"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."
~ Henry Thoreau (19th-century individualist, author, and naturalist)
"In order to succeed, you must know what you are doing, like what you are doing and believe in what you are doing."
~ Will Rogers (Humorist)
"Success is determined by taking the hand you were dealt and utilizing it to the very best of your ability."
~ Ty Boyd
"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
~ William Feather
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing."
~ Abraham Lincoln (16th president of the United States)
"The successful person is prosperous because he has developed 95 percent of his ability. The failure is poor because only 5 percent of his natural talents have been utilized."
~ Charles E. Popplestone
"Surely a man has come to himself only when he has found the best that is in him and has satisfed his heart with the highest achievement he is fit for."
~ Woodrow Wilson (28th president of the United States)
"The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you can do."
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Poet)
"Success.. seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quits."
~ Conrad Hilton (Hotel Magnate)
"Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time."
~ Denis Waitley
"It’s not necessarily the amount of time you spend at practice that counts; its what you put into the practice."
~ Eric Lindros
"I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate."
~ George Burns
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing."
~ Abraham Lincoln
"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."
~ Dale Carnegie
"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, is bound to succeed."
~ Henry Ford
"What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds."
~ Wayne Dyer (A self-development author and speaker)
"Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small thins, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you."
~ Jim Rohn (Motivational speaker, author)
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started"
~ Mark Twain (Author)
"For true success, ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?"
~ James Allen (Author and lecturer on personal and business productivity)
"It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed."
~ Theodore Roosevelt
"People become really quote remarkable when they start thinking that they can do thins. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success."
~ Norman Vincent Peale (Philosopher and author)
"Men are born to succeed, not fail."
~ Henry David Thoreau
"All successful people, men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose."
~ Brian Tracy (Self-help author and international speaker)
"Eighty percent of success is showing up."
~ Woody Allen
"Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand."
~ Dale Carnegie
"Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. 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 will find success."
~ Thomas J. Watson
"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will."
~ Vincent T. Lombardi
"No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him; it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction."
~ Charles Kendall Adams
"Whatever task you undertake, do it with all your heart and soul. Always be courteous, never be discouraged. Beware of him who promises something for nothing. Do not blame anybody for your mistakes and failures. Do not look for approval except the consciousness of doing your best.”
~ Bernard Mannes Baruch
"You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine."
~ John C. Maxwell
“If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results”.
~ Anthony Robbins
"It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always."
~ Oprah Winfrey