Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket.
Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.
The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
A great leader's courage to fulfill his vision comes from passion, not position.
Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good. ~Joe Paterno
If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
As you climb the ladder of success, be sure it's leaning against the right building.
~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If at first you don't succeed, you're running about average.
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins.
We never know, believe me, when we have succeeded best.
~Miguel de Unamuno, Essays and Soliloquies, 1925 Sometimes
I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
I couldn't wait for success... so I went ahead without it.
There is no point at which you can say, "Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap." ~Carrie Fisher
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.
Success: 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 bit 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!
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
~Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book I dread success.
To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
~George Bernard Shaw, 28 August 1896
Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves.
Success has made failures of many men.
Some aspects of success seem rather silly as death approaches.
~Donald A. Miller
Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.