I’m digging deep to find ways to work harder, so I thought I’d gather a list of my favorite hard work quotes.
Working hard is essential to life.
I firmly believe that almost anything is possible in this life, if you’re willing to back your dreams with hard work. I’ve seen miracles accomplished again and again, by people who understand hard work’s value and importance.
Let’s get to work!
- “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” -Colin Powell
- “My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.” -Indira Gandhi
- “There is no substitute for hard work.” -Thomas Edison
- “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” -Thomas Edison
- “Hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but improves its chances.” -B. J. Gupta
- “The greatest weariness comes from work not done.” -Eric Hoffer
- “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” -Theodore Roosevelt
- “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” -Vincent “Vince” Lombardi
- “If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.” -Michelangelo
- “Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.” -Horace
- “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.” -Sam Ewing
- “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” -David Bly
As you’ve grown throughout life, what have you learned about hard work? Who do you know, who works hardest? Do you believe hard work is essential to life?