Inspirational quotes can be a great way to motivate a colleague, employee, or friend at work. Below are the top 15 inspirational quotes for work taken from the careers website Our favorite motivational quote and favorite quote for inspiring great work out of a person or employee. 1. “Great things are never easy” — Vandal Savage All hard work quotes: 2. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice.” — Pele 3. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn 4. “Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.” — Benjamin Desraeli 5. “The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” – Bill Copeland 6. “A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.” — Bruce Lee 7. “Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.” — George Lucas 8. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — C.S. Lewis 9. “When you have a lot of confidence and you feel like nobody can beat you, it’s game over for everyone else.” — Jason Day 10. “Confidence is a lot of this game or any game. If you don’t think you can, you won’t.” — Jerry West 11. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Seneca 12. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” — Harry Golden 13. “I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it” — Thomas Jefferson 14. “Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.” ― Erica Jong 15. “Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer See the full list of 150 inspirational quotes for work here.