80+ Famous Success Quotes on Achievement of Goals

The following 15 ‘success’ quotes are hand-picked for you to muse over them and memorize to improve your life and work and be successful in life. Most successful people have certain tendency to look at life differently and achieve their goals. Though getting success is not that easier one can think, because only thinking won’t help you to meet your targets but smart execution of your ideas will bring you closer to success.

Do scan below quotes on success and try to follow them in your life.

15 Quotes Will Inspire You to Be Successful


1. “Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.”
– David Brooks

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

3. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
– Winston S. Churchill

4. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”
– Dale Carnegie

5. “The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.”
– Richard Brinsley Sheridan

6. “The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.”
– Henry W. Longfellow

7. “If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.”
– Dhirubhai Ambani

8. “Success is about creating benefit for all and enjoying the process. If you focus on this & adopt this definition, success is yours.”
– Kelly Kim

9. “Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”
– Albert Einstein

10. “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.”
– Mark Twain

11. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

12. “The best revenge is massive success.”
– Frank Sinatra

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

14. “Never was anything great achieved without danger.”
– Niccolò Machiavelli

15. “Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.”
– George Bernard Shaw


1. “Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity.”
– Og Mandino

2. “Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, or worn. It is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace & gratitude.”
Denis Waitley

3. “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
Carl Bard

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

5. “Nobody ever wrote down a plan to be broke, fat, lazy, or stupid. Those things are what happen when you don’t have a plan.”
– Larry Winget

6. “The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible.”
– Joel Brown

7. “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

8. “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”
– Bill Cosby

9. “The best revenge is massive success.”
– Frank Sinatra

10. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
– George Bernard Shaw

11. “My philosophy is that not only are you responsible for your life, but doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”
– Oprah Winfrey

12. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”
– Arthur Rubinstein

13. “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.”
– John Wooden

14. “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive”
– Howard Thurman

15. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door”
– Milton Berle

16. “All of our dreams can come true if we just have the courage to pursue them.”
– Walt Disney

17. “Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.”
– Jack Canfield

18. “It’s not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts.”
– Mother Teresa

19. “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”
— Roopleen

20. “Do not let arrogance go to your head and despair to your heart; do not let compliments go to your head and criticisms to your heart; do not let success go to your head and failure to your heart.”
— Roy T. Bennett

21. “If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax.”
– Abraham Lincoln

22. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure … but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”
– Francis Chan

23. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”
– Robert Collier

24. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.”
– Robert Kiyosaki

25. “Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”
– Conrad Hilton

26. “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”
– Mark Caine

27. “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

28. “If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.”
– Abraham Maslow

29. “Follow effective actions with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
– Peter Drucker

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

50 Success Quotes

1) “The Way Get Started Is To Quit Talking And Begin Doing.”
Walt Disney

2) “The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees The Opportunity In Every Difficulty.”
-Winston Churchill

3) “Don’t Let Yesterday Take Up Too Much Of Today.”
-Will Rogers

4) “You Learn More From Failure Than From Success. Don’t Let It Stop You. Failure Builds Character.”
– Unknown

5) “It’s Not Whether You Get Knocked Down, It’s Whether You Get Up.”
– Vince Lombardi

6) “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.”
– Steve Jobs

7. “People Who Are Crazy Enough To Think They Can Change The World, Are The Ones Who Do.”
– Rob Siltanen

8) “Failure Will Never Overtake Me If My Determination To Succeed Is Strong Enough.”
– Og Mandino

9) “Entrepreneurs Are Great At Dealing With Uncertainty And Also Very Good At Minimizing Risk. That’s The Classic Entrepreneur.”
– Mohnish Pabrai

10) “We May Encounter Many Defeats But We Must Not Be Defeated.”– Maya Angelou

11) “Knowing Is Not Enough; We Must Apply. Wishing Is Not Enough; We Must Do.”
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

12) “Imagine Your Life Is Perfect In Every Respect; What Would It Look Like?”
– Brian Tracy

13) “We Generate Fears While We Sit. We Overcome Them By Action.”
– Dr. Henry Link

14) “Whether You Think You Can Or Think You Can’t, You’re Right.”
– Henry Ford

15) “Security Is Mostly A Superstition. Life Is Either A Daring Adventure Or Nothing.”
– Helen Keller

16) “The Man Who Has Confidence In Himself Gains The Confidence Of Others.”
– Hasidic Proverb

17) “The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

18) “Creativity Is Intelligence Having Fun.”
– Albert Einstein

19) “What You Lack In Talent Can Be Made Up With Desire, Hustle And Giving 110% All The Time.”
– Don Zimmer

20) “Do What You Can With All You Have, Wherever You Are.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

21) “Develop An ‘Attitude Of Gratitude’. Say Thank You To Everyone You Meet For Everything They Do For You.”
– Brian Tracy

22) “You Are Never Too Old To Set Another Goal Or To Dream A New Dream.”
– C.S. Lewis

23) “To See What Is Right And Not Do It Is A Lack Of Courage.”
– Confucious

24) “Reading Is To The Mind, As Exercise Is To The Body.”
– Brian Tracy

25) “Fake It Until You Make It! Act As If You Had All The Confidence You Require Until It Becomes Your Reality.”
– Brian Tracy

26) “The Future Belongs To The Competent. Get Good, Get Better, Be The Best!”
– Brian Tracy

27) If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission.
– Anonymous

28) “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.”
– John Wooden

29) “If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
– Jim Rohn

30) “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

31) “All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

32) “Good things come to people who wait, but better things come to those who go out and get them.”
– Anonymous

33) “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
– Winston Churchill

34) “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”
– David Brinkley

35) “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”
– Henry Ford

36) “What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”
– Oscar Wilde

37) “When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.”
– Lolly Daskal

38) “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”
– Albert Einstein

39) “What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable.”
– Anonymous

40) “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

41) “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”
– Thomas Jefferson

42) “If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.”
– Thomas J. Watson

43) “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absense of fear.”
– Mark Twain

44) “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.”
– Colin R. Davis

45) “The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.”
– Mark Caine

46) “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”
– Bruce Lee

47) “The number one reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.”
– Napoleon Hill

48) “I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.”
– Diane Ackerman

49) “To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.”
– Mike Gafka

50) “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.”
-Washington Irving

10 Most Popular Happiness Quotes of All Time

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.”
– Buddha

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child. ”
– Maria Montessori

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

“Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
– Abraham Lincoln

“ It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.“
– Berke Breathed

“ You can tell when people are truly happy. Their energy is genuine.”
– Alexandra Elle

“The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are, The second greatest is being happy with what you find.”
– Auliq Ice

“Happiness is not a goal…it’s a by-product of a life well lived.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“Sanity and happiness are an impossible combination.”
– Mark Twain

“Do what makes you happy, be with who makes you smile, laugh as much as you breathe, and love as long as you live.”
– Rachel Ann Nunes

“ People don’t notice whether it’s winter or summer when they’re happy.”
– Anton Chekhov

“Happiness depends upon ourselves.”
– Aristotle

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
– Dr. Seuss

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.”
– Dalai Lama XIV

10 Most Popular Dreams Quotes of All Time

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
– Dr. Seuss

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
– Eleanor Roosevelt

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
– Paulo Coelho

“If you look at what you have in life, You’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, You’ll never have enough.”
– Oprah Winfrey

“Dreams are more real than reality itself, they’re closer to the self. ”

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”
– Edgar Allan Poe

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”
– Suzy Kassem

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”
– Vincent van Gogh

“Hope is a waking dream.”
– Aristotle

“I don’t dream at night, I dream at day, I dream all day; I’m dreaming for living.”
– Steven Spielberg

“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.”
– Henry David Thoreau

“No dreamer is ever too small; no dream is ever too big.”
– Anonymous

“No matter how your heart is grieving, if you keep on believing, the dreams that you wish will come true.”
– Walt Disney

10 Most Popular Life Quotes of All Time

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
– Dr. Seuss

“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
– Maya Angelou

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
– Steve Jobs

“ A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.”
– Albert Einstein

“First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare.”
– Walt Disney

“ You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
– Margaret Thatcher

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
– Oscar Wilde

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
– Mae West

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
– Mark Twain

“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.”
– James Dean

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take, but by every moment that takes your breath away.”
– Anonymous

“Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.”
– Gustave Flaubert

“It is the familiar that usually eludes us in life. What is before our noses is what we see last.”
– William Barrett

“Honesty is a very expensive gift, Don’t expect it from cheap people.”
– Warren Buffett

“May you live every day of your life.”
– Jonathan Swift

10 Most Popular Inspirational Quotes of All Time

“ You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. ”

– Margaret Thatcher

“ How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ”

– Winnie the Pooh

“ Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.”

– Kushandwizdom

“ We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. ”

– Maya Angelou

“ I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.”

– Diane Ackerman

“ Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”

– Napoleon Hill

“ It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

“ Life is not fair – get used to it! ”

– Bill Gates

“ Do one thing every day that scares you.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt

“ Nothing is impossible, the word itself says “I’m possible”! ”

– Audrey Hepburn

“ I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

– Jimmy Dean