25 Quotes to Inspire Your Career

Feeling in a bit of a rut with your job right now?  Maybe the work day is dreary or you find yourself not enjoying your daily tasks.  Or perhaps you’re just the type that needs a little external motivation to be convinced you’re on the right career path.  Whatever the case, SimplyHired.com has you covered with a daily dose of 25 inspirational quotes designed to perk up your day and get you on the road to career greatness.  

Read on and let us know in the comments which quote inspired you the most:

  1. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  2. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  3. “The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.” – M. Scott Peck
  4. “Every strike brings me closer to my next home run.” – Babe Ruth
  5. “Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for doing it.” – Katharine Whitehorn
  6. “It’s not about standing still and becoming safe. If anybody wants to keep creating they have to be about change.” – Miles Davis
  7. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein
  8. “The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Dan Millman
  9. “Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.” – Tom Landry
  10. “If we did all things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison
  11. “If you’re going through Hell keep going.” – Winston Churchill
  12. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  13. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin
  14. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs
  15. “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  16. “The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.” – Robert Frost
  17. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney
  18. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.” – Benjamin Franklin
  19. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” – Kurt Cobain
  20. “Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” – Demosthenes
  21. “You only live once, but, if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
  22. “Anything in life worth having is worth working for.” – Andrew Carnegie
  23. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Seneca
  24. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” –  Henry David Thoreau
  25. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

Article Updated from the Original on August 21, 2018