Inspiring Quotes on 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 to 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)

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint’, then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” (Vincent Van Gogh)

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” (Albert Einstein)

“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it.The time will pass anyway; we might as well put that passing time to the best possible use.” (Earl Nightingale)

“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)

“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing in the world is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” (Calvin Coolidge)

“You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust your sails to reach your destination” (Unknown)

Please share your favorite quote on success through comments. Thanks.

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One thought on “Inspiring Quotes on Success

  1. Some good ones that come to mind are:

    “Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.” (Oscar Wilde)

    “I don’t know much about being a millionaire but I’ll bet I’d be good at it.” (Unknown)

    “People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.”(Bob Dylan)


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