15 Motivational Quotes To Get You Through Your Workday


Work takes up a lot of our lives, so it can be discouraging when we don’t love what we are doing. Sometimes it is up to us to make something good out of a not-so-good situation, and sometimes we just need a change of perspective—the situation is not nearly as bad as we believe it to be. This compilation of quotes is to encourage and remind us all to keep working toward our goals and make the best out of our current situations.


Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
—Earl Nightingale


All things are difficult before they are easy.
—Thomas Fuller


Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.
—Oprah Winfrey


In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.
—Mary Poppins


The future depends on what you do today.
—Mahatma Gandhi


If you don’t build your dreams, someone will hire you to help build theirs.
—Tony Gaskin


Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, some don’t turn up at all.
—Sam Ewing


Show respect even to people that don’t deserve it; not as a reflection of their character, bus as a reflection of yours.
—Dave Willis


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


Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution, and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.


Sometimes you just have to put on lip gloss and pretend to be psyched.
—Mindy Kaling


Focus on being productive instead of busy.
—Tim Ferris


Wherever you are, be all there.
—Jim Elliot


Don’t be afraid to take time to learn. It’s good to work for other people. I worked for others for 20 years. They paid me to learn.
—Vera Wang


Believe in yourself so strongly that the world can’t help but believe in you, too.