It is undoubtful that hard work is the key to success. Still, when it comes to reaching your dreams, do you need an extra push to work hard? Then today, National Work Like A Dog Day is the perfect day for you to motivate yourself.

National Work Like A Dog Day is celebrated on Aug. 5 every year to honor people who put extra effort wherever they work, be at home, school or office. The day is not just about pushing yourself to work hard, but it is a day that reminds you to show determination and courage to motivate others to strive for success.

The day must be celebrated in the most productive way possible. Remind yourself that hard work never goes wasted!

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Here are some quotes that will motivate you to work hard:

courtesy: Small Business Trends.

  1. A dream does not become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. - Colin Powell, former U.S. Defense Secretary
  2. I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it. -Thomas Jefferson, former President of the United States
  3. Men die of boredom, psychological conflict and disease. They do not die of hard work. - David Ogilvy, advertising business tycoon
  4. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. - Vidal Sassoon, hairdressing business tycoon
  5. Hard work beats talent if talent doesn’t work hard. - Tim Notke, basketball coach
  6. Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. - Mahatma Gandhi, Indian activist
  7. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. - Colin Powell, former U.S. Defense Secretary
  8. Without labor, nothing prospers. - Sophocles, philosopher
  9. The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. - Vince Lombardi, Hall of Fame coach
  10. If you are willing to work hard and ask lots of questions, you can learn business pretty fast. -Steve Jobs, Apple co-founder