Advice on success is like clothing: rarely does one size fit all. So, we’ve compiled these words of wisdom in hopes that at least one of them provides you some inspiration.


– “Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.” – David Brooks

– “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

– “Complaining about a problem without posing a solution is called whining.” – Teddy Roosevelt

– “Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.” –  Anonymous

– “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

– “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” – Albert Einstein

– “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castenada

– “A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.” – James Keller

– “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.” – Anonymous

– “Success doesn’t come from what you do occasionally. It comes from what you do consistently.” – Marie Forleo

– “Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” – G.K. Nielson

– “Stop calling it a dream. It’s time to call it a plan.” – Anonymous

– “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – John F. Kennedy

– “A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.” – Jim Watkins

– “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell

– “People with purpose, goals, and visions have no time for drama. They invest their energy in creativity and focus on living a positive life.” – Anonymous

– “Pay attention to the things you are naturally drawn to. They are often connected to your path, passion, and purpose in life. Have the courage to follow them.” – Ruben Chavez

– “Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for the great.” – Steve Prefontaine

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

– “The attitude you bring to the day is what the day will bring to you. Great attitude, great day.” – Anonymous


Compiled By: Rebecca Bordner