20 Inspiring Quotes About Career Success

January 19, 2017

Today, I’ve rounded up 20 inspiring quotes about career success.

If you follow me over on Instagram… you know I love a quote. I refer to them when I’m feeling in a bit of a funk, need some inspiration or a just want to feel good. I hope that you find a few gems that inspire you to keep working towards your dreams and to take action.


Go where you are celebrated—not tolerated. If they can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start. – Unknown

Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. – Marilyn Monroe

If you hate your career path, change it. You should do something with your life that lights your fire and lets you use your gifts. – Dave Ramsey

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new – Socrates


Have the strength now to say no now so you can delight later – Seth Godin

You can get anywhere is you simply go one step at a time – from the movie ‘What About Bob’

90% of solving a problem is realising there is one – Dave Ramsey

Because trying something new – even small – can be a powerful reminder that it’s never too late to change your life. – Caroline Rector


Work hard for what you want always. – Usain Bolt

One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes… and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. – Eleanor Roosevelt

I never dreamed about success. I worked for it. – Estée Lauder

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.” – Mary Kay Ash, Mary Kay


When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. – Helen Keller, author

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. — Sheryl Sandberg

Your career is like a garden. It can hold an assortment of life’s energy that yields a bounty for you. You do not need to grow just one thing in your garden. You do not need to do just one thing in your career. — Jennifer Ritchie Payette

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. — Michael Jordan

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.— Robert H. Schuller

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