Favorite Quotations ~† Success, 8 Leadership from the Inside Out

"Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it." ~ Elbert Hubbard


I always wanted to be somebody. If I made it, it's half because I was game enough to take a lot of punishment along the way and half because there were a lot of people who cared enough to help me. ~ Althea Gibson

Everyone excels in something in which another fails. ~ Latin Proverb

Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm. ~ Winston Churchill

I never actually expected success, but it doesn't surprise me when it comes because I know how much work I put into what I do. ~ Russell Crowe, Words from the Stars, 2001

Success isnít measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace. ~ Mike Ditka

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk-- and to act. ~ Maxwell Maltz, IBD, 6/7/04

Natural talent, intelligence, a wonderful education--none of these guarantees success. Something else is needed: the sensitivity to understand what other people want and the willingness to give it to them. Wordly success depends on pleasing others. No one is going to win fame, recognition, or advancement just because he or she thinks it's deserved. Someone else has to think so too. ~ John Luther

The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm. ~ Orison Swett Marden

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