103 Inspirational Quotes By Famous People On Success

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Success is not a destination. It’s a process, and it starts with tiny steps. Every day we must try again to be our best selves. It is not something that can be achieved overnight, but it is the outcome of months and years of hard work and dedication to oneself. Successful people know that there is no such thing as a quick fix – life is full of challenges and obstacles that need to be overcome to reach the next level.

Every individual has their definition of what success means to them, and we need to know what our definition is if we are going to achieve anything in life. Here are some of the most inspiring quotes by famous people. They’ll inspire you to work hard for your goals so you can live your dreams!

103 Inspirational Quotes By Famous People On Success

1. “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.” ~ Donald Trump

2. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” ~ Peter F Drucker

3. “Whether you think that you can, or that you can’t, you are usually right.” ~ Henry Ford

4. “If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.” ~ Katharine Hepburn

5. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

6. “I refuse to accept other people’s ideas of happiness for me. As if there’s a one size fits all standard for happiness.” ~ Kanye West

7. “Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” ~ Lucille Ball

8. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

9. “Great thoughts speak only to the thoughtful mind, but great actions speak to all mankind.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

10. “The path to success is to take massive, determined action.” ~ Tony Robbins

11. “The world is what YOU think of it, so think of it DIFFERENTLY and your life will change.” ~ Paul Arden

12. “No matter how hard you kick, no matter how high you get, you can’t go all the way around.” ~ John Green

13. “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.” ~ Sheryl Sandberg

14. “Success isn’t easy, and that’s a good thing – at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous!” ~ David Fairweather

15. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt

16. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ~ Chinese Proverb

17. “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” ~ Walt Disney

18. “Mediocrity will never do. You are capable of something better.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

19. “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love.” ~ Albert Einstein

20. “Short cuts make long delays.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien

21. “In this life, when you deny someone an apology, you will remember it at time you beg forgiveness.” ~ Toba Beta

22. “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” ~ J.K.Rowling

23. “You have as much laughter as you have faith.” ~ Martin Luther

24. “If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan.” ~ Claire Cook

25. “Never rest on your laurels. Nothing wilts faster than a laurel sat upon.” ~ Mary Kay

26. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

27. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

28. “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~ Lao Tzu

29. “It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” ~ Confucius

30. “When our memories outweigh our dreams, it is then that we become old.” ~ Bill Clinton

31. “Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” ~ John F. Kennedy

32. “Always do right, that will gratify some and astonish the rest.” ~ Mark Twain

33. “As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” ~ Bill Gates

34. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.” ~ Michael Jordan

35. “If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” ~ James Cameron

36. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ~ Robert Frost

37. “Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” ~ William Faulkner

38. “A great man is always willing to be little.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

39. “Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” ~ Elvis Presley

40. “The ability to influence people without irritating them is the most profitable skill you can learn.” ~ Napoleon Hill

41. “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston Churchill

42. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.” ~ Dhirubhai Ambani

43. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

44. “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” ~ Desmond Tutu

45. “Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again.” ~ Joseph Campbell

46. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure… but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” ~ Francis Chan

47. “Originality is nothing but judicious imitation.” ~ Voltaire

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

49. “Never let your past decisions determine your future outcome.” ~ Mark Dudley

50. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

51. “Life without purpose is meaningless.” ~ Amy Torres

52. “Desire, burning desire, is basic to achieving anything beyond the ordinary.” ~ Joseph B. Wirthlin

53. “As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

54. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” –Napoleon Hill

55. “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

56. “To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld

57. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.” ~ Buddha

58. “You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.” ~ Marissa Mayer

59. “Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.” ~ Coco Chanel

60. “Don’t settle for what life gives you; make life better and build something.” ~ Ashton Kutcher

61. “Only those who play to win. Only those who risk to win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary.” ~ Iveta Cherneva

62. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

63. “The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” ~ Plato

64. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” ~ Bill Gates

65. “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” ~ Bruce Lee

66. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

67. “Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” ~ Stephen Covey

68. “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” ~ Henry Ford

69. “Remember that no matter how cool you think you may be, you’re not cool enough to look down on anyone…ever.” ~ Paul Walker

70. “If you want something out of life you have to go out there and get it, because it is not just going to be given to you.” ~ Kelvin Waites

71. “Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is youer than you!” ~ Dr. Seuss

72. “Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life is too short to think small.” ~ Tim Ferriss

73. “Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.” ~ Og Mandino

74. “Happiness doesn’t come from doing what we like to do but from liking what we have to do.” ~ Wilferd Peterson

75. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

76. “Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” ~ Denis Waitley

77. “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill

78. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

79. “People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” ~ Edmund Hillary

80. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” ~ Vince Lombardi

81. “It’s not how much you have that makes people look up to you, it’s who you are.” ~ Elvis Presley

82. “Use what talent you possess – the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.” ~ Henry van Dyke

83. “Ask not what your country can do for you, but ask what you can do for your country.” ~ J.F. Kennedy

84. “Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.” ~ Oscar Wilde

85. “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.” ~ William Shakespeare

86. “We should love unquenchably, dream unfalteringly, and work unceasingly.” ~ Max Lucado

87. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

88. “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” ~ Malcolm X

89. “Your dreams are ballbusters; they’re not the yellow brick road.” ~ Kelly Cutrone

90. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” ~ T. S. Eliot

91. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

92. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” ~ Franklin Roosevelt

93. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

94. “Every man dies, but not every man really lives.” ~ Braveheart

95. “No one can give you your goals. No one can dig for you. This is your journey.” ~ Warren Philip Gates

96. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.” ~ Henry Ford

97. “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” ~ Billy Wilder

98. “We don’t want to tell our dreams. We want to show them.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo

99. “You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle.” ~ William J. Clinton

100. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” ~ Bill Cosby

101. “It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” ~ George Washington

102. “Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.” ~ Margaret Mead

103. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” ~ Christopher Reeve

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