Lesson 3: Success Quotes

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.
~Booker T. Washington

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.
~Vincent T. Lombardi 

Success is a journey, not a destination.
~Ben Sweetland

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. 
~David Brinkley

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. 
~Michael Jordan 

If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed. 
~Juliana Hatfield 

In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time. 
~Anthony J. D'Angelo

If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
~Jospeph Addison

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.
~Robert Collier

The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal.  The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
~Benjamin Mays

Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
~Swami Sivananda

To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people, and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics, and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty;
To find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived;
This is to have succeeded.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
~Robert Kiyosaki

The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination.
~Tommy Lasorda

A determined person doesn't find it hard to succeed; they find it hard to stop trying.
~Allen Steble

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
~Thomas Jefferson

The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
~Sven Goran Eriksson

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
~Colin Powell

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
~Orison SwettMarden

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
~Herman Cain

Take up one idea. 
Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. 
Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. 
This is the way to success, that is way great spiritual giants are produced.
~Swami Vivekananda

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

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand.
~Bruce Barton

Action is the foundational key to all success. 
~Pablo Picasso 

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. 
~George Edward Woodberry 

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. 
~Dale Carnegie 

Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. 
~David Frost 

Failure is success if we learn from it. 
~Malcolm Forbes 

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune. 
~Jim Rohn

Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil. 
~J. Paul Getty 

The great successful men of the world have used their imagination. They think ahead and create their mental picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - steadily building.
~Robert Collier

Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.
~George Sheehan