My dad was really a workaholic. And he was always working. -Steven Spielberg
I can relate to having seasons of my life where the balance of work and family was missing. I remembering the ways that I used to rationalize my bad behavior.
Oddly, I do not think that this pejorative view of being a workaholic is a shared by everyone. Consider how these folks seem to brag about it.
You know, I'm kind of a wild crazy workaholic guy. -Randy JacksonSo what do you think? Is it always bad to be a workaholic? What if you need to work two jobs just to make ends meet? Or what if your company regularly requires you to work sixty hours a week to meet deadlines? What do you think?
I'm a workaholic. I've been doing my job for a long time. -Gisele Bundchen
I have always been a workaholic. -Jewel
I'm a workaholic. I love every movie I've been in, even the bad ones, every TV series, every play, because I love to work. It's what keeps me going. -Karl Malden
I'm a workaholic. I could easily work 300-plus days of the year. -Michael Chiklis