174 Inspirational Quotes for Work

Let these inspirational quotes for work encourage you to be your best and to do what you love to do. Find positive words that are inspiring and motivational to apply to your job. Our jobs or our employment we all need to support ourselves and our families; we hope these encourage you.


  1. You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage worth ethic. Zig Ziglar
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  2. Some people mentally quit their job years ago but their body still goes to work every day. These types of people are quite willing to let others do their work for them. Catherine Pulsifer, What Are Your Career Goals
    Career Quotes



  3. Play your strengths. Success will come if you love what you're doing. Bobby Genovese
  4. Play your strengths. Success will come if you love what you're doing. Bobby Genovese
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  5. I learned the value of hard work by working hard. Margaret Mead
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  6. Make your program so long and so hard that the people who praise you will always seem to be talking about something very trivial in comparison to what you are really trying to do.… Get a good start on it.… Then you will be free to work. And, being free to work, you will have achieved the truest success and satisfaction. Henry Ford
    Preparation



  7. I've worked in corporate environments for many years, and one thing that's clear is that there's no shortage of people knowing how to play the blame game. Jeanne Boschert, The Ethical Exit
    Blame



  8. A direct result of delegation, outsourcing and automation is that many of us become dependent on others for our work. We become lazy and try to shrug off every little thing that needs to be done. Joe Martin, My Time My Rule
    Top Ten Work Quotes



  9. When you are inspired in your work, everything seems to fall into place. Wayne Dyer
  10. When you are inspired in your work, everything seems to fall into place. Wayne Dyer
    Words of Encouragement



  11. When you feel passionate about your work, you do not set rigid boundaries between work time and personal time, because the work itself is personal. Larry Smith, No Fears, No Excuses
    Passion



  12. Change is tough. If you're like most people, every fiber of your being will resist having to take on the hard work of eliminating the thoughts that support your self-forfeiting feelings and behavior. Wayne Dyer, Your Erroneous Zones
    Inspirational Thoughts



  13. Real successes are because,
    Of someone making it so.
    They fight for it and work real hard,
    To make their successes grow.
    Julie Hebert, The Real Successes
    Success Poem



  14. I don't believe that man was born to work for a living; I believe he was born to make what he lives for HIS WORK. Les Brown
    Motivational Quotes for Work



  15. Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. Proverbs 16:3
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  16. When you organize activities, you can weed out unimportant stuff and work more efficiently. Nick Bell, Organize Yourself Starting Today!
    Encouraging



  17. . . . there is an exciting world of possibilities out there that very few of us get the chance to explore during our working lives, but retirement is that time! Stella Rheingold, 101 Fun Things to do in Retirement
    Retirement



  18. Laughter in the workplace leads to employees who are genuinely happy to go to work every day. Jeffrey Briar, The Laughter Yoga Book
    Laughter



  19. It wasn't until 1926 that Henry Ford introduced the 40 hour work week, but that is still an elusive goal to some. Joe Zeller, How To Wake Up Early
    Henry Ford Quotes



  20. If you can't see yourself working on something monotonous for an extensive length of time, that is okay. Set a limit. Brian Karr, A Self-Help Cure For Procrastination
    Time



  21. One of the biggest mistakes made by people who are wishing to become self-dependent is the inability to come to grips with the fact that it takes a lot of hard work. Dr. Lauren Cunning, Choose Yourself
    Wishes



  22. You should never ever put yourself down. You are a work in progress; you will make mistakes. Robert Washington
  23. You should never ever put yourself down. You are a work in progress; you will make mistakes. Robert Washington, Inner Peace and Happiness In 14 Steps
    Mistakes



  24. Work brings man to life, sets him in motion. Work is man in action doing things. Nothing happens until people go to work. Work creates the world we live in.
    Wilfred Peterson
    Take Action



  25. Work is a blessing not a curse; just ask anyone who is pounding the pavement in search of a paycheck! Wallace R.Curiel, Thriftcraft
    Blessed



  26. If you realized you work too many hours, make a commitment to leave work half an hour earlier this week. Tsang Lindsay, Live Free
    Commitment   |    



  27. It is difficult to maintain a relationship with someone who cannot put down their phone or leave their work commitments at the office. Jamaal Watson, Stress Management
    Balance



  28. Each of us has our own work to do, our own path to walk. Corey Gladwell, The Human Experience
    Experience



  29. Yes, you have to work at it and take action. Finding optimum health takes action. Losing weight takes work. It takes willpower and discipline. Brian M. Heater, Start the Revolution Within
    Health   |    



  30. You will need hard work, determination and an unflinching attitude to get where you want to get. K. Elizabeth
  31. You will need hard work, determination and an unflinching attitude to get where you want to get. K. Elizabeth, Follow Your Passion
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  32. To me, staying healthy at work means you can go home at the end of the day or at the end of your shift feeling peaceful. It means you can stop thinking about work and enjoy your life. Kathleen A. Paris, Ph.D. Staying Healthy in Sick Organizations
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  33. If you want to be a leader, take it for granted that you'll have to work long and hard, sweat the details, be eloquent, fight through many obstacles and never give up. That's the job description. If it bothers you, find another line of work. Will Peters, Leadership Lessons
    Job Quotes



  34. Public speaking is hard work; don't let anybody fool you into thinking otherwise. Frank Fields, Public Speaking Without Fear
    Fear



  35. Certain musicians can emanate a signature similar to that in their own writing, so you can differentiate their own unique form of work through the colours formed from their music. Paul Keller, Peace
    Music



  36. A person's ability to function at work is severely impacted by anxiety disorders, also hampering them in social settings and within the family. Mike Mitchell, Mindfulness
    Family



  37. While some people can't wait until their retirement, others feel cheated that they have to retire at all. Catherine Pulsifer
    Retirement Wishes



  38. . . . take pride in what you are doing and finish it from start to finish. You are going to find that people will notice it and you can take some pride in your work. Mike C. Adams, Self Discipline
    Discipline



  39. The focus is to find a blueprint you are unhappy with and work
 out how to change it. Kylie Dunn
  40. The focus is to find a blueprint you are unhappy with and work out how to change it. Kylie Dunn, Living with Intent
    Change



  41. You may, of course, sometimes find yourself in work situations that are indeed unfair and unrewarding. But by reacting angrily or by impulsively 'running away,' you encourage people to conclude that you cannot handle frustration and are likely to enrage yourself when things get tough again. A much better alternative is to reduce your anger and do your best to improve the situation. Albert Ellis, How To Control Your Anger Before It Controls You
    Frustration



  42. Most people who crave recognition for their work do not understand their urge to create and explore without the need for recognition. Eric Christian, Introvert
    Ambition



  43. Even if you are just lying on the bed throughout the day, your body is working to digest food, keep your senses and brain active and work on demand. In fact, your brain works even while you are sleeping. Naomi Hill, How to Have a Good Day
    Personal Development Goals



  44. Self-discipline in the cornerstone of success. It can help you do better at school, work, sports, fishing, chess, and any other activity or goal that you have. Brad Ryan, Self-Discipline: Self-Discipline of a Spartan
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  45. Being confident at a young age can also help you gain upward mobility at work. Gabor Cadman
  46. Being confident at a young age can also help you gain upward mobility at work. When you are confident, you have a greater chance of being promoted. Gabor Cadman, Confidence: Easy Steps to Attain Super Confidence
    Confidence



  47. If you must work hard, work hard to find a smart solution. Alexander Woo, Work Hard, Die Poor?
    Smart



  48. Simplicity takes work. But it's good work. And it's worth it. It's not the 'easy way out.' It comes with effort. But the value is great. Mike Burns, Simpler
    Simplicity



  49. If you want to improve your focus now, you should choose the places where you work or study. Avoid places that have a lot of tempting distractions. John Morgan, 100% Focused
    Choice



  50. Moral of the Work. In war: resolution. In defeat: defiance. In victory: magnanimity. In peace: goodwill. Winston Churchill
    Peace



  51. Throughout his (Dwight Eisenhower) adult life his diaries record that he habitually rose at six, and on many days worked till eleven p.m. 'Seven hours' sleep is plenty,' he would say. Paul Johnson, Eisenhower: A Life
    Dwight Eisenhower Quotes



  52. Identify which part of the day you feel most confident and energized, and use this time to work on the tasks that require the most concentration. Ted Robbins, Time Management
    Wise



  53. At the working man’s house hunger looks in but dares not enter. Benjamin Franklin
  54. At the working man's house hunger looks in but dares not enter.
    Benjamin Franklin
    Dare



  55. Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy. Kahlil Gibran
    Love



  56. Research shows that high-performing workers demonstrate high degrees of self-awareness and can more accurately assess their workplace behaviors such as procrastination. Nancy Morris, Procrastinate Now
    Procrastination



  57. Beavers build houses; but they build them in nowise differently, or better now, than they did, five thousand years ago. Ants, and honey-bees, provide food for winter; but just in the same way they did, when Solomon referred the sluggard to them as patterns of prudence. Man is not the only animal who labors; but he is the only one who improves his workmanship. Abraham Lincoln
    Daily Motivaiton



  58. If you took the time to talk to any successful person, she would tell you that success is always a process. It's a daily slog where most of your time is spent doing the same thing over and over. Rinse and repeat. Day in and day out. A few wins along the way, and then a few setbacks. Eventually, by working hard, and often for many, many years, you'll become successful. That's the reality of success. It's not luck or an event - just a lot of hard work and daily action. S. J. Scott, Habit Stacking
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  59. The miracle of the seed and the soil is not available by affirmation; it is only available by labor. Jim Rohn
    Miracle



  60. Never wish for what you can work for. Catherine Pulsifer
    Graduation



  61. None preaches better than the ant, and she says nothing. Benjamin Franklin
    Funny Quotes



  62. The solution is within range, but what you're currently doing isn't working, and you need to change your approach. Stephen Hall, Emotional Mastery
    People Change



  63. It's not enough these days to just turn up at work. You're expected to be a contributor also. Norah Deay, How To Become The Go-To Person
    Teamwork



  64. I was never really great in anything I did, but because I worked hard I was able to achieve success in almost everything I tried my hand in. Marc Trestman, Perseverance
    Achievement



  65. Keep improving your skills, and educational qualifications and you will greatly improve your odds of success either in your current work environment or in a new endeavor. Catherine Pulsifer, What Motivates You?
    Personal Development



  66. Always write down your specific goals in writing and paste it in front of your working table. Make sure your goal chart is in front of your eyes. This will give you motivation and keep you pumped up while working on your goal. Jack Clinton, Keep Calm and Stay Productive
    Goals



  67. While it's true that hard work is a critical ingredient to success, there is a point of diminishing returns - in every profession. There is a point where you're actually worse off by working harder. Michael Linsin, The Happy Teacher Habits
    Motivational Quotes



  68. The question is, "why is it important to balance work and play?" For starters, "all work and no play…" You know how that goes. Ginel Love, 25 Tips To Balance Everyday Work and Play
    Motivational Poems



  69. Effective communication will help you to strengthen your relationships with others. It will improve your ability to work with a team, make decisions and solve problems. Eric Davenport, Communication
    Communication  |    



  70. To be able to work at home successfully takes all of the following: motivation, perseverance, work, good habits, no excuses, balance, accountability, and action. Byron Pulsifer, Don't We All Want To
    Accountability



  71. Sometimes people seem to be doing better than you. They may seem to be way ahead of you in hitting some goals that you may not be close to achieving, but never be bothered by it. Just keep on working hard and carrying on with the steady pace that works best for you. Chikamso Efobi, Twisted in a Positive Way
    Positive



  72. Unless you discover what will increase your positive feelings, you are unlikely to make a change that will offer a true difference to how happy you feel about going to work. Reen Rose, The Secrets to Being Happy at Work
    Positive Attitude



  73. Positive thinking is like fuel to the car. It will keep you energized throughout your work. Abder-Rahman Ali, How I Became Productive
    Positive Thinking



  74. And, most importantly as you work to achieve your goals, enjoy life! Catherine Pulsifer, Positive Inspirational Note
    Good Day



  75. You can attract positives by being positive just by simply smiling and saying hello to everyone at work. Byron Pulsifer, How To Attract Positive Energy
    Smile Poem



  76. Einstein eventually learned piano as well, but his passion was violin, and he said that music helped him with his work. Florian Hewitt, Einstein: Famous Scientist, Committed Pacifist, And Timeless Genius
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  77. Another stress reduction technique involves helping other people through charity, community work or even simple good-deeds to the people around you. Scott Colter, Psychology: Positive
    Helping Others


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