Success Quotations

Success Quotations

  1. " Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing."
    -- Abraham Lincoln

  2. "It is not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game ever starts."
    -- Addison Walker

  3. "I think and think for months and years, ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right."
    -- Albert Einstein

  4. "We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects."
    -- Alexis de Tocqueville

  5. "The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion... It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation - persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree."
    -- Alexander Graham Bell

  6. "People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved."
    -- Anne Sullivan

  7. "God gave us two ends. One to sit on and one to think with. Success depends on which one you use; head you win -- tails, you lose."
    -- Anonymous

  8. "People have a way of becoming what you encourage them to be, not what you nag them to be."
    -- Anonymous

  9. "A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did."
    -- Anonymous

  10. "You don't have to stay up nights to succeed; you have to stay awake days."
    -- Anonymous

  11. "The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity."
    -- Ayn Rand

  12. "Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get."
    -- B. R. Hayden

  13. "Success is a journey, not a destination."
    -- Ben Sweetland

  14. "The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
    -- Benjamin Disraeli

  15. "To dream anything that you want to dream. That's the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do. Tha is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That is the courage to succeed."
    -- Bernard Edmonds

  16. "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
    -- Bill Cosby

  17. "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose."
    -- Bill Gates

  18. "The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare."
    -- Bobby Knight

  19. "Success is where preparation and opportunity meet."
    -- Bobby Unser

  20. "I have learnt that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed."
    -- Booker T. Washington

  21. "Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there."--
    Bo Jackson

  22. "All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose."
    -- Brian Tracy

  23. "Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, "What's in it for me?""
    -- Brian Tracy

  24. "No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals."
    -- Brian Tracy

  25. "There is no point at which you can say, "Well, I am successful now. I might as well take a nap.""
    -- Carrie Fisher

  26. "A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm."
    -- Charles M. Schwab

  27. "Mistakes are stepping stones to success."
    -- Charles E. Popplestone

  28. "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."
    -- Colin Powell

  29. "Success seems to be connected with action. Successful men keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."
    -- Conrad Hilton

  30. "The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success."
    -- Cullen Hightower

  31. "The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm… to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore."
    -- Cyril Connolly

  32. "All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don't discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others."
    -- Danny Thomas

  33. "The success combination in business is: Do what you do better...and: Do more of what you do..."
    -- David Joseph Schwartz

  34. "You cannot get ahead while you are getting even."
    -- Dick Armey

  35. "Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the everlasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold."
    -- Dr. A.B. Meldrum

  36. "Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make yourself a happier and more productive person."
    -- Dr. David M. Burns

  37. "I really think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness (like success) also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it's also obvious no one can experience one without the other."
    -- Donna Fargo

  38. "The successful person is the individual who forms the habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do."
    -- Donald Riggs

  39. "All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success."
    -- Dorthea Brande

  40. "Why not be oneself? That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound why try to look like a Pekinese?"
    -- Edith Sitwell

  41. " Every man should make up his own mind that if he expects to succeed, he must give an honest return for the other man's dollar."
    -- Edward H. Harriman

  42. "It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things."
    -- Elinor Smith

  43. "Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other."
    -- Erma Bombeck

  44. "If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for."
    -- Florence Scovel Shinn

  45. "Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity."
    -- Frances Watkins Harper

  46. "Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must first set yourself on fire."
    -- Fred Shero

  47. "Success is relevant to coping with obstacles... But no problem is ever solved by those, who, when they fail, look for someone to blame instead of something to do."
    -- Fred Waggoner

  48. "Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile. Advancement only comes with habitually doing more than you are asked."
    -- Gary Ryan Blair

  49. "Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory."
    -- Gen. George S. Patton

  50. "Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom."
    -- Gen. George Patton

  51. "Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time."
    -- George Bernard Shaw

  52. "I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate."
    -- George Burns

  53. "I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome."
    -- Golda Meir

  54. "It's hard for corporations to understand that creativity is not just about succeeding. It's about experimenting and discovering."
    -- Gordon Mackenzie

  55. "Success is only another form of failure if we forget what our priorities should be."
    -- Harry Lloyd

  56. "Your success and happiness lie within you. External conditions are the accidents of life, its outer trappings."
    -- Helen Keller

  57. "I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  58. "We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  59. "Why should we be in such desperate hast to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  60. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
    -- Henry David Thoreau

  61. "Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success."
    -- Henry Ford

  62. "Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success."
    -- Henry Ford

  63. "The heights by great men reached and kept Were not obtained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept Were toiling upward in the night."
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  64. "The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after."
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  65. "It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage."
    -- Henry Ward Beecher

  66. "When I was younger, I thought that the key to success was just hard work. But the real foundation is faith. Faith -- the idea that "I can do it -- is the opposite of fear ("What if I fail?"). And faith creates motivation which in turn leads to commitment, hard work, preparation ... and eventually success."
    -- Howard Twilley

  67. "I've never sought success in order to get fame and money; it's the talent and the passion that count in success."
    -- Ingrid Bergman

  68. "With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp."
    -- Jim Loehr

  69. "Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals."
    -- Jim Rohn

  70. "I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - if this; dream a great dream."
    -- John A. Appleman

  71. "If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a-coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence."
    -- John B. Gough

  72. "A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough."
    -- John Christian Bovee

  73. "If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success."
    -- John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

  74. "Success is that peace of mind that comes from knowing you've done everything in your power to become the very best you're capable of becoming."
    -- John Wooden

  75. "My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day."
    -- Johnny Carson

  76. "Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure."
    -- Joseph Heller

  77. "A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success."
    -- Joyce Brothers

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