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Inspirational Quotes About Success

Rita Putatunda Nov 04, 2020
Some people may consider quotes mere hollow words. But how can they justify the actual success that each person who has made such quotes has achieved? They can't, right? Take a look at some more quotes that can drive away the cynic in you.
"Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be."
- George Sheehan.
Success has different connotations for different people. While for some it may mean making lots of money, to others it could mean achieving one's goals in life, and for few, it is about fulfilling one's potential. The best ways to keep oneself on track is by reading the success quotes written by some best thinkers and successful people in the world.
Following are some of the most profound success quotes, which can keep one motivated to strive to achieve it.


"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, that is the way great spiritual giants are produced."
- Swami Vivekananda
"Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose."
- Tom Krause

"The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure."
- Sven-Goran Eriksson

"Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful."
- Mark Victor Hansen
"Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds."
- Orison Swett Marden

"They can because they think they can."
- Virgil
"Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself."
- Theodore T. Hunger

"You are the embodiment of the information you choose to accept and act upon. To change your circumstances you need to change your thinking and subsequent actions."
- Adlin Sinclair
"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

"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out."
- Robert Collier
"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."
- Herman Cain
"The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen."
- Frank Lloyd Wright

"You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else."
- Albert Einstein
"There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way."
- Christopher Morley

"Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve."
- Wilfred Peterson

"Success comes in cans; failure in can'ts."
- Anonymous
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will."
- Vince Lombardi

"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?"
- James Allen

"The road to success is always under construction."
- Lily Tomlin
"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."
- Zig Ziglar

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