Inspirational Quotes to Power Your Career

Posted May 17, 2019, by Jenny Sakr

Is your job search stuck at a dead end? Contemplating a career change? Feel trapped in a 9-to-5 you hate? Or just need that little nudge to help take your career to the next level? Doesn’t matter where you’re at in your career journey, these quotes from some of the world’s most successful and wise people will give you the inspiration and motivation to power your career. Print out your favourite/s, stick it somewhere in your office and use it as a reminder that with hard work and persistence, you can get to where you want to be. 

 “Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.” 

 – Robert H. Schuller

 “Whatever you decide to do, make sure it makes you happy”

 – Paulo Coelho

Michael Jordan quote

 “Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.” 

– George Lucas

 “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. Just get on” 

 – Sheryl Sandberg

 “Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.”

 – Johnny Carson

 “Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for doing it.”

 – Katharine Whitehorn

 “If you can DREAM it, you can DO it.”

 – Walt Disney

Walt Disney quotes

 “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”

 – General George Patton

 “The best revenge is massive success”

 – Frank Sinatra

 “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.”

 – Mark Twain

 “It doesn’t matter how slowly you go, as long as you don’t stop.”

 – Confucius

 “It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do what you can with it and make it the life you want to live”

 – Mae Jemison

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

 – Stephen Covey

 “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”

 – Elanor Roosevelt

The future depends on what we do in the presents. Mahatama Gandhi

 “You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are”

 -Yogi Bhajan

 “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears”

 -Les Brown

  “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going”

 – Beverly Sills

 “It’s never too late to be what you might have been”

 -George Eliot

 “Believe you can and you’re halfway there”

 -Theodore Roosevelt

Jenny Sakr
Jenny Sakr

Jenny found her way with words while interning during uni, since, she's produced articles on it all – from hair and beauty to homewares, travel, career advice and study tips. On a weekend you're most likely to find her lining up for a table at the latest cafe or restaurant.

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