50+ Best Productivity Quotes to Reach Your Best Life

Success and achievements are mostly related to time management. But one of the secrets of productivity for long-term success is understanding that you’ll always have the same amount of minutes, days, and hours to spare. So, time isn’t the thing to manage, your activities are. Inspirational productivity quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Productivity Quotes

Ordinary people think merely of spending time, great people think of using it. Arthur Schopenhauer

You don’t need a new plan for next year. You need a commitment. Seth Godin

People often remark that I’m pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you’ve got to have talent and know how to use it. Frank Sinatra

Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition–in having put forth the best within you. Henry J. Kaiser

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you. Oprah Winfrey

There’s a tendency to mistake preparation for productivity. You can prepare all you want, but if you never roll the dice you’ll never be successful. Shia LaBeouf

There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long-range risks of comfortable inaction. John F. Kennedy

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Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them. David Allen

Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night. Michael Jordan

It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less. Nathan W. Morris

It is not enough to be busy…. The question is: What are we busy about? Henry David Thoreau

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent Peale

Start by doing what is necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Saint Francis of Assisi

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year–and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade! Tony Robbins

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

Great acts are made up of small deeds. Lao Tzu

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It’s fine to decide not to decide about something. You just need a decide-not-to-decide system to get it off your mind. David Allen

Reflect on what you do in a day. You may have never realized how some simple, harmless activities rob you of precious time. Vivek Naik

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. David Allen

Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel

The best way out is always through. Robert Frost

Plans are nothing; planning is everything. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Effective performance is preceded by painstaking preparation Brian Tracy

Create with the heart; build with the mind. Criss Jami

I get to do what I like to do every single day of the year. Warren Buffett

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

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

Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. Peter Drucker

Simplicity boils down to two steps: Identify the essential. Eliminate the rest. Leo Babauta

No matter how many personal productivity techniques you master, there will always be more to do than you can ever accomplish in the time you have available to you, no matter how much it is. Brian Tracy

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

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. Zig Ziglar

Remember that failure is an event, not a person. Zig Ziglar

To be disciplined is to follow in a good way. To be self-disciplined is to follow in a better way. Corita Kent

Starve your distraction and feed your focus. Unknown

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Inspirational Productivity Quotes

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. Stephen Covey

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill

You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong. Warren Buffett

Time is not refundable; use it with intention. Unknown

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. Bruce Lee

Focus on being productive instead of busy. Tim Ferriss

If you have time to whine then you have time to find a solution. Dee Dee Artner

Life is too complicated not to be orderly. Martha Stewart

When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that in itself is a choice. William James

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

It’s not knowing what to do, it’s doing what you know. Tony Robbins

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. Nolan Bushnell

Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso

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. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. Steve Jobs

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. Walt Disney