Top 10 Career Advice Quotes
During a rigorous job search or a moment where you are pondering your career, the right inspirational quote may make all the difference to your outlook. Here are ten of our favorites. And a few extras.
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
M. Scott Peck
Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.
Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.
The harder I practice, the luckier I get.
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
There is no passion to be found in playing small—in settling for a life that is less than you are capable of living.
I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.
Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.
There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.
If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you too can become great.
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.
If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.
If you have time to judge other people, you have way too much time on your hands. Get off your ass and do something meaningful.
Don’t feel sorry for yourself, only assholes do that.
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
Go where you are celebrated—not tolerated. If they can’t see the real value of you, it’s time for a new start.
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
Which is your favourite? Have we missed any great ones?