25 Brilliant Productivity Quotes To Move Your Ass!

  • December 1, 2014
  • by Jakub Szyszka
  • 6 comments

People know many ways of breaking the deadlock at work. For some it will be a gallon of coffee, 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.

Why?

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

muhammad ali productivity quote

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

– Stephen hawking

stephen hawking productivity quote

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

– Steve Jobs

steve jobs productivity quote

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

– Stephen King

stephen king productivity quote

6. “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

– Leonardo da Vinci

leonardo da vinci productivity quote

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

– Colin Powell

collin powell productivity quote

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

– Henry Ford

henry ford productivity quote

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

– Tom Peters

tom peters productivity quote

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

– Voltaire

voltaire productivity quote

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

– Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin quote

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

– Peter Drucker

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

– Jeff Bezos

jeff bezos productivity quote

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

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

– Michael Jordan

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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

shia labeouf productivity quote

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

– John F. Kennedy

john f. kennedy productivity quote

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

– Franz Kafka

franz kafka productivity quote

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

-Henry David Thoreau

henry david thoreau productivity quote

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

– John Randolph

john randolph productivity quote

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

– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

goethe productivity quote

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 productivity quote

– 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

roosevelt productivity quote

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

– Napoleon Bonaparte

bonaparte productivity quote

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

Content Marketing Specialist at TimeCamp. Passionate about being another frustrated musician ;) Most recently immersed in the adventurous world of content marketing and brand building.

6 Comments

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  1. jwjb
    December 27, 2014 at 18:50
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    Enjoyed all of the quotes especially considering we are in the midst of the holidays where our productivity is sure to dwindle as the year winds down.

  2. Flavia Amorim
    March 11, 2015 at 03:46
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    Only men! Where is the strong voice of an woman?

    1. Jan Godlewski
      May 22, 2015 at 09:40
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      Great idea for next post, thanks!

  3. Jan Godlewski
    September 28, 2015 at 14:18
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    Many thanks!

  4. Eileen
    May 8, 2018 at 16:02
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    All men! Where are the women?

    1. Kate Kurzawska
      May 10, 2018 at 10:01
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      Eileen! You can find some great quotes in this post: 7 Extremely Inspiring Quotes by Successful Businesswomen, here’s the link – https://www.timecamp.com/blog/index.php/2018/02/7-extremely-inspiring-quotes-successful-businesswomen/ or in this one: Hear The Voice of Strong Women: 12 Productivity Quotes – https://www.timecamp.com/blog/index.php/2015/06/hear-voice-strong-women-12-productivity-quotes/

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