42 Powerful Quotes About Success In Life

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Quotations are very powerful. On the surface, these are just words, but when you think about it, they reveal powerful thoughts that resonate in your heart. I mean someone “quote” these words for a reason :).

Personally, one of the main reasons I love quotes is the way they relate to the topic. Quotes tend to be simplistic, easy to remember and to resonate with what’s in our hearts. Also, I think quotes are very good at self-improvement because they help your mind to focus on certain topics every time. Unlike other literary quotes, short quotes, in particular, give you the flexibility to focus on a single idea without any external distractions.

Here are 42 of my favorite quotes for you to read,

  1. “Anything in life worth having is worth working for.” – Andrew Carnegie                                              
  2. “Success often comes to those who dare to act. It seldom goes to the timid who are ever afraid of the consequences.” – Jawaharlal Nehru                                                                
  3. “Success is never ending, failure is never final.” – Dr. Robert Schuller                                                                 
  4. “I just love when people say I can’t do something because all my life people said I wasn’t going to make it.” – Ted Turner                                                            
  5. “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.” – Emily P. Bissell                                                            
  6. “Obstacles are those frightful things you can see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford                                                               
  7. “It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it.” – John Crowe     
  8. “You will never find time for anything. You must make it.” – Charles Buxton                                            
  9. “Remove failure as an option.” – Joan Lunden                                                                                    
  10. “There is no one giant step that does it. It’s a lot of little steps.” – Peter A. Cohen                                                                                 
  11. “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you will land among the stars.” – Les Brown                                                                                  
  12. “Some of us have great runways already built for us. If you have one, take off. But if you don’t have one, realize it is your responsibility to grab a shovel and build one for yourself and for those who will follow after you.” – Amelia Earhart                                                                                     
  13. “Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody is watching.” – Mark Twain                                                                                
  14.  “What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” – Napoleon Hill                                                                                      
  15. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell                                                                                     
  16. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson                                                                                 
  17. “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” – Samuel Johnson                                                                              
  18. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi                                                                                      
  19. “The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.” – Alan Ashley-Pitt                                                                                      
  20. “It takes years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett                                                                                      
  21. “Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.” – Muhammad Ali                                                                                    
  22.  “Dwell not on the past. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and understanding, ready with an outstretched hand, uplifted and positive in every thought and deed.” – Eileen Caddy                                                                                     
  23. “The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer.” – Nolan Bushnell                                                                                    
  24. “Whatever you vividly imagine, ardently desire, sincerely believe, and enthusiastically act upon must inevitably come to pass!” – Paul J. Meyer                                                                               
  25.  “Keep away from small 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                                                                                     
  26. “For anything worth having one must pay the price, and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice. No paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.” – John Burroughs                                                                                      
  27. “To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.” – Bunker Hunt                                                                                  
  28. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth                                                                                     
  29. “When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word ‘succeed’, you find it simply means to follow through.” – F.W. Nichol                                                                                      
  30. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?'” – Brian Tracy                                                                                     
  31. “If you don’t set goals, you can’t regret not reaching them.” – Yogi Berra February                                                                 
  32. “Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying with a positive mental attitude.” – W. Clement Stone                                                                 
  33. “I couldn’t wait for success, so I went ahead without it.” – Jonathan Winters                                                                 
  34. “What we hope to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence.” – Samuel Johnson                                                                
  35. “We do our best that we know how at the moment, and if it doesn’t turn out, we modify it.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt                                                                                                                               
  36. “Enthusiasm is the steam that drives the engine.” – Napoleon Hill                                                                 
  37. “The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will, and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they can’t do.” – Dennis Waitley                                                               
  38. “Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It’s what you do for others.” – Danny Thomas                                                                
  39. “Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.” – Norman Vincent Peale                                                                                    
  40. “One man with courage is a majority.” – Andrew Jackson                                                                                      
  41. “Not many people are willing to give failure a second opportunity. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you have got the essential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.” – Joseph Sugarman
  42. “I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: The only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer
  43. “I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” – Albert Einstein

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