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Success Quotes

Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love. David McCullough
The desire for success lubricates secret prostitutions in the soul. Smiley Blanton
Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold. Dr. A. B. Meldrum
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream Brendan Francis
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. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success. Helen Hayes
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside. Mark Twain
Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success. James Gilmore Backus
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success. Success is the maximumutilization of the ability that you have. Zig Ziglar
Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen
Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it, for that determines our success or failure. Norman Vincent Peale
The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you. Nancy Astor
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x y is play and z is keeping your mouth shut. Albert Einstein
One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau. Josephine Preston Peabody
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. Henry David Thoreau
The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work. Vince Lombardi
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune. Samuel Smiles
No matter how hard you work for success if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible. Baudjuin
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. Mark Twain, Letter to Mrs Foote, Dec. 2, 1887
Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. Author Unknown
( quotes are updated each month )