25 Brilliant Productivity Quotes To Move Your Ass!

By December 1, 2014 6 Comments

People know many ways of breaking the deadlock at work. For some it will be a gallon of coffe, for others William Wallace’s battle speech on Youtube.

For me personally, the most effective are thoughts of people who achieved a lot thanks to their work style and approach to hard work.


Because those tips are true and proven. Here we go:

1. “He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”

– Muhammad Ali


2.”Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it.”

– Stephen hawking


3. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

– Steve Jobs


4. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”

– Stephen King


6. “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

– Leonardo da Vinci


7. “Never neglect details. When everyone’s mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.”

– Colin Powell


8. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. “

– Henry Ford


9. “The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.”

– Tom Peters


10. “The perfect is the enemy of the good.”

– Voltaire


11. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

– Benjamin Franklin


12. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”

– Peter Drucker


13. Work hard, have fun and make history.”

– Jeff Bezos


14. You don’t have to see whole staircase, just take the first step.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.


15. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”

– Michael Jordan


16. ” There’s a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you’ll never be successful.”

– Shia Labeouf


17. “There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.”

– John F. Kennedy


18. “Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.”

– Franz Kafka


19. “It is not enough to be busy… The question is: what are we busy about?”

-Henry David Thoreau


20. “Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.”

– John Randolph


21. “To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult.”

– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


22. “Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.”

– Bruce Lee

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23. “This is not really work when you are having fun.”


– Pierre Omidyar

24. “In the moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

– Theodore Roosevelt


25. “Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”

– Napoleon Bonaparte

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Do YOU have any quotes that makes you more productive? Please, leave a comment or share this post on Facebook!
Thank you 🙂
Jan Godlewski

Author Jan Godlewski

Content specialist at TimeCamp. Jan writes about productivity tools, tips and hacks.

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