270+ Success Quotes That Will Inspire You

Success Quotes That'll Motivate You

The greatest success quotes from some of the best minds can inspire and motivate you to dream big and make you realize that you can win if you want.

The joy of setting a dream and actually achieving it, successfully converting an idea into reality, unlock intense feelings of happiness words can’t describe.

Success may mean different things for everyone, but one underlying fact about success is the actualization of a particular idea into reality.

Going against the odds and combating the negative of life to carry out an idea successfully is a tremendous achievement.

Many men and women who have walked the earth’s surface before us and presently walk the earth have had a say on the subject of success.

Below are compilations of quotes from some of the greatest minds on the planet that will unquestionably inspire success in your life.

Key Takeaways

  • Failure is the bedrock of success.
  • A positive mindset is essential to attaining and achieving success.
  • Every form of success comes with a price tag to be paid through determination, hard work, and consistency.

Success quotes that’ll inspire you to work smart

1. “Smart people learn from everything and everyone, average people from their experiences, stupid people already have all the answers.”

― Socrates

2. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

― Eleanor Roosevelt

3. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”

4. “Hold the vision, trust the process.”

― Anonymous

5. “One day or day one. You decide.”

― Anonymous

6. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.”

― Lou Holtz

7. “Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.”

― Thomas Edison

8. “If you work on something a little bit every day, you end up with something that is massive.”

― Kenneth Goldsmith

9. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”

― Albert Einstein

10. “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.”

― Pele

11. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”

― Jennifer Lopez

12. “Done is better than perfect.”

― Sheryl Sandberg

13. “Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.”

― Ken Poirot

14. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

― Herman Melville

15. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

― Jim Rohn

16. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”

― David Brinkley

17. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”

― John D. Rockefeller Jr.

18. “If you want to be successful, find out what the price is and then pay it.”

― Scott Adam

19. “The true success is the person who invented himself.” 

― Al Goldstein

20. “All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.” 

― Mark Twain

21.”Measure your success according to fun and creativity.”

― Anita Roddick

22. “There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success.”

― Paul Bryant

23. “To be successful be ahead of your time, but only a little.”

― Mason Cooley

24. “Success is about doing the right thing, not about doing everything right.”

― Gary Keller

25. “Success is created by doing the basics, to a high standard, consistently.”

― Thibaut

26. “Winning” is a matter of perception. Some will check the scoreboard, others will check the progress. What are you checking?”

― Maxime Lagacé

27. “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.”

― Arnold H. Glasow

28. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”

— Pablo Picasso

29. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”

― Robert Collier

30. “Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.”

— Mia Hamm

31. “If you can’t yet do great things, do small things in a great way.”

― Napoleon Hill

32. “Chase the vision, not the money; the money will end up following you.”

― Tony Hsieh

33. “Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses.”

— Marilyn vos Savant

34. “Failure isn’t the end of the road. It’s a big red flag saying to you ‘Wrong way. Turn around.”

― Oprah Winfrey

Success quotes that will instill determination in you

35. “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”

― Walt Disney

36. “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.”

― Epicurus

37. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” 

— Mary Anne Radmacher

38. “Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.”

― Wilfred Peterson

39. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.”

― Babe Ruth

40. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”

― Eleanor Roosevelt

41. “Impossible is just an opinion.”

― Paulo Coelho

42. “Your passion is waiting for your courage to catch up.”

― Isabelle Lafleche

43. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

― Roy T. Bennett

44. “Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.”

― St. Jerome.

45. “Every champion was once a contender that didn’t give up.”

― Gabby Douglas

46. “Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears.”

― Chantal Sutherland

47. “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

48. “Failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success.”

― Arianna Huffington

49. “What hurts you blesses you.”

― Rumi

50. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

― Winston S. Churchill

51. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.”

― Colin R. Davis

52. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”

― Japanese Proverb

53. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

― Thomas Edison

54. “The difference between successful people and others is how long they spend time feeling sorry for themselves.”

― Barbara Corcoran

55. “Success is the child of audacity.” 

― Benjamin Disraeli

56. “90% of your plans are going to fail no matter what you do. Get used to it.”

― Mark Manson

57. “Success is my only option, failure’s not.”

― Eminem

58. “Clarity equals success.”

― Greg McKeown

59. “Success is the fruit of concentration.”

― Navjot Singh Sidhu

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

― George Sheehan

61. “The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.” 

― Paramahansa Yogananda

62. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”

— Margaret Thatcher

63. “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.”

 — Washington Irving

64. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.”

— George Lorimer

65. “There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.”

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

66. “If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!”

— T. Harv Eker

67. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” 

— Dale Carnegie

68. “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

69. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.”

― Florence Nightingale

70. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

― Conrad Hilton

71. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

― Samuel Beckett

72. “Success comes in cans; failure in can’ts.”

― Anonymous

73. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.”

― Drew Houston

74. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.”

― Tom Kelley

75. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”

― Napoleon Hill

76. “Success never resides in the world of weak wishes.”

― William Arthur Ward

77. “Persistence is what separates the person that doesn’t give up from the one that does.”

― R.L. Adams

78. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”

― Nelson Mandela

79. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.”

— Barbara Elaine Smith

80. “It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.”

— Paul Bryant

81. “First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

82. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.”

― John F. Kennedy

83. “Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.”

— Sumner Redstone

84. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”

— John Maxwell

85. “For every reason, it’s not possible, there are hundreds of people who have faced the same circumstances and succeeded.”

― Jack Canfield

86. “Success is not the absence of failure, it’s persistence through failure.”

— Aisha Tyler

87. “Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.”

― Bo Bennett

88. “You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.”

― Barack Obama

89. “Everything is hard before it is easy.”

― Goethe

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Success quotes that’ll prepare your mindset for greatness

90. “What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”

― Mary Kay Ash

91. “Everything you can imagine is real.”

― Pablo Picasso

92. “If we have the attitude that it’s going to be a great day it usually is.”

― Catherine Pulsifier

93. “The worst moments are usually followed by the most beautiful silver linings.”

― Anonymous

94. “Turn your wounds into wisdom”

― Oprah

95. “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.”

― Maya Angelou

96. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

― Suzy Kassem

97. “You can do anything you set your mind to.”

― Benjamin Franklin

98. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

― Albert Einstein

99. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

― Winston Churchill

100. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

101. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

102. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

― Colin Powell

103. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

― Bill Cosby

104. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

― Nikos Kazantzakis

105. “Success is never accidental.”

― Jack Dorsey 

106. “Success is not in what you have, but who you are.”

― Bo Bennett

107. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

― Truman Capote

108. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

― Robert F. Kennedy

109. “If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.”

― Henry Ford

110. “To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

― Michael Korda

111. “Success is a mindset, not a trophy.”

― Lance Allred

112. “Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.”

― Richard Bach 

113. “Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.”

― Gustave Flaubert

114. “Success is shy – it won’t come out while you’re watching.”

― Tennessee Williams

115. “Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.”

― Walter Scott

116. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.”

— John Wooden

117. “A man can be as great as he wants to be.”

— Vince Lombardi

118. “Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.”

 — Theodore N. Vail

119. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”

— Wayne Dyer

120. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” 

— Michael Jordan

121. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

— Earl Nightingale

122. “You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.” 

— Philippos

123. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.”

— Napoleon Hill

124. “Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.”

― Mae Jemison

125. “Your ability to set goals and to make plans for their accomplishment is the master skill of success.”

― Brian Tracy

126. “The criterion for success is listening to and acting on the dialogue of your inner-self.”

― Mary White

127. “Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”

— Tony Robbins

128. “Don’t settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.”

— Angela Bassett

129. “For the great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together.”

— Vincent van Gogh

130. “No man can be successful, unless he first loves his work.”

― David Sarnoff

131. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

― Les Brown

132. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

133. “The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.”

― Joel Brown

134. “A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success.”

― Joyce Brothers

135. “No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.”

— Ramana Maharshi

136. “Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.”

— Evan Esar

137. “Every accomplishment starts with a decision to try.”

— John F. Kennedy

138. “Positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.”

— Shiv Khera

139. “Act as though it is impossible to fail.”

― Dorothea Brande

140. “For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?”

― James Allen

141. “Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat is accepted as a reality.”

― Bruce Lee

142. “A negative mind will never give you a positive life.”

― Anonymous

143. “Your only limit is your mind.” 

― Anonymous

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Success quotes that’ll inspire your path to greatness

144. “If people are doubting how far you can go, go so far that you can’t hear them anymore.”

― Michele Ruiz

145. “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.”

― Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

146. “Invest in your dreams. Grind now. Shine later.”

― Anonymous

147. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”

― Earl Nightingale

148. “Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried but you’ve actually been planted.”

― Christine Caine

149. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” 

― Arthur Ashe

150. “It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge.”

― Summer Sanders

151. “Today is your opportunity to build the tomorrow you want.”

― Ken Poirot

152. “You never know what you can do until you try.”

― William Cobbett

153. “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”

― C.S. Lewis

154. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took an excuse.”

― Florence Nightingale

155. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

― Henry David Thoreau

156. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”

― Chris Grosser

157. “Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”

― Tony Hsieh

158. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

― Michael John Bobak

159. “Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

― Conrad Hilton

160. “Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.”

― Morihei Ueshiba

161. “Behind every successful man there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.”

― Bob Brown

162. “The secret of success is constancy of purpose.”

― Benjamin Disraeli

163. “Failure is success in progress.”

― Albert Einstein 

164. “Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals.”

― Paul J. Meyer

165. “The path to success is to take massive, determined action.”

― Tony Robbins

166. “Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”

― Alexander Graham Bell

167. “A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.”

― Albert Schweitzer

168. “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.”

― Denis Waitley

169. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.”

― Bill Bradley

170. “The results of success are usually public and highly visible, but the process behind success is often private and hidden from view.”

― James Clear

171. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

— Jim Ryun

172. “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

173. “Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”

― Richard Branson

174. “Action is the foundational key to all success.”

― Pablo Picasso

175. “Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”

― Brian Tracy

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

― Benjamin Disraeli

177. “For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.”

― Harry F. Banks

178. “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

― Martin Luther King, Jr.

179. “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”

― Napoleon Hill

180. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

― Walt Disney

181. “It is always the start that requires the greatest effort.”

― James Cash Penney

182. “Fail often so you can succeed sooner.”

― Tom Kelley

183. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

― Oliver Goldsmith

184. “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.”

― Lou Holtz

185. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”

― George Bernard Shaw

186. “The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.”

— Herbert Kaufman

187. “Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”

— Bobby Unser

188. “The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.”

― Ayn Rand

Success quotes that’ll keep you motivated

189. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”

― Mark Twain

190. “High expectations are the key to everything.”

― Sam Walton

191. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”

― Michael Jordan

192. “If something is important enough, even if the odds are stacked against you, you should still do it.”

― Elon Musk

193. “The hard days are what make you stronger.”

― Aly Raisman

194. “Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”

― Anonymous

195. “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.”

― Muhammad Ali

196. “A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.”

― Nelson Mandela

197. “The only thing standing in the way between you and your goal is the BS story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”

― Jordan Belfort

198. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”

― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

199. “A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.”

― Richard Nixon

200. “Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.”

― G.K. Nielson

201. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

― John D. Rockefeller

202. “Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do.”

― Anonymous

203. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.”

― Zig Ziglar

204. “There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.”

― Anthony Robbins

205. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”

― Vince Lombardi

206. “Success is assured when a person fears the pain of regret more than the pain of the process.”

— Orrin Woodward

207. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”

― George S. Patton

208. “Celebrate your successes. Find some humor in your failures.”

― Sam Walton 

209. “One fails forward toward success.”

― Charles Kettering

210. “Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving.”

― Oliver Wendell Holmes

211. “Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.”

― Arthur Ashe

212. “Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

213. “If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.”

— Anonymous

214. “A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.”

— Bruce Lee

215. “In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.”

— Jane Smiley

216. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” 

— Les Brown

217. “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.”

― Malcolm S. Forbes

218. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”

― Mark Twain

219. “Success is largely a matter of holding on after others have let go.”

― Anonymous

220. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”

― Oscar Wilde

221. “A year from now you may wish you had started today.”

― Karen Lamb

222. “The road to success is always under construction.”

― Lily Tomlin

223. “It’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen.”

― Scott Belsky

224. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.”

― Reid Hoffman

225. “Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”

— Oprah Winfrey

226. “Small is not just a stepping-stone. Small is a great destination itself.”

― Jason Fried

227. “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.”

— Lucius Annaeus Seneca

228. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

— Vince Lombardi

229. “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”

― Mike Gafka

230. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall.”

— Serena Williams

231. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

 — Michael John Bobak

232. “Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.”

— Napoleon Hill

233. “Success is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

― Thomas Edison

234. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

235. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”

― William Feather

236. “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right.”

― Tony Robbins

237. “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”

― Colin Powell

Success quotes of wisdom

238. “Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.”

― Jonathan Kozol

239. “Real successful people are the ones who don’t even bother about obstacles because they know exactly what they want.”

― Maxime Lagacé

240. “Best predictor of success: Innate ability to allocate time properly.”

― Keith Rabois

241. “Success comes down to choosing the pain of discipline over the ease of capitulation.”

― Thibaut

242. “Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is.”

― Brianna Wiest

243. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”

— George Bernard Shaw

244. “The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” 

— Napoleon Hill

245. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it–teach yourself to be impatient.”

— Gurbaksh Chahal

246. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

— Mark Twain

247. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”

— Robert Collier

248. “Your problem isn’t the problem. Your reaction is the problem.”

— Anonymous

249. “Nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful people with talent.” 

— Anonymous

250. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”

— Henry Ford

251. “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.”

— Proverb

252. “The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.”

― Roy L. Smith

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

― Abraham Maslow

254. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.”

― Dalai Lama

255. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

― Henry David Thoreau

256. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

― Earl Nightingale

257. “The best way to succeed in this world is to act on the advice you give to others.”

― Anonymous

258. “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”

― Abraham Lincoln

259. “If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.”

― Ludwig Wittgenstein

260. “The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake – you can’t learn anything from being perfect.”

― Adam Osborne

261. “Success, it turns out, is never a straight line.”

― Jake Anderson

262. “You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.”

— Anonymous

263. “Goal setting is the secret to a compelling future.”

— Tony Robbins

264. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.”

― Dale Carnegie

265. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

— Henry Ford

266. “Even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned” 

— Jay-Z

267. “It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

— Bill Gates

268. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

— Zig Ziglar

269. “Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ‘coaches’ ambition.” 

— Herbert Kaufman

270. “Our daily decisions and habits have a huge impact upon both our levels of happiness and success.”

— Shawn Achor

271. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?”

— Robert Schuller

272. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

― Og Mandino

273. “Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities.”

― Robert H. Schuller

274. “The present moment is the only moment available to us and it is the door to all moments.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh

275. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

276. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

― Bill Gates

277. “Your struggles develop your strengths.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger


Words certainly wouldn’t bring success upon us. However, the right words can instill a burning desire that will leave you inspired to take the necessary action on your discovery path to success.

Hopefully, the above success quotes will bring about that burning desire to set you on the right track in attaining success.

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