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I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you. -Oprah Winfrey

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. -Bill Cosby

Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking. -Bernard M. Baruch

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. -Albert Einstein

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

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. -Henry David Thoreau

Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It is courage that counts. -Winston Churchill

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

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. -Maya Angelou

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. -Vince Lombardi

The best revenge is massive success. -Frank Sinatra

Failure is success if we learn from it. -Malcolm Forbes

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

Unless you’re willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen. -Phillip Adams

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

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. -Theodore Roosevelt

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure. -Bill Gates

If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. -David Viscott

The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success. -Irving Berlin

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. -Nikos Kazantzakis

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure. -Mark Twain

A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds. -Mark Twain

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same. -Audrey Hepburn

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours. -Henry David Thoreau

Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you. -Marilyn Monroe

If you have no critics you'll likely have no success. -Malcolm X

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. -Helen Keller

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career. -Abdul Kalam

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. -Winston Churchill

Applause waits on success. -Benjamin Franklin

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other. -Erma Bombeck

Eighty percent of success is showing up. -Woody Allen

Success has always been a great liar. -Friedrich Nietzsche

Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost. -Helen Keller

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. -Dale Carnegie

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

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

Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful. -Zig Ziglar

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there. -Will Smith

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

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way. -Barbara Bush

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way. -Christopher Morley

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. -George Burns

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose. -Bill Gates

The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. -Zig Ziglar

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success. -Napoleon Hill

Success is falling nine times and getting up ten. -Jon Bon Jovi

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation. -Mark Twain

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

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands. -Zig Ziglar

For our own success to be real, it must contribute to the success of others. -Eleanor Roosevelt

Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage. -Charles Luckman

Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. -Francis Chan

Success is 99 percent failure. -Soichiro Honda

No one ever succeeds without the help of others. -Jay Abraham

For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now? -James Allen

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. -Herman Melville

To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone. -Reba McEntire

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments. -Henry Ward Beecher

I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down. -Abraham Lincoln

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

They succeed, because they think they can. -Virgil

I've had great success being a total idiot. -Jerry Lewis

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

I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things. -Walt Disney

If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut. -Albert Einstein

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed. -Emily Dickinson

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up. -Albert Schweitzer

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.  -Bill Cosby

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. -George Edward Woodberry

There's always something about your success that displeases even your best friends. -Mark Twain

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching. -Tennessee Williams

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

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. -Bill Cosby

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