Inspiring Hard Work Quotes

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Inspiring Hard Work Quotes August 15, 2017


"Hard work is a prison sentence only if it does not have meaning."
- Malcolm Gladwell

"I like to reinvent myself — it’s part of my job."
- Karl Lagerfeld

"Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action."
- William James

"Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it."
- Gautama Buddha

"When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED."
- Dr. Seuss

"There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time."
- Coco Chanel

"If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be meetings."
- Dave Barry

"We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done."
- Alan Turing

"If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, youll spend your life completely wasting your time. Youll be doing things you dont like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing thing you dont like doing, which is stupid."
- Alan W. Watts

"We need to remember whats important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesnt matter, but work is third."
- Leslie Knope

"There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life."
- Alain de Botton

"Ive heard that hard work never killed anyone, but I say why take the chance?"
- Ronald Reagan

"If you can do a half-assed job of anything, youre a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind."
- Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

"I am focused on the work. I am constantly creating. I am a busy girl. I live and breathe my work. I love what I do. I believe in the message. Theres no stopping. I didnt create the fame, the fame created me."
- Lady Gaga

"I dont really like coffee, she said, but I dont really like it when my head hits my desk when I fall asleep either."
- Brian Andreas

"If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isnt anything you cant do if you want to."
- Jim Henson

"A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor."
- Victor Hugo

"If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things."
- Plato

"The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity."
- George Carlin

"If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all."
- Michelangelo Buonarroti

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important."
- Bertrand Russell

"Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life."
- Confucius

"Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all areas of life. Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around Him."
-Joyce Meyer

"A person who has not done one half his days work by ten oclock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone."
- Emily Brontë

"The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work."
- Émile Zola

"In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way."
- Tina Fey

"I dont want to do anything. I dont even want to start this day because then Ill just be expected to finish it."
- Rainbow Rowell

"I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others."
- Amelia Earhart

"The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, they while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
- Theodore Roosevelt

"It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own."
- Harry Truman

"I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early."
- Charles Lamb

"I am a person before I am anything else. I never say I am a writer. I never say I am an artist...I am a person who does those things."
? Edward Gorey

"Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work."
- Gustave Flaubert

"In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you."
- Leo Tolstoy

Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste."
- Henry Ford

"We often miss opportunity because its dressed in overalls and looks like work."
- Thomas A. Edison