Success Quotes

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. . . It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider ó and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation ó persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.

Alexander Graham Bell

Confidence is the companion of success.

Unknown

Choice, not circumstances, determines your success.

Unknown

As you climb the ladder of success, check occasionally to make sure it is leaning against the right wall.

Unknown

Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

Woody Allen

Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. The big thing is not what happens to us in life - but what we do about what happens to us.

George Allen

The friendship between a man and a woman which does not lead to marriage or desire for marriage may be a life long experience of the greatest value to themselves and to all their circle of acquaintance and of activity; but for this type of friendship both a rare man and a rare woman are needed. Perhaps it should be added that either the man or the woman thus deeply bound in lifelong friendship who seeks marriage must find a still rarer man or woman to wed, to make such a three cornered comradeship a permanent success.

Anna Garlin Spencer

Failure seems to be regarded as the one unpardonable crime, success as the all-redeeming virtue, the acquisition of wealth as the single worthy aim of life. The hair-raising revelations of skullduggery and grand-scale thievery merely incite others to surpass by yet bolder outrages and more corrupt combinations.

Charles Francis Adams II

Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen.

Phillip Adams

Success often comes to those who have the aptitude to see way down the road.

Laing Burns, Jr.

Success is not permanent. The same is also true of failure.

Dell Crossword

Success is not so much what we have as it is what we are

Jim Rohn

My list of ingredients for success is divided into four basic groups: Inward, Outward, Upward and Onward.

David Thomas

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

Benjamin Disraeli

No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.

Charles Kendall Adams

Success is a journey, not a destination.

Ben Sweetland

Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.

Earl Nightingale

Success doesn't come to youÖyou go to it.

Marva Collins

When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success.

Orison Swett Marden

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? Itís quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isnít at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember thatís where you will find success.

Thomas J. Watson

In this world, the optimists have it, not because they are always right, but because they are positive. Even when they are wrong they are positive, and that is the way of achievement, correction, improvement, and success. Educated, eye-open optimism pays.

David Landes

Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.

Thomas Moore

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite

Chesterton, Gilbert Keith

I ask that all Americans demonstrate in their personal and public lives...the high ethical standards that are essential to good character and to the continued success of our nation.

Bill Clinton
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