Collection of best quotes and sayings by famous people across the globe to motivate hard work and inspire work ethics.
Hard work is the most important key to success. Achievements without hard work are impossible. An idle person can never gain anything if they sit and wait for a better opportunity to come. The person who is working hard is able to gain success and happiness in life.
Tidbit: As per the data by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that on average, Turkish employees worked an average of 47.9 hours a week in 2016.
- Turkey, 47.9 hours a week.
- Colombia, 47.9.
- Mexico, 45.2.
- Costa Rica, 44.9.
- Chile, 43.4.
- South Africa, 43.1.
- Israel, 40.6.
- Poland, 39.9.
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Best hard-work motivational quotes
These collection of motivating quotes on hard work work, smart work and fulfilling work will help to inspire you in your workplace.
Creative people don’t behave very well generally. If you’re looking for examples of good relationships in show business you’re gonna be depressed real fast. I don’t have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She’s my first priority.
I burned out on AIDS and did no AIDS work for a couple of years. I was so angry that people were still getting this disease that nobody can give you – you have to go out and get it!
I think I should be active politically. Because I look upon myself as a politician. That’s not a dirty work you know. Some people think that there are something wrong with politicians. Of course something wrong with some politicians.
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
The artist is nothing without the gift but the gift is nothing without work.
The conventional definition of management is getting work done through people but real management is developing people through work.
Look I eat really well and I work out but I also indulge when I want to. I don’t starve myself in an extremist way. You’re not taking away my coffee or my dairy or my glass of wine because I’d be devastated.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
The way to work with a bully is to take the ball and go home. First time every time. When there’s no ball there’s no game. Bullies hate that. So they’ll either behave so they can play with you or they’ll go bully someone else.
I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn to open up to work help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It’s not Islam.
One can not be an American by going about saying that one is an American. It is necessary to feel America like America love America and then work.
Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
Having a second chance makes you want to work even harder.
When love and skill work together expect a masterpiece.
Even though worker capacity and motivation are destroyed when leaders choose power over productivity it appears that bosses would rather be in control than have the organization work well.
Hope begins in the dark the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.
The best work is not what is most difficult for you it is what you do best.
Why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me.
It’s plain hokum. If you can’t convince ’em confuse ’em. It’s an old political trick. But this time it won’t work.
I fear my enthusiasm flags when real work is demanded of me.
The idea that to make a man work you’ve got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth not an axiom. We’ve done that for so long that we’ve forgotten there’s any other way.
If I don’t feel confident about my body I’m not going to sit at home and feel sorry for myself and not do something about it. It’s all about taking action and not being lazy. So you do the work whether it’s fitness or whatever. It’s about getting up motivating yourself and just doing it.
God has a plan for all of us but He expects us to do our share of the work.
People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly.
Work and live to serve others to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.
So did I work with Warhol? I worked with him less on that play then I did on other things. He actually did a portrait of my rabbit and some other stuff. Warhol was definitely… Warhol.
I actually may do a musical next year… not one that I’ve written one that I may star in. Plus my concert and other people’s work and all of a sudden you’ve got a very full life.
To work all the time is to be incredibly lucky.
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
Recovery is something that you have to work on every single day and it’s something that it doesn’t get a day off.
People don’t understand that when I grew up I was never the most talented. I was never the biggest. I was never the fastest. I certainly was never the strongest. The only thing I had was my work ethic and that’s been what has gotten me this far.
I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success. But I think people are very jealous about success. I work very hard and they don’t appreciate that.
My work and my family are very important to me.
Some slaves are scoured to their work by whips others by their restlessness and ambition.
Love knows how to form itself. God will do his work if we do ours. Our job is to prepare ourselves for love. When we do love finds us every time.
When a great many people are unable to find work unemployment results.
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
One thing I hope I’ll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.
When times are tough and people are frustrated and angry and hurting and uncertain the politics of constant conflict may be good but what is good politics does not necessarily work in the real world. What works in the real world is cooperation.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one-on-one with another human being and the object is to make them feel so much better and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.
I have made the choices that work best for me. I know I cannot please everyone and that’s fine.
Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle – keep away from children.
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work – but then when you’re working you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you’re with your children you’re thinking about working.
Democrats think the country works better with a strong middle class real opportunities for poor people to work their way into it and a relentless focus on the future with business and government working together to promote growth and broadly shared prosperity. We think ‘we’re all in this together’ is a better philosophy than ‘you’re on your own.’
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. ‘Cause that’s all that matters in the end.
If you want to become a great chef you have to work with great chefs. And that’s exactly what I did.
In order that people may be happy in their work these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
The first condition of education is being able to put someone to wholesome and meaningful work.
Men don’t and can’t live by exchanging articles but by producing them. They don’t live by trade but by work. Give up that foolish and vain title of Trades Unions and take that of laborers Unions.
I’m so wrapped up in my work that it’s often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
I love my wife and I know she loves me. We’re best friends. We’re just lucky to have found each other. It takes a lot of work but I just feel very blessed that I found the right person. It’s a very fortunate situation and not everyone has that.
God gives talent. Work transforms talent into genius.
Don’t ever ever believe anyone who tells you that you can just get by by doing the easiest thing possible. Because there’s always somebody behind you who really wants to do what you’re doing. And they’re going to work harder than you if you’re not working hard.
Men cannot not live by exchanging articles but producing them. They live by work not trade.
The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances and demonstrations for impressions.
Whether for life or death do your own work well.
Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools to be precise and perfect in all their actions.
Better the rudest work that tells a story or records a fact than the richest without meaning.
When large numbers of men are unable to find work unemployment results.
Advertising ministers to the spiritual side of trade. It is great power that has been entrusted to your keeping which charges you with the high responsibility of inspiring and ennobling the commercial world. It is all part of the greater work of the regeneration and redemption of mankind.
My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point. We all got a job where the whole family had to work as security guards and janitors. And I just got angry.
I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis it’s still about the work.
A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work and luck is 90 percent.
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro-life is the extremist position not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where’s the compromise between life and death – and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there’s nothing wrong with them?
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind – and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
Representation of the world like the world itself is the work of men they describe it from their own point of view which they confuse with the absolute truth.
It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
From the depth of need and despair people can work together can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country make sure al-Qaeda didn’t come back and make sure the Taliban wasn’t resurging. It didn’t work out.
I don’t know that there is much the United States can do except work with the international community.
Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
Nature is so powerful so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.
I am trying to show the world that we are all human beings and that color is not important. What is important is the quality of our work.
How can people be so stupid? I marvel at that. See I think you have to work as being ignorant – and if you’re gonna work at being ignorant why not work at being informed?
Millions of young Americans have graduated from college during the Obama presidency ready to use their gifts and get moving in life. Half of them can’t find the work they studied for or any work at all. So here’s the question: Without a change in leadership why would the next four years be any different from the last four years?
God was satisfied with his own work and that is fatal.
Work with some men is as besetting a sin as idleness.
We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.
Think of and look at your work as though it were done by your enemy. I you look at it to admire it you are lost.
Designing is my hobby. If I didn’t do what I do for a living – at some point when I don’t do this for a living – I’ll probably just do design work. I love finding really special pieces of furniture.
I like work it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours.
The only work that will ultimately bring any good to any of us is the work of contributing to the healing of the world.
I do the same exercises I did 50 years ago and they still work. I eat the same food I ate 50 years ago and it still works.
I stayed away from mathematics not so much because I knew it would be hard work as because of the amount of time I knew it would take hours spent in a field where I was not a natural.
I think the one thing this picture shows that’s new is the psychological disproportion of the kids’ demands on the parents. Parents are often at fault but the kids have some work to do too.
God gave us faculties for our use each of them will receive its proper reward. Then do not let us try to charm them to sleep but permit them to do their work until divinely called to something higher.
If you work just for money you’ll never make it but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first success will be yours.
The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.
An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work.
I understand what’s it like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.
If you work hard and play by the rules this country is truly open to you. You can achieve anything.
Inspiration is one thing and you can’t control it but hard work is what keeps the ship moving. Good luck means work hard. Keep up the good work.
Men’s magazines often feature pictures of naked ladies. Women’s magazines also often feature pictures of naked ladies. This is because the female body is a beautiful work of art while the male body is hairy and lumpy and should not be seen by the light of day.
It’s definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But it’s also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don’t know already you will quickly learn who your real friends are.
An honest man’s the noblest work of God.
An honest God is the noblest work of man.
Reality is easy. It’s deception that’s the hard work.
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress.
A large part of acting is just pretending. You get to work with these other great make-believers all making believe as hard as they can.
Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations for the money makers.
The humanists’ replacement for religion: work really hard and somehow you’ll either save yourself or you’ll be immortal. Of course that’s a total joke and our progress is nothing. There may be progress in technology but there’s no ethical progress whatsoever.
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art.
In scientific work those who refuse to go beyond fact rarely get as far as fact.
Every morning I get up and look through the Forbes list of the richest people in America. If I’m not there I go to work.
But I have a good life. I enjoy what I do. I am married to work.
Realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
I give thanks everyday that I’ve been able to take my craziness and make it work for me.
Hard work without talent is a shame but talent without hard work is a tragedy.
Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people but you can’t be two people. Instead you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.
Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves spits on its hands and goes to work.
You’ve achieved success in your field when you don’t know whether what you’re doing is work or play.
I don’t work at being ordinary.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
There may be people who have more talent than you but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do – and I believe that.
I don’t mean to be arrogant and I really appreciate my fans but talking about what I am doing is not something I’m good at. I do what I do and that’s it. I want to get back to my work and do more of it instead of talking about it.
Behaving like a princess is work. It’s not just about looking beautiful or wearing a crown. It’s more about how you are inside.
Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.
It’s hard enough to work and raise a family when your kids are all healthy and relatively normal but when you add on some kind of disability or disease it can just be such a burden.
I know some people say I can be funny. But there is always a deeper meaning to what I say. I am a socialist at heart and have the interests of the poor in mind. When people see how I manage to work my way out of tough situations it gives them hope in their own life.
Join the union girls and together say Equal Pay for Equal Work.
I have so many things to work on and so many ways that I fail. But that’s what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better trying to improve trying to walk closer to God.
I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
It is our best work that God wants not the dregs of our exhaustion. I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there’s a consistency that holds out but is hard to define.
I approach love differently now that I know it’s hard for it to work out.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love to work to play and to look up at the stars.
Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life – learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.
Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.
This has always been a motto of mine: Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
The productivity now at universities is terrible. Tenure is a terrible idea. It keeps them around forever and they don’t have to work hard.
I simply do not distinguish between work and play.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
A big part of who I am is just the way I was raised. Nobody is better than anyone else and if you really work hard you might get lucky and get what you want.
Therefore when I considered this carefully the contempt which I had to fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.
We are infected by our own misunderstanding of how our own minds work.
There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
Instead of asking ‘How much damage will the work in question bring about?’ why not ask ‘How much good? How much joy?’
If you don’t understand that you work for your mislabeled ‘subordinates’ then you know nothing of leadership. You know only tyranny.
According to the U.S. Census the most common reason people give for not voting is that they were too busy or had conflicting work or school schedules.
I guess what I learned the most was to feel lucky with what I have been able to accomplish and what I have and to feel humble about the people I have been able to work with.
Italians know about human nature – they understand human nature perhaps better than anyone else does. They know that people are weak and greedy and lazy and dishonest and they just try to make the best of it to work around it.
Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.
Too much work too much vacation too much of any one thing is unsound.
I have discovered the secret of happiness – it is work either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do the draughts are open and my chimney draws and I am happy.
Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.
To make our way we must have firm resolve persistence tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.
The work of art assumes the existence of the perfect spectator and is indifferent to the fact that no such person exists.
Racism in the first place is a weapon used by the wealthy to increase the profits they bring in by paying Black workers less for their work.
Early to bed early to rise work like hell and advertise.
Intelligence is the ability to avoid doing work yet getting the work done.
I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
The artist must be in his work as God is in creation invisible and all-powerful one must sense him everywhere but never see him.
Football taught me how hard you had to work to achieve something.
You just have to keep trying to do good work and hope that it leads to more good work. I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work and be proud that I tried everything. Yes I want to look back and know that I was terrible at a variety of things.
All the real work is done in the rehearsal period.
I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare yet millions are trapped on welfare. It’s not worth their while going into work.
I just get things done instead of talking about getting them done. I don’t go out and party. I don’t smoke drink or do drugs and I’m not married that leaves a lot of time for my work.
Every job is good if you do your best and work hard. A man who works hard stinks only to the ones that have nothing to do but smell.
I take the work seriously just not myself in it.
If you want peace work for justice.
The great work must inevitably be obscure except to the very few to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something then there’s nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.
I think the American Dream says that anything can happen if you work hard enough at it and are persistent and have some ability. The sky is the limit to what you can build and what can happen to you and your family.
If something is irrational that means it won’t work. It’s usually unrealistic.
But marriage goes in waves. You’ve got to be patient. People bail and give up on their marriages way too early. They just don’t put the work and the effort into it. You’ve got to suck up your ego a lot of times because that can be a big downfall.
I’m Jewish. I don’t work out. If God had wanted us to bend over He would have put diamonds on the floor.
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work some occupation in which he can put his heart and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.
The work goes on the cause endures the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.
Confidence comes from hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
I’m tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn’t work. Of course it doesn’t work. We are supposed to work it.
Let me be a free man – free to travel free to stop free to work.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability 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%.
At 35 I’m definitely starting to feel more like a grown-up than I ever have. There’s nothing in my life that is childish or whimsical. Having fun is fantastic and I never want to lose a sense of that – and also I think you have to have that to put into your work or else it’s going to feel stiff.
Music is for people. The word ‘pop’ is simply short for popular. It means that people like it. I’m just a normal jerk who happens to make music. As long as my brain and fingers work I’m cool.
Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
If you have issues with family friends and people at work try and solve these issues head on so you can move on and concentrate on having the life you want.
The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
We learned about dignity and decency – that how hard you work matters more than how much you make… that helping others means more than just getting ahead yourself.
A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes.
A bachelor is a man who comes to work each morning from a different direction.
The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can’t get work in the movies.
The days you work are the best days.
You can work really hard but if you’re not training in the right way you’re not going to improve and get to the level that you want to.
If a man cannot do brain work without stimulants of any kind he had better turn to hand work it is an indication on Nature’s part that she did not mean him to be a head worker.
I don’t want to die as long as I can work the minute I can not I want to go.
I was a senior in high school when I decided I wanted to work on ants as a career. I just fell in love with them and have never regretted it.
In my heart I’m an Alabaman who went up north to work.
It’s not about how much movement you do how much interaction there is it just reeks of credibility if it’s real. If it’s contrived it seems to work for a while for the people who can’t filter out the real and unreal.
When I work I work very hard. So I look to work with people who have that level of dedication. And I depend on that from everyone. From the director to my crews that I work with.
The work on ants has profoundly affected the way I think about humans.
I can deal with people who watch me on stage but I am not good in communicating with people any other way than through my work.
You don’t have to twist my arm to work.
Oh if I could but live another century and see the fruition of all the work for women! There is so much yet to be done.
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail.
Change is such hard work.
Find something in life that you love doing. If you make a lot of money that’s a bonus and if you don’t you still won’t hate going to work.
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out starting with himself.
The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence – the ability to make yourself work at your craft every day – the belief even in the face of obstacles that you’ve got something worth saying.
I think like any marriage especially when you’ve had divorced parents like myself you want to try even harder to make it work.
Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift the power to work is a blessing the love of work is success!
See winners embrace hard work.
I’m far from being god but I work god damn hard.
I’m very happy. I like my work and the various aspects of it – going around the world teaching the gospel according to St. Albert.
If I go on a diet and work out I’m always in a bad mood. I’d rather be a little heavier but nice.
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