What is piece of work?

  • (noun): A product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing.
    Synonyms: work

Famous quotes containing the words piece of, work and/or piece:

    No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main.... Any man’s death diminishes me because I am involved in Mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
    John Donne (c. 1572–1631)

    Men are allowed to have passion and commitment for their work ... a woman is allowed that feeling for a man, but not her work.
    Barbra Streisand (b. 1942)

    Someone hangs in the sky
    over there from a piece of rope,
    hammering and fitting God’s belly-scratcher,
    working his way up along the spire
    until there’s nothing left to nail on—
    Alfred Wellington Purdy (b. 1919)