Working Hard Sayings and Quotes

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

I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it.     

Ray Bradbury

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.     

Stephen King

The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!     

Marvin Phillips

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

Arnold Palmer

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.     

Albert Einstein

The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.     

Vince Lombardi

Don't wish it were easier. Wish you were better.     

Jim Rohn

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.     

Colin Powell

Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.     

Robert Half

Easy and difficult things are just small parts of life, the rest are what have to be done.     

Alief Moulana

Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.     

Saint Francis of Assisi

Full results don't come from half hearted effort.     


Nothing can make you a failure without your consent. Nothing can make you a success without your hard work.     

Dr T.P.Chia

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

David Bly

When you live for a strong purpose, then hard work isn't an option. It's a necessity.     

Steve Pavlina

I have no regrets. I don't believe in looking back. What I am proudest of? Working really hard... and achieving as much as I could.     

Elena Kagan

I think we're all really strong and we just need to keep working really hard. If we go out there and do our best we'll win again. All we need to do is hit.      

Carly Patterson

There is no shortcut to perfection. All it takes is hard work, and more hard work.     

Kim Jong Hyun

Work hard and always expect the best, but make your expectations so small such that it can be easily satisfied.     

Terry Mark

Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.     

John Ruskin

Great things come to those who work hard for it and that goes for everything in life. Opportunities will pass you by if you don't take advantage of them its as simple as that.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.     

Leonardo da Vinci

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

What's tough is to go out and work hard on the things that you don't do very well.     

Pete Rose

Success is determined by those whom prove the impossible, possible.     

James W. Pence

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The goal of a life purpose is not what you will create, but what it will make you into for creating it.     

Shannon L. Alder

I would rather have one article a day of this sort; and these ten or twenty lines might readily represent a whole day's hard work in the way of concentrated, intense thinking and revision, polish of style, weighing of words.     

Joseph Pulitzer

No matter how far luck is running away from you , rational decisions, Hard working, and sacrifices always brings it back to you, even if it is impossible.     

M.F. Moonzajer

Success is a combination of thoughts, words and actions. Luck has no role to play in success. Only hard work pays.     

Anurag Prakash Ray