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50 Work Hard Quotes By Famous People

What does working hard mean? It means working efficiently and effectively to achieve a certain objective. There is a common phrase that goes by, “hard work pays off.” This is usually the case if the effort and dedication is put towards something you want to achieve. It is rare for someone to put their efforts into something and lack what they needed. Even if you do not get what you desired, there will always be a reward that is worth your efforts. It could be a lesson, discovery, or invention.

Among other benefits, working hard has its essential implications;

  • It promotes and leads to self-improvement
  • One is able to develop a doctrine of focus and self-discipline
  • Enhances productivity and efficiency
  • There is an improvement in the current skill and development of new ones
  • There is an increased mental toughness that labels you as a hard worker
  • You finally achieve your objectives, learn, and discover more

Working hard goes hand in hand with working smart. You might work hard to move a heavy load manually, whereas you can move the load with a machine. This is working smart. Once you have identified your objection and realize what you have to do to achieve them, hard work comes in, where you put more effort and finally become successful.





  1. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell
  2. “Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be You…Be Free…Share.” ― Steve Maraboli
  3. “I have had lots of luck in my career but there has also been a lot of hard work.” – Maria Sharapova




  4. “It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them.” ― Martina Boone
  5. “Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come.” – Dwayne Johnson




  6. “From my dad I learned to be good to people, to always be honest and straightforward. I learned hard work and perseverance.” – Luke Bryan
  7. “If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.” ― Michelangelo Buonarroti
  8. “There is no substitute for hard work, 23 or 24 hours a day. And there is no substitute for patience and acceptance.” – Cesar Chavez
  9. “…talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” ― Patrick Süskind
  10. “Every job from the heart is, ultimately, of equal value. The nurse injects the syringe; the writer slides the pen; the farmer plows the dirt; the comedian draws the laughter. Monetary income is the perfect deceiver of a man’s true worth.” ― Criss Jami




  11. “For me, I’m an American and I’m a Mexican. I live here. And it hurts me the way a lot of people talk about Mexicans when I know we’re all about hard work and dedication.” – Andy Ruiz Jr.
  12. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.” ― Vince Lombardi
  13. “It is a pity that doing one’s best does not always answer.” – Charlotte Bronte
  14. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” – Pele




  15. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson
  16. “The pretty ones are usually unhappy. They expect everyone to be enamored of their beauty. How can a person be content when their happiness lies in someone else’s hands, ready to be crushed at any moment? Ordinary-looking people are far superior, because they are forced to actually work hard to achieve their goals, instead of expecting people to fall all over themselves to help them.” ―  Cornell Michel




  17. “Working hard overcomes a who lot of other obstacles. You can have unbelievable intelligence, you can have connections, you can have opportunities fall out of the sky. But in the end, hard work is the true, enduring characteristic of successful people.” ― Marsha Evans
  18. “I’m lazy! I hate work! Hate hard work in all its forms! Clever shortcuts, that’s all I’m about!” ― Eliezer Yudkowsky
  19. “From my dad I learned to be good to people, to always be honest and straightforward. I learned hard work and perseverance.” – Luke Bryan
  20. “Nothing worth doing is easy,” frank said. “Especially not in the beginning. But I’m not about to give up.” ― Morgan Matson




  21. “Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  22. “I’ve always resented the smug statements of politicians, media commentators, corporate executives who talked of how, in America, if you worked hard you would become rich. The meaning of that was if you were poor it was because you hadn’t worked hard enough. I knew this was a lie, about my father and millions of others, men and women who worked harder than anyone, harder than financiers and politicians, harder than anybody if you accept that when you work at an unpleasant job that makes it very hard work indeed.” ― Howard Zinn
  23. “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” – Kevin Hart
  24. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  25. “It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.” – Virginia Woolf



  26. “As Aristotle said, ‘Excellence is a habit.’ I would say furthermore that excellence is made constant through the feeling that comes right after one has completed a work which he himself finds undeniably awe-inspiring. He only wants to relax until he’s ready to renew such a feeling all over again because to him, all else has become absolutely trivial.” ― Criss Jami
  27. “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson
  28. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” – Newt Gingrich
  29.  “Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.” ― Thomas Jefferson
  30. “Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities.” – Ludwig Von Mises




  31. “Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.” – Ben Carson
  32. “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” – Booker T. Washington
  33. “Sometimes there’s not a better way. Sometimes there’s only the hard way.” – Mary E. Pearson
  34. “It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them.” – Martina Boone
  35. “Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it’ll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.” – Kevin Hart




  36. “Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.” – Napoleon Hill
  37. “Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  38. “Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.” – Robert Half
  39. “No one understands and appreciates the American Dream of hard work leading to material rewards better than a non-American.” ― Anthony Bourdain
  40. “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” – Barack Obama



  41. “I don’t pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  42. “She was tough in the best sense of the word. She’d taken blows, the disappointments, and had worked her way through them. Some people, he knew, would have buckled under, found a clutch, or given up. But she had carved a place for herself and made it work.” ― Nora Roberts
  43. “Without hustle, talent will only carry you so far.” – Gary Vaynerchuk
  44. “If you give it your all and still lose, you have nothing to be ashamed of. You can hold your head high that you tried your best. When you don’t give it your all and lose, you will have nothing but regret and wonder “what if I gave it my all?” – Orson Scott Card




  45. “If you wait for the mango fruits to fall, you’d be wasting your time while others are learning how to climb the tree.” – Michael Bassey Johnson




  46. “The American Dream is still alive out there, and hard work will get you there. You don’t necessarily need to have an Ivy League education or to have millions of dollars startup money. It can be done with an idea, hard work and determination.” – Bill Rancic
  47. “I’m really very self-confident when it comes to my work. When I take on a project, I believe in it 100%. I really put my soul into it. I’d die for it. That’s how I am.” ― Michael Jackson
  48. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.” – Frank Ocean
  49. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi
  50. “Everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to do the work!” – Kevin Hart



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My name is Rashed Miah, I am the CEO and founder of THE RICH GETS RICHER. This website was founded in October 2018. I am very passionate to talk about success, I followed my passion and decided to express my knowledge of success to the world through this website. For all individuals who visits this site, my overall aim is to motivate them about their life, also to help them financially, spiritually, mentally and physically when it comes to success and achieving big goals and dreams.

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