63 Outstanding Inspirational Quotes For Career And Business Success



63 Outstanding Inspirational Quotes For Career And Business Success
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How do you define success, or what is success to you? To different people, success means a different things. 

But the most important question should be, how can I achieve success without getting discouraged when things get tough?

And how can I get more inspired to achieve my goals and aspirations in life?

I have composed 63 quotes to inspire you to succeed in either your career or business.

Here they are, read and grasp them

1. "A great business or career isn't built on a single great idea, but a consistent stream of great ideas." - Bill Gates

2. "Most men die of boredom, looking for something to do. Others die of over-doing, being too busy to take time off."- Victor Frankl

3. "Your success will not be determined by the number of hours you work, but by the number of hours you refuse to work." - Jim Rohn

4. "Never be discouraged if the work you are doing is not original. Every child dreams dreams that are new and different. The secret of getting them out of the children is to get them to focus on something real and existing, rather than something in a book or in the imagination. The child who is writing about the things in a book or the things he sees in his imagination has only begun to learn to think and to create."- John Holt

5. "Do your best. Do what you know is right. Listen to your heart. Do what you believe, and don't let anybody change your mind." - Robert Byrne

6. "You are to be congratulated on being successful, but it is your responsibility to ensure that your own success won't create greater problems than the ones you are trying to solve." - John Gardner

7. "People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they wish they had." - George Bernard Shaw

8. "I learned never to worry about things which are out of my control, but to concentrate on what is in my control. I learned to accept problems as opportunities to solve them, not as reasons for my own discontent."- Mark Twain

9. "You can't stop living because you are alive, you can only stop living because you are dead."- Henry David Thoreau

10. "When you are born, you are crying and when you die, you are laughing."- Albert Schweitzer

11. "Sometimes your work will hit a nerve and you will realize that you have tapped into something that only you and a few others understand."- Steve Jobs

12. "As a general rule, what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. You go through a lot of pain before you reach any sort of conclusion. And you learn a lot of things you don't know before."- Paul McCartney

13. "Success is largely a matter of chance. And I suppose it can only make a difference to your life if you make the right moves at the right time."- John F. Kennedy

14. "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."- Henry David Thoreau

15. "Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become."- Steve Jobs

16. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started."- Mark Twain

17. "The secret of happiness is freedom, and the secret of freedom, courage."- Albert Schweitzer

18. "Always do what you feel in your heart to be right - for you'll be criticized anyway."- Eleanor Roosevelt

19. "I would rather die trying and fail than live fearing failure." - Maya Angelou

20. "A day without laughter is a day wasted."- Benjamin Franklin

21. "If you love something, set it free, for it is a bird of a feather that will return to you."- Frank Lloyd Wright

22. "You can't wait for the next adventure. You have to engage with life now. And what better way to do that than to make your dreams come true?"- Steve Jobs

23. "The time to invest in your dreams is before they have fully formed. The reason for this is because once you have done so, you lose the opportunity to do it again and again, to change your course, and to become someone else."- Seth Godin

24. "It's never too late to be what you might have been." - George Elliot

25. "Every time you do what you've always done, you're going to get what you've always gotten."- Tony Robbins

26. "You get back in life what you give out. So if you are sad, give out love, and be happy; if you are happy, give out more love; if you learn love, give it out more; if you learn to be merry, you will get your share; if you get your share, you will get your bliss."- The Tibetan Book of the Dead

27. "The secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life, and in elevating them to the dimensions of art." - John Stuart Mill

28. "It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end."- Socrates

29. "If you don't have goals, you are probably sailing through life and missing out on a lot."- Chris Albertson

30. "Life's a journey and journeys should be taken at a leisurely pace. So choose your mode of transportation carefully." - Jim Rohn

31. "If I had my life to live over again, I would live it just as I have lived it. I would keep putting one foot in front of the other, never sure where that will take me, but not knowing."- Elie Wiesel

32. "I don't think there is any secret to happiness. It is a function of contentment."- Earl Nightingale

33. "You have to learn how to live alone first, so you know how to live with someone else."- Ralph Waldo Emerson

34. "Happiness is getting what you want. Most people never find out that the way to get what you want is to want what you get." - Will Rogers

35. "We each have two great enemies in life: the one is delay, and the other is boredom."- Charles Chaplin

36. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."- Maya Angelou

37. "No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man."- Heraclitus

38. "The important thing is to keep your feet on the ground and be careful not to fall." - Martin Luther King Jr.

39. "Every person you meet, whether in a crowd or alone, can make you happy if you will permit it."- Ralph Waldo Emerson

40. "Never think of people like sheep. Always think of them as wolves."- George Bernard Shaw

41. "If you do what you've always done, you'll get what you've always gotten."- Tony Robbins

42. "A man cannot have too much of what makes him happy. He cannot have too much work, he cannot have too much play, and least of all, he cannot have too much of what makes him unhappy."- Henry David Thoreau

43. "The true success consists not in making a fortune, but in making a difference."- Albert Schweitzer

44. "There is only one thing in life that makes people happy: someone to love. The reason for that is that a person cannot take anything with him when he dies. No one knows what is going to happen when he is gone. He might be in the greatest of all possible homes. Or he might be at the most terrible place he has ever been in. The only one thing you know for sure is that he is not going to be there."- Bob Proctor

45. "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."- Henry David Thoreau

46. "To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends, can be the mark of an ideal life."- Mark Twain

47. "The greatest leaders are not those who do the greatest things, but those who do the greatest good in doing those things."- George Bernard Shaw

48. "If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy."- Dale Carnegie

49. "The secret of happiness is not found in seeking more; it lies in developing the capacity to enjoy less."- Bruce Lee

50. "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."- Winston Churchill

51. "All men are either makers or breakers."- Abraham Lincoln

52. "In matters of conscience, I stand aloof." - John Stuart Mill

53. "No matter how small your problem, if you can see it as a seed, you can grow it into a tree." - Thich Nhat Hanh

54. "I can take all of my yesterdays and all of my tomorrows and cram them into today, but today is not enough. It is like pouring water from a bottle to fill a teapot." - Maya Angelou

55. "The greatest gift you can give someone is simply to listen to them, without any expectations, without any agenda of your own." - Warren Buffett

56. "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

57. "Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change." - Will Durant

58. "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass; It's about learning to dance in the rain." - Maya Angelou

59. "I am not what I ought to be; I am what I do not know that I ought not to do."- John Dewey

60. "Life is what happens while you're making other plans." - John Lennon

61. "What people value most is feeling good after doing good, and feeling good after doing bad." - Aristotle

62. "Your imagination should be free enough to take you to the moon, and to let you know what it's like up there." - Charles M. Schulz

63. "Don't worry about being bored. Be bored and worry about that." - Albert Einstein