Success Quotes

  • A minute's success pays the failure of years.

  • Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.

  • Don't aim at success - the more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side-effect of one's dedication to a cause greater than oneself or as the by-product of one's surrender to a person other than oneself. Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it.

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

  • Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.

  • Everybody starts at the top, and then has the problem of staying there. Lasting accomplishment, however, is still achieved through a long, slow climb and self-discipline.

  • Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.

  • Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.

  • For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

  • Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

  • Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.

  • He that would make sure of success would keep his passion cool, and his expectation low.

  • How success changes the opinion of men!

  • I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.

  • I believe the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.

  • I determine to render more and better service, each day, than I am being paid to render. Those that reach the top are the ones who are not content with doing only what is required of them.

  • If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

  • If you want to achieve your objectives, you have to be prepared for a daily dose of pain or discomfort. At first, it's unpleasant and demotivating, but in time you come to realise that it's part of the process of feeling good, and the moment arrives when, if you don't feel pain, you have a sense that the exercises aren't having the desired effect.

  • If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time a-coming. You can commit no greater folly than to sit by the road side until someone comes along and invites you to ride with him to wealth or influence.

  • If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.