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List of success quotes
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This is a list of success quotes
Becoming a man of success
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
Thomas A. Edison
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed on an equal or greater benefit.
From failure to failure
Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Good man or sinner?
In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw
Man of success
Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.
Men capable of real action
Men who are capable of real action first make their plans and then go forward without hesitation while their enemies have still not made up their minds.
Not to please you
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
Reputation for wisdom
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Resolution to succeed
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Success and failure
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.
Success and hatered
Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
Success is a lousy teacher
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Success is not final
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
The mind and success
Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
The idea that success spoils people
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
W. Somerset Maugham
The lessons of failure
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The path to success
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
The starting point
Think twice before you speak
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Victory is always possible
Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.