Books At Glance
Quotable Quotes Success


S/No. Quotable Quotes Authors
1. The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind. W. Somerset Maugham
2. A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. Mark Twain
3. If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed. Juliana Hatfield
4. Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. George Edward Woodberry
5. The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents. Salvador Dali
6. Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I'm concerned, that's success. Tom Petty
7. Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. Erma Bombeck
8. After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise. Shirley Jones
9. The secret of success is sincerity. Jean Giraudoux
10. I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse. Florence Nightingale
11. You don't have to be a genius or a visionary or even a college graduate to be successful. You just need a framework and a dream. Michael Dell
12. Eighty percent of success is showing up. Woody Allen
13.  Success is dependent on effort. Sophocles
14. Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble. Shahrukh Khan
15. Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown. Ross Perot
16. There is little success where there is little laughter. Andrew Carnegie
17. I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. Booker T. Washington
18. Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity. Louis Pasteur
19. Success is falling nine times and getting up ten. Jon Bon Jovi
20. The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way. Dale Carnegie
21. Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same. Audrey Hepburn
22. The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year. John Foster Dulles
23. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. George S. Patton
24. The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, 'The children are now working as if I did not exist.' Maria Montessori
25. No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed. Godfrey Winn
26. Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure. Confucius
27. 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
28. The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people. Harvey S. Firestone
29. Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results. William James
30. Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace. Mike Ditka
31. Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing. Vince Lombardi
32. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There's no point in being a damn fool about it. W. C. Fields
33. The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity. Ayn Rand
34. All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. Mark Twain
35. What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. Bob Dylan
36. If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius. Joseph Addison
37. Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success. Bo Bennett
38. Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. Booker T. Washington
39. To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. Mark Twain
40. Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. Henry Ford
41. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
42. Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Bruce Lee
43. Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. Albert Einstein
44. In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. Bill Cosby
45. The starting point of all achievement is desire. Napoleon Hill
46. Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another. Napoleon Hill
47. I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. George S. Patton
48. If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. Henry Ford
49. The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. Robert Kiyosaki
50. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln
Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
Bill Gates



Compiles by Akshay Sadana NJ (News Journalist)