Famous quotations on success

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

2. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” –Henry David Thoreau

3. “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

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

5. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” –Robert Schuller

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

7. “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

8. “Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him.” –Henry David Thoreau

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

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

11. “There is no such thing as can’t, only won’t. If you’re qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can’t blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people.” –Jan Ashford

12. “The secret of success is consistency of purpose.” –Benjamin Disraeli

13. “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

14. “The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.” –John D. Rockefeller

15. “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

16. “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” –Earl Nightingale

17. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” –Mario Andretti

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