72 Inspiring Motivational Quotes On Success

Let’s face it, we all want to succeed right? This exactly what these motivational quotes on success will help you to do. Constantly in the news we are hearing negative stories and over time all this information we feed ourselves can have a lasting effect on our mental well being. Therefore a few minutes you spend reading these motivational quotes on success will be worthwhile in planting a more positive mindset. Afterall as James Allen says, ‘as a man thinketh so is he’!

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motivational quotes on success

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. –Steve Jobs

motivational quotes on success

If you are offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. -Sheryl Sandberg

motivational quotes on success

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

motivational quotes on successI do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself. Mikhail Baryshnikov

Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.- Winston Churchill

Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.-Jim Rohn

Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.-Brian Tracy

People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.-Tony Robbins

motivational quotes on success

Hope is like the sun, which as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. -Samuel Smiles

motivational quotes on success

Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day. -Thornton Wilder

motivational quotes on success

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls. -Winston Churchill

motivational quotes on success

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. -Benjamin Franklin

Winston Churchill that it is not too late, we are still captains of our souls!! What a great motivational quote on success. This empowers us not to give up. If you were thinking of throwing in the towel, now is not yet the time. Keep on persevering.

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.-Charles F Kettering

Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.-Stephen King

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail-Abraham Maslow

Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.-Chris Grosser

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.-Albert Einstein

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.-Napoleon Hill

motivational quotes on success

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. -George S Patton

motivational quotes on success

Deficiency motivation doesn’t work. It will lead to a life long pursuit of try to fix me. Learn to appreciate what you have and where and who you are. Wayne Dyer

Which motivational quote on success did you find inspiring the most? Please share in the comment section below. It is great to start a conversation!

Motivational Quotes on Success 21-40

The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.-Colin R. Davis

Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.-Zig Zaglar

The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.-Rory L Smith

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.-Thomas J Watson

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.-Herman Cain

You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction-George Lorimer

However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.- Stephen Hawking

The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, ‘The children are now working as if I did not exist.- Maria Montessori
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.- Bill Gates

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.- Michael Jordan 

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.- Bruce Lee

The starting point of achievement is desire.- Napoleon Hill 

motivational quotes on success

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, vicotry comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Og Mandino

motivational quotes on success

Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. Thomas Paine

A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.- Mark Twain

All you need in this life is ign-orance and confidence, and then success is sure.- Mark Twain 

It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. -Winston Churchill

If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.– Malcolm X

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.- John F Kennedy

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.– Confucius

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.- Oscar Wilde

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. –Vince Lombardi

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.- Vince Lombardi

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.- Henry Ford

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.-John Wooden 

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.-Napoleon Hill

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.- Emily Dickinson

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.- Miguel De Cervantes

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.- Swami Vivekananda

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.- Louis Pasteur

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.- Winston Churchill

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.-Maya Angelou

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.-Abraham Lincoln

We should measure welfare’s success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.-Ronald Reagan

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.- Theodore Roosevelt

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.-Franklin D Roosevelt


Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.- George S Patton

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.- Zig Zaglar

Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.-Sun Tzu

Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.-Aeschylus


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motivational quotes on success

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes. -Louis Pasteur

motivational quotes on success

The best activities for your health are pumping and humping. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.-Booker T Washington

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.-Booker T Washington

Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.-Vince Lombardi

Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent’s pressure, and the temporary failures.-Vince Lombardi

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.-W.C. Fields

Success is dependent on effort.- Sophocles

What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.- Bob Dylan

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.- Saint Augustine

Action is the foundational key to all success.- Pablo Picasso

Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.- Niccollo Machiavelli

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

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.- Dale Carnegie

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.- Dale Carnegie

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same- Audrey Hepburn

Diligence is the mother of good fortune.- Benjamin Disraeli

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.- Benjamin Disraeli

Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.- Jim Rohn

Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.- Jim Rohn


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motivational quotes on success

Learned helplessness is the giving up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the believe that whatever you do doesn’t matter. -Arnold Schwarzenegger

motivational quotes on success

To do is to be. Descartes To be is to do. Voltaire Do be do be do. -Frank Sinatra

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.- Ayn Rand

Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.-William James

Success – keeping your mind awake and your desire asleep.- Walter Scott

We tend to live up to our expectations.- Earl Nightingale 

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts. -Marcus Aurelius

Ability may get you there, but it takes character to keep you there. -Steve Wonder

You just can’t beat the person who never gives up. -Babe Ruth

People who have goals succeed because they know where they’re going. It’s that simple. –Earl Nightingale

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. -Neale Donald Walsch

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice you have. -Bob Marley

Through these great motivational quotes on success, the great leaders of this world have literally given you a pep talk. So go ahead and face the day ahead with confidence and may their words of wisdom carry you through. Thanks for stopping by, remember to sharing is caring so please spread the word!