motivational quotes for work 

“Focus on being productive instead of busy.”

Tim Ferriss, American podcaster, author and entrepreneur

“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.”

Dale Carnegie, American writer

“Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.”

Franz Kafka, writer

“It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.”

Nathan W. Morris, author and finance expert

“My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.”

Francine Jay, author

“You can fool everyone else, but you can’t fool your own mind.”

David Allen, author and productivity consultant

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

Wayne Gretzky, Canadian former professional ice hockey player

“Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.”

Leo Babauta, blogger

“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”

Albert Einstein, German theoretical physicist

“Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”

Michael Jordan, American basketball player

“The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.”

Benjamin E. Mays, American civil rights leader

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

Bruce Lee, actor

“Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.”

Peter Drucker, management consultant

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

Walt Disney, American entrepreneur

“You don’t need a new plan for next year. You need a commitment.”

Seth Godin, American author

“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive.” – Maya Angelou

“Make your life a masterpiece, imagine no limitations on what you can be, have, or do.”  – Brian Tracy

“Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it.”  – Lindsey Vonn

“Inspiration comes from within yourself. One has to be positive. When you’re positive, good things happen.” – Deep Roy

“You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.” – Unknown

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” –Vince Lombardi

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

“Do what you can with all you have, wherever you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Change the world by being yourself.“ – Amy Poehler

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” – T.S Eliot

“Never regret anything that made you smile.” – Mark Twain

“There is no substitute for hard work.”  – Thomas Edison

“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Change the game, don’t let the game change you.” – Macklemore