Success Quotes

Success quotes serve to both encourage and motivate. And, while it is true that the meaning of success differs for each person, it is also true that whatever one defines as accomplishments requires consistent application of strength, perseverance and dedication. The following sayings help to convey the necessary ingredients of success no matter who or where you are.

  1. Success is not defined by how lazy you are, or how lucky you are but, instead, how much effort, sweat, the overcoming of failures, perseverance, and dedication that is extended over time. Byron R. Pulsifer

  2. Therefore, if you are to emerge successful, you need to find a way of being continually motivated to change. Nick Bell, Organize Yourself Starting Today!

  3. Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most. Al Capp

  4. Successful people plan for failure. Alex Altman, Time Is Money

  5. Success is on the top of the hill reached by placing one foot in front of the other over and over and over again without faltering. Robert Rivers

  6. If success was attained only through desire then everyone wouldn't appreciate the strength of character it requires. Theodore W. Higgingsworth

  7. Even if wishful thinkers had all the time in the world, they would never attain the pinnacles of success. Byron R. Pulsifer

  8. Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Denis Waitley

  9. When confronted by failure, disappointment, or rejection, it may be far easier simply to give up. But this attitude can spell the difference between long-term success and a series of defeat. Amy E. Dean, Peace of Mind

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  10. The key to success, happiness, and abundance all sit within you. Michael Austin Jacobs, Change Your Perspective, Change Your Life

  11. Show appreciation. When something kind is done to you, be thankful. Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills

  12. Success is not measured by what you accomplish but by 

the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. Orison 

Swett Marden

  13. Behind every success story is usually someone who beat the obstacles because he or she refused to accept the pessimist's view. Seymour Schulich, Get Smarter Life and Business Lessons

  14. But successful people don't make excuses, even when they could justify them. No matter what the circumstances, they make the best of things and keep moving forward. John C. Maxwell, Your Road Map For Success

  15. There are times when the success we try and achieve creates unnecessary stress for us. Catherine Pulsifer

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  16. Success never resides in the world of weak wishes, but in the palace of purposeful plans and prayerful persistence. William Arthur Ward, Up Words

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

  18. I'm grateful for the failures I've had because those failures made me more successful. Derek C. Doepker

  19. If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress. Calvin Coolidge

  20. Dreaming can is the first step to achieving your desires, taking action is the second step to success. Catherine Pulsifer

  21. Find what you love - and do it! Life is too short to waste it doing something you don't enjoy. Diann B. Murr, Wake Up Successful

  22. Never let the defeat of the past rob you of the success of your future. Ray Comfort

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  23. Many successful people arrived at their niche in life through exposure and experimentation in areas that interested them.

  24. Seymour Schulich, Get Smarter Life and Business Lessons

  25. Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them. Thomas Kinkade

  26. All habits take time and patience to develop into success. Benjamin Chapin, Think Positive

  27. Successful people know the value of hard work but they also know the value of rest and relaxation. Skip Powell, Success Habits 101

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

  29. Be as upbeat as you can be. The basic success orientation is having an optimistic attitude. John DePasquale
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  30. Positive people have positive expectations in their lives and most of their days are successful. Andrii Sedniev
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  31. Failures are the pillars of success. Welsh Proverb

  32. Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent. Nolan Ryan

  33. We are the architect of our own hurdles and we are the makers of our own success. Charles Duncan

  34. Success, like happiness is more than a destination- it is a venture; more than an achievement - it is an attitude. William Arthur Ward
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  35. 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

  36. Success may have more to do with effectively balancing demands and priorities than simply winning. Timothy Smith

  37. Most of the time, the only thing that is holding you back from being successful is the fact that you do not believe you can be successful. Riley Stevens, 50 Ways to Change Your Life in 50 Minutes

  38. Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. David Frost

  39. Independence is essential for permanent but fatal to immediate success. Samuel Butler

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  41. You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it. Oprah Winfrey

  42. To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success. Henry Ford
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  43. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. Mignon McLaughlin
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  44. Interestingly enough, although kindness has a good chance of leading to success, kindness will always lead to happiness. So if you want to be happy, be kind. David T. Fagan

  45. The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success? Larry Flynt

  46. No one has ever achieved extreme success without being enthusiastic about taking action. Noel N

  47. We may recycle newspapers and glass and take proper satisfaction for doing so, but we remain caught in a web of spiritual assumptions about success and consumption, progress and waste that effectively undermine and trivialize our efforts to escape. William H. Becker
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