Diligence Sayings and Quotes

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

It is impossible to make your own luck without the ingredient of hard work.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.     

Samuel Johnson

Hard work is rewarding. Taking credit for other people's hard work is rewarding and faster.     

Scott Adams

Hard work pays off - hard work beats talent any day, but if you're talented and work hard, it's hard to be beat.     

Robert Griffin III

For dreams to come true, it requires diligence. Believing is the most important thing!     


Diligence overcomes difficulties; sloth makes them.     

Benjamin Franklin

A diligent effort was made to eliminate matters that did not have evidentiary value.     


Busy hands achieve more than idle tongues.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.     

Virat Kohli

Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.     

Arnold Palmer

Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never.     


Ordinary people who faithfully, diligently, and consistently do simple things that are right before God will bring forth extraordinary results.     

David A. Bednar

The reward of a work is to have produced it; the reward of effort is to have grown by it.     

Antonin Sertillanges

For every great success, diligence is desirable from the beginning to the very end.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

To be diligent means to be serious and devoted to the work of God.     

Sunday Adelaja

You can do as much diligence as possible before you go somewhere to try to protect yourself and the people around you.     

Jeremy Scahill

Diligence which, as it avails in all things, is also of the utmost moment in pleading causes. Diligence is to be particularly cultivated by us; it is to be constantly exerted; it is capable of effecting almost everything.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.     

John Carmack

Diligence in employments of less consequence is the most successful introduction to greater enterprises.     

Samuel Johnson

Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.     

Samuel Johnson

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.     

Abigail Adams

If you work hard, make good choices and excellent decisions, and do what you can do best, you are likely to be rewarded with a lucky future.     

Dr T.P.Chia

The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.     


Work hard,and you will earn good rewards.Work smart,and you will earn great rewards.Work hard and work smart,and you will earn extraordinary rewards.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

Prefer diligence before idleness, unless you esteem rust above brightness.     


Focus means being diligent. Diligence always leads to wealth.     

Sunday Adelaja

If hard work were such a wonderful thing, surely the rich would have kept it all to themselves.     

Lane Kirkland

Diligence, hard work, perseverance, excellence are the values that cause things to happen.     

Sunday Adelaja

With diligence it is possible to make anything run slowly.     

Tom Duff

There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.     

Heather Bresch