61 Quotes About Success

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life and forget what’s truly important. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of 61 quotes about success from some of the world’s most influential people.

These quotes will provide you with the motivation and inspiration you need to achieve your goals and reach your full potential. So read on, and let these words of wisdom guide you on your journey to success!

Quotes About Success

1. In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby

2. Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. – Swami Vivekananda

3. Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. – Bruce Lee

4. A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. – David Brinkley

5. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

6. Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. – Napoleon Hill

7. Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

8. Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein

9. I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. – Bill Cosby

10. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. – Abraham Lincoln

11. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan

12. Coming together is a beginning keeping together is progress working together is success. – Henry Ford

13. Don’t aim for success if you want it just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. – David Frost

14. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. – Vince Lombardi

15. 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. – Booker T. Washington

16. No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. – Godfrey Winn

17. Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. – Albert Einstein

18. Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil. – J. Paul Getty

19. Formal education will make you a living self-education will make you a fortune. – Jim Rohn

20. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it. – W. C. Fields

21. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. – Dale Carnegie

22. All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. – Mark Twain

23. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. – Bill Gates

24. 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

25. Action is the foundational key to all success. – Pablo Picasso

26. To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. – Mark Twain

27. Failure is success if we learn from it. – Malcolm Forbes

28. What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose. – Margaret Thatcher

29. I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. – George S. Patton

30. To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

31. It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. – Winston Churchill

32. Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. – George Edward Woodberry

33. Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results. – William James

34. A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. – Mark Twain

35. Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. – Confucius

36. Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. – Orison Swett Marden

37. Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. – Bo Bennett

38. Success is a science if you have the conditions, you get the result. – Oscar Wilde

39. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. – Theodore Roosevelt

40. What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan

41. Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. – Dale Carnegie

42. As kids we’re not taught how to deal with success we’re taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what? – Charlie Sheen

43. Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. – Vince Lombardi

44. Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. – Lydia M. Child

45. If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. – Henry Ford

46. Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. – John Wooden

47. If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success. – Malcolm X

48. One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. – Benjamin Disraeli

49. Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one Helen Keller is the other. – Erma Bombeck

50. I have learned 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 had to overcome while trying to succeed. – Booker T. Washington

51. Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent’s pressure, and the temporary failures. – Vince Lombardi

52. The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. – Ayn Rand

53. Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success. – Abdul Kalam

54. Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time. – Arnold H. Glasow

55. The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. – Dale Carnegie

56. Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. – Dale Carnegie

57. Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it. – Elbert Hubbard

58. Failure is the key to success each mistake teaches us something. – Morihei Ueshiba

59. Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

60. Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen

61. In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

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