Success quotes are amazing quotes. Famous success quotes inspire us to do great things. The motivate us to dig deeper & mover faster. But what is success exactly? How do you define success?
Success is “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose”, as the Oxford dictionary states. It’s that mythical finish line we cross when we accomplish our goals. It’s something we all aim for.
There are times however when we need a little inspirational or motivational support to keep our journey towards success going.
I love famous success quotes!
Success quotes are mini stories about success.
These amazing quotes motivate you to keep going, work harder, dig deeper, ….
Over the years I collected over 500 famous success quotes. They are part of my awesome quotes series with my all time amazing quotes in 12 categories.
Success Quotes and Sayings
Here, you will find my 25 all time amazing success quotes and sayings in 3 different formats and 15 success definitions:
- Success quotes video (thanks Axelle!)
- Success quotes infographic
- Amazing Success quotes list with images
- And finally, 15 success definitions
PS: success quotes images included in part 3
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25 Success Quotes [Video]
This amazing video was made by visual artist Axelle from Axellerator.
25 Inspirational Success Quotes [Infographic]
Here’s an infographic with 25 great success quotes.
Famous Success Quotes Infographic at jeroen-de-flander.com
Great Success Quotes Images from 1-10
1. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ―Winston Churchill
2. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” ―Bill Bradley
3. ”Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” ―Audrey Hepburn
4. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.” ―Zig Ziglar
5. “If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” ―Thomas J. Watson
6. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” ―Henry David Thoreau
7. “Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” ―Albert Einstein
8. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” ―Robert Collier
9. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” ―Jim Rohn
10. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” ―Thomas A. Edison
Amazing quotes about success: 11 – 20
11. “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” ―Zig Ziglar
12. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you would not fail?” ―Robert Schuller
13. “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” ―John Maxwell
14. “Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” ―Peter F. Drucker
15. “I never dreamt of success. I worked for it.” ―Este Lauder
16. “Quitting is not the same as failing.” ―Seth Godin
17. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” ―Woody Allen
18. ”The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. …so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success.” ―Leo Tolstoy
19. “Success is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration.” ―Thomas A. Edison
20. “If you have no critics, you’ll likely have no success.” ―Malcolm X
Famous Quotes about Success and hard work: 21 – 25
21. “The only place where success comes before work is the dictionary.” ―Vince Lombardi
22. “I don’t dwell on success. Maybe that’s one reason why I’m successful.” ―Calvin Klein
23. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing. ―Abraham Lincoln
24. “You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.” ―Dale Carnegie
25. “Success is 99 percent attitude, 1 percent aptitude” ―Celestine Chua
Success Definitions: What Does Success Look Like for You?
When you read these famous success quotes and sayings, I’m sure you agree that success can be defined in many ways.
It goes beyond the definition from the Oxford dictionary I used to start this mini guide on success quotes.
So let’s take a closer look at success. Because the better we can define what success looks likes for us in life and business, the easier our journey will become!
Ask yourself: “How do I define success?”
Here’s a list of 15 inspirational success definitions:
Success Definitions Infographic at Jeroen-de-flander.com
Motivational thoughts on success
1. Success is understanding the difference between need and want
2. Success is taking care of your needs
3. Success is setting ambitious, but realistic goals
4. Success is always trying your best
5. Success is Utile Dulci (combine the useful with the agreeable)
6. Success is learning when to say no
7. Success is conquering your fear
8. Success is leaning new things every day
9. Success is loving and being loved back
10. Success is taking a stand when you believe in something
11. Success is not giving up, ever!
12. Success is celebrating small and big victories
13. Success is taking control of your life
14. Success is being happy, (almost) every day
15. Success is teaching somebody something cool
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