51 Down to Earth Productivity Quotes

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Getting up for a hard day's work is easy, but making that day productive can be difficult. To help inspire you, we've gathered 51 quotes from influential people throughout history.

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Rise early. Work late. Strike oil. J. Paul Getty American Industrialist

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The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal . The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach . Benjamin Mays American Educator, Scholar, Activist

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If you haven’t got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over ? Jeffrey J. Mayer Author of Time Management for Dummies

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What comes first? The clock or the compass? Anonymous One of the best

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The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager . Peter F. Drucker Management Consultant & Author

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Man’s greatest capital asset is the unexpired years of his productive life. Paul W. Litchfield Ex Chairman, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal . Henry Ford Founder of Ford Motor Co.

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Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before. Franz Kafka German Writer

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We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things. Herb Kelleher Chairman Emeritus, Southwest Airlines

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I must govern the clock, not be governed by it . Golda Meir 4 th Prime Minister of Israel

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You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. Wayne Gretzky Ice Hockey Player

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If there is no wind, row. Latin Proverb They knew stuff

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Take care of your minutes, and the hours will take care of themselves. Lord Chesterfield British Statesman

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Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; if it is not managed, nothing else can be managed . Peter F. Drucker Management Consultant & Author

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If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Bruce Lee Martial Artist & Filmmaker

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Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. Stephen King Science Fiction & Fantasy Author

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Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ' em , “Certainly I can !” Then get busy and find out how to do it . Theodore Roosevelt 26 th President of the United States

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The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis Irish Poet, Novelist & Literary Critic

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Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm . Winston Churchill Two Time Prime Minister of the UK

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The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. Mike Murdock American Televangelist

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The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity . Tom Peters Management Author

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The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. Chinese Proverb They knew stuff

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It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste . Henry Ford Founder of Ford Motor Co.

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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary. Vince Lombardi American Football Coach

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The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day. Henry Ward Beecher American Clergyman & Social Reformer

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You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. Cristopher Columbus European Explorer, Navigator & Colonizer

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The greatest oak was once a little nut that held its ground. Anonymous One of the best

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People checking their BlackBerry over dinner is not the measure of productivity. Tim Ferris Author of The 4-Hour Workweek

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Put your future in good hands – your own. Mark Victor Hansen Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul

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Stephen Covey American Author & Keynote Speaker The key is in not spending time, but in investing it .

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Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work. Mark Twain American Author & Humorist

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Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort . Paul J. Meyer Motivational Speaker

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Maya Angelou American Author & Poet You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.

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Coffee  is the way I fool myself into believing I'm going to have a productive day. Anonymous One of the best

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It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney American Animator & Film Producer

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The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it. Ralph Waldo Emerson American Essayist, Lecturer & Poet

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When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. Samuel Johnson English Writer, Moralist & Literary Critic

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An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox. Lao Tzu Chinese Philosopher

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Time stays long enough for those who use it. Leonardo da Vinci Italian Renaissance Polymath

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A year from now you will wish you had started today. Karen Lamb Author

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Make measurable progress in reasonable time. Jim Rohn American Author & Entrepreneur

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Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison American Inventor & Businessman

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By the work one knows the workman. Jean de La Fontaine French Fabulist & Poet

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There are no traffic jams along the extra mile . Roger Staubach Former NFL Quarterback

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Confidence is the result of hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication . Roger Staubach Former NFL Quarterback

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If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it . Anthony J. D’Angelo American Author & Educator

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W. Clement Stone American Businessman & Philanthropist Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement .

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Pablo Picasso Spanish Painter & Sculptor Inspiration exists, but it must find you working.

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Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today. Benjamin Franklin Founding Father of the United States

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All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance, and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence . Martin Luther King, Jr. American Clergyman, Activist & Civil Leader

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Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest. Leo Babauta Creator of Zen Habits

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