Success Quotes – Yes You Can!

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If you have ever felt like you needed a pick me up, or maybe needed something to inspire you, you’re in luck.  Below you will find 22 success quotes that will surely motivate and inspire  you in the face of failures and setbacks.

  1. “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.”
    – Colin R. Davis
  2. “I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure – It is: Try to please everybody.”
    Herbert Bayard Swope
  3. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”
    – Henry David Thoreau
  4. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that’s where you will find success.”
    – Thomas J. Watson
  5. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”
    – Winston S. Churchill
  6. “It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”
    – Herman Melville
  7. “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”
    – Chris Grosser
  8. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
    – Winston Churchill
  9. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”
    – G. K. Chesterton
  10. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”
    – David Brinkley
  11. “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
  12.  “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”
    – John D. Rockefeller
  13. “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”
    – Walt Disney
  14. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”
    – Bruce Lee
  15. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”
    – Thomas Edison
  16. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
    – Colin Powell
  17. “Fall seven times and stand up eight.”
    – Japanese Proverb
  18. “Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember–the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.”
    Zig Ziglar
  19. “The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”
    – John D. Rockefeller Jr.
  20. The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.”
    – Aristotle Onassis
  21. “I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes.”
    – Thomas Edison
  22. “Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.”
    – Charles F. Kettering

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