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Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. 
Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come
Dwayne Johnson 

Success comes when you learn from your mistakes and keep pressing forward
Amy Temple

The key to success is dedication to life-long learning
Stephen Covey

Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out
Robert Collier

If you really want to be successful and you really want to be happy,
don't have a job, have a purpose. When you've got a purpose,
the whole world is your office.
Paulo Coelho

Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor
Author Unknown

Being positive won't guarantee you'll succeed.
But being negative will guarantee you won't
Jon Gordon

Be with those that bring out the best in in you. not the stress in you
Author Unknown

Encouragement is oxygen for the soul
John C Maxwell

Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew.
I told them I would rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity
Author Unknown

The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little bit extra
Jimmy Johnson

Success isn't about what you accomplish in your life it's about what you inspire others to do
Author Unknown

Your smile is your logo, your personality is your business card,
how you leave others feeling after having an experience with you becomes your trademark
Jay Danzie

I can give you a six-word formula for success
Think things through - then follow through.
Eddie Rickenbacker

We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes,
but I think it's more important to learn from successes.
If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors
Norman Vincent Peale

In every success story, you find someone who has made a courageous decision
Peter F. Drucker

Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success.
When you do a thing, do it with all your mind.
Put your whole soul to it. Stamp it with your own personality.
Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object.
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm
Ralph Waldo Emerson

When performance exceeds ambition, the overlap is called success
Cullen Hightower

Success, real success, in any business requires a sense of urgency, a sense of personal mission
Ken Carnes

Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful
that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created
by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity
Joseph Sugarman

Honesty is the cornerstone of all success,
without which confidence and ability to perform cease to exist

Mary Kay Ash

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe,
and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success
Pablo Picasso

Nature gave us two ends: one to sit on and one to think with.
Ever since then, man's success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most

Robert Albert Bloch

The secret of success is consistency of purpose
Benjamin Disraeli

Your ability to discipline yourself to set clear goals, and then to work toward them every day,
will do more to guarantee your success than any other single factor
Brian Tracy

Talent is a dreadfully cheap commodity, cheaper than table salt.
What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work and study
Stephen King

The path to success is to take massive, determined action
Anthony Robbins

The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order
to enjoy greater rewards in the long term is the indispensable prerequisite for success
Brian Tracy

Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

All successful men and women are big dreamers.
They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect,
and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose

Brian Tracy

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success
Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Success is neither magical or mysterious.
Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals
Jim Rohn

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in
life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed

Booker T. Washington

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time
Arnold H. Glasow

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success
Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor.
Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing

B.C. Forbes

One of the secrets of success is to refuse to let temporary setbacks defeat us
Mary Kay Ash

Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong
Leo Buscaglia

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure

Colin L. Powell

Success is not measured by what a person accomplishes,
but by the opposition they have encountered,
and by the courage with which they have maintained
the struggle against overwhelming odds

Charles Lindberg

Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt.
Only by being open to change will you get the most from your talent
Nolan Ryan

Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.
Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Success is not the destination; it's a way to travel
Denis Waitley

Material success may result in the accumulation of possessions:
but only spiritual success will enable you to enjoy them
Nido Qubein

Success is never ending, failure is never final
Dr. Robert Schuller

When we do more than we are paid to do,
eventually we will be paid more for what we do
Zig Ziglar

Positive self-direction is the action plan that all winners in life use
to turn imagination into reality, fantasy into fact, and dreams into actual goals

Denis Waitley

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other
Abraham Lincoln

When your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt
Henry J. Kaiser

Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture
Lydia M. Child

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become
Jim Rohn

There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything
Vince Lombardi

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant:
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome
Ann Bradstreet

As long as you keep yourself centered, and are fulfilling the purpose you were sent
here for, you will succeed and be prosperous in all areas of life.
Jose Silva

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed
is more important than any other one thing
Abraham Lincoln

The patient person accepts a certain amount of failure knowing
that it is as important a thread in the fabric of life as is success.
Great individuals make great successes out of failure
Denis Waitley

One of the secrets to success is ideas mixed with inspiration
Jim Rohn

Integrity is the essence of everything successful
R. Buckminster Fuller

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it
Maya Angelou

Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have
Zig Ziglar

Successful people believe in the validity of their own dreams and goals,
even if dreams are all they have to go on
Denis Waitley

It's usually the last ounce of effort that tips the scales of success
Rick Beneteau

By staying focused and flexible, you will meet and exceed your major life-forming goals.
Success is not a resting-place - it is a launching pad
Denis Waitley

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding.
Hold this picture tenaciously and never permit it to fade.
Your mind will seek to develop this picture!
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Success is waking up in the morning, whoever you are,
wherever you are, however old or young, and bounding
out of bed because there's something out there you love
to do, that you believe in, that you're good at -
something that's bigger than you are, and you can
hardly wait to get at it again today

Whit Hobbs

There is a direct relationship between joy and effort.
The joy of success is in ratio to the amount of effort expended to achieve it

Denis Waitley

I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got
Walter Cronkite

There is more to success than reaching goals.
Even a vast fortune can leave you feeling alone, unfulfilled and spiritually poor.
Success must also include a joyful appreciation of living an authentic joy
that pulls us toward the next episode of our life's purpose
Steve Brunkhorst

Success is not for the timid. It is for those who seek guidance,
make decisions, and take decisive action
Jose Silva

The only person who succeeds is the person who is progressively
realizing a worthy ideal. That's the person who says, 'I'm going to become this'
and then begins to work toward that goal
Earl Nightingale

Success is not an entitlement. It has to be earned
Howard Schultz

I learned this, at least, by my experiment:
that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavours to live the life which he had imagined, he will
meet with a success unexpected in common hours
Henry David Thoreau

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an
unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen
Frank Lloyd Wright

To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind.
To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will.
To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed
Bernard Edmonds

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it
Maya Angelou

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner
English Proverb

Success is dependent upon the glands - sweat glands
Zig Ziglar

One that would have the fruit must climb the tree
Thomas Fuller

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough
Og Mandino

Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most
Al Capp

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand
Vince Lombardi

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things.
When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

Luck is the mindset of success in motion
Rick Beneteau

Success lies in the heart, and is activated by the hope that lies in the dream
Doug Firebaugh

If you work just for the money, you'll never make it,
but if you love what you're doing and you always
put the customer first, success will be yours
Ray Kroc

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places
Author Unknown

The trouble with many plans is that they are based on the way things are now.
To be successful, your personal plan must focus on what you want, not what you have

Nido Qubein

Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd:
a little bit more. They did all that was expected of them and a little bit more

A. Lou Vickery

In the end, its extra effort that separates a winner from second place.
But winning takes a lot more that that, too.
It starts with complete command of the fundamentals.
Then it takes desire, determination, discipline, and self-sacrifice.
And finally, it takes a great deal of love, fairness and respect for your fellow man.
Put all these together, and even if you don't win, how can you lose?
Jesse Owens

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough
Og Mandino

Even the most daring and accomplished people have undergone tremendous difficulty.
In fact, the more successful they became, the more they attributed their success
to the lessons learned during their most difficult times
Barbara Rose

To laugh often and love much, to appreciate beauty,
to find the best in others, to give one's self ... this is to have succeeded

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing that separates successful people from the ones
who aren't, is the willingness to work very very hard
Helen Gurley Brown

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability
Harry F. Banks

You always pass failure on the way to success
Mickey Rooney

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful
Author Unknown

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success.
A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!

Andrew Carnegie

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours
Henry David Thoreau

Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says,
make me feel important. Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life

Mary Kay Ash

I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number
of times I succeed. And the number of times I succeed is in direct
proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep trying!
Tom Hopkins

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your
success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and
co-workers, and even strangers you meet along the way
Barbara Bush

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

The first principle of success is desire-knowing what you want.
Desire is the planting of your seed

Robert Collier

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation
with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better

Barbara Pletcher

Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life
or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others
Danny Thomas

People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding
success because they don't know when to quit.
Most men succeed because they are determined to

George E. Allen

You are a success when you have made friends with your past,
are focused on the present, and are optimistic about your future

Zig Ziglar

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted
David Bly

What ever you do, do it well.
Do it so well that when people see you do it they will want to come back
and see you do it again and they will want
to bring others and show them how well you do what you do
Walt Disney

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work
Arthur Brisbane

To succeed you need to find something to hold on to,
something to motivate you, something to inspire you

Tony Dorsett

The road to success is always under construction
Author Unknown

The secret of success is constancy to purpose
Benjamin Franklin

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit

Conrad Hilton

Success is neither magical or mysterious.
Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals
Jim Rohn

No one ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him;
it is the amount and excellence of what is ov and above the required
that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction
Charles Kendall Adams

Success, in my view, is the willingness to strive for something you really want
Fran Tarkenton

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation
Mark Twain

You never achieve real success unless you like what you are doing
Dale Carnegie

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