45 Motivational Quotes About Hard Work From Famous Virgos

45 Motivational Quotes About Hard Work From Famous Virgos

Virgos love working. Whether they’re logging in extra hours at the office or coming up with a revolutionary new idea on TikTok, not only do Virgos constantly getting things done, they’re good at it, and these Virgo quotes about hard work will help motivate you to do the same.

Virgos are persistent, analytical, and passionate. In order to succeed in work, you need to care about what you do, think about it from different angles, and never give up! 

Famous Virgo Quotes about Hard Work

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Below are quotes from famous Virgos who use all of the sign's best traits to succeed. It doesn’t matter if you’re in the office or on the red carpet, these quotes will be sure to give you some motivation!

1. “When I’m not feeling my best I ask myself, ‘What are you gonna do about it?’ I use the negativity to fuel the transformation into a better me.”― Beyoncé (September 4, 1981) 

2. “I have standards I don’t plan on lowering for anyone...including myself”― Zendaya (September 1, 1996)

3. “I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that's making me successful”― Shania Twain (August 28, 1965)

4. “Sometimes you just have to be your own muse.”― Haley Blais (August 25, 1994)

5. "As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life."― Amy Poehler (September 16, 1971)

6. “I don't want to give any advice to a 19- year-old, because I want a 19-year-old to make mistakes and learn from them. Make mistakes, make mistakes, make mistakes. Just make sure they're your mistakes.” ― Fiona Apple (September 13, 1977)

7. “If you’re asking yourself why I have this success and you don’t, don’t be angry with me― stop and ask yourself what your issues are that are holding you back.” — Jennifer Hudson (September 12, 1981)

8. “I’ve never been the girl that’s had the five-year plan, the ten-year plan and I’m still not.”― Trisha Yearwood (September 19, 1964)

9. “The more you are positive and say, 'I want to have a good life,' the more you build that reality for yourself by creating the life that you want.”― Chris Pine (August 26, 1980)

10. “I’m an ambitious person. I never considered myself in competition with anyone, and I’m not saying that from an arrogant standpoint, it’s just that my journey started so, so long ago, and I’m still on it and I won’t stand still.” – Idris Elba (September 6, 1972)

11. “The reason we’re successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course!”― Freddie Mercury (September 5, 1946)

12. “You can’t move mountains by whispering at them.”― P!nk (September 8, 1979)

13. “There's nothing you can really do to prepare to rock. Do you prepare to eat a delicious meal? Are you hungry? Then you're gonna eat it.”― Jack Black (August 28, 1969)

14. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”― Stephen King (September 21, 1947)

15. “Sometimes the most simple things are the most difficult to achieve.”― Keanu Reeves (September 2, 1964)

16. “I definitely always took my problems and turned them into music, and the more I can make myself feel happy, the better.”― Kim Petras (August 27, 1992)

17. “I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make, you have to work for. And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life, definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off. It's not just a cliche.”― Cameron Diaz (August 30, 1972)

18. “There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.”― Sean Connery (August 25, 1930)

19. “Effort makes you. You’ll regret it someday if you don’t try your best now. Don’t think it’s too late but keep working on it. It may take time but there’s nothing that gets worse when you practice. You may get sad, but it’s evidence that you are doing good.”― Jungkook (September 1, 1997)

20. “If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.”― Beyoncé (September 4, 1981)

21. “You should have expectations for yourself and others should come second.”― Florence Welch (August 28, 1986)

22. “That’s the thing about success and happiness. Every time I fall in love I become absolutely, pathologically obsessed. The moment that you have what you want, and you’re not totally ready for it, you become obsessed with the idea that you don’t deserve it.”― Sara Quin (September 19, 1980)

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23. “I'm living life as best I can ―  but I'm not exempt from failure and making bad choices.”―LeAnn Rimes (August 28, 1982)

24. “I proved to myself that if I believe in something and set my mind to it I could actually accomplish it.”― Salma Hayek (September 2, 1966)

25. “I can never be safe; I always try and go against the grain. As soon as I accomplish one thing, I just set a higher goal. That’s how I’ve gotten to where I am.”― Beyoncé (September 4, 1981)

26. “Sara and I both have this very self-deprecating, almost abusive way of looking at ourselves. We both feel like we can be very destructive and very pessimistic and very tortured and very weak, but in a weird way those are some of our best qualities.”― Tegan Quin (September 19, 1980)

27. “When everything goes without a hitch, where's the challenge, the opportunity to find out what you're made of?”― Shania Twain (August 28, 1965)

28. “I don’t know who I touch and who I don’t. I work hard trying to make people laugh. I try to do the kind of stuff that made me laugh growing up. I don’t have any secrets. I don’t know the reasons I’ve been so well-received.”― Adam Sandler (September 9, 1966)

29. “The reality is: sometimes you lose. And you’re never too good to lose. You’re never too big to lose. You’re never too smart to lose. It happens.”― Beyoncé (September 4, 1981)

30. “When you are talented you do it whatever it is until your fingers bleed or your eyes are ready to fall out of your head.”― Stephen King (September 21, 1947)

31. “If you have a dream, you can achieve that dream, you can achieve that goal. You just gotta go for it. But it also lets you know that there is a price to pay.”― Jennifer Hudson (September 12, 1981)

32. “My mind is my Weapon”― George R.R. Martin (September 20, 1948)

33. “You do need to study, but don’t suffer due to it. Because you might miss what you want to do because of it. You need to make your own dream. It’s heartbreaking if you’re forced by others.” ―Jungkook (September 1, 1997)

34. “I felt like it was time to set up my future, so I set a goal. My goal was independence”― Beyoncé (September 4, 1981)

35. “I just give myself permission to suck. I delete about 90 percent of my first drafts … so it doesn’t really matter much if on a particular day I write beautiful and brilliant prose that will stick in the minds of my readers forever, because there’s a 90 percent chance I’m just gonna delete whatever I write anyway. I find this hugely liberating.”― John Green (August 24, 1977)

36. “I don't harp on the negative because if you do, then there's no progression. There's no forward movement. You got to always look on the bright side of things, and we are in control. Like, you have control over the choices you make.”― Taraji P. Henson (September 11, 1970)

37. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”― Stephen King (September 21, 1947)

38. “If you ever want something badly, let it go. If it comes back to you, then it's yours forever. If it doesn't, then it was never yours to begin with.”― Blake Lively (August 25, 1987)

39. “I never felt like I needed to change. I’ve always thought if you want somebody different, pick someone else.”― Melissa McCarthy (August 26, 1970)

40. “The best time for planning a book is while you're doing the dishes. ” ― Agatha Christie (September 15, 1890)

41. “Never forget what you are, make it your strength. Armor yourself in it.”― George R.R. Martin (September 20, 1948)

42. “I mean, I can get things done if I need to, but I can really be completely irresponsible and procrastinate until the very, very, very bitter end. In fact, sometimes I work better under pressure.”― Cameron Diaz (August 30, 1972)

43. “I’ve never been a cocky individual, but I am very confident.” — Ludacris (September 11, 1977)

44. “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger darling.”― Tom Hardy (September 15, 1977)

45. “What is important is to believe in something so strongly that you're never discouraged.” ― Salma Hayek (September 2, 1966)

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Melissa Moscoso is a writer who covers astrology, love, and pop culture.