Works

Works may refer to:

  • An author's or artist's body of work of art
  • Engineering structures, projects, and so on, including:
    • Earthworks (engineering), created through moving soil or unformed rock
    • Public works, engineering projects carried out by the state on behalf of the community
    • Waterworks, another name for a water supply system
  • In motorsports, works are cars sponsored and tuned by automobile manufacturers; see factory-backed
  • In religion, works, deeds or actions in contrast to faith
    • Good works in Christianity
    • Karma, literally "deeds", in Hinduism

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Famous quotes containing the word works:

    It [Egypt] has more wonders in it than any other country in the world and provides more works that defy description than any other place.
    Herodotus (c. 484–424 B.C.)

    The discovery of Pennsylvania’s coal and iron was the deathblow to Allaire. The works were moved to Pennsylvania so hurriedly that for years pianos and the larger pieces of furniture stood in the deserted houses.
    —For the State of New Jersey, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    The ancients of the ideal description, instead of trying to turn their impracticable chimeras, as does the modern dreamer, into social and political prodigies, deposited them in great works of art, which still live while states and constitutions have perished, bequeathing to posterity not shameful defects but triumphant successes.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)