50 Famous quotes about success: Inspire the success in you

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Feeling low on the inspiration to do things? Lacking the adrenaline rush to go and achieve the things you have always wanted? Low on the motivation to succeed? Look no further to this extensive list of the 50 Famous quotes about Success that will inspire the success in you!

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“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

– Bill Cosby

“Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

– Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam 

“To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one’s self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived—this is to have succeeded.”

 ― Bessie Anderson Stanley

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” 

― Albert Einstein

“If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut” 

― Albert Einstein

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

― Winston Churchill

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.”

― Coco Chanel

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“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”

― Milan Kundera

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.”

― Mark Twain

“Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand” 

― Hayley Williams

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ” 

― Walt Disney Company

“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” 

― Bob Dylan

“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

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

― Tony Robbins

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

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

― Mark Twain

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.”

― Bill Gates 

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

―Dale Carnegie 

“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.”

―George S. Patton 

“Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.”

―David Frost 

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

―Henry Ford 

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” 

― Leonardo da Vinci

“I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.”

―George Burns 

“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.”

―Vince Lombardi 

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

 ― Robert F. Kennedy

“Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” 

― Dalai Lama XIV

“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 Jr.

“You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.” 

― Jason Mraz

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

― George Bernard Shaw

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

―Benjamin Disraeli 

“Rich people have small TVs and big libraries, and poor people have small libraries and big TVs.” 

― Zig Ziglar

“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.” 

― Thomas A. Edison

“Never was anything great achieved without danger.” 

― Niccolò Machiavelli

“Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.” 

― Robert Strauss

“I want to do it because I want to do it. Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail, their failure must be but a challenge to others.” 

― Amelia Earhart

“You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” 

― Michael Jordan

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” 

― Thomas Jefferson

“I do not like to repeat successes I like to go on to other things.” 

― Walt Disney Company

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

― Jim Rohn

“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” 

― Maya Angelou

“Success means we go to sleep at night knowing that our talents and abilities were used in a way that served others.” 

― Marianne Williamson

“Decide what you want to be….Pay the Price …And be what you want to be.” 

― John A Widtsoe

“If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.” 

― Anna Quindlen

“I was taught to strive not because there were any guarantees of success but because the act of striving is in itself the only way to keep faith with life.” 

― Madeleine Albright

“The line between failure and success is so fine. . . that we are often on the line and do not know it.” 

― Elbert Hubbard

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

―Woody Allen 

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.

―Benjamin Disraeli 

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way” 

― Martin Luther King Jr.

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

― Oscar Wilde

“Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success.” 

― Zig Ziglar

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Srikanth A.N. is the founder and editor-in-chief of Infworm, one of the fastest growing technology and information destination. Srikanth is currently an Electronics Engineering undergrad from the University of Mumbai. Follow him on Google+.

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