Quotes By Famous People About Success

Today let’s check out some quotes by famous people about success.

So, what is success to you? Having a well-paid job, a huge luxurious mansion, having a simple but happy family, bank account filled with oodles of money, tip-top physical and mental health, or what?

Well, we all know the definition of success is very individual indeed. One more thing is we will change our concept of being successful as we grow older; or rather wiser.

As a teenager, it was education. To get the best result in class, is considered a success then. Then followed by financial, when we started working. Then came relationships, as we all got married and have children. Naturally as we aged, our health will take a toll. Now at this stage, we would say, to be successful  in life, is having a reasonably good health and well-being.

quotes by famous people about successBut majority of us, we tend to measure success by material wealth. Probably because it is the most obvious.

My personal definition of being sucessful is able to live a long, healthy and balanced life. Money is important, but then so is my health, love of my family and friends.

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When we talk about success, it reminds me of this great book by Sandra Anne Taylor called “Quantum Success: The Astonishing Science of Wealth And Happiness“. In this book, you will discover the seven universal laws of success, six personal powers of success, five magnetic energies of success, three unseen assistants of success and many more powerful tips.

If you are one of those who are stuck, feeling empty and longing to be free and successful, then you should get this book.

Anyway, here I have collected a list of quotes by famous people about success. Famous folks like Confucius, Dale Carnegie, Albert Einstein, Dalai Lama and many others. Read these successful quotes and hope they can guide you on your path to success.

“They can because they think they can.” – Virgil

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” – Dale Carnegie

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” Maya Angelou

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

“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninty-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Edison

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.”  – Richard Bach

“Success does not consist in never making blunders, but in never making the same one a second time.” – Josh Billings

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

“The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.” – Confucius

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

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill

“Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration and inspiration.” – Evan Esar

“It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.” – Dalai Lama

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” – Frank Loyd Wright

“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.” – Oscar Wilde

“There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.”  – Plato

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

“Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.” – Jim Rohn

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.” – Zig Ziglar

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”  – Oprah Winfrey

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it…Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. – Goethe

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”  – George Bernard Shaw

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.” – Henry Ford

“The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.” – Henry W. Longfellow

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

“The road to success is always under construction” – Lily Tomlin

“All that we are is the result of What we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become. – Buddha

“Victory belongs to the most persevering.” – Napoleon Hill

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

“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

“The future depends on what we do in the present. – Mahatma Gandhi

“Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

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

“We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory.” – Cicero

“An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.” – Gandhi

“Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

“The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” – Earl of Beaconsfield

“The present moment is the only moment available to us, and it is the door to all moments.”  – Thich Nhat Hanh

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” Abraham Lincoln

“It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.” – Seneca

“Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” – Vince Lombardi

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

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

“A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience.” – Elbert Hubbard

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