Success And Failure Quotes

Quotes tagged as "success-and-failure" (showing 1-21 of 21)
Eric Hoffer
“Nature of the Desire for Change:

There is in us a tendency to locate the shaping forces of our existence outside ourselves. Success and failure are unavoidably related in our minds with the state of things around us. Hence it is that people with a sense of fulfillment think it a good world and would like to conserve it as it is, while the frustrated favor radical change. The tendency to look for all causes outside ourselves persists even when it is clear that our state of being is the product of personal qualities such as ability, character, appearance, health and so on. “If anything ail a man,” says Thoreau, “so that he does not perform his functions, if he have a pain in his bowels even … he forthwith sets about reforming—the world.”

It is understandable that those who fail should incline to blame the world for their failure. The remarkable thing is that the successful, too, however much they pride themselves on their foresight, fortitude, thrift and other “sterling qualities,” are at bottom convinced that their success is the result of a fortuitous combination of circumstances. The self-confidence of even the consistently successful is never absolute. They are never sure that they know all the ingredients which go into the making of their success. The outside world seems to them a precariously balanced mechanism, and so long as it ticks in their favor they are afraid to tinker with it. Thus the resistance to change and the ardent desire for it spring from the same conviction, and the one can be as vehement as the other.”
Eric Hoffer, The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements

Jon Skovron
“If you believe you will succeed, there is always a chance you might. But if you believe that you will fail, then you will always fail. Never allow yourself to lose before you begin.”
Jon Skovron, Hope and Red

Lindsey Rietzsch
“As for your failures - stop calling them failures. Refer to them as "experiences". That's all they really are - just experiences.”
Lindsey Rietzsch, Successful Failures: Recognizing the Divine Role That Opposition Plays in Life's Quest for Success

Lauren Graham
“Of all the lists I’ve made of goals, and all the visions I’ve had, it never before occurred to me that I could be this specific, that I could aspire to a goal actually measurable in inches. I wonder if this is how successful people do it. I wonder if the difference between success and failure could more accurately be described in the waist sizes for jeans.”
Lauren Graham, Someday, Someday, Maybe

Lindsey Rietzsch
“Once a person has declared "failure", they cease to look for the alternate open door. When in reality it was just inches away and wide open.”
Lindsey Rietzsch, Successful Failures: Recognizing the Divine Role That Opposition Plays in Life's Quest for Success

“Failure Is Not Permanent, So Is The Success. So, Don't Look Down Upon People Who Are Failed While You're Succeeded. Table Can Turn Anytime. Be Gentle To Every Creation, It Ain't Cost A Thing....”
Muhammad Imran Hasan

Ken Poirot
“At that darkest moment, while drowning in the Abyss of Emotional Bankruptcy, reflect on this universal truth: the difference between success and failure is one more time.”
Ken Poirot

Robert Goolrick
“Success has a million musical nuances. Failure is only the monotonous banging of a brass gong.”
Robert Goolrick, The Fall of Princes

Debasish Mridha
“Success comes to those who are so focused on their purpose that they are oblivious about failures.”
Debasish Mridha

“There are some people who wait eagerly for the fall of a just man so they can use his fall to justify their flaws, but Proverbs twenty four sixteen shall always stand!”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Israelmore Ayivor
“The rise or fall, success or failure of your dreams is largely dependent on the association you build yourself around.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

“90% of Startups fail.

Come in to be the 90% until we shift to rest 10%. ;)”
Prerak Trivedi

Lindsey Rietzsch
“When its no longer just about you and the sake of succeeding just to succeed, you will see miracles happen!”
Lindsey Rietzsch, Successful Failures: Recognizing the Divine Role That Opposition Plays in Life's Quest for Success

Israelmore Ayivor
“You can’t work with people you hate and succeed. At least, you won’t get the optimum of what you would have obtained when you work with people you love.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Debasish Mridha
“Burn your fear of failure with the fire of desire so that you may open the door of success.”
Debasish Mridha

Debasish Mridha
“If there are no barriers to cross or demons to slay in the journey to reach your desired destination, how can you call it a success?”
Debasish Mridha

Debasish Mridha
“I have lived a life of success and failure, lows and highs. I have enjoyed every moment that I am not fearful of death.”
Debasish Mridha

T.J. Kirk
“No one accomplishes anything if they decide before they begin that the task is too difficult. I'd rather attempt the impossible and fail than consign myself to failure before even making the attempt.”
T.J. Kirk

“When you are able to face success and failure with
equanimity, take it for granted that you are living
the life of a winner!”
Prof Basu Mali, Motivational Speaker, NFLP (USA)