The shortest way to do many things is to do only one thing at a time.
- Richard Cech
If you look good and dress well, you don't need a purpose in life.
- Robert Pante
The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in determination.
- Tommy Lasorda
The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
- Thomas John Watson Sr.
Take life one basket at a time.
- Jackie Wilson
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
- Oprah Winfrey
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The suns rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
- Alexander Graham Bell
The quickest way to reach the point of success is to follow a straight line that carves through failure.
- Josh Traeger
Keep high aspirations moderate expectations and small needs.
- William Howard Stein
Do not talk a little on many subjects but much on a few.
Put your heart mind intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
- Swami Sivanada
I make the most of all that comes. And the least of all that goes.
- Sara Teasdale
The secret of success is to do common things uncommonly well.
- John Davidson Rockefeller Sr.
It's easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world.
- Al Franken
Strive for excellence not perfection.
- H. Jackson Jr. Brown
You can cover a great deal of country in books.
- Andrew Lang
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Neither genius fame nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.
- Jean Babtiste Henri Lacordaire
No man really becomes a fool until he stops asking questions.
- Charles Proteus Steinmetz
One very important ingredient of success is a good wide-awake persistent tireless enemy.
- Frank Shutts
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
- John Foster Dulles
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt
Success and failure. We think of them as opposites, but they're really not. They're companions - the hero and the sidekick.
- Laurence Shames
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
- Jim Rohn
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby
One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
- Lydia M. Child
The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down as a failure.
- B. C. Forbes
Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
- Arnold H. Glasow
Success is more permanent when you achieve it without destroying your principles.
- Walter Cronkite
The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents.
- Salvador Dali
Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
- Sloan Wilson
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
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 feel the most important requirement to success is learning to overcome failure. You must learn to tolerate it, but never accept it.
- Reggie Jackson
The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas, never returns to its original size.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Perhaps God gives us a physical body so that every time we change our mind, we won't be someone else.
- Robert Brault
The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.
- Napoleon Hill
The mind is like a trunk. If well-packed, it holds almost every thing. If ill-packed, next to nothing.
- William Hare
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you do not try.
- Beverly Sills
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
- Henry Ford
Everything that occurs in your life is part of God's plan to wake you up.
- Leonard Jacobson
Of course there is not any formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.
- Arthur Rubinstein
People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes. All is a miracle.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone.
- Reba McEntire
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
- George E. Allen