50 Best Quotes about Hard Work

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You may have seen me in movies like 'Fast & Furious' and 'Avatar.' But I wouldn't have been able to do any of that without hard work and determination. You can accomplish anything if you just stay out of trouble and do the right things. - Laz Alonso, Actor

Hard work is the key to success. Our achievements and fulfillment of dreams and goals depend on our dedication, commitment and effort that we put in. While we all realize this fact, there are times when we simply forget it. Instead of striving hard, we rely on our fate and wait for success. Hard work quotes can help us come out of this complacency mode and believe in our abilities. These quotes inspire us to earn our success with the help of our merit and efforts.

It doesn’t matter whether we are children or grown-ups. There are countless hard work quotes that motivate people from all age groups to work hard to reach their objectives in life. These quotes help us to excel in our academics and in our professional life. These quotes have been into existence since time immemorial. After all, all successes of humankind can be attributed to the sole factor – hard work. These quotes play a pivotal role in shaping our present and future. They serve as a constant source of motivation and help us have faith in our capabilities to overcome all hardships and achieve our goals.

One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful. - Thomas Arnold , Educator

Age Quotes, Life Quotes, Men Quotes

What I believe will make my acting career successful going forward is hard work. I like to challenge myself. Then it's the people I meet and choosing the projects I want to work on correctly. There's a lot of characters I can play. - Barkhad Abdi, Somali Actor

Success Quotes, Challenge Quotes, Work Quotes, Character Quotes

A picture of me as this super affable sales guy gets painted, but in actuality, I'm pretty driven by hard work and love working with teams. What people discount is, I grew up in a very small blue-collar town in Massachusetts and have basically scrapped my way career wise. - Tim Armstrong , Businessman

Love Quotes, Work Quotes, Pain Quotes


Grandmasters decline with age. That's a given. There is nothing special about the age of 40, but age eventually takes its toll. That much is clear. Beyond that, it's about how long you can put off the effects and compensate for them. Mistakes will crop in, but you try to compensate for them with experience and hard work. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

Age Quotes, Experience Quotes, Mistakes Quotes

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Wisdom Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Time Quotes, Ability Quotes, Discipline Quotes, Facts Quotes, Judgment Quotes, Mind Quotes

You see, without hard work and responsibility, there is no American Dream. Hard work lays the foundation. Our solidarity makes work pay - for all of us. For the greater good. That's what our vision of shared prosperity is all about. - Richard Trumka

American Quotes, Great Quotes, Responsibility Quotes, Work Quotes, Prosperity Quotes, Solidarity Quotes, Vision Quotes

I am much more wired to be an athlete than anything else. I understand the 'hard work = payoff' equation in sports. I run marathons and I box. And that's my Puerto Rican flag hanging in Freddie Roach's Wild Card Boxing gym. I gave it to him. My last N.Y.C. marathon time I ran in three hours flat. - Kirk Acevedo, Actor

Time Quotes

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. - Colin Powell

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes, Learning Quotes

I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I'm a big shoe girl. - Amy Adams, American Actress

Work Quotes

You may have seen me in movies like 'Fast & Furious' and 'Avatar.' But I wouldn't have been able to do any of that without hard work and determination. You can accomplish anything if you just stay out of trouble and do the right things. - Laz Alonso, Actor

Determination Quotes, Trouble Quotes

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

Opportunity Quotes, Luck Quotes

I'm a realist, not a sugar coater. I believe in always letting people know what their obstacles are. And at the end of the day, I just want to be respected for my hard work. - Tichina Arnold , Actress

Respect Quotes

Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were - David Rockefeller

Success Quotes, Business Quotes, Great Quotes, Discipline Quotes

Autism doesn't have to define a person. Artists with autism are like anyone else: They define themselves through hard work and individuality. - Adrienne Bailon, American Musician

Individuality Quotes

I have a theory that I really want my kids to know - the only coloration that they make between dad being in films and reality is just a lot of people doing a lot of hard work. - Eric Bana

Reality Quotes

I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being. - Theodore Roosevelt, President

Work Quotes, Worth Quotes

I'm a hard worker. I get my hands dirty. - Tori Amos, Musician

Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it. - Andre Agassi, American Athlete

Time Quotes, Work Quotes

I'm a hard worker and I really give to my fans through my shows. - Christina Aguilera, Musician

I work with really hard-working people who are really good at what they do. - J. J. Abrams, Director

Work Quotes

See, winners embrace hard work. - Lou Holtz

The Philippines is strategically located and blessed with the greatest resource: its people, who are hard-working, very loyal, and very adaptive. - Benigno Aquino III , Filipino Politician

Great Quotes

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 , American Actor

Risk Quotes, Wonder Quotes

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Time Quotes, Ability Quotes, Discipline Quotes, Experience Quotes, Facts Quotes, Judgment Quotes, Maturity Quotes, Mind Quotes

It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are. - Christina Aguilera, Musician

I guess it's hard work... whatever the decision is, how to show it to people that aren't necessarily dancers, how to get people to think about more than themselves. - Kyle Abraham, Dancer

Decision Quotes

We continued the hard work of integrating TWA, because at that time we still thought an efficient connecting hub in St. Louis could be a profitable addition to our network. - Gerard Arpey , Businessman

Profit Quotes, Time Quotes, Work Quotes, Thought Quotes

I never thought I was the most beautiful model out there or the most sexy woman, but I was a hard worker. - Carol Alt, Model

Thought Quotes

I try to be straightforward and honest with my kids, and I believe nothing beats good old hard work. - Simon Baker, Actor

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

Love Quotes, Discipline Quotes

Hard work makes easy reading or, at least, easier reading. - M. H. Abrams, Critic

John Kerry believes in an America where hard work is rewarded. - Barack Obama, American President

If you have a government that is elected, they need to do the hard work - because if they don't, they won't be around the next time the ballot box is open. - Abdallah II of Jordan, Jordanian Leader

Time Quotes

Reform is not pleasant, but grievous; no person can reform themselves without suffering and hard work, how much less a nation. - Thomas Carlyle, Philosopher

Reform Quotes, Suffering Quotes

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, Writer

Love Quotes, Time Quotes, Practice Quotes

I've heard of nothing coming from nothing, but I've never heard of absolutely nothing coming from hard work. - Uzo Aduba, Actress

I really practiced hard and got to a certain level of technical proficiency. I overcame some of my limitations. I was a hard-working, dedicated bassoonist, but I have to say I'm not a natural musician. - Nicholson Baker, Novelist

Practice Quotes, Limitations Quotes, Music Quotes

Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter Drucker, Businessman

Intention Quotes

Whatever muscles I have are the product of my own hard work and nothing else. - Evelyn Ashford, Athlete

It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? - Ronald Reagan, President

In a lot of ways, success is much harder than I thought it would be. I figured that you'd get here and then everything would be happily ever after. But, it's hard work, almost harder once you're successful because you've got to maintain it. - Steven Wright , Comedian

Success Quotes, Thought Quotes

Don't expect fame to come overnight. That filtered through to me in my own career. Look at Madonna: she's not the best singer in the world, but she's got where she has through hard work. - Rick Astley, Musician

Fame Quotes

It was from them that I learned that hard work in stable surroundings could yield rewards, even if only in infinitesimally small increments. - Sidney Altman, Scientist

Seeking can become stressful when you apply the same laws that you apply in the material world - hard work, exacting plans, driving ambition, and attachment to outcome. - Deepak Chopra

Ambition Quotes, Stress Quotes, Material Quotes

I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude. - Michael Jordan

Attitude Quotes, Desire Quotes, Goal Quotes, Hope Quotes, Optimism Quotes

4 Top quotes about Hard Work by Vince Lombardi

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, Coach

Success Quotes, Dedication Quotes, Determination Quotes

Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price. - Vince Lombardi, Coach

Success Quotes, Work Quotes

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. - Vince Lombardi, Coach

Life Quotes, Dedication Quotes, Perseverance Quotes, Respect Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes, Authority Quotes

Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. - Vince Lombardi, Coach

Goal Quotes