"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
– Albert Einstein
"Work to become, not to acquire."
– Elbert Hubbard
"Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing."
– Theodore Roosevelt
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door."
– Milton Berle
"It is never too late to be what you might have been."
– George Eliot
"Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s levels of aspirations and expectation."
– Jack Nicklaus
“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
"I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions."
– Mahatma Gandhi
"Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs."
– Farrah Gray
"Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it."
– Katharine Whitehorn
"I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it."
– Thomas Jefferson
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."
– Thomas Edison
“Put your good where it will do the most.”
– Tom Wolfe
“I never dreamed about success. I worked for it."
– Estee Lauder
"Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."
– Robert Louis Stevenson
“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.."
– Dale Carnegie
"Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort."
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle."
– Abraham Lincoln
"You will never plough a field if you only turn it over in your mind."
– Irish Proverb
"You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work."
– Stephen King
"There is no traffic jam along the extra mile."
– Roger Staubach
"The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work."
– Harry Golden
“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”
"I learned the value of hard work by working hard."
– Margaret Mead
"Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.."
– Pablo Picasso
"The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it."
– John Ruskin