40 Best Career Inspiration Quotes – #MotivationMonday

40 Best Career Inspiration Quotes – #MotivationMonday

Looking to spread a little digital inspiration on #MotivationMonday – or any day? Pull out that smart phone and get ready to roll – we’ve rounded up 40 totally tweetable career inspiration quotes from some of the world’s most successful thinkers, superheroes, and business folk. Chiming in at 140 characters or less, these inspirational quotes are the epitome of small but mighty!

Tip: Click twitter-bird-16x16 next to any of the career inspiration quotes to tweet it!

1. “Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.” –Robert Collier twitter-bird-16x16

2. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” –Mark Twain twitter-bird-16x16

3. “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” –Napoleon Hill twitter-bird-16x16

4. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsch twitter-bird-16x16


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5. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” –Thomas Jefferson twitter-bird-16x16

6. “We are who we choose to be.” –Green Goblin twitter-bird-16x16

7. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” –Tony Robbins twitter-bird-16x16

8. “Life changes very quickly in a very positive way if you let it.” –Lindsey Vonn twitter-bird-16x16

9. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” –Dr. Seuss twitter-bird-16x16


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10. “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.”  –John F. Kennedy twitter-bird-16x16

11. “Do or do not. There is no try.” –Yoda twitter-bird-16x16

12. “I’m far from being good, but I work damn hard.” –Jay Z twitter-bird-16x16

13. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” –Thomas Paine twitter-bird-16x16


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14. “Well done is better than well said.” –Benjamin Franklin twitter-bird-16x16

15. “I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than attempt to do nothing and succeed.” –Robert Schuller twitter-bird-16x16

16. “Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss.” –The Curious Case of Benjamin Button twitter-bird-16x16

17. “The harder you work, the luckier you get.” –Gary Player twitter-bird-16x16


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18. “I am my own sanctuary and I can be reborn as many times as I choose throughout my life.” –Lady Gaga twitter-bird-16x16

19. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” –Milton Berle twitter-bird-16x16

20. “Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.” –Bill Cosby twitter-bird-16x16

21. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” –Babe Ruth twitter-bird-16x16

22. “You must not only draw right, but also aim your arrow with all your might.” –Henry David Thoreau twitter-bird-16x16

23. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” –Henry Ford twitter-bird-16x16


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24. “If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.” –Jim Rohn twitter-bird-16x16

25. “To begin, begin.” –William Wadsworth twitter-bird-16x16

26. “Sweat equity is the most valuable equity there is.” –Mark Cuban twitter-bird-16x16

27. “Don’t waste your time with explanations. People only hear what they want to hear.” –Paulo Coelho twitter-bird-16x16

28. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill twitter-bird-16x16

29. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson twitter-bird-16x16

30. “Motivation alone is not enough. If you have an idiot & you motivate him, now you have a motivated idiot.” –Jim Rohn twitter-bird-16x16

31. “Don’t put a limit on what can be accomplished.” –Christopher Reeve twitter-bird-16x16


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32. “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” –Walt Disney twitter-bird-16x16

33. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” –Aristotle twitter-bird-16x16

34. “To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.” –Muhammad Ali twitter-bird-16x16

35. “Fortune favors the brave.” –Publius Terence twitter-bird-16x16

36. “Time is the coin of life. Only you can decide how you will spend it.” –Carl Sandburg twitter-bird-16x16


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37. “It is never to late to be what you might have been.” –George Eliot twitter-bird-16x16

38. “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” –Wayne Gretzky twitter-bird-16x16

39. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” –John Wooden twitter-bird-16x16

40. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.” –Eric Thomas twitter-bird-16x16


Which is your favorite career success quote? Do you have any favorite inspirational quotes that aren’t on this list? Share it with us in the comments!

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