Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life;
it's about what you inspire others to do.
- Anonymous -
A Inspiring Success and Failure Quotes by William Atkinson
We are sending out thoughts of greater or less intensity all the time, and we are reaping the results of such thoughts.
Not only do our thought-waves influence ourselves and others, but they have a drawing power - they attract to us the thoughts of others, things, circumstances, people, 'luck', in accord with the character of the thought uppermost in our minds.
No one wants to feel weak or worse, to face the consequences of not succeeding at something.
But the real problem starts not with failing, but when the person starts feeling that failure is a part of his or her identity, rather than something that occurs naturally as a part of life.
The best way to deal with failure is to accept the fact that it is an inevitable part of every person’s success journey.
Success and Failure quotes of Napoleon Hill "Most so called failures are only temporary defeats and that every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit."
Success and Failure quotes of Napoleon Hill
"Most great people have achieved their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure"
Obstacles or brick walls as I call them often show up to teach us a lesson that you would not have learned any other way.
These are also stepping stones that bring you closer to your goals, because apart from the lessons and the insights they bring, they also make you stronger to overcome greater challenges on your way to success.
I know at the time it may not feel like that, I find now that when I knock down a brick wall I have moved closer to my goal, I feel quite powerful and look forward to the next brick wall as I know that I have moved forward a little bit more, so look forward to them and knock them down, you are well on your way.
The next time you don’t succeed, don’t let the mistake define you.
Give yourself the time to feel the disappointment and hurt that comes with it, but limit it.
Reflect on what you can get from this experience and move forward.
Another way to cope with it is to laugh at mistakes., humor is an effective strategy for coping with failure.
Learn to laugh at your mistakes and remember, no matter how many mistakes you make in life, you are not a failure unless you quit.
Transform your life and discover how:
Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.
There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.
The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.
The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.
Do one thing every day that scares you.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life; it's about what you inspire others to do.
Anonymous, success and Failure quotes
The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable
There is no failure except in no longer trying.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
With a hint of good judgment, to fear nothing, not failure or suffering or even death, indicates that you value life the most.You live to the extreme; you push limits; you spend your time building legacies. Those do not die.
No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who’s always had everything work out for them with zero struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist.
Opportunities don't happen. You create them.
Chris Grosser, success and Failure quotes
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
Colin R. Davis
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
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
Ellen DeGeneres, success and Failure quotes
It’s failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.
When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel
I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.
Giving up is the only sure way to fail.
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, success and Failure quotes
The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
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, success and Failure quotes
The phoenix must burn to emerge.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Everything you want is on the other side of fear.
Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on it. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
Johnny Cash, success and Failure quotes
We are all failures – at least the best of us are
What is the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?
Failure is so important. We speak about success all the time. It is the ability to resist failure or use failure that often leads to greater success. I’ve met people who don’t want to try for fear of failing.
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
John D. Rockefeller
Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better.
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.
If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Jim Rohn, success and Failure quotes
The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.
Fall seven times and stand up eight.
If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.
Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
Michael John Bobak, success and Failure quotes
I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
I’d rather be partly great than entirely useless.
Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Paulo Coelho, success and Failure quotes
If you don’t try at anything, you can’t fail… it takes back bone to lead the life you want
Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy
Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.
Robert T. Kiyosaki
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.
Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.
I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Thomas A. Edison
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.
Tony Hsieh, success and Failure quotes
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
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.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
I failed my way to success.
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.
The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill, success and Failure quotes
Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.
Winston S. Churchill
Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.