Monday, September 10, 2012


"Whatever you are, be a good one. Success is always built on doing well the job that's in front of you today. I've found that people who are always worried about the next move in the chess game of their life never quite get at that move. Don't think that way because, if you're always worrying about the next step, it will compromise your ability to do your current job well." –Dr. Ed Penhoet

“The most overrated attribute for success in life is ability by itself. Character and intelligence have a way to defeat ability by itself. And if you combine the three, you have something special.” -Jimmy Tillette

"Success begins once we learn that the hard way is often the best way and the long way is often the right way." –Barclay
"Morale and attitude are the fundamentals to success." - Bud Wilkinson

"When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, this is happiness, this is success." –Orison Swett Marden

“If you’re always striving to achieve a success that is defined by someone else, I think you’ll always be frustrated.” –Mike Krzyzewski

“Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family background; they are measured by the size of their thinking.” -David Schwartz

"Here's my definition of success: choosing to enter into the arena of action, determined to give yourself to that cause which will better mankind and last for eternity. Success is more than just power or not violating the rights of others; it is the privilege of contributing to the betterment of others." -John C. Maxwell
"The greatest detriment to tomorrow's success is today's success." -Rick Warren

“Failure can be bought on easy terms; success must be paid for in advance.” -Cullen Hightower

"Success -- it's what you do with what you've got." –Woody Hayes

“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.” -Wilferd A. Peterson

“What is success? Success comes from consistency in performance. People who have consistent performance do it a certain way.” –Nick Saban

“Average people look for ways of getting away with it; successful people look for ways of getting on with it.”  -Jim Rohn

“Success is not a pie with a limited number of pieces. The success of others has very little bearing on your success. You and everyone you know can become successful without anyone suffering setbacks, harm, or downturns.” -Denis Waitley

“You don’t become enormously successful without encountering and overcoming a number of extremely challenging problems.” -Mark Victor Hansen

“Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one’s talents and gifts to the benefits of others—these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away.” -Gerald Ford

“When you identify something that you do well, that you enjoy doing, and that supports the values that are important to you, you have defined success in your terms.” -Nido Qubein

“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’ ” -Brian Tracy

“Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have.” -Zig Ziglar

"There are two kinds of success. There’s success in your own eyes and there’s success in the eyes of other people. If you want to feel successful in your own eyes, you gotta feel satisfies with your life, satisfied with your accomplishments. That’s success.” –Red Auerbach
 “Success to me is the satisfaction of knowing that I’ve been prepared, I’ve done absolutely everything I could do that’s in my control to be prepared. And I guess part of success is being committed to enjoying the process.” –Anne Donovan

“Success is progress. It’s becoming better at what you do. That’s what I always emphasize with the players, that if you can improve your skills and take advantage of it, that’s success. I don’t necessarily measure it in winning and losing, although that’s always a factor. But if you’ve improved, that’s success.” –Bill Walsh

“I would define success as doing the absolute best that you are capable of doing. That’s not the same as winning every game—it’s being as good as you could possibly be.” –Tony Dungy

“Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.” –John Wooden

“I would say that success is never final. No matter what you achieve, you’ve gotta move forward. It’s gotta be onward and upward because it’s not final. You can go from being pretty successful to pretty downtrodden and you can do it very quickly, particularly in this business.” –Bill Parcells

“Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming.” –John Wooden

"The price of success is continued work." –Bob Pruett

“Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgment, repeated every day. It is the accumulative weight of our disciplines and our judgments that leads us to either fortune or failure.” –Jim Rohn

"Success is the ongoing process of striving to become more. It is the opportunity to continually grow emotionally, socially, spiritually, physiologically, intellectually, and financially whole contributing in some positive way to others. The road to success is always under construction. It is a progressive course, not an end to be reached." -Tony Robbins

"Success is peace of mind that is the direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming." –John Wooden

"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go." -William Feather

"I learned that winning is not simply scoring the most points. In fact, true success has little to do with the final score.” –Jim Tressel
“Success for me has clearly been about being able to live in the present—live fully and in this moment.” –Tyler Perry

"The ladder of success doesn’t care who climbs it.” -Frank Tyger

"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and misses. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that’s why I succeed!” –Michael Jordan

“God’s definition of success is really one of significance—the significant difference our lives can make in the lives of others. This significance doesn’t show up in win-loss records, long resumes, or the trophies gathering dust on our mantels. It’s found in the hearts and lives of those we’ve come across who are in some way better because of the way we lived.” –Tony Dungy

"Success all begins with attention to, and perfection of, details. They usually accompany success." –John Wooden

“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” -Theodore Roosevelt

“The difference between champions and near champions is the ability to play for something outside of self.” That’s motivation! No one can achieve lasting success without it." –Bob Zuppke

"The greatest thing a man can do in this world is to make the most possible out of the stuff that has been given him. This is success, and there is no other." –Orison Swett Marden

"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out, without ceasing." -Robert Collier

“What success does to you.  It is like a habit-forming drug that, in victory, saps your elation and, in defeat, deepens your despair.  Once you have sampled it you are hooked, and now I lie in bed, not sleeping the sleep of the victor but wide awake, seeing the other people who are coming in next Sunday.” –Vince Lombardi