8 Inspirational Quotes for Work

By Jessi Pierce


Let’s face it: There are days when being in the office or meeting with clients is more trying than usual. For those days, we all need a little boost—a linguistic pick-me-up that can help us power through the task (or day) at hand. A good, uplifting quote can sometimes be just what you need to break through the fog and carry on.

Below, we’ve assembled eight of our favorite inspirational quotes and the name of their author. Some will resonate more than others, but chances are good that at least one will inspire you to greater levels of…greatness, or at least bring a smile to your face.

1.  “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” –Henry Ford

2. “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” –Pablo Picasso

3. “What would you do if you knew you could not fail?” –Robert H Schuller

4. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill

5. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” –Thomas Edison

6. “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” –Vidal Sassoon

7. “Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” –Theodore Roosevelt

8. “You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” –Wayne Gretzky