100 Top-Notch Quotes About Success

"Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the reward of success."

William Schwenck Gilbert (born Nov. 18, 1836 — died May 29, 1911) British librettist.


"A true measure of your worth include all the benefits others have gained from your success."

Cullen Hightower (1923-) is a well known quote and quip writer from the United States. He is often associated with the American conservative political movement.


"Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities."

Sir Walter Scott (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world during his time.


"The fastest way to succeed is to look as if you're playing by somebody else's rules, while quietly playing by your own."

Michael Korda (born October 8, 1933, London, England) is a novelist who was editor-in-Chief in New York City.


"Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops."

Thomas John Watson, Jr. (1914–1993) was the president of IBM from 1952 to 1971 and the eldest son of Thomas J. Watson, IBM's first president. He led the company into a period where it dominated the new computer industry. Among many honors, he was called "the greatest capitalist in history" and one of 100 most influential people of the 20th century.


"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."

David McClure Brinkley (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003) was an American newscaster for NBC and ABC in a career lasting from 1943 to 1997.


"Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success."

Dale Breckenridge Carnegie (November 24, 1888 – November 1,1955) was an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking and interpersonal skills.


"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune."

Jim Rohn (September 17, 1930 - December 5, 2009) was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.


"I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it."

Jonathan Harshman Winters (born November 11, 1925) is an American comedian and actor.


"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed."

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is a former American professional basketball player, active businessman.