Success Quotes

Success Quotes: Everyone needs a little push sometimes. Whether you’re starting out on a new career path or need a burst of motivation, these inspiring words will remind you that success is possible. Plus, check out more powerful quotes that will get you in a positive mindset.

Success Quotes

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”


“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get”

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”


“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.”

“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”

“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”

“Success is not how high you have climbed, but how you make a positive difference to the world.”

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”

“If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut”

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”


“I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.”

“Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.”

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ”

“Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand”

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”


“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. ”

“Sometimes life knocks you on your ass… get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.”


“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

“How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.”

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

“A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions–as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.”

“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.”

“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.”

“The biggest wall you have to climb is the one you build in your mind: Never let your mind talk you out of your dreams, trick you into giving up. Never let your mind become the greatest obstacle to success. To get your mind on the right track, the rest will follow.”

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”


“If you try and lose then it isn’t your fault. But if you don’t try and we lose, then it’s all your fault.”

“At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.”

“Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.”

“Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens”

“I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. Simple as that.”

“Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn’t what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be You…Be Free…Share.”

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

“When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity… you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others”

“Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.”

“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.”

“Renew, release, let go. Yesterday’s gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t “should’ve” done something. You can only DO something. Renew yourself. Release that attachment. Today is a new day!”

“We are all failures- at least the best of us are.”

“Forget yesterday – it has already forgotten you. Don’t sweat tomorrow – you haven’t even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift – today.”

“Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.”

“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.”

“I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you. ”

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

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. ”

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

“I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.”


“Never was anything great achieved without danger.”

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”


“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.”

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”’

“You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.”

“One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, “I love you”, “I’m sorry”, “I appreciate you”, “I’m proud of you”…whatever you’re feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it…cause a smile today for someone else…and give plenty of hugs.”


“The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.”

“Don’t confuse poor decision-making with destiny. Own your mistakes. It’s ok; we all make them. Learn from them so they can empower you!”


“People tend to be generous when sharing their nonsense, fear, and ignorance. And while they seem quite eager to feed you their negativity, please remember that sometimes the diet we need to be on is a spiritual and emotional one. Be cautious with what you feed your mind and soul. Fuel yourself with positivity and let that fuel propel you into positive action.”

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”

“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it…”


“Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people…but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.”

“To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.”

“Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!”

“Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward.”

“And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!”

“I’ve had great success being a total idiot. ”


“Success is getting what you want..
Happiness is wanting what you get.”

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.”

“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.”

“Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.”

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way”

“The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts – it gives you what you demand with your actions.”

“I have learned that 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 while trying to succeed.”

“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without.”

“You never know what kind of setup market will present to you, your objective should be to find opportunity where risk reward ratio is best.”

“Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent”

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive—to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love—then make that day count!”