40 Quotes On Success

Success is a personal thing. It means different things to different people. What does success mean to you? Do any of the following 40 quotes on success ring true for you?

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.

Albert Einstein


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.

Abraham Lincoln



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

Mark Twain


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

Theodore Roosevelt



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

Coco Chanel


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.

Leonardo da Vinci



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.

Friedrich Nietzsche


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

Robert F. Kennedy



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.

Vince Lombardi


When you do what you fear most, then you can do anything.

Stephen Richards



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

Francis Chan


The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.

Criss Jami



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

Bill Cosby


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

Dalai Lama XIV



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

Thomas A. Edison


You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.

Steve Maraboli



Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.

Neil deGrasse Tyson


When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.

Ellen DeGeneres



People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.

Dale Carnegie


There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component. …But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of mind.

Deepak Chopra



The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.

Stephen Richards


To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.

Reba McEntire



There is no failure except in no longer trying.

Elbert Hubbard


Don’t mistake activity with achievement.

John Wooden



Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and ablities were used in a way that served others.

Marianne Williamson


The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.

Salvador DalĂ­



Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.

Douglas Pagels