52 Inspirational Quotes For Work To Encourage You

52 Inspirational Quotes For Work To Encourage You

Never give up on following success with these inspirational quotes for work that will give you the push you need!

Inspirational quotes for work

Usually, work and success are related terms. Sometimes work can be really hard, we can get frustrated, and our goals may take a while to fulfill. And sometimes we will even fail, but the important thing is never to give up. If you love what you are doing, it won’t even be like working. Make of your dream your passion and you will have already succeed.

No matter what dream or purpose you are following, read these inspirational quotes for work to encourage you to get better and go on without surrendering.

1"Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds."

Gordon B. Hinckley

2"Always deliver more than expected."

Larry Page

3"If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you."

Steve Jobs

4"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."


5"Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work."

Stephen King

6"Nothing worth having comes easy."

Theodore Roosevelt

7"I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."

Thomas Jefferson

8"Make each day your masterpiece."

John Wooden

9"All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work."

Calvin Coolidge

10"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."

John Quincy Adams

11"If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe."

Abraham Lincoln

12"A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work."

Colin Powell

13"A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it."

Alistair Cook

14"Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along."

George Herbert

15"Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise."

Frank Ocean

16"Successful people are simply those with successful habits."

Brian Tracy

17"Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose."

G. K. Nelson

18"The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."

Winston Churchill

19"Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish."

Sam Walton

20"It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up."

Babe Ruth

21"Believe you can and you’re halfway there."

Theodore Roosevelt

22"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

23"Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all."

Sam Ewing

24"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."

Michael Jordan

25"Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect."

Luther Campbell

26"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

27"What I do for my work is exactly what I would do if nobody paid me."

Gretchin Rubin

28"All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point."

Eric Thomas

29"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

30"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

31"The more I want to get something done the less I call it work."

Richard Bach

32"If you just work on stuff that you like and you’re passionate about, you don’t have to have a master plan with how things will play out."

Mark Zuckerberg

33"Quality is job one."

Henry Ford

34"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."

Tim Notke

35"Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results."

James Allen

36"Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory."

Mohandas Gandhi

37"My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition."

Indira Gandhi

38"There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting."

Hope Hicks

39"I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work."

Thomas Edison

40"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."

Newt Gingrich

41"Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you."

Tony Hsieh

42"If you hire people just because they can do a job, they’ll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears."

Simon Sinek

43"Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end."

Sanjo Jendayi

44"Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find happiness that you had thought could never be yours."

Dale Carnegie

45"Without labor nothing prospers."


46"I'm proud of my hard work. Working hard won't always lead to the exact things we desire. There are many things I've wanted that I haven't always gotten. But, I have a great satisfaction in the blessings from my mother and father, who instilled a great work ethic in me both personally and professionally."

Tamron Hall

47"Success only comes to those who dare to attempt."

Mallika Tripathi

48"Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen."

Wayne Huizenga

49"Be so good they can’t ignore you."

Steve Martin

50"Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy."

Robert Hall

51"Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create."

Roy. T. Bennett

52"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them."

Ann Landers