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I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and a devotion to things you want to see happen.

Frank Lloyd Wright

I believe that the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.

Andrew Carnegie

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

Louis Pasteur

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

Bob Dylan

You can get everything you want in life, if you just help enough other people get what they want.

Zig Ziglar

You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play.

Warren Beatty

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

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that, you've got it made.

Jean Giraudoux

Success gravitates toward those who are perceived to be successful. Regardless of how you feel within, you must emanate success if you want to attract people to your cause.

Jeff Herman

Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Danny Glover

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

Abraham Lincoln

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

George Patton

Anyone can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.

Oscar Wilde

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

Benjamin Disraeli

You got to use what you got to get just what you want.

James Brown

Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.

Arthur Rubinstein

We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.

Alexis de Tocqueville

I never actually expected success, but it doesn't surprise me when it comes because I know how much work I put into what I do.

Russell Crowe, Words from the Stars

Success is not a miracle. Nor is it a matter of luck. Everything happens for a reason, good or bad, positive or negative.

Brian Tracy

Failure teaches success.

Japanese Saying

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.

Henri Frederic Amiel

There is only one success-- to be able to spend your life in your own way.

Christopher Morley

Would you like me to give you a formula for ... success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure... You're 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.

Thomas J. Watson

Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do... Where there's love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.

Ella Fitzgerald

At lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That's why they don't get what they want.


In each of us are places where we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them.

Dr. Joyce Brothers

Success isnít measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.

Mike Ditka

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.

Booker T. Washington

I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.

Margaret Mead

It's sort of the American way to go up and down the ladder, maybe several times in a lifetime.

Martha Stewart, The New Yorker

When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself t okeep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck.

Estee Lauder

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.

Anna Pavlova

You're never allowed to step on people to get ahead, but you can step over them if they're in your way.

Star Jones

The sweetness is in having success with something you truly believe in.

Melissa Etheridge

The conditions of conquest are always easy. We have but tot oil awhile, endure awhile, believe always, and never turn back.


Success, real success, in any endeavor demands more from an individual than most people are willing to offer-not more than they are capable of offering.

James Roche

I'm not one of those people who thinks they simply deserves success. I have the drive to work. Maybe that's why I've stayed on the fringe.

Jennifer Connelly

He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much... who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul.

Bessie A. Stanley

Success is not a destination; it is a journey. The happiest people I know are those who are working toward specific objectives. The most bored and miserable people I know are those who are drifting along with no worthwhile objectives in mind.

Zig Ziglar

Too much success can ruin you as surely as too much failure.

Marlon Brando

A minute's success pays the failure of years.

Robert Browning

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

Theodore Roosevelt

The secret of my success has never been my voice of my prowess as a musician. It's been connection.

Don Ho

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

Elbert Hubbard

There is always room at the top.

Daniel Webster, Collins Concise Dictionary Quotations

Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

Orrison Swett Marden

Success to me is simply being happy with yourself and doing more good than evil along the way. Although we all have various lofty professional and personal goals, in the end, what matters is being pleased with the man in the mirror.

Kwame Jackson

Success is a result of consistent practice of winning skills and actions. There is nothing miraculous about the process. There is no luck involved.

Bill Russell, Russell Rules

Successful men and women in any art don't consider the odds. They just sneak up at night and cut their own holes in the fence.

Wells Root, Writing the Script

If you want to be on top, you've got to have broad shoulders, because as fast as you get there, the faster they try to knock you down.

Barry Bonds

Success don't come to you... you go to it.

Marva Collins

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends and co-workers, and even strangers you meet along the way.

Barbara Bush

Success?... Don't you know it is all about being able to extend love to people? Really. Not in a big, capital-letter sense but in the everyday. Little by little, task by task, gesture by gesture, word by word.

Ralph Fiennes

Anything you do, you better enjoy it for its value. Because people are going to second-guess everything you do.

Bill Gates

Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.

William Faulkner

Success is a tricky mistress. Itís nice to have but itís a tricky thing to embrace.

Robert Redford

None of us becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for a lifetime.

Gail Godwin

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim.

John D. Rockefeller

I believe the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself the master of that line.

Andrew Carnegie

Memorable Quotes

What is loved is a hit. What is a hit is loved.

George Trow, Within the Context of No Context

The harder you train, the harder it is to give up.

Vince Lombardi

Really successful men are pushed up, not pulled up.

Thomas J. Watson

Worthwhile success is impossible in a 40-hour week.

Clarence Birdseye

There is little success where there is little laughter.

Andrew Carnegie

Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.

Winston Churchill

I'm not a good shot, but I shoot often.

Theodore Roosevelt

My definition of success is control.

Kenneth Branagh, Words from the Stars

Make a good product at a fair price--then tell the world.

William Wrigley, Jr.

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Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.

Alexander Graham Bell

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Bette Davis

Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Thomas Wolfe

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

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.

Andrew Carnegie
Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one's talents and gifts to the benefits of others -- these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
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.
All I would tell people is to hold onto what was individual about themselves, not to allow their ambition for success to cause them to try to imitate the success of others. You've got to find it on your own terms.
Success in anything is about focus and concentration. When I coached, I'd say to the players, "Yes, I know you played hard, but that's not good enough. You've got to stay focused on the task at hand the entire game.
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.

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