SUCCESS QUOTES VII

quotations about success

No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that great success and huge money buy you immunity from the common ills of mankind, such as cars that won't start.

LARRY MCMURTRY, Some Can Whistle

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Consider what God can do, and you will never despair of success.

THOMAS WILSON, Maxims of Piety and of Christianity

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There are very few cases of overnight success. Most success cases--including rock bands who seem to explode out of nowhere--involve longer term persistence and commitment to an interest.

PATRICK COMBS, Major in Success

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Human success is a quotation from overhead.

CHARLES H. PARKHURST, "The Patern in the Mount"

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Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, Q, August, 1992

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The greatest thing a man can possibly do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other.

ORISON SWETT MARDEN, Success

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There's no point in success if you don't let it go to your head. That's what it's for.

JOHN OTWAY, attributed, London Sunday Correspondent, May 6, 1990

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Can success change the human mechanism so completely between one dawn and another? Can it make one feel taller, more alive, handsomer, uncommonly gifted and indomitably secure with the certainty that this is the way life will always be? It can and it does!

MOSS HART, Act One: An Autobiography

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Success, which touches nothing that it does not vulgarize, should be its own reward.

ROBERT BONTINE CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM, Success and Other Sketches

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The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

SMILEY BLANTON, Love or Perish

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Most of us go through life borrowing someone else's definition of success rather than coming up with our own!

TOMMY NEWBERRY, Success Is Not an Accident

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Remember that your real success takes place inside your mind. It's not facts, nor others' acts, nor events, that matter. Nothing matters in the long run but the temper of your spirit. Keep thinking success; and the more you are rebuffed the harder you must think it.

FRANK CRANE, "Ten Success Hunches", Four Minute Essays

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Get the luck idea out of your head. There is such a thing as luck. But that is not what you are looking for. What you want is success. And there's no luck about that. It's just as certain as the corn crop to those who know how to raise it.

FRANK CRANE, "Ten Success Hunches", Four Minute Essays

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Even success needs its consolations.

GEORGE ELIOT, letter to J. W. Cross, June 3, 1876

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All great success is preceded by failure.

BRIAN TRACY, The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success

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The road to success is not to be run upon by seven-leagued boots. Step by step, little by little, bit by bit--that is the way to wealth, that is the way to wisdom, that is the way to glory. Pounds are the sons, not of pounds, but of pence.

CHARLES BUXTON, Notes of Thought

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A great success is made up of an aggregation of little ones.

ELBERT HUBBARD, The American Bible

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The man who succeeds must always in mind or imagination live, move, think, and act as if he had gained that success, or he never will gain it.

PRENTICE MULFORD, attributed, Success: A Book of Ideals, Helps, and Examples

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Poverty, many can endure with dignity. Success, how few can carry off, even with decency and without baring their innermost infirmities before the public gaze!

ROBERT BONTINE CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM, Success and Other Sketches

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Success is full of promise till men get it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.

HENRY WARD BEECHER, Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit

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