127 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.

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  1. Be as upbeat as you can be. The basic success orientation is having an optimistic attitude. John DePasquale
    Poems of Encouragement



  2. Having lived and having toiled, I'd like the world to find some little touch of beauty that my soul had left behind. Edgar A. Guest, The Gentle Gardener
    Garden Poems



  3. Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. Napoleon Bonaparte
    Poems About Books



  4. Success means being happy with who you are and bringing happiness to those around you. Jane John Nwankwo
    Quotes About Being Happy



  5. Be willing to fail or succeed on who you really are. Don't ever try to be anything else. Glenn Beck
    Quotes About Being Yourself



  6. Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.” Oscar Wilde
    Friendship Poems



  7. 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
    Poems About Life



  8. success is not....
  9. 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
    Perseverance Quotes



  10. For this be the measure of our success, the measure of all life's happiness: just how well we have moved ahead; or just how early our soul was dead! Wilhelmina Stitch, Keep Moving
    Never Give Up Quotes



  11. Our success, you were the key encouraging us to be the best we could be.
    Birthday Poems For Mom



  12. Observe if you success would win the wealth of worth embodied in two little words: Be true. Unknown, Be True
    Poems About Justice



  13. I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Respect Quotes



  14. Now I know that those who succeed best in life are always cheerful and hopeful people who go about their work with a smile on their face and take the chances and changes of this mortal life with humor and good cheer, facing rough and smooth alike as it comes. Og Mandino
    Hopeful Quotes



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



  16. A message of success in all you do; a message of love from me to you; a message of happiness through and through. Kate Summers, Birthday Messages For My Brother
    Happy Birthday To My Brother



  17. A prominent statesman, being asked to name the secret of political success in a single word, replied, "Stick-to-it-iveness," George Henry Hubbard, Perseverance and Tenacity
    Poems About Perseverance



  18. You close the door to your success by entertaining one small fear.
    Think happiness, talk happiness, watch joy then coming near. Wilhelmina Stitch
    Famous Poems



  19. Even when faced with a failure, or with doubt, keep going as success could be just around the corner. Do not quit!
  20. Even when faced with a failure, or with doubt, keep going as success could be just around the corner. Do not quit! Catherine Pulsifer
    Don't Quit Poem



  21. Willpower, the ability to control your attention, emotions, and desires, is a vital ingredient of any recipe for success, in personal, as well as professional life. Joanna Jast, Hack Your Habits
    Poems For Women



  22. Always, be first to congratulate an opponent who succeeds. Be last to criticize a colleague who fails. Unknown, Always Be
    Poems About Being Yourself



  23. I am a living testament you can be adopted and successful. Daunte Culpepper
    Adoption Poems



  24. Optimism is the essence of our success. It drives our creativity and emboldens our entrepreneurial spirit. It is what makes us invest in the future and accomplish our highest aims. Bill Frist
    Optimistic Poems



  25. I learn lessons from my failure, and use those lessons to map out strategies to succeed. I'm always stronger than before. Failing to succeed! Benjamin Kofi Quansah
    Life Lessons Quotes



  26. There is always room at the top. Daniel Webster
    Be The Best Quotes



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



  28. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie
    Poems About Hope



  29. A person can succeed at almost anything for which they have unlimited enthusiasm. Charles M. Schwab
    Good Morning Poems



  30. One of the things I’ve learned that has made me very successful, I think, sometimes you just have to take a chance. Heidi Hammel
    Take A Chance Quotes



  31. I may not triumph in success, despite my earnest labour... This thought shall always dwell with me — I will be worthy of it. Ella Wheeler Wilcox, I Will Be Worthy Of It
    Motivational Poems



  32. The choices you make determine your life - whether you are happy or sad, whether you look forward or back, whether you excel or are mediocre, whether you find success or not. Catherine Pulsifer
    Life Choices



  33. It's serving, striving through strain and stress; It's doing your noblest-that's Success!
  34. It's serving, striving through strain and stress; It's doing your noblest-that's Success!   Berton Braley
    The Recipe



  35. We no longer live in a world where the “same old/ same old” is the path to success. Steven Levi, Off The Wall Thinking
    Poems About Change



  36. No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. Godfrey Winn
    Mothers Day Poem From Son



  37. The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will. Vince Lombardi Jr.
    Perseverance Quotes



  38. Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles
    Hope Quotes



  39. Fear can stop any progress it can stop our success. Catherine Pulsifer, Overcome Your Fears
    Poems About Fear



  40. One’s best success comes after their greatest disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher
    Disappointment Poems



  41. The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. Zig Ziglar
    Quotes About Character



  42. A successful journey consists of having a good relationship with all passengers, requiring that we give the best of ourselves. Jean d'Ormesson, Train Of Life
    Train Of Life Poem



  43. You truly have been an inspiration. You are a picture of success Kate Summers, We Wish You Well
    Retirement Poems



  44. To try is better than the thing you try for
  45. To try is better than the thing you try for  Author Unknown, To Try Is Better
    Inspirational Poems



  46. Nothing comes for free - we must work you see to achieve success is truly not effortless. Catherine Pulsifer, Success In Life
    Poems About Effort



  47. The bird dares to break the shell, then the shell breaks open and the bird can fly openly. This is the simplest principle of success. You dream, you dare and and you fly. Israelmore Ayivor
    Poems About Birds



  48. Every man who has made his mark will tell you that the chief factors are energy, confidence, indefatigable toil, readiness to learn,a determination which never relaxes its grip. Unknown, What Makes Success
    Poems On Determination



  49. Success sits on a mountain of mistakes Bangambiki Habyarimana
    Quotes On Winning



  50. Perserverence 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
    Famous Poets



  51. And I'm sure the wisest motto for success, in prose or rhyme, is that plain rule of the workers keeping at it all the time. James Buckham, At It All The Time
    Life Mottos



  52. Strength is success. Strength to be, strength to do... Edward Evertt Hale
    Poems About Strength



  53. You think that the failures are many, you think the successes are few,
    But you judge by the rule of the penny, and not by the good that men do. Edgar A. Guest, The Real Successes
    Poems About Failure



  54. Quitting is never an option on the road to success. Find the way forward. If you have a positive mindset and are willing to persevere, there is little that is beyond your reach. Roopleen
    Quotes About Quitting



  55. Our striving toward success, however, does not end at graduation, for we have a future yet to face. M. E. H., Reached The Time
    Graduation Wishes For A Friend



  56. Great persons rise above adversity and attain new heights of achievement by turning ...Setbacks into successes
  57. Great persons rise above adversity and attain new heights of achievement by turning ...Setbacks into successes William Arthur Ward
    Attitude Poem



  58. It's not the storm that matters, it's the way we set our sails- enables us to steer our course through hardship and distress- and reach the peaceful harbour of a well-deserved success.  Patience Strong, Sailing Boat
    Keep A Going Poem



  59. If you wish success in life make perseverance your bosom friend Webster, Success in Life
    Poems About Perseverance



  60. You also need a supportive set of subconscious beliefs in place if you really want to succeed.  Julie Ann Cairns, The Abundance Code
    Short Quotes



  61. successful people plan....
  62. Successful people plan for failure.  Alex Altman, Time Is Money
    Failure Quotes



  63. My thanks to you will come by giving the best I have each day...my success is tied to you in every way. Catherine Pulsifer, Words of Thank You
    Thank You For Being There For Me



  64. Succeed and give, 'twill help you live, but no one can help you die. John A. Joyce, Love and Laughter
    Which Type Are You



  65. There's someone to share your happiness, someone to care when you win success Douglas Malloch, Someone To Care
    Thanksgiving



  66. This is the beginning of a new day....I want it to be gain and not loss; good and not evil; success and not failure Dr. Heartsill Wilson, A New Day
    A New Day Poem



  67. Setting goals can help you attain the success you desire.
  68. Setting goals can help you attain the success you desire. Catherine Pulsifer
    Poems About Goals



  69. 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
    Persistence Quotes



  70. Your attitude towards how you look at things - either a booster or a complainer - will determine your success! Byron Pulsifer
    Be A Booster



  71. What is the good, of it all unless there's ...someone to care when you win success Douglas Malloch, Someone To Care
    Encouraging Poetry



  72. For success in life, talk a little but with action success will triple. Catherine Pulsifer, Words Are Many
    Actions Speak Louder Than Words



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



  74. Joy sometimes comes to us as a result of us giving. It is a feeling of success and happiness.
  75. Joy sometimes comes to us as a result of us giving. It is a feeling of success and happiness. Catherine Pulsifer
    Poems About Joy



  76. There are many keys to success, but being a positive influence on others is meaningful and a sign of success. Catherine Pulsifer
    Positive Influence



  77. Mistakes are a fact of life, but what you do once a mistake is made determines your success in life. We all have a choice about our attitude and what we learn. Catherine Pulsifer
    Poems About Mistakes



  78. There are many keys to success, but being a positive influence on others is meaningful and a sign of success. Catherine Pulsifer Positive Influence Our brains conceived, our two hands wrought But still the finest joy, indeed, is seeing some one else succeed.  Strickland Gillilan
    The Keenest Pleasure



  79. Promise Yourself....To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others
  80. Promise Yourself....To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others Christy Larson, Promise Yourself
    A Life Well Lived



  81. And all the stings and bitter flings are wiped away upon the day success comes dancing down the way. Edgar A. Guest, The Price Of Joy
    Garden Making



  82. Many times in life you see baby steps are meant to be
    Success does not happen overnight taking small steps, that is right. Catherine Pulsifer, Life's Baby Steps
    Baby Steps



  83. Its daily task was sweetly done, for work was happiness; the sunlight smiled complacently and gave to work success Ellwood Haines Stokes, The Mountain Stream
    Poems About Mountains



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



  85. hard work, determination, and persistence will....
  86. Hard work, determination, and persistence will lead to the smiles of success.  Velma Childs Bell, Roll up Your Sleeves, Get to Work...Teach the Children
    Hard Work Quotes



  87. You were not made for failure but success; not born for sorrow but for happiness  Wilhelmina Stitch, Hold Up Your Head
    Poems About Happiness



  88. Follow your heart and life will bring a life that satisfies you and success in all you do. Catherine Pulsifer, Find Your Passion
    Follow Your Own Path



  89. The man who earns a million, but destroys his health in the process is not really a success. Zig Ziglar
    Poems About Health



  90. 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
    Defeat Quotes



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



  93. If you can't be a highway, then just be a trail. If you can't be the sun be a star.
    It isn't by size that you win or you fail. Be the best of whatever you are. Douglas Malloch
    Be The Best You Can Be



  94. 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
    Journey of Life



  95.   Show appreciation. When something kind is done to you, be thankful.
  96. Show appreciation. When something kind is done to you, be thankful.  Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
    Be Thankful Poem



  97. 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
    Never Give Up Poems



  98. ... if you don’t also have the support of your subconscious beliefs, then you will remain frustrated in your efforts to succeed, no matter how much knowledge you have or how much effort you put in.  Julie Ann Cairns, The Abundance Code
    Take Care Of Yourself Quotes



  99. Think this:
  100. Think this: "I'm going to win!' Think not on what has been. Think vict'ry — think ''I can!"  David V. Bush, Think Right
    Think On These Things



  101. ...skies seem always darkened by black clouds distressful; they strive to keep the clouds away until they are successful. James Henry Thomas, Somewhere
    Sky Quotes



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



  103. Life and leadership will cause pain and suffering, but through the suffering, great learning, growth, and improvements lie ahead, once you find a way to endure. David Hulings
    Energy Quotes



  104.  I'm grateful for the failures I've had because those failures made me more successful.
  105. I'm grateful for the failures I've had because those failures made me more successful.   Derek C. Doepker
    Gratitude Poems



  106. For a successful and happier life being positive is always better. Never be influenced by negativity. Catherine Pulsifer
    Don't Let People Bring You Down



  107. The genuine possibility is for you to see; for you to plan to achieve, and for you to grasp hold of so strong that nothing will ever dissuade you from succeeding. Byron Pulsifer
    Opportunity



  108. ... the greatest chance for success will come to those who have the knowledge and skills to plan, implement, and evaluate appropriate programs.  James F. McKenzie, Planning, Implementing & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs
    Knowledge Quotes



  109. Dreaming is the first step to achieving your desires, taking action is the second step to success.
  110. Dreaming is the first step to achieving your desires, taking action is the second step to success.   Catherine Pulsifer
    Action Quotes



  111. Smile more and frown less will lead to happiness and success Catherine Pulsifer, Smile More, Frown Less
    Smile Poems



  112. A season ends and a new one begins - Don't lose your smile or your grin
    With a positive attitude with you - You will find success in all you do. Catherine Pulsifer, Seasons Of Life
    Poems About New Beginnings



  113. Find what you love - and do it! Life is too short to waste it doing something you don't enjoy.
  114. 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
    Life Is Too Short Quotes



  115. There is need to unlock the untapped potentials in your mind, if you really want to be highly successful. Greg Adenauer, Abundance
    Improvement Quotes



  116. 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
    Balance Quotes



  117. all habits take time and .....
  118. All habits take time and patience to develop into success. Benjamin Chapin, Think Positive
    Patience Quotes



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



  120. Success rule number one: Action initiated again and again and again always comes before the final goal is reached. Success rule number two: Repeat success rule number one. Byron Pulsifer
    While Others



  121. Many successful people arrived at their niche in life through exposure and experimentation in areas that interested them. Seymour Schulich, Get Smarter Life and Business Lessons
    Life Quotes



  122.  How we keep our composure during times when we feel impatient will lead to success in life challenges.
  123. How we keep our composure during times when we feel impatient will lead to success in life challenges. Catherine Pulsifer
    Patience Poem



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



  125. 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!
    Positive Quotes About Change



  126. Positive people have positive expectations in their lives and most of their days are successful. Andrii Sedniev
    Quotes to Live By



  127. Failures are the pillars of success.
  128. Failures are the pillars of success. Welsh Proverb
    Proverbs



  129. 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
    Adaptation Quotes



  130. We are the architect of our own hurdles and we are the makers of our own success. Charles Duncan
    Challenges Quotes



  131. The best true stories of success are those people who see what could be, develop an action plan and decide that nothing will stand in the way that derails them from reaching their final destination Byron Pulsifer
    Empty



  132.   Success may have more to do with effectively balancing demands and priorities than simply winning.
  133. Success may have more to do with effectively balancing demands and priorities than simply winning. Timothy Smith
    The World That Awaits



  134. For a short way ahead, when you've failed many times; there's success just awaiting for you; if you never give up, hang tight to the lines David V. Bush, Never Say Die
    Do Not Lose Your Pep



  135. 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
    Positive Poems



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



  138. The most successful people see adversity not as a stumbling block, but as a stepping-stone to greatness. Shawn Anchor
    Adversity Poems



  139. Independence is essential for permanent but fatal to immediate success. Samuel Butler
    Independent Quotes



  140. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
  141. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. Mignon McLaughlin
    Wedding Anniversary Quotes



  142. 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
    Kindness Quotes



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



  144. No one has ever achieved extreme success without being enthusiastic about taking action. Noel N
  145. No one has ever achieved extreme success without being enthusiastic about taking action. Noel N
    Which Type are You



  146. 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
    Recycling Quotes



  147. So while the brilliant triflers failed with all their brains and push. Wise steady-going Johnny won by "sticking to his bush. Nixon Waterman
    The Secret of Success



  148. Don't let lack of preparation be your obstacle to attain success. Start today
  149. Don't let lack of preparation be your obstacle to attain success. Start today. Byron Pulsifer
    Poems



  150. Some people search their entire lifetime trying to find happiness and success. They never discover that the secret is all in how they think and how they view life. Catherine Pulsfer
    What You Think You Become



  151. Winners know there is no ceiling on success. They make the "emotional buy" that they are good people who deserve their wins, and can work for even "MORE"! Dr. Irene Kassorla, Go For It
    Poems About Winning



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