143 Inspirational Quotes For Work to Encourage  Success and Boost Your Motivation in 2022

Are you in search of that perfect quote that will motivate you to do better at work?

In a constantly changing world, full of challenges, multitasking, and plenty of stress, it is quite difficult to keep up with everything that we have to do. Perhaps you need just a little inspiration to keep going?

What do we need to become more efficient and overcome life obstacles then?

We need a BOOST in our PRODUCTIVITY!

On the one hand, your self-motivation helps you to build enthusiasm, it also supports you in gaining new skills, strengthens your relationships, provides you the energy for you to uplift your learning possibilities, gets you through hard times and grants you the leadership skills you need.

On the other hand, inspiration fuels social changes advance you in your career, and surely, boosts your productivity.

Have you been searching for a suitable quote to succeed at work? Perhaps it’s just an inspiration you need to keep going?

We got you covered! We believe that the list of 143 inspirational quotes we have chosen, gives you plenty of motivation and empowers you and/or your team to achieve your goals!

And last, but not least, we believe that these quotes will motivate you to return to them again, to source new inspiration in a world of changing priorities and tasks.

Sometimes you may need to be encouraged to perform some of the unwanted daily tasks, another day you may find yourself seeking more focus or you just need to prioritize something. Despite the prevailing circumstances, our list will remain here to inspire your success and to let you become prosperous in life.

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1. “The most effective way to do it, is to do it.” /Amelia Earhart/

2. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” /Stephen Covey/

3. “You can have results or excuses. Not both.” /Arnold Schwarzenegger/

4. “You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.” /Sammy Davis Jr/

5. “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” /Abraham Lincoln/

6. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act. But a habit.” /Aristotle/

7. “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” /Lao Tzu/

8. “Think of many things, do one.” /Portuguese proverb/

9. “If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.” /Anita Roddick/

10. “If you have time to whine, then you have time to find a solution.” /Dee Dee Artner/

11. “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” /Henry Ford/

12. “It’s our choices…that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” /J. K. Rowling/

13. “The only day to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible” /Arthur C. Clarke/

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

15. “Luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” /Oprah Winfrey/

16. “Everything you can imagine is real.” /Pablo Picasso/

17. “You only get one chance at life and you have to grab it boldly.” /Bear Grylls/

18. “Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” /Eleanor Roosevelt/

19. “I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” /John Cage/

20. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” /Confucius/

21. “Live, love, laugh, leave a legacy.” /Stephen Covey/

22. “Always deliver more than expected.” /Larry Page/

23. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” /Elon Musk/

24. “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” /Mark Twain/

25. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend first four sharpening the axe. “/Abraham Lincoln/

26. “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” /Warren Buffett/

27.  “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” /John C. Maxwell/

28. “How wonderful is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. “ /Anne Frank/

29. “Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live.” /Anne Sweeney/

30. “You can do anything, but not everything. Prioritize better.” /David Allen/

31. “Progress has little to do with speed, but much to do with direction.” /Timber Hawkeye/

32. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” /Arthur Ashe/

33. “You have the power on your mind, not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” /Marcus Aurelius/

34. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into visible.” /Tony Robbins/

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35. “If a mind thinks with a believing attitude, one can do amazing things.” /Norman Vincent Peale/

36. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.’” /Woody Allen/

37. “Your goal should be just out of reach. But not out of sight.” /Remi Witt/

38. “If you are not where you want to be, do not quit. Instead reinvent yourself and change your habits.” /Eric Thomas/

39. “You must want to be a butterfly so badly, you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” /Trina Paulus/

40. “Not knowing you can’t do something is sometimes all it takes to do it.” /Ally Carter/

41. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” /Alice Walker/

42. “I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you’re on it.” /Johnny Depp/

43. “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” /Meister Eckhart/

44. “Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities.” /Sophia Amoruso/

45. “How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” /Yvon Chouinard/

46. “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” /Maya Angelou

47. “Someday is not a day of the week.” /Janet Dailey/

48. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” /Tim Ferriss/

49. “Do or do not. There is no try.” /Yoda/

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50. “There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.” /Alan Cohen/

51. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” /Japanese proverb/

52. “Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.” /Leo Babauta/

53. “Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life.” /Cheryl Strayed/

54. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” /John Quincy Adams/

55. “A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.” /Ayn Rand/

56. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.” /A. P. J. Abdul Kalam/

57. “Someone, at some point, came up with this very bad idea that an ordinary individual couldn’t make a difference in the world. I think that’s just a horrible thing.” /John Skoll/

58. “Work harder on you than everyone else and you will become unusually successful.” /Dani Johnson/

59. “Self-esteem comes from achieving something important when it’s hard to do.” /Clayton M. Christensen/

60. “There’s no abiding success without commitment.” /Tony Robbins/

61. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” /Stephen Covey/

62. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” /Paulo Coelho /

63. “Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.” /Miguel De Unamuno/

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64. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” /T. S. Eliot/

65. “Don’t justify your dreams, execute on them.” /Gary Vaynerchuk/

66. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” /Mark Twain/

67. “Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” /Joshua J. Marine/

68. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” /Oprah Winfrey/

69. “If something’s important enough, you should try.” /Elon Musk/

70. “Nothing is a mistake. There’s no win and no fail. There’s only make.” /Corita Kent/

71. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” /Steve Jobs/

72. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” /Zig Ziglar/

73. “Mastery of life is not a question of control, but of finding a balance between human and being.” /Eckhart Tolle/.

74. “Don’t count the days, make the days count.” /Muhammad Ali/ (Also reference from Skepta – Hold on = I never count the days, I make the
days count.©)

75. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?” /Ayn Rand/

76. “Forget the past and live in the present hour.” /Sarah Knowles Bolton/

77. “Ordinary people think merely of spending time, great people think of using it.” /Arthur Schopenhauer/

78. “The more you eliminate the inefficient use of information, the better it is for productivity.” /Mitch Kapor/

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79. “The essence of self-discipline is to do the important thing rather than the urgent thing.” /Barry Werner/

80. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” /Colin Powell/

81. “There’s no abiding success without commitment.” /Tony Robbins/

82. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” /Harriet Beecher Stowe/

83. “I see the invisible. I believe the incredible. I attempt the impossible.” /Robert Schuller/

84. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” /William Faulkner/

85. “If plan “A” doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan.” /Claire Cook/

86. “The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” /Robert Greene/

87. “You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” /Marianne Williamson/

88. “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.” /Confucius/

89. “Self-esteem comes from achieving something important when it’s hard to do.” /Clayton M. Christensen/

90. “Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them.” /Unknown/

91. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take.” /Wayne Gretzky/

92. “Nothing is less productive than to make more efficient what should not be done at all.” /Peter Drucker/

93. “I need not wait for I have the power to choose my own destiny.” /Og Mandino/

94. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” /Gandhi/

95. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. “/Dolly Parton/

96. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.” /Ann Landers/

97. “If you dwell on the past or future, you will miss the moment.”/Rumi/

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98. “It is possible to commit no mistakes and still lose. That is not a weakness; that is life.”/Jean-Luc Picard/

99. “Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come.”/Mario Quintana/

100. “Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. Both. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me.” /Michael Scott/

101. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” /Winston Churchill/

102. “Courage is like a muscle – we strengthen it by use. “ /Ruth Gordon/

103. “To be successful you have to enjoy doing your best while at the same time contributing to something beyond yourself.” /Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi/

104. “Build your own dreams, or someone else will hire you to build theirs.” /Farrah Gray/

105. “The best way to improve your self-control is to see how and why you lose control.” /Kelly McGonigal/

106. “Stop waiting. The time will never be perfect. Things will always pop up. The best time to start is always now.” /Anonymous/

107. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” /Robert Schuller/

108. “We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” /Herb Kelleher/

109. “Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.” /Neil Gaiman/

110. “So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.” /Norton Juster/

111. “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.” /Oscar Wilde/

112. “The power of imagination makes us infinite.” /John Muir/

113. “Self – trust is the first secret to success.” /Ralph Waldo Emerson/

114. “Nothing becomes dynamic until it becomes specific.” /Dani Johnson/

115. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” /Jimmy Johnson/

116. “Every exit is an entry somewhere else.” /Tom Stoppard/

117. “Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life.” /Cheryl Strayed/

118. “If you look for perfection, you will never be content.” /Leo Tolstoy/

119. “Nothing is impossible; the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” /Audrey Hepburn/

120. “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.” /Pele/

121. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” /Rumi/

122. “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” /Dr. Seuss/

123. “Dream big and dare to fail.” /Norman Vaughan/

124. “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” /Benjamin Franklin/

125. “You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” /Zig Ziglar/

126. “If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.” /Elon Musk/

127. “It’s always the hard part that creates value.” /Seth Godin/

128. “I like the challenge of trying different things and wondering whether it’s going to work or whether I’m going to fall flat on my face.” /Johnny Depp/

129. “Success is my only option, failure’s not.” /Eminem/

130. “I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” /Jeff Bezos/

131. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work”. /Stephen King/

132. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” /Albert Einstein/.

133. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” /Oprah Winfrey/

134. “ACT. Actions kills procrastination and creates momentum to keep yourself motivated to keep moving ahead.” /Dani Johnson/

135. “Becoming is better than being.” /Carol Dweck/

136. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality time we put in.”/Arianna Huffington/

137. “When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what? “ /Sydney Harris/

138. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” / Bruce Lee/

139. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.” /Scott Belsky/

140. “We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.” /Marie Curie/

141. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!” /T. Harv Eker/

142. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” /Michael Jordan/

143. “At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.” /Erin Cummings/

Finding the proper quote that inspires you might be all you needed to increase your morale and strengthen your productivity throughout the day.

By the end of the day, it is the motivation we choose, that matters the most.

We, at Luxafor, encourage you to combine your inner inspiration along with some additional productivity techniques, for instance, the Pomodoro technique, that will undoubtedly help you in building up your habits to help you prosper. Let’s be productive together!


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