Here are some inspirational quotes about work and life. In order to grow and prosper, work is essential. Many people just want to be cozy and comfortable and never really reach beyond what is convenient. This is fine if that’s the life you want to experience. However, if you want more out of life, if you want to see just how far you can go, hard work is essential. Almost everything worthwhile requires us to work hard in order to obtain it.
Here’s a short video about working hard for what you want:
Hard Work Quotes
“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison
“God sells us all things at the price of labor.” – Leonardo da Vinci
“Hide not your talents, they for use were made, what’s a sundial in the shade?” – Benjamin Franklin
“Man surprised me most about humanity. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.” – Dalai Lama
“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius
“In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.” – Leo Tolstoy
“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.” – Buddha
“We must know that we have been created for greater things, not just to be a number in the world, not just to go for diplomas and degrees, this work and that work. We have been created in order to love and to be loved.” – Mother Teresa
“Earning happiness means doing good and working, not speculating and being lazy. Laziness may look inviting, but only work gives you true satisfaction.” – Anne Frank
“Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Unless this love is among us, we can kill ourselves with work and it will only be work, not love. Work without love is slavery.” – Mother Teresa
“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” – St. Francis of Assisi
“Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand.” – Khalil Gibran
“No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.