32 Success quotes that will inspire you to take action

There are many definitions of success, but there is one common denominator: the need to be happy.

Often, we find it hard to put into words just what defines success.

So here is a list of wise words from people explaining their definition of success.

I hope that you enjoy reading these quotes on success:

  1. “You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.” – Philipposbillgates
  2. “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out” – John Wooden 
  3. “Some people dream of great accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them.” – Anonymous
  4.  “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. Davis
  5.   “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison
  6. “When your life flashes before your eyes, make sure you’ve got plenty to watch.” – Anonymous
  7.  “Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.” – Zig Ziglar
  8. “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” – John Wayne
  9.  “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown
  10. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates
  11.  “As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think big.” – Donald Trump
  12. “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.” – Thomas J. Watson 
  13.  “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vidal Sasso success
  14. “I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful.” – Warren Buffet
  15.  “Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier.” – Paula Nelson
  16.  “There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.” – Ray Goforth
  17.   “Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki
  18. “I’ve been blessed to find people who are smarter than I am, and they help me to execute the vision I have.” – Russell Simmons
  19. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  20.  “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” – Ralph Nader
  21.   “Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.” – Napoleon Hill
  22. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” – Chris Grosser Jim Rohn_2015
  23. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin
  24.   “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  25.   “The best revenge is massive success.”- Frank Sinatra
  26.   “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
  27. “Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.” – Jim Rohn
  28.   “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley
  29.   “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  30.  “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.” – Henry Ford
  31.  “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear–not absence of fear.” – Mark Twain
  32.   “We become what we think about most of the time, and that’s the strangest secret.” – Earl Nightingale

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