100 All Time Best Hard Work Quotes of the Day

  1. “Good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.” – Unknown
  2. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King
  3. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” –  Babe Ruth
  4. “The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!” – Marvin Phillips

  5. “I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” – Margaret Mead
  6. “Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.” – Arnold Palmer
  7. “Nothing worth having comes easy.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  8. “Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.”  – Ann Landers
  9. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
  10. “Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers. “ – Anonymous

  11. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.” –  Vince Lombardi
  12. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” – Thomas Jefferson
  13. “All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work boulevard at some point.”– Eric Thomas
  14. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.” – Mohandas Gandhi
  15. “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda
  16. “The trouble with opportunity is that it always comes disguised as hard work.” –  Anonymous

  17. “Without labor nothing prospers.” – Sophocles
  18. “All the so-called “secrets of success” will not work unless you do.”  – Unknown
  19. “No shortcuts, work for it.” – Unknown
  20. “Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.” – Byron Dorgan
  21. “Working hard is great, being lazy sometimes is great, but failed potential is the worst.” – Campbell Scott
  22. “The world belongs to the energetic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  23. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” – Thomas A. Edison
  24. “The first and the best victory is to conquer self.” – Plato
  25. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs
  26. “Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds‘ worth of distance run.” – Rudyard Kipling
  27. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills
  28. “You just don’t luck into things. You build them step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.” – Barbara Bush

  29. “The first one gets the oyster the second gets the shell.” – Andrew Carnegie
  30. “Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.” –  James F. Byrnes
  31. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them”– Ann Landers
  32. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson
  33. “In a free society, every opportunity comes with three obligations. First, you must seize it. You must mold it into a work that brings value to others. Second, you must live it. Opportunity is nurtured only by action. Third, you must defend the freedom to pursue opportunities. You must embrace these three obligations as if the future of the United States depended on it. In fact, it does.” – Robert C. Goizueta
  34. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” – David Bly
  35. “Nothing will work unless you do.” – John Wooden
  36. “Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem a turned it into an opportunity.” – Joseph Sugarman
  37. “Four things come not back: The spoken word, The sped arrow, The past life, The neglected opportunity.” – Arabian Proverb

  38. “The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day.” – Wayne Gretzky
  39. “A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.” – Guy Kawasaki
  40. “Dreams don’t work unless you do” – John C. Maxwell
  41. “I would rather have one article a day of this sort; and these ten or twenty lines might readily represent a whole day’s hard work in the way of concentrated, intense thinking and revision, polish of style, weighing of words.” –Joseph Pulitzer
  42. “TV’s hard work. I don’t know how the hell Angela Lansbury survived doing ‘Murder, She Wrote’ all those years.” -Christopher Meloni
  43. “The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it’s possible to achieve the American dream.” –Tommy Hilfiger
  44. “I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near.” –Margaret Thatcher

  45. There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.”
  46. –Cesar Chavez
  47. “You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself.”–Alan Alda
  48. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true–hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” –Ray Bradbury
  49. “I watched a small man with thick calluses on both hands work 15 and 16 hours a day. I saw him once literally bleed from the bottoms of his feet, a man who came here uneducated, alone, unable to speak the language, who taught me all I needed to know about faith and hard work by the simple eloquence of his example.” — Mario Cuomo

  50. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.”–Peter Drucker
  51. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” — Louis Pasteur
  52. “Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice.”–Beyonce Knowles
  53. “We live in the kind of society where, in almost all cases, hard work is rewarded.” –Neil deGrasse Tyson
  54. “I can say the willingness to get dirty has always defined us as an nation, and it’s a hallmark of hard work and a hallmark of fun, and dirt is not the enemy.”–Mike Rowe
  55. “I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.”–Maria Bartiromo

  56. “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven played music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”— Martin Luther King, Jr.
  57. “Education, actual learning–it is hard work. It’s very personal. Your parents don’t teach you anything. Your teachers don’t teach you anything. The government doesn’t teach you anything. You read it. You don’t understand it; you read it again. You break a pencil and read it again.” –Dean Kamen
  58. “It’s hard work making movies. It’s like being a doctor: you work long hours, very hard hours, and it’s emotional, tense work. If you don’t really love it, then it ain’t worth it.” –George Lucas
  59. “Composing music is hard work.”–John Williams
  60. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”–Newt Gingrich

  61. “If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.”— Michelangelo
  62. “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.”–Kevin Hart
  63. “My parents had always preached the virtues of hard work. But hard work is one thing; economic struggle is another.”–Sargent Shriver
  64. “I think the thing about that was I was always willing to work; I was not the fastest or biggest player but I was determined to be the best football player I could be on the football field and I think I was able to accomplish that through hard work.” –Jerry Rice

  65. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” –Colin Powell
  66. “I’m a designer, and I work very hard at that. People sometimes want to put down fashion by saying it’s frivolous or superficial, but it’s not that way at all. It’s actually very hard work.” –Donatella Versace
  67. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” — Thomas Jefferson
  68. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”–Stephen King
  69. “Movies are hard work. The public doesn’t see that. The critics don’t see it. But they’re a lot of work. A lot of work.” –Robert De Niro
  70. “My first job was washing dishes in the basement of a nursing home for $2.10 an hour, and I learned as much about the value of hard work there as I ever did later.”–Douglas Preston

  71. “Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work–and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.”–Lucille Ball
  72. “The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses–behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.”— Muhammad Ali
  73. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”— Babe Ruth
  74. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”–Abraham Lincoln

  75. “It’s hard work to make a four-minute program look effortless and elegant.”–Katarina Witt
  76. Performance-wise, you really need to be down in the trenches; you need to do the hard work, for a lot of reasons: To build yourself as a performer, to get a sense of the audience, to work hard and to wonder, ‘Do I really want to do this?'”–Joan Jett
  77. “I think of doing a series as very hard work. But then I’ve talked to coal miners, and that’s really hard work.” –William Shatner
  78. “Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.”–Lou Holtz
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