The Ultimate List of Career Quotes [365+ Quotes to Motivate & Inspire You] (Updated August 2019)

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We all go through challenges in our careers.. don’t we?

Some of us question the career paths we have chosen; while others struggle to secure the right job offers; yet there are others who are discouraged for not landing that promotion.

Regardless of the setback – we all face (or will face) some type of challenge in our careers. 

To help give you a boost or even a tiny dose of motivation – we have compiled a list of 365+ Inspirational Career Quotes

That’s one motivational quote for each day of the year!!

Think of this list as your daily pep-talk. Come to this page. Read these quotes whenever you feel that you are facing hurdles in your job or career. 

No matter who you are – a new graduate, a young professional, or a seasoned professional – we are confident that this list will be useful.

Read on for 365+ Inspirational and Motivational Career Quotes to help you soar in your careers.



“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.”

Bob Dylan

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“He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.” 

George Bernard Shaw

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“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.”

Robert Frost

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“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.”

Hillary Clinton

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“If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.”

Jane Fonda  

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“If you don’t wake up in the morning excited to pick up where you left your work yesterday, you haven’t found your calling yet.”

Mike Wallace

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“Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.”

Tim Ferriss

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“You will never feel 100% ready when an opportunity arises. So just do it.”

Author Unknown

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

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“If you don’t build your dream. Someone will hire you to help build theirs.”

Tony Gaskins

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“Forget the risk and take the fall, if it’s what you want, then it’s worth the fall.”

Author Unknown

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“The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.”

Robert Frost

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“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

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“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”

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“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

Steve Jobs

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“Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

Mark Twain

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“When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are.

All you notice is the person who doesn’t.”

Jodi Picoult

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

Chinese proverb

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“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it.

I’ve never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”

Charles F. Kettering The Ultimate List of Career Quotes [365+ Quotes to Motivate & Inspire You] | CareerMetis.com



“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.”

Vaibhav Shah

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“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

Vince Lombardi

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“The real test is not whether you avoid failure, because you won’t.

It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”

Barack Obama

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“Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent of how I react to it.”

Charles Swindoll

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“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

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“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

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The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than growing with them.”

Bernard M. Baruch

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“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

Stephen Covey

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“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

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“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

Henry Ford

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“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”

Peter Drucker

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“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”

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“Would you like me to give you a formula for success?

It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes.

Make all you can. Because, remember, that’s where you will find success.”

Thomas Watson

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When you work with people whom you like and you admire because they’re so good at what they do, it doesn’t feel like work. It’s like you’re playing.

Stan Lee

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“The most difficult thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity.

The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.”

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“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Vidal Sassoon

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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“Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.”

Farrah Gray

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“Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.”

Carl Bard

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“Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”

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“I would rather die of passion than of boredom.”

Vincent van Gogh

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“A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”

Albert Einstein

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“The successful warrior is the average man with laser-like focus.”

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“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing.

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.”

Leonardo da Vinci

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“If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.”

Booker T. Washington

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“Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless.”

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“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.

I wrote down ‘happy.’ They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”

John Lennon

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“Work like hell. I mean you just have to put in 80 to 100 hour weeks every week. [This] improves the odds of success.

If other people are putting in 40 hour workweeks and you’re putting in 100 hour workweeks, then even if you’re doing the same thing, you know that you will achieve in four months what it takes them a year to achieve.”

Elon Musk

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“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

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“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%.”

Andrew Carnegie

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“If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it – teach yourself to be impatient.”

Gurbaksh Chahal

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

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“Nothing will work unless you do.”

Maya Angelou

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“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

Steve Jobs

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“The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.”

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“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.”

Estee Lauder

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“To be successful, you must accept all challenges that come your way.

You can’t just accept the ones you like.”

Mike Gafka

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“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions.

So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.”

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“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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“Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered — just like any other skill.

Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.”

Barrie Davenport

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“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.

Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”

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“Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries.

They just don’t let these feelings stop them.”

T. Harv Eker

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“You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.”

Dr. Robert Anthony

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“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”

Sir Edmund Hillary

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“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.

If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

Dale Carnegie

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“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”

Thomas Jefferson

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“The best revenge is massive success.”

Frank Sinatra

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“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

Alice Walker

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“If the wind will not serve, take to the oars.”

Latin Proverb

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“Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it .”

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“Go where you are celebrated—not tolerated. If they can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start. “

Author Unknown

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“You are unrepeatable. There is a magic about you that is all your own.”

D.M. Dell

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“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. ”

Marilyn Monroe

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“The future depends on what you do today. ”

Mahatma Gandhi

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“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. ”

Mae West

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“If you’re not the hero of your talent story, you simply become a player in one you didn’t choose. ”

Jay Perry

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“If you find yourself in a hole; stop digging. ”

Sharon Cooke Vargas

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“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.”

Henry David Thoreau

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“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them. ”

Chris Grosser

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“If you can DREAM it, you can DO it. ”

Walt Disney

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“Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it. ”

George Lucas

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“The harder I practice, the luckier I get. ”

Gary Player

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“When one door closes another opens but all too often there is a long hallway in between. ”

Rick Jarow

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“Insist on yourself. Never imitate.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts. ”

Brian White

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 “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. ”

Gore Vidal

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“As long as you’ve got passion, faith, and are willing to work hard, you can do anything and have anything you want in this world.”

Author Unknown

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“If you want to be more productive, then start at the start: get there on time. Whether it is a meeting, a flight, an appointment or a date, it’s important to ensure you are there when you say you will be there.

This may feel like an old-fashioned tip to give, but it has served me well for five decades in business.” 

Sir Richard Branson

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“Be true to what naturally interests you – and be brave enough to turn an obsession into a profession. ”

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“Desperation works in job search as well as it does in dating. ”

Darrell Gurney

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“Good management consists in showing average people how to do the work of superior people”

John D. Rockefeller

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“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. ” 

Steve Jobs

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“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”

Warren Buffett

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“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.

The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. ”

Thomas A. Edison

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“The best way to predict the future is to create it. ”

Abraham Lincoln

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“It is never too late to be what you might have been. ”

George Eliot

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“Everything I’ve ever let go of has claw marks on it. ”

David Foster Wallace

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“A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. ”

Arthur Golden

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“There is no passion to be found in playing small—in settling for a life that is less than you are capable of living. ” 

Nelson Mandela

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“Follow your passion; Do not get married to it, though. ”

Ashok Kallarakkal

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“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.”

Proverb

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“Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy. ”

Author Unknown

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“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time. ”

Anna Freud

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“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night. ”

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“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. ” 

William James

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“I determine to render more and better service, each day, than I am being paid to render.

Those that reach the top are the ones who are not content with doing only what is required of them. ”

Og Mandino

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“Pitting your dream against someone else’s is a fantastic way to get discouraged and depressed. ”

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“Some people make enough, some people don’t, and it has nothing to do with their paycheck. ”

Janene Murphy

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“There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. ”

Aristotle

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“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. ”

Sheryl SandbergThe Ultimate List of Career Quotes [365+ Quotes to Motivate & Inspire You] | CareerMetis.com



“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning. ”

Gloria Steinem

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“A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions. ”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

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“No one can discover you until you do. Exploit your talents, skills and strengths and make the world sit up and take notice. ”

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“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure. ”

Mark Twain

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“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. ”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 “Know the difference between your hobbies and your passions. ”

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“I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work, and be proud that I tried everything. ”

Jon Stewart

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“Whatever you are, be a good one. ”

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“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.

Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too can become great. ”

Mark Twain

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“Hide not your talents, they for use were made;what’s a sundial in the shade?”

Benjamin Franklin

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“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. ”

Seth GodinThe Ultimate List of Career Quotes [365+ Quotes to Motivate & Inspire You] | CareerMetis.com



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

Confucius

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“Begin somewhere. You cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do. ”

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“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. ”

Les Brown

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“If you have time to judge other people, you have way too much time on your hands. Get off your ass and do something meaningful. ”

Shane Gibson

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“I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do. ”

Helen KellerThe Ultimate List of Career Quotes [365+ Quotes to Motivate & Inspire You] | CareerMetis.com



“Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents.

Desire.”

Johnny Carson

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“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ”

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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“Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture the heart. ”

Ancient Indian Proverb

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“When the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, it may be that they take better care of it there. ”

Cecil Selig

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“I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life’. ”

Maya Angelou

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“You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do. ”

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“Work to become, not to acquire. ”

Elbert Hubbard

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“You must understand the following: In order to master a field, you must love the subject and feel a profound connection to it.

Your interest must transcend the field itself and border on the religious.

 Robert Greene

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“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome.

That’s what defines your career. ”

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“Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. ”

Dr. Robert H. Schuller

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“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. ”

General George Patton

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“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

Beverly Sills

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“Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. ”

Charles Bukowski

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“You’ll never make a fortune working for the boss man. ”

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“I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. ”

Gloria Steinem

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

Lou Holtz

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“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

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 “Behind every successful man, there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.”

Bob Brown

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“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.”

Author Unknown

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“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

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“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.”

Sidney Greenberg

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“If you want to improve, be content to be thought foolish and stupid.”

Epictetus

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“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”

Charles Schwab

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“It’s fun doing something that hasn’t been done before.”

Stan Lee

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“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.”

Paulo Coelho

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“Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”

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“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”

Seneca

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“I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.”

Thomas A. Edison

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“If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn’t call it genius.”

Michelangelo

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“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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“Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself; you’ll have inner peace.

And if you have that, along with physical health, you’ll have more success than you could possibly have imagined.”

Roger Caras

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“Our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled.

For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.”

M. Scott Peck

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“People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.”

Andrew Carnegie

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“What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”

Dr. Robert H. Schuller

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“If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would astound ourselves.”

Thomas A. Edison

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You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.”

Oprah Winfrey

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“If you have a talent, use it in every way possible. Don’t hoard it. Don’t dole it out like a miser. Spend it lavishly like a millionaire intent on going broke.”

Brendan Francis

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“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.”

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“You’re happiest while you’re making the greatest contribution.”

Robert F. Kennedy

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“Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise.

Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.”

Cadet Maxim

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If you never want to be criticized, for goodness sake don’t do anything new.

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“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things work out.”

Art Linkletter

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 “Don’t stop until you’re proud.”

Author Unknown

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“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”

Elon Musk

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“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.”

Samuel Johnson

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“Behold the turtle: He only makes progress when he sticks his neck out.”

James Bryant Conant

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“Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees.”

J. Willard Marriott

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“Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn’t stop to enjoy it.”

William Feather

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It is not what happens to you that determines how far you go in life; it is what you do with what happens to you.”

Zig Ziglar

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“If you think your teacher is tough, wait ’til you get a boss. He doesn’t have tenure.”

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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston Churchill

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

Thomas A Edison

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“The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next.

The difference between the two is the difference between living fully and just existing.”

Michael E. Gerber

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“There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.”

Napoleon Hill

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“The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.”

Tony Robbins

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“A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.”

Rita Mae Brown

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“Happy people plan actions, they don’t plan results.”

Denis Waitley

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“You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.”

Diana Ross

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“The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.”

Lee Iacocca

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“The last of the human freedoms: to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

Viktor Frankl

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“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it.

If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

Warren Buffett

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 “We change our behavior when the pain of staying the same becomes greater than the pain of changing. Consequences give us the pain that motivates us to change.”

Henry Cloud

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“A person going nowhere can be sure of reaching his destination.  

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase – just take the first step.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.”

Robert Pirsig

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“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.”

Michaelangelo

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“Where I am today is my starting point. Who I am today is my starting point. My failures and successes of the past, my fears and hopes of the future are all shadows.

Today is my reality, and I’ll use it to create my world.”

Taylor Stevens

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“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.”

Robert Greene

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“It’s better to move forward at a snail’s pace, than backward at any pace.”

Rhonda Begos

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“Make an effort to understand who you are and then have the courage to just be yourself.”

Claudia Sesterheim

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“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

Milton Berle

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“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”

Henry Ford

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“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you until it seems that you cannot hold on for a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time when the tide will turn.”

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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“Trying to do it all and expecting it all can be done exactly right is a recipe for disappointment. Perfection is the enemy.”

Sheryl Sandberg

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“Your career is like a garden. It can hold an assortment of life’s energy that yields a bounty for you. You do not need to grow just one thing in your garden.

You do not need to do just one thing in your career.”

Jennifer Ritchie Payette

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“Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life.”

Cheryl Strayed

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“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”

Japanese proverb

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“Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.”

Thomas Jefferson

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“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

George Santayana

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“One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments.”

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“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”

Benjamin Franklin

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“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.”

Arthur Ashe

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“Do not many of us who fail to achieve big things … fail because we lack concentration — the art of concentrating the mind on the thing to be done at the proper time and to the exclusion of everything else?”

John D. Rockefeller

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“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

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“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities!

Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”

Norman Vincent Peale

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“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”

Sir Richard Branson

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“Do what you have to do, to do what you want to do.”

Denzel Washington

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“Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

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“I’m playing; I’m here. I’m going to fight until they tell me they don’t want me anymore.”

Steve Nash

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“Don’t be afraid to fail. Don’t waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge.

It’s OK to fail. If you’re not failing, you’re not growing.”

H. Stanley Judd

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“Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.”

Author Unknown

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“Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.”

Audrey Hepburn

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“Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true.”

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“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”

Alexander Graham Bell

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“Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.”

Marva Collins

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“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

Robert F. Kennedy

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“Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”

Author Unknown

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“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

Bill Gates

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“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

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“Every experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward.”

Brian Tracy

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