42 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.

  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
    Success Poem

  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!
    Positive Quotes About Change

  3. 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

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

  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
    Persistence Quotes

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

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

  8. 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

  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
    Defeat Quotes

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

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

  12. 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

  13. 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
    Poems About Winning

  14. ... 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. I'm grateful for the failures I've had because those failures made me more successful.
    Derek C. Doepker
    Poems About Failure

  18. ... 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

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

  20. 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

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

  22. 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

  23. 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

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

  25. 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

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

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

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

  29. Failures are the pillars of success.
    Welsh Proverb

  30. 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

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

  32. 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

  33. 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

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

  35. 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

  36. 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

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

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

  39. 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

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

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

  42. 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

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