success quotes

Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.Confucius

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.Confucius

Daniel Goleman has proven that two-thirds of the success in business is based upon our Emotional Intelligence as opposed to our IQ or our level of experience. As we look for the next crop of future CEOs, maybe it's time for America's corporations to start interviewing grads from the psychology master's programs rather than the M.B.A. programs.Chip Conley

The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.Cyril Connolly

There is never just one thing that leads to success for anyone. I feel it always a combination of passion, dedication, hard work, and being in the right place at the right time.Lauren Conrad

I suppose I just had this Christian idea about how I ought to go about my life. I thought, 'If I work really hard and have a bit of success, the problems I'd had all my life would leave me.' But, of course, not a bit of it left me because Asperger's is not something you just get over or grow out of.Paddy Considine

I did not become successful in my work through embracing or engaging in celebrity culture. I never signed away my privacy in exchange for success.Steve Coogan

I'm glad that my parents missed one thing that was really unbelievable. They saw me hit this great success. It was a blast and we had a lot of laughs. And it was just an amazing time. They passed away. And then after I got, you know, famous, all these haters came out of nowhere.Dane Cook

An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.Charles Horton Cooley

After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success.Mason Cooley

When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion.Mason Cooley

If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire.Mason Cooley

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.Calvin Coolidge

I don't think there's ever a point when you turn to yourself and go, 'Yes, I've made a success of this career path.' You never feel like you've done your best work. You always think you could be better.Dominic Cooper

It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again.Francis Ford Coppola

For someone who's had the level of success I've had, there's been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating.Billy Corgan

Rock and Roll is still asking people like me to live up to the old guard's concept of what success is but it doesn't mean anything.Billy Corgan

In my forties, my optimism was boundless. I had really good health and tremendous success which allowed me to do anything I wanted.Patricia Cornwell

The Violence Against Women Act has been a true bipartisan success story since it was first enacted in 1994. In my home state of Texas alone, its programs have helped hundreds of thousands of victims to break free from the terrible cycle of domestic violence.John Cornyn

Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve.Hernando Cortes