Please find below a curated list of 2,415 of The Best Work Quotes by notable women and men. Please consider sharing with others any of the Work Quotes that resonate.
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it.
If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting.
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
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.
The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.
A moment of anger can destroy a lifetime of work, whereas a moment of love can break barriers that took a lifetime to build.
The best way to enjoy your job is to imagine yourself without one.
A customer is the most important visitor on our premises. He is not dependent on us. We are dependent on him. He is not an interruption in our work. He is the purpose of it. He is not an outsider in our business. He is part of it. We are not doing him a favor by serving him. He is doing us a favor by giving us an opportunity to do so.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
A great business success was probably never attained by chasing the dollar, but is due to pride in one’s work, the pride that makes business an art.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
The only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work.
Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.
It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
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.
People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
If the work is worthwhile, then whether we can complete it or not, it’s worth making the attempt. That’s why courage is important.