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60 Hard work quotes

It is likely that you have landed on this page for some inspiration to achieve success and we are certain that these 60 Hard Work Quotes will help to give you a boost. It is easy to feel de-motivated, and we’ve all been there, but as these quotes about hard work demonstrate, nothing worth having comes easy.

To stand out from the rest, to achieve your goals, and to thrive; working hard pays off and will make you stand out above the rest. Whether you’re a business owner or working in a 9-5, these phrases about the daily grind are sure to have you motivated.

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1. “A lot of hard work is hidden behind nice things.” – Ralph Lauren

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2. “Work hard, have fun, make history.” – Jeff Bezos

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3. “It’s not about perfection, it is about hard work and persistence.” – Unknown

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4. “The thing about working hard, is that it is hard work, but worth it.” – Unknown

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5. “Hard working people recognize opportunities in challenges.” – Unknown

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6. “Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Notke

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7. “Working hard, with purpose, is the secret of successful people.” – Unknown

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8. “Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” – Virat Kohil

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9. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” – Colin Powell

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10. “You will never regret being hard working, especially if it is in the direction of your dreams.” – Unknown

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11. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense.” – Thomas Edison

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12. “Hard workers know that laziness has a short term pay off, but hard work leads to long term success.” – Unknown

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13. “Hard work always pays off, whatever you do.” – Dustin Lynch

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14. “When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn’t an option. It is a necessity.” – Steve Pavlina

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15. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele

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16. “Being hard working consistently, is a big key to success.” – Unknown

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17. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is hard work.” – Stephen King

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18. “With hard work and effort, you can achieve anything.” – Antoine Griezmann

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19. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

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20. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi

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21. “Hard work will take you to the top. But talent will only bring you to the door.” – Unknown

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22. “It’s not about money or connection — it’s the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone.” – Mark Cuban

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23. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean

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24. “No matter how hard you work, someone else is working harder.” – Elon Musk

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25. “I learned the value of hard work by working hard.” – Margaret Mead

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26. “If you are willing to work hard and ask lots of questions, you can learn business pretty fast.” – Steve Jobs

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27. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson

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28. “Working hard becomes a habit, a serious kind of fun. You get self-satisfaction from pushing yourself to the limit, knowing that all the effort is going to pay off.” – Unknown

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29. “The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.” – Alexander Graham Bell

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30. “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda

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31. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is hard work.” – Stephen King

32. “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson

33. “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort.” – Jillian Michaels

34. “Visualization works if you work hard. That’s the thing. You can’t just visualize and go eat a sandwich.” – Jim Carrey

35. “I work hard because I love my work.” – Bill Gates

36. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey

37. “We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.” – Benjamin Franklin

38. “Without labor, nothing prospers.” – Sophocles

39. “Without hard work and discipline, it is difficult to be a top professional.” – Jahangir Khan

40. “What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” – Margaret Thatcher

41. “If you work hard enough and assert yourself and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.” – Malcolm Gladwell

42. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Unknown

43. “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” – Malcolm Forbes

44. “If you can’t excel with talent, triumph with effort.” – Dave Weinbaum

45. “Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice.” – Henry Ford

46. “Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.” – Robert Half

47. “Men die of boredom, psychological conflict, and disease. They do not die of hard work.” – David Ogilvy

48. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford

49. “For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.” – Jessica Savitch

50. “Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to beat.” – Robert Griffin

51. “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

52. “Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.” – Ray Kroc

53. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” – Ariana Huffington

54. “Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.” – Iain Duncan Smith

55. “Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work.” – Peter F. Drucker

56. “We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” – Ariana Huffington

57. “I will wake up tomorrow and all my hard work will look like an overnight success.” – CV Pillay

58. “I’ve read something that Bill Gates said about six months ago. He said, ‘I worked really, really hard in my 20s.’ And I know what he means because I worked really, really hard in my 20s too. Literally, you know, 7 days a week, a lot of hours every day. And it actually is a wonderful thing to do, because you can get a lot done. But you can’t do it forever, and you don’t want to do it forever, and you have to come up with ways of figuring out what the most important things are and working with other people even more.” – Steve Jobs

59. “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” – Unknown

60. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich