Quotes from Successful People

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.” Abraham Lincoln

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” -Albert Schweitzer

“Making our mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. 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 thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” -Frank Lloyd Wright

“I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” -Henry David Thoreau

“If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford

“The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk. -J. C. Penny

“I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.” -Margaret Mead

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

“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” -Warren Buffet

“A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” -Bob Dylan

“Actually, I’m an overnight success. But it took twenty years.” -Monty Hall

“Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.” -Sir Winston Churchill

“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.” -General George S. Patton

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.” -Woody Allen

“Success is something you attract by the person you become.” -John Earl Shoaff, Businessman and Jim Rohn’s Mentor

“If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.” -Thomas Watson, Sr., President IBM, 1920’s to 1950’s

“Try not to become a man of success but a man of value.” -Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

“The formula for success is a few simple disciplines practiced every day.” -Jim Rohn, America’s Business Philosopher

“You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” -Zig Ziglar, Author and Motivational Speaker

"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing." -Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA

“Act now, for now is all you have.” -Og Mandino, Inspirational Author

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” -Pablo Picasso, Painter and Sculptor

“The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that's always been my philosophy” -Peter Lynch, Investor and Author

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams!” -Henry David Thoreau, Author, Poet, and Philosopher

“There is a world of difference between knowing what to do and actually doing it.” -Bill Phillips, Entrepreneur and author

“What we think, we become.” -Buddha

“Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it.” -Napoleon Hill, Personal Success Author

“All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.” -James Allen, Self Help Author

“For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” -William Shakespeare, Author and Playwright

“A man is literally what he thinks.” -James Allen, Self Help Author

“Change your thoughts and you change the world." -Norman Vincent Peale, Preacher and Author

"All of our behavior results from the thoughts that preceded it.” -Dr. Wayne Dyer, Self Help Author and Speaker

“There are only two ways to live your life. One, is as though there are no miracles. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” -Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist

"You are today where your thoughts have brought you. You will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you" -James Allen, Self help Author

"By thought, the thing you want is brought to you. By action, you receive it." -Wallace D. Wattles, Self Help Author

“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't, you're right!” -Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company

“As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big.” -Donald Trump, Entrepreneur and Author

“You have to think big to be big.” -Claude M. Bristol, Journalist and Self Help Author

“Life is to short to be little.” -David J. Schwartz, David. J. Schwartz, Ph.D., Author and Self Help Guru

“Big thinking precedes great achievement." -Wilferd Peterson, Author

“There is a good side to every situation.” -David. J. Schwartz, Ph.D., Author and Self Help Guru

“I dare you to think bigger, to act bigger, and to be bigger. I dare you to think creatively. I dare you to lead and inspire others. I dare you to build character. I dare you to share. And I promise you a richer and more exciting life if you do!” -William Danforth, Author of I Dare You