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50 Famous Thoughts – Let’s Work Creatively and Design Our Workspaces

Work is an essential part of our lives, and our offices and home offices are spaces in which we stay for hours and hours daily. Therefore, both our profession and the design of our workspace can be important ingredients of our happiness. For instance, when your work inspires and fulfills you. When your business projects get your creative juices flowing and make you feel more playful and less stressed. That is a success story.

Speaking of office and home office design, the foundation is to create a space that is functional and cozy, a workspace that makes you more productive and gives you the feeling of being at home. When it comes to the layout, furnishings, color palette, decorative style, and accessories – you can find many design ideas and trends on

I hope that you’ll enjoy reading these 50 inspirational work quotes, joined by 8 images of creative and cozy workspaces.


Work What You Love and What Makes You Happy

“Let us realize that: the privilege to work is a gift, the power to work is a blessing, and the love of work is a success!” David O. McKay

“If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.” Johnny Carson

“When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.” Jean de la Bruyere

“Being an astronaut is a wonderful career. I feel very privileged. But what I really hope for young people is that they find a career they’re passionate about, something that’s challenging and worthwhile.” Ellen Ochoa

Love + Skill = Masterpiece

“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” John Ruskin 

“I can’t imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.” Edgar Winter

“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” Rumi

“It is your work in life that is the ultimate seduction.” Pablo Picasso

“I need to celebrate life because I’m in a good spot, I work hard, and I am happy with who I am and happy with what I do for a living, and sometimes I just focus and overwhelm myself so much with the fights and getting better, that I just need to slow it down and enjoy life and enjoy training.” Dustin Poirier

“Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching.” Satchel Paige

“Love and work… work and love, that’s all there is.” Sigmund Freud

“Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.” Annie Leibovitz

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Photo – Martha Brook


Work Towards Achieving Your Dreams

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” Gail Devers

“Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions – Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead.” Chanakya

“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” George Herbert

“Follow your dreams, work hard, practice, and persevere. Make sure you eat a variety of foods, get plenty of exercise and maintain a healthy lifestyle.” Sasha Cohen

“Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.” Brad Henry

“It has been a long journey, but if you dream and have the ambition and want to work hard, then you can achieve.” Mo Farah

“Your career is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That’s the exciting part – it’s an adventure in itself.” Nick Carter

“Give yourself something to work toward – constantly.” Mary Kay Ash

“Work gives you meaning and purpose.” Stephen Hawking

“We work to become, not to acquire.” Elbert Hubbard

“Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.” Nikola Tesla

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Photo – Oakdene Designs


Work Playfully

“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” Arnold J. Toynbee

“Work is much more fun than fun.” Noel Coward

“Labor gives birth to ideas.” Jim Rohn

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” Richard Bach

“Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring in the field that interests you.” Leigh Steinberg

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Photo – Poster Store


Work Hard

“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” Conan O’Brien

“The fruit of your own hard work is the sweetest.” Deepika Padukone

“Stay positive and happy. Work hard and don’t give up hope. Be open to criticism and keep learning. Surround yourself with happy, warm, and genuine people.” Tena Desae

“There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting.” Hope Hicks

“If you work hard and you do your best, you can do anything.” Erin Heatherton

“I’ve learned from experience that if you work harder at it, and apply more energy and time to it, and more consistency, you get a better result. It comes from the work.” Louis C. K.

“The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” Elbert Hubbard

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Photo – Poster Store


Your Work Speaks Volumes About You

“When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt.” Henry J. Kaiser

“By the work, one knows the workman.” Jean de La Fontaine

“Every man’s work, whether it be literature, or music or pictures or architecture, or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.” Samuel Butler

“What you are will show in what you do.” Thomas A. Edison

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Photo – Block Design


Teamwork – Be Motivated and Motivate Others

“The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better.” Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Vince Lombardi

“When you form a team, why do you try to form a team? Because teamwork builds trust and trust builds speed.” Russel Honore

“You know, I think the greatest gift in the world is a good employee, you know, or people who can do your work for you and do it well the way you’d like to have it done. And I’ve always been able to surround myself with really good people.” Kenny Rogers

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery

“Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence, and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire teammates and customers.” Robin S. Sharma

“I believe that working with good people matters because then the work environment is good. If there is a sense of respect and belief among the people you work with, that is when good work is done.” Ranbir Kapoor

“Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.” Brian Tracy

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Photo – DelightFULL


Work and Leisure in Harmony

“A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement.” James H. Douglas, Jr.

“It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” Philip Green

“I try to work and enjoy life, and that’s about all.” Curtis Armstrong

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Photo – Mindthegap

Cover Photo – Martha Brook



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By Danica Maričić

Interior Designer and Integrated Marketing Communications Pro, Loving Writing and Photography, Passionate about Life & Style, “True Blue” Mediterranean Girl, Curious Traveller & Designer