20 Success Quotes That Will Ignite Your Passion To Succeed

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The difference between those who succeed and those who don’t isn’t luck or a lack of desire. The difference is often how you deal with failure, what you learn, and your willingness to continue.

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”, is one of Thomas Edison’s most famous quotes.

Before finally succeeding at inventing the light bulb, he failed 1,000 times. As expressed in many of the quotes below, success isn’t the absence of failure.

It’s the continued pursuit of success after failure that separates most people. Here’s 20 success quotes that will reignite your passion, and help you fight through failure to achieve your goals.

20 Powerful Success Quotes You Should Know

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” 
— Thomas A. Edison
“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.” 
— Jim Rohn
“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” 
— John Wooden
“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life—and that is why I succeed.” 
— Michael Jordan
“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” 
— James Cameron
“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.” 
— Walt Disney
“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.” 
— Booker T. Washington
“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” 
— Winston Churchill
“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” 
— Winston Churchill
“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” 
— Albert Einstein
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” 
— Eleanor Roosevelt
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” 
— Eleanor Roosevelt
“I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” 
— Frank Lloyd Wright
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” 
— Thomas Edison
“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.” 
— Thomas Jefferson
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”
— Arthur Ashe
“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” 
— George Bernard Shaw
“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.” 
— Pablo Picasso
“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” 
— Jim Ryun
“Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” 
— John Maxwell

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