113 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.

What is success? Success means different things to different people. Let these quotes give you answers to this question.

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



  4. 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



  5. success is not....
  6. 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
    Success Poem



  7. 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



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



  9. 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



  10. 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



  11. Even when faced with a failure, or with doubt, keep going as success could be just around the corner. Do not quit!
  12. 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



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



  14. 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



  15. 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



  16. 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



  17. 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



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



  20. 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



  21. 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



  22. 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



  23. 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



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



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



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



  28. 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



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



  30. 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



  31. 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



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



  33. 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



  34. 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



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



  37. 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



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



  39. 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



  40. successful people plan....
  41. Successful people plan for failure.  Alex Altman, Time Is Money
    Failure Quotes



  42. 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



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



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



  45. 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



  46. Setting goals can help you attain the success you desire.
  47. Setting goals can help you attain the success you desire. Catherine Pulsifer
    Poems About Goals



  48. 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



  56. 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



  57. 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



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



  60. 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



  61. 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



  62. 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



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



  64. hard work, determination, and persistence will....
  65. 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



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



  67. 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



  68. 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



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



  71. 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



  72. 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



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



  75. 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



  76. ... 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



  77. Think this:
  78. 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



  79. ...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



  80. 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



  81. 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



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



  84. 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



  85. 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



  86. ... 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



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



  89. The minute you realize that you work for yourself; that is the time you will find yourself on the road to success. Catherine Pulsifer
    Who Do You Work For



  90. A key to success - making the most of your time each and every day. Byron Pulsifer
    The Choices



  91. You'll never succeed, or at least in that way...but while they shouted nay, every night, every day, he went right on determined to do it. David V. Bush
    It Cannot Be Done And They Know It



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



  93. Success's the meed of well spent time, and peace, of tasks well done. Mary C. Ryan
    Oh! Tell Me Not



  94. 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



  95. Find what you love - and do it! Life is too short to waste it doing something you don't enjoy.
  96. 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



  97. Here is the secret to attaining success in many different areas. Adopt the same mentality you first used when learning to walk understanding that experiencing failure does not mean the end of moving forward. Byron Pulsifer
    It Couldn't Be Done



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



  99. 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



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



  102. 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



  103. 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



  104. 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



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



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



  108. 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



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



  110. Failures are the pillars of success.
  111. Failures are the pillars of success. Welsh Proverb
    Proverbs



  112. 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



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



  114. 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



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



  117. "When some one says, "It can't be done" ... Some other man with steady tread success attains - how was it?" David V. Bush
    Some One Can Do It



  118. 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



  119. Work is the ladder upon which men climb to success. Work is always at hand. Work and you will find it. Author Unknown
    Work is The Ladder Upon Which Men Climb to Success



  120. 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



  121. Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
  122. 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



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



  124. Success is a balance of life where we can meet our own expectations while at the same time achieving success in our commitments to others. Byron Pulsifer
    How To Succeed When You Already Have



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



  127. 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



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



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



  131. 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



  132. 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



  133. Don't let lack of preparation be your obstacle to attain success. Start today
  134. Don't let lack of preparation be your obstacle to attain success. Start today. Byron Pulsifer Preparation Equals Success



  135. 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



  136. Until you take the time to define success for yourself, it will be defined by others (your boss, your parents, your partner), your culture, the past, or advertising. Krista Regedanz
    5 Ways to Combat Job Burnout



  137. 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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