​52 of the Best-Ever Success Quotes

Count on them in time of trouble, if you can face God and say “I
have done my best,” then you are a success.”

Ann Landers

“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is, try to please everybody.”

Herbert Swope

“Success is the result of good judgment, good judgment is a result of experience, experience is often the result of bad judgment.”

Anthony Robbins
“Be ready when opportunity comes… Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.”

Roy D. Chapin Jr.
“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfilled potential.

Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.”

Pope John XXIII
“If you want to succeed in your life, remember this phrase: The past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday; or all day today; or a moment ago; or for the last six months; the last sixteen years; or the last fifty years of life, doesn’t mean anything… All that matters is: What are you going to do, right now?”

Anthony Robbins
“I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.”

Frank Lloyd Wright

“For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?”

James Allen

“Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance, silence,border, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility.”

Benjamin Franklin

“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”

Benjamin Disraeli

“Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.”

Charles O. Finley

“The only certain means of success is to render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.”

Og Mandino

“The vision to see, the faith to believe, and the will to do will take you anywhere you want to go.”

Anonymous

 “To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, or a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of selfsatisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.”

John R. Wooden

“For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?”

James Allen

“The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.”

John Foster Dulles

 “Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.”

Madeline Bridge

“Not in time, place, or circumstance, but in the man lies success.”

Charles B. Rouss

“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.”

W.Somerset Maugham

“The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.”

B. C. Forbes

 “What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.”

Benjamin F. Fairless

“Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. That is the secret to success.”

Swami Sivananda

“The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.”

Orison Swett Marden

“To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work.”

Sister Mary Lauretta

“Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.”

Charles Luckman

 “To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.”

Michael Jordan

“People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.”

Norman Vincent Peale

“Success consists in the climb.”

Elbert Hubbard

“The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.”

Orison Swett Marden

 “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.”

Abraham Lincoln

“No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and prepared to assume responsibilities.”

William J. H. Boetcker

“There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one’s maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.”

Buck Rodgers

“There are no secrets to success. Don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.”

Colin Powell

“Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.”

Henry Ford

 “High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.”

Dr. Robert Schuller

“The secret to success is constancy to purpose.”

Benjamin Disraeli

“Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.”

Thomas H. Huxley

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Success is a journey, not a destination.”

Ben Sweetland

 “Success is living up to your potential. That’s all. Wake up with a smile and go after life… Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it.”

Joe Kapp

“Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.”

Madeline Bridge

“If everything seems to be under control, you’re just not going fast enough.”

Mario Andretti

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

Chinese proverb

“Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.”

Clement Stone

 “Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny; inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.”

Foster C. McClellen

“Winning isn’t everything. Wanting to win is.”

Catfish Hunter

“Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”

George S. Patton Jr.

“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”

Frank Zappa

“The ambitious climbs high and perilous stairs and never cares how long to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall.”

Thomas Adams

 “Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.”

Napoleon Hill

“If man hasn’t discovered that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.”

Martin Luther King, JR

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550 quotes from all round the world

Be not afraid of greatness. Some people are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

William Shake spare

 

Getting an idea should be like sitting on a needle. It should make you jump up and do something.

E.L Simpson

 

Less talk and more action makes a hero.

Egwuatu David .A

Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in a bad company.

George Washington

Be careful the environment you chose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.

Clement Stone

The only thing you can acquire in life without effort is failure.

Big Ben

My concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are contented with failure.

Abraham Lincoln

 

Breakthroughs are made through by looking through impossibilities and making them possible.

Egwuatu David

 

Failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not enough.

 

If you wish to succeed in life make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison

 

I will study, I will prepare myself and someday I will know my chance will come.

Abraham Lincoln

 

Success is not a place at which you arrive, but rather the spirit which one undertakes and continues the journey.

Alex Noble

 

Life put together is made up of 10% of what happens to you and 90% of your reaction to what happened to you.

John Spence.

 

A dream doesn’t become reality by magic, it takes sweat, determination and hardwork.

Collin Powel

 

You become great when you start doing and seeing small things in a great way.

Zig Ziglar

 

The only time you rest is when you die, as long as you are alive you have to keep working.

Egwuatu David

 

Anger begins in folly and ends in repentance.

Pythagoras

 

Success is not a product of fate, chance or luck, it is the burning desire that knows that defeat.

Dennin Kimbro

 

Great mind have purpose, little minds have wishes.

Washington irving

 

You are never a failure until you begin to blame somebody else.

George Washington Carver

 

Determine to rise again because condemning yourself after failure is double failure and it is only a mile to your grave.

OMBP

 

Don’t allow the mirror determine your look, the mirror sees only the outside but not the inside.

Egwuatu David

 

Chances may seem so small, time may seem so hard but take every opportunity you have got

Egwuatu David .A

If you ever want to attain greatness you don’t just write your goals down and relax, you have to work towards achieving them.

Egwuatu David .A

 

Human begins are like elastic materials and when they’re being stretched their knowledge expands.

Archimedes

 

The hardest thing to understand is why we can’t understand anything.

Albert Einstein

 

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.

Archimedes

 

You are your best when you are yourself.

Bishop David O. Oyedepo

 

Live your dream don’t live in your dream land.

W.F Kumuyi

 

Silent thoughts are more powerful than spoken words.

Napoleon Hills.

 

If you have to see further it’s by standing on the shoulder of a giant.

Isaac Newton

 

If you think you are too small to make a difference you haven’t been in bed with a mosquito.

Anita Koddick

 

Knowledge speaks but wisdom listens, well trained silence is more eloquent than speech.

Jimi Hedrix

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

Margret Thatcher

 

You don’t drown by falling in water, you drown by staying.

Edwin Louis Cole

 

 

“impossible” is the word found only in the dictionary of fools.

Napoleon Hills

 

When a ship starts to sink don’t pray, jump.

George Parry.

Challenges are what makes us who we are, victory are what makes us stand stable.

Egwuatu David .A

 

No great genius has ever existed without a touch of madness.

Aristotle

 

Strength doesn’t come from the physical capacity, it comes from an indomitable will.

Mahatma Gandhi

 

Happiness is the one thing that should never be evicted in any kind of situation.

Egwuatu David

Every creature is created to be creative in this creation.

Egwuatu David

 

We are not afraid of who we are, but afraid of who we are to become.

Egwuatu David

 

Every man has got his own path to follow, everyman has got his own destiny to conquer.

Egwuatu David

 

With every success comes a great challenge.

-Egwuatu David

 

The ladders to success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hills

 

Temporary defeat is not a failure until it is accepted as such.

Napoleon Hills

 

Why compare yourself with others? No one in the world can do a better job of being you than you.

Anonymous

 

To wish you were someone is to waste the person you are.

Anonymous

You are braver than you believe , stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.

A.A Milne.

Be first rate version of yourself not the second rate version of someone else.

Judy Garland

Life has no limitation except the ones you’ve made.

Les Brown

 

Faith is taking the first step even if you don’t see the whole staircase.

Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak not what it takes to seat down and listen.

Wiston Churchill

 

What does it take to have a burning desire for success?

Egwuatu David

The right approach to a difficult problem is the triangle.

W.F Kumuyi

 

Anyone who angers you conquers you.

W.F Kumuyi

 

A little oil of courtesy saves a lot of friction.

W.F Kumuyi

 

Be careful not o tangle with the man who thinks before he acts.

  1. Hrold Keown

 

Do not say little in too many words, but a great deal in few words.

Pythagoras.

 

Change the changeable, acceptable the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.

Dennis Waitley.

 

 

 

Nobody wants to respect or recognize you until you do something extraordinary.

Big Ben

 

Money don’t talk, it screams.

Claraluper

 

To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing and be nothing.

Elbert Hubbard

 

You have no right to celebrate anything until you achieve something great.

Egwuatu David

 

Everyone wants to……….not everyone are willing to……………

Egwuatu David

 

Those who make history break limits, those who break limits make history.

Egwuatu David

 

Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.

Mahatma Gandhi

 

They big secret in life is that there is no big secret, whatever your goal is you can get there if you are willing to work.

-Oprah Winfrey

 

You already have every characteristics necessary for success if you recognize, claim, develop and use them.

Zig Ziglar

 

Obstacles can’t stop you, problems can’t stop you most of all other people can’t stop you!

  1. Gitomer

 

Success is not built on success. It is built on failure, frustration sometimes it is built on catastrophe.

Sumner Redstone Chairman

 

 

 

It is your attitude not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

Zig Ziglar.

 

In other to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do next time.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

 

When you sin something in you dies.

T.L Osborn

 

If you fail to plan great, you will fail to be great.

Egwuatu David .A

 

No man of success every traded on failure.

Egwuatu David .A

 

I haven’t failed, I have found 10,000 ways that doesn’t work.

Thomas Edison

 

Some people want it to happen, some people wish it would happen.

Michael Jordan.

 

Only those who dare to fail greatly achieve greatly.

Robert Francis Kennedy.

 

[ Tool + Training + Experience]x Mindset = Goal success; But if mindset is zero the equation is [ 100 + 100+ 100] x 0 = failure.

Anonymous

 

The big secret is that there is not big secret, it is just you and your determination.

Egwuatu David .A

 

If you have the will to win you have achieved half your success; if you do not, you have achieved half your failure.

David Ambrose

 

There is always a time when everybody must rise and defend themselves.

Egwuatu David

 

 

The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.

Anonymous

 

 

What you see happens to others lives in you, you only lack the ability to bring them out.

Egwuatu David Anderson

 

 

Failure shouldn’t make you relax, it should make you sit up, steer up and fire on.

Egwuatu David  .A

 

You don’t need to be paddled like a boat to make a move, make a move yourself.

Egwuatu David

 

What makes the sands of time mark your footstep is how good you spend your life, what you read and how you use what you read.

Anonymous

 

Your degree of acceptability is determined by your degree of responsibility.

Precious C.

 

There is no one big step that leads you to your destiny, it is a daily journey.

Egwuatu David

 

Every great man was born and passed through great pain.

Egwuatu David Anderson

 

You were given a head to be ahead.

Bishop David Abioye

 

Aim as far as your eye can see but go as far as your leg can carry you.

Egwuatu David

 

Ordinary moments requires ordinary people; Extraordinary moments requires extraordinary people.

Egwuatu David

 

 

We can’t be like Aristotle, we can’t be like Isaac Newton, we can’t be like Alexander the great, we can’t be like Archimedes, but we can be greater than them; we don’t have what it takes to be like Thomas Edison, Socrates, Pythagoras and their likes but we have what it takes to be greater than them.

Egwuatu David

 

I fear not the man that trains 10,000 kicks once but I fear the man that trains one kick 10,000 times.

Van Dan

Solving the mysteries of today requires the wisdom of yesterday.

Egwuatu David

 

Until you learn to let go of old things new ones will never come.

Egwuatu David

 

Nobody is defeated until he starts blaming somebody else.

Robert H. Schuller

 

If you can’t fly run, if you can’t run walk, if you can’t walk crawl; but by all means keep moving.

Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Never let a problem become an excuse.

Robert H. Schuller

 

The best way to pay for a loving moment is to enjoy it.

Richard Bach

 

Life is a paradise for those who love many things with passion.

Leo Buscaglia

 

There are not mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessing given to us to learn.

Elizabeth Kubler Koss

 

Unthankfulness is theft.

Martin Luther

 

 

Planning is bringing the future into the present so you can do something now.

Alan Lakein

 

We always have enough time if we use it aright.

John Wolfgang Von Goethe

 

Every man has become great, every successful man has succeed in proportion as he has confined his power to one particular channel.

Orison Swett Marden

 

Never performed to be noticed, perform to be acknowledged.

  1. Esther

 

In every soul is implanted with the seed of greatness.

Egwuatu David

 

With age comes wisdom, with courage comes strength, with determination comes victory.

Egwuatu David

 

Anything in life worth having is worth working for.

Andrew Carnegie

 

Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.

Jawaharlal Nehru

 

Success is never ending, failure is never final.

Dr. Robert Schuller

I just love when people say I can’t do something because all my life people said I wasn’t going to make it.

Ted Turner

 

Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.

Emily P. Bissell

 

Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Henry Ford

 

It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.

John Crowe

 

You will never find time for anything. You must make it.

Charles Buxton

 

Remove failure as an option.

Joan Lunden

 

There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.”

Peter A. Cohen

 

 

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.

Les Brown

 

Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.

Amelia Earhart

 

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.

Mark Twain

 

What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

 

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

Colin Powell

 

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.

Samuel Johnson

 

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

 

 

The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.

Alan Ashley-Pitt

 

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.

Warren Buffett

 

 

Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali

 

Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.

Eileen Caddy

 

The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.

Nolan Bushnell

 

Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!

Paul J. Meyer

 

Keep away from small people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.

Mark Twain

 

 

 

 

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

John Burroughs

 

To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.

Bunker Hunt

 

You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.

Babe Ruth

 

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word ‘succeed’, you find it simply means to follow through.

F.W. Nichol

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’

Brian Tracy

 

If you don’t set goals, you can’t regret not reaching them.

Yogi Berra

 

Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.

  1. Clement Stone

 

I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

 

What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.

Samuel Johnson

 

We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn’t turn out, we modify it.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

 

 

 

 

 

A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said, ‘I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, violent one, the other wolf is the loving compassionate one.’ The grandson asked him, ‘Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?’ The grandfather answered, ‘The one I feed.’

Blackhawk

 

Enthusiasm is the steam that drives the engine.

Napoleon Hill

 

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.

Dennis Waitley

 

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

 

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Norman Vincent Peale

 

One man with courage is a majority.

Andrew Jackson

 

Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

 

Every achiever I have ever met says, ‘My life turned around when I began to believe in me.’

Robert Schuller

 

 

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

George Patton

 

One step – choosing a goal and sticking to it – changes everything.

Scott Reed

 

Dependent people need others to get what they want. Independent people can get what they want through their own efforts. Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.

Stephen Covey

 

I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.

Albert Schweitzer

 

Success is the child of audacity.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

Teamwork is the long word for success.

Jacquelinemae A. Rudd

 

Except and expect positive things and that is what you will receive.

Lori Hard

 

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals.

Booker T. Washington

 

In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.

Anthony J. D’Angelo

 

Those at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

Marcus Washling

 

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going!

Jim Ryun

 

I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.

Albert Einstein

 

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

 

It’s amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

Charles F. Kettering

 

People who are afraid to fail can never experience the joys of success.

Pete Zafra

 

No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

Greg Henry Quinn

 

If you don’t quit, and don’t cheat, and don’t run home when trouble arrives, you can only win.

Shelley Long

 

Put your heart, mind, intellect, and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

 

The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.

Cecil B. DeMille

 

One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you – suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, ‘Well, I’ll have a go, too.’

Margaret Thatcher

 

It is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.

Anthony Robbins

 

 

Deliver more than you are getting paid to do. The victory of success will be half won when you learn the secret of putting out more than is expected in all that you do. Make yourself so valuable in your work that eventually you will become indispensable. Exercise your privilege to go the extra mile, and enjoy all the rewards you receive.

Og Mandino

 

Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves.

Marie Curie

 

There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.

Denis Waitley

 

Effective people are not problem-minded; they’re opportunity-minded. They feed opportunities and starve problems.

Stephen Covey

 

A professional is a person who can do his best at a time when he doesn’t particularly feel like it.

Alistair Cooke

 

 

 

 

Whatever your grade or position, if you know how and when to speak, and when to remain silent, your chances of real success are proportionately increased.

Ralph C. Smedley

 

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John D. Rockefeller

 

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.

Frank Lloyd Wright

 

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.

Bertrand Russell

 

Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.

Joseph Sugarman

 

Fortunate is the person who has developed the self-control to steer a straight course towards his objective in life, without being swayed from his purpose by either commendation or condemnation.

Napoleon Hill

 

Never let your work drive you. Master it and keep it in complete control.

Booker T. Washington

 

Follow your dream as long as you live, do not lessen the time of following desire, for wasting time is an abomination of the spirit.

Plato

 

You say I started out with practically nothing, but that isn’t correct. We all start with all there is. It’s how we use it that makes things possible.”

Henry Ford

 

 

I don’t have to be what nobody else wants me to be and I am not afraid to be what I want to be.

Muhammad Ali

 

The highest reward for one’s toil is not what one gets for it, but what one becomes by it.

John Ruskin

 

I studied the lives of great men and women, and I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.

Harry S. Truman

 

The best feeling at times is to feel like a child again.

Egwuatu David

 

The seat of freedom is reserved for the man who lives by his own work, and in that work, does what he wants to do.

George Robin Collingwood

 

Success is measured in terms of reaching your goals, dreams, and expectations. Your success is determined by hard work, persistence, and determination. If you are going to be a success in life, it is up to you… it is your responsibility.

Will Horton

 

The difference between success and mediocrity is all in the way you think.

Dean Francis

 

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

Les Brown

 

What separates those who achieve from those who do not is in direct proportion to one’s ability to ask for help.

Donald Keough

 

You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.

Warren Buffett

 

 

It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.

Roger Babson

 

Success is a journey, not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

 

To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail.

Dorothea Brande

 

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.

Al Bernstein

 

 

You can do it if you believe you can.

Napoleon Hill

 

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.

Earl Wilson

 

I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.

George Bernard Shaw

 

You must do the very thing you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Flaming enthusiasm, backed by horse-sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

Dale Carnegie

 

It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

Claude M. Bristol

 

The biggest temptation is to settle for too little.

Thomas Merton

 

Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world.

Oscar Wilde

 

Don’t dream it. Be it!

Richard O’brian

 

He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.

Bessie Anderson Stanley

 

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.

Nora Roberts

 

 

 

Henry Ford could get anything out of men because he just talked and would tell them stories. He’d never say, ‘I want this done!’ He’d say, ‘I wonder if we can do it.’

George Brown

 

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allen Poe

 

The key to happiness is having dreams; the key to success is making them come true.

James Allen

 

Life is a series of problem-solving opportunities. The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you depending on how you respond to them.

Rick Warren

 

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.

Orison Swett Marden

 

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

Jim Rohn

 

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.

Ralph Nader

 

Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.

Michael Korda

 

Nothing ever comes to one that is worth having except as a result of hard work.

Booker T. Washington

 

 

You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change rather than allowing it to master you.

Brian Tracy

 

 

I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you’re a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you’ll win – if you don’t you won’t.

Bruce Jenner

 

Unless you are willing to drench yourself in your work beyond the capacity of the average man, you are just not cut out for positions at the top.

J.C. Penny

 

Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

Charles Lindbergh

 

If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don’t, you have achieved half your failure.

David Ambrose

 

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.

Beverly Sills

 

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Ronald E. Osborn

 

Your success and happiness lie in you.

Helen Keller

 

Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.

John Maxwell

 

 

 

The only difference between a success and a failure is that the successful person is willing to do what the failure is not willing to do.

J.R. Ridinger

 

The man who moved a mountain was the one who began carrying away small stones.

Chinese Proverb

 

Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.

Vincent Lombardi

 

Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.

Albert Einstein

 

Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Successful leaders recognize that great innovation comes from observing the same ideas as everyone else and seeing something different.

Reed Markham

 

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Anthony Robbins

 

Be humble always and identify with the common man; even when success and achievements want to make you proud.

Bishop Leonard Umunna

 

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

Dale Carnegie

 

Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing there is a solution paves the way to a solution.

Dr. David Schwartz

 

 

 

 

All successful 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

 

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.

Marcel Proust

 

No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.

Charles Kendall Adams

 

I will speak ill of no one and speak all the good I know of everybody.

Andrew Jackson

 

You don’t become enormously successful without encountering some really interesting problems.

Mark Victor Hansen

 

I’ve always tried to go one step past wherever people expected me to end up.

Beverly Sills

 

Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

Booker T. Washington

 

Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.

Babe Ruth

 

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell

 

Success is every minute you live. It’s the process of living. It’s stopping for the moments of beauty, of pleasure; the moments of peace. Success is not a destination that you ever reach. Success is the quality of the journey.

Jennifer James

 

I praise loudly; I blame softly.

Queen Catherine II

 

Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.

Francis Bacon

 

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.

Napoleon Hill

 

You’ve got to win in your mind before you win in your life.

John Addison

 

Never be afraid to tread the path alone. Know which is your path and follow is wherever it may lead you; do not feel you have to follow in someone else’s footsteps.

Eileen Caddy

 

Success is how high you bounce after you hit bottom.

George Patton

 

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Knowledge without follow-through is worse than no knowledge.

Henry Charles Bukowski

 

Do not despise the bottom rungs in the ascent to greatness.

Publilius Syrus

 

The merit in action lies in finishing it to the end.

Genghis Khan

 

To move the world we must first move ourselves.

Socrates

 

 

Make a success of living by seeing the goal and aiming for it unswervingly.

Cecil B. De Mille

 

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.

Henry Ford

 

Optimists are right. So are pessimists. It’s up to you to choose which you will be.

Harvey Mackay

 

Many hands and hearts and minds generally contribute to anyone’s notable achievements.

Walt Disney

 

Winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts.

Sylvester Stallone

 

When you miss a shot, never think of what you did wrong. Take the next shot thinking of what you must do right.

Tony Alfonso

 

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.

Brian Tracy

 

A good criterion for measuring success in life is the number of people you have made happy.

Robert J. Lumsden

 

The history of the world is the history of a few people who had faith in themselves.

Swami Vivekananda

 

Ability may take you to the top, but it takes character to stay there.

William Blake

 

Success is the progressive realization of worthwhile, predetermined, personal goals.

Paul J. Meyer

 

 

Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?

Frank Scully

 

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

 

The secret of success is consistency of purpose.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

 

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

Aristotle

 

Sometimes our best is simply not enough. We have to do what is required.

Sir Winston Churchill

 

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.

Anthony Robbins

 

Live out of your imagination, not your history.

Stephen Covey

 

Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.

Colin Powell

 

Forget yourself and start to work.

Gordon B. Hinckley

 

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves.

Zig Ziglar

 

Always bear in mind that our own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

 

 

One must have strategies to execute dreams.

Azim Premji

 

Try to forget yourself in the service of others. For when we think too much of ourselves and our own interests, we easily become despondent. But when we work for others, our efforts return to bless us.

Sidney Powell

 

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu

 

Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm. It moves stones, it charms brutes. Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity, and truth accomplishes no victories without it.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

 

Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.

Rene Descartes

 

Success equals goals… all else is commentary.

Brian Tracy

 

If you aren’t making any mistakes, it’s a sure sign you’re playing it too safe.

John Maxwell

 

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

Bill Cosby

 

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.

Arthur Brisbane

 

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.

David Bly

 

As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.

Donald Trump

 

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier

 

No man is ever whipped until he quits – in his own mind.

Napoleon Hill

 

Success is 20% skills and 80% strategy. You might know how to read, but more importantly, what’s your plan to read?

Jim Rohn

 

Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

Dr. Suess

 

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie

 

Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses … on your powers, instead of your problems.

Paul J. Meyer

 

People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.

Earl Nightingale

 

Thoughts and ideas are the source of all wealth, success, material gain, all great discoveries, inventions and achievement.

Mark Victor Hansen

 

The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.”

Aristotle Onansis

 

In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard.

Theodore Roosevelt

 

If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you. If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you. Whatever good things we build end up building us.

Jim Rohn

 

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

 

Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.

Reed Markham

 

When you’re going through hell, keep going.

Albert Einstein

 

Any idea that is held in the mind that is either feared or revered will, begin at once to clothe itself in the most convenient and appropriate physical forms available.

Andrew Carnegie

 

If you can imagine it, you can create it. If you can dream it, you can become it.

William Arthur Ward

 

Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good that we oft may win by fearing to attempt.

William Shakespeare

 

There is only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything.

Vince Lombardi

 

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.

Albert Schweitzer

 

Success… it’s what you do with what you’ve got.

Leroy Van Dyke

 

Behind every successful man there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.

Bob Brown

 

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

 

Every evening, write down the six most important things that you must do the next day. Then while you sleep your subconscious will work on the best ways for you to accomplish them. Your next day will go much more smoothly.

Tom Hopkins

 

Never turn down a job because you think it’s too small, you don’t know where it can lead.

Julia Morgan

 

The test of a successful person is not an ability to eliminate all problems before they arise, but to meet and work out difficulties when they do arise. We must be willing to make an intelligent compromise with perfection lest we wait forever before taking action. It’s still good advice to cross bridges as we come to them.

David Schwartz

 

For it matters not how small the beginning may seem to be. What is once well done, is well done forever.

Henry David Thoreau

 

People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.

George Bernard Shaw

 

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

Dale Carnegie

 

If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.

Henry Ford

 

He who has never failed somewhere, that man cannot be great.

Herman Melville

 

 

 

 

Recipe for success: Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.

William A. Ward

 

Success is not so much what we have, as it is what we are.

Jim Rohn

 

Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind’s eye, and you will be drawn toward it. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Napoleon Hill

 

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Well done is better than well said.

Benjamin Franklin

 

Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

 

The real secret to success is enthusiasm.

Walter Chrysler

 

Those who have attained things worth having in this world have worked while others idled, have persevered while others gave up in despair, have practiced the valuable habits of self-denial, industry, and singleness of purpose.

Grenville Kleiser

 

Be bold and mighty forces will come to your aid.

Basil King

 

To be a champion, you have to believe in yourself when nobody else will.

Sugar Ray Robinson

 

Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.

Ross Perot

 

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

George E. Allen

 

 

If you envy successful people, you create a negative force field of attraction that repels you from ever doing the things that you need to do to be successful.

 

If you admire successful people, you create a positive force field of attraction that draws you toward becoming more and more like the kinds of people that you want to be like.

Brian Tracy

 

It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.

Anthony Robbins

 

Consumers are statistics. Customers are people.

Stanley Marcus

 

One half of life is luck, the other half is discipline and that’s the important half. For without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with luck.

Carl Zuckmeyter

 

Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.

Bernadette Devlin

 

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing. It’s when you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.

Margaret Thatcher

 

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

 

When I was young I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures, so I did ten times more work.

Bernard Shaw

 

 

Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets.

Zig Ziglar

 

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

  1. Joseph Cossman

 

I can accept failure but I can’t accept not trying.

Michael Jordan

 

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk and to act.

Maxwell Maltz

 

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent van Gogh

 

Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success.

Rob Gilbert

 

Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.

Harry Fosdick

 

Peak performance in life isn’t about succeeding all the time or even being happy all the time. It’s often about compensating, adjusting, and doing the best you can with what you have right now.

Ken Ravizza

 

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.

Reggie Leach

 

It doesn’t matter what you’re trying to accomplish. It’s all a matter of discipline. I was determined to discover what life held for me beyond the inner-city streets.

Wilma Rudolph

 

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Nelson Mandela

 

A strong successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions.

Orisen Marden

 

Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.

Henry Ford

 

 

Dreams are only foolish to those who lack them.

Peter Reese

 

Someday I hope to enjoy enough of what the world calls success so that someone will ask me, ‘What’s the secret of it?’ I shall say simply this: ‘I get up when I fall down.’

Paul Harvey

 

Success of life depends upon keeping one’s mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes.

Alice Foote MacDougall

 

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?

Jimmy Dean

 

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambition. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Mark Twain

 

Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.

Winston Churchill

 

Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: Every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.

  1. Clement Stone

 

Success is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration.

Thomas Edison

Our power is in our ability to decide.

Buckminster Fuller

 

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties.

Samuel Johnson

 

You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.

Zig Ziglar

 

Make your life a mission – not an intermission.

Arnold Glasgow

 

Do it trembling if you must, but do it!

Emmet Fox

 

Consider the postage stamp. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.

Josh Billings

 

It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.

Eddie Cantor

 

The basic rule of free enterprise: You must give in order to get.

Scott Alexander

 

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

James Allen

 

The thing always happens that you really believe in and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

Frank Lloyd Wright

 

The road to success is always under construction.

Lily Tomlin

 

Hope is not a dream, but a way of making dreams become reality.

L.J. Cardina Suenens

 

 

 

They can because they think they can.

Virgil

 

We are made to persist. That’s how we find out who we are.

Tobias Wolff

 

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.

Danny Thomas

 

Men are born to succeed, not to fail.

Henry David Thoreau

 

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

Winston Churchill

 

Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.

Alex Noble

 

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

T.S. Eliot

 

A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.

Charles Schwab

 

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.

Michael Gerber

 

One sound idea is all that you need to achieve success.

Napoleon Hill

 

We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough.

Helen Keller

 

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.

William Feather

 

Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.

Vince Lombardi

 

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

 

If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.

Malcolm Forbes

 

In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

 

If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple: Know what you are doing, love what you are doing, and believe in what you are doing.

Will Rogers

Human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

William James

 

Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.

J.C. Penney

 

The successful man is one who had the chance and took it.

Roger Babson

 

Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is for you.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

If you are never scared, embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take chances.

Julia Soul

 

Man is a goal-seeking animal. His life only has meaning if he is reaching out and striving for his goals.

Aristotle

 

The first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

Sir William Osler

 

Every man is free to rise as far as he’s able or willing, but the degree to which he thinks determines the degree to which he’ll rise.

Ayn Rand

 

The successful person places more attention on doing the right thing rather than doing things right.

Peter Drucker

 

I have failed over and over again – that is why I succeed.

Michael Jordan

 

The great end of life is not knowledge but action.

Thomas Henry Huxley

 

The men who have done big things are those who               were not afraid to attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain success.

B.C. Forbes

 

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

 

Success is living up to your potential. That’s all. Wake up with a smile and go after life … live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it.

Joe Knapp

 

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy

 

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspired the power and energy to get it done.

Ralph Lauren

 

What the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

 

The way to succeed is to double your failure rate. Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford

 

Sooner or later those who win are those who think they can.

Richard Bach

 

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

 

Spectacular achievements are always preceded by painstaking preparation.

Roger Staubach

 

If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves.

Thomas Edison

 

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

Lao-Tse

 

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.

Zig Ziglar

 

The difficulties and struggles of today are but the price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow.

William Boetcker

 

Do what you can with what you have where you are.

Theodore Roosevelt

 

 

Failure is the tuition you pay for success.

Walter Brunell

 

 

Real wealth equals ideas plus energy.

Buckminster Fuller

 

We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers.

Woodrow Wilson

 

 

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.

Lee Iococca

 

Private victories precede public victories.

Stephen R. Covey

 

Great minds have purpose, others have wishes.

Washington Irving

 

The common denominator of success is in forming the habit of doing the things that failures don’t like to do.

Albert Gray

 

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim.

John D. Rockefeller

 

I will say this about being an optimist: even when things don’t turn out well, you are certain they will get better.

Frank Hughes

 

Some men see things as they are, and say, ‘Why?’ I dream of things that never were, and say, ‘Why not?

George Bernard Shaw

 

Perseverance is a great element of success.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

A person’s way of doing things is the direct result of the way he thinks about things.

Wallace D. Wattles

 

Success demands singleness of purpose.

Vince Lombardi

 

A man is but of product of his thought, What he thinks he becomes.

Mahatma Gandhi

 

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.

Anthony Robbins

 

First, say to yourself what you would be, then do what you have to do.

Epictetus

 

If you can dream it, you can do it. Your limits are all within yourself.

Brian Tracy

 

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.

Duke Ellington

 

Nature gave men two ends… one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then man’s success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most.

George R. Kilpatrick

 

The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do.

James Allen

 

It is observed that successful people get ahead in the time that other people waste.

Henry Ford

 

You see things and say, ‘Why?’ But I dream of things that never were and say ‘Why not?’

George Bernard Shaw

 

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.

Thomas Edison

 

You must have long range goals to keep from being frustrated by short-term failures.

Bob Bales

 

I would rather attempt something great and fail than attempt to do nothing and succeed.

Robert Schuller

 

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.

Goethe

 

Our lives improve only when we take chances, and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

 

Either do not attempt at all, or go through with it.

Ovid

 

I don’t dream at night, I dream all day. I dream for a living.

Steven Spielberg

 

Hope is the companion of power and the mother of success. For those of us who hope strongest have within us the gift of miracles.

Sydney Bremer

 

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.

Confucius

 

If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.

Henry Kissinger

 

Man is what he believes.

Anton Chekhov

 

Goals are dreams we convert to plans and take action to fulfill.

Zig Ziglar

 

Four steps to achievement: plan purposefully, prepare prayerfully, proceed positively, pursue persistently.

William A. Ward

 

I never waste time looking back.

Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Who told you it couldn’t be done? And what great achievement has he to his credit that entitles him to use the word ‘impossible’ so freely?

Napoleon Hill

 

Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.

Goethe

 

I am a slow walker … but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

 

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding, and it is not to be found in foreign lands, but in the heart itself.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.

Peter F. Drucker

 

The road to success runs uphill.

Willie Davis

 

Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.

Charles Givens

 

The only honest measure of your success is what you are doing compared to your true potential.

Paul J. Meyer

 

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure.

Norman Vincent Peale

 

 

It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

Al Batt

 

 

 

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Dale Carnegie

 

To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work.

Sister Mary Lauretta

 

 

Never, never, never, never give up.

Winston Churchill

 

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.

Henry Ward Beecher

 

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The phrase ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.

Calvin Coolidge

 

 

If you have a good name, if you are more often right than you are wrong, if your children respect you, if your grandchildren are glad to see you, if your friends can count on you and you can count on them in time of trouble, if you can face God and say “I have done my best,” then you are a success.

Ann Landers

 

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – which is, try to please everybody.

Herbert Swope

 

Success is the result of good judgment, good judgment is a result of experience, experience is often the result of bad judgment.

Anthony Robbins

 

Be ready when opportunity comes… Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.

Roy D. Chapin Jr.

 

 

 

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.

Pope John XXIII

 

 

If you want to succeed in your life, remember this phrase: The past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday; or all day today; or a moment ago; or for the last six months; the last sixteen years; or the last fifty years of life, doesn’t mean anything… All that matters is: What are you going to do, right now?”

Anthony Robbins

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.

Frank Lloyd Wright

 

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?

James Allen

 

Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility.”

Benjamin Franklin

 

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

“Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.”

Charles O. Finley

The only certain means of success is to render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.

Og Mandino

 

The vision to see, the faith to believe, and the will to do will take you anywhere you want to go.

Anonymous

 

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, or a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self- satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.

John R. Wooden

 

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?

James Allen

 

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.

John Foster Dulles

 

Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.

Madeline Bridge

 

Not in time, place, or circumstance, but in the man lies success.

Charles B. Rouss

 

 

 

It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

W.Somerset Maugham

 

The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.

  1. C. Forbes

 

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.

Benjamin F. Fairless

 

Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. That is the secret to success.

Swami Sivananda

 

The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.

Orison Swett Marden

 

To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work.

Sister Mary Lauretta

 

Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.

Charles Luckman

 

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.

Michael Jordan

 

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.

Norman Vincent Peale

 

Success consists in the climb.

Elbert Hubbard

 

The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.

Orison Swett Marden

 

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

 

No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and prepared to assume responsibilities.

William J. H. Boetcker

 

 

 

 

 

There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one’s maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity.

Buck Rodgers

 

There are no secrets to success. Don’t waste time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.

Colin Powell

 

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.

Henry Ford

 

High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.

Dr. Robert Schuller

 

The secret to success is constancy to purpose.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.

Thomas H. Huxley

 

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

 

Success is a journey, not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

 

Success is living up to your potential. That’s all. Wake up with a smile and go after life… Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it.

Joe Kapp

 

Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you.

Madeline Bridge

 

If everything seems to be under control, you’re just not going fast enough.

Mario Andretti

 

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Chinese proverb

 

 

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.

Clement Stone

 

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny; inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

Foster C. McClellen

 

Winning isn’t everything. Wanting to win is.

Catfish Hunter

 

Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

George S. Patton Jr.

 

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.

Frank Zappa

 

The ambitious climbs high and perilous stairs and never cares how long to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up his fear of a fall.

Thomas Adams

 

Cherish your vision and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.

Napoleon Hill

 

If man hasn’t discovered that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.

Martin Luther King, JR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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