Motivational First Day at Work Quotes

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“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. “ Alexander Graham Bell “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” Thomas Jefferson “When we strive to become better than we are, everything 

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around us becomes better too.” Paulo Coelho “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Thomas Edison “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” George Lorimer

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“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson “Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.”  Dalai Lama “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” Henry Ford

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“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” Dale Carnegie “Developing a good work ethic is key. Apply yourself at whatever you do, whether you’re a janitor or taking your first summer job because that work ethic will be reflected in everything you do in life.” Tyler Perry

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“The future depends on what you do today.” Mahatma Gandhi “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” Confucius “Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those 

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who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.”  Gary Ryan Blair “Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Saint Francis “Don’t be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are 

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small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.”  William Patten “Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” Patrick Suskind

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“You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind.” Irish Proverb “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”  Conrad Hilton “This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here 

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and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” Alan Wilson Watts “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”  Martin Luther King, Jr. “Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful 

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people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”  Calvin Coolidge “Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” Joseph Barbara

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“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.” Abraham Lincoln “It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.” Bruce Lee “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” Confucius

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“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” Roy T. Bennett “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” Beverly Sills

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“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”  Francis Chan “Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.” Haile Gebrselassie “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the 

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pebble in your shoe.” Muhammad Ali “Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day, will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor.” Brian Tracy “Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the 

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opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”  Brian Tracy “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” Dale Carnegie “When we long for life without difficulties, 

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remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”  Peter Marshall “The truth is that 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 

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likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” M. Scott Peck “There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them.”  Denis Waitley “Show me a person who has never made

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a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much.”  Joan Collins “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” Maya Angelou “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” Harry Golden

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“The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.”  Barrack Obama The ones who say you can’t are too afraid you will. Nike Take up one idea, make that 

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one idea your life. Think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.  Swami Vivekananda It’s not about money or connections – it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone.  Mark Cuban

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Hard work betrays none. Hachiman Hikigaya There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.  Coco Chanel Success at anything will always come down to this: Focus and effort, and we control both. Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)

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To achieve what 1% of the world’s population has, you must be willing to do what only 1% dares to do. Manoj Arora There is no such thing as work-life balance. Everything worth fighting for unbalances your life.  Alain de Botton The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there 

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on the road, long before I dance under those lights.  Muhammad Ali The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, they while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow What you don’t sweat out when you’re young 

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will turn into tears when you’re old.  Japanese proverb Destiny is for losers. It’s just a stupid excuse to wait for things to happen instead of making them happen.  Blair Waldorf Men die of boredom, psychological conflict and disease. They do not die of 

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hard work. David Ogilvy It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life — and that is why I succeed.  Michael Jordan Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the 

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successful one is a lot of hard work.  Stephen King I never viewed myself as particularly talented. Where I excel is ridiculous, sickening, work ethic. You know, while the other guy’s sleeping, I’m working.  Will Smith Being busy does not always mean real work. 

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The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.  Thomas Edison At dawn, when you have trouble getting out of bed, tell yourself: “I have to go to work — as a human being. 

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What do I have to complain of, if I’m going to do what I was born for — the things I was brought into the world to do? Or is this what I was created for? To huddle under the blankets and stay warm?  Marcus Aurelius I think the thing about that was I was always willing to work; I was not the fastest or biggest player but I was determined to 

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be the best football player I could be on the football field and I think I was able to accomplish that through hard work.  Jerry Rice It’s hard work making movies. It’s like being a doctor: you work long hours, very hard hours, and it’s emotional, tense work. If you don’t really love it, then it ain’t worth it.  George Lucas

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Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.  William A. Ward 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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Shovel today’s challenges for your tomorrow’s freedom. Aniekee Ezekiel I don’t like work – no man does – but I like what is in the work – the chance to find yourself. Your own reality – for yourself not for others – what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.  Joseph Conrad

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Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.  Lou Holtz You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll 

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discover will be yourself.  Alan Alda My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.  Mark Warner To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never

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achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.  Michael Jordan 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 

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pay off. It could be in a year; it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off. Kevin Hart Be prepared, work hard, and hope for a little luck. Recognize that the harder you work and the better prepared you are, the more luck you might have.  Ed Bradley It seems like the world is crumbling 

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out there, but it is actually a really great time in your life to get a little crazy, follow your curiosity and be ambitious about it.  Larry Page I would rather risk wearing out than rusting out.  Theodore Roosevelt Be like a duck, paddling and working hard in the water, but 

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what everyone sees is a smiling, calm face.  Manoj Arora Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work. Gustave Flaubert If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.  Michael Jordan

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The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.  Henry David Thoreau The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.  Louisa May Alcott The human race is a monotonous 

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affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.  Robert Half

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The more I want to get something done the less I call it work.  Richard Bach I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.  Michael Jordan Work as hard as you can. Even though who you work with and what you work on are more

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important than how hard you work.  Naval Ravikant The better your feedback loop, the better your work. Businesses have the market. Novels have the readers. Science has experiments. It’s when the feedback loop is a small group of bosses or peers that quality falls apart.  Naval Ravikant

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Amateurs are busy and tense. Professionals are calm and focused.  Maxime Lagacé A man is not idle because he is absorbed in thought. There is visible labor and there is invisible labor.  Victor Hugo Striving for success without hard work is like trying to 

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harvest where you haven’t planted.  David Bly In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.  Lao Tzu

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Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.  Newt Gingrich If you accomplish something good with hard work, the labor passes quickly, but the good endures; if you do something shameful in pursuit of pleasure, the pleasure passes quickly, but the shame endures. Gaius Musonius Rufus

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“Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore.”  Lady Gaga “All happiness depends on courage and work.” Honoré de Balzac

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“Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.” Gustave Flaubert “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “If you trust in yourself. . .and believe in your 

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dreams. . .and follow your star. . . you’ll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren’t so lazy.”  Terry Pratchett “Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What’s a sundial in the shade?” Benjamin Franklin “The caterpillar does all the work, but the

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butterfly gets all the publicity.” George Carlin “I’ve come to the conclusion that people who wear headphones while they walk, are much happier, more confident, and more beautiful individuals than someone making the solitary drudge to work without acknowledging their own interests and power.” Jason Mraz

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“One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.” Bertrand Russell “Be silent and safe — silence never betrays you; Be true to your word and your work and your friend; Put least trust in him who is foremost to praise you, Nor judge of a road till it draw 

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to the end.”  John Boyle O’Reilly

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