Motivational Quotes for Success

1. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” –Albert Schweitzer

2. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” -Thomas Jefferson

3. If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” -Jim Rohn

4. “When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” -Zig Ziglar

5.”Success is not a destination, but the road that you’re on. Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day. You can only live your dream by working hard towards it. That’s living your dream.”

-Marlon Wayans

6. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” -Jim Rohn

7. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” -Helen Keller

8. “People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.” -Norman Vincent Peale

9. “Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration, and inspiration.” -Evan Esar

10. “For true success ask yourself there four questions: Why? Why not? And Why not me? Why not now?”

-James Allen

11. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” -Vince Lombardi

12. ” Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” -Dale Carnegie.

13. “The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” -Dale Carnegie

14. “Never continue in a job if you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy in what you’re doing, you’ll like yourself, you’ll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined.” -Johnny Carson

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

-Thomas A. Edison 

16. “I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.” -Robert H.Schuller

17. “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” -Jim Rohn

18. “Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.” -Tony Robbins

19. Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.”Walt Whitman

20. “If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”

-Henry David Thoreau

21. “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” -Christopher Reeve

22. ” Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” -Lou Holtz

23. “Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.” -George A.Sheehan

24. “What is the success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” -Margaret Thatcher

25. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”


26. “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after.” -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

27. “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” -Mark Twain

28. “The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting on the top.” -Joyce Brothers

29. “Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” -Robert Kiyosaki

30. “I honestly think is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.”

-George Burns

31. “Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” -Summer Redstone

32. “The difficulties and struggles of today are the prices we must pay for the accomplishment and victories of tomorrow.” -William J. H. Boetcker

33. “Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.” -Henry Van Dyke

34. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

35. “Those who truly have the spirit of champions are never wholly happy with an easy win. Half the satisfaction stems from knowing that it was the time and the effort you invested that led to your high achievement.”

-Nicole Haislett

36. “Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.” -David Rockefeller

37. “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” -Mario Andretti

38. “A weak man has doubts before a decision; a strong man has them afterward.” –Karl Kraus

39. “Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly.” -Stephen Covey

 40. “Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.” 

 -Jules Renard 

41. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.” -Dale Carnegie

42. “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” -Booker T.Washington

43. “There will never be a successful person who, before performing a task, has doubts. Negative thoughts arise from recognizing that somewhere along the line your level of commitment has dropped below 100 percent. The winner will always be the person with the fewest doubts.” -Nicole Haislett

44. “The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, si bound to succeed.” -Henry Ford

45. “You can be discouraged by failure, or you can learn from it. So go ahead and make mistakes, make all you can. Because remember that’s where you’ll find success on the far side of failure.”

-Thomas J.Watson

46. “How do you achieve success? Well, for one thing, you don’t define it before you achieve it.” -Robert Breault

47. “Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility.” -Benjamin Franklin

48. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

49. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” -John C.Maxwell.

50. “The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it.”

-Jordan Belfort



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