31 Quotes to live by to achieve success in business and life

Reading quotes of people who achieved success in life motivates us to get back on track in our business or whenever our normal motivation has lapsed.

Who will you call a successful person?

For some(actually many) success is money. So people with more money will be called successful according to them. For some, success means happiness and for others, success is when you feel fulfilled. 

There are a lot more definitions of success but one thing that’s common is that success cannot be achieved without hardwork and failures.

Coming to today’s post, let’s see which quotes you can live by to achieve success in business and in life as well. These people have been widely known for their success and the best part is, they have such different professions. They show that no single profession guarantee success, you do.

Quotes for Success in business

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

Bill Cosby

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

Walt Disney

“A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that other throw at him.”

David Brinkley

“Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life; it’s about what you inspire others to do.”


“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

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”

Jim Rohn

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.”

Conrad Hilton

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

Colin Powell

“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”

Bruce Lee

“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

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. It’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”

Barack Obama

“If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.”

Steve Jobs

“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”

Winston S. Churchill

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

Herman Melville

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

Henry David Thoreau

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”

Chris Grosser

“I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”

Thomas Jefferson

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”

Ray Goforth

. “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better.”

Jim Rohn

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.”

Albert Einstein

“Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.”

Winston Churchill

“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”

Tony Hsieh

“I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”

G. K. Chesterton

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

Jim Rohn

“The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.”


“All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.”

Michael John Bobak

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

Tony Robbins

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

Vidal Sassoon

“I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes.”

Thomas Edison

“The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.”

Aristotle Onassis

Which quotes inspire success in your life and motivate you to work for your business?