Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old career quotes, career sayings, and career proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.
List Of Motivational Career Quotes And Sayings
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.
I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career
If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
I’ve come to realize your career is all about the choices you make. Every single one matters.
Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.
I want to look back on my career and be proud of the work and be proud that I tried everything.
I feel ups and downs are a part of one’s career, and this totally depends on how you take it. You can either be knocked down by the negative things, or you can take it in a positive way and learn from it.
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
People don’t choose their careers; they are engulfed by them.
John Dos Passos
Best Inspirational Career Quotes And Sayings
For many people a job is more than an income – it’s an important part of who we are. So a career transition of any sort is one of the most unsettling experiences you can face in your life.
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
Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.
The word career is a divisive word. It’s a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.
A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature.
Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing.
In a person’s career, well, if you’re process-oriented and not totally outcome-oriented, then you’re more likely to be a success. I often say ‘pursue excellence, ignore success.’ Success is a by-product of excellence.
To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.
Sister Mary Lauretta
Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
Famous Humorous Career Quotes And Proverbs
You never stop earning when you do what you love.
Analyzing what you haven’t got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career.
Orison Swett Marden
A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.
The first essential in a boy’s career is to find out what he’s fitted for, what he’s most capable of doing and doing with a relish.
Charles M. Schwab
The darkest day in a man’s career is that wherein he fancies there is some easier way of getting a dollar than by squarely earning it.
I’m a great believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it.
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’ll have more success than you could possibly have imagined.
If you don’t wake up in the morning excited to pick up where you left your work yesterday, you haven’t found your calling yet.
The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.
The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.