49 Inspiring Success Quotes


Success is determined by a multitude of factors. Whether you achieve personal or professional success, here is a look at some great inspiring success quotes to keep you encouraged.

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”

“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.”

“Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.”

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.”

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not absence of fear.”

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everyone.”

“I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.”

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”

“If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it–teach yourself to be impatient.”

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.”

“If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.”

“If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you”

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

“In my experience, there is only one motivation, and that is desire. No reasons or principle contain it or stand against it.”

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.”

“My tombstone? I’m thinking something along the lines of, ‘Geez, he was just here a minute ago.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure … but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”

“Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy.”

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

“The best revenge is massive success.”

“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.”

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.”

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

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

“Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending.”

“To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”

“We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.”

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”

“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

Keep working towards your dreams and success will follow.

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