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7 Career Quotes That Helped Me Change My Career


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I can recall many instances in my career where I felt I was stuck in a career rut and had to do something to get out. I was feeling burned out working a full time job and trying to switch my career from a leading HR role to freelancer.


I wanted to feel energised and knew that the only way to successfully change my career was to never give up and keep going. And there’s one thing that always helped me do this.


Reading inspiring career quotes that helped me push my boundaries whenever I felt stressed or faced a setback.


These quotes will help you if you are trying to -

  • Change your career path

  • Switch careers at 30 or 40

  • Develop a positive mindset for a career change

  • Look for inspiration to support you through your career transition

Career change at any age has to do a lot with your mindset. These quotes will help you realise that changes are indeed possible. And that life is one of endless possibilities!


Career Quote #1 on Habit Formation


“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” ~Aristotle


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Career Quote #2 on Embracing Failure


“If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” ~Thomas J. Watson


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Career Quote #3 on Perseverance


A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” ~Mahatma Gandhi


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Career Quote #4 on Life


“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” ~Billy Graham



Career Quote #5 on Experimenting


“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” ~Pablo Picasso


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Career Quote #6 on Learning


“A man only learns in two ways, one by reading, and the other by association with smarter people.” ~Will Rogers


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Career Quote #7 on Developing Grit


“We like to think of our champions and idols as superheroes who were born different from us. We don’t like to think of them as relatively ordinary people who made themselves extraordinary.” ― Carol Dweck



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