50 Famous Quotes About Work Ethics That’ll Lift You Up

When on your job you may face many situations when people would test your patience. On occasions like these it is easy to lose focus and fall prey to their tactics.

Work ethics easily go for a toss in such conditions. To uplift your mood read some interesting quotes about work ethics and refresh your day. You would want to strive hard after you learn how to face challenges at work.

 

`1. “I have a work ethic. If I say I am going to do something, I do it.”

― Viggo Mortensen

 

2. “Dreams don’t work unless you do.”

― John C. Maxwell

 

3. “Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.”

― Ann Landers

 

4. “Ethics is not definable, is not implementable, because it is not conscious; it involves not only our thinking but also our feeling.”

― Valdemar W. Setzer

 

5. “The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!”

― Marvin Phillips

 

6. “Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands.”

― Zig Ziglar

 

7. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.”

― David Bly

 

8. “A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.”

― Colin Powell

 

9. “I would rather risk wearing out than rusting out.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

 

10. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”

― Stephen King

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11. “I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it – I believe life loves the lover of it. I live it.”

― Maya Angelou

 

12. “When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.”

–Theodore Roosevelt

 

13. “Make every detail perfect and limit the number of details to perfect.”

― Jack Dorsey

 

14. “If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.”

― Hershel Walker

 

15. “Quality is much better than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.”

― Steve Jobs

 

16. “You’re never a loser until you quit trying.”

― Mike Ditka

 

17. “All roads that lead to success have to pass through hard work Boulevard at some point.”

― Eric Thomas

 

18. “Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.”

― Sam Ewing

 

19. “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”

― Vince Lombardi

 

20. “Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.”

― Ann Landers

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21. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”

― Thomas Jefferson

 

22. “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.”

― Ben Hogan

 

23. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is a full victory.”

― Mohandas Gandhi

 

24. “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

25. “Persistence can change failure into extraordinary achievement.”

– Matt Biondi

 

26. “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”

― Steve Jobs

 

27. “All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.”

― Calvin Coolidge

 

28. “Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.”

― George Halas

 

29. “Do it from the heart or not at all.”

― Jeanette Winterson

 

30. “No one understands and appreciates the American Dream of hard work leading to material rewards better than a non-American.”

― Anthony Bourdain

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31. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.”

― Henry Ford

 

32. “If you work hard enough and assert yourself, and use your mind and imagination, you can shape the world to your desires.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

 

33. “There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.”

― Heather Bresch

 

34. “The harder I work, the luckier I get.”

― Samuel Goldwyn

 

35. You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”

—Jack London

 

36. “Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.”

― Tim Duncan

 

37. “Life is like art. You have to work hard to keep it simple and still have meaning.”

― Charles de Lint

 

38. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.”

― Vince Lombardi

 

39. “You will never plow a field if you only turn it over in your mind.”

― Irish Proverb

 

40. “If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”

― Henry David Thoreau

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41. “The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.”

— Charles Kingsleigh

 

42. “The difference between try and triumph is just a little umph!”

― Marvin Phillips

 

43. “Do or do not. There is no try.”

— Yoda

 

44. “Patience, persistence, and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”

― Napoleon Hill

 

45. “Someday is not a day of the week.”

― Janet Daily

 

46. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.”

― Steve Jobs

 

47. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.”

― Colin Powell

 

48. “I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one.”

― Bill Gates

 

49. “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

― Stephen Covey

 

50. “Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan.”

― Margaret Thatcher

 

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