Inspirational Quotes And Quotations On The Idea of Success

If you’re pursuing an online degree or any other type of education, you’re probably seeking a new level of success in your life. Hopefully this list of inspirational quotes and quotations will give you a sense of how some famous people have achieved success, and how they have reflected on it. quotes about success in lifeEnjoy some famous quotes to help you on the path ahead:

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.”
– Henry Ford

“One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.”
– Wayne Gretzky

“There is only one success – to be able to spend your life in your own way.”
– Christopher Lasch

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“Don’t focus on what you can’t do on the golf course. Go out there and choose to magnify the things you can do. It’s a mind-set that changes everything.”
– Don Vickery, who lost both legs in an accident, after becoming the first double-amputee certified as a PGA (Professional Golfer’s Association) pro in 2009 (quoted in The New York Times)

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.”
– Woody Allen

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
– Winston Churchill

“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.”
– Bill Cosby

“Integrity is so perishable in the summer months of success.”
– Vanessa Redgrave

“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.”
– Warren Buffett

“It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.”
– Anna Quindlen

“Men are born to succeed, not fail.”
– Helen Hayes

“Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content.”
– Louis L’Amour

“Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.”
– Jonathan Kozol

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”
– Bertolt Brecht

“It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success.”
– Havelock Ellis

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

“The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.”
– Frank Lloyd Wright

“Only a mediocre person is always at his best.”
– Somerset Maugham

“Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.”
– David Rockefeller

“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.”
– Demosthenes

“My will shall shape the future. Whether I fail or succeed shall be no man’s doing but my own. I am the force; I can clear any obstacle before me or I can be lost in the maze. My choice; my responsibility; win or lose, only I hold the key to my destiny.”
– Elaine Maxwell

“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

“If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.”
– Henry Ford

“To fly, we have to have resistance.”
– Maya Lin

“The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible — and achieve it, generation after generation.”
– Pearl S. Buck

“The definition of success: fall down seven times, stand up eight times.”
– Japanese Proverb

“The person who makes a success of living is the one who see his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication.”
– Bob Dylan

“Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.”
– Cecil B. DeMille

“The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.”
– Bruce Feirstein

“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.”
– Bernadette Devlin

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”
– Albert Schweitzer

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

“Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.”
– Norman R. Augustine

“Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I’ll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I’ll give you a stock clerk.”
– J.C. Penney

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
– Robert F. Kennedy

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

“The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success.”
– Vince Lombardi

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”
– Vincent Van Gogh

“I have begun several times many things, and I have often succeeded at last.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

“I believe the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.”
– Andrew Carnegie

“The toughest thing about success is that you’ve got to keep on being a success. Talent is only a starting point in business. You’ve got to keep working that talent.”
– Irving Berlin

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Kaplan University
A very large and well-known school with over 40,000 students on 11 campuses and in a large online degree program, and regional accreditation. Offers a very wide range of degrees in:
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Ashford University
San Diego, CA-based school, Ashford University offers a vast array of degrees online across the range from associate to bachelor and masters. Degrees available in:
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American Intercontinental University
AIU, a large online school, has a low credit hour tuition, but it does require more credits than some other schools on bachelor programs. The school works very hard to keep student costs down, however, by giving credit to degree programs from up to 50% of transfers for previous coursework at another school, and in some cases actually giving 75% credit. That's unusual. AIU offers associates's degrees in Business and Criminal Justice, as well as online bachelor degree programs in:
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Colorado Technical University
CTU is a large institution based on Colorado Springs with over 25,000 students. It has accreditation and has been ranked #1 Best for Vets in the category for online and non-traditional universities by Military Times Magazine. Offers associate's and bachelor's degrees online in
- Criminal Justice (multiple specialties)
- Business
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