Success Quotes

George bernard shaw - success covers a multitude of blunders....
It must be considered that there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things. For the reformer has enemies in all those who would profit by the old order, only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit by the new.
Machiavelli

I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success.
Martin Van Buren, taking over from Andrew Jackson in 1837
Replying to the tributes paid to him at a testimonial dinner, Herbert Bayard Swope said; I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure. Try to please everybody.
Author Unknown
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feathe
Any great work of art revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world - - The extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.
Leonard Bernstein

No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
J. Paul Getty
I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
George Burns
The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - - Success.
Edmund Burke
Jan ehrenwald. - ludwig von beethoven had never mastered the...
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Colin Powell
The great successful men of the world have used their imagination... they think ahead and create their mental picture in all it details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that a bit, but steadily building - - Steadily building.
Robert J. Collie
Why be a man when you can be a success.
Bertolt Brecht
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
Calvin Coolidge
The only successful substitute for brains is silence.
Unknown
Mark twain - part of the secret of success in life is to eat...
Life has. taught me not to expect success to be the inevitable result of my endeavors. She taught me to seek sustenance from the endeavor itself, but to leave the result to God.
Alan Stewart Paton
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
Earl Nightingale
Every failure is a step to success...
William Whewell
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Civilization is very much an immature and ongoing experiment, the success of which is by no means yet proven.
Colin Turnbull, anthropologist, The Human Cycle
Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow.
Author Unknown
If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.
Florence Scovel Shinn
Perseverance alone does not assure success. No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none.
I Ching
People are always asking couples whose marriage has endured at least a quarter of a century for their secret for success. Actually, it is no secret at all. I am a forgiving woman. Long ago, I forgave my husband for not being Paul Newman.
Erma Bombeck
Always aim for achievement, and forget about success.
Helen Hayes
Falsehood is never so successful as when she baits her hook with truth, and no opinions so fatally mislead us, as those that are not wholly wrong; as no watches so effectually deceive the wearer as those that are sometimes right.
C. C. Colton
Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
H. L. Mencken
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
Robert J. McKain
Nothing fails like success.
Gerald Nachman
Success has made failures of many men.
Cindy Adams
I have learned this at least by my experiment that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
In all things preserve integrity; and the consciousness of thine own uprightness will alleviate the toil of business, soften the hardness of ill - Success and disappointments, and give thee an humble confidence before God, when the ingratitude of man, or the iniquity of the times may rob thee of other rewards.
Barbara Paley
Without relationships, no matter how much wealth, fame, power, prestige and seeming success by the standards and opinions of the world one has, happiness will constantly eluded him.
Sidney Madwed
The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
Kenneth Hartley Blanchard
Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love.
David McCullough
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
Brendan Francis
Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.
James Gilmore Backus
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
Bessie A. Stanley