Success Quotes (2131)

Quotes and citations about success


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

By : James Allen

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At the same time, the Reagan Administration assured that the main elements of policymaking were in the hands of competent loyalists, thus assuring a successful launch and a highly successful first year.

By : Richard V. Allen

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The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.

By : Richard V. Allen

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The choice of personnel, perhaps the most important choice (because 'people are policy'), never proceeds according to plan, but there have been some successful transitions that upheld high standards.

By : Richard V. Allen

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Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information.

By : Ted Allen

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Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.

By : Woody Allen

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Eighty percent of success is showing up.

By : Woody Allen

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Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.

By : George Allen, Sr.

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People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.

By : George Allen, Sr.

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Some artists claim praise is irrelevant in measuring the success of art, but I think it's quite relevant. Besides, it makes me feel great.

By : Chris Van Allsburg

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After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception.

By : Pedro Almodovar

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Look at misfortune the same way you look at success - Don't Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences.

By : Walt Alston

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For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.

By : B. R. Ambedkar

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The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.

By : Stephen Ambrose

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Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

By : Henri Frederic Amiel

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I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.

By : A. R. Ammons

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The first stage in a technology's advance is that it'll fall below a critical price. After it falls below a critical price, it will tend, if it's successful, to rise above a critical mass, a penetration.

By : Chris Anderson

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You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.

By : Clive Anderson

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If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be.

By : Kevin J. Anderson

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I think that somebody with the resources and innovation and the idea is going to come out of nowhere and come up with a successful space travel program.

By : Kevin J. Anderson

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My greatest enemy is reality. I have fought it successfully for thirty years.

By : Margaret Anderson

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Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors.

By : Philip Warren Anderson

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Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field.

By : Sparky Anderson

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Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success.

By : Sparky Anderson

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This bikini made me a success.

By : Ursula Andress

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Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

By : Mario Andretti

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And finally I begin to have such a success in my examinations that I found myself in a career you see.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg.

By : Walter Annenberg

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I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and have a family. Women are nearly always seen as victims.

By : Francesca Annis

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However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them.

By : Francesca Annis

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The quick success was a bit strange to get used to.

By : Fiona Apple

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Success in war underpins the claims to greatness of many presidents.

By : R. W. Apple, Jr.

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Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they're in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I'm certainly that and I've made a lot of mistakes.

By : Jeffrey Archer

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Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.

By : Hannah Arendt

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Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death.

By : Karen Armstrong

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Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength.

By : Karen Armstrong

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I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.

By : Neil Armstrong

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The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all.

By : Desi Arnaz

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Entropy theory, on the other hand, is not concerned with the probability of succession in a series of items but with the overall distribution of kinds of items in a given arrangement.

By : Rudolf Arnheim

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PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness.

By : Bea Arthur

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