Quotes About Success

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Steve Maraboli
“The greatest love stories are not those in which love is only spoken, but those in which it is acted upon.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Steve Maraboli
“Do not dilute the truth of your potential. We often convince ourselves that we cannot change, that we cannot overcome the circumstances of our lives. That is simply not true. You have been blessed with immeasurable power to make positive changes in your life. But you can't just wish it, you can't just hope it, you can't just want it... you have to LIVE it, BE it, DO it.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Chris Hadfield
“Early success is a terrible teacher. You're essentially being rewarded for a lack of preparation, so when you find yourself in a situation where you must prepare, you can't do it. You don't know how.”
Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

Portia de Rossi
“I don't know where this pressure came from. I can't blame my parents because it has always felt internal. Like any other parent, my mother celebrated the A grades and the less-than-A grades she felt there was no need to tell anybody about. But not acknowledging the effort that ended in a less than perfect result impacted me as a child. If I didn't win, then we wouldn't tell anyone that I had even competed to save us the embarrassment of acknowledging that someone else was better. Keeping the secret made me think that losing was something to be ashamed of, and that unless I was sure I was going to be the champion there was no point in trying. And there was certainly no point to just having fun.”
Portia de Rossi, Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain

Rodolfo Costa
“When you experience a negative circumstance or event, do not dwell on it. Be proactive — put your attention on what you need to do to bring the situation to a positive result.”
Rodolfo Costa, Advice My Parents Gave Me: and Other Lessons I Learned from My Mistakes

Winston S. Churchill
“It's no use saying, "We are doing our best." You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.”
Winston S. Churchill

Walter Pater
“To burn always with this hard gemlike flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.”
Walter Pater, The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry

Steve Maraboli
“What good has impatience ever brought? It has only served as the mother of mistakes and the father of irritation.”
Steve Maraboli

T. Scott McLeod
“Success doesn't come to you; you go to it.”
T. Scott McLeod

Shannon A. Thompson
“Remember how far you’ve come, and you won’t have to rely on a destiny for your future. It will come on your own.”
Shannon A. Thompson, Seconds Before Sunrise

Karl Lagerfeld
“The French say you get hungry when you’re eating, and I get inspired when I’m working. It’s my engine”
Karl Lagerfeld

Steve Maraboli
“If at first you don’t succeed, you’re doing it wrong. Learn from the experience. Try again, but with a different approach.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Booker T. Washington
“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals.”
Booker T. Washington

Steve Maraboli
“When you are just EXISTING, life happens to you… and you manage; when you are truly LIVING, you happen to life… and you lead.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Bobby Orr
“There are no environments where you're only going to win, because life just isn't like that.”
Bobby Orr

Steve Maraboli
“This moment is yours and yours alone! Take charge, seize this moment and allow it to propel you to the high levels of an empowered life. Allow upon this fertile moment to be planted the seeds of your happiness and success.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Steve Maraboli
“The people we consider successful in our society are all people that seize every moment and make the best of each situation.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Success has always been the greatest liar - and the "work" itself is a success; the great statesman, the conqueror, the discoverer is disguised by his creations, often beyond recognition; the "work," whether of the artist or the philosopher, invents the man who has created it, who is supposed to have create it; "great men," as they are venerated, are subsequent pieces of wretched minor fiction”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Steve Maraboli
“It is important that when we make a resolution, or establish a goal, that we take the ACTION necessary to accomplish that goal.”
Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

“If at first you don't succeed, remove all evidence you ever tried. ”
David Brent

نجلاء حسن
“بربك لا تبكِ بكاء المظلوم !
إن زرت أوطاني يوماً ولمحت نوافذ إنتظاري مغلقة
وأبواب فقدي لك مؤصدة ،
بربك لا تبكِ بكاء المظلوم !
إن إحتفلوا بيوم ميلادك وبحثت عن صوتي بينهم ..
ولم تجده ؟ وبحثت عن هداياي من بين هداياهم ولم تصلك”
نجلاء حسن, قلب صام عن هوى الرجال

“Many people succeed when others do not believe in them. But rarely does a person succeed when he does not believe in himself.”
Herb True

Sherry Thomas
“The success of my rule does not rely on my ability to recite obscure Latin verse.”
Sherry Thomas, The Burning Sky

“Success and failure, ultimately, have little to do with living the gospel. Jesus just stood with the outcasts until they were welcomed or until he was crucified — whichever came first.”
Gregory J. Boyle, Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion

“You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.”
Denis Waitley

Jonathan Tropper
“If at first you don't succeed, lower you expectations”
Jonathan Tropper, This is Where I Leave You

Richard Branson
“to be successful, you have to be out there, you have to hit the ground running”
Richard Branson, Losing My Virginity: How I've Survived, Had Fun, and Made a Fortune Doing Business My Way

Evelyn Waugh
“Success in this world depends on knowing exactly how little effort each job is worth...distribution of energy...”
Evelyn Waugh, Vile Bodies

Paulo Freire
“In a situation of manipulation, the Left is almost always tempted by a “quick return to power,” forgets the necessity of joining with the oppressed to forge an organization, and strays into an impossible “dialogue” with the dominant elites. It ends by being manipulated by these elites, and not infrequently itself falls in an elitist game, which it calls “realism.”

Manipulation, like the conquest whose objectives it serves, attempts to anesthetize the people so they will not think. For if the people join to their presence in the historical process critical thinking about that process, the threat of their emergence materializes in revolution…One of the methods of manipulation is to inoculate individuals with the bourgeois appetite for personal success. This manipulation is sometimes carried out directly by the elites and sometimes indirectly, through populist leaders.”
Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed

L. Frank Baum
“Stunt dwarf or destroy the imagination of a child and you have taken away its chances of success in life. Imagination transforms the commonplace into the great and creates the new out of the old.”
L. Frank Baum

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