Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.— Mae Jemison
Delighting Inspirational Career quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
When you've worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity...you do not slam it shut behind you...you reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
To learn anything other than the stuff you find in books, you need to be able to experiment, to make mistakes, to accept feedback, and to try again. It doesn't matter whether you are learning to ride a bike or starting a new career, the cycle of experiment, feedback, and new experiment is always there.
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.
The harder I work the more I live.
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for it.
When one door closes another opens but all too often there is a long hallway in between.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
If you want to be a creative person, then you’re gonna have to be creative in how you put your career together. There isn’t a path. Part of the creativity is making your path.
The high point of my career was winning the Champions League.
No one will ever erase that from my memory, in the same way that no one will ever erase the fact that I did it in a Manchester United shirt.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Be so good they can't ignore you.
Every time we choose safety, we reinforce fear.
In a world that's changing so quickly, you're guaranteed to fail if you don't take any risks.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous work, chances are you'll end up boring, stupid, and monotonous.
Whatever you choose, however many roads you travel, I hope that you choose not to be a lady. I hope you will find some way to break the rules and make a little trouble out there. And I also hope that you will choose to make some of that trouble on behalf of women.
What I always tell people is... Unless you are so passionate about filmmaking that you would rather live out of your car than not do it, find something else to do as a career and do filmmaking as a hobby. This industry is one of the hardest to break into and be successful. It takes a lot of passion and dedication for it to get anywhere.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
Careers, like rockets, don't always take off on schedule. The key is to keep working the engines.
Either I will find a way, or I will make one.
You have to deal with the fact that your life is your life.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
There is nothing more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Risk something or forever sit with your dreams.
If you knew how much work went into it, you wouldn't call it genius.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
Throughout your career people will try to distract you.
Some will scream at you, others will say things behind your back, and a few feral animals will literally try to throw their stiletto heel in in your lane and trip you. Keep your eyes straight ahead and just run your race.
Growth and comfort do not coexist.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Choose a career you love and you will never have to go to work.
When I look at people that I would like to feel have been a mentor or an inspiring kind of archetype of what I'd love to see my career eventually be mentioned as a footnote for in the same paragraph, it would be, like, Bowie.