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Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.
The highest reward for a person's toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.
Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Success is a journey, not a destination.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.
Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1.
For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut.
The only journey is the one within.
If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell em, Certainly I can! -- and get busy and find out how to do it.
We need not worry so much about what man descends from; it's what he descends to that shames the human race.
Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Character is more important than intelligence for success.
Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives. It means winning the war, not every battle.
A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
The only place you find success before work is in the dictionary.
Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting -- in the trying, not the triumph, Success is a personal standard -- reaching for the highest that is in us -- becoming all that we can be. If we do our best, we are a success. Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
If at first you don't succeed; you are running about average.
It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out...
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Work, continuous work and hard work, is the only way to accomplish results that last.
Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want.
Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow.
I would rather fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.
You don't pay the price for success. You enjoy the price for success.
We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.
Eighty percent of success is showing up.
I hope I have convinced you -- the only thing that separates successful people from the ones who aren't is the willingness to work very, very hard.
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people -- your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
Everybody loves success, but they hate successful people.
We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it's more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure.
Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.
Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
The toughest thing about being a success is that you've got to keep on being a success.
Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed.
Success... it's what you do with what you've got.
You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
He who has achieved success has worked well, laughed often and loved much.
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
Success is neither magical or mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
If a great thing can be done, it can be done easily, but this ease is like the of ease of a tree blossoming after long years of gathering strength.
There is no success without hardship.
There's always something about your success that displeases even your best friends.
Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.
Success consists of doing the common things of life uncommonly well.
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
Success is dependent upon the glands -- sweat glands.
You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you.
We fall forward to succeed.
Success, or failure, very often arrives on wings that seem mysterious to us.
If at first you don't succeed, try to hide your astonishment.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider -- and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation -- persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.
When all is said and done, success without happiness is the worst kind of failure.
Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.
To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail.
Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
No matter what you do, do it to your utmost. I always attribute my success to always requiring myself to do my level best, if only in driving a tack in straight.
To succeed means that you may have to step out of line and march to the sound of your own drummer.
The secret of success is consistency of purpose.
When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
The great recipe for success is to work, and always work.
The elevator to success is out of order. You'll have to use the stairs... one step at a time.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Success is like a fart -- only your own smells nice.
I feel that the most important requirement in success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it.
To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.
There is only one success -- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Success is not the place one arrives, but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey.
Success breeds conservatism, and that means a love affair with the status quo and an aversion to change.
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
Success is steady progress toward one's personal goals
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success covers a multitude of blunders.
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
Success is more attitude than aptitude.
The secret of success is to do all you can do without thought of success.
We don't need more strength or more ability or greater opportunity. What we need is to use what we have.
Success is not a doorway, it's a staircase.
Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
Success is peace of mind, a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming, and not just in a physical way: seek ye first the kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be yours as well.
Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.
Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction.
As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for.
Very often we are our own worst enemy as we foolishly build stumbling blocks on the path that leads to success and happiness.
My definition of success is control.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
Success doesn't come to you you go to it.
I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
It's the men behind who make the man ahead.
I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things.
To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
One principle reason why men are so often useless is that they divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits.
The real winners are not those at the top but those who have come the farthest over the toughest roads. Your victory may never make the headlines. But you will know about it, and that's what counts.
I have found it is much easier to make a success in life than to make a success of one's life.
I have got tow reasons for success and I'm standing on both of them.
Successful people are successful because they form the habits of doing those things that failures don't like to do.
The secret of success is this: there is no secret of success.
There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
The key to my success has been to give up everything for my dream.
It is more important to be of service than successful.
Failure has no friends.
Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.
The gent who wakes up and finds himself a success hasn't been asleep.
Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
Success: Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.
Success has always been a great liar.
If you're climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don't look too far up, set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don't think you're progressing until you step back and see how high you've really gone.
If at first you don't succeed, lie, lie again.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
Not in time, place, or circumstances, but in the man lies success.
Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don't even know there is a ladder.
To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.
Success, in my view, is the willingness to strive for something you really want. The person not reaching the top is no less a success than the one who achieved it, if they both sweated blood, sweat and tears and overcame obstacles and fears. The failure to be perfect does not mean you're not a success.
You must get your living by loving, or at least half your life is a failure.
Success and money have nothing in common.
A successful person is a dreamer whom someone believed in.
Success can make you go one of two ways. It can make you a prima donna, or it can smooth the edges, take away the insecurities, let the nice things come out.
Better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
The trouble comes when we try to fashion our success to the outside world's specifications even though these are not the specifications drawn up in our own hearts. For whom are we succeeding, for ourselves or for somebody else? Success, if it is to be mea
Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the vanities and conceits germinated by success. When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
You can have anything in the world you want if you'll just help enough other people get what they want.
Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.
Success; to be able to do your very best in everything you do.
Competition brings efficiency. True! Competition with yourself, rather than others, brings more efficiency.
Always Choose Hard Target, to get reliable and permanent Success
Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field.
Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.
Success is the one unpardonable sin against one's fellows.
The measure of a man's success must be according to his ability. The advancement he makes from the station in which he was born gives the degree of his success.
Too often the shortcut, the line of least resistance, is responsible for evanescent and unsatisfactory success.
A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.
Few people are successful unless a lot of other people want them to be.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in life, clearly discerns his object, and towards that object habitually directs his powers. Even genius itself is but fine observation strengthened by fixity of purpose. Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.
Success is important only to the extent that it puts one in a position to do more things one likes to do.
It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
Success makes success, like money makes money.
There is no fate that plans men's lives. Whatever comes to us, good or bad, is usually the result of our own action or lack of action.
Behind every successful man you'll find a woman who has nothing to wear.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.
Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing. [On the prospects for his 1997 movies The Rainmaker and Good Will Hunting]
The road to success runs uphill.
Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.
Success is the child of audacity.
Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
Be awfully nice to them going up, because you're gonna meet them all coming down.
Success is not something you get out of what you do.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But speaking for myself, I can honestly say this is not so... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
A strenuous soul hates cheap success.
If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it be in the woods.
There is no way to success in art but to take off your coat, grind paint, and work like a digger on the railroad, all day and every day.
What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.
When I am delivering my very best, then that is when I feel successful.
There are opportunities everywhere, just as there have always been...
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
Success is the sum of details.
Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful.
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
My definition of success is total self acceptance. We can obtain all of the material possessions we desire quite easily, however, attempting to change our deepest thoughts and learning to love ourselves is a monumental challenge. We may achieve success in our business lives but it never quite means as much if we do not feel good inside. Once we feel good about ourselves inside we can genuinely lend ourselves to others.
Would you live with ease, do what you should, and not what you please. Success has ruined many a man.
Don't expect mangoes when you plant papayas.
Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.
Success with money, family, relationships, health, and careers is the ability to reach your personal objectives in the shortest time, with the least effort and with the fewest mistakes. The goals you set for yourself and the strategies you choose become your blueprint or plan. Strategies are like recipes: choose the right ingredients, mix them in the correct proportions, and you will always produce the same predictable results: in this case financial success. The success strategies for managing money and building wealth are called Money Strategies. By learning to use money strategies as a part of your day-to-day life, financial frustration and failure will become a thing of the past.
On the pinnacle of success man does not stand firm long.
From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
When you are making a success of something, it's not work. It's a way of life. You enjoy yourself because you are making your contribution to the world.
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve.
The real superstar is a man or a woman raising six kids on $150 a week.
You never become a howling success by just howling.
If a guy has a really good success pattern, I'll go along with him if he says he can go to the moon on Scotch tape.
Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win -- essential to success.
Subdue fate by exerting human strength to the maximum; and if, when the effort has been made and success is not achieved, no one else can be blamed.
I'm always making a comeback but nobody ever tells me where I've been.
There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
To give your best is to receive the best.
We claim that any man who is honest, fair, tolerant, kind, charitable, and well-behaved is a success. No matter what his station in life.
Anything that interferes with individual progress ultimately will retard group progress.
Every successful man I have heard of has done the best he could with conditions as he found them...
How a person masters his fate is more important than what his fate is.
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Our business in life is not to get ahead of others, but to get ahead of ourselves -- to break our own records, to outstrip our yesterday by our today.
Strategy is a style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring future success.
Success and suffering are vitally and organically linked. If you succeed without suffering, it is because someone suffered for you; if you suffer without succeeding, it is in order that someone else may succeed after you.
Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition -- in having put forth the best within you
It is tragic that Howard Hughes had to die to prove that he was alive.
Success is a matter of viewpoint. The pessimist sees the bottle as half empty. The optimist sees it as half full.
Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom.
If at first you don't succeed, take the tax loss.
This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.
The Lord gave us two ends -- one to sit on and the other to think with. Success depends on which one we use the most.
Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you.
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do.
If, at first, you do succeed, try to hide your astonishment.
Success is that old A B C; ability, breaks, and courage.
To have known the best, and to have known it for the best, is success in life.
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.
The only certain means of is to render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, -- this is happiness, this is success.
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage... true success follows every right step.
Opportunities? They are all around us... There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous, on the contrary, it makes them for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel.
Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That's dedication.
If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this; enjoy it but never quite believe it.
I think that at some point in your life you realize you don't have to worry if you do everything you're supposed to do right. Or if not right, if you do it the best you can... what can worry do for you? You are already doing the best you can.
Success is like war and like charity in religion, it covers a multitude of sins.
We must be the epitome-the embodiment-of success. We must radiate success before it will come to us. We must first become mentally, from an attitude standpoint, the people we wish to become.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
It is harder for a poor man to be successful than it is for a rich man.
Success tempts many to their ruin.
The successful man is prosperous, because he has developed ninety-five percent of his ability. The failure is poor, because only five percent of his natural talents have been utilized.
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
What is a big shot except a little shot that kept on shooting.
If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure.
I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -- and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Success doesn't suck.
Success tends to go not to the person who is error-free, because he also tends to be risk-averse. Rather it goes to the person who recognizes that life is pretty much a percentage business. It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
Success by the laws of competition signifies a victory over others by obtaining the direction and profits of their work. This is the real source of all great riches.
He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
The man who has done his best has done everything.
Here is the basic rule for winning success. Let's mark it in the mind and remember it. The rule is: Success depends on the support of other people. The only hurdle between you and what you want to be in is the support of other people.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success consecrates the most offensive crimes.
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
The two leading recipes for success are building a better mousetrap and finding a bigger loophole.
You have not lived a perfect day... unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
Success, remember is the reward of toil.
Success is transient, evanescent. The real passion lies in the poignant acquisition of knowledge about all the shading and subtleties of the creative secrets.
The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each one.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.
One only gets to the top rung of the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you--suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, Well, I'll have a go, too.
To try is all. It matters not if one succeeds or fails outwardly.
We were born to succeed, not to fail.
Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Do not let yourselves be discouraged or embittered by the smallness of the success you are likely to achieve in trying to make life better. You certainly would not be able, in a single generation, to create an earthly paradise. Who could expect that? But, if you make life ever so little better, you will have done splendidly, and your lives will have been worthwhile.
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.
Success depends on our using, and not opposing...