Success Quotes

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People of medicore ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
George Allen

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. [On how to be a successful athlete]
Gail Devers

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

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

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

In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
Christian Nestell Bovee

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Sir Walter Scott

My life, my career has been like a roller coaster. I've either been an enormous success or just a down-and-out failure.
Judy Garland

Success brings many to ruin.
Phaedrus

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.
Henri-Frederic Amiel

Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
Fran Lebowitz

No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
Alfred North Whitehead

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

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides

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

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

A good title is the title of a successful book. And a bad title is the title of a book that is not successful!
Robert Gallagher

Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
Michael Korda

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

Success sometimes can really bite you in the shorts
Donny Osmond

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

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

Really successful people don't live in the present. They imagine the future and visualise what their customers want.
Robin Rowland

On daughter Elizabeth's modelling success: "Mick was against it at first but he's ok now. She made $60 000 in one week - what can you say?"
Jerry Hall

You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
Clive Anderson

I certainly feel that the time is not far distant when a knowledge of the principles of diet will be an essential part of one's education. [if the massive marketing behind such things is a success for sure!]
Fannie Farmer

There are those who travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet they are the same. The success has this over his rivals: He knows where he is going.
Mark Caine

I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those Quakers who ran successful businesses, made money because they offered honest products and treated their people decently... This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten.
Anita Roddick

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

Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.
Michael Crawford

When you realise that you possess within your self everything you need to promote your own success, the feeling is one of empowerment.
James Fixx

We welcome the new Pope and wish him every success in the daunting challenges that lie ahead.

...We hope that he will continue along the path of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II in working to enhance relations with the Jewish people and the State of Israel. [on the election of Pope Benedict XVI]
Jonathan Sacks

MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980's... the musical channel phenomenon has been exported successfully all over the world.
Doug Ferrari

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

My goal is to appeal to as many people as I can. I'm not looking to leave country, but I do want to have more international success.
Shania Twain

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 as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
Vicki Baum

What makes eBay successful... the real value and the real power at eBay is the community. It's the buyers and sellers coming together and forming a marketplace.
Pierre Omidyar

What I have in common with the character in ‘Truman’ is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
Jim Carrey

Success is down to perseverance, ability, skills and experience, but it is also about being given an opportunity.
Leigh Clifford

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
Arnold Glascow

I am not a miracle worker, but I have done things of this nature before. It's 95 per cent down to the team and the players themselves to win. There is a five per cent gap that the fans can close to bring success.
Uri Geller

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
Samuel Johnson

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
Orison Swett Marden

I've never been able to contemplate failure. Success is everything.
Raymond Blanc

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

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

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

Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning. (A Hero of our Time)
Mikhail Lermontov

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow



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