Success means something different at each stage of our lives. Inspiring success quotes can help us redefine the world for our present circumstances. Let quotes about success motivate us to continue on our journeys toward our goals and dreams. When the road seems long, success quotes can light the fire that gets us traveling again.

Success can be defined in three simple words: And then some.  The top people did what was expected of them, and then some.  They were considerate and kind, and then some.  They were good friends and helpful neighbors, and then some.

Darnell Johnson

Sometimes a winner is just a dreamer who won't quit.

from the inspiring film Rudy

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, S.C.

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.

Herman Cain

If you dwell on your blessings rather than your problems, your goals rather than your disappointments, and all of the people that you love rather than those who have hurt you, then you will attract even more blessings, even more love, and even more accomplishments.

Dorothy Murfin

Success is first understanding, and then fulfilling, the Lord's purpose for your life.

Jim Good, author

Decision-making takes care of goal-setting, but discipline also takes care of goal-getting. Decisions and discipline can’t be separated; one is worthless without the other.

John C. Maxwell

Successful people don’t have any fewer problems than unsuccessful people; they just have a different mindset in dealing with them.

John C. Maxwell

When we leap, we must leap as though the net will appear. A leap in life, however big or small, is an act of commitment with the expectation of success.

John O’Hurley

Don’t let success go to your head—and if you fail, don’t let failure go there either.

Jane Seabrook and Ashleigh Brilliant

Maybe we don’t put our young people in situations often enough where they’re allowed to fail. When you fail you gain experience, and with enough experience, you don’t fail as often.

Colin Powell

There is only one real failure in life, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.

John Farrar