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Readers of my books often write to me about how much they love the quotations I include.
Here are some of the success quotes used in Career Success Without a Real Job

The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.
— Oprah Winfrey

What is it that you like doing? If you don’t like it, get out of it, because you’ll be lousy at it. You don’t have to stay with a job for the rest of your life, because if you don’t like it you’ll never be successful in it.
— Lee Iacocca

You are what you do. If you do boring, stupid, monotonous work, chances
are you'll end up boring, stupid, and monotonous.
— Bob Black

Don't flaunt your success, but don't apologize for it either.
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his
life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
— William James

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I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain.
— Rita Mae Brown

The best way to enjoy your job is to imagine yourself without one.
— Oscar Wilde

I was proud to work with the great Gershwin, and I would have done it for nothing, which I did.
— Howard Dietz

"If you don't want to work you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work."
— Ogden Nash

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.

— Robert Frost

Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you'll have more success than you could possibly have imagined.
— Roger Caras

Each man has his own vocation; his talent is his call. There is one direction in which all space is open to him.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks
it the finest in the world.
— George Eliot

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the
formula for failure — which is: Try to please everybody.
— Herbert B. Swope

What counts is not the number of hours you put in, but how much you put in the hours.
— Unknown wise person

After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success.
— Mason Cooley

People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
— Anne Sullivan

Some aspects of success seem rather silly as death approaches.
— Donald A. Miller

How to succeed: try hard enough. How to fail: try too hard.
— Malcolm Forbes

One principal reason why people are so often useless is that they
neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their
attention among a multitude of objects and pursuits.
— Nathaniel Emmons

If your belief system has not molded the life you desire, how you
think will need to change.
— Asha Tyson

For More Great Quotes and Sayings See:
The Quotes and Sayings in the World's Best Retirement Book
Retirement Quotes and Sayings at The Joy of Not Working
Graffiti about Work at The Fun at Work Cafe
Career Success Quotes at the Real Success Resource Center
Inspirational Quotes at the Real Success Resource Center

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Author of The World's Best Retirement Book

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