Quotes About Success

Success - what a powerful concept! The meaning of success may come in many forms, as it depends on what one searches for in life. However, the best universal definition of success I have come across is: "Success is the completion of anything intended." In other words, success is when you finish what you have planned to do. Of course, this is not always easy. Some people may never complete their goals. Others do it with ease. What helps me continue when things get rough are good, motivational quotes and sayings about success. Somehow, after reading some of the following quotes and sayings about succes, I regain my strenght and resolution to complete what I've started, whatever that may be. Amazing! I hope these quotes will help you in the same way too.

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"You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong." Warren Buffett

"The higher we soar, the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly." Friedrich Nietzche

"Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Winston Churchill

"I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen." Frank Lloyd Wright

"Success is a journey, not a destination." Ben Sweetland

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." David Brinkley

"Eighty percent of success is showing up." Woody Allen

"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?" James Allen

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas Alva Edison

"Is it possible to succeed without any act of betrayal?" Jean Renoir

"If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut." Albert Einstein

"I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are; because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far; for a might-have-been has never been, but a has was once an are." Milton Berle

"Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits." Robert Louis Stevenson

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

"Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive." Scott Adams

"The road to success is always under construcion." Arnold Palmer

"There are countless ways of achieving greatness, but any road to achieving one's maximum potential must be built on a bedrock of respect for the individual, a commitment to excellence, and a rejection of mediocrity." Buck Rodgers

"Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure." Earl Wilson

"You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round." James Corbett

"The way to succeed is to double your error rate." Thomas J. Watson

"Remember, success is not measured by heights attained but by obstacles overcome. We're going to pass through many obstacles in our lives: good days, bad days. But the successful person will overcome those obstacles and constantly move forward." Bruce Jenner

"Really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great." Mark Twain

"If you develop the habits of success, you will make success a habit." Michael E. Angier

"Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they never quit." Conrad Hilton

"The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work." Arthur Brisbane

"Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals." Jim Rohn

"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom." George S. Patton

"Success doesn't come to you. You go to it." Marva Collins

"The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success." Irving Berlin

"God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires that you try." Mother Teresa

"Nature gave us two ends: one to sit on and one to think with. Ever since then, man's success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most." Robert Albert Bloch

"All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure." Mark Twain

"Success is 99 per cent failure." Soichiro Honda

"Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success." Jim Backus

"Money won't create success, the freedom to make it will." Nelson Mandela

"True success is not necessarily about being the best at all cost. It's about DOING your best at all times. If you do that long enough, who knows, you might just end up being the best." Tope Popoola

"You can have anything you want, if you help enough other people get what they want." Zig Ziglar

"Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out." Titus Livius

"Success is often achieved by those who donít know that failure is inevitable." Coco Chanel

"Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have." Zig Ziglar

"Nothing recedes like success." Walter Winchell

"Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become." Jim Rohn

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas Edison

"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing." Dale Carnegie

"Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem." Henry Kissinger

"Three keys to success: read, read, read." Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." Bill Gates

"The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the one who will win." Roger Bannister

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year." John Foster Dulles

"Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become." Jim Rohn

"The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake." Alan Greenspan

"Being able to quit things that donít work is integral to being a winner." Tim Ferriss

"When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word 'succeed'" you find that it simply means to follow through." F. W. Nichol

"The secret of success is consistency of purpose." Benjamin Disraeli

"The one common factor of every successful person I know, and every successful person I know of, is that they are dedicated students of success. They never seem to tire of studying what others have done to achieve." Vic Johnson

"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." Bill Cosby

"A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success." Cullen Hightower


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