Quotes on success
Read some inspiring quotes from inspiring people
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
- Theodore Roosevelt
The purpose of life is a life of purpose
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
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 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.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- Sandra Carey
Not every successful man is a good father.
But every good father is a successful man.
Try not to be a person of success. But rather a person of value.
Success is never final.
Failure is never fatal.
Courage is what counts.
Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.
Unless a man undertakes more
than he possibly can do, he will never do all that he can.
The tragedy in life doesn't lie
in not reaching your goal.
The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Jacob Bronowski
It is time for us to stand and cheer for the doer,
the achiever, the one who recognizes the challenge
and does something about it.
A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The mind is like a parachute - it works only when it is open.
What would you attempt to do
if you knew you would not fail?
We never know how far reaching something we may think, say or do today will affect the lives of millions tomorrow.
The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.
What comes out of you when you are squeezed is what is inside you.
Empowerment is all about letting go so that others can get going.
Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are.
Anger makes you smaller,
while forgiveness forces you
to grow beyond what you were.
If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility. You alone are responsible for every moment of your life, for every one of your acts.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
"Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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