12 Inspirational Quotes for Job Seekers

12 Inspirational Quotes for Job Seekers

Seeking a job can be tough on the spirit. It is a daily process of putting yourself out there to be accepted by a company. Between rejection emails, silence, LinkedIn advice, and interviews, it is often hard to stay motivated.

Today, we present you with 12 inspirational quotes for job seekers. Keep these with you as you continue your search to find your dream job!

1. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. “

- Mario Andretti |  Profession: Race Car Driver

2.  “Motivation is everything. You can do the work of two people, but you can't be two people. Instead, you have to inspire the next guy down the line and get him to inspire his people.”

- Lee Iacocca | Profession: Businessman

3. “Don’t worry about failure. You only have to be right once.”

- Drew Houston | Profession: Co-founder, Dropbox

4. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backward. So, you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”

- Steve Jobs | Profession: Founder & former CEO, Apple

5. “I try not to make any decisions that I am pretty excited about.”

- Jake Nickell | Profession: CEO, Threadless

6. “You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.”

- Maya Angelou | Profession: Author

7. “Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourselves with.”

- Michelle Obama | Profession: Lawyer & former U.S. First Lady

8..  “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination. Never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”

- Mae Jemison | Profession: Engineer, Physician, NASA astronaut

9. “Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be.”

- Elizabeth Gilbert | Profession: Novelist

10. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”

- Winston Churchill | Profession: former British Prime Minister

11. “Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing.”

- H. Stanley Judd | Profession: Author

12. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

- Confucius | Profession: Chinese teacher, Editor, Politician

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