Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Life and Business

It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.

Herman Melville

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The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.

Colin R. Davis

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Sir Colin Rex Davis was an English conductor, known for his association with the London Symphony Orchestra, having first conducted it in 1959. His repertoire was broad, but among the composers with whom he was particularly associated were Mozart, Berlioz, Elgar, Sibelius, Stravinsky and Tippett.

If you are not willing to risk the usual

you will have to settle for the ordinary
Jim Rohn

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Emanuel James Rohn, professionally known as Jim Rohn, was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.

If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.

Steve Jobs

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Steven Paul Jobs was an American business magnate, industrial designer, media proprietor, and investor.

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.

Bruce Lee

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Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong and American martial artist, martial arts instructor, actor, director, screenwriter, producer, and philosopher.

You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job

And not be paid for it.
Oprah Winfrey


Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.

I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.

Estee Lauder

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Estée Lauder was an American businesswoman. She co-founded her eponymous cosmetics company with her husband, Joseph Lauter. Lauder was the only woman on Time magazine's 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses of the 20th century.

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Vidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon CBE was a British hairstylist, businessman, and philanthropist. He was noted for repopularising a simple, close-cut geometric hairstyle called the bob cut, worn by famous fashion designers.

The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.

Aristotle Onassis

Aristotle Socrates Onassis, was a Greek shipping magnate who amassed the world's largest privately-owned shipping fleet and was one of the world's richest and most famous men.

Don't be distracted by criticism.

Remember--the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.
Zig Ziglar

Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.

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