53 Hard Work Quotes

Be inspired by these hard work quotes. To achieve success in life you have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and do the work that is required.

Those who think they can get rich quick with very little effort soon find out that without doing the hard work that is required their riches are nothing more than dreams. As with anything in life you have to be willing to put in the time and effort, nothing comes free.

And with the hard work comes success. As Dad use to say, there is no substitute for working hard and taking action every day. Be encouraged and motivated by these quotes. Also be inspired and encouraged by our collection of poems about work.


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  1. Sheer effort enables those with nothing to surpass those with privilege and position. Toyotomi Hideyoshi
    Poems of Encouragement



  2. Gardens are not made by singing "Oh, how beautiful," and sitting in the shade. Rudyard Kipling
    Garden Poems



  3. "I have never worked so hard in my life, but I go to bed with a different kind of tiredness." Ray Smith
    Inspirational Poems



  4. Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams. Ben Carson
    Christian Poems



  5. Work hard in silence; let success make the noise. Frank Ocean
    Success Poem



  6. Your job is not worth fooling with, but it's surely worth the doing!
  7. Your job is not worth "fooling with," but it's surely worth the doing! Strickland Gillilan, Not Worth Fooling With
    Famous Poets



  8. Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. Newt Gingrich
    Poems About Perseverance



  9. The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%. Andrew Carnegie
    Effort Quotes



  10. Good hard work kills mighty few, probably 'twill not hurt you; keep hustling. George Loarts, Keep Hustling
    Motivational Poems



  11. Hard work is much more important than talent.
  12. Hard work is much more important than talent. Carlo Rotella
    Short Quotes



  13. So work hard but also allow time for the little things that give you a wow. Catherine Pulsifer, Time For Rainbows
    Rainbow Poems



  14. So whatever you do may you find work hard but allow time to unwind. Catherine Pulsifer, A Balance In Life?
    Poems About Life



  15. Working hard is important. But what matters even more is to understand, align, inspire, and apply yourself. Allison Tabor, Work Your Assets Off
    Work Quotes



  16. Father in Heaven, we thank Thee, as we enter upon another day, for strength with which to work. Frank W. Whippen
    Short Prayers



  17. I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions.
  18. "I don't believe people die from hard work. They die from stress and worry and fear -- the negative emotions. Those are the killers, not hard work. The fact is, in our society today, most people don't understand what hard work is all about." A.L. Williams
    Stress Quotes



  19. But if you are looking for an easy place, or running away from hard work...no matter where you stand you are not moving in the right direction. Orison Swett Marden, Moving In The Right Direction
    Poems About Effort



  20. My parents were able to pay our expenses, but not for education. We were encouraged to work hard in school and get scholarships. Martha Stewart
    Quotes About Schools



  21. Let nothing pass, for every hand must find some work to do  Charles Dickens, Things That Never Die
    Poems About Hands



  22. It can be a cold place where the odds are stacked a mile high against you, no matter how hard or at how many jobs you work. Karine Jean-Pierre, Moving Forward
    Defeat Quotes



  23. People are naturally hardworking but will stop working hard at anything if they learn from experience that their effort makes no difference.
  24. People are naturally hardworking but will stop working hard at anything if they learn from experience that their effort makes no difference. Deborah Stone, Policy Paradox
    Make A Difference Quotes



  25. Consistency simplifies the problem more than hard work of one time because no problem cannot possibly beat you everyday. Amit Kalantri
    Graduation Poems



  26. Every day there is the light of something conquered in the eyes of those who work. Stopford A. Brooke, Sunlight In Your Home
    Poems About Home



  27. Son, always live each day - wasting no days, working and time for play! Catherine Pulsifer, Passed You By
    Birthday Poems to My Son



  28. Do the things you like to be happier, stronger and more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication. Rossana Condoleo
    Happiness Quotes



  29. Knowledge alone is not enough, but with hard work it's worth progression.
  30. Knowledge alone is not enough, but with hard work it's worth progression. Unarine Ramaru
    Knowledge Quotes



  31. My father, Fraser, taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word. Michelle Obama, Becoming
    Work Ethic Quotes



  32. You may not be the person with high IQ, but you can be the person with highest hard work. Amit Kalantri
    Motivational Quotes for Work



  33. The most important thing I learned from Dad was that if you tried, learned what you needed to, and took action on it, you could do anything. He worked his tail off. Rick Kolster, Roll Up Your Sleeves & Get To Work
    Actions Speak Louder Than Words



  34. Why spend a lifetime wishing for something that you could have through a consistent positive imagination, hard work, faith, and God's grace? Edmond Mbiaka Edmond Mbiaka
    God's Grace Verses



  35. I have discovered over the years that, when you roll up your sleeves and get to work, you open your mind to the many possibilities and rewards. Velma Childs Bell, Roll up Your Sleeves, Get to Work...Teach the Children
    Life Choices Poems



  36. Working hard and achieving your goals can go simultaneously with pursuing your passions and enjoying a happy life. Rand Bennett, Take a Mini-Retirement
    Abundance Quotes



  37. But if you've merit, have no doubt, the chief will quickly find it out. Edgar A. Guest, Merit and the Throng
    Poems About Effort



  38. Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else. Vince Lombardi
    Poems About Winning



  39. If you are not willing to put in the hard work, then don't expect to reap the rewards. Catherine Pulsifer
    Simplicity Quotes



  40. You learn the value of hard work by working hard. Author Unknown
    Learning Quotes



  41. Becoming a good father is not automatic - it takes time and effort. We must be willing to invest in this job - our most important, second to being a husband - as any other career we might pursue. John C. Maxwell
    Happy Fathers Day Poems To My Husband



  42. Most of us have ability enough, if we will add to it the push and hard work and determination without which talent is helpless. Unknown, What Makes Success
    Poems On Determination



  43. Men die of boredom, psychological conflict and disease. They do not die of hard work. David Ogilvy
    Cute Quotes



  44. No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work. Jonathan Sacks
    Success Quotes



  45. Nothing can beat hard work.
  46. Nothing can beat hard work. Conor McGregor
    Quotes To Live By



  47. Work hard, stay positive, and get up early. It’s the best part of the day. George Allen Sr
    Good Morning Poems



  48. If you for your motto will take old Bill's and use your several brains and wills and look less oft at the office clock, will soon have boosted your personal stock Strickland Gillilan, The Only Way Out Is Through
    The Keenest Pleasure



  49. Hard work does pay off. Michael Phelps
    Motivational Quotes



  50. Be thankful for what you have. Work hard for what you don’t have. Author Unknown
    Thankful Poems



  51. So often people are working hard at the wrong thing. Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard. Caterina Fake
    Inspirational Quotes



  52. Work as hard as you can. Even though who you work with and what you work on are more important than how hard you work. Naval Ravikant
    Positive Quotes



  53. Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect. Luther Campbell
    Respect Poem



  54. If it falls your lot to be a street sweeper, go out and sweep streets like Michelangelo painted pictures.
    Sweep streets like Handel and Beethoven composed music.
    Sweep streets like Shakespeare wrote poetry.
    Sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will have to pause and say,
    here lived a great street sweeper who swept his job well. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Who Do You Work For



  55. Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen. Conan O’Brien
    Kindness Quotes



  56. There's just one certain way to climb up to the top, where there's plenty of room to expand...for the way to get there in foul weather or fair is to work just a little bit better! David V. Bush
    Do It Better



  57. Good intentions do not pay bills; it's easy enough to plan. To wish is the play of an office boy, to do the job of a man. Unknown, Get It Done
    All Poems



  58. Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll. Helen Hanson
    Solutions Quotes



  59. Hard work never killed a man. Scottish Proverb
    Proverbs



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