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Success Quotes

Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves. Charlotte Bronte
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent. Dr. Smiley Blanton
It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage. Henry Ward Beecher
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. John Ruskin, Pre-Raphaelitism, 1850
One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aims be co-ordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup. Claude M. Bristol
In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk. Rita Rudner
Making a success of the job at hand is the best step toward the kind you want. Bernard Mannes Baruch
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage. Sydney Harris
The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you. Mary Wilson Little
The secret of success is constancy to purpose. Benjamin Disraeli
Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen
Civilization is very much an immature and ongoing experiment, the success of which is by no means yet proven. Colin Turnbull, anthropologist, The Human Cycle
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. George Burns
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 Hilda Thatcher
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top. Joyce
The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary. Vidal Sassoon the companion of power, and the mother of success for who so hopes has within him the gift of miracles. Samuel Smiles
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things. Niccolo Machiavelli "The Prince" 1532
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met. Clement Stone
All men are in some degree impressed by the face of the world; some men even to delight. This love of beauty is taste. Others have the same love in such success that, not content with admiring, they seek to embody it in new forms. The creation of beauty is art. Ralph Waldo Emerson
( quotes are updated each month )