Sunday, January 4, 2009

Success Quotes and a Verse...

Success Quotes and a Verse

"All a man's ways seem innocent to him,
but motives are weighed by the Lord. Commit to the
Lord whatever you do, and your plans will succeed."
- Proverbs 16:3

"I know the price of success: dedication,
hard work, and an unremitting devotion to
the things you want to see happen."
- Frank Lloyd Wright

"The harder you work the
harder it is to surrender."
- Vince Lombardi

“Character cannot be developed in ease
and quiet. Only through experience of trial
and suffering can the soul be strengthened,
ambition inspired, and success achieved.”
- Helen Keller

"Success is more a function of consistent
common sense than it is of genius."
- An Wang

"They can because they think they can."
- Virgil

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

"The greatest results in life are
usually attained by simple means and
the exercise of ordinary qualities. These may
for the most part be summed in these two:
common-sense and perseverance."
- Owen Feltham

"To climb steep hills requires
a slow pace at first."
- William Shakespeare

"Success is the good fortune that
comes from aspiration, desperation,
perspiration and inspiration."
- Evan Esar

"If you wish success in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor, caution
your elder brother, and hope your
guardian genius."
- Joseph Addison

Do you have a favorite?


  1. Good quotes Val. My favorite is the Virgil quote: "They can because they think they can."

  2. Dear Valerie,

    As usual you have outdone yourself with your wonderful quotes. You know how much I love quotes. Thanks for sharing. You are a blessing to all who visit your blogs. Love Always, Merry

  3. Hi Valeri,

    I like the quote that you have here:

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

    Some of my othe favorite quotes too, are:

    "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated
    day in and day out."
    - Robert Collier

    "The difference between a successful person and
    others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of
    knowledge, but rather a lack in will."
    - Vince Lombardi

    "The surest way not to fail is to determine to
    - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

    "I never worked a day in my life. It was all
    - Thomas Edison

    Shannon Sandquist


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