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12 Career Quotes and Sayings

There is no shortage of career quotes and sayings, which we love. In fact, we make it a practice to share the most insightful, most inspiring career quotes, especially those that are in line with our mission to assist you on your journey of self-discovery through understanding your natural abilities. In this post, we feature a few of our favorite quotes. Which ones resonate with you?

fisk quotes

“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” -Carlton Fisk


“If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.” -Jane Fonda


bob dylan career sayings

“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” -Bob Dylan

gloria steinem quote

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” -Gloria Steinem


peter drucker career sayings

“Most people think they know what they are good at. They are usually wrong.” -Peter Drucker


yogi career sayings

“You are very powerful, provided you know how powerful you are.” -Yogi Bhajan

milton berle career sayings

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle


sandberg career sayings

“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” -Sheryl Sandberg


sills career sayings

“There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” -Beverly Sills


swindoll career sayings

“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.” -Charles Swindoll


gandhi career sayings

“The future depends on what you do today.” -Mahatma Gandhi