These are 35 of the top success quotes I have found in my research.
As a leader, you constantly need to speak and remind your team about principles of success and quotes add credibility to your speeches. By using sayings that great leaders and wise men of old have used before, you add the extra impact to the point you’re trying to make.
Success Quotes is a compilation of the quotes about what it takes to become a success and what it means to live a life of true success: with purpose, meaning and fulfillment. These quotes I have chosen are specifically meant for that purpose. Use these quotes to inspire and motivate!
35 Top Success Quotes
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Sir Winston Churchill
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Success is not to be measured by the position someone has reached in life, but the obstacles he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Orison Swett Marden
To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.
Anthony J. D’Angelo
Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.
Success is that old ABC – ability, breaks, and courage.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw
The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
George S. Patton
Every failure is a step to success.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe.
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Success comes when people act together; failure tends to happen alone.
Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone
Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
Be yourself. Follow your instincts. Success depends, at least in part, on the ability to “carry it off.”
The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.
Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself.
William J. H. Boetcker
Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.
Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well.
Success depends almost entirely on how effectively you learn to manage the game’s two ultimate adversaries: the course and yourself.
For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future.
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.
It sounds cliche, but success is your friends, your family, what you do, and if you’re happy when you wake up.