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If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
- Woody Allen
It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way.
- Aristotle Nichomachean Ethics
People fail forward to success.
- Mary Kay Ash
The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in this business. You've got to keep on working that talent. Someday I'll reach for it and it won't be there.
- Irving Berlin
Why be a man when you can be a success?
- Bertolt Brecht
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
- Robert Browning
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
- Dr. David M. Burns
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
- G. K. Chesterton
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
- Sir Winston Churchill
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
- Confucius The Confucian Analects
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
- Bill Cosby
The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.
- Cecil B. De Mille
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
- Emily Dickinson
What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas A. Edison
If A is success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
- Albert Einstein Observer, Jan. 15, 1950
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein
We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower speech, April 2, 1957
Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success.
- Michael Flatley (Lord of the Dance) quoted by Eric Celeste
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
- Jean Giraudoux
Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.
- Henry Kissinger Wilson Library Bulletin, March 1979
Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.
- Christopher Lasch
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
- Reggie Leach
Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
- Fran Lebowitz
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
- Abraham Lincoln
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
- David McCullough
There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
- Christopher Morley
Nothing fails like success.
- Gerald Nachman
To follow, without halt, one aim: There's the secret of success.
- Anna Pavlova
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
- Norman Vincent Peale
If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.
- Anna Quindlen
Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
- David Rockefeller
You always pass failure on the way to success.
- Mickey Rooney
Of course there is no formula for success except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.
- Arthur Rubinstein
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer
To freely bloom - that is my definition of success.
- Gerry Spence How to Argue and Win Every Time
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.
- Herbert Bayard Swope
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
- Henry David Thoreau
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
- Mark Twain