135 Daily Work Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of daily work quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about daily routine.

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The Most Famous Daily Work Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Work is a search for daily meaning as well as for daily bread. — Studs Terkel

Plan your work for today and every day, then work your plan. — Norman Vincent Peale

The workman of today works every day in his life at the same tasks, and this fate is no less absurd. But it is tragic only at the rare moments when it becomes conscious. — Albert Camus

Each morning sees some task begin, each evening sees it close. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I don't like work... but I like what is in work - the chance to find yourself. Your own reality - for yourself, not for others - which no other man can ever know. — Joseph Conrad

Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else. — George Halas

Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry. — William Golding

All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional, be on time and be prepared. — Ben Affleck

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. — Elbert Hubbard

Sometimes a hard day's work is easier than a lot of things you can meet in life. — Chris LeDoux

Short Daily Work Quotes

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  • We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. — Charles Bukowski
  • We forget that every good that is worth possessing must be paid for in strokes of daily effort. — William James
  • I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. — Thomas Jefferson
  • Put 'going the extra mile' to work as part of one's daily habit — Bruce Lee
  • Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working on yourself daily. — Epictetus
  • Work at your craft, write daily, and follow your dreams because dreams do come true. — Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. — Howard Aiken
  • Prayer must not be our chance work but our daily business, our habit and vocation. — Charles Spurgeon
  • Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them. — Richard G. Scott
  • If there is some art involved, Id like it to be that it came through the cracks of daily work. — Martin Mull
Daily work quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.

Daily Life Quotes

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You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. — Mike Murdock

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had. — Alan Watts

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. — John C. Maxwell

Daily work quote Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise

True karate is this: that in daily life one's mind and body be trained and developed in a spirit of humility, and that in critical times, one be devoted utterly to the cause of justice. — Gichin Funakoshi

Keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life. — Kahlil Gibran

We are all making a crown for Jesus out of these daily lives of ours, either a crown of golden, divine love, studded with gems of sacrifice and adoration, or a thorny crown, filled with the cruel briars of unbelief, or selfishness, and sin. — Aimee Semple McPherson

Daily work quote Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.

Eight hours daily labour is enough for any human being, and under proper arrangements sufficient to afford an ample supply of food, raiment and shelter, or the necessaries and comforts of life, and for the remainder of his time, every person is entitled to education, recreation and sleep. — Robert Owen

Prayer should be the means by which I, at all times, receive all that I need, and, for this reason, be my daily refuge, my daily consolation, my daily joy, my source of rich and inexhaustible joy in life. — Saint John Chrysostom

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one — Bruce Lee

No matter how you may excel in the art of Karate, and in your scholastic endeavors, nothing is more important than your behavior and your humanity as observed in daily life. — Gichin Funakoshi

Daily Routine Quotes

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Your future is found in your daily routine. Successful people do daily what others do occasionally! — Paula White

A champion doesn't become a champion in the ring, he's merely recognized in the ring. His “becoming” happens during his daily routine. — Joe Louis

At the very least, participatory involvement with the many forms of art can enable us to see more in our experience, to hear more on normally unheard frequencies, to become conscious of what daily routines have obscured, what habit and convention have suppressed. — Maxine Greene

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The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. — Mike Murdock

Every day, for at least fifteen minutes, be selfish, and enjoy some time for you. — Rangan Chatterjee

Every day is different so there is no like routine. — MrBeast

Daily work quote Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.

Makeup is part of my daily routine. It's the time in my mornings when I can concentrate on me, and me alone. Giving yourself the kind of attention is so important - and is something that is definitely glossed over by to many women — Kat Von D

Goal setting should be part of your daily and weekly routines and should not be based on a calendar year or month. — Lewis Howes

My only schedule is my daily morning workout. — Naval Ravikant

Long term success is a direct result of what you achieve everyday. Goals provide your daily routine — Rick Pitino

Routine Work Quotes

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My success symbolizes loyalty, great friends, Dedication, hard work, routine builds character. In a world full of snakes, rats and scavengers — Nas

The goal is to commit to a structure that can take on a life of its own, instead of creating only one of the mood strikes. Or to start each day with the question of how and when you’re going to work on your art. — Rick Rubin

A lot of problems are solved by waking up early and working out. — Sahil Bloom

Daily work quote Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks diff
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.

I think that the morning routine actually starts the night before. I plan the night before. I know what I’m going to do the moment I wake up, and upon waking up I just start getting to work. — Alex Hormozi

Waking up early and working out will completely change your life. One tiny action with massive ripple effects. — Sahil Bloom

Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching. — Hedy Lamarr

Daily work quote Stay positive, work had and make it happen.
Stay positive, work had and make it happen.

Raise your quality standards as high as you can live with, avoid wasting your time on routine problems, and always try to work as closely as possible at the boundary of your abilities. Do this, because it is the only way of discovering how that boundary should be moved forward. — Edsger Dijkstra

When a habit emerges, the brain stops fully participating in decision making. It stops working so hard, or diverts focus to other tasks. So unless you deliberately fight a habit -- unless you find new routines -- the pattern will unfold automatically. — Charles Duhigg

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation. — Arthur Conan Doyle

I was having panic attacks. I didn't want to live that way anymore. I was in love and I wanted it to work. I was tired of travelling, tired of the whole scene, just tired. I sat around. I was lazy. I wanted a routine, and I wanted to wake up in the same bed every day, and I got my wish. — Linda Evangelista

Daily Activities Quotes

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I aim for a daily target of music and a weekly quota of comedy, workouts, and other feel-good activities. — Mo Gawdat

I've never understood activity holidays since we seem to have far too much activity in our daily lives as it is. Find a culture where loafing is the order of the day and where they don't understand our need to be constantly doing things. Find somewhere you can have a hammock holiday. — Tom Hodgkinson

Enlightenment, or true happiness, is not a transcendental state. It is a condition of broad wisdom, boundless energy, and good fortune wherein we each shape our own destiny, find fulfillment in daily activities, and come to understand our ultimate purpose in life. — Josei Toda

Daily work quote If you're not willing to do the work, don't complain about the result.
If you're not willing to do the work, don't complain about the result.

The average caloric intake in the USA: 3540 kcal/day. The average daily physical activity: less than 20 min. But there are people out there who believe oatmeal, fruits, vegetables, & polyunsaturated fats are what is making us sick. — Layne Norton

On engagement, we're already seeing that mobile users are more likely to be daily active users than desktop users. They're more likely to use Facebook six or seven days of the week. — Mark Zuckerberg

The blues comes right back to a person's feelings, to his daily activities in life. But rich people don't know nothing about the blues, please believe me. — Jimmy Rushing

Daily work quote Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.
Forget all the reasons why it won't work and believe the one reason it will.

. . . I feel we don’t really need scriptures. The entire life is an open book, a scripture. Read it. Learn while digging a pit or chopping some wood or cooking some food. If you can’t learn from your daily activities, how are you going to understand the scriptures? (233) — Swami Satchidananda

Thus the key to happiness lies not in changing our genetic makeup (which is impossible) and not in changing our circumstances (i.e., seeking wealth or attractiveness or better colleagues, which is usually impractical), but in our daily intentional activities. — Sonja Lyubomirsky

It stands to reason that if we direct all our efforts towards reaching a goal, we stand in grave danger of losing everything on which we have based our daily activities. For when a goal is superimposed on an activity instead of evolving out of it, we often feel cheated when we reach it. — Viola Spolin

In April 1981, at my request, my mother went to a detective agency. She hired them to follow me, to report my daily activities, and to provide photographic evidence of my existence. — Sophie Calle

Daily Tasks Quotes

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Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks. — James Baldwin

Remember that the most difficult tasks are consummated, not by a single explosive burst of energy or effort, but by the constant daily application of the best you have within you. — Og Mandino

Nature can be trusted to work her own miracle in the heart of any man whose daily task keeps him alone among her sights, sounds and silences. — Gene Stratton-Porter

Daily work quote You must be prepared to work always without applause.
You must be prepared to work always without applause.

Denying self isn't a one-time thing, but a daily task. — Trip Lee

Since God alone provides the means for the successful accomplishment of any task, it seems evident that a person needs to be called by God to be an effective teacher. Without this call to teaching, how will anyone be able to put up with everything that teachers face daily? — Basil Moreau

It is also in the interests of a tyrant to make his subjects poo...the people are so occupied with their daily tasks that they have no time for plotting. — Aristotle

Daily work quote Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. — Victor Hugo

I believe it is important for people to create a healthy mental environment in which to accomplish daily tasks. — Darren Johnson

The experience of the race shows that we get our most important education not through books but through our work. We are developed by our daily task, or else demoralized by it, as by nothing else. — Anna Garlin Spencer

A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules. — Anthony Trollope

Daily Business Quotes

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Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. — Walt Disney

There are simply no public figures today who so challenge the elite business and government establishment and so champion the working class as Jimmy Hoffa did almost daily and with arrogance. — Jimmy Hoffa

Make a plan now to keep a daily appointment with God. The enemy is going to tell you to set it aside, but you must carve out the time. If you're too busy to meet with the Lord, friend, then you are simply too busy — Charles R. Swindoll

Daily work quote Work hard in silence. Let your succes be the noise.
Work hard in silence. Let your succes be the noise.

Automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. — Bill Gates

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. — Harold Geneen

Business underlies everything in our national life, including our spiritual life. Witness the fact that in the Lord's Prayer, the first petition is for daily bread. No one can worship God or love his neighbor on an empty stomach. — Woodrow Wilson

Vulgar and obscene, the papers run rumors daily about people in show business, tales of wicked ways and witless affairs. — Carroll O'Connor

If I fail to spend two hours in prayer each morning, the devil gets the victory through the day. I have so much business I cannot get on without spending three hours daily in prayer. — Martin Luther

If a man has any greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work. — Beryl Markham

The seeds you plant in the hearts and minds of others will be what you receive in return - 100-fold. Only sow that which you wish to receive in return. Sow good, receive good! Plant seeds daily in your Mary Kay business and your Mary Kay business will return to you. — Mary Kay Ash

Workday Quotes

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My workday begins around 11 A.M., with a cup of black coffee in each hand. If I had more hands, there would be more coffee. — Aaron Levie

Shabbat is a day of rest, of mental scrutiny and of balance. Without it the workdays are insipid. — Hayim Nahman Bialik

Shaving is a way to start the workday by ritually not cutting your throat when you've the chance. — Ben Lerner

True love is but a humble, low born thing, And hath its food served up in earthenware; It is a thing to walk with, hand in hand, Through the every-dayness of this workday world. — James Russell Lowell

My downtime tends to resemble my uptime. Weekends are workdays, but toned down. Over the whole weekend, I may have five meetings, as opposed to six on a weekday. I used to play piano for 30 minutes at night, but I had to pull that out of my schedule. I don't have time for nonwork stuff. — Aaron Levie

I'm never in control of my time during the workday. — Barbara Corcoran

I wish I had a typical workday. I struggle to get up at seven and almost always fail. I just try to get to my office as soon as I can, but it's always later than I would like. — Alison Bechdel

I'm fortunate enough to get to make books for a living, so I spend my entire workday alone in my studio quietly doing my favorite thing in the world. When I need a break from that, it's usually because I'm desperate to see other human beings again! — Vera Brosgol

My workday is non-stop break-neck high stakes and high pressure. Every day. — Hank Phillippi Ryan

TV is so seductive with a great workday. You're going to work and making people laugh, and that's fantastic. — Jillian Bach

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More Daily Work Quotes

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The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will. — Elizabeth Ann Seton

Learning is a daily experience and a lifetime mission. I truly believe in the saying "We work to become, not to acquire." — Bill Russell

Today, we need a nation of Minutemen, citizens who are not only prepared to take arms, but citizens who regard the preservation of freedom as the basic purpose of their daily life and who are willing to consciously work and sacrifice for that freedom. — John F. Kennedy

Every occupation has its own honor before God. Ordinary work is a divine vocation or calling. In our daily work no matter how important or mundane we serve God by serving the neighbor and we also participate in God's on-going providence for the human race. — Martin Luther

We labour at our daily work more ardently and thoughtlessly than is necessary to sustain our life because it is even more necessary not to have leisure to stop and think. Haste is universal because everyone is in flight from himself. — Friedrich Nietzsche

I feel no disgust when I hear the confessions of those near their end, whose wounds are full of maggots...This may give you some idea of my daily work. Picture to yourself a collection of huts with 800 Lepers. No doctor; in fact, as there is no cure, there seems no place for a doctor's skill. — Sayings

The farmer has patience and trusts the process. He just has the faith and deep understanding that through his daily efforts, the harvest will come.And then one day, almost out of nowhere, it does. — Robin Sharma

The daily adoration or visit to the Blessed Sacrament is the practice which is the fountainhead of all devotional works — Pope Pius X

The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity - these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis. — Aga Khan IV

Work is about a search for daily meaning as well as daily bread, for recognition as well as cash, for astonishment rather than torpor; in short, for a sort of life rather than a Monday through Friday sort of dying. — Studs Terkel

Something that made a large impression on me when I started coding — each day when you're done working, you just save your work & it's there forever. Very unlike building something physical where your artifact can break, or math where daily progress is usually your mental state. — Greg Brockman

Never complain, about the number of hours you have put in, to do a job, Your nobility must estimate how much of you Was put into each hour of your daily work — Chinmayananda Saraswati

Silence is like a cradle holding our endeavors and our will; a silent spaciousness sustains us in our work and at the same time connects us to larger worlds that, in the busyness of our daily struggle to achieve, we have not yet investigated. Silence is the soul's break for freedom. — David Whyte

It's hard to overstate how much joy I've gained from removing a daily commute and team meetings from my work life. — Steven Bartlett

Your future is the result of your daily actions. You’re defined by what you do today. Lazy now, loser later. Get to work. — Andrew Tate

We are responsible for the quality of our vision, we have a say in the shaping of our sensibility. In the many thousand daily choices we make, we create ourselves and the voice with which we speak and work. — Carolyn Forche

In the Northern Hemisphere, the switch to daylight savings time in March results in most people losing an hour of sleep opportunity. Should you tabulate millions of daily hospital records, as researchers have done, you discover that this seemingly trivial sleep reduction comes with a frightening spike in heart attacks the following day. Impressively, it works both ways. In the autumn within the Northern Hemisphere, when the clocks move forward and we gain an hour of sleep opportunity time, rates of heart attacks plummet the day after. A similar rise-and-fall relationship can be seen with the number of traffic accidents, proving that the brain, by way of attention lapses and microsleeps, is just as sensitive as the heart to very small perturbations of sleep. Most people think nothing of losing an hour of sleep for a single night, believing it to be trivial and inconsequential. It is anything but. — Matthew Walker

Sometimes creativity just means the daily work of helping others to see a problem in a different way. — Joseph Badaracco

Bless, O Lord of the centuries and the millennia, the daily work by which men and women provide bread for themselves and their loved ones. We also offer to your fatherly hands the toil and sacrifices associated with work, in union with your Son Jesus Christ, who redeemed human work from the yoke of sin and restored it to its original dignity. — Pope John Paul II

To pray is to let God into our lives. He knocks and seeks admittance, not only in the solemn hours of secret prayer. He knocks in the midst of your daily work, your daily struggles, your daily grind. That is when you need Him most. — Ole Hallesby

The growth of trees and plants takes place so slowly that it is not easily seen. Daily we notice little change. But, in course of time, we see that a great change has taken place. So it is with grace. Sanctification is a progressive, lifelong work (Prov 4:18). It is an amazing work of God's grace and it is a work to be prayed for (Rom 8:27). — John Owen

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. — Norman Douglas

If we can look upon our work not for self-benefit,but as a means to benefit society,we will be practicing appreciation and patience in our daily lives. — Gautama Buddha

One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity. — Bruce Lee

Right now I am trying to be in a place of calm, a place where I can chill out and then handle the chaos of life better. You don't just get it overnight; you have to work at it. It's a daily struggle. — Jackee Harry

Weak minds lead to weak actions. A strong, disciplined mind, which anyone can cultivate though daily practice, can achieve miracles. If you want to live life to the fullest, care for your thoughts as you would your most prized possessions. Work hard to remove all inner turbulence. The rewards will be abundant. — Robin Sharma

When you look at Clark Kent when he's working at the Daily Planet, he's a reporter. He doesn't fly through the air in his glasses and his suit. — Gene Simmons

An unforgiving nature reflects in your face. Holding negative energy drags down the facial muscles, puckers one's frown and causes lines around the mouth. Working daily on forgiveness (forgiving oneself as well as one's enemies) is the cheapest, most effective facelift in the whole wide world. All it requires is love and discipline. — Sarah Miles

Every person should make it his business to gather new ideas from sources other than the environment in which he daily lives and works. The mind becomes withered, stagnant, narrow and closed unless it searches for new ideas. — Napoleon Hill

Behind the storm of daily conflict and crisis, the dramatic confrontations, the tumult of political struggle, the poet, the artist, the musician, continues the quiet work of centuries, building bridges of experience between peoples, reminding man of the universality of his feelings and desires and despairs, and reminding him that the forces that unite are deeper than those that divide. — John F. Kennedy

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work - that goes on, it adds up. — Barbara Kingsolver

I was taught in my Introduction to Anthropology [course in college], it is not just the great works of [hu]mankind that make a culture. It is the daily things, like what people eat and how they serve it. — Laurie Colwin

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