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Quotations about Success


Success, a concept often associated with achievements, recognition, and prosperity, is a deeply personal and subjective measure. It can mean different things to different people - for some, it may lie in professional accomplishments, for others, in personal growth or the wellbeing of their loved ones. Success is not merely a destination, but a journey marked by resilience, determination, and adaptability.

This compilation of funny quotations offers a rich exploration of success from diverse perspectives. They delve into its varied definitions, the values that underpin it, the journey towards it, and the role of failure as a stepping stone. These quotations come from successful individuals across various fields, offering insights on perseverance, ambition, humility, and the true essence of success. Whether you're at the start of your journey, in the midst of challenges, or basking in the glow of achievements, these quotes will inspire, motivate, and offer valuable reflections on the multifaceted nature of success.

quotations about success

"Eighty per cent of success is showing up." Woody Allen (American film director, writer, and actor, 1935-)

"The road to success is always under construction." Anon

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"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." Albert Schweitzer (Franco-German missionary, 1875-1965)

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau (American writer, 1817-62)

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will." Vince Lombardi (American football coach, 1913-1970)

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." Thomas Jefferson (American president, 1743-1826)

An Artificial Intelligence (AI) image of Thomas Jefferson in the style of Rembrandt

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." Winston Churchill (British Conservative statesman, 1874-1965)

Success is the one unpardonable sin against *our fellows.*God.*all the competition.* Ambrose Bierce (American writer, 1842-1914)

"Where did we go right?" Mel Brooks (American film director and actor, 1926-) talking about unexpected success

Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call *promising.*a genius.*boring.* Cyril Connolly (English writer, 1903-74)

"Nothing succeeds, they say, like success. And certainly nothing fails like failure." Margaret Drabble (English novelist, 1939-)

Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they *can't lose.*are special.*are better than me.* Bill Gates (American computer entrepreneur, 1955-)

"Rise early. Work late. Strike oil." John Paul Getty (American industrialist, 1892-1976) offering the formula for success

"Behind every man's achievement is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law." Brooks Hays (American Democratic politician, 1898-1981)

Luck, like a Russian car, generally only works *if you push it.*in the summer.*in Russia.* Tom Holt (English novelist, 1961-)

"Success didn't spoil me. I've always been insufferable." Fran Lebowitz (American writer, 1946-)

"It is sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year." Tom Lehrer (American humorist, 1928-)

"The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil." H. L. Mencken (American journalist, 1880-1956)

"Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet 'em on your way down." Wilson Mizner (American dramatist, 1876-1933)

"The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. Try, if you can, to belong to the first class. There's far less competition." Dwight Morrow (American lawyer, banker, and diplomat, 1873-1931)

"I never climbed any ladder. I have achieved eminence by sheer gravitation." George Bernard Shaw (Irish dramatist, 1856-1950)

"President George W. Bush overcame an incredible lack of obstacles to achieve his success." Jon Stewart (American satirist, 1962-)

"There's no *deodorant*aphrodisiac*smell* like success." Elizabeth Taylor (English-born American actress, 1932-2011)

Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me *dies.*rejoices.*pukes up.* Gore Vidal (American novelist and critic, 1925-2012)

"It matters not whether you win or lose: what matters is whether I win or lose." Darin Weinberg (American theoretical physicist, 1933-2021)

"Moderation is a fatal thing, Lady Hunstanton. Nothing succeeds like excess." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

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"Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

An Artificial Intelligence (AI) image of Oscar Wilde in the style of Salvador Dali

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