Work Hard Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old work hard quotes, work hard sayings, and work hard proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It is not enough to have knowledge; one must apply it. It is not enough to have wishes; one must also accomplish it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Become a possibilitarian. No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are, raise your sights and see the possibilities-always see them, for they are always there. Norman Vincent Peale
I haven't failed; I just found 10,000 ways that didn't work. Thomas A. Edison
The secret to success is to be ready when opportunity comes. Benjamin Disraeli
Exceed expectations. We are not driven to do extraordinary things, but to do ordinary things extraordinarily well. Bishop Gore
Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity. Lou Holtz
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction inn knowing that you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. John Wooden
The world makes way for a man who knows where he is going. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our limitations and success will be based most often on our own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon. Thomas Deward
You may have a fresh start at any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not falling down, but staying down. Mary Pickford
We must walk consciously only part way toward our gold, and then leap into the dark to our success. Henry David Thoreau
Step by step. I can't think of any other way of accomplishing anything. Michael Jordan
Plan your work for today and eveyday, and then work on your plan today and everyday. Norman Vincent Peale
The only limit of our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Franklin D. Roosevelt
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity inn every difficulty. Winston Churchill
To win, you have to risk loss. Jean Claude Killy
High expectations are the key to everything. Sam Walton
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Og Mandino
Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to achieving your dreams. Og Mandino
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. Donald Kendall
It takes the hammer of persistence to drive the nail of success. John Mason
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Sir Edmund Hillary
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi
He who stops being better, stops being good. Oliver Cromwell
If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today. Lou Holtz
Every great and commanding movement in the annals of the world is the triumph of enthusiasm. Nothing great was every achieved without it. Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance and sweeps away all obstacles. Claude M. Bristol
Life's most important battle; he defeated the battle of not trying. Robert H. Schuller
Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino
Predetermine the objectives that you want to accomplish. Think big, act big, and set out to accomplish big results. Mark Victor Hansen