26 Best Career Quotes To Motivate You

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about career for all that will motivate you to give your best.

Best Quotes About Career

1. “When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ― Napoleon Hill

2. “I’ve learned that making a ‘living’ is not the same thing as ‘making a life’.” ― Maya Angelou

3. “Done is better than perfect.” ― Sheryl Sandberg

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4. “Only those who decline to scramble up the career ladder are interesting as human beings. Nothing is more boring than a man with a career.” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

5. “Fortune does favor the bold and you’ll never know what you’re capable of if you don’t try.” ― Sheryl Sandberg

6. “A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night” ― Marilyn Monroe

7. “The home is the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose, and that is to support the ultimate career.” ― C.S. Lewis

8. “Doing something later is not automatically the same as doing something better” ― Meg Jay

Famous Career Quotes

9. “Out of the current confusion of ideals and confounding of career hopes, a calm recognition may yet emerge that productive labor is the foundation of all prosperity.” ― Matthew B. Crawford

10. “Your career success in the workplace of today–independent of technical expertise–depends on the quality of your people skills.” ― Max Messmer

11. “You have to be prepared that some opportunities will work out and others won’t, and that’s ok. You can’t win everywhere. The more opportunities you get, the more rejections you will receive. It’s simply a numbers game.” ― Jen Alvares

12. “Be enthusiastically open to opportunities that come your way. Don’t rush to say ‘no’ but instead think about how you can make it work and how it can help your career down the line.” ― Jen Alvares

13. “Building a successful career is a long-term endeavor. In many cases, it will depend not just on your talent and hard work but also on the positive connections that you make with other industry professionals and on the realization that your own success is rooted in your ability to help others first.” ― Jen Alvares

14. “Knowledge and Understanding are different. You can have a lot of knowledge and little to no understanding. You cannot have great understanding without knowledge. The more knowledge, the better the understanding.” ― Niedria D. Kenny

15. “To grow capacity in your career, you need to move from the place of position to a place of skill acquisition.” ― Olawale Daniel

16. “I love my career. It is a career. A difficult one that takes many hours and total dedication to my craft. It is also what I was born to do–tell stories and entertain.” ― Michelle M. Pillow

Inspirational Career Quotes

17. “Life is simple. It can be made complicated. Career is many such paths we chose to make life even more convoluted.” ― Mujeeb Patla

18. “Achievement and satisfaction are dependent on the sense of purpose. They can come from a career, work or leisure activities.” ― Steve Peters

19. “Follow your passion; Do not get married to it, though.” ― Ashok Kallarakkal

20. “Through career fumbles and life changes, she supported me. Through shattered dreams and hopes almost realized, she supported me too.” ― Shannon Celebi

21. “You need to know the constituency you belong to…and that is revealed by your constituents. When your constituents are speaking in public and making of stories, your constituency can be “journalism”.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

22. “Success is not defined by status, money, education, career or another person but rather by the level of peace that I have within myself.” ― Liza Lugo

23. “A career in the arts can make anyone crazy.” ― Christopher Bram

24. “We all have our unique careers that differ from one another, but the fact is that we must become “teachers and learners” at the end of it all! By the “learning career”, we know what other people know; by the “teaching career”, we make other people to know what we know!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

25. “Treat your career like a bad boyfriend. Your career won’t take care of you. It won’t call you back or introduce you to its parents. Your career will openly flirt with other people while you are around.” ― Amy Poehler

26. “Our careers aren’t paths so much as landscapes that are navigated.” ― Keith Ferrazzi