Life-Affirming Quotes About Success

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

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley

Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm Forbes

Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.
Bo Bennett

Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
Don Shula

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
Tennessee Williams

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

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
John Ruskin

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Elbert Hubbard

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

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

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Jim Rohn

Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Niccolo Machiavelli

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton

Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.
Vince Lombardi

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

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

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

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
Miguel de Cervantes

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.
Henry Ford

The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success.
Irving Berlin

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

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
Billie Jean King

Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
Mike Ditka

Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
Oliver Goldsmith

The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
Robert Kiyosaki

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

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

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

When you win, nothing hurts.
Joe Namath

Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
Larry King

I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.
Johann Sebastian Bach

The real secret of success is enthusiasm.
Walter Chrysler

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