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183 Quotes From Successful People or Famous Personalities


We as a whole need to succeed, its the only thing we want,  Isn’t that right? In any case, the universe as of now lays plans for us. Whatever we desire is not all that simple to get and whatever we get, we are not fulfilled. It is the human nature.

Successful People Quotes

On the off chance that you are feeling down in the dumps in the wake of a monotonous day’s worth of effort and also if the goal is far away, you can discover comfort in the expressions of these incredible masterminds and specialists. The following mentioned are few inspirational quotes said by famous people which will inspire you to get success in life.

Successful People Quotes:

1. “Positive thinking is powerful thinking. If you want happiness, fulfillment, success and inner peace, start thinking you have the power to achieve those things. Focus on the bright side of life and expect positive results.” ― Germany Kent

2. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people, who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”– Steve Jobs

3. “Positive thinking is powerful thinking.” ― Germany Kent

4. “It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” ― Germany Kent

5. “Any day above ground is a good day. Before you complain about anything, be thankful for your life and the things that are still going well.” ― Germany Kent

6. “Stand strong in your value. That starts by knowing your value.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

7. “You see it as me going back. I see it as me staying on track.” ― Germany Kent

8. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.”– Vince Lombardi

9. “When it’s your time you will walk right into your blessing.” ― Germany Kent

10. “Life will astound you when you give something a shot after being shot down.” ― Julieanne O’Connor 

11. “Strive to be a person of action, good deeds and a willing vessel of hope.” ― Germany Kent

12. “You can’t be jealous of someone else’s results. You don’t know the prayer, process, sacrifice, and work they endured for it.” ― Germany Kent

13. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”– Bruce Lee

14. “Recognizing your own progress is a huge part of feeling motivated to do more. Your brain is a great tool for your success. It is hard at work and automating the new things you are doing even when you are taking a break.” ― Prince Akwarandu

15. “The world’s most successful people didn’t wait for someone else to pick them, but instead, they picked themselves.” ― Adam Kirk Smith

16. “Sometimes you have to “play the part” to become the part.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

17. “A great sense of commitment builds a hardworking spirit.” ― Wayne Chirisa

18. “Those things that are not within your control can often be the very things that set you free.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

19. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.”– Swami Vivekananda

20. “Never allow your reality to be influenced by another’s listless view of you.” ― Julieanne O’Connor 

21. “When you get clear on your own boundaries, you will find it easy to decide what you’re willing to accept in your career.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

22. “Choose your path or others may choose it for you.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

23. “Sometimes life is unpredictable, as are people.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

24. “I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.”– George S. Patton

25. “When you make an embarrassing mistake, learn to let the memories be enough to let you laugh about it today.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

26. “Indiscretions can lead to great lessons.” ― Julieanne O’Connor 

27. “Often it takes more guts than skill to open doors. Once the doors get opened, then it’s up to you.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

28. “Other people’s criticisms about what you are capable of, have nothing to do with you.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

29. “Don’t aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.”– David Frost

30. “Creative solutions come at drastic times, if you open your mind to the possibilities. Free yourself to take a chance!” ― Julieanne O’Conner

31. “When you seek first to develop relationships based on personal and human ground, you will surely gain interest of another party.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

32. “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”– Booker T. Washington

33. “The most successful people I know are also the most reliable.” ― Wayne Gerard Trotman 

34. “It’s your life and no one else cares as much about it as you should.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

35. “When you get clear on your own boundaries, you will find it easy to decide what you are willing to accept in your career.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

36. “Indiscretions can lead to great lessons.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

37. “Successful people do the right thing just because it is the right thing. Not minding if no one is committed to it.” ― Benjamin Scuola

38. “When you make an embarrassing mistake, learn to let the memories be enough to let you laugh about it today.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

39. “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”– Vince Lombardi

40. “The most attractive thing about you should have less to do with your face or body and more to do with your attitude and how you treat people.” ― Germany Kent 

41. “What makes a person unique is their vision, their belief, their passion, and their flat out unwillingness to give up.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

42. Action is the foundational key to all success.”– Pablo Picasso

43. “Magic always happens when you direct your inner powers to the object you want to change.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

44. “Did you know you could destroy dragons? Dragons are not actually real, they just roar to scare you away from your goals. In fact they are afraid of determined heroes, they take flight at their approach” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

45. “Opportunities seldom appear wrapped in shiny paper with a big bow as you might hope. Remaining open to the packages they do in fact come in, regardless of how they appear, can lead to hugely profound experiences.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

46. “Even if everybody says it’s impossible, with determination, there is always something you can do. The last thing is to give up without trying.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

47. “Most successful people are always on vacation.” ― Debasish Mridha 

48. “Successful people will tell you that they do not wonder if they are going to succeed. They know they will. It’s just a matter of when.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

49. “People who believe in their own potential, and who are driven by purpose, rarely have time to talk about it.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

50. “Life’s unpredictable path and length, should be enough to make you want to take a chance.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

51. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”– Dale Carnegie

52. “Before you get a bad attitude by drawing recurring conclusions to new situation based on past experiences, be sure to look for the possibilities.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

53. “Life is full of surprises but you are exactly where you are supposed to be. Start there.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

54. “Sometimes what may appear as unfair, may actually be a huge favor from the Universe, pushing you in the right direction to live your dreams.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

55. “I take my integrity seriously, but make no mistake, I do not rely on others to do the same.” ― Julieanne O’Connor 

56. “Anything is possible with laughter. If you can laugh out loud, especially at a life of mistakes, you will come out unscathed.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

57. “Every time someone starts a project he is considered nuts until he beats all the odds and laughs the last.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

58. “Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.”– Orison Swett Marden

59. “Choose your path or others may choose it for you.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

60. “A lion does not flinch at laughter coming from a hyena.” ― Suzy Kassem

61. “It is very normal for one ugly weed to not want to stand alone.” ― Suzy Kassem

62. “Success is to wake up each morning and consciously decide that today will be the best day of your life.” ― Ken Poirot 

63. “What is the success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose.”– Margaret Thatcher

64. “Motivating others leads to success whereas inspiring others leads to greatness.” ― Ken Poirot

65. “True success is achieved by stretching oneself, learning to feel comfortable being uncomfortable.” ― Ken Poirot

66. “Keep trying; failures increase the probability of success.” ― Ken Poirot

67. “A positive mindset alone in the absence of hard work will get you nowhere.” ― Ken Poirot

68. “Sometimes great achievements arrive much later than we expect, but they arrive, and they are great.” ― Sira Masetti

69. “Programming your mind with positive thoughts each day will go a long way to keep you from allowing external criticism to detail your dreams.” ― Ken Poirot

70. “Endurance precedes success.” ― Wayne Chirisa

71. “Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success.”– Bo Bennett 

72. “At that darkest moment, while drowning in the Abyss of Emotional Bankruptcy, reflect on this universal truth: the difference between success and failure is one more time.” ― Ken Poirot.

73. “The Six Steps to Success: 1) Define Success 2) Devise a Plan 3) Execute and Overcome Adversity 4) Measure Results with Key Metrics 5) Revise the Plan 6) Work Hard” ― Ken Poirot

74. “You must showcase your work, achievements, and performance in the best possible manner.” ― Abhishek Ratna

75. “Take a chance of your life, you’re risking nothing in this planet.” ― Nazim Ambalath

76. “Think big, to see big.” ― Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel 

77. “Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results.”– William James

78. “Successful People Find Good within The World. Impossibilities do not limit them. They seek the estimable lesson in every impediment.” ― Henry Johnson Jr

79. “Blame me not for my mistakes, for that’s common, but surely do for my achievements which I’m equally unaware of.” ― Ramana Pemmaraju 

80. “Hold on to anything you find that’s good and workable for you. Drop anything negative where you find it.” ― Germany Kent

81. “Keep running; keep dreaming, keep alive the flame of hope; defeat and despair will not catch up with you” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

82. “If you don’t put anything in place, do not expect miraculous results to appear.” ― Germany Kent

83. “Success will teach you who your real friends are.” ― Germany Kent

84. “You should never consider finished a war you did not win” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

85. “We are all heroes of our little worlds” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

86. “Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”– John Wooden

87. “A final victory is a succession of small victories” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

88. “Success sits on a mountain of mistakes” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

89. “Success is three parts hard work and one part serendipity; this serendipity is a direct result of the other three parts of hard work.” ― Ken Poirot

90. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”– A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

91. “Visionaries will always meet opposition from weak minds but the seeds they plant always save the world” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

92. “Success is across the roaring river, the brave shall cross it” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana 

93. “The road to your success is not a highway. You have to create it as you go” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

94. “Successful people know how to share their own dreams with other people.” ― Eraldo Banovac

95. “Successful people are two types; those who are meant to be, and those who try so hard and be. If you are not the first, be the second or try harder.” ― Alahdal A. Hussein

96. “A manager must appreciate and understand the importance of every resource he has. There is a specific purpose for every resource. It is the duty of the manager to utilise the resources to the fullest in the most appropriate manner.” ― Abhishek Ratna

97. “If you play smart, you may achieve your target without using up all your resources.” ― Abhishek Ratna

98. “To be successful you must be willing to leave your comfort zone. Even then success is not guaranteed” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

99. “One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.”– Benjamin Disraeli

100. “Passionate people say to their obstacles “I may fall, I may lose everything I have, but if I still get me, you are still in trouble because am coming back and when I come back, you are doomed”. Passion is a serious secret that sailed people to the top!” ― Israelmore Ayivor 

101. “Beware of those who step in the path of your dreams. They only dream to have the ability to take half your steps.” ― Suzy Kassem

102. “What separates people who made their dreams come true is not setting goals to achieve a life the way they expect it to be, but how they expect to be, in order to achieve it.” ― Shannon L. Alder

103. “Successful people never worry about what others are doing.” ― Oprah Winfrey

104. “A hopeful life is a successful life. People who bury their hopes and crave for someone’s success never know that their diamond is hidden as they envy other’s silver!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

105. “Take Action: Success is not guaranteed but inaction will guaranty failure.” ― Ken Poirot

106. “Behind every self-made person are blood, sweat and tears.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

107. “Be Courageous: Succeed or Fail Monumentally!” ― Ken Poirot

108. “Be careful you don’t give up on what is yet to give you victory. Many people quit when they were yet to win. Successful people never quit and I believe no quitter had ever been successful too.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

109. “The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.”– Ayn Rand

110. “Learn how they failed and succeeded, then fail on and succeed”― Bangambiki Habyarimana

111. “Forget about tomorrow; it’s a myth. You only have today to do what you want to do” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

112. “I admire successful men and women who endured and overcome unusual circumstances to fulfill their dreams.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita 

113. “Successful people know what they want. They seek clarity in their lives and follow their own dreams.” ― Kishore Bansal

114. “Fall in love with the habit of learning from the great successful people who came before you, so that you don’t spend the rest of your life as a stranger to success.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

115. “Most times, success does not come as tiny droplets of showers freely falling on every roof; it comes in heavy flows like a stream. Use the bigger dream barrels!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

116. “One of the differences between some successful and unsuccessful people is that one group is full of doors, while the other is full of wishers.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

117. “Eighty percent of success is showing up.”– Woody Allen 

118. Negative minds perceive successful people as lucky individuals because they are unaware of their past struggles, challenges and obstacles. But the truth is, they are ‘lucky’ today because they refuse to give up on themselves.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

119. “The strongest and most successful people in the world have a strong united team backing them up.” ― Sunday Adelaja

120. “A lot of people don’t see the obstacles, struggles, and challenges that come as payments for success, that’s why they tend to see successful people as individuals who are very lucky in life.” ― Edmond Mbiaka

121. “No one on earth is “functionless”. The problem we usually have is that functions of people are being displayed in the wrong positions! Change position!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

122. “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.”– Arnold H. Glasow

123. “Give the world what it wants and it will give you what you want” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

124. “Be passionate and become successful. Share your success, be it an information, income and emotions with someone who need them most. You are a success… Make an impact!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

125. “The secret for mastery is concentration; the success of concentration is in elimination. Avoid everything in general and focus one thing in particular. You will be a master!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

126. “If you fall into the category of people who want to make a great use of their existence, you need to ask yourself these two questions; “what am I doing now”?; “Where is it taking me to?”.” ― Israelmore Ayivor 

127. “Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.”– Dale Carnegie 

128. “Decide be a success; decide to be great, decide to be above average, decide to do the very best of you. Do you know who a P.O.O.R person is? P.O.O.R people are those who are “Passing On Opportunities Repeatedly”!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

129. “The storm is here and now. The rains come and water floods our lives. Nothing last forever and the rainbow always appears.”― Michaelson Williams

130. “Positive thinkers never allow fears to intimidate them because they have seen themselves succeeded already.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

131. “If success is a miracle then you must be the miracle worker” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

132. “A mistake is a stepping stone to success” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

133. “The most successful men work smart, not hard” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

134. “Success is not a romantic word, it’s an ugly world.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

135. “Success is not a luxury. It’s a must. Succeed or die” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

136. “When you succeed, you become the professor of the world” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

137. “Legends are covertly gallant; Enthusiasm covers their sweats.” ― Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

138. “It’s not that success is guaranteed that we go to war. It’s because it is the only alternative we have left to avoid annihilation” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

139. “Everything is possible to god, even your success” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

140. “Every great dream has no defined parameters, out of fear we set the limitations.” ― Wayne Chirisa 

141. “People who become successful take every “today’s victory” as a rehearsal for tomorrows trophy.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

142. “Meetings at work present great opportunities to showcase your talent. Do not let them go to waste.” ― Abhishek Ratna

143. “Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening that talking.” ― Bernard Baruch

144. “Your success, more than you expect, will be telling—of—who your true friends are.” ― Kamini Arichandran

145. “Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.”– Arnold H. Glasow

146. “Don’t envy what people have, emulate what they did to have it.” ― Tim Fargo
147. “Successful people are defined as ordinary people who never gave up on their dreams and passion is the secret of that persistence!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

148. “The outcome is not up to you. The outlook is.” ― Germany Kent

149. “Passion is different from interest. Those who are just interested in things have the “wish”, but passionate people have the “will”.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

150. “He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.”– Elbert Hubbard

151. “People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”– Tony Robbins 

152. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”– William Feather 

153. “Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.”– Jon Bon Jovi

154. “Sometimes life is unpredictable, as are people.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

155. “Stand strong in your value. That starts by knowing your value.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

156. “Those things that are not within your control can often be the very things that set you free.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

157. “As long as you’re alive you’re going to be thrown a few obstacles. It’s what you do with them that matters.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

158. “Opportunities rarely give second chances.” ― Julieanne O’Connor 

159. “You never know who you’re talking to. Don’t judge. Remember people who you encounter are put in your path for a reason.” ― Julieanne O’Connor

160. “Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”– Oscar Wilde

161. “Success in life is not for those who run fast, but for those who keep running and always on the move.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

162. “To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”– Mark Twain

163. “You don’t need to work hard to earn an empire; there is an army of slaves to do it for you.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

164. “Often, it takes more guts than skill to open doors. Once the doors get opened, then it’s up to you.” ― Julieanne O’Conner

165. “When you believe it, you’ve created it, whatever it is” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

166. “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 

167. “Opportunity doesn’t make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives.” ― Tim Fargo

168. “At the very moment when people underestimate you is when you can make a breakthrough.” ― Germany Kent

169. “Though no one can backtrack and create a brand new start, Everyone is capable of taking their life in a brand new direction.” ― Germany Kent

170. “Start today creating a vision for yourself, your life, and your career. Bounce back from adversity and create what you want, rebuild and rebrand. Tell yourself it’s possible along the way, have patience, and maintain peace with yourself during the process..” ― Germany Kent

171. “There is no shortcut for hard work that leads to effectiveness. You must stay disciplined because most of the work is behind the scenes.” ― Germany Kent

172. “If you’re reading this, I hope God opens incredible doors for your life this year. Greatness is upon you. You must believe it though.” ― Germany Kent

173. “Embrace who you are and your divine purpose. Identify the barriers in your life, and develop discipline, courage and the strength to permanently move beyond them, and keep moving forward.” ― Germany Kent

174. “Be yourself….and make the world adjust!” ― Germany Kent

175. “Your words control your life, your progress, your results, even your mental and physical health. You cannot talk like a failure and expect to be successful.” ― Germany Kent 

176. “No one else knows exactly what the future holds for you, no one else knows what obstacles you’ve overcome to be where you are, so don’t expect others to feel as passionate about your dreams as you do.” ― Germany Kent

177. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know & start charging for it.”– Kim Garst

178. “If you are in a position where you can reach people, then use your platform to stand up for a cause. HINT: social media is a platform.” ― Germany Kent

179. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”– Mark Twain

180. “Hit the reset button. Whatever happened yesterday, forget about it. Get a new perspective. Today is a new day. Fresh start, begins now.” ― Germany Kent

181. “Be around people that make you want to be a better person, who make you feel good, make you laugh, and remind you what’s important in life.” ― Germany Kent

182. “I made my name”. What does this mean? It means you developed the traits that are specific to successful people, passion- the ability to stay focus focused and the determination to never, never, never give up” ― Sunday Adelaja

183. “Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.” ― Germany Kent