These Motivational Quotes Will Help You Survive Your Cubicle 9-5

We could all benefit from seeing a couple of motivational quotes now and then. Do you find yourself on social media looking for motivational memes or quotes to make it through the day? You’re not alone. It comes as no surprise that staring at the same, blank cubicle walls day after day can be less than thrilling. It is said that familiarity breeds contempt. So, change it up! Every few weeks trade out your motivational quotes and desk or wall art.

Here are a few quotes you can display or just or just keep in mind when making it another day behind your desk.

Motivational Quotes

Great as a screen saver or desktop wallpaper. It is the perfect daily reminder it’s possible to create your own happiness and the perfect day for a great day!


Completing a job is one thing. However, going the extra mile is what sets you apart. Remember this the next time you want to settle for “okay” and not greatness.


The moment it feels like your hard work isn’t paying off is when the breakthrough will happen. Don’t give up, even if you only make small steps, it’s still a single step closer than you were yesterday.


Creativity Quotes

Never forget that creativity doesn’t always arrive or look as planned. However, obstacles in life can often lead to the most creative moments as well as provide answers to problems. Learning to enjoy the journey (even when things get rough) is key.


Since we are talking about cubicles, it is only fair to add this one. Some people reinvent the wheel, others learn how to make the wheel better. In this case, don’t focus on all the ways your cubicle is holding you back, rather, focus on how you can elevate your work with the space you are given.


Haven’t we all had a feeling, once or twice, that we aren’t good enough, smart enough, or talented enough? The next time self-doubt crosses your mind, read this quote and carry on.


Teamwork quotes

Choosing to impact your team in a positive way creates greater and more positive results in the long run. Make an effort to make encouraging and uplifting comments to those working around you every day… we’re all doing our best and hearing it from others can make a huge difference.


It is important every member of a team feels appreciated and their contributions are vital. Without the efforts of everyone, goals cannot be completed as planned. With everyone working towards a common effort, a company can run like a well-oiled machine.


Investing in every team member will assure that no matter the obstacle the team can handle it. A strongly built team is unstoppable.


Quote of all quotes:

Just when you are about to give up, remember how far you have come and keep trucking on.

Even the most positive people have off days… and it’s okay. Next time you are feeling down, stuck, or worn out read a couple of these quotes. Although you might feel boxed in most of the time, there’s no ceiling on your cubicle, so think big! You can only go up from here.