50 Most Powerful Success Quotes of All Time

1-The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. Amelia Earhart

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. Amelia Earhart


2- Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. Lou Holtz

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. Lou Holtz


3- What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. Wayne Dyer

What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds. Wayne Dyer


4- Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard

Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced. Soren Kierkegaard


5- The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up. John C. Maxwell

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. John C. Maxwell


6- In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln


7- Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. Henry Ford


8- Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. C. S. Lewis

Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become. C. S. Lewis


9- The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey

The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams. Oprah Winfrey


10- I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan


11- If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. Jim Rohn

If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much. Jim Rohn


12- There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. Nelson Mandela

There is no passion to be found playing small--in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. Nelson Mandela


13- Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life. John F. Kennedy

Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life. John F. Kennedy


14- My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou


15- All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson


16- We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Winston Churchill


17- God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. Voltaire

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. Voltaire


18- When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. Eleanor Roosevelt

When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor. Eleanor Roosevelt


19- Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. Albert Einstein


20- Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy


21- Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them–that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them--that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu


22- Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life. Brian Tracy

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life. Brian Tracy


23- The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi


24- Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. Thomas Jefferson

Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. Thomas Jefferson


25- Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho


26- Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw


27- Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. Leo Buscaglia


28- The only disability in life is a bad attitude. Scott Hamilton

The only disability in life is a bad attitude. Scott Hamilton


29- Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James


30- Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. Matt Cameron

Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive. Matt Cameron


31- Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery — there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair. Rick Warren

Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It's a journey of discovery -- there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair. Rick Warren


32- The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. Aristotle

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. Aristotle


33- Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller

Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller


34- Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner. Les Brown

Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner. Les Brown


35- We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. Roosevelt

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. Roosevelt


36- In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost


37- The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you. Tony Robbins

The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you. Tony Robbins


38- Today is life — the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. Dale Carnegie

Today is life -- the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto. Dale Carnegie


39- Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. Vivian Komori

Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. Vivian Komori


40- My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose — somehow we win out. Ronald Reagan

My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose -- somehow we win out. Ronald Reagan


41- Each person must live their life as a model for others. Rosa Parks

Each person must live their life as a model for others. Rosa Parks


42- Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. Billy Graham

Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. Billy Graham


43- Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard

Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out of it alive. Elbert Hubbard


44- People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt

People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt


45- Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?' Martin Luther King, Jr.


46- There are three constants in life…change, choice and principles. Stephen Covey

There are three constants in life...change, choice and principles. Stephen Covey


47- Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. Dalai Lama

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them. Dalai Lama


48- Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius


49- There is more to life than increasing its speed. Mahatma Gandhi

There is more to life than increasing its speed. Mahatma Gandhi


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