100+ Success Quotes

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly. – Proverb


The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. – Vince Lombardi


A minute’s success pays the failure of years. – Robert Browning


The starting point of all achievement is desire. – Napoleon Hill


Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all. – Dale Carnegie


Every sucessful person in the world is a hustler one way or another. We all hustle to get where we need to be. Only a fool would sit around and wait on another man to feed him. ― K’wan


Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. – Vincent Van Gogh


Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. – Vince Lombardi


Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ― Oliver Goldsmith


There are three things you can do with your life: You can waste it, you can spend it, or you can invest it. The best use of your life is to invest it in something that will last longer than your time on Earth. – Rick Warren


What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise. – Oscar Wilde


Life is 10% what happens and 90% of how you react to it. – Charles Swindoll


Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. – Earl Nightingale


Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone. – Deepak Chopra


Eighty percent of success is showing up. – Woody Allen


The secret of change is to focus all your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. – Socrates


However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. – Stephen Hawking


Success is the sum of details. – Harvey S. Firestone


The secret of success is constancy of purpose. – Benjamin Disraeli


Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King Jr.


Success has always been a great liar. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them. – William Shakespeare


Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. ― W. P. Kinsella


Success is dependent on effort. – Sophocles


Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill


The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. –Winston Churchill


To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. – Mark Twain


Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. ― Truman Capote


A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan


I can’t give you a sure–fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. ― Herbert Bayard Swope


Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. – John F. Kennedy


Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value. – Albert Einstein


Action is the foundational key to all success. – Pablo Picasso


Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose. – G.K. Nielson


When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu


All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney


The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. – Bruce Feirstein


Fortune sides with him who dares. – Virgil


Opportunities don’t happen, you create them. – Chris Grosser


The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible – and achieve it, generation after generation. – Pearl S. Buck


The path to success is to take massive determined action. – Tony Robbins


Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you’re right. – Henry Ford


Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. – Napoleon Hill


Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. – Euripides


The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well. – John D. Rockefeller


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. – Robert F. Kennedy


Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it. – Washington Irving


A strong positive self–image is the best possible preparation for success. – Dr. Joyce Brothers


The best revenge is massive success. – Frank Sinatra


Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be. – George Sheehan


I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him. – Galileo Galilei


If opportunity doesn’t knock build a door. – Milton Berle


Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day–in and day–out. – Robert Collier


You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Christopher Columbus


Nothing succeeds like success. – Alexandre Dumas


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


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


Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time. – George Bernard Shaw


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


Success does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mahatma Gandhi


If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success. – Malcolm X


It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot


Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses


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


Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. – Og Mandino


It’s not your salary that makes you rich, it’s your spending habits. – Charles A. Jaffe


You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity. – Thomas Wolfe


Success in anything is through happiness. – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi


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 is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – Maya Angelou


Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Kiyosaki


Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel


Failure is success in progress. – Albert Einstein


If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary. – Jim Rohn


The heights by great men reached and kept, were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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


Success comes from curiosity, concentration, perseverance and self–criticism. – Albert Einstein


Failure is the tuition you pay for success. – Walter Brunell


It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change. –Charles Darwin


I never dreamed about success, I worked for it. – Estée Lauder


The most glorious moments in your life are not the so–called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments. – Gustave Flaubert


Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed. – Emily Dickinson


One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. – Leonardo da Vinci


I walk slowly but never backwards. – Abraham Lincoln


Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools. – Napoleon Bonaparte


Believe you can and you’re halfway there. – Theodore Teddy Roosevelt


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


Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments. – Henry Ward Beecher


Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. – Henry David Thoreau


Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. – Pele


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill


I have failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. – Michael Jordan


The key to success is to start before you are ready.” – Marie Forleo


Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates


The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors. – Napoleon Hill


If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it. – Muhammad Ali


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


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy


I attribute my success to this: I never took nor gave any excuses. – Florence Nightingale


There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success. – Paul Bryant


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


The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it. – Henry Ford


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


Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise. – Frank Ocean


Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline. – Graham Greene


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


Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. – Oscar Wilde


I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams. – Oprah Winfrey


We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success. – Henry David Thoreau


I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. – Thomas Jefferson


You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. – Marcus Aurelius

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