Dedication Sayings and Quotes

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

Any job very well done that has been carried out by a person who is fully dedicated is always a source of inspiration.     

Carlos Ghosn

I'm not looking for someone who has everything, but someone who has time to spend with me more than anything.     


Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.     

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.     

Thomas A. Edison

If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it.     

John Mayer

Talent is cheap; dedication is expensive. It will cost you your life.     

Irving Stone

To become a master at any skill, it takes the total effort of your: heart, mind, and soul working together in tandem.     

Maurice Young

A trusting heart will follow, only those who truly follow their heart.     

Anthony Liccione

But still try for who knows what is possible!     

Michael Faraday

You've got to look for tough competition. You've got to want to beat the best.     

Grete Waitz

A life of total dedication to the truth also means a life of willingness to be personally challenged.     

M. Scott Peck

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.     

Jesse Owens

Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.      

Cecil B. DeMille

Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others.     


Dedicate some of your life to others. Your dedication will not be a sacrifice. It will be an exhilarating experience because it is an intense effort applied toward a meaningful end.     

Dr Thomas Dooley

You'll know you're amazing when you get devoted to making other people amazing.     

Robin Sharma

Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.     


Find something you love and go for it with all your heart. No excuses, no plan B. Never settle for anything less than you know you can do. It will be hard, but I promise it will be worth it.     

Charlotte Eriksson

The true wealth of a man is not what's in his pocket, but what's in his heart.     

Unarine Ramaru

Being passionate about something is the most beautiful characteristic you can develop.     

Charlotte Eriksson

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.     

Haroldson Lafayette Hunt, Jr.

If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.     

Jim Rohn

Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something     

Randy Pausch

Struggle ends where commitment begins.     

Sumner Davenport

There is no substitute for hard work.     

Thomas Edison

Your I can is more important than your IQ.     

Robin Sharma

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!     

Audrey Hepburn

Dedication involves making the space to let young ideas take hold; every tree was once a seed and every company was once an idea.     

Zephyr Bloch-Jorgensen

Those who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often granted upon easier terms.     

Samuel Johnson

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox