Action is the foundational key to all success.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George Edward Woodberry
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
J. Paul Getty
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 P. Smith
I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.
W. C. Fields
If you want to achieve things in life, you’ve just got to do them, and if you’re talented and smart, you’ll succeed.
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it… Success is shy – it won’t come out while you’re watching.
Success is dependent on effort.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton
Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.
Arnold H. Glasow
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.
To follow without halt, one aim; there is the secret of success. And success? What is it? I do not find it in the applause of the theater; it lies rather in the satisfaction of accomplishment.
Your ability to learn faster than your competition is your only sustainable competitive advantage.
Arie de Gues
Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
Know where to find the information and how to use it – That’s the secret of success.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Orison Swett Marden
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.
Nothing recedes like success.
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
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.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Arnold H. Glasow
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won’t taste good.
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 is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.
Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.
I long to accomplish a great and noble tasks, but it is my chief duty to accomplish humble tasks as though they were great and noble. The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.
Those who have succeeded at anything and don’t mention luck are kidding themselves.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.
The depth of your mythology is the extent of your effectiveness.
John C. Maxwell
Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.
Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price.
I can’t imagine a person becoming a success who doesn’t give this game of life everything he’s got.
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