100 Success Quotes by Famous People – part 3

100 Success quotes by famous people – that last in the series of three blog posts. See the secrets of success as if through the eyes of many other successful people – and ad their vision to yours.

Here is the last batch of famous success quotes:

41.  Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. Vince Lombardi

100 Success Quotes by Famous People 42. The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine

43. Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

44.  The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Bruce Feirstein

45. We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. Samuel Smiles

46.  Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. Confucius

47.  The starting point of all achievement is desire. Napoleon Hill

48.  There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie

49. Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Bo Bennett

50.  I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale

51. Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you. Marsha Sinetar

52. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. Brian Tracy

53. The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life – mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical. Julius Erving

54. Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed. P. G. Wodehouse

55. A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements. Orison Swett Marden

56. The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success. David Sarnoff

57. You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself. Napoleon Hill

58. Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility. Dale Dauten

59. Success is a consequence and must not be a goal. Gustave Flaubert

60.  There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way. Christopher Morley

100 Success Quotes by Famous People - part 361. Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie

62.  Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure. Earl Wilson

63. People think that at the top there isn’t much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top. Margaret Thatcher

64.  Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall. Oliver Goldsmith

65.  Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take. Christopher Reeve

66. Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. Orison Swett Marden

67. You don’t have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream. Michael Dell

68. If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau

69. Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals. Jim Rohn

70.  You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure. Zig Ziglar

71. We’re born with success. It is only others who point out our failures, and what they attribute to us as failure. Whoopi Goldberg

72. Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well. Denis Waitley

73. What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people’s lives. Oprah Winfrey

74. Everybody loves success, but they hate successful people. John McEnroe

75. Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

76. My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day. Johnny Carson

77.  Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have. Zig Ziglar

78. The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. Tony Robbins

79. I think I’ve always been somebody, since the deaths of my father and brother, who was afraid to hope. So, I was more prepared for failure and for rejection than for success. Amy Tan

80. Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure. Soichiro Honda

81. The winner’s edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner’s edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success. Denis Waitley

82.  Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal. Earl Nightingale

83. You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity. Thomas Wolfe

84. The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it. Ray Kroc

85. Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, ‘I’m not stupid’. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed. Al Green

86. My dad told me, ‘It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success’, and it took me seventeen and a half years. Adrien Brody

87. I always say be humble but be firm. Humility and openness are the key to success without compromising your beliefs. George Hickenlooper

88. A person has to remember that the road to success is always under construction. You have to get that through your head. That it is not easy becoming successful. Steve Harvey

89. I wonder how many times people give up just before a breakthrough – when they are on the very brink of success. Joyce Meyer

90. Success isn’t about the end result, it’s about what you learn along the way. Vera Wang

91. What strikes me is that there’s a very fine line between success and failure. Just one ingredient can make the difference. Andrew Lloyd Webber

92.  The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self-rejection. Henri Nouwen

93. If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success. James Cameron

94. I believe any success in life is made by going into an area with a blind, furious optimism. Sylvester Stallone

95. I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles. Zig Ziglar

96.  The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. Ayn Rand

97. Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. Dale Carnegie

98. If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison

99.  It’s the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race. Robert W. Service

100. People should decide what success means for them, and not be distracted by accepting others’ definitions of success. Tony Levin

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