100+ Professional Email Signature Quotes

Updated: November 1st, 2022

100+ Professional Email Signature Quotes

Adding a quote to your email signature is a great way to stand out in your space.

However, it's important to consider a few things first:

  • Keep your overall signature/quote as short as possible to avoid overcrowding of information
  • Make sure the quote you choose aligns with your brand (and your company approves it)!
  • Ensure that the quote you choose will not offend or spark negative emotions from your customer or person reading your email

We put together a list of 100 best email signature quotes you can use to show professionalism

Here they are:

Inspirational Quotes

“Business opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” – Richard Branson

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

“Don’t focus on negative things; focus on the positive, and you will flourish.” – Alek Wek

“Expert: a man who makes three correct guesses consecutively.” – Laurence J. Peter

“Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things” – David Ogilvy

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” – Omar Khayyam

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou

“Don’t be evil” – Larry Page

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“…if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” —Mother Teresa

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.” – Unknown

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

“Just when I think I have learned the way to live, life changes.” – Hugh Prather

“If you don’t understand the details of your business you are going to fail.” – Jeff Bezos

“Good ideas come from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them.” – Seth Godin

Professional Quotes

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.” – Peter Drucker

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” – Katharine Hepburn

“Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” – Baltasa

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” – Aristotle

“What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” – Norman Cousins

“Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.” – Don Marquis

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs

“A satisfied customer is the best business strategy of all.” – Michael LeBoeuf

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill

“Business has only two functions – marketing and innovation.” – Peter Drucker

“Every problem is a gift—without problems we would not grow.” – Anthony Robbins

“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” – Albert Einstein

“Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company.” – Mark Twain

“The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader

“If you can’t feed a team with two pizzas, it’s too large” – Jeff Bezos

Life Quotes

“Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

“Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.” – Hans Selye

“You've got to dance like nobody's watching, dream like you will live forever, live like you're going to die tomorrow, and love like it's never going to hurt.” —Multiple authors

“Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.” – Brian Tracy

“What a grand thing to be loved! What a grander thing still, to love!” —Victor Hugo

“Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I.” – Oscar Levant

“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey

“Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations.” – Steve Jobs

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars.” —Les Brown

“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar

“Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.” – Jenn Proske

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” – George Sand

“Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” – Henry Ford

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

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“A woman’s mind is cleaner than a man’s: She changes it more often.” – Oliver Herford

“If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business.” – B. C. Forbes

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.” – Abraham Lincoln

Positive Quotes

“Good friends are like stars: you don't always see them, but you know they are always there.” —Unknown

“The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.” – Vince Lombardi

“Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.” – Jeff I. Richards

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius

“Action is the foundational key to all success." -Pablo Picasso

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

“Identify your problems but give your power and energy to solutions.” – Tony Robbin

“Great companies are built on great products.” – Elon Musk

“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.” – Walt Disney

“Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.” – Lyndon B. Johnson

“The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.” – Bennett Cerf

“There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” – Chris Rock

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

“Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.” —Victor Hugo

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” —Mark Twain

“Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” – Margaret Mead

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