101 Success Quotes

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand.

Bruce Barton

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Pity the man who inherits a million and isn't a millionaire. Here's what would be pitiful, if your income grew and you didn't.

Jim Rohn

The great successful men of the world have used their imagination? They think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - steadily building.

Robert Collier

Success doesn't come to you? You go to it.

Marva Collins

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success.

Thomas J. Watson

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

Earl Nightingale

When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success.

Orison Swett Marden

God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.

Swedish Proverb

Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure.

Dell Crossword

Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend's success without envy.


A successful man continues to look for work after he has found a job.


If at first you do succeed try not to look too surprised.


It is wise to keep in mind that no success or failure is necessarily final.


Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.


So far the only successful substitute for brains is silence.


Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view.


Success comes before work only in the dictionary.


Success: willing to do what the average person is not willing to do.


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

Success does not come to those who wait... and it does not wait for anyone to come to it.


Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen.

Phillip Adams

It is easy to get to the top after you get through the crowd at the bottom.

Zig Ziglar

We can have more than we've got because we can become more than we are.

Jim Rohn

There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

Christopher Morley

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

Vincent T. Lombardi

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence, that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

Mario Andretti

I believe the greater the handicap, the greater the triumph.

John H. Johnson

The successful always has a number of projects planned, to which he looks forward. Anyone of them could change the course of his life overnight.

Mark Caine

The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

Dale Carnegie

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


To find what you seek in the road of life, the best proverb of all is that which says: Leave no stone unturned.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.

Dale Carnegie

The easiest thing in the world to be, is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. don't let them put you in that position.

Leo Buscaglia

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.

Oprah Winfrey

If you are wealthy, be humble. Plants bend when they bear fruit.

Sri Sai Satcharita

The true self that we are searching for is also searching for us.

Stephen Cope

Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.

Joel Barker

When you complain, you make yourself a victim. When you speak out, you are in power.

Eckhart Tolle

You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.

Mark Twain

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

William Feather

People learn little from success, but much from failure.

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In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Robert Collier

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.


If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.


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

Herbert Bayard Swope

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

Lee Iacocca

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.

Kahlil Gibran

I believe a little bit of success lies in everyone! Will you be the one to deny that? Or rather be the one who chooses to be guided by it? I hope you choose as I to do the latter!

Josh S. Hinds

Success is the prize for those who stand true to their ideas!

Josh S. Hinds

A day will never be anymore than what you make of it. Practice being a "doer"!

Josh S. Hinds

You are what you think about all day long.

Dr. Robert Schuller

You can have everything in life you want if you'll just help enough other people to get what they want!

Zig Ziglar

Business is a game. The minute you think of it any differently it ceases to be fun and immediately begins to control your life and ultimately drives you crazy with wild obsessions and eventually ruins your family life. Keep things in perspective. First family, second friends, and third your business. Practice this and you'll be much happier for it. And your business will be much happier as well.

Josh S. Hinds

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.

Thomas Jefferson

Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.

Martha Washington

Keys to success... Research your idea, Plan for success, Expect success, and just plain do it! It amazes me how many people skip the last step! Practice being a "doer" and success will follow you every step of the way.

Josh S. Hinds

Picture in your mind a sense of personal destiny.

Wayne Oates

Dare to risk public criticism.

Mary Kay Ash

We cannot truly face life until we face the fact that it will be taken away from us.

Billy Graham

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.

Mark Twain

This is America. We can do anything here.

Ted Turner

Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.

Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

You win some, you lose some, you wreck some.

Dale Earnhardt

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self- confidence is preparation.

Arthur Ashe

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.

Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have.

Thomas Jefferson

Life's like a boom a rang. The more good you throw out, the more you receive in return.

Josh S. Hinds

Play the smiling game in your daily life. See how many people you can get to smile back at you. Keep score and tally the results at the end of each day.

Josh S. Hinds

Life's like a box of chocolates, you never know which one you'll get.

Forest Gump

Take time out 1/2 way through your day to ask "what have I done today?" Then act on your thoughts! Chances are if it was enough for you to ponder it, success is not far behind.

Josh S. Hinds

I will not condemn you for what you did yesterday, If you do it right today.

Sheldon S. Maye

You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.

George Horace Lorimer

If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.

Sir Walter Scott

Don't ask for an easier life; ask to be a stronger person.

Kristen Goeser

Embrace Change. True success can be defined by your ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

Connie Sky

Failure is not my Destiny.

Eric M.

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

David Salton

One who smiles rather than angers is always stronger.

Chinese wisdom Sent By David Schary

Everyone rides on the merry go round of life, but very few ever take the chance at the brass ring!

Kevin Veitch

There is no need to boast of your accomplishments and what you can do. A great man is known, he needs no introduction.

CherLisa Biles

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

Jeremy Kitson

He who jumps to conclusions falls to their death.

Mark J. Ottaviani

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

Mark Twain

Be beautiful if you can, Wise if you want to... But be respected that is essential.

Anna Gould

Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough.


If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page.

Mark Houlahan

There are 3 things that are certain in life: death, taxes and change. You can't avoid change, it's mandatory, progress however is optional.

Bill R. Good, Jr.

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

Japanese Proverb

A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but braver five minutes longer.

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The fear is worse than the pain.

Shannon Bahr

If I had listened to the critics I'd have died drunk in the gutter.


The optimist says we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true.

Source Unknown

There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.

Rusty Berkus

If you were going to die soon and had only one phone call to make, who would you call and what would you say? And why are you waiting? Stephen Levine I always view problems as opportunities in work clothes.

Henry Kaiser

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.

Joseph Campbell

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

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

A free lunch is only found in mousetraps.

John Capuzzi

The greatest good we can do for others is not to share our riches with them, but to reveal their own.

Benjamin Disraeli

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