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Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste
good.
Joe Paterno

It takes less work to succeed than fail.
W. Clement Stone

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough
at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W. Clement Stone

The higher one climbs, the lonelier one is.
Mary Barnett Gilson

My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Helen Gurley Brown

Success means having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money.
Johnny Cash

Those who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often
granted upon easier terms.
Samuel Jackson

Be true to yourselves; cherish whatever talent you possess, and in using it faithfully for the
good of others you will most assuredly find happiness for yourself, and make of life no failure,
but a beautiful success.
Louisa May Alcott

Set positive goals and reasonable expectations.
Steve Strasser

Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.
George Meredith

To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.
Henry J. Heinz

The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who early in his life clearly discerns his
object, and towards that object habitually directs his powers.
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

To follow, without halt, one aim; that's the secret of success.
Anna Pavlova

An intelligent plan is the first step to success. The man who plans knows where he is going,
knows what progress he is making and has a pretty good idea when he wil arrive. Planning is
the open road to your destination.
Basil S. Walsh

It takes a person with a mission to succeed.
Clarence Thomas

In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Baron de Montesquieu

No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is
confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows
great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

I attribute my success to this - I never gave or took any excuse.
Florence Nightingale

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

The great recipe for success is to work, and always work.
Leon Gambetta

Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their
companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
Vauvenargues

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work hard at it.
Colin Powell

Success is often just an idea away.
Frank Tyger

A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Robert Browning

Success is not only the financial wealth you accumulate, it is also about being a leader,
improving your relationships, living healthfully, and making a real difference in the world.
Darren Hardy

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 while trying to succeed.
Booker T. Washington

I had a boyfriend who told me I'd never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never
have a hit song, and that he hoped I'd fail. I said to him, "Someday, when we're not
together, you won't be able to order a cup of coffee at the f***ing deli without hearing or
seeing me."
Lady Gaga

You have to think big to be big.
Claude M. Bristol

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something
to inspire you.
Tony Dorsett

The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and
willpower to develop themselves.
Herbert N. Casson

My view is that to sit back and let fate play its hand out and never influence it is not the way
man was meant to operate.
John Glenn

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Walter Scott

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather

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