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

Dedication means spending whatever time or energy is necessary to accomplish the task at hand.     

Anil Sinha

People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.     

Harvey Mackay

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.     

Vince Lombardi

When you're surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment around a common purpose, anything is possible.     

Howard Schultz

I don't like to give up on people when they need someone not to give up on them.     

Carrol Bryant

You don't earn loyalty in a day. You earn loyalty day-by-day.     

Jeffrey Gitomer

You need to make a commitment, and once you make it, then life will give you some answers.     

Les Brown

Practice as if you are the worst, perform as if you are the best.     

Mahatma Gandhi

It's not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; it's what you put into the practice.     

Eric Lindros

Don't do anything in practice that you wouldn't do in the game.     

George Halas

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.     

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith and go forward.     

Thomas Alva Edison

Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.     

Oprah Winfrey

The results of action depends upon the very quality of the action.     

Swami Chimayananda

Its amazing what you can accomplish when you don't care who gets the credit.     

Harry Truman

Those who can see the invisible can do the impossible.     

Rev. Pandurang Shashtri Athavale

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.     

John Ruskin

If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. It's the hard that makes it great.     

Tom Hanks

Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.     

James Allen

Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

It is only our dedication towards our passion that distinguishes a champion from the crowd.     

Abhijit Naskar

The only way you really do this is if you love it. It takes dedication.     

Andrew Smith

I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.     

Ayrton Senna

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.     

Bear Bryant

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.     

Frank Lloyd Wright

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.     

Gail Devers

Holiness consists of three things separation from sin, dedication to God, transformation into Christ’s image. It is in vain that we talk about the last, unless we know something experimentally about the first.     

James Aughey

You can't expect everyone to have the same kind of dedication as you.     

Jeff Kinney

Being inspired is fine for a week, and being motivated might work for a month or so, but to make any lifestyle change last a lifetime, you need dedication.     

John Bingham

We overestimate the event and underestimate the process. Every fulfilled dream occurred because of dedication to a process.     

John C. Maxwell

Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.     

John Wooden

There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses only results.     

Kenneth H. Blanchard

Dedication, determination, and hard work will feed life into your dreams.     

LaDonna M. Cook

Tomorrow, our seeds will grow. All we need is dedication.     

Lauryn Hill

No art, however minor, demands less than total dedication if you want to excel in it.     

Leon Battista Alberti

Success isn't given. It's earned. On the track, on the field, in the gym. With blood, sweat, and the occasional tears.     

Mukesh Choudhary

The speed of your success is limited only by your dedication and what you're willing to sacrifice.     

Nathan W. Morris

What does it take to be a champion? Desire, dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.     

Patty Berg

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.     

Paul Bryant

There is nothing wrong with dedication and goals, but if you focus on yourself, all the lights fade away and you become a fleeting moment in life.     

Pete Maravich

Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere, it's a result of something. hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.     

Roger Staubach

Do the things you like to be happier, stronger & more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication.     

Rossana Condoleo

The power of a movement lies in the fact that it can indeed change the habits of people. This change is not the result of force but of dedication, of moral persuasion.     

Stephen Biko

You express the truth of your character, your dedication to your goals, and your commitment to your relationships with the choice of your actions.     

Steve Maraboli

The concentration and dedication the intangibles are the deciding factors between who won and who lost.     

Tom Seaver

Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.     


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

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

Vince Lombardi

Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.     

William Longgood