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Top 102 Inspirational Work From Home Quotes

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Last Updated on 27 August, 2021
Top 102 Inspirational Work From Home Quotes

If you are here, searching for work from home quotes, chances are that you are feeling just as demotivated as me.

And that's okay. The world has changed dramatically in the last few months, and feeling lethargic, stressed out, or uninspired is very common.

As a result of the pandemic, the majority of companies have shifted to a work from home approach. We had to leave our office space and find a quiet corner at our homes. As a consequence, productivity and enthusiasm to get things done have plummeted.

Working remotely or from home, in general, eliminates the team bonding, work culture, and face-to-face encounters that make work enjoyable. As a result, the ability to work and achieve one's maximum potential of the remote employees is duly hampered.

Understandably, in such scenarios, everyone needs a push in the right direction towards their goals. Read the following 102 work from home quotes whenever you feel like procrastinating your work:

102 Powerful Work From Home Quotes To Get You All Fired Up

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1. Barack Obama

The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on.

2. Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.

3. Vince Lombardi

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses or the problems of modern society.

4. Calvin Coolidge

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.

5. Lucille Ball

Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work - and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.

6. Andrew Carnegie

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.

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7. Stephen Covey

Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.

8. Jason Fried

If working remotely is such a great idea, why isn't everyone doing it? I think it's because we've been bred on the idea that work happens from 9 to 5, in offices and cubicles. It's no wonder that most who are employed inside that model haven't considered other options or resist the idea that it could be any different. But it can.

9. Michelle Obama

You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it's important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.

10. Stephanie Ruhle

Work-life balance is not just a buzzy, self-help term that real business people laugh at. You need it.

11. Joshua Freeman

There is much more flexibility to work from home today.

12. Elon Musk

Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up.

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13. Franklin D. Roosevelt

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.

14. John Wooden

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.

15. Jim Rohn

If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.

16. Amelia Earhart

The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.

17. Confucius

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

18. Dead Poets Society

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys.

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19. Oscar Wilde

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

20. Dr. Seuss

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who'll decide where to go.

21. Marilyn Monroe

This life is what you make it. No matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes; it's a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you're going to mess it up.

22. Theodore Roosevelt

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

23. Maya Angelou

What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.

24. Ralph Waldo Emerson

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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25. Leonardo Da Vinci

I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.

26. Warren Buffet

I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.

27. Tim Cook

It's about finding your values and committing to them. It's about finding your North Star. It's about making choices. Some are easy. Some are hard. And some will make you question everything.

28. Sheryl Sandberg

Let me fall if I must fall. The one I become will catch me.

29. Oprah Winfrey

Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.

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30. Yoda

You must unlearn what you have learned.

31. Ayn Rand

The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.

32. Abraham Lincoln

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

33. Ernest Hemingway

If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing.

34. Anne Frank

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

35. Winston Churchill

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

36. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Whatever your life’s work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.

37. Albert Einstein

Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

38. Truman Capote

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.

39. C.S. Lewis

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

40. Dalai Lama

If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.

41. Les Brown

I don’t believe that man was born to work for a living; I believe he was born to make what he lives for HIS WORK.

42. Zig Ziglar

You can’t have a million-dollar dream with a minimum wage worth ethic.

43. Wayne Dyer

When you are inspired in your work, everything seems to fall into place.

44. Dr. Lauren Cunning

One of the biggest mistakes made by people who are wishing to become self-dependent is the inability to come to grips with the fact that it takes a lot of hard work.

45. John Morgan

If you want to improve your focus now, you should choose the places where you work or study. Avoid places that have a lot of tempting distractions.

46. Ted Robbins

Identify which part of the day you feel most confident and energized, and use this time to work on the tasks that require the most concentration.

47. Catherine Pulsifer

Keep improving your skills and educational qualifications and you will greatly improve your odds of success either in your current work or in a new endeavor.

48. J. J. Watt

Success isn’t owned. It’s leased, and rent is due every day.

49. Anonymous

If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse.

50. Alexander Graham Bell

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus

51. Thomas Jefferson

I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

52. Robert Louis Stevenson

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

53. Dale Carnegie

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.

54. Alex Turnbull

Successfully working from home is a skill, just like programming, designing or writing. It takes time and commitment to develop that skill.

55. Byron Pulsifer

To be able to work at home successfully takes all of the following: motivation, perseverance, work, good habits, no excuses, balance, accountability, and action.

56. Liz Grossman Kitoyi

Don’t work from bed. You want your bed to be a place of peace and calm, not work stress.

57. Dr. Tasha Holland-kornegay

Make sure you have a stress-free zone in your home office. Look for a break room. No need for a fancy setting. All you need is some soft lighting and something comfortable to sit on.

58. Michael Alexis

If you work from home, especially in cold-climates, you can go days without going outside. Getting a snake plant, money tree or areca palm can make a big difference for your work space.

59. Erik Allebest

Working from my home is worth a hundred thousand dollars just on its own – because of the freedom and because of the time saving.

60. Hailley Griffis

Not everyone has an office, so it’s all right to work at your dining room table or couch. My advice is to try and create some space between the places you are working and the places you are relaxing.

61. Elijah Schneider

Wake up and get ready just like you’re going to work. If you stay in your slippers all day you will not be as productive.

62. Marissa Owens

Establish a pre-work routine and an after-work routine. Working in the same place where you wake up, eat, and sleep can make anyone go crazy without proper boundaries in place.

63. Alex Muench

Remember to enjoy the freedom of being able to work from anywhere and the flexibility to adapt your work to your life rather than the other way around.

64. Jess Scott

Remote work offers flexibility, and I appreciate the work-life balance that comes with that.

65. Wade Foster

I jump right into work when I’m ready. And leave when I’m done. There’s zero friction between working and not.

66. Scott Berkun

The option to work from home when needed, or to try a different lifestyle without having to change jobs, is a win for everyone.

67. Jimmy Daly

Having a quiet day at home to write means I get work done way faster

68. Stephen Hawking

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

69. Robert Frost

The best way out is always through.

70. A.C. Benson

Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.

71. Ellen Degeneres

Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else’s path unless you’re in the woods and you’re lost and you see a path then by all means you should follow that.

72. Tony Fadell

It’s easy to solve a problem that everyone sees, but it’s hard to solve a problem that almost no one sees.

73. Elizabeth Gilbert

If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.

74. John Muir

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

75. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.

76. Elizabeth Lesser

Don’t persuade, defend or interrupt. Be curious, be conversational, be real. And listen.

77. R.A. Mashelkar

An innovator is one who does not know it cannot be done.

78. Henry David Thoreau

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

79. Margaret Heffernan

As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter for shame, but for learning.

80. Jack London

You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.

81. Louis C.K

“I’m bored” is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say “I’m bored.”

82. Josh Valman

If we can challenge convention, we can solve any problem.

83. Mary Poppins

In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and – SNAP – the job’s a game!

84. Margaret Mead

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

85. Chanakya

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourselves.

86. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over.

87. Elphaba

It’s time to try defying gravity.

88. Charles Dickens

I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.

89. Dr. Robert Schuller

Tough times never last, but tough people do.

90. Dustin, Stranger Things

Why are you keeping this curiosity door locked?

91. Shuri, Black Panther

How many times do I have to teach you: just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.

92. Conan O’Brien

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.

93. Hermann Hesse

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

94. James Joyce

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

95. Cheryl Strayed

Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig.

96. RuPaul

Fulfillment isn’t found over the rainbow—it’s found in the here and now. Today I define success by the fluidity with which I transcend emotional landmines and choose joy and gratitude instead.

97. Nikola Tesla

Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.

98. Carl Sagan

Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.

99. Charles Darwin

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

100. Barbara McClintock

If you know you are on the right track, if you have this inner knowledge, then nobody can turn you off… no matter what they say.

101. Princess Diana

Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.

102. Sir Richard Branson

We like to give people the freedom to work where they want, safe in the knowledge that they have the drive and expertise to perform excellently, whether they at their desk or in their kitchen. Yours truly has never worked out of an office, and never will.

In a nutshell

The last two years have been difficult, and the years ahead may be even tougher. But never let your motivation fade.

To be honest, working from home has its own perks. Remote workers have the freedom to work at their own pace. Since your home is your workplace now, you can experience workplace flexibility at max. Isn’t that wonderful?

We hope these inspiring quotes impart you with the energy to smash through all of your goals today. And even if you don't get everything done, accomplishing at least one to-do task is more than enough. So, which of the quotes are you going to share with your peers today?

Bhaswati Roy

This article is written by Bhaswati Roy who is a Content Marketer at Vantage Circle. In her spare time, she can be found reading crime thrillers or scrolling through food apps, unable to pick what to eat next. For any related queries, contact editor@vantagecircle.com.

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