Albert Einstein Page

“Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind.”

- Albert Einstein

Source/Notes: Einstein and the Poet (1983)
James Allen Page

“The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. [...] Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.”

- James Allen

Source/Notes: As A Man Thinketh (1902)
Arthur C. Brooks Page

“The system that enables the most people to earn the most success is free enterprise, by matching up people's skills, interests, and abilities. In contrast, redistribution simply spreads money around. Even worse, it attenuates the ability to earn success by perverting economic incentives.”

- Arthur C. Brooks

Source/Notes: A Conversation with Arthur C. Brooks, Part 1, An NRO Interview, June 23, 2010
Elbert Hubbard Page

“A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”

- Elbert Hubbard

Source/Notes: Loyalty in Business: One and Twenty Other Good Things (2005 edition), Cosimo, Inc. - ISBN: 9781596057647
Robert Baden-Powell Page

“Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster's own personal example.”

- Robert Baden-Powell


Louisa May Alcott Page

“Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.”

- Louisa May Alcott

Source/Notes: Little Women (2013 edition), Simon and Schuster - ISBN: 9781451685978
Bill Cosby Page

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

- Bill Cosby

Helen Keller Page

“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.”

- Helen Keller

Albert Schweitzer Page

“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

Source/Notes: Attributed. According to the article "Herman Cain: 'I Am the American Dream'" in Parade Magazine, Oct. 13, 1996, Herman Cain is the author of the quote.
Bruce Lee Page

“Choose the positive. — You have choice — you are master of your attitude — choose the POSITIVE, the CONSTRUCTIVE. Optimism is a faith that leads to success.”

- Bruce Lee

Source/Notes: Striking Thoughts (2000)


Vince Lombardi Page

“Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.”

- Vince Lombardi

Source/Notes: Attributed
Winston Churchill Page

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”

- Winston Churchill

John F. Kennedy Page

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”

- John F. Kennedy

Source/Notes: This is one of seven quotes inscribed on the walls at the gravesite of John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery. - Inaugural Address (1961)
George S. Patton Page

“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

Source/Notes: Attributed
Abdul Kalam Page

“Happiness, satisfaction, and success in life depend on making the right choices, the winning choices. There are forces in life working for you and against you. One must distinguish the beneficial forces from the malevolent ones and choose correctly between them.”

- Abdul Kalam

Source/Notes: Wings of Fire


Edward Everett Hale Page

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

- Edward Everett Hale

Source/Notes: Often misattributed to Henry Ford. As quoted in: Addresses of the President of the U.S. and the Director of the Bureau of the Budget, 1922
Ronald Reagan Page

“We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.”

- Ronald Reagan