Words matter. These are the best Success Quotes from famous people such as Bruce Rauner, George Washington, Salma Hayek, Johnny Carson, Ralph Hasenhuttl, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Success is all about persistence and doing the right thing for the long term.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
I’ll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.
Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.
To work for the team and for the success of the team. That is more important than one ego.
The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
I’ve learned it’s always better to have a small percentage of a big success, than a hundred percent of nothing.
We know from research that growth is actually contagious, so if you want to reach your goals, you’ve got to get around people that are going in the same direction you want to be going, and you will catch the success.
The best revenge in the world is success.
I was working for a chef a long time ago who told me to not skip steps or be in a hurry. Success in a kitchen is more like a marathon and less like a sprint. Rising up the ranks too quickly isn’t necessarily a good thing. This advice was from a guy who was sorry he had done that and didn’t want me to do the same.
The road to success is always under construction.
Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Success is sweet and treacherous.
What I do know is that with a celebrity’s death comes an avalanche of media, and in that media is most often another death – it takes a life that is filled with complicated talent, hope, success and drive and reduces it to the ‘story.’
We fall forward to succeed.
One of the key elements of human behavior is, humans have a greater fear of loss than enjoyment of success. All the academic studies will show you that the fear of loss of capital is far greater than the enjoyment of gains.
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.
Success has always been a great liar.
The road to success is always under construction… there are lots of pot holes but no traffic jams.
The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else.
Work on your talent and success is bound to follow.
Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
I think baking is very rewarding, and if you follow a good recipe, you will get success.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
You were designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness.
Excuses destroy success every time.
Past success is no guarantee of future success, so I have learned to be an entrepreneur. I began to produce and direct my own projects.
I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
Scars are the price you pay for success.
Follow your passion. Nothing – not wealth, success, accolades or fame – is worth spending a lifetime doing things you don’t enjoy.
Success is doing what you love and loving people while you do it.
For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
I know you want me to let you in on some big secret to success in the NBA. The secret is there is no secret. It’s just boring old habits.
My grandmother lived to 104 years old, and part of her success was she woke up every morning to a brand new day. She said every morning is a new gift. Her favorite hobby was collecting birthdays.
People who achieve the highest levels of success – whether in business or in raising families or simply in discovering fulfillment and satisfaction and purpose in life – are those who place their focus on other people rather than themselves.
I look at where I’m at today and realize that most of my success is owed to the mentors that was in my life.
You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
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.
The longer you hang in there, the greater the chance that something will happen in your favor. No matter how hard it seems, the longer you persist, the more likely your success.
Leaders in China and India realize that science and technology lead to success and wealth. But many countries in the West graduate students into the unemployment line by teaching skills that were necessary to live in 1950.
Honesty is the most single most important factor having a direct bearing on the final success of an individual, corporation, or product.
Zidane transmits a very clear idea to the players. He doesn’t need to give a 20 minute motivational talk, he doesn’t need it. With his presence alone, he achieves what he wants – his personality is synonymous with success.
The true success is the person who invented himself.
Excess is success.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. ‘Get up early, work late – and strike oil.’
The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success.
To be prepared is half the victory.
Prospering just doesn’t have to do with money.
Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.
It’s how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success.
The negative side of the American Dream comes when people pursue success at any cost, which in turn destroys the vision and the dream.
I think success has no rules, but you can learn a great deal from failure.
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage.
The success of the young entrepreneur will be the key to India’s transformation in the new millennium.
Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
To follow, without halt, one aim: that’s the secret of success.
Success is based on your perspective.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow – after you have done your best to achieve success today.
I think success is a relative term. If you’re a caveman, success is capturing an elephant. Success is achieving better than the norm. Success is being exceptional. It’s exceptional reputation, exceptional income, and exceptional respect.
Your attitude will go a long way in determining your success, your recognition, your reputation and your enjoyment in being a lawyer.
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Commitment, belief and positive attitude are all important if you’re going to be a success, whether you’re in sports, in business or, as in my case, anthropology.
Fortune befriends the bold.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success.
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.
Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline.
The winner’s edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner’s edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
I’m not going to get somewhere and say, ‘OK, I’m done.’ Success is never final; I’ll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I’m going to the stars and then past them.
It’s about enjoying your life. If you have no family, no friends to enjoy it with, it don’t matter how much you have, how much success you have, how much fame you have, how much money you have, it doesn’t matter.
The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win – essential to success.
Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success.
An empowered and enriched workforce is the backbone of a company’s success framework.
Every day, every year, every new season is a reset from the last, and you are still hungry for success, to do things better and better.
I credit my success to my mother. Her prayers and support are everything to me. I know all she does for me, and I know nothing I do can ever pay back the amount of support she has given me.
The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
Indomitable perseverance in a business, properly understood, always ensures ultimate success.
The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.
I’m not a big fan of fame; I’m a big fan of success.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent’s pressure, and the temporary failures.
I would like to tell the young men and women before me not to lose hope and courage. Success can only come to you by courageous devotion to the task lying in front of you.
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal.
It takes two to make a marriage a success and only one to make it a failure.
Whatever you do to gain success, you have to hang in there and hope good things happen. Always think positive.
There is no coincidence that stability brings success, and success brings stability.
Everybody has their own rules, and so do I. I have always lived on my own terms. As far as mistakes are concerned, I’ve made them and acknowledged them as mistakes, not regrets. I consider my life a success. There’s nothing that I would re-do. I’ve always done what I felt was right.
We just want to win. That’s the bottom line. I think a lot of times people may become content with one championship or a little bit of success, but we don’t really reflect on what we’ve done in the past. We focus on the present.
A key to achieving success is to assemble a strong and stable management team.
Success is best when it’s shared.
Success is created in studio apartments and garages, at kitchen tables, and in classrooms across the nation, not in government conference rooms in Washington.
My problem is I am Christian, so I think other people must have success, too; it’s not about me.
Failure doesn’t scare me. And neither success. I am equally detached to both.
I don’t believe in the so-called Latino explosion when it comes to movies. Jennifer Lopez doesn’t have an accent. She grew up in New York speaking English, not Spanish. Her success is very important because she represents a different culture, but it doesn’t help me.
Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon.
My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Success in foreign policy, as in carpentry, requires the right tools for the job.
Success unshared is failure.
Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.
I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.
To me, the idea of success is to be able to work with people you admire.
Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy.
I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?
There is no short-cut to success. Whether you want to be an engineer, a charted accountant or a fashion model you must work hard.
Hope… is the companion of power, and the mother of success; for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles.
Our daily decisions and habits have a huge impact upon both our levels of happiness and success.
Anybody who succeeds is helping people. The secret to success is find a need and fill it; find a hurt and heal it; find a problem and solve it.
The formula for achieving middle-class success is simple: Finish high school; don’t have a child before the age of 20; and get married before having the child.
Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.
My Chinese name is Man Shing which means ‘ten thousand success.’ It’s a name that’s sure to set me up for failure.
There is no success you can celebrate more than the success of a brother.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Being happy is of the utmost importance. Success in anything is through happiness.
Success is survival.
Success doesn’t find you when you’re alone in your house.
A passionate belief in your business and personal objectives can make all the difference between success and failure. If you aren’t proud of what you’re doing, why should anybody else be?
You cannot underestimate the value of luck in success in life. And I’ve really learned to appreciate that.
I always believe that the elders in my family are the reason for my success.
I owe my success to Allah and my parents who have sacrificed so much to get me where I am.
To me, success is choice and opportunity.
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up… persisting… eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.
Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.
Striving for success is healthy – but believing you need to succeed the first time around may backfire. Mentally strong people believe failure is part of the process toward a long journey to success. By viewing failure as a temporary setback, they’re able to bounce back and move forward with ease.
What strikes me is that there’s a very fine line between success and failure. Just one ingredient can make the difference.
Enjoy failure and learn from it. You can never learn from success.
Remember, it isn’t the dreamers who have good lives – it’s the doers. Remember also what I call the three Ps of success: passion, planning, and perseverance.
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.
The three ordinary things that we often don’t pay enough attention to, but which I believe are the drivers of all success, are hard work, perseverance, and basic honesty.
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.
I’m lucky to be part of a team who help to make me look good, and they deserve as much of the credit for my success as I do for the hard work we have all put in on the training ground.
Success doesn’t happen overnight.
The fact that there has to be a man behind my success when I genuinely have worked so hard is frustrating.
When I took over Louis Vuitton, everyone said, ‘It’s already so big – what more can you do?’ And since then, we’ve multiplied that success tenfold.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
True leadership lies in guiding others to success. In ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well.
America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
Those who have succeeded at anything and don’t mention luck are kidding themselves.
Apart from being motivation for themselves, I think big givers should also talk about their philanthropy so that their work and their success stories prove inspirational enough for many others to follow.
If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game’s two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself.
Success is not two cars or a swimming pool. It’s the approval of your peers.
I recognise life is like a magnet. Positive and negative are on the opposite sides of the magnet. You can try to cut the negative part off, but it’s still there. When you accept both of them, it’s like, ‘You know what? Don’t get too identified with success or too identified with failure – just be cool with them.’
Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster’s own personal example.
Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion.
Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren’t sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better.
Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it… Success is shy – it won’t come out while you’re watching.
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.
Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.
Monetary success is not success. Career success is not success. Life, someone that loves you, giving to others, doing something that makes you feel complete and full. That is success. And it isn’t dependent on anyone else.
Improvement at anything is based on thousands of tiny failures, and the magnitude of your success is based on how many times you’ve failed at something.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success.
Adjusting to the passage of time, I think, is a key to success and to life: just being able to roll with the punches.
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.
I hate the idea of success robbing you of your private life.
I’ve had a lot of success; I’ve had failures, so I learn from the failure.
It needs time. Nobody wants to hear it, but that’s the truth: if you want to have success in the future, you have to be ready to work now.
I think success is when the way you talk about who you want to be and what you want to do lines up with who you are and what you do. I guess, by that, I mean I think success is practicing what you preach.
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.
People think because I’ve got some success, I’ve made it, but in my eyes it’s like, ‘How long has Jay Z been in the business? How many albums has he got?’ Not that I’m trying to be Jay Z, but I am trying to be around for a long time.
I have seen people climbing up and down the ladder of success, and I learnt a lot from them.
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.
I tried for a short time to be something I wasn’t, and had no success with it. It’s a practical solution to just be yourself.
I grew up in a family with three siblings. My parents were always very supportive and encouraging. It was important for them that we have meaningful and satisfying professions, but they didn’t care as much about success and achievement.
The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.
With each film, you are still trying to get the length and measure right. And failure is all about others’ perception of you. When you have one success, they think you know it all. But if you fail, they think they know it all.
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.
Under President Trump’s leadership, illegal immigration was the lowest it had been in 17 years. The Trump administration achieved this success because they understood the actual problems and addressed them.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
I was sure I’d set the world on fire, and it was hard for a young feller like me to realize the truth – that I hadn’t set the world on fire, and I was totally unprepared to handle the consequences if ‘The Big Trail’ had been a success and launched me as a star.
Honesty and integrity are absolutely essential for success in life – all areas of life. The really good news is that anyone can develop both honesty and integrity.
I wish that the Indians believed me a god, for upon the report of an enemy’s valor oftentimes depends the success of a battle, and false reports have many times done as great things as true courage and resolution.
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 secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.
Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Success breeds success.
However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then follow through.
The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people.
Success is the child of audacity.
The girls and women of our race must not be afraid to take hold of business endeavor and, by patient industry, close economy, determined effort and close application to business, wring success out of a number of business opportunities that lie at their very doors.
As long as you have discipline, you can be a success. Discipline is what makes you do everything you need to do.
As an outside; don’t worry about failure, because failure will take care of itself. Focus on success.
Success is not about how much money we have in the bank, but it’s about how many peoples’ lives we have impacted through it. Success is experienced when we do things which are never done before.
A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
Fear can be good when you’re walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it’s not good when you have a goal and you’re fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before.
As long as you keep going, you’ll keep getting better. And as you get better, you gain more confidence. That alone is success.
If a man has been his mother’s undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it.
Success is often built on the shoulders of failure – from which new configurations emerge.
Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
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.
The road to success runs uphill.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
I passionately believe that’s it’s not just what you say that counts, it’s also how you say it – that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it.
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
The success of the film is down to the crew.
God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.
Though I had success in my research both when I was mad and when I was not, eventually I felt that my work would be better respected if I thought and acted like a ‘normal’ person.
I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.
Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I’m concerned, that’s success.
Failure is a better teacher than success. I am what I am today because of failures and successes.
Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.
You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because, remember that’s where you’ll find success – on the far side of failure.
No foreign policy – no matter how ingenious – has any chance of success if it is born in the minds of a few and carried in the hearts of none.
Success doesn’t make you happy.
We learned about gratitude and humility – that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean… and we were taught to value everyone’s contribution and treat everyone with respect.
Well, I believe that the depth of your struggle can determine the height of your success. I was inspired to come out of everything I’ve been through and end up in a place where I never thought that I would be.
Past performance speaks a tremendous amount about one’s ability and likelihood for success.
There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.
Sustainability is the key to our survival on this planet and will also determine success on all levels.
Success doesn’t mean that you are healthy, success doesn’t mean that you’re happy, success doesn’t mean that you’re rested. Success really doesn’t mean that you look good, or feel good, or are good.
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.
Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.
Success is the only motivational factor that a boy with character needs.
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
Success to me is being a good person, treating people well.
One of the main focuses of my training sessions is to help individuals find their unique voices in the learning process. We all have our strengths, our weaknesses, our styles of learning, our personalities. Developing introspective sensitivity to these issues is critical to long-term success.
Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
No matter how much success you’re having, you can’t continue working together if you can’t communicate.
Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.
Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.
Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
The seeds of success in every nation on Earth are best planted in women and children.
I have only one understanding of development and of making success, and that’s by going step by step.
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success… such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
From exam grading to health education to professional training to democratic participation, paths towards self-realization and success in the world are often daunting and obscure: journeys only the privileged feel confident setting off along.
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
Building businesses takes tremendous stamina, and success isn’t achieved without it.
It’s so funny, this thing of ‘overnight success.’ I’ve been doing this for 20 years, but yes, sure, it happened overnight!
Success didn’t spoil me, I’ve always been insufferable.
Success must never be measured by how much money you have.
Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
My biggest success is getting over the things that have tried to destroy and take me out of this life. Those are my biggest successes. It has nothing to do with work.
Speed and adaptability are crucial to success in conflict and can be helped by new technologies.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
It’s the same with success and failure. There’s always the momentum thing, but you just have to put whatever happened in the past behind you.
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.
If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.
I don’t dwell on success. Maybe that’s one reason I’m successful.
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together.
My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.
As kids we’re not taught how to deal with success; we’re taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what?
Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
He who refuses to stoop, who cannot be bribed by the promise of success or the fear of failure – who walks the highway of the right, and in disaster stands erect, is the only victor.
The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself.
Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.
The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.
Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you’re on the journey. But you’ve got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
All of us are born for a reason, but all of us don’t discover why. Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
Finding good partners is the key to success in anything: in business, in marriage and, especially, in investing.
The conflict between religion and science is inherent and (very nearly) zero-sum. The success of science often comes at the expense of religious dogma; the maintenance of religious dogma always comes at the expense of science.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
You weren’t born just to live a life and to die; you were born to accomplish something specifically. Matter of fact, success is making it to the end of your purpose; that is success… Success is not just existing. Success is making it to the end of why you were born.
Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist.
There was one film that I really wanted. This was a long time ago; it was a film called ‘Fracture.’ Ryan Gosling ended up doing it with Anthony Hopkins. It wasn’t a giant box-office success, but I really enjoyed the script, and I enjoyed the character. I got pretty close and was kind of disappointed it didn’t go my way.
We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges. We also look for the ability to influence and motivate others who share your values, strong problem-solving ability, and leadership.
Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?
I think that success is having fun.
One of the signs of a bad coworker is a pattern of persistent undermining – intentionally hindering a colleague’s success, reputation, or relationships.
The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one’s children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.
Over time, the welfare state has become dysfunctional in a surprising way. But in a way it became a victim of its own success: It became so successful at prolonging life, that it becomes financially unsustainable, unless you make major changes to things like retirement ages.
It is not the possession of truth, but the success which attends the seeking after it, that enriches the seeker and brings happiness to him.
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
Real success is not, like, materialistic. It’s being where you want to be when you want to be; just living your life how you feel; having an ultimate goal and being able to accomplish it.
I have had all of the disadvantages required for success.
We should measure welfare’s success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.
Our economy is increasingly dependent on the success and integrity of the financial markets.
It’s good to test yourself and develop your talents and ambitions as fully as you can and achieve greater success; but I think success is the feeling you get from a job well done, and the key thing is to do the work.
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.’
Every failure is a step to success.
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.
The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Real success is finding you lifework in the work that you love.
Life is nothing but a bunch of experiences. There’s no such thing as success or failure.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.
Often times I have been asked about the attributes for success, and I have said that you need two attributes for succeeding as an entrepreneur: one, courage, second, luck.
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
If being the biggest company was a guarantee of success, we’d all be using IBM computers and driving GM cars.
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.
The danger of success is that it makes us forget the world’s dreadful injustice.
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.
As a boss, as a CEO, as a creative director, as a chef, I’ve learned that failure will always come. I’ve learned to give it a big squeeze, smile at it, humble myself to it and then use it as a springboard to send me on my way to strength, success, and fulfillment.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
The limits of our success are just the limits of our energy.
You lead with direction, and you try to lead by example. I try to be there when things are not good and obviously share the spoils of success.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
Success to me is only two things: happiness and stability.
The amazing thing about love and attention and encouragement and grace and success and joy is that these things are infinite. We get a new supply every single morning, and so we can give it away all day. We never, ever have to monitor the supply of others or grab or hoard.
The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection.
The secret to success is to own nothing, but control everything.
There will always be obstacles and challenges that stand in your way. Building mental strength will help you develop resilience to those potential hazards so you can continue on your journey to success.
I’ve been asked many times if I considered myself a narcissist, so I looked up the real meaning of the word, and I came to the conclusion that indeed I am one. I think of myself as better than other people, not every person, but many, unique and talented, and I aim to success.
Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.
The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.
My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It’s about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
By shifting your focus to the princess and treating your life’s challenges like video games, you can trick your brain and actually learn more and see more success.
Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success!
Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday’s success or put its failures behind and start over again. That’s the way life is, with a new game every day, and that’s the way baseball is.
The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.
You have to appreciate the slow grind because success is not going to happen overnight. It can happen overnight, but that’s not my journey.
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.
Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe.
Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
Fourth Law of Thermodynamics: If the probability of success is not almost one, then it is damn near zero.
I think true success is intrinsic… It’s love. It’s kindness. It’s community.
After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
I’ve always believed that success for anyone is all about drive, dedication, and desire, but for me, it’s also been about confidence and faith.
The secret of success is sincerity.
Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.
Success and failure are both part of life. Both are not permanent.
A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Success has many fathers and failure is an orphan.
You can’t kill your way to success in a counter insurgency effort. You have to protect the people, get the civil military balance right, train the locals, and practice effective strategic communications.
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.
Success doesn’t demand a price. Every step forward pays a dividend.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
My success was due to good luck, hard work, and support and advice from friends and mentors. But most importantly, it depended on me to keep trying after I had failed.
I’m always asked, ‘What’s the secret to success?’ But there are no secrets. Be humble. Be hungry. And always be the hardest worker in the room.
Punctuality and showing respect in the workplace are the foundations of success. Success is meaningless without them. I’m always looking to pass these lessons on to younger players, because they are the secret of excelling and developing your game.
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.
Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.
A lot of my success, and a lot of who I am now, is because of my dad, and the way he raised me and taught me how to have a work ethic.
All men’s gains are the fruit of venturing.
Success, to me, is just doing things that I’m really proud of.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The best revenge is massive success.
Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
Success to me means serving a calling higher than yourself that improves the lives of everyone and is done completely in the name of service.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success.
The single most important key to success is to be a good listener.
A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.
Being part of the Workshop is like being part of a really big family. Everyone is so close. Everyone feels the success of others who go on to do well. Whatever happens, I will still be part of the Workshop.
I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism.
But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
The road to success is always under construction.
Money does not guarantee success.
You can have all the riches and success in the world, but if you don’t have your health, you have nothing.
If the ‘Post’ can play the role of a connector between the West and the East, I have confidence in the paper’s future success.
I’m an addict, I’m addicted to success. Thankfully, there’s no rehab for success.
Personal satisfaction is the most important ingredient of success.
Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won’t taste good.
Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success.
The temptation to take the easy road is always there. It is as easy as staying in bed in the morning and sleeping in. But discipline is paramount to ultimate success and victory for any leader and any team.
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
When someone asks, ‘Does success make you into a monster?’ I always say, ‘No, it enables you to be a monster.’
Don’t think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.
Curt Hennig was my buddy, and he had great success with Mr. Perfect.
I’ve had great success being a total idiot.
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
I hope people remember me as a good and decent man. And if they do, then that’s success.
Be careful of success; it has a dark side.
Money and success don’t change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed.
With success comes complacency if you let it happen. It is human nature; there is that urge to think about how well you have done.
If you have talent, then success will come to you.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self.
The first thing successful people do is view failure as a positive signal to success.
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
There is no success without hardship.
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn’t deliver the goods.
Success is not forever and failure isn’t fatal.
The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
Success is just being happy. And I try so many different things. I do a lot of different things. Because I think God has helped me to love myself. I know who God is, and I love God.
Academic success depends on research and publications.
Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.
Winning isn’t everything, but it sure beats anything that comes in second.
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
People are the key to success or extraordinary success.
The most successful detectives owe their success to noticing small signs. Scouts are natural detectives and never let the smallest detail escape them. These small things are called by Scouts ‘Sign.’
Success is steady progress toward one’s personal goals.
Conservatism is the perfect antidote to underdevelopment. Its commitment to individual responsibility, education, hard work, personal initiative, traditional family values and free markets is a universal formula for success in a free society.
Success doesn’t motivate me as much as integrity does. Everyone loses. I enjoy the pressure of showing up every single day, being focused, putting forth my best effort, getting the best out of my teammates, and enjoying the journey.
A minute’s success pays the failure of years.
Overcoming fear is the first step to success for entrepreneurs. The winners all exemplify that, and the hard work and commitment they have shown underlines what is needed to set up a business.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.
Perseverance is also key to success in any endeavor, but without perseverance in combat, there can be no victory.
There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation.
The one thing that I know is that you win with good people.
Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain – and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well.
The success of a production depends on the attention paid to detail.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Urgent optimism is the desire to act immediately to tackle an obstacle, combined with the belief that we have a reasonable hope of success.
I’ve learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.
When you win, nothing hurts.
Fear of failure is caused by lack of self-esteem and confidence. Dealing with fear is the key to super success.
It’s not enough that I should succeed – others should fail.
Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
Whatever obstacle comes your way, you gotta be prepared to jump over it! And I think that’s what separates the legends from the regular artists. It’s all in how you manage that success, and how you deal with the controversy when it actually comes.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.
Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.
You stand with the least likely to succeed until success is succeeded by something more valuable: kinship. You stand with the belligerent, the surly and the badly behaved until bad behavior is recognized for the language it is: the vocabulary of the deeply wounded and of those whose burdens are more than they can bear.
People with a sense of humor tend to be less egocentric and more realistic in their view of the world and more humble in moments of success and less defeated in times of travail.
Success produces success, just as money produces money.
There’s really no secret to success. You make your own success.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
The relationships we have with people are extremely important to success on and off the job.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
Success is about honour, feeling morally calibrated, absence of shame, not what some newspaper defines from an external metric.
Mistakes are the best teachers. One does not learn from success. It is desirable to learn vicariously from other people’s failures, but it gets much more firmly seared in when they are your own.
Of course, success takes you where your character can’t sustain you.
There is no substitute for hard work. There is no such thing as an overnight success or easy money.
Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them.
Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen.
I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning.
The key to success is to get out into the store and listen to what the associates have to say.
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.
The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well when he is sick.
I have had unsuccessful films, but I learned a lot from those films. I give my failures as much importance as my success.
These small shows were decidedly a success. The exhibitions were not too large to be seen easily. It was not an effort, as larger collections of pictures usually are.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
I felt most proud on the success of the Apollo mission.
If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work.
Nothing comes easy. Success doesn’t just drop on your lap. You have to go out and fight for it every day.
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.