Quotes about Success

"Patience, persistence and perspiration maken an unbeatable combination for success."

Napoleon Hill (October 26, 1883 – November 8, 1970) was an American author who was one of the earliest producers of the modern genre of personal-success literature. He is widely considered to be one of the great writers on success. His most famous work, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the best-selling books of all time.


"There are no speed limits on the road to success."

David W. Johnson (-) is a former member of the Ohio Senate.


"To be succesful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work."

Sister Mary Lauretta (-)


"Success is that old ABC--ability, breaks and courage."

Charles Luckman (May 16, 1909,–January 26, 1999) was a businessman and an American architect, famous as the "Boy Wonder of American Business" when he was named president of the Pepsodent toothpaste company in 1939 at the age of thirty. Through acquisition, he later became president of Lever Brothers.


"The essence of success is that it is never necessary to think of a new idea oneself. It is far better to wait until somebody else does it, and then copy him in every detail, except his mistakes."

Aubrey Menen, in full Salvator Aubrey Clarence Menen (22 April 1912 in London – 13 February 1989 in Thiruvana) was an English writer of Irish and Indian parentage who was primarily a satirist. He was also a drama critic, theater director, advertising agency executive, and an alumnus of University College London.


"Success is the progressive realization of predetermined, worthwhile, personal goals."

Paul Meyer (-)


"The road to success is always under construction."

Jim Miller (-)


"Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it."

Unknown [Help Us] (-)


"I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren't true."

Derek Curtis Bok (born March 22, 1930) is an American lawyer and educator, and the former president of Harvard University.


"To dream amything that you want to dream, that's the beauty of the human mind.
To do anything that you want to do, that is the strenght of the human will.
To trust yourself to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed."

Bernard Edmonds (-)