Work Quotes

110 Quotes for Work to inspire you to give your best

Sometimes it happens that you don’t feel like to work hard. On such days, the last thing you would like to do is go to work. But doing work is important for earning bread and butter. These motivational quotes for work will inspire you to give you best and head out for your daily work routine.

Motivational Quotes for Work

  1. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” ~ Thomas Edison

Motivational Quotes for Work

  1. “Work hard, hope for the best and leave on god to do the rest.” ~ Invajy

Hopeful Quotes for Work

  1. “Someday is not a day of the week.” ~ Janet Dailey

Inspirational Quotes for Work

  1. “There is no traffic jam along the extra mile.” ~ Roger Staubach

Work Quotes

  1. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.” ~ Helen Keller
  2. “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” ~ Maya Angelou
  3. Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  4. “When someone tells me ‘no,’ it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.” ~ Karen E. Quinones Miller
  5. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” ~ George Lorimer
  6. “Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell

Inspirational Quotes for Work

  1. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” ~ Dalai Lama
  2. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.” ~ Jim Rohn
  3. A year from now you may wish you had started today.” ~ Karen Lamb
  4. “Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you’ll be able to see further.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  5. “The future depends on what you do today.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Quotes for Work

  1. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” ~ Jim Rohn
  2. “Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” ~ Farrah Gray
  3. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  4. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  5. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” ~ C.S. Lewis

Work Quotes

  1. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  2. “The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.” ~ Tricia Cunningham
  3. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” ~ Earl Nightingale
  4. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” ~ Herman Melville
  5. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” ~ Olin Miller
  6. “Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” ~ Tyler Perry
  7. “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” ~ Bruce Lee
  8. Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  9. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~ Denis Waitley
  10. “As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter for shame, but for learning.” ~ Margaret Heffernan

Hard Work Quotes

  1. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” ~ Patrick Suskind
  2. “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” ~ Haile Gebrselassie
  3. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  4. “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” ~ Joseph Barbara
  5. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” ~ Harry Golden
  6. “I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich.” ~ Jim Carrey
  7. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  8. “Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  9. “Hard work never go waste, It not today, it will give you a better tomorrow.” ~ Invajy
  10. “Your talent determines what you can do, Your motivation determines how much you’re willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.” ~ Lou Holtz

Positive Quotes for Work

  1. “You have the right to work, but never to the fruit of the work. You should never engage in action for the sake of reward, nor should you long for inaction.” ~ Lord Krishna, Bhagavad Gita
  2. “The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  3. “Don’t aim for success if you want it, just do what you love and believe in and it will come naturally.” ~ David Frost
  4. “Plenty of men can do good work for a spurt and with immediate promotion in mind, but for promotion you want a man in whom good work has become a habit.” ~ Henry L. Doherty
  5. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” ~ Napoleon Hill

Time Quotes for Work

  1. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” ~ Confucius
  2. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  3. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” ~ Confucius
  4. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” ~ Stephen Covey
  5. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” ~ Steve Jobs

Quote of the Day for Work

  1. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  2. “Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~ Saint Francis
  3. “To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.” ~ Eva Young
  4. “The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.” ~ Richard Bach
  5. “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” ~ Brian Tracy
  6. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.” ~ Peter Drucker
  7. “Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.” ~ Brian Tracy
  8. “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” ~ William Patten
  9. “Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now.” ~ Margaret Fuller
  10. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong attitude.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

Quotes for Work

  1. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  2. “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  3. “The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” ~ Nelson Henderson
  4. Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves.” ~ Chanakya
  5. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ~ Roy T. Bennett
  6. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  7. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  8. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.” ~ Stephen King
  9. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” ~ Beverly Sills
  10. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Work Quotes

  1. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” ~ Maya Angelou
  2. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” ~ Henry Ford
  3. ”This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” ~ Alan Wilson Watts
  4. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan and guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” ~ Jim Rohn
  5. “You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” ~ Irish Proverb
  6. “Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” ~ Robert Collier
  7. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” ~ Albert Einstein
  8. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  9. “If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” ~ David Allen
  10. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ~ Thomas A. Edison

Inspiring Quotes for Work

  1. “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” ~ Emile Zola
  2. “It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.” ~ Colin Powell
  3. “The best way out is always through.” ~ Robert Frost
  4. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” ~ Mark Twain
  5. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” ~ Steve Jobs
  6. “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.” ~ Henry Ford
  7. “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my axe.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  8. “Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.” ~ Peter Drucker
  9. “It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.” ~ Henry Ford
  10. “Then my father sat down beside him put his arm around my brother’s shoulder, and said, “Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.” ~ Anne Lamott

Best Work Quotes

  1. “What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” ~ Louis Pasteur
  3. “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” ~ Stephen R. Covey
  4. “In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  5. “A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain.” ~ Mildred Struven
  6. “If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  7. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” ~ Seneca
  8. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.” ~ David Allen
  9. “The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.” ~ Ayn Rand
  10. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” ~ Conrad Hilton

Quotes for Work

  1. “Work takes on new meaning when you feel you are pointed in the right direction. Otherwise, it’s just a job, and life is too short for that.” ~ Tim Cook
  2. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” ~ Francis Chan
  3. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” ~ Harriet Beecher Stowe
  4. “You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  5. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  6. Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ~ Truman Capote
  7.  “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” ~ Richard Branson
  8. “I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  9. “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” ~ Peter Marshall
  10. “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.” ~ Joan Collins

Over to you

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