Success Quotes

Posted on January 5th, 2014

Collection of my favourite quotes about success.

“You can’t lead anyone else further than you have gone yourself.”- Gene Mauch

“Everything begins as an internal reality and then is externalized through perception.” – Christopher Michael Langan

“If people aren’t calling you crazy, you aren’t thinking big enough.” – Richard Branson

“What’s the difference between people who feel successful and people who feel they’ve failed? The answer is mindset: If you learn and grow from failure, suddenly it becomes a personal asset. People who are successful don’t want instant gratification. They don’t think about hitting a point of success and never working again. Instead they ask, How do I improve myself and continue to do that consistently over time?” – Eben Pagan

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” – John Wooden

“Short-term and long-term results typically lead to different result, which are often the opposite.” – Eben Pagan

“To do the impossible, you need to ignore the popular.” – Tim Ferriss

“You are the average of the five people you associate with the most.” - Tim Ferriss

“Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future.” - Tim Ferris

“Success is measured in the number of uncomfortable conversations you are willing to have.” –Tim Ferriss

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese Proverb

“Take risks and you’ll get the payoffs. Learn from your mistakes until you succeed. It’s that simple.” – Bobby Flay

“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.” – Steve Jobs

“Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact, and that is, everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you … the minute that you understand that you can poke life … that you can change it, you can mould it … that’s maybe the most important thing.” – Steve Jobs

“There is no use trying, said Alice; one can’t believe impossible things. I dare say you haven’t had much practice, said the Queen. When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – Alice in Wonderland

“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field. – Niels Bohr

“The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.”  - Randy Pausch

“A lot of people want a shortcut. I find the best shortcut is the long way, which is basically two words: work hard.” - Randy Pausch

“Be good at something. It makes you valuable. Have something to bring to the table, because that will make you more welcome.” ― Randy Pausch

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