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quotes on success | inspiring words for success in life

"Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."
- Reggie Leach 
"Men are born to succeed, not fail."
- Henry David Thoreau 
"To freely bloom - that is my definition of success."
- Gerry Spence
"As a general rule the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information."
- Benjamin Disraeli
"You always pass failure on the way to success."
- Mickey Rooney
"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca 
"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
"Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value."
- Albert Einstein 
"A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up."
- Albert Schweitzer 
"To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity."
- Samuel Johnson 
"Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca 
"Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life."
- Dr. David M. Burns 
"Well begun is half done."
- Aristotle 
"If A is 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 
"Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love."
- David McCullough 
"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way."
- Christopher Morley
"Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success."
- Christopher Lasch
"The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration."
- Confucius 
"Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his."
- Franklin P. Jones 
"A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration."
- Kurt Lewin
"The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille 
"Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long."
- George Bernard Shaw 
"Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination."
- Norman Vincent Peale
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The best way to predict your future is to create it."
- Unknown
:: leadership quotes ::
“The key ingredient to stardom is the team.”
― John Wooden 
“Be quick, but don't hurry.”
― John Wooden 
“Never try to be better than someone else. Learn from others, and try to be the best you can be. Success is the by-product of that preparation.”
― John Wooden 
“Remember this your lifetime through:
Tomorrow there will be more to do.
And failure waits for all who stay
With some success made yesterday.
Tomorrow you must try once more,
And even harder than before.”
― John Wooden 
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
- Winston Churchill 
“If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?”
― John Wooden 
“Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.”
― John Wooden 
“Don't mistake activity with achievement.”
― John Wooden 
“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”
― John Wooden
"If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put the foundations under them."
- Henry David Thoreau
Your work is to discover your world
and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
- The Buddha
“You can’t live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”
― John Wooden 
“Listen if you want to be heard”
― John Wooden 
“Players with fight never lose a game, they just run out of time”
― John Wooden 
“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”
― John Wooden 
“Although there is no progress without change, not all change is progress.”
― John Wooden, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court 
“Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out.”
― John Wooden 
“Make every day your masterpiece. ”
― John Wooden 
“Don't let yesterday take up too much of today.”
― John Wooden, Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court 
"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours." 
"All you need in this life is sound knowledge and confidence, and then success is sure." 
"A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds."
- Mark Twain 
"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time."
- George Bernard Shaw 
"It is possible to fail in many ways...while to succeed is possible only in one way."
- Aristotle
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
- Albert Einstein 
"The earlier you learn to take over the responsibility of your life the earlier you can become
- Faiez Seyal 
"To establish oneself in the world, one has to do all one can to appear established."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld 
Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.
- Ovid
"The beginning is the most important part of the work."
- Plato 
"If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius."
- Joseph Addison
"Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him."
- Henry David Thoreau 
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