SUCCESS QUOTES

quotations about success

Success quote

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

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to Isham Reavis, November 5, 1855

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The people who succeed the most are the people who have failed the most, because they are people who have tried the most.

ANONYMOUS

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If you can conceive it and believe it, you can achieve it.

JESSE JACKSON, Straight from the Heart

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God doesn't require us to succeed; he only requires us to try.

MOTHER TERESA, Rolling Stone, December 1992

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We sink to rise.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON, Letters and Social Aims

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What people call success is only preparation for the next failure.

AUGUST STRINDBERG, A Dream Play

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Take the time to understand what's behind your success. It's the best way to ensure it will continue.

STUART R. LEVINE, O Magazine, January 2007

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There's room at the top I'm telling you still
but first you must learn how to smile as you kill
if you want to be like the folks on the hill.

JOHN LENNON, Working Class Hero

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Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline.

GRAHAM GREENE, London Independent, April 4, 1991

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A minute's success pays the failure of years.

ROBERT BROWNING, prologue, Apollo and the Fates

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Today we define success by publicity and bank accounts. But that's not really success at all. Don't believe the hype. Success is ephemeral. You have to define it yourself.

CHRIS NOTH, Men's Health, December 2005

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Success covers a multitude of sins.

AUSTIN O'MALLEY, Keystones of Thought

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I can. I will. End of story.

ANONYMOUS

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Failure is success in progress.

ANONYMOUS

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I wish you bad luck, again, from time to time so that you will be conscious of the role of chance in life and understand that your success is not completely deserved and that the failure of others is not completely deserved either.

JOHN ROBERTS, "Chief Justice John Roberts's Advice to His Son's Graduating Class Will Move You to Tears", Inc., July 10, 2017

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The man who has the largest capacity for work and thought is the man who is bound to succeed.

HENRY FORD, My Life and Work

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If you don't tell people about your success, they probably won't know about it.

DONALD TRUMP, Trump: How to Get Rich

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The truth is, everybody I've ever met who's successful is a workaholic.

ICE-T, Men's Health, December 2005

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The predominant quality of successful people is optimism.... Your level of optimism is the very best predictor of how happy, healthy, wealthy, and long-lived you will be.

BRIAN TRACY, Focal Point

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Success can be wracking and reproachful, to you and those close to you. It can entangle you with legends that are consuming and all but impossible to live up to.

GORDON PARKS, Voices in the Mirror

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