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success quotes (68)

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
Aeschylus   Category: Success

In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
Henry Ward Beecher   Category: Success

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

Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
Al Bernstein   Category: Success

Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
Ambrose Bierce   Category: Success

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Erma Bombeck   Category: Success

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

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
George Burns   Category: Success

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie   Category: Success

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Dale Carnegie   Category: Success

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Dale Carnegie   Category: Success

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Dale Carnegie   Category: Success

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Lydia M. Child   Category: Success

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill   Category: Success

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
Winston Churchill   Category: Success

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby   Category: Success

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

In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D'Angelo   Category: Success

The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
Salvador Dali   Category: Success

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Benjamin Disraeli   Category: Success

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Benjamin Disraeli   Category: Success

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

Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
Sam Ewing   Category: Success

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather   Category: Success

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it.
W. C. Fields   Category: Success

The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
B. C. Forbes   Category: Success

Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm Forbes   Category: Success

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

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

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
J. Paul Getty   Category: Success

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
Arnold H. Glasow   Category: Success

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Arnold H. Glasow   Category: Success

If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed.
Juliana Hatfield   Category: Success

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Elbert Hubbard   Category: Success

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
Shirley Jones   Category: Success

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan   Category: Success

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.
Jon Bon Jovi   Category: Success

Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
Larry King   Category: Success

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln   Category: Success

Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
Vince Lombardi   Category: Success

Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage.
Charles Luckman   Category: Success

No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
Harold MacMillan   Category: Success

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
W. Somerset Maugham   Category: Success

It's not enough that I should succeed - others should fail.
David Merrick   Category: Success

Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
Paul J. Meyer   Category: Success

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley   Category: Success

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.
Joe Paterno   Category: Success

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton   Category: Success

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
Ross Perot   Category: Success

Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso   Category: Success

The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan.
Alan Price   Category: Success

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Ayn Rand   Category: Success

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
Jim Rohn   Category: Success

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt   Category: Success

How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
Logan P. Smith   Category: Success

Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles   Category: Success

Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
Kevin Spacey   Category: Success

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.
Barbra Streisand   Category: Success

What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
Margaret Thatcher   Category: Success

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Lily Tomlin   Category: Success

It's our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people.
Carrot Top   Category: Success

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T. Washington   Category: Success

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
Tennessee Williams   Category: Success

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

Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
Sloan Wilson   Category: Success

Nothing recedes like success.
Walter Winchell   Category: Success

I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Jonathan Winters   Category: Success

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George Edward Woodberry   Category: Success