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15 Success Quotes From History's Greatest Minds
Sometimes you have to look back to go forward, learning from others' experiences and soaking up their infinite knowledge as you go. Luckily, the decades before us gave rise to some of the brightest minds in history-and judging from all their accomplishments, they definitely knew a thing or two about success.

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Dale Carnegie

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

Dale Carnegie

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“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.”

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Booker T. Washington

“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

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Truman Capote
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”

Truman Capote

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Henry W. Longfellow

“The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do, well.”

Henry W. Longfellow

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George S. Patton
“I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.”

George S. Patton

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Oscar Wilde
“Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.”

Oscar Wilde

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Pablo Picasso

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”

Pablo Picasso

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Henry David Thoreau
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

Henry David Thoreau

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Winston Churchill
“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Winston Churchill

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Thomas A. Edison

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas A. Edison

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Abraham Lincoln
“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.”

Abraham Lincoln

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John D. Rockefeller Jr.

“The secret of success is to do the common thing uncommonly well.”

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

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Ralph Waldo Emerson
“All successful men have agreed in one thing—they were causationists. They believed that things went not by luck, but by law; that there was not a weak or a cracked link in the chain that joins the...

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Aristotle Onassis
“The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.”

Aristotle Onassis

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"I think I have learned that the best way to lift one's self up is to help someone else." - Booker T. Washington

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How to manifest an unconditional Desire

  • Occupy your surroundings with desire superstars.
  • Substitute the roots of pessimistic energy with affirmative and optimistic energy. 
  • Take action upon well-researched and thought-out knowledge.
  • Put yourself in positive places, and surround yourself with good people.
  • Burn those bridges, such that you commit and leave yourself without any other choice but to push on.
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