Inspirational Quotes about Success

These are the Top 10 quotes about success that inspire and motivate me the most. Success has different meanings to different people and it certainly isn't all about how much money you have in the bank, as nice as that may be.

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I think in the end it's the difference we make to the lives of others that really counts. And to make a difference to others we have to start with ourselves. Getting the balance right between business, career, health and relationships can be a struggle.

What I will say is writing down your own definition of success and your goals on paper can really make all the difference. Take the time to do this. It will honestly, be the best investment of your time you ever made. Enjoy this collection of quotes about success.

A Top 10 List of
Inspirational Quotes about Success


"No one lives long enough
to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch.
To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to
find people who have already paid the price to
learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals."

- Brian Tracy 1944 - present : Motivational speaker and author


"Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity.
Successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something.
Soon it becomes a reality.
Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly,
and you will be amazed at the positive results."

- William James 1842 - 1910 : Psychologist and philosopher


"So act boldly, as if it's impossible to fail.
If you keep adding fuel to your desire,
you will reach the point of knowing that you'll never quit,
and ultimate success will be nothing more than a matter of time."

- Steve Pavlina 1971 - present : Motivational speaker and author


"The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is
knowing how to get along with people."

- Theodore Roosevelt 1858 - 1919 : 26th U.S. president, author, explorer


"To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better;
whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded."

- Bessie A. Stanley

Although widely attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson
it is derived from an essay written by Bessie A. Stanley

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"The person who succeeds is not the one who holds back, fearing failure,
nor the one never who never fails…
but rather the one who moves on in spite of failure.
Far better to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs,
even though checkered by failure, 
than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory or defeat."

- Theodore Roosevelt 1858 - 1919 : 26th U.S. president, author, explorer


"The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know
is more important than what you have been taught to believe, 
you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance.
Success comes from within, not from without."

- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803 - 1882 : Philosopher, poet and lecturer


"There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component.
…But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability,
a sense of well-being, and peace of mind."

- Deepak Chopra 1946 - present : Physician, speaker, and writer


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

- Marianne Williamson 1953 - present : Spiritual teacher and author 


"The whole secret of a successful life is
to find out what is one's destiny to do, and then do it."

- Henry Ford 1863 -1947 : Industralist - Founder of the Ford Motor Company

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