Quotes and Sayings about Success

Fame and success are very different things.

Enya

It's not just the NFL. Every other league has a draft. It has been fundamental to the success of professional sports.

Roger Goodell

Once you can accept failure, you can have fun and success.

Rickey Henderson

The writing of a melody is an emotional moment success doesn't make it easy.

Enya

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.

Roger Staubach

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.

Linda Evans

It's an awesome responsibility, not only to maintain the level of success the NFL has, but to build on that.

Roger Goodell

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.

Bode Miller

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

I'm a mum, so my wardrobe consists of sweaters and jeans. As long as I don't leave the house forgetting my jeans, I count that as a fashion success.

Gail Porter

Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society. The higher the tax level, the greater the failure. A centrally planned totalitarian state represents a complete defeat for the civilized world, while a totally voluntary society represents its ultimate success.

Mark Skousen

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

Independent films have a very different cachet than success films.

Diane Lane

Immigrants provide skills that we simply cannot afford to do without. They have contributed hugely to Britain's success.

Charles Kennedy

I'm astonished by my success.

Danielle Steel

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.

NeNe Leakes

I just want to continue the success and be an athlete that is shown in a good light in New York City.

Victor Cruz

When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success.

Enya

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.

Shelby Foote

It's the price of success: people start to think you're omnipotent.

Ben Bernanke

The secret of my success is my hairspray.

Richard Gere