How do you find success? These experts have an answer for you.

1. "Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." - Henry Ford

2. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill

3. "Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life--think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success." - Swami Vivekananda

4. "Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value." - Albert Einstein

5. "No one is going to hand me success. I must go out and get it myself. That's why I'm here. To dominate. To conquer. Both the world, and myself." - Unknown

6. "Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else." - Les Brown

7. "Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success." - Dale Carnegie

8. "A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success." - Joyce Brothers

9. To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart." - Sr. Thomas Watson

10. "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure." - Mark Twain

11. "Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable." - Coco Chanel

12. "Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve." - Napoleon Hill

13. "Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose." - G. K. Nielson

14. "Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." - Thomas Jefferson

15. "Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius." - An Wang

16. "Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. Attitude is everything." - J. D'Angelo

17. "When love and determination work together expect a masterpiece." - Tamz

18. "If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission." - Anonymous

19. Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." - Eleanor Roosevelt

20. "Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion." - Tony Hsieh

21. "There's no such thing as overnight success." - Malcolm Gladwell

22. "To have success, you can't let failure stop you. To have great success, you can't let success stop you." - Robert Brault

23. "Eighty percent of success is showing up." - Woody Allen

24. "How we see failure, how we look at challenges, how we set goals--so in the end it is a combination of things not just one thing that will contribute to our success!" - Catherine Pulsifer

25. "Discipline is in fact the key that unlocks success and attracts opportunity." - David Khalil

26. "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing." - Abraham Lincoln

27. "Things work out best for those who make the best of the way things work out." - John Wooden

28. "The secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up." - Albert Schweitzer

29. "If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary." - Jim Rohn

30. "Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be." - George Sheehan

31. "Success comes in cans; failure in can'ts." - Wilfred Peterson

32. "You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." - Mae West

33. "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

34. I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--it is: Try to please everybody." - Herbert Bayard Swope

35. "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." - Robert Collier

36. "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed." - Booker T. Washington

37. "Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity." - William Menninger

38. "Take the time to understand what's behind your success. It's the best way to ensure it will continue." - Stuart Levine

39. "Never forget, no matter how hard life seems, no matter how bad you are treated, you will change the world. If you don't think so, you are wrong because everyone is special in their own ways."  - Michael Headrick

40. The next time you take on a challenge you don't need luck. You need confidence, determination and the will to get it done." - Eric Eisenberg

41. "Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." - Samuel Johnson

42. "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt

43. "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill

44. "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi

45. "The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore." - Dale Carnegie

46. "The secret of success is consistency of purpose." - Benjamin Disraeli

47. "The secret of your success is hidden in your daily habits." - Mike Murdock

48. "Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve." - Mary Kay Ash

49. "The only thing worse than starting something and failing is not starting something." - Seth Godin

50. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle." - Steve Jobs

Published on: Mar 31, 2016
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