• Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
    Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
    ~ Bill Gates
  • Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
    Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
    ~ Pele
  • Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
    Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
    ~ Albert Einstein
  • Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
    Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were.
    ~ David Rockefeller
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
    Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
    ~ Winston Churchill
  • The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.
    The No. 1 reason people fail in life is because they listen to their friends, family, and neighbors.
    ~ Napoleon Hill
  • Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
    Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
    ~ George S. Patton
  • Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there's an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.
    Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there's an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.
    ~ Dax Shepard
  • Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
    ~ Thomas A. Edison
  • I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.
    I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.
    ~ Herbert Bayard Swope