don’t expect too much help. Most of them are too far removed in their ivory towers to take up such challenges. And anyway, they are not competent. After all, they are just mathematicians-what we need is paramathematicians, like you… It is you who can be the welding force, between mathematicians and stories, in order to achieve the synthesis.” — Apostolos Doxiadis


69. “A good welder has an arc in his eye.” – Unknown


70. “You want to know why we have doctors, lawyers, and pipefitter. Because they can’t weld.” — Unknown


71. “As the metal is burnt and brittle where it is welded, the process is not a success.”


72. “You may design something in steel, but to make it, you need to know how to manipulate the material. On a sheer technical end, you have to know how to weld stainless steel.” — Brian Slocum


73. “Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, ‘Wonderful. Just have a back-up profession like welding.” – By Robin Williams


74. “A real welder is one who can make a woman jealous.” – Unknown


75. “To be able to see beauty in this ugly world, that’s what a really good welder does.” — Jeff Gates


76. “From the colour the nature And by the nature the sign! Beatific spirits welding together As in one ash-tree in Ygdrasail.” — Ezra Pound


77. “There’s not a weld in this tank. It’s all put together with bolts and rivets.”


78. “Whether you function as welders or inspectors, the laws of physics are implacable lie-detectors. You may fool men. You will never fool the metal.” — By Lois McMaster Bujold


79. “I became a welder. I was actually becoming an Engineer and I joined the wrong queue. And so I became a welder, without knowing what a welder was.”


80. “You are a welder if you have sun burn in the winter.” – By Walter


81. “My instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.”


82. “You know, they need welders. They need ’em worse than soldiers.”


83. “It is the soldier and the army, not parliamentary majorities and decisions, that have welded the German Empire together. I put my trust in the army.” — Wilhelm II


84. “Most of all, I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, ‘Wonderful. Just have a back-up profession like welding.”


85. “I worked in a steel mill, I worked in a foundry, I worked in a paper mill, I worked in a chemical refinery, construction, I did all that. It was great work, it was good. I learned welding, mechanic, carpentry, but it saved me from going back to prison because that’s helpful. It’s really sad because those jobs are gone.” — Luis J. Rodriguez


86. “If you think it’s expensive to hire a good welder, try hiring a cheap one.” — Unknown


87. “A welder can fix anything. A sculptor can create anything.” — Joel Shapiro


88. “A master welder can strike an arc blindfolded, with one hand, upside down, in a snowstorm.” — Steven Robert Farnsworth


89. “Really, welding was my talent, I think, but I sort of swished it aside.”


90. “That lady welder and I are just friends. Just because I’m a welder, you know, doesn’t mean I’m carrying a torch for her.” -By Herman Munster


91. “Apple does all of its research and development in America. It has all these brilliant people sitting in Silicon Valley. But until recently, Apple made nothing in America. Zero. And the jobs that were accessible to a good, well-trained worker that knew how to do welding or assembly, none of those jobs had stayed in America. We don’t have the workforce.” — Michael Porter


92. “They have stoked the furnaces and hurried the factory wheels. They have made the planes and welded the tanks. Riveted the ships and rolled the shells.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt


93. “You may design something in steel, but to make it, you need to know how to manipulate the material. On a sheer technical end, you have to know how to weld stainless steel.”


94. “Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.” -By Charles Dickens


95. “It is music that welds spiritual and sensual, that can convey ecstasy free of guilt, faith without dogma, love as homage, and a person at home with nature and the infinite.” — Yehudi Menuhi


96. “I am a welder I can’t fix stupid but I can fix what stupid does.”


97. ”A bad workman always blames his tools” – Unknown


98. “I’d always been scared of people with tertiary education and high intellects in case they found me wanting. I thought they viewed me as just a welder who knew a few jokes.” — Billy Connolly


99. “You know, they need welders. They need ’em worse than soldiers.”


100. “It’s what they do. If you’re a welder and all of the sudden you’re not the most popular welder on the block, are you going to quit welding? It’s the same with any other occupation. Nobody should expect them to quit doing what they do.” — Ray Waddell


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