June 20, 2019

21 Powerful Quotes To Boost Your Productivity And Motivation

Motivation is important. It’s what helps us reach our goals and keep focused. Motivation, unfortunately, also comes and goes.

June 20th is World Productivity Day, and a lot of people like to share their favorites tips and tricks on how to keep productive all they. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, productivity hacks don’t work right off the bat.

This is why a little motivation can give us just the boost we need to get things done!

Ready for some words of wisdom? Let’s dive in!

Top motivational quotes about productivity and time management:

# 1-  A goal without a plan is just a wish. – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

#2 – Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week. – Anonymus

#3 – Efficiency is doing things right: effectiveness is doing the right things. – Peter Druker

#4 – The key is not spending time but investing in it. – Stephen R. Convey

# 5- Focus on being productive instead of being busy. – Tim Ferris

#6 -The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. – Michael Altshuler

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

#8 – To do two things at once is to do neither. – Publilius Syrus

#9 – Creativity is just intelligence having fun. –  Anonymous (although it’s often attributed to Albert Einstein)

#10 – Time stays long enough for those who use it – Leonardo da Vinci

#11 – By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. – Benjamin Franklin

#12 – Either you run the day, or the day runs you. – Jim Rohn

#13- People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine. – Brian Tracy

#14 – Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe

#15 – It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about? – Henry David Thoreau

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

#17 – Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.- Dale Carnegie

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

#19 – You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will – Stephen King

#20 – The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work. – Oprah Winfrey

#21 – The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

And lastly, some good ol’ motivation from Shia Lebouf:


How to stop procrastinating and start doing

Motivation alone may not be enough to get you through the day. After all, some days are busiest than others and work sometimes really seems overwhelming. These are a few tips that can help:

  • Remove all distractions while you work;
  • Keep a to-do list;
  • Assign clear priorities to all your tasks;
  • Avoid multitasking;
  • Learn to say no to additional tasks.

Need more? Check out the best productivity and time management tips, written by the Timeneye team.

Have a productive day!


Marketing Manager at Timeneye. She’s passionate about technology and finding better, smarter ways to work. In her free time, she enjoys reading books and belting out tunes from Broadway musicals (although the neighbours don’t seem to appreciate that). Connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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