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25 Quotes About Succeeding In Life And Business


The greats have one thing in common: they persevered even in the face of failure. They may have had different perspectives on what success means, but they all followed a particular formula that increased the odds of them succeeding.

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Here are 25 inspiring quotes by great minds that will inspire you to succeed in your life, business, and career.

  • I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. – Herbert Bayard
  • The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible – and achieve it, generation after generation. – Pearl S. Buck
  • Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. – George S. Paton
  • Success is leaving a good path, or even better, leaving no path at all. – Maxime Lagace
  • You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments or publicity. – Thomas Wolfe
  • To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction is to live twice. – Kahlil Gibran
  • Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour. – Truman Capote
  • The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. – Stephen McCranie
  • The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. – Criss Jami
  • 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

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  • Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better. – Jim Rohn
  • Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. – Albert Einstein –
  • Never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. – Winston Churchill
  • I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. – G. K. Chesterton
  • Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning. – Robert Kiyosaki
  • If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. – Steve Jobs
  • The real test is not whether you avoid this failure because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere. – Barack Obama
  • The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. – Franklin D. Roosevelt – “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. – Helen Keller
  • The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney
  • The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. – Bruce Lee
  • Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do. – Unknown
  • In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby
  • In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. – Nikos Kazantzakis
  • Keep ongoing, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
  • The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon

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Samuel Okoruwa

My name is Samuel Okoruwa. I am an ardent researcher, reading is life and writing is fun.

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