Success Quotes

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Rashness brings success to few, misfortune to many
Phaedrus

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

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection, and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
Washington Irving

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
Golda Meir

In a democratic society we must live cooperatively, and serve the community in which we live, to the best of our ability. For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles

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

Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
Charlie Finley

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

A rich, successful image attracts success and greater success
Robert Pante

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

Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Don Marquis

Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success.
Maude Adams

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

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.
Vincent T Lombardi

Success in football is all about working hard, once you do that you give yourself a chance of doing well.
Anthony Le Tallec

One fails forward toward success.
Charles Kettering

Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.
Walter Bagehot

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

Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives.
Edwin C Bliss

About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
Tommy Lasorda

The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
Bryan Miller

To travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

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

Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Tennessee Williams

You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
Albert Camus

The only place you'll find success before work is in the dictionary.
May B Smith

The success of the show is amazing, I have people coming up to me all the time telling me how much they love it which is great!
Dani Harmer

The moral flabbiness born of the bitch-goddess Success.
William James

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

Playing for Success is working tremendously well since its launch five years ago. It's getting lots of schoolkids more involved with their local sports teams while teaching them the basics in a way that interests them.' - on initiatives to improve English rugby
Jonny Wilkinson

Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
Anthony Trollope

I really think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness (like success) also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it's also obvious no one can experience one without the other.
Donna Fargo

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success
Bruce Feirstein

Success brings many to ruin.
Phaedrus

If the England selectors make the same mistakes Australia have, which is not to address the flaws when you're successful, then down the track you're going to have some problems
Ian Chappell

Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends.
Sophie Tucker

The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.
Kenneth Blanchard

All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.
Pat Brown

'It is not a matter of wishing success to the victim of aggression, but of sharing his fate; one must accompany him to his death or to victory.'
Che Guavara

You always pass failure on the way to success.
Mickey Rooney

The World Cup was a huge frustration because I had prepared really hard for it. But in the World Cup there is no formula, no recipe for success.
Kaka

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.
Gerald Ford

The candidates we have in this campaign are... the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we've had since 1960. One of them will be successful.
Hilary Clinton

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

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

There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
Anais Nin

I am a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down...
Abraham Lincoln



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