50 Best Quotes About Success And Hard Work From Famous People

We all want to be successful and success is not necessarily what you have, neither is it about status or money. While those things matter, what defines success for us is who you are and the positive impact you have on the people around you. This doesn’t rule out accomplishments like graduating from college, getting your desired job, starting a business or a new relationship as things that underlines success. Such positive experiences of winning do not only lighten our moods; they also add value to us and pumps our egos.

For one to be regarded as successful, it takes a worthwhile goal, action, hard work, reparation, discipline, and of course perseverance to achieve whatever kind of success you desire for yourself. You will find useful keys that would help you accomplish your goals in the quotes about success that we have listed below.

Short Quotes About Success and Hard Work

1. Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein

2. Success is the child of audacity. Benjamin Disraeli

3. Success is the fruit of concentration. Navjot Singh Sidhu

4. When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts. Bo Bennett

5. Be content to act, and leave the talking to others. Baltasar

6. The ladder of success is never crowded at the top. Napoleon Hill

7. Success comes in cans; failure in can’ts – Wilfred Peterson

8. If you have no critics you’ll likely have no success. Malcolm X

9. The expert in anything was once a beginner. – Helen Hayes

10. Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat. Malcolm S. Forbes

11. Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill

12. To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence. – Mark Twain

13. I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have. Thomas Jefferson

14. Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work. – Stephen King

15. 90% of your plans are going to fail no matter what you do. Get used to it. Mark Manson

16. Behind every successful man there’s a lot of unsuccessful years. Bob Brown

17. Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time. – Arnold H. Glasgow

18. Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. – Robert F. Kennedy

19. Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again. – Richard Branson

20. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. George S. Patton

Best Quotes About Success and Hard Work

21. The people who succeed are irrationally passionate about something. Naval Ravikant

22. Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good. – Malcolm Gladwell

23. Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. – Lydia M. Child

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

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

26. Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas Alva Edison

27. If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it. W.C.

28. The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do and then do it. Henry Ford

29. Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. Oprah Winfrey

30. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison

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

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32. Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you believe you were meant to be. George Sheehan

33. The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say ‘no’ to almost everything. Warren Buffett

34. I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. Herbert Bayard Swope

35. Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. Herman Cain

36. 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

37. Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear. – Dan Millman

38. Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. Harriet Tubman

39. A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man. – Lana Turner

40. Winning is a matter of perception. Some will check the scoreboard, others will check the progress. What are you checking? – Maxime Lagacé

41. Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success. – Bo Bennett

42. If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. – Jim Rohn

43. Your level of success will rarely exceed your level of personal development, because success is something you attract by the person you become. – Ryan Holiday

44. Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised. – Ben Jonson

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45. Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving. We must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but sail we must and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes

46. Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. – Orison Swett Marden

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47. The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. – Albert Ellis

48. The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape. – Alice James

49. Be careful, ever so careful, in trumpeting your own achievements, and always talk less about yourself than about other people. Modesty is generally preferable. – Robert Greene

50. Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind. Albert Einstein.

Chika Udeh
Chika Udeh
Chika holds a B.A in English language/History and has over 5 years experience in content development and journalism. She loves playing with writing, wordsmiths, and storytelling in all its forms, and when she is not writing about famous people and events that matter, she is probably listening or dancing to some cool jams.

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