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1,000 Motivational At Work Quotes To Inspire You (2023)

1. Delegate your work. Stop spending dollar time on penny jobs. — Mary Kay Ash


2. Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. — Robert Collier, author


3. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” -Frank Ocean, musician


4. Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it. —Rafiki, The Lion King


5. “Every once in a while you hear an expert that says team chemistry is overrated. You just write that person off.” – Tony La Russa


6. “Work without love is slavery.”


7. “There’s no magic formula for great company culture. The key is just to treat your staff how you would like to be treated.”


8. “All happiness depends on courage and work.”


9. “...and follow your star...” Miss Tick went on.


10. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. —Michael Jordan


11. “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.” —Henry Ford


12. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. —John Milton, Paradise Lost


13. “Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.” – Shiv Khera


14. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. — Robin Williams


15. People are still willing to do an honest day’s work. The problem is they want a week’s pay for it. – Joey Adams


16. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” —Elbert Hubbard


17. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.” —Karen Lamb


18. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” -Tim Notke, coach


19. Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. -- Benjamin Desraeli


20. “Everything is hard before it is easy.” – Goethe


21. “Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.”


22. “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.” – George Shinn


23. “No one changes the world who isn’t obsessed.” —Billie Jean King


24. The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. ― Epicurus, Greek philosopher


25. “Why do we grieve failures longer than we celebrate wins?” – Komal Kapoor


26. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”


27. “Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.” – Leonardo da Vinci


28. Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE. —Joss Whedon


29. “Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” – Marcus Aurelius


30. “If you are patient...and wait long enough...Nothing will happen” — Jim Davis creator of Garfield


31. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ― Abraham Lincoln


32. “It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning”


33. “Learning never exhausts the mind.” – Leonardo Da Vinci


34. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle


35. On any given Monday I am one sale closer and one idea away from being a millionaire. — Larry D. Turner


36. “Women must learn to play the game as men do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


37. I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. —Stephen Covey


38. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” – John C. Maxwell


39. “Failure it appears is not the regret that haunts most people; it is the choice not to risk failure at all.” – Dr. John Izzo


40. “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” — Haile Gebrselassie


41. “If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.” – Ernest Hemingway


42. “Work to become, not to acquire." —Elbert Hubbard


43. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”


44. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison


45. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” — Nelson Mandela


46. “Oh! It’s Friday again. Share the love that was missing during the week. In a worthy moment of peace and bliss.” —S. O’Sade


47. Becoming is better than being. —Carol Dweck, Mindset


48. “I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.” ― Lou Holtz


49. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley


50. Why are you keeping this curiosity door locked? ― Dustin, Stranger Things


51. “Amateurs sit around and wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work.” – Stephen King


52. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.”


53. “Happiness is the only thing that multiplies when you share it.”


54. The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it. — Groucho Marx


55. “When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love…” – Marcus Aurelius


56. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” -Newt Gingrich, politician


57. “There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.” – Henry Ford


58. The secret is keeping busy and loving what you do. -- Lionel Hampton


59. “A minute’s success pays the failure of years.” —Robert Browning


60. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” — Aristotle


61. “We will either find a way or make one.” —Hannibal


62. “A company’s culture is the foundation for future innovation. An entrepreneur's job is to build the foundation.”


63. As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter for shame, but for learning. —Margaret Heffernan


64. “Do what you love. When you love your work, you become the best worker in the world.” — Uri Geller


65. “Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.”


66. “The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.”


67. Speak softly and carry a big stick. —Theodore Roosevelt


68. “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”


69. Quality is job one. —Henry Ford


70. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth


71. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” —Barbara Elaine Smith


72. “The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


73. Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


74. “Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.” —Babe Ruth


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


76. Pride, commitment and teamwork are words they use to get you to work for free. - Anonymous


77. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realise I should have been more specific.” — Lily Tomlin


78. If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my axe. —Abraham Lincoln


79. “Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.”


80. “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.” ―Cormac McCarthy


81. “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.”


82. A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. -- Frank Capra


83. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.” — William James


84. “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” —Coco Chanel


85. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. — Nikola Tesla


86. Nolite te bastardes carborundorum. Don’t let the bastards grind you down.” ― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale


87. “You can never leave footprints that last if you are always walking on tiptoe.” —Leymah Gbowee


88. “Good. Now...if you trust in yourself...”


89. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.” —Japanese Proverb


90. Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember, the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you. – Zig Ziglar


91. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”


92. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter.”


93. The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. —J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


94. All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. — Walt Disney, founder of Walt Disney World


95. “If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.” -Richard Branson, businessman


96. “Light tomorrow with today.” —Elizabeth Barrett Browning


97. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. — Tim Notke, basketball coach


98. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” —Henry David Thoreau


99. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. —George Addai


100. Goonies never say die! —Mickey, The Goonies


101. “Failure is not the opposite of success: it’s part of success.” -Arianna Huffington, businesswoman


102. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” – Patrick Suskind


103. “Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.” – William Feather


104. There are no traffic jams on the extra mile. — Zig Ziglar, author, and motivational speaker


105. “There is no substitute for hard work.” – Thomas A. Edison


106. It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


107. “When given an opportunity, deliver excellence and never quit.” – Robert Rodriguez


108. “You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” – Irish Proverb


109. “If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn’t anything you can’t do if you want to.” – Jim Henson


110. “Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.” —Kurt Vonnegut


111. The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action. — Alexander Graham Bell


112. “Don't mistake activity with achievement.”


113. “Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results.” — James Allen


114. “Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it”


115. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” —Thomas A. Edison


116. “A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence.” —Jim Watkins


117. I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing. —Herman Melville, Moby Dick


118. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” —Amelia Earhart


119. “If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?” – Matthew Woodring Stover


120. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” -Chinese proverb


121. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”


122. “You’re so much stronger than your excuses” – Unknown


123. If you’re alive, you’re a creative person. —Elizabeth Gilbert


124. “Our destiny is not written for us, it’s written by us” – Barack Obama


125. Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. — Coco Chanel, fashion designer


126. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” — Coco Chanel


127. “There is no such thing as work-life balance. It is all life. The balance has to be within you.” -Sadhguru, author


128. “Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance.” ―Anne Lamott


129. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


130. “Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.” – George Addai


131. “Don’t let what you can’t do interfere with what you can do.” – Unknown


132. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”


133. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” —Abraham Lincoln


134. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis


135. “Learn as if you will live forever, live like you will die tomorrow.” — Mahatma Gandhi


136. “Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.” —Yoda


137. The problem with doing nothing is that you never know when you’re finished. – Groucho Marx


138. “You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.”


139. “When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED.”


140. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” —Helen Keller


141. “Someday is not a day of the week.” —Janet Dailey


142. “I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I’m changing the things I cannot accept.” – Angela Davis


143. You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. —Mahatma Gandhi


144. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape. ―Charles Dickens, Great Expectations


145. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


146. Imitation is suicide. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


147. “Work, love and play are the great balance wheels of man’s being.”


148. “Love your family, work super hard, live your passion.” — Gary Vaynerchuk


149. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote


150. “You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.”


151. “Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier


152. Genius is born—not paid. —Oscar Wilde


153. “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda


154. “Any damn fool can beg up some kind of job; it takes a wise man to make it without working.” – Charles Bukowski


155. “You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” – Jim Rohn


156. “All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.” —Ellen Glasgow


157. “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together” – Vincent Van Gogh


158. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” -Henry Ford, businessman


159. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln


160. “It might not be easy but it’ll be worth it.” – Unknown


161. There are no two words in the English language more harmful than “good job.” —Terence Fletcher, Whiplash


162. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer


163. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.” – Muhammad Ali


164. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” —Jennifer Lopez


165. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” – Indira Gandhi


166. “Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get.” ―W. P. Kinsella


167. If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. —John Quincy Adams


168. “Do the best you can. No one can do more than that.” ―John Wooden


169. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.”


170. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” —Winston Churchill


171. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” – Confucius


172. “Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.” — Tom Lehrer


173. “I would rather die of passion than of boredom.” —Emile Zola


174. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” – Suzy Kassem


175. “When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.”


176. “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.”


177. “Ignorance is always afraid of change.” —Jawaharlal Nehru


178. If you hit the target every time, it’s too near or too big. —Tom Hirshfield


179. Getting paid to sleep... that's my dream job.​ –Unknown


180. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves.” -Chanakya, teacher


181. When you constrain freedom, freedom will take flight and land on a windowsill. ― Ai Weiwei


182. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves.” – Chanakya


183. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. —Thomas A. Edison


184. Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. — Carl Sagan


185. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller


186. “I never dreamt of success. I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder


187. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt


188. “Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day.” ― George Allen Sr.


189. “You are not your resume, you are your work.” -Seth Godin, Author


190. “If today you are a little bit better than you were yesterday, then that’s enough.” – David A. Bednar


191. “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden


192. “There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.”


193. I work for myself, which is fun. Except when I call in sick, I know I'm lying. - Rita Rudner


194. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”


195. “You can have it all. You just can’t have it all at once.” -Oprah Winfrey, media mogul


196. “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”


197. “Don’t think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.” —Robert Orben


198. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.” —Mia Hamm


199. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it’s yours. —Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged


200. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” -Banksy, artist


201. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell


202. Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler. —Albert Einstein


203. Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.— Conan O’Brien


204. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.” —Isabel Allende


205. “I didn’t get there by wishing for it, but by working for it.” – Estee Lauder


206. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” -Stephen Covey, author


207. “If you must work hard, work hard to find a smart solution.” — Alexander Woo


208. “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.”


209. “The individual who says it is not possible should move out of the way of those doing it.” — Tricia Cunningham


210. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi


211. “Engaging the hearts, minds, and hands of talent is the most sustainable source of competitive advantage.”


212. “I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done.” —Lucille Ball


213. “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”


214. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi


215. “Do less, be more.”


216. “If you realized you work too many hours, make a commitment to leave work half an hour earlier this week.” ― Tsang Lindsay


217. People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day! — Anonymous


218. “Don't wait. The time will never be just right.”


219. “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.”


220. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison, inventor


221. “Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.” —Frank Herbert


222. “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you someone who has never achieved much.”


223. “As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter for shame, but for learning.” -Margaret Heffernan


224. “Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” —Pablo Picasso


225. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” – Harry Golden


226. “‘Go and get your things,’ he said. ‘Dreams mean work.'” – Paulo Coelho


227. “Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality” — Les Brown


228. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” — Zig Ziglar


229. “The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.”


230. “If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.”


231. “It is hard work and great art to make life not so serious.”


232. “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.” ―Epicurus


233. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lou Holtz


234. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” —John Quincy Adams


235. “If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.”


236. “When you are inspired in your work, everything seems to fall into place.” ― Wayne Dyer


237. Doing nothing is very hard to do… you never know when you're finished. — Leslie Nielsen


238. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher


239. If hard work is the key to success, most people would rather pick the lock. — Claude McDonald


240. “The best way out is always through.”


241. “Don't bunt. Aim out of the ballpark. Aim for the company of immortals.” ―David Ogilvy


242. If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing. — Ernest Hemingway


243. “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” —Thomas Fowell Buxton


244. “Do not whine... Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.”


245. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” —John F. Kennedy


246. “A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.”


247. Education cost money. But then again so does ignorance. – Sir Claus Moser


248. Sometimes I spend the whole meeting wondering how they got the big meeting table through the door. — Anonymous


249. “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin


250. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” —Oprah Winfrey


251. “If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.”


252. Failure it appears is not the regret that haunts most people; it is the choice not to risk failure at all. ― Dr. John Izzo


253. “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” —Rupert Murdoch


254. Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit. — George Carlin


255. “Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you are done.” – Unknown


256. “Failure defeats losers, but it inspires winners.” —Robert T. Kiyosaki


257. “Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.” – Virginia Burden


258. “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” ― Paulo Coelho


259. “I can’t imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.” – Edgar Winter


260. Hear no evil, see no evil, and speak no evil—and you’ll never get a job working for a tabloid. – Phil Pastoret


261. You can't build a reputation on what you're going to do. —Confucius


262. “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”


263. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” —Herman Melville


264. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison


265. “The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” –Richard Bach


266. “The most important thing about art is to work. Nothing else matters except sitting down every day and trying.”


267. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder


268. “The future depends on what you do today.”


269. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan


270. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”


271. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”


272. “Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.” – J. Paul Getty


273. “To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.”


274. “Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst.” — Campbell Scott


275. “I”t is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.” –Benjamin Franklin


276. Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. —A.C. Benson


277. “We rise by lifting others” – Robert Ingersoll


278. “You can’t do a good job if your job is all you do.”


279. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.” – Olin Miller


280. “Dream big, stay positive, work hard, and enjoy the journey.” — Urijah Faber


281. “Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.” —Voltaire


282. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” —Mahatma Gandhi


283. There is only one way to avoid criticism. Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing. —Aristotle


284. Never ruin an apology with an excuse. —Benjamin Franklin


285. It is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself. —Spoon Boy, The Matrix


286. “You are not the work you do; you are the person you are.” – Toni Morrison


287. “It’s better to be alone than in bad company.” – George Washington


288. “Intellect is the power tool of our separateness. The intuitive, compassionate heart is the doorway to our unity.” – Ram Dass


289. I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday. — Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the U.S.


290. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis


291. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” —Newt Gingrich


292. Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there. — Will Rogers


293. “Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” —Lyndon Johnson


294. “To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.” – Pearl S. Buck


295. “If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.”


296. “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.”


297. If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still do it. — Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX


298. “Apparently I lack some particular perversion which today's employer is seeking. ”


299. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” — Stephen R. Covey


300. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”


301. ”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”


302. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” —Dolly Parton


303. Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. —Truman Capote


304. We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. —Plato


305. “Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” – Neil Gaiman


306. “How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you”.


307. “There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.” – Mandy Hale


308. “Don’t work for recognition but do work worthy of recognition.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


309. “A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.”


310. “You will never always be motivated, so you must learn to be disciplined.” – Unknown


311. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”


312. “If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.” – Lemony Snicket


313. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.”


314. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” -Muhammad Ali


315. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”


316. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” — Henry Ford


317. “Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it." —Katherine Whitehorn


318. “You should never ever put yourself down. You are a work in progress; you will make mistakes.” ― Robert Washington


319. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. —Thomas Edison


320. “Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!”


321. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”


322. When I'm inspired, I get excited because I can't wait to see what I'll come up with next. -- Dolly Parton


323. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ―Benjamin Franklin


324. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” —e.e. cummings


325. “You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour.” – Jim Rohn


326. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”


327. “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.”


328. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. —Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


329. “The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.” – Iyanla Vanzant


330. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” -Charles Buxton, writer and politician


331. “In most cases being a good boss means hiring talented people and then getting out of their way.”


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


333. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” — Will Rogers


334. “When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work.”


335. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson, writer


336. Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire. —Johnny Carson


337. “Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life is a great balancing act.” -Dr. Seuss, author


338. “The future depends on what you do today.” — Mahatma Gandhi


339. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein


340. After Monday and Tuesday, even the calendar says WTF. — Anonymous


341. “Iteration is the fundamental basis of all improvement.” – Mark Manson


342. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” – Confucius


343. “Failure of your company is not failure in life. Failure in your relationship is.”


344. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” — Thomas Jefferson


345. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”


346. “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!” ― T D Jakes


347. All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. — Mark Twain


348. “What’s dangerous is not to evolve.” —Jeff Bezos


349. “Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.” —Jon Sinclair


350. “It’s not about better time management. It’s about better life management” — Alexandra of The Productivity Zone


351. “I don't want to do anything. I don't even want to start this day because then I'll just be expected to finish it.”


352. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” — Tony Robbins


353. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.“ —Confucius


354. “The student has goals. The master has systems to reach her goals.” —Maxime Legace


355. Be like a postage stamp. Stick to a thing till you get there. — Josh Billings


356. “One man with courage makes a majority.” – Andrew Jackson


357. Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other. — Walter Elliot, British politician


358. “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.”


359. Claiming your power is an inside job. -- Anonymous


360. If a man smiles all the time, he’s probably selling something that doesn’t work. — Woody Allen


361. Why do people say they wish every day was Friday? If it was always Friday, we'd be here every freakin' day. — Ed Bernard


362. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” —Dale Carnegie


363. If you light a lamp for someone else, it will also brighten your path. —Buddha


364. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”


365. “Fall 7 times, stand up 8.” —Japanese Proverb


366. I've got all the money I'll ever need, if I die by four o'clock. — Henny Youngman


367. “Whatever you do, if you do it hard enough you’ll enjoy it. The important thing is to work and work hard.” — David Rockefeller


368. “Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.” — Paul Coffey


369. Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. —Salvador Dali


370. “You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.”


371. “Work life balance is not an entitlement or benefit. Your company cannot give it to you. You have to create it for yourself.”


372. “As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter for shame, but for learning.”


373. There's no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.​ — David Letterman


374. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” – Ken Blanchard


375. “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.”


376. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” —Will Rogers


377. “When you play, play hard; when you work, don't play at all.”


378. “You don’t have to make yourself miserable to be successful.”


379. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus


380. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Kurt Cobain


381. The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.​ — Stanley J. Randall


382. “Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.” – Napoleon Hill


383. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.”


384. “One day or day one. You decide.” – Unknown


385. “Out of clutter, find simplicity.”


386. “Work like there is someone working twenty-four hours a day to take it away from you.” – Mark Cuban


387. “You should not confuse your career with your life.”


388. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein


389. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” — Will Rogers


390. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost


391. “He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior.” — Confucius


392. One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. — Bertrand Russell


393. Ignorance and fear are but matters of the mind—and the mind is adaptable. —Daniel Kish


394. “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” – Jack London


395. “I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.” —Benjamin Franklin


396. “The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s who is going to stop me.” —Ayn Rand


397. “If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old”


398. “Work is the greatest thing in the world, so we should always save some of it for tomorrow.” — Don Herold


399. Do or do not. There is no try. —Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back


400. Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations. — Dr. Mae Jemison, first Black female astronaut


401. “The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.” ― Oprah Winfrey


402. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich


403. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” —Thomas Edison


404. “If you’re not positive energy, you’re negative energy.” Mark Cuban


405. “Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves.”


406. “A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.” -Jim Watkins, businessman


407. “The only thing standing between you and outrageous success is continuous progress.” — Dan Waldschmidt


408. “I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.” —Don Cheadle


409. Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. —Albert Einstein


410. “Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!“ – David Dweck


411. “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” —Ayn Rand


412. “Acquiring the right talent is the most important key to growth. Hiring was - and still is - the most important thing we do.”


413. So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible. —Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth


414. “I have so much admiration for women who are mothers, who balance family and work.”


415. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” — Thomas Edison


416. “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” — Unknown


417. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” —Maya Angelou


418. “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” – Rumi


419. “Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.” —Mia Hamm


420. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. —Arthur Golden


421. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


422. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.” — Oprah Winfrey


423. “The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” – Jim Hightower


424. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie


425. “I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.” — Charles Lamb


426. “It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.”


427. “Do or do not. There is no try.” — Yoda


428. A baseball game is twice as much fun if you're seeing it on the company's time. — William C. Feather


429. “You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.”


430. The reward for good work is more work. – Francesca Elisia


431. “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” —Joseph Campbell


432. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie


433. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. — Isaac Newton, mathematician, physicist, and author


434. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn


435. “I choose to make the rest of my life, the best of my life.” – Louise Hay


436. “When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.” – Biz Stone


437. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard. – Tim Notke


438. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius


439. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller


440. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


441. Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


442. “To handle yourself use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” -Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady


443. Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance? — Edgar Bergen


444. “The worst walls are never the ones you find in your way. The worst walls are the ones you put there.” – Ursula K. Le Guin


445. “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.” – Abraham Lincoln


446. Like vinegar to the teeth, and smoke to the eyes, so are the lazy to their employers. – Proverb 10:26


447. “No one can arrive from being talented alone, work transforms talent into genius.” – Anna Pavlova


448. Only if we understand, can we care. Only if we care, we will help. Only if we help, we shall be saved. ― Jane Goodall


449. “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.” -Mark Twain, writer


450. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”


451. “You might not have been my first love but you were the love that made all the other love irrelevant”.


452. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” —Babe Ruth


453. “The only limit to our growth is the amount of work we are willing to put in.” ― Eric Thomas


454. “If you can't yet do great things, do small things in a great way.” ―Napoleon Hill


455. “I can and I will. Watch me.” – Carrie Green


456. “The caterpillar does all the work, but the butterfly gets all the publicity.”


457. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ―Mortimer J. Adler


458. “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” — Oscar Wilde


459. “Nothing will work unless you do.” -Maya Angelou, writer


460. An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field. — Niels Bohr


461. “Failure is success in progress.” —Albert Einstein


462. “Work is not man’s punishment. It is his reward and his strength and his pleasure.” – George Sand


463. “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” —Confucius


464. “If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.”


465. “I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.”


466. Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy. – Charlie McCarthy


467. “Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interests you.” – Leigh Steinberg


468. I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do. —Helen Keller


469. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”


470. “Twenty years from now you’ll be more disappointed by the things you did not do than the ones you did.” – Mark Twain


471. “Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” —Albert Einstein


472. “I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton


473. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.” — Tony Robbins


474. “The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.” – Ginger Rogers


475. I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done. — Lucille Ball


476. It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.- Muhammad Ali


477. There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?​ -​Kin Hubbard


478. Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. — Arthur Ashe, tennis player


479. “Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.” -Rumi, poet


480. Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it. —Dwight D. Eisenhower


481. I hate when I lose things at work, like pens, papers, sanity and dreams. – Anonymous


482. “Will it cost me anything?”


483. Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. —Stephen Hawking


484. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ―A.A. Milne


485. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt


486. “We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.” – Madeleine L’Engle


487. “You have to balance your passions, not your time.”


488. What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. – Phyllis Diller


489. I am a friend of the workingman, and I would rather be his friend, than be one. — Clarence Darrow


490. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. —Jon Stewart


491. People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. — George Bernard Shaw, playwright


492. “Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


493. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”


494. Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. —Margaret Mead


495. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” -Martin Luther King, Jr, civil rights leader


496. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill


497. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


498. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. – Scott Adams


499. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”


500. “I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less.”


501. “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” —Thomas Edison


502. “A winner is just a loser who tried one more time.” —George M. Moore Jr.


503. Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity. —Seneca


504. “It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.” – Colin Powell


505. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” -Amelia Earhart, aviator


506. Early to bed and early to rise probably indicates unskilled labor. – John Ciardi


507. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” ―Walt Disney


508. “Failure is the only opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” —Henry Ford


509. “Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” – Conan O’Brien


510. “Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose”


511. “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.” — George Lorimer


512. It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer. — Albert Einstein, physicist


513. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C.S. Lewis


514. If your teacher, coach, or mentor believes you can do something, you’re more likely to do it. — Gwen Moran, FastCompany


515. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” —Frederick Douglass


516. “Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” —Robert Collier


517. “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.” – Pirates of the Caribbean


518. “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.”


519. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it. — Thomas Jefferson, American Founding Father


520. “Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.” -Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, entertainer


521. “You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


522. Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. – Thomas Edison


523. “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” —Melissa McCarthy


524. “Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” —Warren Buffet


525. “...you’ll still be beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren’t so lazy. Goodbye.”


526. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein


527. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson


528. The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen. — Sarah Brown


529. “If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”


530. “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” —Earl Nightingale


531. “Live out of your imagination, not your history.” —Stephen Covey


532. Failure doesn't mean you are a failure it just means you haven't succeeded yet. —Robert H. Schuller


533. “Don’t aim for success if you want it, just do what you love and believe in and it will come naturally.” —David Frost


534. A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B. - Fats Domino


535. A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. — James Joyce


536. People who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more than they do." — Elbert Hubbard


537. “A man succeeds in completing a work only when his qualities transcend that work.” — Cesare Pavese


538. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. ”


539. “A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.” – Nelson Mandela


540. Impossible is just an opinion. — Paulo Coelho, Brazilian lyricist, and novelist


541. “Success only comes to those who dare to attempt.” —Mallika Tripathi


542. “Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.” – Vince Lombardi


543. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso


544. “I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” —Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland


545. “Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.” —Eleanor Roosevelt


546. “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing [themself].” —Leo Tolstoy


547. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James


548. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale


549. “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” – Joseph Barbara


550. The only thing standing between you and outrageous success is continuous progress. — Dan Waldschmidt, business strategist


551. “If you don’t burn out at the end of each day, you’re a bum.”– George Lois


552. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”


553. “If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.” — Michelangelo


554. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.”


555. “When you organize activities, you can weed out unimportant stuff and work more efficiently.” ― Nick Bell


556. “If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.” ―Jim Rohn


557. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson


558. “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”– Isaac Newton


559. “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.”


560. “Coming together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, working together is success.” – Henry Ford


561. “Never allow a person to tell you no, who doesn’t have the power to say yes.” —Eleanor Roosevelt


562. “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” -Harry Truman, president


563. Dreams are extremely important. You can't do it unless you imagine it. —George Lucas


564. “What we fear of doing most is usually what we most need to do.” -Ralph Stripey Guy Emerson, philosopher


565. “Impossible is just an opinion.” — Paulo Coelho


566. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”


567. “Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it’s done right.” —Walt Disney


568. “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” —Zig Ziglar


569. The human spirit needs to accomplish, to achieve, to triumph to be happy. -- Ben Stein


570. “You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.”


571. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie


572. It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. — Babe Ruth, former professional baseball player


573. “You’re blessed if you have the strength to work.” – Mahalia Jackson


574. “The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it. ” ― Roseanne Barr


575. “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity” – Sun Tzu


576. “Failure isn’t the end of the road. It’s a big red flag saying to you ‘Wrong way. Turn around.'” – Oprah Winfrey


577. “Briefly but regularly reviewing how you work will help you to promote clearer thinking in the work itself.” ― Graham Allcot


578. You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. —Jack London


579. “The focus is to find a blueprint you are unhappy with and work out how to change it.” ― Kylie Dunn


580. “Hard work compounds like interest, and the earlier you do it, the more time you have for the benefits to pay off.” — Sam Altman


581. “Motivation comes from working on things we care about.” – Sheryl Sandberg


582. “If it makes you nervous, you’re doing it right.” —Childish Gambino


583. “I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail… a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation.” – Mark Cuban


584. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” —Nelson Mandela


585. Don’t persuade, defend or interrupt. Be curious, be conversational, be real. And listen. — Elizabeth Lesser


586. “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” — Paulo Coelho


587. “When the pain of an obstacle is too great, challenge yourself to be stronger.” – Unknown


588. “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie


589. “So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.” – Norton Juster


590. Fight till the last gasp. —William Shakespeare, Henry VI


591. “You’re only as young as the last time you changed your mind.” —Timothy Leary


592. “Never confuse movement with action.” – Ernest Hemingway


593. “Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.” — Henri Frederic Amiel


594. “Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” – G.K. Nielson


595. Choose a job you love, and you'll never have to work a day in your life. -- Confucious


596. Don't wait for the ideal time to do something. -- Anonymous


597. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. —General George Patton


598. “If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative.”


599. “It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.” – Pablo Picasso


600. “I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.”


601. “It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.”


602. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” -Earl Nightingale


603. “Every champion was once a contender that didn’t give up.” – Gabby Douglas


604. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.” ―Vernon Sanders Law


605. “Forget your excuses. You either want it bad or don’t want it at all.” – Unknown


606. The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time. — Joe Girard


607. “I look on that man as happy, who, when there is question of success, looks into his work for a reply.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


608. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” —John D. Rockefeller


609. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. —Marie Curie


610. “Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.’ – A.C. Benson


611. “Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” – Seneca


612. It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. — Muhammad Ali


613. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi


614. “You can’t have a million-dollar dream on a minimum wage work ethic.” – Unknown


615. You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind. —Irish Proverb


616. “A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.” ― George Meredith


617. The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one. — Oscar Wilde


618. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.“ —Pablo Picasso


619. “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” -Socrates, philosopher


620. Time is an illusion. Lunchtime is doubly so. – Douglas Adams


621. “Dreams are the seeds of change. Nothing ever grows without a seed, and nothing ever changes without a dream.” – Debby Boone


622. My boss told me to start every presentation with a joke. The first slide was my paycheck. - Anonymous


623. If A equals success, then the formula is A = X + Y + Z. Where X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.​ — Albert Einstein


624. “Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.” – Anne Frank


625. “Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.”


626. “Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” — Rumi


627. No man goes before his time—unless the boss leaves early. — Groucho Marx


628. “Practice makes progress not perfect.” – Unknown


629. “The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.” —James Russell Lowell


630. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” —Earl Nightingale


631. I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it. —Lou Holtz


632. “What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” – Lionel from Maid in Manhattan Movie


633. “Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.” ―Jason Fried


634. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Gen. Colin Powell


635. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” -Dalai Lama, spiritual leader


636. “Opportunities don't happen, you create them.” — Chris Grosser


637. “A negative mind will never give you a positive life.” – Unknown


638. “The only one who can tell you “you can’t win” is you and you don’t have to listen.” —Jessica Ennis