Marketing can be an exciting and rewarding career. It brings you in touch with lots of bright people, exciting brands, ever changing customers and great new technologies. But every now and again, we all need picking up. Are you doing what you should be to have an exciting and rewarding career?

Well, here are 12 inspirational quotes to get you thinking:

“Opportunities don’t happen, you create them.” Chris Grosser

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Confucius

“Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.” Johnny Carson

“The cost of being wrong is less than the cost of doing nothing.” Seth Godin

Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your marketing.” Mike Volpe

Invest in yourself. When you do this, you press the fast-forward button on your success.” John Lee Dumas

“In the long history of humankind those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” Charles Darwin

“When you walk up to opportunities door, don’t knock it… Kick that b*tch in, smile and introduce yourself.” Dwayne Johnson

Don’t settle: Don’t finish crappy books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off it.” Chris Brogan