Popular Quotes and Sayings about Success

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

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

Eighty percent of success is showing up. ~Woody Allen

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

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. ~Sir Winston Churchill

Nothing fails like success. ~Gerald Nachman

Why be a man when you can be a success? ~Bertolt Brecht

The crux... is that the vast majority of the mass of the universe seems to be missing. ~William J. Broad

You always pass failure on the way to success. ~Mickey Rooney

A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. ~Kurt Lewin

The most powerful factors in the world are clear ideas in the minds of energetic men of good will. ~J. Arthur Thomson

After all it is those who have a deep and real inner life who are best able to deal with the irritating details of outer life. ~Evelyn Underhill

When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others. ~Anais Nin

Walking is also an ambulation of mind. ~Gretel Ehrlich

Men for the sake of getting a living forget to live. ~Margaret Fuller

Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life. ~Dr. David M. Burns

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. ~Norman Vincent Peale

Do not be awe struck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can. ~Norman Vincent Peale

Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy. ~Homer

People fail forward to success. ~Mary Kay Ash

The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication. ~Cecil B. DeMille

This world is given as the prize for the men in earnest; and that which is true of this world, is truer still of the world to come. ~Frederick William Robertson

Make up your mind to act decidedly and take the consequences. No good is ever done in this world by hesitation. ~Thomas H. Huxley

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. ~Reggie Leach

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius. ~Joseph Addison

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. ~Albert Schweitzer

Guilt is a rope that wears thin. ~Ayn Rand

Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings. ~Arthur Rubinstein

Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us. ~Charlotte Bronte

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. ~Charlotte Bronte

We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand. ~Jennie Jerome Churchill

My object all sublime I shall achieve in time... ~W. S. Gilbert

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success. ~Christopher Lasch

We must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose. ~Indira Gandhi

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. ~Abraham Lincoln

Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem. ~Henry Kissinger

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

Men are born to succeed, not fail. ~Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is said that has not been said before. ~Terence

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective. ~Dwight D. Eisenhower