Keep Uplifted With Positive Quotes For The Work Place

Use these positive quotes for the work place as a source of motivation

You know how difficult it is sometimes to keep a positive attitude at work. There is not only the work you need to do, but also the people you need to deal with - and both aspects of the job may feel challenging at times.

I experienced conflict with my own boss at a stage of my life - it was a situation which lasted for nearly three years (I share my story of how I overcame the conflict in my handbook 'From Conflict To Calm').

One of the things that helped me to keep positive at that challenging time of my life was to read positive quotes for the work place. I collated a list of them and I had them in an email which I kept in my email inbox, so that I could read it any time.

By the way, if you are experiencing conflict at work you can now find tools to move forward in my free email course to become free from conflict! Follow this link to find out more.

Positive quotes for the work place

"Imagination is more important than knowledge." -Albert Einstein

"Do something every day that you don't want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain." -Mark Twain

"Ideas are funny little things. They don't work unless you do." -Anonymous

"You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins." -Jim Stovall

"I do not know anyone who has got to the top without hard work. That is the recipe. It will not always get you to the top, but should get you pretty near." -Margaret Thatcher

"Work is the meat of life, pleasure the dessert." -Bertie Charles Forbes

"Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction." -Anna Frank

"If your work is becoming uninteresting, so are you. Work is an inanimate thing and can be made lively and interesting only by injecting yourself into it. Your job is only as big as you are." -George C Hubbs

"Leaders will be those who empower others." -Bill Gates

"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." -Thomas Edison

"I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work." -Harry S Truman

"Management is nothing more than motivating other people." -Lee Iacocca

"There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there." -Indira Gandhi

"Look for an occupation that you like, and you will not need to labor for a single day in your life." -Confucius

"Many hands make light work." -Latin proverb

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant." -Robert L Stevenson

"All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work is alone noble." -Thomas Carlyle

Start creating changes and enjoying a better work life when you use these positive quotes for the work place. 

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