The 40 Best Success Quotes

The 40 Best Success Quotes That Will Motivate You to Get to the Top

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

Success Quotes

Success can mean many things depending on who you ask. We all have different purposes and meanings in life, but one thing is clear: success doesn't come overnight and we have to fight to achieve our goals, no matter which ones we have set. It is important to bear in mind that it may not be easy and that the path can get rough sometimes, but that we have to carry on no matter what.

If we don't do it, there is nobody that will do it for us, so you better get to work. If you don't know where to start, today is your lucky day. We have compiled these success quotes to motivate you to follow and achieve your goals.

1“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”

Salvador Dali

2“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

3"Success is not in what you have, but who you are."

Bo Bennett

4"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."

Colin Powell

5"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation."

Herman Melville

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

Walt Disney

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

Hayley Williams

8"If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success."

Malcolm X

9"Don't let yesterday take up too much of today."

Will Rogers

10"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."


11"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."

Colin R. Davis

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

Steve Maraboli

13"The secret of success is constancy of purpose."

Benjamin Disraeli

14"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up."

Vince Lombardi

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

Bruce Lee

16"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it."

Henry David Thoreau

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

Coco Chanel

18"The true success is the person who invented himself."

Al Goldstein

19"If you are working on something that you really care about, you don't have to be pushed. The vision pulls you."

Steve Jobs

20"Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."

Swami Sivananda

21"Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble."

Shah Rukh Khan

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

Mark Twain

23“Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.”

Roy T. Bennett

24"We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated."

Maya Angelou

25"Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success."

C.S. Lewis

26"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."

John D. Rockefeller

27"Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion."

Tony Hsieh

28"We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."

Marie Curie

29"If something is wrong, fix it now. But train yourself not to worry, worry fixes nothing."

Ernest Hemingway

30“A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.”

Bob Dylan

31"The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything."

Warren Buffett

32"My success is not who I am."

Judith Guest

33"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do."

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

34"One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."

Arthur Ashe

35“If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault.”

Orson Scott

36"To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction, is to live twice."

Kahlil Gibran

37"We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action."

Henry Link

38"The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do."


39"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

40“The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.”

Criss Jami