Success, as with most things, starts with attitude. When you’re struggling, a smallburst of inspiration can make a huge difference.
Here are 74 quotes about success to inspire you to keep pushing forward and achieve your dreams.

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above    everyone else’s success.”

James Cameron

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

Henry    David Thoreau

“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.”             

John Wooden

“Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the  successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.”

Lisa M. Amos

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”      

 Jim Rohn

“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.”

Swami Vivekananda

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”

Tony Hsieh
Whats your passion

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”

Walt Disney

“If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do.”


“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

“Whenever you see a successful person, you only see the public glories, never the private sacrifices to reach them.”

Vaibhav Shah

“Success? I don’t know what that word means.

I’m happy.

But success, that goes back to what in somebody’s eyes success means.

For me, success is inner peace.

That’s a good day for me.”

Denzel Washington

Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”

Chris Grosser
dont question your abilities

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

Charles Darwin

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

“The best revenge is massive success.”

Frank Sinatra

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”

Thomas Edison

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

David Brinkley

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” 

Eleanor Roosevelt

“The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” Henry Ford

Henry Ford

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

Winston Churchill

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”

Oscar Wilde

“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.” 

Bruce Feirstein

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” John D. Rockefeller

“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

Ray Goforth

Start where you are. Use what you have.

Do what you can.

Arthur Ashe

“People ask, ‘What’s the best role you’ve ever played?’ The next one.”

Kevin Kline

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

Thomas Jefferson

Motivational thought’s by Napoleon Hill

“The No. 1 reason people fail in life is that they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.”

Napoleon Hill

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.”

Napoleon Hill

Motivational Robert Collier Quotes On Success

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out.”

Robert Collier

Desire is proof of the availability.” 

Robert Collier

The first principle of success is desire – knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.” 

Robert Collier

The Universal Mind expresses itself largely through the individual. It is continually seeking an outlet.” 

Robert Collier

If you don’t make things happen, then things will happen to you.” 

Robert Collier

“Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing.” 

Robert Collier

“Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes, and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image.

What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.” 

Robert Collier

The world is to each one of us the world of his individual perceptions.” 

Robert Collier

“All riches have their origin in mind.” 

Robert Collier

Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.”

Robert Collier

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.”

Thomas J. Watson

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

Michael John Bobak

“You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.”


“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not the absence of fear.”

Mark Twain

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”

Pablo Picasso

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

Earl Nightingale

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”


“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”

Bill Cosby

“Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.”

Carl Bard

“I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.”

Martha Stewart

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.

So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor.

Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore.

Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”

Mark Caine

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

Mark Twain

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

Bruce Lee

“Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.”

Jimmy Spithill

“Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it.

I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”

Charles F. Kettering

“If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it–teach yourself to be impatient.”

Gurbaksh Chahal

Steve Jobs Motivational Quotes

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward.

So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.

You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”

Steve Jobs

Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.

Steve Jobs Quotes

Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly and get on with improving your other innovations.

Steve Jobs Quotes

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful…that’s what matters to me.

Steve Jobs Quotes

Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”

Steve Jobs Quotes

Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.

Steve Jobs Quotes

I want to put a ding in the universe.

Steve Jobs Quotes

My favorite things in life don’t cost any money.

It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.

Steve Jobs

Technology is nothing.

What’s important is that you have a faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, they’ll do wonderful things with them.”

Steve Jobs Quotes

I’m as proud of many of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done.

Innovation is saying no to a thousand things.”

Steve Jobs Quotes

“I’ve always been attracted to the more revolutionary changes. I don’t know why.

Because they’re harder.

They’re much more stressful emotionally.

And you usually go through a period where everybody tells you that you’ve completely failed.”

Steve Jobs

The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

Steve Jobs Quotes

“If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you!”

T. Harv Eker

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.

Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

Jim Rohn

“In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.”

Jane Smiley

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”

George Bernard Shaw

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.”

Diane Ackerman

“Motivation is what gets you started.

Habit is what keeps you going.”

Jim Ryun

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

Francis Chan

“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

“Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.”

Larry Winget

“To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”

Mike Gafka

“Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.” Baltasar

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” 

Margaret Thatcher

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.”

Stephen Covey

“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

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas A. Edison

“The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.”

Robert Hughes

“What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?”

Robert Schuller

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.”

Abraham Lincoln

“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.”

John Maxwell

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure.

You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success.

But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes.

Make all you can.

Because remember that’s where you will find success.”

Thomas J. Watson

Motivational Quotes by Albert Einstein

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

Albert Einstein

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”

Albert Einstein

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

Albert Einstein

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new

Albert Einstein

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“Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess.

But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.”

Dax Shepard

“My tombstone? I’m thinking something along the lines of, ‘Geez, he was just here a minute ago.'”

George Carlin

Every day is a fresh start — a new chance to make things happen.

Always remember that the future can be better than the present and you have the power to make it so.

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have so make the most of today.

No matter what, let no one and no situation take that away from you. Choose to be happy.

Every day is another opportunity to change and improve yourself. Take it and make the most of it.

“If a window of opportunity appears, doesn’t pull down the shade.”

A positive mind finds opportunity in everything.

A negative mind finds fault in everything.

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