Motivational Quotes to Inspire your Employees

60+ Short Motivational Quotes to Inspire your Employees

Motivational quotes for employees are game-changing for when they feel burdened and tired. Therefore, it is essential to lift their spirits and kindle energy and motivation in their hearts. Employers should display the quotes at the workplace or send out regular emails or messages to employees.

This article collects 60 short motivational quotes to inspire your employees and increase their esteem and enthusiasm.

Here are the 60 Motivational Quotes for the Employees

  1. Whether you think you can, or you believe you can’t—you’re right. — Henry Ford
  1. I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I’ll go to it laughing. — Herman Melville, Moby Dick
  1. The sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on. — Charles Dickens
  1. Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it or learn from it. — Rafiki
  1. The mind is its place and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. — John Milton
  1. Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure. — Stanley McChrystal
  1. The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me? — Ayn Rand
  1. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. — Michael Jordan
  1. Do or do not. There is no try. — Yoda.
  1. Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. — Judy Garland
  1. Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination. — Benjamin Disraeli, Coningsby
  1. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. — Marie Curie
  1. If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry. Worry fixes nothing. — Ernest Hemingway
  1. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. — Robert Louis Stevenson
  1. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly. — Neil Gaiman
  1. In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. — Thomas Jefferson
  1. So many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible. — Norton Juster
  1. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. — Steve Jobs
  1. Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. — George Addai
  1. The world you desire can be won. It exists. It is real. It is possible. It’s yours. — Ayn Rand
  1. It is not the spoon that bends; it is only yourself. — Spoon Boy
  1. Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE. — Joss Whedon
  1. It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe. — Muhammad Ali
  1. Speak softly and carry a big stick. — Theodore Roosevelt
  1. It’s life. You don’t figure it out. You just climb up on the beast and ride. ― Rebecca Wells
  1. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better; it’s not. — Dr. Suess
  1. You will never plow a field if you only turn it over in your mind. — Irish Proverb
  1. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. — Roald Dahl
  1. Imitation is suicide. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. — Harper Lee
  1. Very often, a change of self is needed more than a change of scene. — A.C. Benson
  1. Most people miss opportunity because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. — Thomas Edison
  1. It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. — Joseph Campbell
  1. It’s easy to solve a problem that everyone sees, but it’s hard to solve a problem that almost no one sees. — Tony Fadell
  1. If you’re alive, you’re a creative person. — Elizabeth Gilbert
  1. The power of imagination makes us infinite. — John Muir
  1. Never ruin an apology with an excuse. — Benjamin Franklin
  1. Don’t persuade, defend or interrupt. Be curious, be conversational, be honest. And listen. — Elizabeth Lesser
  1. Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. —Truman Capote
  1. As long as they are well-intentioned, mistakes are not a matter of shame but for learning. — Margaret Heffernan
  1. You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club. — Jack London
  1. If we can challenge convention, we can solve any problem. — Josh Valman
  1. In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the joy, and—SNAP—the job’s a game! — Mary Poppins
  1. Always remember that you are unique. Just like everyone else. — Margaret Mead
  1. We can easily forgive a child afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. — Plato
  1. What I love most about rivers is, you can’t step into the same river twice. — Pocahontas
  1. It’s time to try defying gravity. — Elphaba
  1. Tough times never last, but tough people do. — Dr. Robert Schuller
  1. Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.

George R.R. Martin

  1. When they give you lined paper, write the other way. ― Ray Bradbury
  1. Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.— Conan O’Brien
  1. A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. — James Joyce
  1. Do you think miners stand around all day talking about how hard it is to mine for coal? They do not. They simply dig. ― Cheryl Strayed
  1. Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more. — Nikola Tesla
  1. A man who dares to waste one hour has not discovered the value of life. — Charles Darwin
  1. Only if we understand can we care. Only if we care will we help. Only if we help, we shall be saved. ― Jane Goodall
  1. 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.  —  Barbara McClintock
  1. When you constrain freedom, freedom will take flight and land on a windowsill. ― Ai Weiwei
  1. Look at life with the eyes of a child.  —  Henri Matisse
  1. No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world. —  Robin Williams
  1. Be so good they can’t ignore you. — Steve Martin


Motivational quotes for employees are inspiring. They can inspire and uplift employees of all ages. Employers can use them to increase productivity and morale in the organization. Employees need inspiration, and the more they are motivated, the more they perform.

So, try to use these motivational quotes and make your organization a great place to work. Motivational quotes for employees will surely help the employees in their careers.

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