Success Quotes

Success Quotes

Jonathan Swift Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
G. K. Chesterton I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
Rita Rudner In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
J. D. Watson One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
Napoleon Bonaparte Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.
Kurt Lewin A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
Plautus He means well is useless unless he does well.
Napoleon Bonaparte From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.
Dale Carnegie Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get
Quentin Crisp Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
Maryon Pearson Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.
Thomas B. Reed A statesman is a successful politician who is dead.
M. Cartmill As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.
Gerald Nachman Nothing fails like success.
Timothy Leary Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
William Hazlitt Greatness sympathises with greatness, and littleness shrinks into itself.
Mickey Rooney You always pass failure on the way to success.
Reggie Leach Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Nancy Astor The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.
Carl Sagan The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
Mary Kay Ash People fail forward to success.
Lily Tomlin Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Aaron Nimzovich How could I lose to such an idiot?
Bob Dylan A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Bette Davis I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.

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