25 Motivational Success Quotes That Will Make You More Successful

Motivational Success Quotes

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

-Winston S. Churchill

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much;
Who has enjoyed the trust of pure women, the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children;
Who has filled his niche and accomplished his task;
Who has never lacked appreciation of Earth’s beauty or failed to express it;
Who has left the world better than he found it,
Whether an improved poppy, a perfect poem, or a rescued soul;
Who has always looked for the best in others and given them the best he had;
Whose life was an inspiration;
Whose memory a benediction.”

-Bessie Anderson Stanley

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.”

-Herbert Bayard Swope

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it.”

-W.C. Fields

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

-Albert Einstein

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

-Herman Melville

“Dare to Be

When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.

When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.

When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.

When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.

When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.

When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.

When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.

When times are tough, dare to be tougher.

When love hurts you, dare to love again.

When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.

When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.

When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.

When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.

When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.

When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.

Dare to be the best you can 

At all times, Dare to be!”

-Steve Maraboli




“So be sure when you step, Step with care and great tact. And remember that life’s A Great Balancing Act. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed) Kid, you’ll move mountains.”

-Dr. Seuss

“Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get”

-W.P. Kinsella

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”

-Bette Midler

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.”

-Steve Maraboli

“Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.”

-Salvador Dalí

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“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

-Winston S. Churchill

“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”

Albert Einstein

“Anyone whose goal is ‘something higher’ must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.”

-Milan Kundera

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”

-Coco Chanel

“I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.”

-Abraham Lincoln

“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.”

-Steve Maraboli

“Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand”

-Hayley Williams

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

-Oliver Goldsmith

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ”

-Walt Disney Company

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

-Truman Capote

“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.”

-Mark Twain

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

-Leonardo da Vinci

“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.”

-Friedrich Nietzsche

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