20 Great Quotes on Success when You need a little Pick-Me-Up

I don’t know what success means to you, but it’s probably somewhat different than what it means to me. While looking up quotes about success for this post, I was reminded how differently success is viewed by people of all ages and professions. Check out some of these great quotes on success, print them, and when you need a little pick-me-up, dig ’em out of the drawer and read them again. Just might be what you need… 



20 Great Quotes on Success

1.  “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.”  

                                                         Arnold H. Glasgow

2. “None of the secrets of success will work unless you do.”   Vic Harville

3.  “The road to success is not a path you find, but a trail you blaze.”  Robert Brault

4.  “I’ve never thought of myself as a success because success is an ongoing process.”      Harley Brown                                                       

5. “People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most people succeed because they are determined to.                   George E. Allen

6. “The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn’t like to do.” Thomas Edison

 7. “I takes twenty years to make an overnight success.”  Eddie Cantor

8. “Success means fulfilling your own dreams, singing your own songs, dancing your own dances, creating from your heart, and trusting that whatever happens, it will be okay.”  Elane Lindquist

9. “As for myself, I met with as much success as I ever could have wanted. In other words, I was enthusiastically run-down by every critic of the period.”  Claude Monet

10. “Excuses are the source of all evil and good will is the mother of all success.”          Haim Mizrahi

11. “Success makes life easier. It doesn’t make living easier.”  Bruce Springsteen

12. ” All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.”    Brian Tracy

13. “Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day-to-day, and you are a success.”    William J.H. Boetcker

14. “If I can find beauty in the simple, quiet things and connect with people on a deeper, spiritual level, my art is a success.”    Rich Brimer

15. “Success is the sum of all efforts – repeated day in and day out.” Robert Collier

16. “Luck plays no role in art world success. It’s your own responsibility to create your success, which is a result of making thousands of constant decisions – focused, professional tenacity – day after day of keeping commitments to yourself and to those you make promises to. If you fail, it’s all your fault. If you succeed, you deserve all the credit.”     Mark Kostabi

17. “The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them.”   Og Mandino

18. If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you’ll achieve the same results.”   Anthony Robbins

19. “It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”  Edmund Hillary

20. Real success is making art your whole life.”   Kay WalkingStick

 Success is for You to Decide

I hope you like the quotes above and you will refer back to them from time to time. Remember You define Your Own Success, not anybody else.  Well, it’s still early…how about one more for the road?  “You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.”  Dale Carnegie

If you love the above quotes on success, you will love what you find in the link below:

                                      Drawing – 16 great Art Quotes that will Inspire You.

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