Employee motivational quotes are an absolute necessity for maintaining a sense of wonder, pride, and zeal in their work.
For a leader, motivation must remain a permanent concern and he must continually work to motivate his teams.
Here’s a shocking statistic for you:
52% of employees perform without enthusiasm or care for their work.
Sometimes, we need to understand the concept that motivation is a continuous process. An employee feeling motivated today might not mean that he will feel the same tomorrow.
Thus, building a workplace environment which constantly motivates and encourages employees to do better. We have curated a list of 40 employee motivational quotes for every employee to set the tone for the new year.
Employee Motivational Quotes To Inspire Your Team
Here are 40 employee motivational quotes to instill confidence in your team.
1. Steve Jobs
Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.
– Steve Jobs
2. Lao Tzu
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
3. Elon Musk
It is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.
4. Sheryl Sandberg
Let me fall if I must fall. The one I become will catch me.
5. Simon Sinek
What good is an idea if it remains an idea? Try. Experiment. Iterate. Fail. Try again. Change the world.
6. Mark Twain
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
7. Benjamin Franklin
By failing to prepare, you’re preparing to fail.
8. Alan Turing
Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.
9. Mark Zuckerberg
Some people dream of success, while others wake up and work hard at it.
10. Michael Jordan
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
11. Walt Disney
The difference between winning and losing is most often not quitting.
12. Tim Cook
History rarely yields to one person, but think and never forget what happens when it does. That can be you. That should be you. That must be you.
13. Abraham Lincoln
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
14. Albert Einstein
Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.
15. Theodore Roosevelt
When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.
16. Jack Dorsey
You can worry about the competition…or you can focus on what’s ahead of you and drive fast.
17. Winston Churchill
Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
18. Lou Holtz
You were not born a winner and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be.
19. Henry Ford
Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re probably right.
20. Seth Godin
Don’t try to be the ‘next’. Instead, try to be the other, the changer, the new.
21. Thomas Edison
When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.
22. Indra Nooyi
The world is full of ideas today. If we don’t do it somebody else is going to do it.
23. José Mourinho
You win by effort, by commitment, by ambition, by quality, by expressing yourself individually but in the team context.
24. Marie Curie
First principle: never to let one’s self be beaten down by persons or by events.
25. Warren Buffet
Predicting rain doesn’t count. Building arks does.
26. Barack Obama
The cynics may be the loudest voices but I promise you, they will accomplish the least.
27. Babe Ruth
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.
28. Satya Nadella
Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don’t learn. So the last part to me is the key, especially if you have had some initial success. It becomes even more critical that you have the learning ‘bit’ always switched on.
29. Sergio Marchionne
We all tend to filter the world around us through what we know. So try and go beyond what you already know, fill your mind with the new, nourish it with different interests, open it to the extraordinary. Life is too short to let the world we experience be restricted by our own limited vision.
If you are the smartest person in the room, then you are in the wrong room.
31. Mary Barra
Whatever you decide to do, do it with passion and all of the energy that you have.
32. Llyod Blankfein
Life is unpredictable. Don’t close your minds to possibilities.
33. Michael Bierut
The more things you’re interested in, the better your work will be.
34. Donald Knuth
Always remember, however, that there’s usually a simpler and better way to do something than the first way that pops into your head.
35. David Ogilvy
Encourage innovation. Change is our lifeblood, stagnation our death knell.
36. Michael Phelps
With so many people saying it couldn’t be done, all it takes is an imagination.
37. Robert De Niro
Time goes on. So whatever you’re going to do, do it. Do it now. Don’t wait.
–Robert De Niro
38. Oprah Winfrey
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.
40. Zig Ziglar
Outstanding people have one thing in common: an absolute sense of mission.