"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."
"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And 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. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it."
- Steve Jobs
"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
"Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better."
- John Carmack
"I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific."
- Lily Tomlin
Maria Corte Maidagan
"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar."
- Drew Carey
"Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did."
- Newt Gingrich
"Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come."
- Dwayne Johnson
Ana Gomez Bernaus
"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."
"If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, what is the significance of a clean desk?"
- Laurence J. Peter
"Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers."
- Robin S. Sharma
"I'm a big believer in personal responsibility. My life wasn't always peaches and roses. Where I am today is through a belief in hard work and never saying no."
- Steve Wilkos
"To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone."
- Reba McEntire
"Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something."
- Robert A. Heinlein
"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday."
- Don Marquis
"If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved."
- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
"Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don't give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm and genuine people."
- Tena Desae
Edward Kinsella III
"People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do."
- Isaac Asimov
"Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired."
- Jules Renard
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."
- Colin Powell
"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity."
- Calvin Coolidge
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."
- Douglas Adams
"I believe in work, hard work, and long hours of work. Men do not breakdown from overwork, but from worry and dissipation."
- Charles Evans Hughes
"Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."
- Vince Lombardi
"I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being."
- Theodore Roosevelt
"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."
- Kevin Eubanks
"The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work."
- Thomas A. Edison
"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Pope Paul VI
"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity."
- Thor Heyerdahl
"I like to work hard and see the results of my hard work."