Virtual Assistants are known for their tenacity and resourcefulness but even us VAs can get  a little down at times, so we’ve compiled a list of our top 21 quotes to give you a bit of pep and help you when times are tough.

  1. If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work in the world has been done against seeming impossibilities.
    ~Dale Carnegie
  2. The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
    ~Elbert Hubbard
  3. 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.
    ~Steve Jobs
  4. The challenge is to focus on the work, not on the fear that comes from doing the work.
    ~Seth Godin
  5. Success comes down to hard work plus passion, over time. If you work really, really hard over a long period of time, it will pay off.
    ~Stanley Tang
  6. Plan your work for today and everyday, and then work on your plan today and everyday.
    ~Norman Vincent Peale
  7. Real success is finding your life work in the work that you love.
    ~David McCullough
  8. Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.
    ~Chinese proverb
  9. I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.
    ~Michael Jordan
  10. It is good to dream, but it is better to dream and work. Faith is mighty, but action with faith is mightier. Desiring is helpful, but work and desire are invincible.
    ~Thomas Robert Gaines
  11. Things work out the best for those who make the best of how things work out.
    ~John Wooden
  12. Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful. That’s what matters to me.
    ~Steve Jobs
  13. Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
    ~Vince Lombardi
  14. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
    ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
  15. You didn’t come this far to only come this far.
  16. A single spark can set a prairie on fire.
    ~Chinese Proverb
  17. Motivation gets you going and habit gets you there.
    ~Zig Ziglar
  18. Every day of our lives, we must laugh. Every day of our lives, we must cry. Every day of our lives, we must ponder. Then we shall have lived a full life.
    ~Jimmy Valvano
  19. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.
    ~Mark Twain
  20. Business is more exciting than any game.
    Lord Beaverbrook
  21. I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.
    ~Louisa May Alcott

Feel free to add your favourite motivational/inspirational quote below.