80 Success Quotes to Inspire You to Be Courageous and Brave

80 Success Quotes to Inspire You to Be Courageous and Brave

(Last Updated: December 13, 2021, by Christina)

When someone talk about success, what comes in your mind?

Well, different people have different perspectives of being successful. Some people describe success as possessing luxury cars and a big home, while others decode it as fame. Interestingly, there are people who perceive success to be a life filled with love and enjoyment spent with family, which is simple yet heart-warming.

In addition, Eugene (2016) further elaborates that we are the only one that can answer to the above question. Since everyone has a different viewpoint on what it means to be successful in life and views success differently, so there can't be a universal definition on that. Thus, it is important that you learn how to describe success in life! Make a conscious effort to understand what achievement, accomplishment, and wealth mean to you in your life. Then only should you reflect on your dreams and aspirations until you have found out what is important to you.

Here, we have collected 80 quotes about success for you to always be courageous in achieving your dreams. If you are interested in any of the quotes and wish to keep it near to you every time, you may print it on button badges and clip them on your stationary case or bags for you to be motivated all the time!


80 Success Quotes to Inspire You to Be Courageous and Brave

  1. "Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts." - Winston S. Churchill

  2. "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." - Herman Melville

  3. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." - Henry David Thoreau

  4. "Opportunities don't happen. You create them." - Chris Grosser

  5. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." - John D. Rockefeller

  6. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." - Thomas Jefferson

  7. "Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better." - Jim Rohn

  8. "Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion." - Tony Hsieh

  9. "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

  10. "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." - Jim Rohn

  11. "All progress takes place outside the comfort zone." - Michael John Bobak 
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  12. "Do one thing every day that scares you." - Anonymous

  13. "Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning." - Robert Kiyosaki

  14. "The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

  15. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney

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

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

  18. "If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse." - Jim Rohn

  19. "I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure--It is: Try to please everybody." - Herbert Bayard Swope

  20. "Fall seven times and stand up eight." - Japanese Proverb

  21. "Some people dream of success while others wake up and work." - Unknown

  22. "If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney
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  23. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him." - David Brinkley

  24. "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." - Bill Cosby

  25. "In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can." - Nikos Kazantzakis

  26. "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." - Thomas Edison

  27. "You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it." - Oprah Winfrey

  28. "There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality." - Anthony Robbins

  29. "I failed my way to success." - Thomas Edison

  30. "I never dreamed about success, I worked for it." - Estee Lauder

  31. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vidal Sassoon

  32. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavour.” ― Truman Capote

  33. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” ― Steve Maraboli
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  34. “Let the improvement of yourself keep you so busy that you have no time to criticize others.” ― Roy T. Bennett

  35. “Sometimes it takes a good fall to really know where you stand” ― Hayley Williams

  36. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ― Oliver Goldsmith

  37. “Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.” ― Coco Chanel

  38. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” ― Robert F. Kennedy

  39. “If you try and lose then it isn't your fault. But if you don't try and we lose, then it's all your fault.” ― Orson Scott Card

  40. “At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” ― Steve Maraboli

  41. “Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” ― Winston S. Churchill

  42. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

  43. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.” ― Vince Lombardi

  44. “Never was anything great achieved without danger.” ― Niccolo Machiavelli
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  45. “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.” ― Jason Mraz

  46. “Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward.” ― Roy T. Bennett

  47. “And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed!” ― Dr. Suess

  48. “The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts - it gives you what you demand with your actions.” ― Steve Maraboli

  49. “Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.” ― Joyce Brothers

  50. “Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.” ― Robert T. Kiyosaki

  51. “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.” ― Steve Maraboli

  52. “You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your purpose, and to do it courageously.” ― Steve Maraboli

  53. “Success comes from the inside out. In order to change what is on the outside, you must first change what is on the inside.” ― Idowu Koyenikan

  54. “To be successful you need friends and to be very successful you need enemies.” ― Sidney Sheldon

  55. “Failures are the stairs we climb to reach success.” ― Roy T. Bennett 
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  56. “Don’t let mental blocks control you. Set yourself free. Confront your fear and turn the mental blocks into building blocks.” ― Dr Roopleen

  57. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.” ― Suzy Kassem

  58. “Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.” ― Robert Strauss

  59. “There is no progress or accomplishment without sacrifice.” ― Idowu Koyenikan

  60. “All the time you're saying to yourself, 'I could do that, but I won't,' — which is just another way of saying that you can't.” ― Richard P. Feynman

  61. “The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom.” ― George S. Patton Jr.

  62. “What is considered impossible is someone else’s opinion. What is possible is my decision.” ― Idowu Koyenikan

  63. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment” ― Oprah Winfrey

  64. “Success will be within your reach only when you start reaching out for it.” ― Stephen Richards

  65. “Men are born to succeed, not to fail.” ― Henry David Thoreau

  66. “It's failure that gives you the proper perspective on success.” ― Ellen DeGeneres 
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  67. “Life always begins with one step outside of your comfort zone.” ― Shannon L. Alder

  68. “There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.” ― Aaron Lauritsen

  69. “A quitter never wins-and-a winner never quits.” ― Napoleon Hill

  70. “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That’s the essence of it.” ― Vince Lombardi

  71. “Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.” ― Tim Fargo

  72. “Your success and happiness lie in you.” ― Helen Keller

  73. “If you're not gonna go all the way, why go at all?” ― Joe Namath

  74. “When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.” ― Joseph Joubert

  75. “The most important thing is this: to sacrifice what you are now for what you can become tomorrow.” ― Shannon Alder

  76. “Those who don't jump will never fly.” ― Leena Ahmad Almashat

  77. “The roughest roads often lead to the top.” ― Christina Aguilera

  78. “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” ― Beverly Sills

  79. “The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.” ― Will Rogers

  80. “The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.” - Aaron Lauritsen
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You see, there is no one-size-fits-all formula to success. It is likely that what works for you does not mean it would work for anyone else. There may not be a magical recipe for success, but there are some basic steps you may take to maximize the chances of success in life, love, career, or whatever else that is important to you.

Being successful absolutely brings a joy. But do you know that when the success is shared with other people, it can double the joy? Yes, we guarantee that! So, if you want to celebrate the great news, we suggest you to surprise your loved ones by customizing your own personalised printed gifts using your favourite success quotes. It surely will bring a memorable event in your life and theirs too!

Finding success isn’t as easy as reading one or two success quotes and magically changing your life. However, if you want to turn your life around, these quotes may inspire you to do so.

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