100 Inspirational Hard Work Quotes

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Someone has rightly said that if you are born poor – that’s not your fault but you die poor – that’s definitely your fault. So the question is what you can do in your life so that you don’t have to die poor, and the answer is hard work.

Hard working man never fails and hard work is all it takes to achieve your goals in life. Working hard is a down payment for bright future. There is no shortcut to success. Trying and working hard is the only key to achieving it; it teaches us discipline, dedication and determination required

Hard work is not just putting in more number of hours per day. Hard work means giving 100% dedication to your work.

Here is the List of Motivational & Positive Hard Work Quotes:

1) “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”

2) “Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.”
– Martin Luther King, Jr

3) “If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.”
– Jim Rohn

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

5) “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence”
– Colin Powell

6) “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come”
-Dwayne Johnson

7) “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

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

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

10) “Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe”
-Gail Devers

11) “We can each define ambition and progress for ourselves. The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our personal passion, talents and interests”
– Sheryl Sandberg

12) “I’m proud of my hard work. Working hard won’t always lead to the exact things we desire. There are many things I’ve wanted that I haven’t always gotten. But, I have a great satisfaction in the blessings from my mother and father, who instilled a great work ethic in me both personally and professionally”
-Tamron Hall

13) “Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.”
– Charles de Lint

14) “The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream”
– Tommy Hilfiger

15) “There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting”
– Hope Hicks

16) “There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.”
– Heather Bresch

17) “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds”
– Gordon B. Hinckley

18) “In baseball and in business, there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened.”
– Tommy Lasorda

19) “Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success”
– Virat Kohli

20) “To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It’s about embracing the pain that you’ll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge”
– Summer Sanders

21) “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them”
– Ben Hogan

22) “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement”
– Matt Biondi

23) “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there”
– Bo Jackson

24) “Whatever you go into, you have to go in there to be the best. There’s no formulas. It’s all about passion and honesty and hard work. It might look glamorous, but it takes a lot of hard work. The blessing with the arts is that you can do it forever.”
– Hugh Masekela

25) “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

26) “Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss”
– Doug Williams

27) “A lot of people have their big dreams and get knocked down and don’t have things go their way. And you never give up hope, and you really just hold on to it. Hard work and perserverance. You just keep getting up and getting up, and then you get that breakthrough”
– Robert Kraft

28) “Sticking to good habits can be hard work, and mistakes are part of the process. Don’t declare failure simply because you messed up or because you’re having trouble reaching your goals. Instead, use your mistakes as opportunities to grow stronger and become better”
– Amy Morin

29) “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat”
– Hershel Walker

30) “It ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”
– Rocky Balboa

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

32) “The nicest people I meet in life are those who work hard for everything they have”
– Ken Poirot

33) “Most people give up when they are about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from the winning touchdown”
– Ross Perot

34) “Luck is great, but most of life is hard work”
– Iain Duncan Smith

35) “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

36) “Success is three parts hard work and one part serendipity”
– Ken Poirot

37) “I’ve missed more than 9,000 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

38) “You just have to find that thing that’s special about you that distinguishes you from all the others, and through true talent, hard work, and passion, anything can happen”
– Dr. Dre

39) “If you have a dream, it’s definitely achievable through hard work, through dedication, sacrifice, everything”
– Carli Lloyd

40) “Our people must once again realize that it is only hard work and excellence that leads to wealth creation”
– Sunday Adelaja

41) “Every time you stay out late; every time you sleep in; every time you miss a workout; every time you don’t give 100% – You make it that much easier for me to beat you”
– Unknown

42) “Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat”
– Robert Griffin III

43) “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off”
– Kevin Hart

44) “Enjoy life, study hard, play hard, be kind to other people, set high standards, and don’t be afraid to say ‘No'”
– Nia Long

45) “The best way to learn is by doing. The only way to build a strong work ethic is getting your hands dirty”
– Alex Spanos

46) “Preparation to success is hard work of daily practice with improvement”
– Millie Dewitt

47) “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle”
– Abraham Lincoln

48) “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all”
– Sam Ewing

49) “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

50) “Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but without it you don’t have a chance”
– Alex Rodriguez

51) “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work”
– Stephen King

52) “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work”
– Colin Powell

53) “What you don’t sweat out when you’re young will turn into tears when you’re old”
– Japanese Proverb

54) “Work and you’ll get what you need; work harder and you’ll get what you want”
– Prabakaran Thirumalai

55) “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it”
– Thomas Jefferson

56) “Don’t give up. The beginning is always the hardest. Life rewards those who work hard at it”
– Unknown

57) “Without hard work and discipline it is difficult to be a top professional”
– Jahangir Khan

58) “I believe that we all have a responsibility to give back. No one becomes successful without lots of hard work, support from others, and a little luck. Giving back creates a virtuous cycle that makes everyone more successful”
– Ron Conway

59) “To achieve what 1% of the world’s population has, you must be willing to do what only 1% dares to do”
– Manoj Arora

60) “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work”
– Calvin Coolidge

61) “Hard work opens doors and shows the world that you are serious about being one of those rare – and special – human beings who use the fullness of their talents to do their very best”
-Robin S. Sharma

62) “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense”
– Thomas A. Edison

63) “Do the good work, with the resources you have”
– Lailah Akita

64) “No one understands and appreciates the American Dream of hard work leading to material rewards better than a non-American”
– Anthony Bourdain

65) “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there”
– Haile Gebrselassie

66) “Smart work is also important but it is not replacement for hard work”
– Prabakaran Thirumalai

67) “We always see other’s wealth & lifestyle. But should not neglect their hard work as well”
– Gargi

68) “For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work”
– Jessica Savitch

69) “Honestly, it’s not the medals that I feel so proud of. It’s the way I conducted myself as an athlete, the hard work that I put forward”
– Kyle Shewfelt

70) “The basic skills of leaders are always the same: be driven by a deeper purpose, be a human being, have a passion for what you do, and it’s also about hard work and ethics”
– Paul Polman

71) “The three ordinary things that we often don’t pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty”
– Azim Premji

72) “I believe that anyone can be what they want to be; it just comes down to hard work”
– Kiesza

73) “No one creates a perfect resume on their first try”
– Matthew Cross

74) “The enthusiasm to work hard and endless determination is the two great skills for success”
– Lailah Akita

75) “It’s important that young people know about the struggles we faced to get to the point we are today”
– Amelia Robinson

76) “There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance”
– Cesar Chavez

78) “There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time”0
– Lauren Conrad

79) “Belief, hard work, love – you have those things, you can do anything”
– Mitch Albom

80) “I have learned that raising children is the single most difficult thing in the world to do. It takes hard work, love, luck, and a lot of energy, and it is the most rewarding experience that you can ever have”
– Janet Reno

81) “Everything seems better when we have to work to get it”
– Gertrude Warner

82) “I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work”
– Greg Behrendt

83) “It is easy to make promises – it is hard work to keep them”
– Boris Johnson

84) “Talent! There’s no such thing as talent. What they call talent is nothing but the capacity for doing continuous hard work in the right way”
– Winslow Homer

85) “Everything worthwhile in life is attained through hard work”
– Dennis Prager

86) “I can say the willingness to get dirty has always defined us as an nation, and it’s a hallmark of hard work and a hallmark of fun, and dirt is not the enemy”
– Mike Rowe

87) “I don’t rely on feng shui. I believe hard work brings us good luck and success”
– John Gokongwei

88) “You know what’s worse than not working hard? Working hard in the wrong direction”
– Mark Fahmy

89) “Fight if you must, work hard, give your best but never quit in the face of difficulty”
– Sanchita Pandey

90) “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near”
– Margaret Thatcher

91) “A positive mindset alone in the absence of hard work will get you nowhere”
– Ken Poirot

92) “Being a boss takes guts and tenacity. Being a boss takes hustle and strength. Getting to the level of boss takes hard work – often times, harder than our male counterpoint because in many industries, we’re fighting our way into a boys’ club”
– Rachel Hollis

93) “Whatever you have not strived hard to achieve will not strive hard to fade”
– Isrealmore Ayivor

94) “If you wait for the mango fruits to fall, you’d be wasting your time while others are learning how to climb the tree”
– Michael Bassey Johnson

95) “I don’t have any formula. I just work with my heart, putting in a lot of hard work”
– Ranbir Kapoor

96) “The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods”
– Maxine Hong Kingston

97) “When you’re tired, sleep. Don’t watch stupid tv or play games on your phone”
– Maggie Stiefvater

98) “Nothing is going to work out unless you step up and make it happen”
– Auliq Ice

99) “I learned you’re going to have to start from the ground up, and honestly, it starts with hard work, hard work in the offseason, and no shortcuts really”
– Jared Goff

100) “Hard work makes you feel good because you have accomplished something”
– Alcurtis Tumer

We hope you liked these inspirational quotes about working hard in your life. We recommend you to also read the inspirational quotes about failure

If you want to achieve anything in life, you need to have confidence in yourself and work really hard to make the things happen. Great and encouraging workplace motivational quotes will help you to boost your spirit but at the end you need to put in the work required. Go get it

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