Success Quotes

Success isn't permanent, and failure isn't fatal.
– Mike Ditka
What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
– Bob Dylan
Action is the foundational key to all success.
– Tony Robbins
Sure, winning isn't everything. It's the only thing.
– Harry Sanders
Success is never final, but failure can be.
– Bill Parcells
The road to success is always under construction.
– Arnold Palmer
Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Your success story is a bigger story than whatever you're trying to say on stage. Success makes life easier. It doesn't make living easier.
– Bruce Springsteen
Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself.
– William J. H. Boetcker
Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
– Robert Collier
You've got to work hard for your success and you've got to have a steady presence. That's the secret.
– Kid Rock
You've got to eat while you dream. You've got to deliver on short-range commitments, while you develop a long-range strategy and vision and implement it. The success of doing both. Walking and chewing gum if you will. Getting it done in the short-range, and delivering a long-range plan, and executing on that.
– Jack Welch
You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don't make moves and when you don't climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you're not competition.
– Nicki Minaj
You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success.
– Julie Benz
You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself.
– Napoleon Hill
You may lose your wife, you may lose your dog, your mother may hate you. None of those things matter. What matters is that you achieve success and become free. Then you can do whatever you like.
– Kevin O'Leary
You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success.
– Michael Bloomberg
You know, I can be the happiest man in the world with minimal record success.
– Joe Nichols
You do the work and you want people to see it but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way.
– Johnny Depp
You do not pay the price of success, you enjoy the price of success.
– Zig Ziglar
You can take Elvis. You can take Marilyn Monroe. Success and fame will not be the answer if something inside of you is bothering you, if things in your mind aren't going right.
– Linda Evans
You can never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid you're going to lose it.
– Lou Gerstner
Yeah, ideally, I'd probably wish to be more anonymous. But scrutiny and success go together. And I want to be successful.
– Paula Radcliffe
Writers, as they gain success, feel like outsiders because writers don't come together in real groups.
– Anne Rice
Women face enough pressures and challenges in a workplace that is still depressingly biased against a female's success. Add to that, the fact that the very thing many women I know find most rewarding (having kids) is now frowned upon.
– Mika Brzezinski
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.
– Benjamin Franklin
Without Arthur's voice, I never would have enjoyed that success.
– Paul Simon
Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.
– Martha Stewart
With the success of the last three or so years, when a lot of people start treating you differently, there's a danger that you may start to think of yourself differently. You rely on your friends to say, 'Hey, wake up!'
– David Schwimmer
With success came an ever-growing burden of responsibility. I lived with a near-constant low-level anxiety that I would make a mistake that would not only threaten my career, but also my brothers' - not to mention the livelihoods of many people who work with us or for us.
– Donny Osmond
With 'Believe' bringing really big success for me outside of the U.K. for the first time, it meant I have been touring around the world and that led to a gap from the studio. I really feel like the gap has done me the world of good. Throughout that time I was able to collect songs that I really loved.
– Katherine Jenkins
Winning in Afghanistan is having a country that is stable enough to ensure that there is no safe haven for Al Qaida or for a militant Taliban that welcomes Al Qaida. That's really the measure of success for the United States.
– Leon Panetta
While I was doing stand-up, I thought I knew for sure that success meant getting everyone to like me. So I became whoever I thought people wanted me to be. I'd say yes when I wanted to say no, and I even wore a few dresses.
– Ellen DeGeneres
Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right?
– Elizabeth Gilbert
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
– Michelle Obama
Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they're in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I'm certainly that and I've made a lot of mistakes.
– Jeffrey Archer
When success comes, people can try to trick you or take advantage of you.
– Christina Aguilera
When somebody has an enormous success in this culture, people start asking two questions, which are 'What are you doing now?' and 'How are you going to beat that?' And I have to say, I love the assumption that your intention is to beat yourself constantly - that you're in battle against yourself.
– Elizabeth Gilbert
When people stand up and talk about the great success that the EU has been, I'm not sure anybody saying it really believes it themselves anymore.
– Nigel Farage
When one has success, the answer is not to undo that success. It is to continue what has been done.
– Charles Schumer
When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success.
– Enya
When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion.
– Mason Cooley
When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.
– Kiana Tom
When I finish a picture I don't show it to anyone if I feel it's not good enough yet. I've learnt to listen to my partners and my friends. For me it's the biggest success if they like it.
– Marilyn Manson
When everything happens to you when you're so young, you're very lucky, but by the same token, you're never going to have that same feeling again. The first time anything happens to you - your first love, your first success - the second one is never the same.
– Lauren Bacall
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
– Jim Carrey
Well, you can't be trying to achieve success of any kind in this business without accepting that there's going to be a flip side to it.
– Jennifer Garner
Well, success does not mean doing well.
– Shirley MacLaine
Well, I do feel that I carry the responsibility of representing my country wherever I am, and this responsibility came with the success that I had in last couple of years, not just myself but the whole group of tennis players that comes from Serbia. And athletes in general are, in this moment, the biggest ambassadors that our country has.
– Novak Djokovic
Well, I believe that the depth of your struggle can determine the height of your success. I was inspired to come out of everything I've been through and end up in a place where I never thought that I would be.
– R. Kelly
Well, certainly one of the ironies of the success of affirmative action is that the middle class within the black community no longer lives within 'black community' by and large.
– Henry Louis Gates
Well I think any author or musician is anxious to have legitimate sales of their products, partly so they're rewarded for their success, partly so they can go on and do new things.
– Bill Gates
We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
We were called The Toilets originally - we were flushed with success.
– Mike Peters
We moved into the back, made it into a little 50s sitting room and started to sell the records. We had an immediate success. For one thing, these Teddy Boys were thrilled to buy the records.
– Vivienne Westwood
We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris, and after two or three years I wanted to do this same number that we did for PBS, so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings.
– Katherine Dunham
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
To win in Australia, for me, has to be the ultimate success because the Aussies live for sport.
– Ian Botham
To this day, most people think of me as the fastest human. They don't really think me as a long jumper, although that's the event I had more success in.
– Carl Lewis
To me, success is choice and opportunity.
– Harrison Ford
To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.
– Henry J. Heinz
To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
– Walter Pater
To be associated with success is absolutely wonderful.
– Roger Moore
Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
– Claude M. Bristol
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
– Abdul Kalam
This weird thing happens when you're in a movie that has some level of success. People start offering you all kinds of things, and they just expect you to do them because they'll be good for your career. It's not about the project's integrity or anything like that.
– Kristen Stewart
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
– Andrew Carnegie
They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills.
– Mahalia Jackson
There's that unwritten schism that literary writers get all the awards and commericals writers get all the success.
– Jodi Picoult
There's nothing so aphrodisiacal for a woman as money and success.
– Wilbur Smith
There's not an instruction manual on how to deal with success, so you just have to rely on having great friends and a good team.
– Bryan Adams
There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
– Kin Hubbard
There's more to life than success, and if you can try to be more well-rounded, you'll be able to enjoy your success more. It won't own you or control you.
– Ricky Williams
There is no success without hardship.
– Sophocles
There is no scientific answer for success. You can't define it. You've simply got to live it and do it.
– Anita Roddick
There is no correlation between a childhood success and a professional athlete.
– Carl Lewis
There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.
– Lauren Conrad
There is little success where there is little laughter.
– Andrew Carnegie
There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing.
– Sandra Bernhard
The writing of a melody is an emotional moment success doesn't make it easy.
– Enya
The worst part of success is to try finding someone who is happy for you.
– Bette Midler
The whole secret to our success is being able to con ourselves into believing that we're going to change the world because statistically we are unlikely to do it.
– Tom Peters
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
– Sir William Osler
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
– Ray Kroc
The thing you don't dream about as a kid is all the peripheral stuff that comes with success.
– Tiger Woods
The success of Torn was a bit too much for me. I took a year off and was still scared to start the second album.
– Natalie Imbruglia
The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial it was something very personal to me.
– Enya
The success of the Rat Pack or the Clan was due to the camaraderie, the three guys who work together and kid each other and love each other.
– Sammy Davis, Jr.
The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers.
– William Lloyd Garrison
The secrets of success are a good wife and a steady job. My wife told me.
– Howard Nemerov
The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
– George Bernard Shaw
The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.
– Wilma Mankiller
The secret of my success is my hairspray.
– Richard Gere
The real end winner of NAFTA is going to be Mexico because we have the human capital. We have that resource that is vital to the success of the U.S. economy.
– Vicente Fox
The quick success was a bit strange to get used to.
– Fiona Apple
The problem with being British... I don't know if it's me being British or being raised a strict Catholic, but you never really enjoy success.
– Danny Boyle
The only thing I'm addicted to is winning. This bootleg cult, arrogantly referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous, reports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent.
– Charlie Sheen
The only thing I can say about having this type of success is that you can get yourself in trouble because basically the world is set open for you. People will say yes to anything you ask, so it's basically down to you and what you want or need.
– Bruce Springsteen
The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy... what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be?
– Henry James
The one thing that makes me feel super lucky about my financial success is that I have a housekeeper.
– Gwen Stefani