1000+ Short Inspirational Quotes

160+ Motivational Quotes For Employees To Achieve Targets

Quotations are used for a variety of reasons: to illuminate the meaning or to support the arguments of the work in which it is being quoted, to provide direct information about the work being quoted (whether in order to discuss it, positively or negatively). Good motivational quotes for your employees should be inspiring and empowering…and should not sound like something you lifted from a cheesy greeting card.

The best way to motivate your employees is by writing a small motivation quotes on their desks or by pasting these quotes into their calendar. Usually, the owner or team leader has to play an extravagant role in this motivational session for their employees is by observing each and every employee and by giving a respected quote to them. Like if anyone is expecting that someone is going to change their life so you have to paste quotes like “no one is going to change my life only I can do it for me”, these quotes usually motivated the employees.

Mostly of employees are working in depression, in order to support their family, these people usually listen to the aggressive lectures of team leaders and gradually putting all of the mess in inside. People have to learn the lesson of self-respect must but for the sake of others or the just little amount, they disrespect their self. Employees who don’t have motivation or goals in their life will become employees in the future but which have goals in their life, they will become the leaders and they rule the world.

Motivational Quotes For Employees

A major role is usually played by great leaders to motivate their employees and get them on a beautiful path of life, having a generous goal in life also. But usually, we see the leaders have a cruel behavior with their employee and degrade them, insulting them. A true leader has big hearts and big minds in which only the welfare of others exists and keep in connection with the other low budget employee exists.

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An employee like me is searching for some authentic and motivational quotes for themselves in order to pursue themselves. Please get up and motivate your self for your own life because only you have the capability to change your life. World richest man and a Microsoft owner Bill Gates says that “You born poor is not your fault but if u die poor is your fault”.

It’s extremely important to develop your employee and keep them motivated because The whole empire is built and running by them. That’s why here I’m sharing 160+ Best Motivational Quotes For Employees to keep them focused on the target.

Motivational Quotes For Employees To Achieve Targets

Motivational Quotes for employees

  • Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds. – SEAL Team
  • Inspiration is the windfall from hard work and focus. Muses are too unreliable to keep on the payroll.– Helen Hanson
  • It doesn’t take strength to win. It takes the true heart of the team to win. – Emily Voyles
  • It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit. – Sandra Swinney
  • It is not a question of how well each process works; the question is how well they all work together. – Lloyd Dobens
  • Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.– Louis Pasteur
  • Life is about making an impact, not making an income. – Kevin Kruse
  • Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless. —Jamie Paolinetti
  • No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work. – Jonathan Sacks
  • No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it. – H.E. Luccock, American Methodist minister
  • No one ever drowned in sweat. — USMC Officer
  • Nobody’s natural. You work hard to get good and then work to get better. It’s hard to stay on top.
  • Nothing in life comes easy.– Unknown
  • Once you have commitment, you need the discipline and hard work to get you there.– Haile Gebrselassie

One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say that individuality counts but team work dynamites. – Jin Kwon

  • Only cooked time tastes well.– Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed
  • Patience can be bitter but her fruit is always sweet.– Habeeb Akande
  • People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily. –Zig Ziglar
  • Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence. —Vince Lombardi
  • Sometimes it takes a lowly, title-less man to humble the world. Kings, rulers, CEOs, judges, doctors, pastors, they are already expected to be greater and wiser.– Criss Jami
  • Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.– Saint Francis
  • Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. –Arthur Ashe
  • Strength lies in differences, not in similarities – Stephen Covey
  • Synergy — the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously – Mark Twain
  • Talent is what God gives us, Skill is what we give back to Him. – Eliel Pierre
  • Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything. – Patrick Suskind

quotes for employee appreciation

  • Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. – Michael Jordan
  • Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it. – Brian Tracy
  • The best revenge is a massive success. – Frank Sinatra
  • The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra. – Jimmy Johnson
  • The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team. – John Wooden
  • The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.- Hasidic Proverb
  • The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. —Amelia Earhart
  • The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side – Margaret Carty
  • The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.– Harry Golden
  • The only way to do great work is to love what you do.– Steve Jobs
  • The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. —Ayn Rand
  • The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ? Walt Disney Company
  • The whole is greater than the sum of the parts – Kurt Koffka
  • There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.– Beverly Sills
  • There are no traffic jams along the extra mile. –Roger Staubach

Quotes about employees value

  • There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. –Aristotle
  • Throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find the happiness that you had thought could never be yours.– Dale Carnegie
  • Too many irons, not enough fire.– S. Kelley Harrell
  • TURNED ON people figure out how to beat the competition, TURNED OFF people only complain about being beaten by the competition.– Ben Simonton

We are really competing against ourselves. We have no control over how other people perform. – Pete Cashmore

  • We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle
  • We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.- Maya Angelou
  • Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. – Napoleon Hill
  • When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality. – Joe Paterno
  • When I meet successful people I ask about 100 questions to find out who they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.– Kiana Tom
  • When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me. – Erma Bombeck
  • Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. – Vince Lombardi
  • Work hard and be patient. The rest will follow.– Unknown
  • Working on the right thing is probably more important than working hard. – Caterina Fake
  • You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have. —Maya Angelou
  • You were hired because you met expectations, you will be promoted if you can exceed them.– Saji Ijiyemi

motivational quotes for teamwork

  • Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it. – Buddha
  • A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way. – Proverb
  • A clay pot sitting in the sun will always be a clay pot. It has to go through the white heat of the furnace to become porcelain.– Mildred Struven
  • A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. – Colin Powell
  • A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. – Proverb
  • A single leaf working alone provides no shade. – Chuck Page
  • All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.– Calvin Coolidge
  • Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much – Helen Keller
  • Be a user of your own product. Make it better based on your own desires. But don’t trick yourself into thinking you are the user. – Evan Williams
  • Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
  • Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. –Joshua J. Marine
  • Change is hard work. – Billy Crystal
  • Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. – Henry Ford
  • Criticism is the best sign you’re onto something. – Micheal Lopp
  • Do or do not. There is no try. —Yoda
  • Do the things you like to be happier, stronger & more successful. Only so is hard work replaced by dedication.– Rossana Condoleo
  • Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. —Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today. – Will Rogers
  • Either we’re a team or we aren’t. Either you trust me, or you don’t – Ally Carter, in Heist Society
  • Either you run the day, or the day runs you. –Jim Rohn
  • Embrace the pain to inherit the gain. – Habeeb Akande
  • Everything has beauty, but not everyone can see. —Confucius
  • Everything yields to diligence.– Thomas Jefferson
  • Fall seven times and stand up eight. –Japanese Proverb
  • Goodness and hard work are rewarded with respect.– Luther Campbell
  • Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.– Robert Hall
  • I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. – Florence Nightingale
  • I do not care about happiness simply because I believe that joy is something worth fighting for.– Criss Jami
  • I don’t have a blue-collar job. It’s more of a green collar, because of all the yellow sweat stains mixing in.– Jarod Kintz

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. —Rosa Parks

  • I hope the millions of people I’ve touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.– Michael Jordan
  • If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. – Henry Ford
  • If I told you I’ve worked hard to get where I’m at, I’d be lying, because I have no idea where I am right now.– Jarod Kintz
  • If two men on the same job agree all the time, one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless – Darryl F. Zanuck
  • If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.- Steve Jobs
  • If you can laugh together, you can work together – Robert Orben
  • If you don’t burn out at the end of each day, you’re a bum.– George Lois
  • If you hear a voice within you say you cannot paint, then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. – Vincent Van Gogh
  • If you try and lose then it isn’t your fault. But if you don’t try and we lose, then it’s all your fault. – Orson Scott Card
  • If you work hard and study hard. And you fcuk up. That’s okay. If you fcuk up and you fcuk up, then you’re a fcuk up.– Justin Halpern
  • If your dream is a big dream, and if you want your life to work on the high level that you say you do, there’s no way around doing the work it takes to get you there.– Joyce Chapman
  • In union there is strength. – Aesop

motivational quotes for employee

  • Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. – Ryunosuke Satoro
  • Great things are done by a series of small things brought together – Vincent Van Gogh
  • To stand apart from the competition, you must first stand together as a team.
  • Problems become opportunities when the right people join together.
  • The strength of the team is in each individual member… the strength of each member is in the team.
  • When a team of dedicated individuals makes a commitment to act as one…the sky’s the limit.
  • It is our differences that bring us together. It is our differences that make our ideas more meaningful. It is our differences that create a team that is one of a kind.
  • Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
  • Stand together as a team. With integrity, vision, and determination together you will succeed where others cannot.
  • It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone.
  • Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude. – Ralph Marston
  • Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference. – Winston Churchill
  • A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst…a spark that creates extraordinary results.
  • Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz

motivational quotes for employee appreciation

  • It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect It’s successful outcome. – William James
  • It’s not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life; it is how you handle what happens to you. – Zig Ziglar
  • The day is what you make it! So why not make it a great one? – Steve Schulte
  • It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. – Lou Holtz
  • Believe you can and you are halfway there. – Theodore Roosevelt
  • Keep your face to the sun and you cannot see the shadows – Helen Keller
  • Your attitude, almost always determines your altitude in life.
  • The one thing that you have that no one else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, and your passion. Start everyday your way.
  • We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. – Einstein
  • The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Socrates
  • If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. – Abraham Maslow
  • It takes courage to step off of the familiar to embrace the new and unknown future. But when you do, the possibilities are endless.
  • In the confrontation between the river and the rock, the river always wins…not through strength but by perseverance.
  • Take the initiative and lead the way. You can make the difference.
  • A leader’s job is to look into the future, and to see the organization not as it is…but as it can become.
  • Excellence is the result of caring more than others think is wise, risking more than others think is safe, dreaming more than others think is practical, and expecting more than others think is possible.
  • Do what you know is right…always. With commitment to your deepest convictions you stand tall against time and tide.
  • Excellence is never an accident; it is the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.

What we can easily see is only a small percentage of what is possible. Imagination is having the vision to see what is just below the surface; to picture that which is essential, but invisible to the eye.

  • Your true character is revealed by the clarity of your convictions, the choices you make, and the promises you keep.
  • True strength is not in showing the world how strong you are but having the strength to win the battles the world knows nothing about.
  • Each day begins with new hope. Make today a day filled with a commitment to excellence.
  • The secret of getting ahead, is getting started. – Mark Twain
  • When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. – Henry J. Kaiser
  • Well done, is better than well said. – Benjamin Franklin
  • Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. – Richard Branson”
  • Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
  • Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. – Michael Jordan
  • Approach every challenge with a level head, unwavering focus and a determination to light the way for others to succeed.
  • Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others. – Winston Churchill
  • Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.
  • It is attitude, not circumstance, that makes success possible in even the most unlikely conditions.
  • The road to success is sometimes long and arduous. It takes unwavering commitment and a will to succeed in order to complete the journey.

employee appreciation quotes

  • Success is not by chance, it takes someone willing to climb a mountain full of obstacles and challenges. It may seem insurmountable from a distance, but if you imagine with all your mind and believe with all your heart, you will reach the top.
  • Successful is the person who has lived well, laughed often and loved much, who has gained the respect of children, who leaves the world better than they found it, who has never lacked appreciation for the earth’s beauty, who never fails to look for the best in others or give the best of themselves.
  • Leadership is about capturing the imagination and enthusiasm of your people with clearly defined goals that cut through the fog like a beacon in the night.
  • A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others. A person does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the quality of one’s actions and the integrity of one’s intent. In the end, leaders are much like eagles… they don’t flock, you find them one at a time.
  • Service is the lifeblood of any organization. Everything flows from it and is nourished by it. Customer service is not a department… it’s an attitude.
  • Extraordinary service is the result of anticipating the need and providing the solution before the customer requires it
  • Accountability is paramount. It is easy to dodge responsibilities, but regardless of conditions the consequences of avoidance cannot be dodged.


  • The high road to service is traveled with integrity, compassion and understanding; people don’t care how much we know until they know how much we care.
  • Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed…every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle…when the sun comes up, you’d better be running. – Proverb
  • Change is life giving. It helps us grow into someone greater than we already are.
  • Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. – Stephen King
  • Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln
  • Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martink Luther King Jr.


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