These quotes about success have been collected from some of the most inspiring people in the world. They offer valuable insights into what it takes to be successful and highlight important principles that can help you achieve success in your own life.
The Successful Person
Success is not a destination. It’s a journey. It’s the sum total of our decisions, and actions taken along the way. That’s why it’s so important to be constantly inspired and motivated to keep moving forward.
And success doesn’t always come quickly. Sometimes, we have to work hard for it. But regardless of how long it takes, the important thing is to never give up on our dreams.
To help keep you motivated, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best success quotes out there. These quotes come from some of the most successful people in the world, and they can provide you with the inspiration you need to achieve your own success.
So read on, and let these success quotes inspire you to take daily action towards your goals. And before you know it, you’ll be achieving the success you’ve always dreamed of.
Best Quotes About Success
I don’t look ahead. I’m right here with you. It’s a good way to be.
– Danny DeVito
We need to take risks. We need to go broke. We need to prove them wrong, simply by not giving up.
You don’t always need a plan. Sometimes you just need to breathe, trust, let go and see what happens.
– Mandy Hale
Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
– Anne Frank
All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.
– Earl Nightingale
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.
If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
– Roald Dahl
Wake up determined, go to bed satisfied.
– Dwayne The Rock Johnson
It ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.
– Sylvester Stallone in Rocky Balboa
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen that stillness becomes a radiance.
– Morgan Freeman
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
– Zig Ziglar
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.
Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!’
People tell you the world looks a certain way. Parents tell you how to think. Schools tell you how to think. TV. Religion. And then at a certain point, if you’re lucky, you realize you can make up your own mind. Nobody sets the rules but you. You can design your own life.
– Carrie Ann Moss
Inspiring Success Quotes
I tell myself, ‘You’ve been through so much, you’ve endured so much, time will allow me to heal, and soon this will be just another memory that made me the strong woman, athlete, and mother I am today.‘
– Serena Williams
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
– John Muir
Our lives are stories in which we write, direct and star in the leading role. Some chapters are happy while others bring lessons to learn, but we always have the power to be the heroes of our own adventures.
– Joelle Speranza
I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
– Rosa Parks
Spread love everywhere you go.
Belief creates the actual fact.
– William James
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
– Rabindranath Tagore
I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.
– Brene Brown
I’m going to be gone one day, and I have to accept that tomorrow isn’t promised. Am I OK with how I’m living today? It’s the only thing I can help. If I didn’t have another one, what have I done with all my todays? Am I doing a good job?
– Hayley Williams
I just want you to know that if you are out there and you are being really hard on yourself right now for something that has happened … it’s normal. That is what is going to happen to you in life. No one gets through unscathed. We are all going to have a few scratches on us. Please be kind to yourselves and stand up for yourself, please.
– Taylor Swift
You have to be where you are to get where you need to go.
– Amy Poehler
Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.
– Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Don’t be afraid. Because you’re going to be afraid. But remember when you become afraid, just don’t be afraid.
– Joan Jett
Whatever you think the world is withholding from you, you are withholding from the world.
– Eckhart Tolle
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
– George Eliot
Dreams don’t have to just be dreams. You can make it a reality; if you just keep pushing and keep trying, then eventually you’ll reach your goal. And if that takes a few years, then that’s great, but if it takes 10 or 20, then that’s part of the process.
– Naomi Osaka
Motivational Quotes For Success
When you’ve seen beyond yourself, then you may find, peace of mind is waiting there.
– George Harrison
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I’ve noticed when I fear something, if I just end up doing it, I’m grateful in the end.
– Colleen Hoover
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
– William Ellery Channing
When we let fear be our master, we cannot be happy and free as a butterfly. But when we choose to trust the journey and embrace love and joy, we are free to fly.
– Annicken R. Day
At the end of the day, whether or not those people are comfortable with how you’re living your life doesn’t matter. What matters is whether you’re comfortable with it.
– Dr. Phil
Be courageous. Challenge orthodoxy. Stand up for what you believe in. When you are in your rocking chair talking to your grandchildren many years from now, be sure you have a good story to tell.
– Amal Clooney
For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.
– Michelle Obama
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
– Albert Einstein
We all have problems. But it’s not what happens to us, [it’s] the choices we make after.
– Elizabeth Smart
I’m not going to continue knocking that old door that doesn’t open for me. I’m going to create my own door and walk through that.
– Ava DuVernay
When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.
– Carol Burnett
The simple act of listening to someone and making them feel as if they have truly been heard is a most treasured gift.
– L. A. Villafane
Keep your face always toward the sunshine, and shadows will fall behind you.
– Walt Whitman
A lot of people are afraid to say what they want. That’s why they don’t get what they want.
Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go.
– Nicole Kidman
Believe you can and you’re halfway there.
– Theodore Roosevelt
There is nothing impossible to they who will try.
– Rainer Maria Rilke
You define your own life. Don’t let other people write your script.
I will not let anyone scare me out of my full potential.
– Nicki Minaj
We have to let go of who we think we should be and embrace what is.
– Achea Redd
We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.
– Dr. Henry Link
You make a choice: continue living your life feeling muddled in this abyss of self-misunderstanding, or you find your identity independent of it. You draw your own box.
– Duchess Meghan
Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
– Malala Yousafzai
We have to be better. We have to love more, hate less. We’ve gotta listen more and talk less. We’ve gotta know that this is everybody’s responsibility.
– Meghan Rapinoe
We are not our best intentions. We are what we do.
– Amy Dickinson
I’m realizing how much I’ve diminished my own power. I’m not doing that no more.
– Alicia Keys
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
– Robin Williams
Not having the best situation, but seeing the best in your situation is the key to happiness.
– Marie Forleo
Being vulnerable is a strength, not a weakness.
– Selena Gomez
I believe that if you’ll just stand up and go, life will open up for you. Something just motivates you to keep moving.
– Tina Turner
The moral of my story is the sun always comes out after the storm. Being optimistic and surrounding yourself with positive loving people is for me, living life on the sunny side of the street.
– Janice Dean
If you make your internal life a priority, then everything else you need on the outside will be given to you and it will be extremely clear what the next step is.
– Gabrielle Bernstein
If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.
– Dolly Parton
Let love rule.
– Lenny Kravitz
We’ve been making our own opportunities, and as you prove your worth and value to people, they can’t put you in a box. You hustle it into happening, right?
– Jennifer Lopez
Trying to grow up is hurting. You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don’t, it hurts even more.
– Aretha Franklin
You don’t have to be defined or confined by your environment, by your family circumstances, and certainly not by your race or gender.
– Mariah Carey
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
– Joseph Campbell
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
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Silence is the last thing the world will ever hear from me.
– Marlee Matlin
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts today.
– Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Embrace the glorious mess that you are.
– Elizabeth Gilbert
Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come.
– Ellen DeGeneres
There’s nothing more powerful than not giving a f—k.
– Amy Schumer
Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined.
– Toni Morrison
How wild it was, to let it be.
– Cheryl Strayed
The only journey is the one within.
– Rainer Maria Rilke
Inspirational Quotes On Success
If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it.
– Muhammad Ali
Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.
– Ella Fitzgerald
Work hard, know your s—t, show your s—t, and then feel entitled.
– Mindy Kaling
I am experienced enough to do this. I am knowledgeable enough to do this. I am prepared enough to do this. I am mature enough to do this. I am brave enough to do this.
– Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.
Nobody built like you, you design yourself.
Weaknesses are just strengths in the wrong environment.
– Marianne Cantwell
You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.
– Deepak Chopra
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
– Michael Altshuler
When it comes to luck, you make your own.
– Bruce Springsteen
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.
I care about decency and humanity and kindness. Kindness today is an act of rebellion.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
– Mahatma Gandhi
You do not find the happy life. You make it.
– Camilla Eyring Kimball
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Do not allow people to dim your shine because they are blinded. Tell them to put some sunglasses on.
– Lady Gaga
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
You can be everything. You can be the infinite amount of things that people are.
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Quotes to inspire you to Massive Success
The best revenge is massive success.
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.
Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success.
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” — Steve Jobs
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