Success Quotes

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Success Quotes to Inspire and Motivate


Nothing happens unless first a dream.
Carl Sandburg


Don’t bunt. Aim out of the ballpark.
David Ogilvy


Discipline is remembering what you want.
David Campbell


To have more, desire less.
Table Talk


Well done is better than well said.
Benjamin Franklin


Dig the well before you are thirsty.
Chinese Proverb


If your ship does not come in, swim out to it!
Johnathan Winters


You have to be careful about being too careful.
Beryl Pfizer


Success covers a multitude of blunders.
Bernard Shaw


True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney


The work praises the man.
Irish Proverb


If you’re not failing now and again, it’s a sign you’re playing it safe.
Woody Allen


I never waste time looking back.
Eleanor Roosevelt


Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Henry Ford


A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
David Brinkley


Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
Benjamin Disraeli


It is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
George Burns


Action is the foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso


Rule your mind or it will rule you.


Either you run the day or the day runs you.
Jim Rohn


Expect problems and eat them for breakfast.
Alfred a Montapert


If you can dream it, you can do it.
Walt Disney


If you’ve got a talent, protect it.
Jim Carrey


Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit.
Napoleon Hill


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


Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.
Marva Collins


Nothing great was even achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B.
James Yorke


Success is dependent on effort.


Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Jim Rohn


Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill


Ninety percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit.
Paul J. Meyer


We will either find a way, or make one.


The only way around is through.
Robert Frost


Never mistake activity for achievement.
John Wooden


The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.


If anything is worth trying at all, it’s worth trying at least 10 times.
Art Linkletter


Be a first.
Judy Garland


To aim is not enough, you must hit.
German Proverb


In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein


Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.


Success will not lower its standard to us. We must raise our standard to success.
Rev. Randall R. McBride, Jr.


A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden


It’s never too late to be who you might have been.
George Elliot


Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T.S. Eliot


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller


Talk does not cook rice.
Chinese Proverb


Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
Tim Notke


None of the secrets of success will work unless you do.


Ignoring these laws, the bee flies anyway.
M. Sainte-Lague


Storms make oaks take roots.


Constant dripping hollows out a stone.