Quotes on Success

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"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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