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15 Success Quotes From History's Greatest Minds

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

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15 Success Quotes From History's Greatest Minds

15 Success Quotes From History's Greatest Minds

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Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie

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

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

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

Booker T. Washington

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.”

Truman Capote

Truman Capote

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

Henry W. Longfellow

Henry W. Longfellow

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

George S. Patton

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.”

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

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

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

“Action is the foundational key to all success.”

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

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

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

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

Thomas A. Edison

Thomas A. Edison

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

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

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

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

John D. Rockefeller Jr.

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 first and last of things.”

Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Onassis

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

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