80 Inspirational Quotes on Success by Successful People

80 Inspirational Quotes on Success by Successful People

Okay guys, here we go again. First of all, glad you landed on this page! In today’s post, I going to get you covered with these quotes by well-known and successful people. It may be your role model, your favorite author, racer, painter, et cetera. The point of all this is to inspire you to go for the life you deserve.

Before we start reading these most inspiring quotes, let me tell you something about going the extra mile in everything you do.

Okay. Thank you for giving me the time. You know what?

You must get busy doing something about going the extra mile. It’s well and good to feel as though you have changed the attitude with which you render extra service; but if that service is in truth no more than anyone else’s, you aren’t doing yourself much good.

You need to examine your co-workers and competitors to understand just what it is that will make you stand out. If there are job performance standards, exceed them. If you are fulfilling a contract, make sure you offer more than you promised.

You can’t confine extra mile service to your work alone, you must make it part of your philosophy for dealing with every person you encounter.

Imagine how others will be delighted to find that you are the type of person who not only does what is promised but even delivers more?

The true benefit of going the extra mile is in teaching yourself to strive always for better and greater achievement in all that you do. Nobody is going to take you to the front of the line unless you push your way to the front of the line. Kindly, master this.

Got it? Now I hope these quotes I gathered will fill you up with nothing but power and positivity to go for the life you deserve. Let these quotes ignite a light that will shine your way to success.

Powerful Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

1. Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they cannot lose.
Bill Gates

2. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.
Bill Bradley

3. Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.
Bobby Unser

4. Success is a journey, not a destination.
Arthur Ashe

5. Action is a foundational key to all success.
Pablo Picasso

6. Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me.
Arianna Huffington

7. Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before.
Frank Kafka

8. You don’t learn to walk by following the rules. You learn by doing and falling over.
Richard Branson

9. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.
Napoleon Hill

10. Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, the 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, that is the way great spiritual giants are produced.
Swami Vivekananda

11. To succeed in life you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Mark Twain

80 Inspirational Quotes on Success by Successful People

12. You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing isn’t enough! You must take action.
Tony Robbins

13. A business that makes nothing but money, is a poor business.
Henry Ford

14. It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and it always takes longer. So plan for it.
Richard Harroch

15. There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.
Ray Goforth

16. Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
Mae Jemison

17. The successful man is the one who finds out what the matter with his business before the competitors do.
Roy L. Smith

18. Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
Lucille Ball

19. Success is the matter of sticking to a set of common-sense principles anyone can master.
Earl Nightingale

20. You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job and not be paid for it.
–  Oprah Winfrey

21. Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you are not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
David Rockefeller

22. The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.
– Tony Robbins

23. If you genuinely want something, don’t wait for it – teach yourself to be impatient.
Gurbaksh Chahal

24. The secret of your success is determined by your daily agenda.
John C. Maxwell

25. However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.
Stephen Hawking

26. Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.
Steve Jobs

27. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you will fail into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Jim Rohn

28. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau

29. Success is how you bounce when you hit bottom.
Gen. George Patton

80 Inspirational Quotes on Success by Successful People

30. Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
May Angelou

31. 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.
Zig Ziglar

32. The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle Onassis

33. You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money, compliments, or publicity.
Thomas Wolfe

34. When you find an idea that you just can’t stop thinking about, that’s probably a good one to pursue.
Josh James

35. Whether you think you can, or think you cannot, you are right.
Henry Ford

36. Behind every successful man, there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.
Bob Brown

37. Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

38. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
Wayne Gretzky

39. The best years of life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
Albert Ellis

40. Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
Robert Kiyosaki

41. If you want to make a permanent change, stop focusing on the size of your problems and start focusing on the size of you.
–  T. Harv Eker

42. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
Colin Powell

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43. Success is not what you have, but who you are.
Bob Bennett

44. I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.
Estee Lauder

45. Entrepreneur is someone who has a vision for something and want to create.
David Karp

46. I know that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.
Jeff Bezos

47. Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others is practical.
Howard Schultz

48. High expectations are the key to everything.
Sam Walton

49. It’s not always that we need to do more but rather that we need to focus on less.
Nathan W. Morris

50. My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather have less to do.
Francine Jay

51. A man is successful if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between, he does what he wants to do.
Bob Dylan

52. The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Vince Lombardi

53. When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts.
Bob Bennett

80 Inspirational Quotes on Success by Successful People

54. Embrace what you don’t know, especially in the beginning because what you don’t know can become your greatest asset. It ensures that you will absolutely be doing things differently from everybody else.
Sara Blakely

55. The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.
Walt Disney

56. You don’t need a new plan for next year. You need a commitment.
Seth Godin

57. Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.
Stephen King

58. The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes from within, not from without.
Elie Wiesel

59. The key to success is to develop a winning edge.
Brian Tracy

60. Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess. But, if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.
Dax Sheperd

61. The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
Bruce Feirstein

62. It’s not about ideas, it’s about making ideas happen.
Scott Belsky

63. To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.

64. Don’t be afraid to assert yourself, have confidence in your abilities, and don’t let the bastards get you down.
Michael Bloomberg

65. Success is the progressive realization of predetermined worthwhile, personal goals.
Paul J. Meyer

66. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.
Oprah Winfrey

67. When you stop chasing the wrong things, you give the right things a chance to catch you.

68. he who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Muhammad Ali

69. If you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s not a job, it’s a lifestyle. It defines you. Forget about vacations, about going home at 6pm – last thing at night you’ll send emails, first thing in the morning you’ll read emails, and you’ll wake up in the middle of the night. But it’s hugely rewarding as you are fulfilling something for yourself.
Niklas Zennstrom

70. No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.
Warren Buffett

71. To accomplish good things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe.
Anatole France

72. Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all.
Dale Carnegie

73. The risk for me would be not taking one – that’s the only thing that’s really risky for me.
Kanye West

74. You can want success all you want, but to get it, you can’t falter. You can’t slip, you can’t sleep. One eye open, for real, and forever.
Jay- Z

75. The first step is to establish that something is possible; then probability will occur.
Elon Musk

76. What kills the creative force is not age or lack of talent, but our own spirit, our own attitude.
Robert Greene

77. If you are walking down the right path and you are willing to keep walking, eventually you will make progress.
Barack Obama

80 Inspirational Quotes on Success by Successful People

78. After climbing a great hill. One only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Nelson Mandela

79. You cannot achieve success without failure.
P. Diddy

80. God is on your side. We already at the finish line. Anything you put your mind to, anything you want to accomplish, you put your faith in God’s hands you can do it.
P. Diddy

The takeaway

Look yourself in the mirror every day and tell yourself that today is a new day, what was is over, and what will be is up to me. Choose to start every day a little lighter than the day before – with less negativity, less mess, less stress, and even fewer people if you have to.

Own your day from the start or you will lose your day from the beginning. It’s very important to have self-love and to love what you do because you are going to have to spend a lot of time mastering your craft. Success doesn’t just land on your lap. You have to work, work, and work some more.

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Kelvin Chaisson

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