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45 Best Motivational Quotes For Work: Perfect For Presentations & Slide Decks

Focus, determination, and focus. How do you inspire your team? These quotes can help with motivation they need. Great for presentations, slide decks, corporate retreats, or reflection in your next team meeting.

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  1.  “Eighty percent of success is showing up.”
    – Woody Allen, American film director
  2.  “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act. But a habit.”
    –  Aristotle, Greek philosopher
  3.  “If you are not where you want to be, do not quit, Instead reinvent yourself and change your habits.”
    – Eric Thomas, American motivational speaker
  4.  “Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.”
    – Henry Ford, American industrialist
  5.  “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.”
    – Henry Ford, American industrialist
  6.  “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”
    – Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher
  7.  “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”
    – Meister Eckhart, German theologian
  8.  “Abandon anything about your life and habits that might be holding you back. Learn to create your own opportunities.”
    – Sophia Amoruso, American businesswoman
  9.  “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken..”
    – Warren Buffett, American business magnate
  10.  “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.”
    – John C. Maxwell, American author
  11.  “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
    – Arthur Ashe, American tennis player
  12.  “Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”
      – Mark Twain, American author
  13.  “You can have results or excuses. Not both.”
    – Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian-American actor
  14.  “There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.”
    – Alan Cohen, author
  15.  “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
    – Maya Angelou, American poet
  16.  “Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest.”
    – Leo Babauta, author
  17. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.”
    – Tim Ferriss, American entrepreneur
  18. “You have the power on your mind, not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”
    – Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor
  19.  “Work harder on you than everyone else and you will become unusually successful.”
    – Dani Johnson, Businesswomen
  20. “Self-esteem comes from achieving something important when it’s hard to do.”
    – Clayton M. Christensen, American business consultant
  21.  “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
    – Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author
  22.  “Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible.”
    – Miguel De Unamuno, Spanish essayist
  23.  “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend first four sharpening the axe. “
    – Abraham Lincoln, 16th president
  24.  “What better place than here, what better time than now.”
    – Tony Robbins, American author
  25.  “Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without”
    – Confucius, Chinese philosopher
  26.  “Either you run the day or the day runs you.”
    – Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur
  27.  “Don’t wish it were easier. Wish you were better.”
    – Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur
  28.  “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.”
    – Thomas Jefferson, 3rd president
  29.  “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
    – Thomas Edison, American inventor
  30.  “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.”
    – George Lorimer, American journalist
  31.  “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”
    – Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president
  32.  “The future depends on what you do today.”
    – Mahatma Gandhi, Indian activist
  33.  “If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.”
    – Catherine Pulsifier, Author
  34.  “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
    – John D. Rockefeller, American business magnate
  35.  “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.”
    – Elon Musk, business magnate
  36.  “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.”
    – Sheryl Sandberg, American business executive
  37. “Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure.”
    – Stanley McChrystal, retired United States Army general
  38.  “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together”
    – Vincent Van Gogh, Dutch post-impressionist painter
  39.  “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”
    – Michael Jordan, American basketball player
  40.  “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”
    – Lou Holtz, former American football player
  41.  "Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change."
    – Stephen Hawking, English theoretical physicist
  42.  "If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing. "
    – Ernest Hemingway, American novelist
  43.  "Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler."
    – Albert Einstein, Theoretical physicist
  44. "Innovation distinguishes from a leader and a follower."
    – Steve Jobs, American business magnate
  45. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.“
    – Robert Schuller, motivational speaker

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