Success Quotes

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Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world.
Sergey Brin

Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
Joseph Addison

I do not ever want to be a huge star. Do you think I want a success?
Tuesday Weld

No man can be ideally successful until he has found his place. Like a locomotive he is strong on the track, but weak anywhere else.
Orison Swett Marden

I believe in a country where hard work and merit, not privilege or background, determine success. [He didn't outline which country he was referring to]
Tony Blair

If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed, which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. But I can find out no such case.
Charles Darwin

Successful people turn everyone who can help them into sometime mentors.
John Crosby

Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today.
Maxwell Maltz

What is known as success assumes nearly as many aliases as there are those who seek it.
Stephen Birmingham

I did envisage being this successful as a player, but not all the hysteria around it off the golf course.
Tiger Woods

You don't have to half-naked to be successful; just talented.
Amy Lee

The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
Walter Lippmann

Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Ambrose Bierce

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard Feynman

The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
Brendan Francis Behan

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W Clement Stone

Once you're successful with a certain kind of music, it's hard not to have faith in it as a means to stay successful.
Roberta Flack

Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
Josh Billings

He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
Joseph Heller

The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands.
George W Bush

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

I don't think that success is going to destroy me at this point in my life, like I used to think.
Rosanne Cash

As a person who inwardly revolts all the time, I'm a raging success. [that's always good to know...]
Roy Harper

A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.
Wallis Simpson

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

He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.
Elbert Hubbard

Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage
Charles Luckman

If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
Sigmund Freud

Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

I hate the phrase 'former porn queen.' That part of my life was a long time ago. Think of something else to call me... I'm successful in spite of my past, not because of it.
Traci Lords

It was phenomenal. I was doing two ongoing series, each totally different from the other, and they were both successful. [On a very successful acting period in his career]
William Daniels

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

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
John Dewey

Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
Jonathan Taylor Thomas

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Bette Davis

I think when I go home and I reflect on everything that's happened maybe it will sink in a little bit. [On retiring after a very successful career]
Steve Backley

The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history.
Edmund Wilson

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

It's all about training and rhythm and getting it right on the day [on triple jump success]
Jonathan Edwards

Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
Charlotte Bronte

A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing.
Matt Damon

Andrew [Lloyd-Webber] you have taken a great risk... who is going to be your Joseph? [the unknown being hiring a former understudy and getting the BBC to give weeks and weeks of free publicity to the show therefore guaranteeing its success]
Graham Norton

No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days
Max Planck

In terms of his CV there has not been a coach quite so successful as him. [on Guus Hiddink]
Martin Jol

When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success.
W Clement Stone

Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
Don Shula

I think the company's [HP's] success will be my legacy. The company's failure will be my failure, with all the predictable consequences of that.
Carly Fiorina

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
Robert Heller

Why not be oneself? That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound, why try to look like a Pekingese?
Dame Edith Sitwell



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