167 Success Quotes (Achievement)

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Most Popular Success Quotes

It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary

It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. Winston Churchill
>True success is when the people who know you the best love you the most
True success is when the people who know you the best love you the most. John Maxwell
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill Success Quotes
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. Vince Lombardi
People think success is a continuum. Success is momentary. To be really successful you have to have consistency in performance, so you have to do it over the long term
People think success is a continuum. Success is momentary. To be really successful you have to have consistency in performance, so you have to do it over the long term. Nick Saban
No more effort is required to aim high in life, to demand abundance and prosperity, than is required to accept misery and poverty
No more effort is required to aim high in life, to demand abundance and prosperity, than is required to accept misery and poverty. Napoleon Hill
Success is not to be pursued. It is to be attracted by the person you become
The first part of success is Get-to-it-iveness; the second part of success is Stick-to-it-iveness. Orson Swett Marden
Success is not to be pursued. It is to be attracted by the person you become.
Success is not to be pursued. It is to be attracted by the person you become. Jim Rohn
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity. Successful people act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results
Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity. Successful people act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results. William James Success Quotes
We all need a check-up from the neck up to avoid stinkin' thinkin' which leads to hardening of the attitudes
We all need a check-up from the neck up to avoid stinkin’ thinkin’ which leads to hardening of the attitudes. Zig Ziglar
Don't let other people tell you what you want
Don’t let other people tell you what you want. Pat Riley
Direction and discipline, not intention, determines one's destiny and success
Direction and discipline, not intention, determines one’s destiny and success. Sam Allen
To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like
To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like. Mike Gafka
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable
Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you. Aldous Huxley
Try not to become a person of success. Rather become a person of value
Try not to become a person of success. Rather become a person of value. Albert Einstein
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they donÍt know when to quit. Most people succeed because they are determined to
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they donÍt know when to quit. Most people succeed because they are determined to. George Allen
If you can't overcome hard, you're never going to have any great successes in your life
If you can’t overcome hard, you’re never going to have any great successes in your life. Nick Saban
uccessful people are not great because they are perfect, they are great because they have a perfect reactions to their mistakes
Successful people are not great because they are perfect, they are great because they have a perfect reactions to their mistakes. Spencer Wood
he fast track to success in anything is to raise your level of thinking around it, which requires exposure to people operating at a higher level
The fast track to success in anything is to raise your level of thinking around it, which requires exposure to people operating at a higher level. Steve Siebold
Success isn't just about what you accomplish in life. It's about what you inspire others to do
Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in life. It’s about what you inspire others to do. Unknown
Success or failure is not determined at the moment of crisis, but rather in the long and unspectacular period of preparation
Success or failure is not determined at the moment of crisis, but rather in the long and unspectacular period of preparation. Unknown
If you live just for today to make today the most successful happy day of your life, I'm sure that you will have an extraordinary life. A successful life is nothing more than a series of successful days
If you live just for today to make today the most successful happy day of your life, I’m sure that you will have an extraordinary life. A successful life is nothing more than a series of successful days. Thomas D. Willhite
The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don't like to do. They don't like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose
The successful person has the habit of doing the things failures don’t like to do. They don’t like doing them either necessarily. But their disliking is subordinated to the strength of their purpose. E.M. Gray
Success is 99 percent failure
Success is 99 percent failure. Soichiro Honda
That some achieve success, is proof to all that other can achieve as well
That some achieve success, is proof to all that other can achieve as well. Abraham Lincoln
Your chances for success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself
Your chances for success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. Unknown
uccess lies in the simplicity, confusion lives in sophistication
Success lies in the simplicity, confusion lives in sophistication. Kevin Eastman
Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don't let these feelings stop them
Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them. T. Harv Eker

Quotes on Success in Your Life

uccess consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. Winston Churchill
All great achievements have one thing in common--people with a passion to succeed
All great achievements have one thing in common–people with a passion to succeed. Pat Cash
Success is on the same road as failure; success is just a little further down the road
Success is on the same road as failure; success is just a little further down the road.  Jack Hyles
Every person was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness
Every person was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness. Zig Ziglar
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan Success Quotes
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose. Bill Gates
Success is CHOICE, not CHANCE
Success is CHOICE, not CHANCE.  Ben Burlinson
Success is CHOICE, not CHANCE
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. Maya Angelou
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best at which you are capable
Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to become the best at which you are capable. John Wooden
ction is the foundational key to all success
Action is the foundational key to all success. Pablo Picasso
A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him
A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein
It’s not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life, it is how you handle what happens to you
It’s not what happens to you that determines how far you will go in life, it is how you handle what happens to you. Zig Ziglar
Success doesn't come to you, you go get it
Success doesn’t come to you, you go get it.  Marva Collins
If you have no critics you'll likely have no success
If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success. Malcolm X
Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you
Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you. Wil Rose
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success
Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. Swami Sivananda
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.  Norman Vincent Peale
Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself
Keep steadily before you the fact that all true success depends at last upon yourself. Theodore T. Hunger
Action is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in
Action is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. C. S. Lewis
Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failures, and loss only serve as motivation
Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failures, and loss only serve as motivation. Unknown
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is steady progress toward one’s personal goals. Jim Rohn
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation
One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.  Arthur Ash
Success is the progressive realization of a worthwhile goal
Success is the progressive realization of a worthwhile goal. Earl Nightingale

Career Success Quotes

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, and every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, and live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, and every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success. Swami Vivekananda
I don't measure a person's success by how high they climb, but how high they bounce when they hit bottom
I don’t measure a person’s success by how high they climb, but how high they bounce when they hit bottom. George S. Patton
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.  Henry David Thoreau 
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day. Jim Rohn Success Quotes
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. Vince Lombardi
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell
uccess is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome
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. Booker T. Washington
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. Napoleon Hill
There is only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do
There is only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do. Vince Lombardi
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. Theodore Roosevelt
Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come
Success isn’t always about greatness. It’s about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come. Dwayne Johnson
To be successful, you don’t have to do extraordinary things. Just do ordinary things extraordinarily well.
To be successful, you don’t have to do extraordinary things. Just do ordinary things extraordinarily well. Jim Rohn
Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together
Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together. Paul Ryan
Words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality
Words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality. Harold S. Geneen
It's kind of fun to do the impossible
It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney
It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure
It is fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. Bill Gates
he best revenge is massive success
The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra
The road to success is always under construction
The road to success is always under construction. Lily Tomlin
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. Eddie Robinson
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out. Robert Collier
Hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but a lack of hard work guarantees failure
Hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but a lack of hard work guarantees failure. Unknown
Observation is so key to success and development. Always be on the look out and listen out to see and hear things that you can use
Observation is so key to success and development. Always be on the look out and listen out to see and hear things that you can use.  Kevin Eastman
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together
I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal and are often about finding ways of encouraging people to combine their efforts, their talents, their insights, their enthusiasm and their inspiration to work together. Queen Elizabeth II
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspirations and expectation
 Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s levels of aspirations and expectation. Jack Nicklaus
Hard work doesn't guarantee success, but it does improve its chances
Hard work doesn’t guarantee success, but it does improve its chances. B.J. Gupta
There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs
There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs. Unknown
oing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment
Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. Oprah Winfrey
Success comes from doing the stuff other people don't want to do and doing it for a really long time
Success comes from doing the stuff other people don’t want to do and doing it for a really long time. John Jantsch
Be helpful, that is the first definition of success
Be helpful, that is the first definition of success. Bernard Baruch
Success is not sustainable if it is defined by how big you become or by growth for growth's sake. Success is very shallow if it doesn't have emotional meaning
Success is not sustainable if it is defined by how big you become or by growth for growth’s sake. Success is very shallow if it doesn’t have emotional meaning. Howard Schultz
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen
I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. Frank Lloyd Wright
ou enhance your chances for success when you understand that your yearning power is more important than your earning power
You enhance your chances for success when you understand that your yearning power is more important than your earning power. Zig Ziglar
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals. Jim Rohn

Summary: How to be Successful in Your Own Life

Definition of Success– The favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one’s goals. The attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like. A performance or achievement that is marked by success or awards.

It can also be how YOU define it.  What are your goals? What is important to you? What do you see as being successful in your own life?

Your perception of what constitutes a successful life is entirely up to you. Maybe you’re trying to figure out how to become financially independent or how to have more control over your work schedule.

While some people may wish to explore the world, others may only want to pursue their passions.

Being successful doesn’t have to mean being rich or getting awards. It can also mean being happy with yourself.

What would your ideal day look like if you were given the opportunity?

If you were writing a memoir, would you be sitting on a bench beside a lake and doing so? Do you ever daydream about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and taking that satisfying sigh of relief once you’ve reached the peak? Or maybe you just want to spend an entire day playing with your children?

Your reasons for wanting to learn how to be successful in life will be unique to you as an individual. It’s possible that your significant other, parents, and friends each have their own idea of what constitutes a meaningful and successful life. But maybe not you.

When learning how to be successful, it’s critical that you focus on what truly brings you joy and contentment in your life and work.

Without success, we may regret our lack of global effect. Even if you don’t become famous around the world, your life can still make a difference in the lives of others.

The goal of being successful will help you live a more meaningful life by pushing you to overcome problems, work a little harder, and look for happiness.

How Can I Achieve Success?

There is no single definition of success and no single answer to how to be successful in life. Still, if you look at the habits of successful people, you can learn new ways to do things that you can use in your own life. If you work on and develop these skills, you may find that you are better able to reach your goals and get the success you want in life.

Must Read

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

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