The 20 Best Success Quotes you Need to Know

Sep 1, 2013 | Articles

The 20 Best Success Quotes you Need to Know
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Everyone talks about how they want to be successful in the future.  Don’t just say it, put your actions in and make sure you do what it takes to become who you want to be.  Everyone has a different definition of being successful, so figure out for yourself what makes you live a happy life.  Here are 20 best selected quotes about success for your inspiration and to keep your heads up high.


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

2. “Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill

3. “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn

4. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie 

5. “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.” – Albert Einstein

6. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

7. “At one point in your life you either have the thing you want or the reasons why you don’t.” – Andy Roddick

8. “Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.” -John Wooden

9.“As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump

10. “Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.” – David McCullough

11. “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

12. “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

13. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

14. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Thomas Jefferson

15. “Know your limits but never stop trying to exceed them.” – Unknown Author

16. “Triumphs without difficulties are empty. Indeed, it is difficulties that make the triumph. It is no feat to travel the smooth road.” – Author unknown

17.“Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success” – Napoleon Hill

18. “The more you think and talk about your goals, the more positive and enthusiastic you become.” – Billy Cox

19. “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

20. “You must begin to think of yourself as becoming the person you want to be.” – David Viscott