Quotations about Success

To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.
Michael Korda
To be successful, you must decide exactly what you want to accomplish, then resolve to pay the price to get it.
Bunker Hunt
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
William Boetcker
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
Isaac Newton
No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
George Washington Carver
Men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparation for their victories.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic.
Jean Sibelius
It is a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham
The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom.