43 Famous Quotes About Determination And Success


Here is a collection of determination quotes that will help brighten up your day and your life and make you more determined to meet your goals and achieve success.

43 Famous Determination Quotes About Success


If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.” ― Albert Einstein

Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that. –  Norman Vincent Peale

Success is…knowing your purpose in life, growing to reach your maximum potential, and sowing seeds that benefit others.” – John Maxwell

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

Goals help focus you on areas in both your personal and professional life that are important and meaningful, rather than being guided by what other people want you to be, do, or accomplish.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Entrepreneurs average 3.8 failures before final success. What sets the successful ones apart is their amazing persistence.” – Lisa M. Amos

Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” – Robert Kiyosaki

He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.”- Chinese Proverb

The faster you run away from your comfort zone, the sooner you’ll reach the success zone.” – Unknown

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” – Oscar Wilde

Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” – Swami Vivekanand

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” –  Mark Twain

A successful person is one who can lay a solid foundation from the bricks others have thrown at them.” –David Brinkley

Distance yourself from things that distance yourself from success if you ever plan on achieving your dreams one day.”  – Unknown

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” –Tim Ferriss

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” – William Faulkner

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” –Napolean Hill

By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands–your own.”- Mark Victor Hansen

People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.” –  Tony Robbins

Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” ― Robert T. Kiyosaki

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.” – Herman Melville

All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Boba

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” –  Bruce Lee

People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.” – Anne Sullivan

Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” –Francis of Assisi

Obsessed is just a word the lazy use to describe the dedicated.” –Russell Warren

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.” – Julie Andrews

I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big. – Donald Trump

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”- Lyndon Johnson

Goals are dreams with deadlines.” –Diana Scharf Hunt

If you are willing to do more than you are paid to do, eventually you will be paid to do more than you do” – Unknown

You’ve got to be a better failure than everyone else! The surest way to succeed is to fail in preparation for success.” – Unknown

If you want to be a leader who attracts quality people, the key is to become a person of quality yourself.” – Jim Rohn

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” – George Bernard Shaw

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born–that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.” –Warren G. Bennis

I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.’” Katherine Dunham
Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” –Doug Ivester

What other people label or might try to call failure, I have learned is just God’s way of pointing you in a new direction.” – Oprah Winfrey

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” –Henry Stanley Haskins

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay

Talent can be hired, money has to be earned. ” –Vishnu


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