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11 Inspirational Quotes To Make Your Job Search Suck Less


Job searching is a full-time job—a tedious, repetitive, soul-sucking full-time job that you don’t get paid for. It’s difficult to stay motivated, but not impossible. We put together some of our favorite quotes to inspire you to keep your chin up during your job search!


"If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try." – Seth Godin


"Believe you can and you’re halfway there." – Theodore Roosevelt


"There are two paths in life: should and must, we arrive at this crossroads over and over again. And every day, we get to choose." – Unknown


"I wish I could tell you it gets better, but, it doesn’t get better. You get better."
– Joan Rivers


"Every time I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being
re-directed to something better." – Dr. Steve Maraboli


"Don’t spend time beating on a wall hoping to transform it into a door."
– Coco Chanel


"Don’t be afraid of change. You may end up losing something good, but you will probably end up gaining something better." – Unknown


"Above all, try something." – Franklin D. Roosevelt


"There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind." – C.S. Lewis


"If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up." – Unknown


"If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author, and every day you have the opportunity to write a new page."
— Mark Houlahan


It may not feel like it now, but it will all work out in the end. Head over to Jobs2Careers for a fresh perspective on your job search, job alert emails, gigs to keep your head above water while you’re looking, and more!


Last Updated: May 24, 2017
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Cally Martin

Callan is a social media loving, blog writing, event planning freelancer who believes in the power of the oxford comma. Originally from America’s high-five (Michigan), she’s been in Austin since 2015 and doesn’t plan on moving anytime soon. When not attached to WiFi, she can be found running around the lake or drinking mimosas at brunch.