Careers Finding a Job Motivational Quotes for Your Job Search Share PINTEREST Email Print Tim Robberts / Stone / Getty Images Finding a Job Job Searching Career Advice Skills & Keywords Resumes Salary & Benefits Letters & Emails Job Listings Job Interviews Cover Letters Best Jobs Work-From-Home Jobs Internships Career Planning By Alison Doyle Alison Doyle Alison Doyle is a job search expert and one of the industry's most highly-regarded job search and career experts. Alison brings extensive experience in corporate human resources, management, and career development, which she has adapted for her freelance work. She is also the founder of CareerToolBelt.com, which provides simple and straightforward advice for every step of your career. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 12/09/19 Job searching is hard work, and it can be a challenge to stay motivated. There are a lot of ups and downs, and a job seeker may feel frustrating or just want to give up. Does this seem familiar? If so, maybe you could do with a little dose of motivation and some encouragement. Feeling motivated is one key to job search success. If you're feeling down, this list of motivational quotes for job seekers may be just the thing to pick up your day. Job Search Motivation Quotes One thing to remember is that you're not alone. There are lots of people who've struggled with job searches and staying motivated but have pushed through and found the job of their dreams. It's not always quick or easy, but it can and will happen. Read through these quotes and hopefully you’ll feel more positive about your situation: "If you can dream it, you can do it." — Walt Disney "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." — C. S. Lewis "Promise me you'll always remember: You're braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — A.A. Milne "You'll never please everyone, but you only have to please a few people to get an offer." — Harvey MacKay "Every experience in your life is being orchestrated to teach you something you need to know to move forward." — Brian Tracy "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." — Walt Disney "You don't need a new day to start over, you only need a new mindset." — Hazel Miro Ozbek "Every single journey that I've embarked on, I've learned something new." — Shailene Woodley "Every strike brings me closer to the next home run." — Babe Ruth "Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground." — Theodore Roosevelt "The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply." — Dennis Waitley "Fear regret more than failure." — Taryn Rose "Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." — Francis of Assisi "I can't do it never yet accomplished anything; I will try has performed wonders." — George P. Burnham "Every new day is another chance to change your life." — Anonymous "Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." — Jim Ryun "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 "Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on." — Les Brown "Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is." — H. Jackson Browne "If you will pump long enough, hard enough, and enthusiastically enough, sooner or later the effort will bring forth the reward." — Zig Ziglar "Don't wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change." — Barbara Baron "An obstacle may be either a stepping stone or a stumbling block." — Anonymous "One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation." — Arthur Ashe "When you leave college, there are thousands of people out there with the same degree you have; when you get a job, there will be thousands of people doing what you want to do for a living. But you are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life." — Anna Quindlen "Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last." — Hamilton Holt "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." — Thomas Edison "Fall seven times, stand up eight." — Japanese Proverb "Getting fired is nature's way of telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place." — Hal Lancaster "However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at." — Stephen Hawking "If opportunity doesn't knock, then build a door." — Milton Berle "The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want something." — Randy Pausch "We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls." — Winston Churchill "Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference." — Winston Churchill "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." — Winston Churchill Inspirational Quotes About Finding a New Job If you enjoyed the quotes about job seeking, you may also appreciate a few quotes about finding a new job and getting inspiration to find the job of your dreams. Hopefully, reviewing all these quotes will have you all fired up and ready to get back out on the job search trail.