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Success Quotes

To emerge as a winner and taste the scent of luscious success, overcoming failure with courage and grit is absolutely necessary. Some of the successful people who have overcome their failure and emerged victorious at the end are Helen Keller, Thomas Edison, Michael Jordan, and Albert Einstein among others. Even a housewife who is managing household and taking care of children and her better half is considered as successful. So, never give up till you succeed! Read the next bit of article to get an insight about the popular success / failure quotations and sayings.

Adolf Hitler

He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.

George Washington

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

Osama bin Laden

Victory and glory or misery and humiliation.

Ayn Rand

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

Mark Twain

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

Henry David Thoreau

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Life Dreams Success
Susan B. Anthony

No self-respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party who ignores her sex.

Work Success
John Ruskin

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.

Love Work Togetherness Success
Napolean Hill

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

Mind Success
Henry David Thoreau

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

Busy Success
Arthur Ashe

Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.

Vince Lombardi

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

Hard Work Work Success
Dale Carnegie

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

Mia Hamm

Success breeds success.

John Greenleaf Whittier

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.

Woody Allen

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

Andrew Carnegie

There is little success where there is little laughter.

Laughter Success
Coco Chanel

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.

Arthur Ashe

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.

Groundwork Success
Miguel de Cervantes

To be prepared is half the victory.

Victory Success
Thomas More

The light, that lies In woman's eyes, Has been my heart's undoing.

Thomas Paine

A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.

Linda Evans

You can take Elvis. You can take Marilyn Monroe. Success and fame will not be the answer if something inside of you is bothering you, if things in your mind aren't going right.

Mind Success

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. The way you think about a fact may defeat you before you ever do anything about it. You are overcome by the fact because you think you are.

Attitude Success
Jules Renard

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.

John D. Rockefeller

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.

Maya Angelou

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.

Heart Success
Saint Augustine

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Love Happiness Success
John F. Kennedy

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.

Pablo Picasso

Action is the foundational key to all success.

Action Success
Henry Ford

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.

Larry King

Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.

Good Fortune Success
Dale Carnegie

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Happiness Success
Miguel de Cervantes

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.

Order Success
Walter Scott

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.

Napolean Hill

The starting point of all achievement is desire.

Achievement Desire Success
Warren G. Bennis

Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.


Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.

Life Work Success
Vince Lombardi

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.

Walter Winchell

Nothing recedes like success.

Christopher Morley

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Life Success
John D. Rockefeller

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim.

Life Wisdom Success
Wayne Gretzky

Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.

Happiness Success
Billie Jean King

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.

Losing Winning Success
George Burns

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.

Love Hatred Success
Vince Lombardi

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

Work Success
Winston Churchill

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

Courage Success
John D. Rockefeller

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.

Thomas Merton

I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.

Albert Einstein

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

Value Success
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.

Norman Vincent Peale

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.

Work Success
Walter Winchell

Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

Joseph Addison

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.

John F. Kennedy

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.

Defeat Victory Success
Napoleon Bonaparte

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.

Nothing World Success
Thomas More

Our emotional symptoms are precious sources of life and individuality.

John Ruskin

In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.

People Work Success
Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

Thomas Merton

When ambition ends, happiness begins.

Elbert Hubbard

A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.

Effort Hope Success
John Greenleaf Whittier

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

Theodore Roosevelt

With self-discipline most anything is possible.

Sun Tzu

Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.

Victory Success

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Advice Respect Success
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Persistence Success
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Achievement Effort Happiness Success
Pablo Picasso

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.

Goals Success
Mae West

Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.

Personality Success
Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.

William Osler

The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.

Benjamin Franklin

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.

Achievement Progress Growth Success
Margaret Mead

I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.

Zig Ziglar

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.

Henry Ford

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.

Togetherness Success
Andrew Carnegie

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!

Life Success
Robert Louis Stevenson

That man is a success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much.

George Washington Carver

It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.

Benjamin Disraeli

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.

Purpose Success
Brian Tracy

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.

Focus Mind Fear Success
Chi Chi Rodriguez

To inspire children is my goal. Kids need adults to help them. Behind the success of a child is an adult.

Children Success
Reese Witherspoon

Lord knows, every day is not a success, every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good.

Good Success
Malcolm X

In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.

Henry Ford

If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.

George Burns

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.

Love Success
Robert Browning

A minute's success pays the failure of years.

Les Brown

We were all born with a certain degree of power. The key to success is discovering this innate power and using it daily to deal with whatever challenges come our way.

Erma Bombeck

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.

Fame Success

I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining, and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality, and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.

Learning Success
Benjamin Disraeli

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Douglas MacArthur

There is no substitute for victory.

Victory Success
Napolean Hill

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.

Denis Waitley

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.

Effort Success
Woody Allen

Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

Life Success