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.
- Joseph Addison
Success is dependent on effort.
- Sophocles
There is little success where there is little laughter.
- Andrew Carnegie
Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.
- Orison Swett Marden
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
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
I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
- Florence Nightingale
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
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
- W. Clement Stone
Our worldly successes cannot be guaranteed, but our ability to achieve spiritual success is entirely up to us, thanks to the grace of God. The best advice I know is to give is to give those worldly things your best but never your all - reserve the ultimate hope for the only one who can grant it.
- Mitt Romney
Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
- Emily Dickinson
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
- Ambrose Bierce
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
- Shahrukh Khan
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
- Aeschylus
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
- Sam Ewing
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.
- Harold S. Geneen
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
- Lily Tomlin
Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
- Paul J. Meyer
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
Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage.
- Charles Luckman
We fall forward to succeed.
- Mary Kay Ash
Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
- Louis Pasteur
Nothing succeeds like success.
- Alexandre Dumas
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
I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.
- Johann Sebastian Bach
To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business and your business in your heart.
- Thomas J. Watson
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
- Earl Wilson
Nothing recedes like success.
- Walter Winchell
Success breeds success.
- Mia Hamm
Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
- Al Bernstein
Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.
- Barbra Streisand
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 Pearsall Smith
The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan.
- Alan Price
The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
- Walter Chrysler
The success and the failure are not my concern, but His.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller
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
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
- Swami Sivananda
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
- Zig Ziglar
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
- Napoleon Hill
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
- Mark Twain
Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
- John F. Kennedy
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
- John D. Rockefeller
It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits
- John Steinbeck
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
- W. Clement Stone
Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
- Benjamin Franklin
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
- Doug Larson
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