15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Focus During an Extended Job Search


Getting a great job is rarely a stress-free process. It can take months of hard work and multiple failed attempts to finally find the right opportunity.  Needless to say, there can be times when motivation is a challenge.

15 Motivational Quotes to Help You Stay Focused on Your Job Search

When the going gets tough, it’s only natural to need a little encouragement. It can be comforting to know that some of the most accomplished people in the world have been in your shoes and have prevailed. Get the boost you need by reading these inspirational quotes and applying them to your current job search situation:

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

“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

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”– John Wooden

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

“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. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking until you find it. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs

“You never fail until you stop trying.” – Albert Einstein

“If you can DREAM it, you can DO it.” – Walt Disney

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and will always solve the problems of the human race.” – Calvin Coolidge

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

“Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.” – Zig Ziglar

Don’t settle for anything less than your dream job.

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