Success Quotes

Success Quotes

H. L. Mencken Historian: an unsuccessful novelist.
Quentin Crisp Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
M. Cartmill As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.
Whitney Houston I decided long ago never to walk in anyone?s shadow. If I fail, if I succeed, at least I?ll live as I believe.
Jonathan Swift Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
Reggie Leach Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Rita Rudner In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Aaron Nimzovich How could I lose to such an idiot?
Dwight D. Eisenhower We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
Charlie McCarthy Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Robert Ardrey Human war has been the most successful of our cultural traditions.
Napoleon Bonaparte From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.
Gerald Nachman Nothing fails like success.
Nancy Astor The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Timothy Leary Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
Kurt Lewin A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
Bette Davis I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.
Mark Twain Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
Carl Sagan The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
Mary Kay Ash People fail forward to success.
Henry David Thoreau We were born to succeed, not to fail
Tennessee Williams Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Dale Carnegie Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get
Malcolm Forbes Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat

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