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55+ Best Diligence Quotes To Keep You Working Hard

Diligence quotes are quite inspiring.

Diligence is the quality that helps you remain persistent in your work or study to accomplish a task.

Maintaining diligence can be a little tough sometimes due to the constant distractions that surround us today. Some of us lack the motivation to sit down and complete scheduled tasks without getting distracted.

Diligence is regarded as one of the seven virtues that should be present inside a person. We are expected to perform diligently right from the point that our education begins. Many believe that the remedy to lacking diligence is simply practice, you can train yourself to pick up the virtue. These quotes about diligence are a perfect way to gain the motivation to get started on your work.

Do you find these diligence quotes enlightening? Check out these [distraction quotes] and [discipline quotes] for more inspirational quotes.

The Best Quotes On Diligence And Hard Work

Diligence quotes are motivating for study sessions.

In this section find some good due diligence quotes that will help you to achieve a better focus on your work. Which of these inspirational quotes will inspire you?

1.  “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.”

‒ Vince Lombardi.

2. “There are two days in my calendar: This day and that day.”

‒ Martin Luther.

3. “What we hope ever to do with ease, we must first learn to do with diligence.”

‒ Samuel Johnson, ‘The Life Of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 4’.

4. “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.”

‒ Abigail Adams.

5. “Being forced to work, and forced to do your best, will breed in you temperance and self-control, diligence and strength of will, cheerfulness and content...”

‒ Charles Kingsley.

6. “If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.”

‒ Samuel Johnson.

7. “But I never could have done what I have done, without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence…”

‒ Charles Dickens.

8. “Prefer diligence before idleness, unless you esteem rust above brightness.”

‒ Plato.

9. “The reward of a work is to have produced it; the reward of effort is to have grown by it.”

‒ Antonin Sertillanges.

10. “Patience and diligence, like faith, remove mountains.”

‒ William Penn.

11. “When you lack interest in the case the job will very likely lack skill and diligence in the performance.”

‒ Abraham Lincoln.

12. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”

‒ Thomas Alva Edison.

13. “Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you.”

‒ Arnold Palmer.

14. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”

‒ Beverly Sills.

15. “That which ordinary men are fit for, I am qualified in, and the best of me is diligence.”

‒ William Shakespeare, ‘King Lear’.

16. “Composition is for the most part an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance.”

‒ Samuel Johnson.

17. “Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.”

‒ Ann Landers.

18. “Work is doing it. Discipline is doing it every day. Diligence is doing it well every day.”

‒ Dave Ramsay.

19. “Active valour may often be the present of nature; but such patient diligence can be the fruit only of habit and discipline.”

‒ Edward Gibbon, ‘The History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire’.

20. “For dreams to come true, it requires diligence. Believing is the most important thing!”

‒ Yunho.

21. "Diligence is the mother of good luck."

- Benjamin Franklin.

Inspirational Hard Work And Diligence Quotes

Inspirational diligence quotes are stimulating for the brain.

If you are in need of some hard work and easy diligence quotes, you will find some inspirational quotes about diligence in this section. These inspirational quotes will prepare you to move towards success by being diligent.

22. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.”

‒ David Bly.

23. “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”

‒ Newt Gingrich.

24. “Diligence overcomes difficulties; sloth makes them.”

‒ Benjamin Franklin.

25. “For every two minutes of glamour, there are eight hours of hard work.”

‒ Jessica Savitch.

26. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”

‒ Colin Powell.

27. “Flowers are prettiest where they are watered the most.”

‒ Matshona Dhliwayo.

28. “The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.”

‒ Confucious.

29. “Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.”

‒ Buddha.

30. “You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple.”

‒ Steve Jobs.

31. “Your right is only to perform your duty. You do not have right to expect any consequences there of. You should neither be motivated by the fruits of your action, nor should they encourage you to be inactive.”

– ‘The Bhagavad Gita’.

32. “When a person is devoted to something with complete faith, I unify his faith in that. Then, when his faith his completely unified, he gains the object of his devotion.”

‒ ‘The Bhagavad Gita’.

33. “The future depends on what you do today.”

‒ Mahatma Gandhi.

34. “In order to have success we have to make an effort and this demands persistent, diligent hard work.”

‒ Sunday Adelaja.

35. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”

‒ Mahatma Gandhi.

36. “Arise, awake and do not stop until the goal is reached.”

‒Swami Vivekananda.

37. “In the learning process, a learner does encounter some difficulty. But with diligent, you will master the act.”

‒ Lailah Gifty Akita.

38. “Look before, or you’ll find yourself behind.”

‒ Benjamin Franklin.

39. “If you think yourselves strong, strong you will be.”

‒Swami Vivekananda.

40. “We always hope for the easy fix: the one simple change that will erase a problem in a stroke. But few things in life work this way. Instead, success requires making a hundred small steps go right - one after the other, no slipups, no goofs, everyone pitching in.”

‒ Atul Gawande.

Book Quotes About Diligence And Hard Work

Are you reading for some more inspirational quotes about diligence? To bring success to yourself it is important to manifest the diligent life that you hope to live. These inspirational quotes are from great books and renowned authors and they give us key points about being diligent to win in life without taking the easy way.

41. “It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.”

‒ Virginia Woolf, ‘The Death Of The Moth’.

42. “No gains without pains.”

‒ Benjamin Franklin, ‘Poor Richard’s Almanack’.

43. “It takes many years to become an overnight success.”

‒ Frank Sonnenberg, ‘Soul Food’.

44. “Haste makes waste.”

‒ Benjamin Franklin, ‘Poor Richard’s Almanack’.

45. “This was how mortals found fame, I thought. Through practice and diligence, tending their skills like gardens until they glowed beneath the sun.”

‒ Madeline Miller, ‘Circe’.

46. “Moving rocks today strengthens you for moving mountains tomorrow.”

‒ Matshona Dhliwayo.

47. “The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor.”

‒ Proverbs 12:24.

48. “Go to the ant, O Sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.”

‒ Proverbs 6:6-11.

49. “Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but - I hope - into a better shape.”

‒ Charles Dickens, ‘Great Expectations’.

50. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true–hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it”

‒ Ray Bradbury.

51. “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, ‘Ender's Game’.

52. “Without labor nothing prospers”

‒ Sophocles.

53. “... talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything.”

‒ Patrick Süskind, ‘Perfume’.

54. “Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities.”

‒ Ludwig von Mises.

55. “No one understands and appreciates the American Dream of hard work leading to material rewards better than a non-American.”

‒ Anthony Bourdain, ‘Kitchen Confidential’.

56. “It doesn't matter how great your shoes are if you don't accomplish anything in them.”

‒ Martina Boone, ‘Compulsion’.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for diligence quotes then why not take a look at these [destination quotes] or [dignity quotes] for more inspirational quotes?

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