Success

A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.
- Bo Bennett
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
- Denis Waitley
There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.
- Marcus Garvey
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
- Stephen Covey
Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
- Abdul Kalam
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
- Helen Gurley Brown
I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
- John D. Rockefeller
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
- Napoleon Hill
If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
- Barack Obama
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
- Napoleon Hill
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
- Napoleon Hill
Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.
- Richard Bach
An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.
- Charles Horton Cooley
No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
- Napoleon Hill
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
- Nikola Tesla
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
- Alfred North Whitehead
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
- Pablo Picasso
In the United States, I am a great success, but I am not a celebrity.
- Paulo Coelho
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
- Dale Carnegie
Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle.
- Marcus Aurelius
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
- Denis Waitley
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
- Orison Swett Marden
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.
- Henry Ward Beecher
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
- Thomas J. Watson
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
- Wayne Gretzky
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
- Henry Ward Beecher
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success.
- Og Mandino
In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.
- Malcolm X
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
- Margaret Mead
Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa.
- Marcus Garvey
Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success.
- Paul J. Meyer
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success.
- Denis Waitley
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
- W. Clement Stone
Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure.
- Benjamin Disraeli
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
- Denis Waitley
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.
- Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Education is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students.
- Solomon Ortiz
Personal satisfaction is the most important ingredient of success.
- Denis Waitley
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
- Woody Allen
Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
- Democritus
Success in life is founded upon attention to the small things rather than to the large things; to the every day things nearest to us rather than to the things that are remote and uncommon.
- Booker T. Washington
Success is a great deodorant.
- Elizabeth Taylor
Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.
- Johnny Cash
A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.
- Joyce Brothers
Learning and innovation go hand in hand. The arrogance of success is to think that what you did yesterday will be sufficient for tomorrow.
- William Pollard
Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
- William Eardley IV
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