270 Success Quotes That Will Make You Fearless And Bold

Here are 270 of the best success quotes I could find. And please keep in mind: success is more than material, it’s a state of mind, a direction. Enjoy!

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Success is never accidental. Jack Dorsey (Twitter)

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If you want to be successful, find out what the price is and then pay it. Scott Adam

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Behind every successful man there’s a lot of unsuccessful years. Bob Brown

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The secret of success is constancy of purpose. Benjamin Disraeli

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Success is the child of audacity. Benjamin Disraeli

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Forget the past. Nelson Mandela

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The true success is the person who invented himself. Al Goldstein

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When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat. Nelson Mandela

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If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success. Malcolm X

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Be content to act, and leave the talking to others. Baltasar


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Slow and steady is better than fast and shaky. Maxime Lagacé

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Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Success is not in what you have, but who you are. Bo Bennett

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I don’t dwell on success. Maybe that’s one reason I’m successful. Calvin Klein

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He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul; who has never lacked appreciation of earth’s beauty or failed to express it; who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had; whose life was an inspiration; whose memory a benediction. Bessie Stanley

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The Best Success Quotes

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A minute’s success pays the failure of years. Robert Browning

Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein Click to tweet

Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs. Barack Obama

90% of your plans are going to fail no matter what you do. Get used to it. Mark Manson

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. George S. Patton

I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness. Mother Teresa

The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything. Warren Buffett

One can have no smaller or greater mastery than mastery of oneself. Leonardo da Vinci

Living our life deeply and with happiness, having time to care for our loved ones – this is another kind of success, another kind of power, and it is much more important. Thich Nhat Hanh

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The maximum success is reached when you are never busy. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it. W.C. Fields Click to tweet

The people who succeed are irrationally passionate about something. Naval Ravikant Click to tweet

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

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible – and achieve it, generation after generation. Pearl S. Buck

My secret for success? I don’t know what the hell success means. Al Lewis

Success is leaving a good path, or even better, leaving no path at all. Maxime Lagacé

My success is not who I am. Judith Guest Click to tweet

You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity. Thomas Wolfe

Mediocrity always measures success by money. Thibaut

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote

The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. Stephen McCranie

The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. Criss Jami

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Part 2. Success Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Success Quotes (Einstein, Picasso, Disney, etc.)

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The path to success is to take massive, determined action. Tony Robbins

I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things. Walt Disney Click to tweet

Celebrate your successes. Find some humor in your failures. Sam Walton (Walmart)

Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind. Albert Einstein

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill

Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it. Salvador Dali

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. Vince Lombardi

Success is my only option, failure’s not. Eminem

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Alva Edison

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The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra

We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. Samuel Smiles

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy

My mother said to me, “If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general; if you become a monk, you’ll end up as the Pope.” Instead, I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. Pablo Picasso

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right. Henry Ford

There are no gains without pains. Benjamin Franklin

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. Abraham Lincoln

Before anything else, preparation is the key to success. Alexander Graham Bell

Nothing succeeds like success. Alexandre Dumas

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80% of success is showing up. Woody Allen

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. Bill Gates (Microsoft)

The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well. John D. Rockefeller

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. Mark Twain (See also: 12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently, forbes.com)

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. Maya Angelou

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will. Nelson Mandela

Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso

If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

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To fly, we have to have resistance. Maya Lin

To succeed, we must first believe that we can. Michael Korda Click to tweet

Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you. Unknown

Nothing fails like success. Alan Watts

Measure your success according to fun and creativity. Anita Roddick

Applause waits on success. Benjamin Franklin

You sleep on a win and you’ll wake up with a loss. Conor McGregor

Clarity equals success. Greg McKeown

When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts. Bo Bennett

One fails forward toward success. Charles Kettering

To be great is to be misunderstood. Ralph Waldo Emerson Click to tweet

Be brave when you are scared, and humble when you are victorious. Unknown

Success has always been a great liar. Friedrich Nietzsche

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Success is the sum of details. Harvey S. Firestone

Success can’t be forced. Loretta Young

Success is the inevitable byproduct of learning. Naval Ravikant

The ladder of success is never crowded at the top. Napoleon Hill

Success is the fruit of concentration. Navjot Singh Sidhu

There’s a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success. Paul Bryant

Success tempts many to their ruin. Phaedrus

Success is a poor teacher. Robert Kiyosaki

Success is dependent on effort. Sophocles

Success is the sweetest revenge. Vanessa Williams

Success is a mindset, not a trophy. Lance Allred

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Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. Richard Bach Click to tweet

Become so curious and obsessed with one thing that you forget everything else. Follow it, drink it, dive deep in it, master it. Remarkable results need remarkable actions. Maxime Lagacé

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

Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes

You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance. Lou Holtz

To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world – that I am able to change it in positive ways. Maxine Hong Kingston

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. James A. Froude

Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk. J. C. Penney

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs and comes short again and again, who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows achievement and who at the worst if he fails at least fails while daring greatly so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt

I measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her fellow human beings. Margaret Mead

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. Margaret Thatcher

Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success. Robert Kiyosaki

The heights by great men reached and kept, were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. Coco Chanel

Be hungry for success, hungry to make your mark, hungry to be seen and to be heard and to have an effect. And as you move up and become successful, make sure also to be hungry for helping others. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. Arnold H. Glasow

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The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. Ayn Rand

Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success. Bo Bennett

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

Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at. Don Marquis

Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments. Henry Ward Beecher

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. Orison Swett Marden

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result. Oscar Wilde

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley

Why be a king, when you can be a god? Eminem Click to tweet

Funny And Surprising Success Quotes

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Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it. Elbert Hubbard

I’m the most successful bad player ever. Andy Roddick Click to tweet

Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs. Jim Rohn

True success isn’t being at the beach with your laptop. It’s being at the beach without your laptop. James Schramko

No burden is so heavy for a man to bear as a succession of happy days. Max Planck

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson

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

The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture. Alfred Hitchcock

Success is when the checks don’t bounce. Andy Warhol

Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful. Benjamin Disraeli

It’s our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people. Carrot Top

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Success is a great deodorant. Elizabeth Taylor

A successful marriage isn’t necessarily one that lasts until you’re dead. Ellen Barkin

I’m finding that success is way more time-consuming than failure ever was. Emma Donoghue

Don’t confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck

What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins. Gene Fowler

Don’t stress about press if you want success. Maxime Lagacé

The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people. George Bernard Shaw

Success is always less funny than failure. Jon Ronson Click to tweet

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man. Lana Turner

People get successful and they start saying, ‘Well of course I am! I was chosen! I’m special!’ No, you’re not. Louis C. K

If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire. Mason Cooley

When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion. Mason Cooley

In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk. Rita Rudner

If I die prematurely I shall be saved from being bored to death at my own success. Samuel Butler

Success comes in cans; failure in can’ts. Wilfred Peterson

Success is dependent upon the glands – sweat glands. Zig Ziglar

Deep Success Quotes

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The wise do things slowly, because they love it. Maxime Lagacé

Conquer, but don’t triumph. Marie Von Ebner-Eschenbach Click to tweet

Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody. Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The great person is one who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same. Audrey Hepburn

The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success? Larry Flynt

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed. To comprehend a nectar – requires sorest need. Emily Dickinson

The depth of your mythology is the extent of your effectiveness. John C. Maxwell (See also: 5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder, inc.com)

Practice like you’ve never won. Perform like you’ve never lost. Bernard F. Asuncion

There is only one kind of success that really matters: the success of transforming ourselves, transforming our afflictions, fear, and anger. This is the kind of success, the kind of power, that will benefits us and others without causing any damage. Thich Nhat Hanh

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Success is a consequence and must not be a goal. Gustave Flaubert Click to tweet

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success. Henry David Thoreau

Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown. Henry Ward Beecher

Success is when you can spend 90 percent of your time doing the things you want to do and only 10 percent doing things you have to do. Most people’s lives are just the opposite. Scott Spangler

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it… Success is shy – it won’t come out while you’re watching. Tennessee Williams

Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep. Walter Scott

To be successful be ahead of your time, but only a little. Mason Cooley

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

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There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. Peter Drucker Click to tweet

The success you see others experiencing is rarely as sexy as it appears to be. James Clear

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

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. Jonathan Kozol

Be careful, ever so careful, in trumpeting your own achievements, and always talk less about yourself than about other people. Modesty is generally preferable. Robert Greene

Actually, your past successes are your biggest obstacle: every battle, every war, is different, and you cannot assume that what worked before will work today. Robert Greene

Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. Michelle Obama

Success is about doing the right thing, not about doing everything right. Gary Keller

Best predictor of success: Innate ability to allocate time properly. Keith Rabois

Success is created by doing the basics, to a high standard, consistently. Thibaut

Success comes down to choosing the pain of discipline over the ease of capitulation. Thibaut

Are you chasing success? Chase good habits instead. Maxime Lagacé

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

If you want to be successful, surround yourself with people who are more successful than you are, but if you want to be happy, surround yourself with people who are less successful than you are. Naval Ravikant

Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become. Ryan Holiday

If I tell you I’m good, probably you will say I’m boasting. But if I tell you I’m not good, you’ll know I’m lying. Bruce Lee

Show me someone for whom success is less important than the manner in which it is achieved. Of concern for the means, rather than the ends, of their actions…I want to see him. This is the person I have looked for a long time, the true genius. Epictetus

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The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Bruce Feirstein

Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is. Brianna Wiest

If you only master yourself and you don’t help anyone else, we’d call you happy, but nobody would define you as successful. Derek Sivers

Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised. Ben Jonson

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. Benjamin Franklin

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. Euripides

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

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. Max Planck

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it. Oprah Winfrey

Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility. Pablo Picasso

The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success. Paramahansa Yogananda

I have had all of the disadvantages required for success. Larry Ellison

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Part 3. Success Quotes For…

Success Quotes For Kids

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Nothing is particularly hard if you break it down into small jobs. Henry Ford Click to tweet

You don’t have to show people how successful you are. Martin Yan

What would you like the most on your tombstone? ‘She/he was famous’ or ‘she/he was a kind and loving friend’? Maxime Lagacé

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go! Dr. Seuss

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Bruce Lee

Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before. Bonnie Blair

The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life. Larry Ellison

You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. A.A. Milne

Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity. Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Be silly, be honest, be kind. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do. John Wooden

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No-one knows what he can do until he tries. Publilius Syrus

Give the world the best you have, and the best will come to you. Madeline Bridge

Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese Saying

Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning. Diane Ackerman

Don’t expect your friend to be a perfect person. But, help your friend to become a perfect person. That is true friendship! Mother Teresa

It doesn’t matter how slowly you go – as long as you don’t stop! Confucius

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. Albert Einstein

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. Roald Dahl

No kid is unsmart. Every kid’s a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it. Robin Sharma

Pulling someone down will never help you reach the top.

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? Dr. Seuss

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Part 4. What Is True Success?

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Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals. Paul J. Meyer

Fame and success are very different things. Enya Click to tweet

True success is having done his best to be his best. Maxime Lagacé

The measure of success is happiness and peace of mind. Bobby Davro

You are great. Already. Whether you realize it or not. Whether anybody else realizes it or not. And it’s not because you launched an iPhone app, or finished school a year early, or bought yourself a sweet-ass boat. These things do not define greatness. Mark Manson

Integrity is more valuable than income. Honor is richer than fame. Self-worth is wealthier than net worth. Robin Sharma

The man who has done his level best… is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure. B. C. Forbes

The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful. Swami Vivekananda

Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed. Vaclav Havel

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Your calendar is a better measure of success than your bank account. James Clear

For some, success and happiness mean popularity, noise, having the spotlight. For others, it means peace, wisdom, silence, doing what’s important to you and making an impact. Maxime Lagacé

One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community. Albert Einstein

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer. Henry David Thoreau

Neither self nor wealth can be measured in terms of what you consume or own. Rolf Potts

My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others, and that’s nice, too, but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success. Helen Hayes

Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed. Corita Kent

True success, true happiness lies in freedom and fulfillment. Dada Vaswani

To follow without halt, one aim; there is the secret of success. And success? What is it? I do not find it in the applause of the theater; it lies rather in the satisfaction of accomplishment. Anna Pavlova

If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day. Alex Noble

What we’re beginning to recognize now is that success is not always about doing more, but also about doing better, and we do better when we’re connected to our inner wisdom, strength, and intuition. Arianna Huffington

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Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome. Arthur Ashe

I don’t believe the most successful people are the ones who got the best grades, got into the best schools, or made the most money. Ben Stein

Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking. Bernard Baruch

Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals. Bo Bennett (See also: 40 Little Ways to Find Happiness in What You Already Have, marcandangel.com)

Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to. Bob Cousy

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”. Brian Tracy

Being best is a false goal, you have to measure success on your own terms. Damien Hirst

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. Kahlil Gibran

I don’t work for the others, I work for myself. And I chose the way to work for myself. But working for myself, that means working for the society. If you really want to work for yourself, think about the others, the DT time, making sure you help others, because only when the other people are successful, when the other people are happy, you’ll be successful, you’ll be happy. Jack Ma

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming. John Wooden

The successful man doesn’t use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service. Mark Caine

Success is about honour, feeling morally calibrated, absence of shame, not what some newspaper defines from an external metric. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Success in anything is through happiness. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Modesty should be typical of the success of a champion. Major Taylor

I think people often confuse success with fame and stardom. Brenda Blethyn

We must do our work for its own sake, not for fortune or attention or applause. Steven Pressfield

Part 5. What Is The Secret To Success?

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

Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity. William Menninger

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Albert Schweitzer

Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration. Evan Esar

There is no scientific answer for success. You can’t define it. You’ve simply got to live it and do it. Anita Roddick

So I feel like success is opportunity plus preparation, so work begets work, and as long as you’re prepared it’s going to continue to come your way. Anthony Mackie

One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation. Arthur Ashe

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. Benjamin Disraeli

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. Brian Tracy

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. Charles Buxton

The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary. Charles Caleb Colton

The key is over time. Success is built sequentially. It’s one thing at a time. Gary Keller

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Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it. Sam Ewing

The secret of success is sincerity. Jean Giraudoux

Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. Jim Rohn

Singleness of purpose is essential for success in life. John D. Rockefeller

The key to my success has been to give up everything for my dream. John H. Johnson

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life – mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. Julius Erving

Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful. Malcolm Forbes

Success is achieved by developing our strengths, not by eliminating our weaknesses. Marilyn vos Savant

The fastest way to be successful is to simply make everyone around you successful. Anthony Pompliano

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Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time. Arnold H. Glasow

Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success. Martha Stewart

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. Morihei Ueshiba

Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe. Norman Vincent Peale Click to tweet

Integrity is the essence of everything successful. R. Buckminster Fuller

Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self. Ralph Marston

Part 6. Conclusion

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maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

You can find him on Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Quora, Strava, Sportstats, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube.

Creation Date

November 27, 2017

Last Update

January 18, 2021

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22 comments

  1. I have read through your article and I was satisfied of the good information that you have contributed in your article! Thanks a lot for that beneficial article!

  2. Great points. Achieving one’s goals is a complex matter, and you were correct to break this down into several points. Often, for me and others, it’s a combination of factors and the edges can get blurred. The one thing in common is that self-motivation and urgency will override these barriers. Therefore, I try to focus on these solutions.Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Timo.
      Self-motivation has been super important and useful for me too.
      That’s why I love using quotes every day to find some inspiration.

      Regards,
      Maxime

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