Work & Career Success Quotes

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
- Oprah Winfrey
To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.
- Sister Mary Lauretta
Analyzing what you haven't got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career.
- Orison Swett Marden
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
- William Patten
The biggest mistake that you can make is to believe that you are working for somebody else. Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual. Remember: Jobs are owned by the company, you own your career!
- Earl Nightingale
Nobody can be successful unless he loves his work.
- David Sarnoff
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
- Thomas A. Edison
Don't set compensation as a goal. Find work you like, and the compensation will follow.
- Harding Lawrence
Only undertake what you can do in an excellent fashion. There are no prizes for average performance.
- Brian Tracy
Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.
- Johnny Carson
Do what you love. When you love your work, you become the best worker in the world.
- Uri Geller
To find a career to which you are adapted by nature, and then to work hard at it, is about as near to a formula for success and happiness as the world provides. One of the fortunate aspects of this formula is that, granted the right career has been found, the hard work takes care of itself. Then hard work is not hard work at all.
- Mark Sullivan
The worst days of those who enjoy what they do, are better than the best days of those - who don't.
- Jim Rohn
Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.
- Henry J. Kaiser
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
- Albert Schweitzer
Desire! That's the one secret of every man's career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.
- Bobby Unser
Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.
- Confucius
Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein
It's not the hours you put in your work that counts, it's the work you put in the hours.
- Sam Ewing
One principal reason why people are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multitude of objects and pursuits.
- Nathaniel Emmons

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