60 Inspiring Quotes About Success

Success, just like any other thing starts with attitude. When things are hard, and you can’t see the light, a small burst of inspiration can make a huge difference. Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve your dreams can be found in a few simple words of wisdom.
Here are 60 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing forward and achieve your dreams.

1. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” George Bernard Shaw
2. “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” Diane Ackerman
3. “Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” Jim Ryun
4. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure … but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” Francis Chan
5. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” Jim Rohn
6. “Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.” Larry Winget
7. “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.” Mike Gafka
8. “Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” Baltasar
9. “You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” Margaret Thatcher
10. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” Stephen Covey
11. “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
12. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” Thomas A. Edison
13. “The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.” Robert Hughes
14. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” Robert Schuller
15. “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.” Abraham Lincoln
16. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” John Maxwell
17. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. 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 will find success.” Thomas J. Watson
18. “Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” Albert Einstein
19. You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.” Philippos
20. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not absence of fear.” Mark Twain
21. “Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”Pablo Picasso
22. “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.” Earl Nightingale
23. “I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.” Martha Stewart
24. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”Mark Twain
25. “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
26. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” Mark Twain
27. “Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.” Jimmy Spithill
28. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.” Charles F. Kettering
29. “If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it–teach yourself to be impatient.” Gurbaksh Chahal
30. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” Steve Jobs
31. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” Jim Rohn
32. “The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.” Napoleon Hill
33. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Thomas Edison
34. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” David Brinkley
35. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt
36. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” Henry Ford
37. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill
38. “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” Oscar Wilde
39. “The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.” Bruce Feirstein
40. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” John D. Rockefeller
41. “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” Ray Goforth
42. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” Arthur Ashe
43. “People ask, ‘What’s the best role you’ve ever played?’ The next one.” Kevin Kline
44. “The starting point of all achievement is desire.” Napoleon Hill
45. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.” Robert Collier
46. “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” Thomas J. Watson
47. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” Michael John Bobak
48. ” Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” Henry David Thoreau
49. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” John Wooden
50. “If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” Jim Rohn
51. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life–think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” Swami Vivekananda
52. “Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.” Tony Hsieh
53. “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” Walt Disney
54. “If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do.” Anonymous
55. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill
56. “Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.” Vaibhav Shah
57. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” Chris Grosser
58. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” Albert Einstein
59. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles Darwin
60. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” Eleanor Roosevelt

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