“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”― Albert Einstein. Here are 60 Inspirational Quotes About Success.

Quotes About Success

1. “Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.”– Arnold H. Glasgow

2. “Action is the foundation key to all success.”– Pablo Picasso

3. “If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it.”– Olin Miller

4. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”
– George Bernard Shaw

5. “Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be.”– Zig Ziglar

6. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”– Florence Nightingale

7. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”– Abraham Lincoln

8. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”– Herman Cain

9. “Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”– John R. Wooden

10. “Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.”– Vincent Van Gogh

11. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”– Richard Branson

12. “You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction.”– George Lorimer

13. “Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.”– Malcolm S. Forbes

14. “Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.”– Winston Churchill

15. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”– Mark Twain

Quotes About Success

16. “The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.”– Roy L. Smith

17. “The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.”– Albert Ellis

18. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.”– Lucille Ball

19. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.”– Wayne Dyer

20. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”– Pablo Picasso

21. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”– Mark Caine

22. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”– Albert Einstein

23. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
– George Bernard Shaw

24. “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”– Alexander Graham Bell

25. “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. Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism.”– David M. Burns

26. “The road to success is always under construction.”– Lily Tomlin

27. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”– Winston Churchill

28. “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

29. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”– Martin Luther King, Jr.

30. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”– Charles F. Kettering

Quotes About Success

31. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that's the strangest secret.”– Earl Nightingale

32. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”– Mae Jemison

33. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure which is: Try to please everybody.”– Herbert B. Swope

34. “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.”– William James

35. “Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”– Stephen King

36. “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”– Benjamin Disraeli

37. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”– Peter Drucker

38. “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”– Albert Einstein

39. “After every difficulty, ask yourself two questions: “What did I do right?” and “What would I do differently?”– Brian Tracy

40. “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”– Abraham Maslow

41. “Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.”– Leo Buscaglia

42. “Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.”– George Sheehan

43. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”– Ray Goforth

44. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”– Oprah Winfrey

45. “You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.”– Clay P. Bedford

Quotes About Success

46. “Life's real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.”– Unknown

47. “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness. “– Leo F. Buscaglia

48. “Not he who has much is rich, but he who gives much.”– Erich Fromm

49. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know and start charging for it.”– Kim Garst

50. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”– Napoleon Hill

51. “If you're going through hell, keep going.”– Winston Churchill

52. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.”– Swami Vivekananda

53. “In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”– Theodore Roosevelt

54. ”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”– Brian Tracy

55. “The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.”– Bruce Feirstein

56. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”– Tony Robbins

57. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.”– Dalai Lama

58. “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.”– Harry F. Banks

59. “Your work is discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.”– Buddha

60. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”– Henry David Thoreau


Best Quotes About Success

1.
“I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”
― Herbert Bayard Swope
2.
“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”
― Herman Melville
3.
“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get”
― W. P. Kinsella

Ian Warner

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I went from a broken leg to a 2012 Olympian. I have spent the last 15 years building positive habits as a track athlete and entrepreneur. I founded Habit Stacker and dedicated my life to helping people to develop winning habits. I have helped over 5,000 people...

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