Quotes and Sayings about Success
Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.
You can take Elvis. You can take Marilyn Monroe. Success and fame will not be the answer if something inside of you is bothering you, if things in your mind aren't going right.
It's an awesome responsibility, not only to maintain the level of success the NFL has, but to build on that.
It's not just the NFL. Every other league has a draft. It has been fundamental to the success of professional sports.
I'm extremely ambitious. I don't know why people are afraid to say that. I won't sell my soul to the devil, but I do want success and I don't think that's bad.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Immigrants provide skills that we simply cannot afford to do without. They have contributed hugely to Britain's success.
Former Olympians also get paid to make appearances. Many of them won their medals in an era when Olympic success didn't go hand-in-hand with financial success.
Mary Lou Retton
The delusions of self-love cannot be prevented, but intellectual misconceptions as to the means of achieving success may be corrected.
George Henry Lewes
Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
P. G. Wodehouse
I would love to be a guest on a talk show or a panel that shows women who have been on reality shows who've had success, to prove to audiences that you don't have to be a fool to become successful.
I just want to continue the success and be an athlete that is shown in a good light in New York City.
When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success.
My wife Elizabeth and I started The Really Terrible Orchestra for people like us who are pretty hopeless musicians who would like to play in an orchestra. It has been a great success. We give performances we've become the most famous bad orchestra in the world.
Alexander McCall Smith
I think that everything you do helps you to write if you're a writer. Adversity and success both contribute largely to making you what you are. If you don't experience either one of those, you're being deprived of something.
Success, in whatever form it takes, is a tricky thing - once you've achieved your goal, then what? Where do you aim?
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
It's nice, being brought up with no money at all. It's just not how I measure success, so that makes it a bunch easier.
I think people in Botswana are pleased that my books paint a positive picture of their lives and portray the country as being very special. They've made a great success of their country, and the people are fed up with the constant reporting of only the problems and poverty of the continent. They welcome something which puts the positive side.
Alexander McCall Smith