35 Inspirational Job Quotes

All our dreams can come true—
if we have the courage to pursue them.
—Walt Disney

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. —Confucius


It's time to start living the life we've imagined. —Henry James


The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. —Oliver Wendell Holmes


The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do. —Thomas Jefferson


If a man is called to be a streetsweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
—Martin Luther King


Far and away the best prize that life offers
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
—Theodore Roosevelt


There are so many things you can learn about.
But you’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
—Dr. Seuss


Do something for somebody every day for which you do not get paid. —Albert Schweitzer


Before you build a better mousetrap, it helps to know if there are any mice out there. —Yogi Berra


The voyage of discovery is not in looking for new landscapes, but in looking with new eyes. —Anonymous


In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. —Albert Einstein


Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
—Aldous Huxley


One person with courage makes a majority. —Andrew Jackson


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. —Robert F. Kennedy


No one ever gets very far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day. —Elbert Hubbard


Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it,
for that determines our success or failure.
—Norman Vincent Peale


To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are. —Muhammad Ali


The average person puts only 25% of his energy into his work.
The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity,
and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
—Andrew Carnegie


All of the darkness of the world cannot put out the light of one small candle. —Anonymous


If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
—Henry David Thoreau


Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
—Calvin Coolidge


Who is wise? He that learns from everyone.
Who is powerful? He that governs his passions.
Who is rich? He that is content.
Who is that? Nobody.
—Benjamin Franklin


It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up. —Vince Lombardi


If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. —Milton Berle


It is never too late to be what you might have been. —George Eliot


Personally, I'm always ready to learn,
although I do not always like being taught.
—Winston Churchill


Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. —Booker T. Washington


The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The sure-thing boat never gets far from the shore.
—Dale Carnegie


In any moment of decision,
the best thing you can do is the right thing,
the next best thing is the wrong thing,
and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
—Theodore Roosevelt


The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand,
as in what direction we are moving.
—Oliver Wendall Holmes


Trust people and they will be true to you;
Treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson


There is a way to do it better…find it —Thomas Edison


Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. —T.S. Eliot


Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. —Helen Keller