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Success Quotes

In the success quotes we’ve chosen, you’ll find well-honed tips and tricks from motivational speakers and some of today’s most successful people. Their success sayings are based on years of experience and are sure to help you succeed in whatever achievements or goals you pursue.


 It doesn’t matter if a million people tell you what you can’t do, or if ten million tell you no. If you get one yes from God, that’s all you need. 
- Tyler Perry, playwright, actor and film director
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 It is from failure that all growth comes, provided you can recognize it, admit it, learn from it, rise above it and then try again.  
- Dee Hock, founder of Visa International
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 Failure is never a person, it’s only an event. And the person who sets a goal, makes a plan, takes action, evaluates results, adjusts their plan, learns from their mistakes and continues toward their goal never fails. 
- submitted by Jim Koski, Saginaw, Michigan
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 Some days, success is about luck, or talent, or skill. But most days, success is about wrestling failure to the ground until it screams uncle. 
- Sally Hogshead, author
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 Success in life comes far easier when you maintain a cool head and a warm heart, rather than a hot head and cold feet. 
- submitted by Robert Griffin, Guideposts reader
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 True success is when you reach back and bring somebody along with you. 
- Joel Osteen, pastor and author
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 I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. 
- Michael Jordan, basketball legend
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 Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. 
- Babe Ruth, Hall of Fame baseball player
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 I can't tell you how to succeed. But I can tell you how not to: Give in to the shame of being rejected. 
- Kathryn Stockett, author whose novel The Help was rejected 60 times before publication
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 Real success is finding your life's work in the work that you love. 
- David McCullough, historian
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 A closeness to God is the only real immortality. It is the only real success, too. 
- Van Cliburn, pianist
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 I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer. 
- Jim Carrey, Actor
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 It's not about having it all. It's about having what you value most. 
- personal finance author Jean Chatzky
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 Success can be defined in three simple words: And then some. The top people did what was expected of them, and then some. 
- Darnell Johnson, school superintendent, Greenwood, South Carolina
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