Success Quotes

Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

Success quotes for men, women, careers, students, workers to attain a greater height in life.

The accomplishment of an aim or purpose only happens to those who look for it. These 75 success quotes will help to inspire you to succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers.

75 Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”

Chris Grosser

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

John D. Rockefeller

“Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do.”

Unknown

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

Jim Rohn

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

Albert Einstein

“Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.”

Winston Churchill

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”

Tony Hsieh

“Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”

Robert Kiyosaki

“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

Steve Jobs

“Fall seven times and stand up eight.”

Japanese Proverb

“Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.”

Unknown

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Walt Disney

“The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.”

Unknown

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”

David Brinkley

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”

G. K. Chesterton

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”

Thomas J. Watson

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

Jim Rohn

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.”

Anonymous

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

Anonymous

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

Michael John Bobak

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

Tony Robbins

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

Bill Cosby

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

Nikos Kazantzakis

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”

Florence Nightingale

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”

Helen Keller

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

Walt Disney

“There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.”

Anthony Robbins

“The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.”

Aristotle Onassis

“I failed my way to success.”

Thomas Edison

“I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.”

Estee Lauder

“I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes.”

Thomas Edison

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Vidal Sassoon

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

Thomas Jefferson

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

Ray Goforth

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”

Barack Obama

“In order to succeed, you can’t be afraid to fail. Just do it and don’t let anybody tell you you can’t.”

 Faith Hill

“It’s not the lucky ones who succeed. It’s the ones who decide to go after what they really want.”

 Shaina Leis, life coach

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children… to leave the world a better place… to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”

Dale Carnegie

“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure–It is: Try to please everybody.”

Herbert Bayard Swope

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

Albert Schweitzer

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas Edison

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.”

Zig Ziglar

“The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

“You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.”

Oprah Winfrey

“If you want to be a successful in this world, you have to follow your passion, not a paycheck.”

 Jen Welter

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”

Albert Einstein

“Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”

Zig Ziglar

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

Bruce Lee

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

Tony Robbins

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”

Charles F. Kettering

“Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have mainta ined the struggle against overwhelming odds.”

Orison Swett Marden

“For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.”

Harry F. Banks

“Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.”

Unknown

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

 Og Mandino

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Hilton

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”

Francis Chan

“Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost legendary. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”

Calvin Coolidge

“I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”

 Florence Nightingale

“Sometimes, no matter how much people care about you, they won’t always understand or support your vision—and that’s perfectly okay. It’s yours for a reason, so dare to swim against the current in pursuit of whatever it is you dream of. In the end, you will find there’s no greater success than achieving what you believe in and make happen on your own.”

 Anixia Rodriguez

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

Bruce Lee

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

Colin Powell

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Hilton

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

Jim Rohn

“Being your true self is the most effective formula for success there is.”

 Danielle LaPorte

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”

Maya Angelou

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

Ray Goforth

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston S. Churchill

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

Herman Melville

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.”

David M. Burns
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