1. Henry Ford
Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.
2. Patrick Suskind
Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.
3. Ayn Rand
The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me?
4. Calvin Coolidge
All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.
5. Paulo Coelho
When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.
6. Paul Coffey
Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.
7. Daniel H. Pink
For artists, scientists, inventors, schoolchildren, and the rest of us, intrinsic motivation—the drive to do something because it is interesting, challenging, and absorbing—is essential for high levels of creativity.
8. John Ruskin
The highest reward for man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
9. Mark Twain
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
10. Jonathan Sacks
No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work.
11. Harper Lee
Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.
12. Joseph Barbara
Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.
13. Joseph Campbell
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
14. Colin Powell
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.
16. Sanjo Jendayi
Greatness is sifted through the grind, therefore don’t despise the hard work now for surely it will be worth it in the end.
17. Stephen Covey
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
18. Richard Evans
I have learned that real angels don’t have gossamer white robes and Cherubic skin, they have calloused hands and smell of the days’ sweat.
19. Mahatma Gandhi
You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.
20. Thomas Jefferson
I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.