Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired to glory"
"The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed"
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other"
"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed"
"Action is the foundational key to all success"
"After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise"
"In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich"
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value"
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure"
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody"
"Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing"
"Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune"
"Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown"
"Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom"
"Diligence is the mother of good fortune"
"Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other"
"It's our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people"
"In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time"
"If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed"
"Success is falling nine times and getting up ten"
"Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get"
"The one phrase you can use is that success has a thousand fathers, and failure is an orphan"
"Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally"
"Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure"
"Those who have succeeded at anything and don't mention luck are kidding themselves"
"I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it"
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him"
"Failure is success if we learn from it"