Quotes about success Page 2
You've got to love what you do to really make things happen.”

- Sir Philip Green (1952-), British Businessman

“I find that when you have a real interest in life and a curious life, that sleep is not the most important thing.”

- Martha Stewart (1941-), American business magnate, author, and television personality

“I don't care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don't harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you're never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.”

- Zig Ziglar (1926-2012), American author, salesman, and motivational speaker

“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”

- Babe Ruth (1895-1948), American baseball player

“Beware of undertaking too much at the start.  Be content with quite a little.   Allow for accidents.  Allow for human nature, especially your own.”

- Arnold Bennett

"There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily."


- George Washington (1732-1799), First President of the United States

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are."

- Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), 26th President of the United States

“ The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.

- Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969), Pastor

"Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers."

- Mignon McLaughlin (1913-1983), Journalist and author

“ I believe the true road to preeminent success in any line is

to make yourself master in that line. I have no faith in the

policy of scattering one's resources, and in my experience

I have rarely if ever met a man who achieved preeminence

in money making, certainly never one in manufacturing,

who was interested in many concerns.”

- Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), Industrialist


“One day we’ll look back on this and it will all seem funny.”

- Bruce Springsteen, “Rosalita”, The Wild, The Innocent and the E Street Shuffle

“From testimonials and personal experience we have enough information to conclude that its possible to design and live an extraordinary life.”

- Jim Rohn (1930-2009), Entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker

“Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.”

- Louis D. Brandeis (1956-1941), Lawyer, Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States from 1916-1939

“More chocolate chip cookies don't smell that much better than just a few.”

- Seth Godin (1960-), US Marketing Author & Blogger

“It will take you less time and less effort to do it the difficult way than it will to buy and try and discard all the shortcuts.”

- Seth Godin (1960-), US Marketing Author & Blogger

"You don’t have to live your life so that your life is suitable for small talk.  Life can be lived in ways that circumnavigate a myriad of colors and landscapes."

- Cherie Ve Ard, Partner atTwo Steps Beyond LLC

“You can do so much in 10 minutes' time .Ten minutes, once gone, are gone for good.. Divide your life into 10-minute units and sacrifice as few of them as possible in meaningless activity.”

- Ingvar Kamprad (1926-), Swedish business magnate

“Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.”

- Dan Millman (1946-), American author and lecturer

“It's the little things you do that can make a big difference. What are you attempting to accomplish? What little thing can you do today that will make you more effective? You are probably only one step away from greatness.”

- Bob Proctor, LifeSuccess Productions, L.L.C.

"When you cease to dream, you cease to live." 

- Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990),  former publisher of Forbes magazine

“Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.”

- John Wooden (1910-2010), American basketball player and coach

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

- Confucius (551-479), Chinese teacher, editor, politian, and philosopher

“Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.”

- Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), French military and political leader

“For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life.  And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.”

- John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), 35th President of the United States


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