Work Hard Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old work hard quotes, work hard sayings, and work hard proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


I do not believe in excuses. I believe in hard work as the prime solvent of life's problems.     

James Cash Penney

Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It's the best part of the day.     

George Allen, Sr.

You work hard for your income, and that hard work is what fuels the economy.     

Emily Oster

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.     

Newt Gingrich

Work hard and wait for the fulfillment of future events.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Luck is great, but most of life is hard work.     

Iain Duncan Smith

If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.     

Malcolm Gladwell

Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work, and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.     

Hamilton Holt

For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.     

Jessica Savitch

Nobody's a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better.     

Paul Coffey

I think hard work is what gets most people to the top.     

Rupert Sheldrake

There is no substitute for hard work.     

Thomas Alwa Edison

If you really believe in what you're doing, work hard, take nothing personally and if something blocks one route, find another. Never give up.     

Laurie Notaro

Hard work keeps the wrinkles out of the mind and spirit.     

Helena Rubinstein

Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but improves its chances.     

B. J. Gupta

Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.     

Sam Ewing

I learned the value of hard work by working hard.     

Margaret Mead

Whether you dream big or dream small, chances are your dream will come true if you believe in it and really work hard on it.     

Nabil N. Jamal

A good idea is about ten percent and implementation and hard work, and luck is 90 percent.     

Guy Kawasaki

The fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest.     

Deepika Padukone

Success is reserved for you if you persevere; it's not deserved by you if you are indolent!     

Israelmore Ayivor

Don't give up; try again. Be still and work it out till your good becomes the best! Dream high above the sky!     

Israelmore Ayivor

What separates a weak dreamer and a great dreamer is who is wishing and waiting or who is willing and working.     

Israelmore Ayivor

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted.     

David Bly

Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.     

Brad Henry

The person that works the hardest wins.     

Will Smith

Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.     

Steve Pavlina

Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn't guarantee success, but without it you don't have a chance.     

Alex Rodriguez

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

Colin Powell