100 Best Inspirational Quotes on Success

Success Quotes
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Success Quote no. 1 :

1 - quotes on success

“The only place where Success comes before work is in Dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi

Quote no. 2 :


“Success is a science: If you have the Conditions, you will get the Result.” – Oscar Wilde

Quote no. 3 :


“Ambition is the Path to Success. Persistence is the Vehicle You Arrive in.” – Bill Bradley

Quote no. 4 :


“Success is only meaningful and enjoyable when it feels like your Own.” – Michelle Obama

Quote no. 5 :


“If you really look Closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” – Steve Jobs

Quote no. 6 :


“Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Quote no. 7 :

“The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.” – Napoleon Hill

Quote no. 8 :


“Success is how High You Bounce when you Hit Bottom.” – George S. Patton

Quote no. 9 :


“Don’t wish it were easier; Wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn

Quote no. 10 :


“If you are not willing to give up the usual, You will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

Quote no. 11 :

11 - quotes on success

You can have results or excuses, Not both.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Quote no. 12 :

“If you want to be successful, find out what the price is and then pay it.” – Scott Adam

Quote no. 13 :

“Behind every successful man there’s a lot of unsuccessful years.” – Bob Brown

Quote no. 14 :


“When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.” – Nelson Mandela

Quote no. 15 :

“A minute’s success pays the failure of years.” – Robert Browning

Quote no. 16 :

“90% of your plans are going to fail no matter what you do. Get used to it.” – Mark Manson

Quote no. 17 :

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” – Herbert Bayard Swope

Quote no. 18 :


“The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.” – Stephen McCranie

Quote no. 19 :

“The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it.” – Criss Jami

Quote no. 20 :

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Alva Edison

Quote no. 21 :

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

Quote no. 22 :

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” – Abraham Lincoln

Quote no. 23 :

“Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” – Bill Gates

Quote no. 24 :


“The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.” – Napoleon Hill

Quote no. 25 :

“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” – Robert Kiyosaki

Quote no. 26 :

“Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.” – Henry Ward Beecher

Quote no. 27 :

“Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours.” – Orison Swett Marden

Quote no. 28 :


“True success isn’t being at the beach with your laptop. It’s being at the beach without your laptop.” – James Schramko

Quote no. 29 :

“The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.” – Swami Vivekananda

Quote no. 30 :

“Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to.” – Bob Cousy

Quote no. 31 :

“It’s better to keep going because Starting over will be more difficult.”

Quote no. 32 :

“Singleness of purpose is essential for success in life.” – John D. Rockefeller

Quote no. 33 :

“People get successful and they start saying, ‘Well of course I am! I was chosen! I’m special!’ No, you’re not.” – Louis C. K

Quote no. 34 :

“Success comes in cans; failure in can’ts.” – Wilfred Peterson

Quote no. 35 :

“Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.” – Gustave Flaubert

Quote no. 36 :


“The success you see others experiencing is rarely as sexy as it appears to be.” – James Clear

Quote no. 37 :


“Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” – Audrey Hepburn

Quote no. 38 :

“Success comes down to choosing the pain of discipline over the ease of capitulation.” – Thibaut

Quote no. 39 :

“Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is.” – Brianna Wiest

Quote no. 40 :

“The man who has done his level best… is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.” – B. C. Forbes

Quote no. 41 :

“Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become.” – Ryan Holiday

Quote no. 42 :

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

Quote no. 43 :

“The great secret of true success, of true happiness, is this: the man or woman who asks for no return, the perfectly unselfish person, is the most successful.” – Swami Vivekananda

Quote no. 44 :

“Being best is a false goal, you have to measure success on your own terms.” – Damien Hirst

Quote no. 45 :


“Your calendar is a better measure of success than your bank account.” – James Clear

Quote no. 46 :

“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden

Quote no. 47 :

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” – Arthur Ashe

Quote no. 48 :

“The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.” – Brian Tracy

Quote no. 49 :

“Success is about honour, feeling morally calibrated, absence of shame, not what some newspaper defines from an external metric.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Quote no. 50 :

“There is no scientific answer for success. You can’t define it. You’ve simply got to live it and do it.” – Anita Roddick

Quotes no. 51:

“I’m finding that success is way more time-consuming than failure ever was.” – Emma Donoghue

Quotes no. 52:

“Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.” – Elbert Hubbard

Quote no. 53:

“Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success.” – Bo Bennett

Quote no. 54:


“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” – Arnold H. Glasow

Quote no. 55:

“Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.” – Don Marquis

Quote no. 56:

“What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.” – Margaret Thatcher

Quote no. 57:

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.” – J. C. Penney

Quote no. 58:

“Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” – Denis Waitley

Quote no. 59:

“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be.” – George Sheehan

Quote no. 60:

“You aren’t going to find anybody that’s going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.” – Lou Holtz

Quote no. 61:


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

Quote no. 62:

“Living our life deeply and with happiness, having time to care for our loved ones – this is another kind of success, another kind of power, and it is much more important.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

My Quotes (Learned by trying) :

my quotes on success
  1. “Miracles happen when you give your 100% and then decide to give 101%.” – Rohit Singh
  2. When you start seeing Failure as Success, You Never Fail in Life again.” – Rohit Singh
  3. If you don’t believe you can Succeed, You never will.” – Rohit Singh
  4. “There is no Key to success. You have to break the damn Hard door.” – Rohit Singh
  5. The definition of success changes with time. What is Success for you today may not be the same after 5 years.” – Rohit Singh
  6. Nobody is below or above you. And you can only learn it after facing the failure.” – Rohit Singh
  7. Hard work make sure you succeed. And Wisdom make sure it stays that way.” – Rohit Singh
  8. “When you don’t give up no matter what life throws at you. At that moment, you experience real success with a laugh.” – Rohit Singh

Short Quotes on Success:

short quotes on success
  1. “The secret of success is constancy of purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  2. “The path to success is to take massive, determined action.” – Tony Robbins
  3. “Success is the child of audacity.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  4. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra
  5. “If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success.” – Malcolm X
  6. “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” – Thomas Jefferson
  7. “Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.” – Earl Wilson
  8. “One fails forward toward success.” – Charles Kettering
  9. “Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.” – Nelson Mandela
  10. “Fame and success are very different things.” – Enya
  11. “Success is a poor teacher.” – Robert Kiyosaki
  12. “80% of success is showing up.” – Woody Allen
  13. “Success is not in what you have, but who you are.” – Bo Bennett
  14. “The maximum success is reached when you are never busy.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  15. “Successful people have libraries. The rest have big screen TVs.” – Jim Rohn
  16. “Action is the foundational key to all success.” – Pablo Picasso
  17. “Mediocrity always measures success by money.” – Thibaut
  18. “Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.” – Richard Bach
  19. “Success is always less funny than failure.” – Jon Ronson
  20. “You sleep on a win and you’ll wake up with a loss.” – Conor McGregor
  21. “Success is when the checks don’t bounce.” – Andy Warhol

Quotes on Success – You need Focus:

quotes on success - be focused
  1. “The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything.” – Warren Buffett
  2. “To produce at your peak level you need to work for extended periods with full concentration on a single task free from distraction.” – Cal Newport
  3. “The only reason men fail is because of broken focus.” – Mike Murdock
  4. “My success, part of it certainly, is that I have focused in on a few things.” – Bill Gates
  5. “Success at anything will always come down to this: focus and effort. And we control both.” – Dwayne Johnson

More Quotes on Focus

Quotes on Success – Discipline is a must

quotes on success - be Disciplined
  1. “The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.” – Jordan Peterson
  2. “Day by day, what you choose, what you think and what you do is who you become.” – Heraclitus
  3. “Can you imagine yourself in 10 years if instead of avoiding the things you know you should do, you actually did them every single day – that’s powerful.” – Jordan Peterson
  4. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier

More Quotes on Discipline

Comment if you also know some good Quotes. I will surely add them in the above list.

Start your mornings with Inspirational Quotes, Articles, Tips & much more.

Quotes and Articles that are handpicked by me just for you. No spam ever. Subscribe Now (It’s free).

Spread Inspiration;)

Leave a Reply