50 Inspirational Work Quotes for Employees, Freelancers, and Entrepreneurs

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor April 22nd, 2020 Posted in Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog No comments

If you have a dream, dare to achieve it. Here are favorite inspirational work quotes that will help motivate you in working hard and achieving your dreams. Find something you love or love the work you have. Don’t stop improving or being better, you’ll achieve what you dreamed of if you work hard!

50 Inspirational Work Quotes for Employees, Freelancers, and Entrepreneurs
Johnny Magrippis

Here are inspirational work quotes that will encourage to work hard for your success

1. Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. – Theodore Roosevelt

2. The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more. – Jonas Salk

3. Do the hard jobs first. Easy jobs will take care of themselves. – Dale Carnegie

4. The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope. – Barack Obama

5. 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

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

7. The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. – Vince Lombardi

8. Whatever you do, do it with all your might. Work at it, early and late, in season and out of season, not leaving a stone unturned, and never deferring for a single hour that which can be done just as well as now. – Margaret Fuller

9. It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is a miserable man. – Benjamin Franklin

10. Go and get your things,’ he said. ‘Dreams mean work. – Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

Love your work so you won’t feel much burden but happiness, here are work quotes about it:

11. Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. – Lady Gaga

12. Work without love is slavery. – Mother Teresa

13. Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. – Aristotle

14. Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose. – Leonardo da Vinci

15. All happiness depends on courage and work. – Honoré de Balzac

16. Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

17. The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them. – Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

18. The End of labor is to gain leisure. – Aristotle

19. Work like you don’t need the money. Dance like no one is watching. And love like you’ve never been hurt. – Mark Twain

20. Do what you love. When you love your work, you become the best worker in the world. – Uri Geller

Here are more inspirational work quotes about not stopping or quitting even if it’s hard!

21. Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. –  Conrad Hilton

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

23. Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. – Stephen King

24. As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter of shame but learning. – Margaret Heffernan

25. You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – S. Lewis

26. Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction. – Anne Frank

27. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

28. The hustle brings the dollar. The experience brings knowledge. The persistence brings success. – Boss Simmons

29. Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand. – Oprah Winfrey

30. Don’t stop when you are Tired. Stop When you are done. – David Goggins

Be better, there are lots of room for improvement, here are quotes about it!

31. No matter how much experience you have, how many degrees you have, or how well known you have become — there is always something new to learn. Don’t rest on your past experiences. If you do nothing to improve your skills, you won’t stay where you are. – Laura Spencer

32. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too. – Paulo Coelho

33. Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They’re realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus, and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks. – Elbert Hubbard

34. Life isn’t about yourself. Life is about creating yourself. – George Bernard Shaw

35. Never start a business just to make money. Start a business to make a difference. – Marie Forleo

36. Educate yourself … the more you learn the more you realize; you don’t know. – Lydia Yekalam

37. It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. – Bill Gates

38. We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are. – Max Depree

39. Strive for continuous improvement, instead of perfection. – Kim Collins

40. Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose, instead of the expectations and opinions of others. – Roy Bennet

More inspirational work quotes for you:

41. Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz

42. 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. – Helen Keller

43. Always deliver more than expected. – Larry Page

44. The value of an idea lies in the using of it. – Thomas Edison

45. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. – Golda Meir

46. Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right. – Henry Ford

47. When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue. – Josh James

48. It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. – Scott Belsky

49. However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. – Stephen Hawking

50. Stop chasing the money and start chasing passion. – Tony Hsieh

Be inspired by these work quotes. Feel free to share them and use them as Instagram or Facebook captions. May you do not stop being a better person than yesterday and may you achieve your dreams. It’s not too late nor are you too old to do what you do best and what you are passionate about!​

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