Success Quotes (2128)

Quotes and citations about success

Because success is such a weasel word anyway, it's such a horribly American word, and it's such a vamp and, I think it's a death trap... view

By: Daniel Berrigan

It is true I had been successful on a small scale in overcoming one of the main difficulties in the new process, but there was still much to invent, and much that at that period I necessarily knew nothing about... view

By: Henry Bessemer

Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success... view

By: Ambrose Bierce

Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows... view

By: Ambrose Bierce

But once I went for it, left my inhibitions aside and saw its eventual success, it made me much more comfortable and eager THIS time around to take it to a whole new level... view

By: Jason Biggs

We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated... view

By: Brad Bird

Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind... view

By: Hugo Black

Take male strategies for success in the world. If you've got all the advantages, if you're attractive and clever and all of that, you will generally go for very high quality females... view

By: Susan Blackmore

What we do is not going to be successful unless our members care about it... view

By: Joan Blades

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy... view

By: Rod Blagojevich

I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals... view

By: Bonnie Blair

Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity... view

By: Gary Ryan Blair

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority... view

By: Ken Blanchard

I think people often confuse success with fame and stardom... view

By: Brenda Blethyn

I always considered myself very successful even before the success of Secrets and Lies... view

By: Brenda Blethyn

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine... view

By: Allan Bloom

I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron... view

By: Harold Bloom

Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions... view

By: Orlando Bloom

You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success... view

By: Michael Bloomberg

But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes... view

By: Bodhidharma

Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself... view

By: William J. H. Boetcker

In my opinion, fun is what makes advertising successful... view

By: Leo Bogart

The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success.. view

By: Leo Bogart

The development of our human resources is an area in which we need to do well as it is decisive in determining the success of our diversification programme... view

By: Hassanal Bolkiah

A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of... view

By: Michael Bolton

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one.. view

By: Erma Bombeck

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing... view

By: Napoleon Bonaparte

I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne... view

By: Napoleon Bonaparte

Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird... view

By: Lisa Bonet

To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field... view

By: Edward de Bono

What is qualified? What have I been qualified for in my life? I haven't been qualified to be a mayor. I'm not qualified to be a songwriter. I'm not qualified to be a TV producer. I'm not qualified to be a successful businessman. And so, I don't know what qualified means... view

By: Sonny Bono

The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms... view

By: Neal Boortz

If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success... view

By: Max Born

Happy Days was about a family... although the show was shot in the 70s, it was about a family in the 50s. I realized that kids were watching their parents grow up and the parents were watching themselves grow up. That was the key to the success of our show... view

By: Tom Bosley

As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce... view

By: Leonard Boswell

Our success in this matter is important to all Americans. Whether you are in the forest land business or just enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn, we all have an interest in this important issue... view

By: Leonard Boswell

The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals... view

By: Leonard Boswell

The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed... view

By: Nelson Boswell

To win in Australia, for me, has to be the ultimate success because the Aussies live for sport... view

By: Ian Botham

Pick up any newspaper or magazine, open the TV, and you'll be bombarded with suggestions of how to have a successful life. Some of these suggestions are deeply unhelpful to our own projects and priorities - and we should take care... view

By: Alain de Botton