Frustration, lack of motivation and doubt have a funny way of creeping into our lives. This is especially true during a job search process, when we feel ignored at work and when things are not going the way we had hoped. 

The path won’t always be a straight one and will include road bumps. Keep pressing forward, stay persistent and be your biggest fan!


Here are powerful quotes to meditate on for your career success & happiness:


When You Want Career Confidence

  1. “What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  2. “A little progress each day adds up to big results”  – Anonymous
  3. “Setting goals is the first step into turning the invisible into the visible.” – Tony Robbins
  4. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over it became a butterfly.”- Proverb
  5. “Whether you think you can or can’t you’re right.”  – Henry Ford
  6. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown


When You Want Career Meaning

  1. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius
  2. “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.” – Steve Jobs
  3. “Find out what you like doing best, and get someone to pay you for doing it.” – Katharine Whitehorn
  4. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”  – Milton Berle
  5. “Those who have a ‘why’ to live, can bear with almost any ‘how’.” – Viktor E. Frankl
  6. “There is no passion to be found playing small—in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”  – Nelson Mandela


When You Want to Overcome Career Challenges & Hurdles

  1. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  2. “I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it.” – Charles Swindoll
  3. “Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.”  – Chris Grosser
  4. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”  – Mark Twain
  5. “If necessity is the mother of invention, conflict is its father.” – Kenneth Kaye
  6. “He who never makes an effort, never risks a failure.”  – Anonymous


When you want Career Action, Strategy & Resourcefulness

  1. “The future depends on what you do today.”  – Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills
  3. “The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.” – George Bernard Shaw
  4. “I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do.” – Helen Keller
  5. “If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission” – Anonymous
  6. “We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.” -Dale Carnegie


When you want Motivation around Career Success, Hard Work and Hustle


  1. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”  – Mae West
  2. “Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.” – George Lucas
  3. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  4. “You can’t build a reputation on what you’re going to do.” – Confucius
  5. “You can always do more than you think you can.” – John Wooden
  6. “Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. “Your attitude determines how well you do it.” – Lou Holtz