Hard Work Matters: Jonah Engler, Thomas Jefferson & More…

Learn why hard work matters, no more than ever – in our curation of our favorite quotes on ‘Why Hard work Matters in 2015’!

“There is no short-cut to success, that’s for sure. Be the first one in and last one out.” NYC entrepreneur Jonah Engler

“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

“…talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.” Patrick Süskind

“No one understands and appreciates the American Dream of hard work leading to material rewards better than a non-American.” Anthony Bourdain

“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

“What is hard work? It takes strength, energy, and stress to truly care about others enough to place oneself last, but it is easy to wrap oneself up and selfishly scramble on the heads of others.” Criss Jami

“It is going to be tough if you look for the easy way out because very rarely is there an easy way out. There is nothing that replaces hard work.” Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Life doesn’t reward the naturally clever or strong but those who can learn to fight and work hard and never quit.” Bear Grylls

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” Colin Powell

“Nobody’s a natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.” Paul Coffey

“Hard work is painful when life is devoid of purpose. But when you live for something greater than yourself and the gratification of your own ego, then hard work becomes a labor of love.” Steve Pavlina

“Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” David Bly

“My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.”Indira Gandhi

“Those who work super hard are always remembered.” Eric Vainer

“Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile.” Gary Ryan Blair

“Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful at anything you put your mind to.” Bob Cousy