Top 662 Succeed Quotes

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“To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”

― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

“Heroes in drama are people who try hard to reach a virtuous ideal. And whether they succeed or fail really doesn’t matter – it’s the trying that counts.”

― Aaron Sorkin

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“We can succeed only by concert. It is not, ‘Can any of us imagine better,’ but, ‘Can we all do better?’”

― Abraham Lincoln

“Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“A startup is literally just a series of unfortunate events where you failed, failed, failed, and failed until you succeed.”

― Adam Draper

“I believe that the most meaningful way to succeed is to help other people succeed.”

― Adam Grant

“Should Ford succeed in equipping all its cars with information that gets communicated back to its servers, it will become a ‘big data’ company, a beyond-vehicles opportunity that is as promising as it is murky.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“I don’t know what drives me to succeed.”

― Adam Sandler

“Regardless of how or where you enter Wall Street, use your inherent skills and strengths to succeed.”

― Adena Friedman

“I know what it’s like to do whatever you need to do to make sure that your kids are happy and well and succeed.”

― Adina Porter

“I don’t think the way to succeed is by doing something aggressive. Aggression is weak-minded.”

― Agnes Martin

“People who succeed in my job are people who are not afraid to look silly.”

― Aisling Bea

“If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.”

― Al Gore

“No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.”

― Al Green

“If you’ve climbed the first 140 meters it doesn’t mean that you’ve succeeded; you are going to succeed by climbing the last 10 meters.”

― Alain Robert

“To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education – literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.”

― Alan Greenspan

“If at first you don’t succeed, get a bigger hammer.”

― Alan Lewis

“CASIS has to succeed because for it not to succeed would be a huge setback for the International Space Station program.”

― Alan Stern

“If you don’t succeed on your own ground, then there’s no reason to succeed. Unless, of course, you really want a boat. If you’re a person who feels that with a yacht, everything will be all right, then you should do whatever you have to and get the yacht.”

― Albert Brooks

“I never, in anything I’ve ever done, tried to get you to like it. I was never going to succeed at that. That’s not the way most entertainment is made. Most entertainment is trying to get you. It’s tested, like toothpaste.”

― Albert Brooks

“Rock and roll’s relatively new, in the sense of the Fifties, Sixties, right? They invented the first sort of rock stars, and they took it to excess, and then the excess became bitter, tormented. Then it became okay to succeed.”

― Albert Hammond, Jr.

“Prince Philippe is well prepared to succeed me.”

― Albert II of Belgium

“If you compromise, and then you succeed, that’s another kind of feeling. But if you compromise and fail, it’s two failures at least.”

― Alexander Chee

“We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess, but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.”

― Alexis de Tocqueville

“To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.”

― Ali ibn Abi Talib

“Parents who press their children to succeed do so in hopes of preparing them for an adulthood of high achievement.”

― Alissa Quart

“Shakespeare’s naturalness is attested to by the strange fact that he is the only classical author who remains popular. The critical termites are massed and eating away at the foundations, trying to topple him. Whether they will succeed will be a test of his robustness.”

― Allan Bloom

“I am ambitious and hungry to succeed.”

― Alvaro Morata

“I hope that the institution will succeed in maximizing students’ potential in the same way. I will give all of my stock to this institution. It will own the Bose Corporation and be funded by the Bose Corporation.”

― Amar Bose

“Whether the work that I do shall succeed or achieve critical acclaim is for the audience to decide.”

― Amitabh Bachchan

“Our public culture is one in which only the young and the beautiful will succeed. If you’re forty, you’re finished.”

― Amitava Kumar

“We need to stop frowning upon failure whilst criticising those that succeed.”

― Ana Patricia Botin

“I told them, you can succeed – it’s not likely the first time, maybe 25 per cent, but you CAN succeed. You can also die. By April 16 they had already been to camp III, well ahead of most teams.”

― Anatoli Boukreev

“Having kids and a relationship at such an early age definitely built up my hunger and perseverance to succeed.”

― Anderson Silva

“It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves.”

― Andre Gide

“When you do life a certain way, it’s bound to give you a higher level of probability to succeed, and that’s what we preach.”

― Andrew Cherng

“Like all populist movements, the Tea Party will eventually peter out. It won’t succeed in returning America to the minimalist state of the 19th century.”

― Andrew Neil

“Education is not about thinning the herd. Education is about helping every student succeed.”

― Andrew Ng

“Some of the most successful businesses succeed by exploiting their users.”

― Andrew Ng

“I came from a town of about 2,000 people with one stop light, and I was told that nothing I ever wanted to do, I would succeed in.”

― Andy Biersack

“The most important factor in determining whether you will succeed isn’t your gender – it’s you.”

― Angela Braly

“I’m getting more towards that point where I’m ready to kind of pass the torch on and see the next generation succeed behind me.”

― Angela Ruggiero

“The thing you want your kids to do most of all is succeed in life and be everything they can be. And if there’s anything that may infringe on that, that may limit that, I don’t want my kids doing it.”

― Ann McKee

“Well it’s hard to bracket it like that because everyone always thinks you either go to America and you come back, fail or succeed, but it doesn’t work like that.”

― Anna Friel

“If you are going to be a writer, you have to have self-belief, every writer gets rejections, they say the difference between a successful and unsuccessful writer is an unsuccessful writer gives up, if you keep going you will succeed.”

― Anthony Horowitz

“In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time.”

― Anthony J. D’Angelo

“I wouldn’t go so far to say that destiny preserves me. I managed to survive and to succeed.”

― Ariel Sharon

“Don’t sleep too much. If you sleep three hours less each night for a year, you will have an extra month and a half to succeed in.”

― Aristotle Onassis

“To succeed in business it is necessary to make others see things as you see them.”

― Aristotle Onassis

“I want to tell all the dreamers out there that they should stay away from vices if they want to succeed; that they need training, guidance, and support.”

― Arnel Pineda

“Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“It is even possible that laws which have not their origin in the mind may be irrational, and we can never succeed in formulating them.”

― Arthur Eddington

“It was better, he thought, to fail in attempting exquisite things than to succeed in the department of the utterly contemptible.”

― Arthur Machen

“When I see my mom in the stands, it always pushes me to succeed.”

― Ashton Eaton

“Attempts are being made to turn Pakistan into a security state. If they succeed they should better rename it ‘ISIstan.’”

― Asma Jahangir

“Roaring like a tiger turns some children into pianists who debut at Carnegie Hall but only crushes others. Coddling gives some the excuse to fail and others the chance to succeed.”

― Ayelet Waldman

“I want everybody to succeed.”

― Ayesha Curry

“I never thought I wouldn’t succeed. Not because I thought I was good-looking – I just thought I would make it.”

― Babette March

“Don’t do a startup unless you’re ideologically driven to make it succeed beyond the economic motivation.”

― Balaji Srinivasan

“Many great founders have one or more big failures on their track record. What makes them great is that they eventually succeed despite that.”

― Balaji Srinivasan

“Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement.”

― Barack Obama

“In 1995, the Chinese government picked a 6-year-old child to succeed the Panchen Lama, the second highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism.”

― Barbara Demick

“When you have an icon that wants you to succeed, it’s awesome.”

― Baron Corbin

“The only way anyone’s going to succeed is to build the product.”

― Barry Diller

“The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place.”

― Barry Goldwater

“If your investing approach requires that you become Nostradamus to succeed, then you are destined to fail.”

― Barry Ritholtz

“I’ve learned to think, I may succeed or fail, but I’m going to do so on the merit of my own instincts.”

― Ben Affleck

“No economy can succeed without a high-quality workforce, particularly in an age of globalization and technical change.”

― Ben Bernanke

“If people don’t feel they’ve got your attention, you’re not going to succeed.”

― Ben Elliot

“To succeed at selling a losing product, you must develop seriously superior sales techniques. In addition, you have to be massively competitive and incredibly hungry to survive in that environment.”

― Ben Horowitz

“The many many imponderables come together when a film opens and for all sorts of reasons it may or may not succeed.”

― Ben Kingsley

“If we’re going to play a role in shaping a future that is more secure, more prosperous, and more connected, we need to make sure that young people have the tools they need to succeed.”

― Ben Rhodes

“A corporation’s responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed.”

― Ben Stein

“Men and women succeed because they find a field of endeavor that matches their interests and abilities.”

― Ben Stein

“To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“The Palestinians want a state, but they have to give peace in return. What they’re trying to do in the United Nations is to get a state without giving Israel peace or giving Israel peace and security. And I think that’s, that’s wrong. That should not succeed. That should, that should fail.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“Sponsorship involves putting your own political capital at risk, so they are going to help that person to succeed. Women get promoted; they don’t get sponsored. Women know they are on their own if they get that promotion.”

― Beth Brooke

“The human race has been in a long struggle to eliminate murder. And we will succeed.”

― Bill James

“Google Ventures has a direct financial incentive to ensure the companies we invest in succeed.”

― Bill Maris

“Yes, we can do business in Nepal and still succeed. That is what I proved.”

― Binod Chaudhary

“Voters must have faith in the electoral process for our democracy to succeed.”

― Blanche Lincoln

“The thing is, I always thought I could do stand-up, and so I just stayed focused on the belief that I could succeed.”

― Bo Burnham

“Politicos talk a big game about bringing jobs to devastated cities like Detroit, but rarely succeed.”

― Bob Beckel

“I’m still ambivalent about Hollywood. I think that’s why I made ‘Star 80.’ To deal with the ambivalence. I really wanted to succeed Gene Kelly, and I thought it was a fair bet.”

― Bob Fosse

“There is no longer time for statements like ‘if only’ or ‘we can’t.’ We must and we will succeed. The only question now is how and when. I believe the time is now.”

― Bob Riley

“The demonstrators in Ukraine will persevere and succeed, or grow tired, cold and fade.”

― Bob Schaffer

“We all share a common goal – we want our children to succeed.”

― Bob Taft

“Beckham is unusual. He was desperate to be a footballer. His mind was made up when he was nine or ten. Many kids think that it’s beyond them. But you can’t succeed without practising at any sport.”

― Bobby Charlton

“The will to succeed is important, but what’s more important is the will to prepare.”

― Bobby Knight

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.”

― Booker T. Washington

“I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger – but I have to succeed.”

― Boris Trajkovski

“Well there are those who think you can only succeed at someone else’s expense.”

― Boy George

“Social movements rarely succeed if they violate our gut sense of decency and moral proportion.”

― Bret Stephens

“I, most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.”

― Brett Favre

“I like challenges; I like excitement. I like entering different worlds and trying to succeed – not excel, but succeed.”

― Brian Grazer

“I don’t mind if I fail or if I succeed. No matter what, I want to look back with no regrets.”

― Brie Bella

“Where the ‘Bay of Pigs’ invasion failed, undoubtedly the tourist invasion will succeed in forever changing the landscape of island. What comes next in Cuba? The answer is that many Cubans aren’t waiting around to find out.”

― Brin-Jonathan Butler

“Illinois has every reason to succeed. We have the hardest-working people in America, the best infrastructure in America, and the best location of any state.”

― Bruce Rauner

“Sometimes I only succeed in beating myself to death.”

― Burt Lancaster

“To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you’re impotent. She can’t wait to disprove it.”

― Cary Grant

“Masterful politicians and effective agents of change tend to succeed by singling out and making salient some aspect of a nation’s self-understanding, sparking a sense of recognition – and ultimately moving voters in their favor. Obama made it into an art form.”

― Cass Sunstein

“Hire women. Trust women. Let them succeed. They are a pleasure to work with.”

― Catherine Reitman

“You want to do everything you can so your child has every tool to succeed.”

― Cathy McMorris Rodgers

“Never say that your life is to be a singer. You want to sing because it’s a part of your life. But if you don’t succeed as a singer, it doesn’t mean you don’t have a life and it’s over.”

― Celine Dion

“To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports us – when we succeed, it betrays us.”

― Charles Caleb Colton

“Sometimes you succeed and sometimes you don’t.”

― Charles Durning

“As Liberal Democrats and proponents of federalism, we must put our heads above the parapet and recapture and disseminate the true meaning of federalism. We have to win the vocabulary before we succeed in the vision.”

― Charles Kennedy

“I used to think that driving, sleepless, ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.”

― Charles Kuralt

“To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.”

― Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.”

― Charles Schwab

“As kids we’re not taught how to deal with success; we’re taught how to deal with failure. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. If at first you succeed, then what?”

― Charlie Sheen

“Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicability in terms of material and supplies?”

― Chester W. Nimitz

“Schools serving disadvantaged students need more time to help these students catch up and gain the core academic skills they will need to succeed in our economy and society.”

― Chris Gabrieli

“Children succeed when grown-ups care about them.”

― Chris Meledandri

“A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.”

― Christian Nestell Bovee

“I think there’s something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It’s humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.”

― Christopher Hampton

“In a job negotiation, the implementation of that deal is your success that also causes the company to succeed.”

― Christopher Voss

“It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death.”

― Christy Turlington

“What I have to do now is figure where my passion is, and follow my heart; I’ve proven that if I have the passion for something then I can succeed. I haven’t been listening to my heart in the last little while.”

― Clara Hughes

“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one will say, ‘She doesn’t have what it takes’; They will say, ‘Women don’t have what it takes.’”

― Clare Boothe Luce

“To not run a venture into the ground, entrepreneurs need to learn what it takes to succeed.”

― Clay Clark

“We inculcate young people with the message that if they don’t succeed, it is merely of their own doing. They should have worked harder, we say. They should have made better decisions. This message is especially present in communities of color.”

― Clint Smith

“When we rehearse, we’re always trying to aim for something else. But we never quite succeed in getting there.”

― Colin Greenwood

“So many great movements didn’t succeed the first time, but people kept trying and trying and trying.”

― Cory Booker

“Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed.”

― Curtis Carlson

“When I go to where I was getting excellent parts in movies I may have taken a few too soon, too anxious to go back to work and to anxious to make another film and to succeed more.”

― Dabney Coleman

“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.”

― Dale Carnegie

“The best shows succeed because they tap into a national conversation.”

― Damian Lewis

“You succeed and accomplish and accomplish; the problem is when you stop, you become depressed because you could never do enough.”

― Dan Hill

“If we don’t succeed we run the risk of failure.”

― Dan Quayle

“Korean students are hard working, talented, and they do what they need to do. They succeed in exams. They are highly motivated to succeed in tests.”

― Dan Shechtman

“There’s a flipside to this; if you as an individual have the right to live on your own terms, you must have the right to both succeed and fail on them.”

― Daniel Keys Moran

“Emotional intelligence is a very important skill set, not just to be happier but also to succeed professionally.”

― Daniel Lubetzky

“Print-on-demand publishing is the new farm system for new voices in fiction. Authors who have compelling things to say, who can market their stories in compelling ways, will succeed.”

― Daniel Suarez

“On a human level, people want to see someone succeed who wants to change.”

― Danny McBride

“In Boulder entrepreneurship circles, there is a genuine desire to see others succeed and a general belief that karma matters. There’s a sense that together we’re building something here, and that we’re all a meaningful part of it.”

― David Cohen

“When we talk about Techstars, we think of it as this worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed.”

― David Cohen

“I wouldn’t succeed at musical theater.”

― David Duchovny

“For me, I’m happy to succeed on any network.”

― David E. Kelley

“Once you choose to run for president of the United States and succeed, your earlier life, your biography, is a major part of American history.”

― David Garrow

“With Barack, there’s an emotional need to succeed, to win, to obtain victory. He always believes that he’s the smartest person in the room.”

― David Garrow

“In this business, you have to have what they call an idiotic determination to succeed.”

― David Jason

“It’s not enough that I should succeed – others should fail.”

― David Merrick

“I was the only westerner to succeed in a place that’s like a toilet, and you always come out of a toilet with a smell.”

― David Reuben

“If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.”

― David Viscott

“I’ve learned the dangerous lesson of the web: You succeed by giving up control, and that’s inverse of the normal campaign.”

― David Weinberger

“The difference between a Democrat and Republican is that Democrats fight to make sure everybody has an opportunity to succeed, and the Republicans are strangled by their right-wing extremists.”

― Debbie Wasserman Schultz

“As an overruling providence may succeed our wishes, let us rear an offspring in every respect worthy to fill the most illustrious stations of their predecessors.”

― Deborah Sampson

“Campaigns often make standing on principle the highest of virtues – and listening to your opponents a sure sign of weakness. It’s the virtual opposite of what it takes to succeed in office. Squaring the circle takes a powerful combination of skills. But presidents who can campaign and compromise are generally the most successful.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“A longstanding dream of mine is to adapt ‘Dune,’ but it’s a long process to get the rights, and I don’t think I will succeed.”

― Denis Villeneuve

“The thing I love about President Trump is he’s really focused on helping business succeed.”

― Dennis Muilenburg

“I think Twitter is an incredible platform. I want to see it succeed.”

― DeRay Mckesson

“My mom always told me the more you try, the more you will succeed in everything you set out to do.”

― Diana Lopez

“’They’ are the people that don’t believe in you, that say that you won’t succeed. We stay away from ‘They.’”

― DJ Khaled

“Democrats have pushed for equal pay for women because we know that when women succeed, America succeeds.”

― Donna Brazile

“The people who succeed are those who are aware of the rules; they respect the rules. But they make up their own rules. They create for creative sake.”

― Donna Lynne Champlin

“To go back to visit the early days with Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon, when she was the dance captain of ‘How to Succeed,’ and finding them again 25 years later and working with them on ‘Charity.’ That was really great fun.”

― Donna McKechnie

“Sometimes you can do all the right things and not succeed. And that’s a hard lesson of reality.”

― Donna Tartt

“When you have films like ‘Bourne’ that succeed, not only does it beget sequels, but it begets people taking chances.”

― Doug Liman

“It’s fundamental to succeed in coming into contact with your subject. Whether it’s a big Hollywood star or a passer-by in the street, it makes no difference.”

― Douglas Kirkland

“I look at each episode in two ways – from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint – this is TV, after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels.”

― Douglas Wilson

“Surface R&B doesn’t work any more. The whole heartthrob thing, songs about unrealistic love and tearing your shirt off every show – that’s not really where it’s at any more. It’s becoming harder for those guys to sell records, and harder for them to succeed.”

― Drake

“People with goals succeed because they know where they’re going.”

― Earl Nightingale

“I think that every band, whether they admit it or not, is going out there to succeed. I’ve always worn that on my sleeve.”

― Ed Kowalczyk

“I wasn’t one of the ones voted most likely to succeed when I was at drama school, but I persevered and concentrated on the acting rather than going to the right parties and getting the right agent. Eventually, after ten years, it paid off.”

― Eddie Marsan

“Ninety percent of the people I grew up with didn’t succeed.”

― Eddie Perez

“Commercial success still hasn’t come to an artist that isn’t signed to a record label. There are very few artists that can succeed without the help of a record label. The role of the record label is still required, it’s still necessary.”

― Edgar Bronfman, Jr.

“Every man should make up his own mind that if he expect to succeed, he must give an honest return for the other man’s dollar.”

― Edward H. Harriman

“If you put out 20 films, you hope that a number are successful. It’s like human reproduction versus frog reproduction. Frogs produce thousands and hope a few succeed. Humans don’t produce many babies but put a lot of energy into them, which is kind of where we are. They still don’t always succeed, but you try a lot harder.”

― Edwin Catmull

“I’ve really thought a lot about why other companies fail or succeed. I had to be a student of failure and find out why things went off the rails. I did that at a fairly deep level, and it’s still something I do.”

― Edwin Catmull

“Activist shareholder resolutions do not have to pass to succeed. The process itself can be so injurious to a company that management will cave to demands.”

― Elaine Chao

“Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed – there’s so little competition.”

― Elbert Hubbard

“Managers are responsible for setting workplace policies under which teachers can succeed. Managers are responsible for negotiating contracts that create the conditions under which teachers can succeed.”

― Eli Broad

“I had to succeed. Failure means I would have to be homeless again.”

― Elie Tahari

“When I was elected to Congress, this was the No. 1 issue businesses brought up. They said that if we want this country to succeed, we need immigration reform.”

― Elizabeth Esty

“You want everyone to succeed in your family.”

― Elizabeth Olsen

“You have to be nice to everybody, and then people want you to succeed.”

― Elle King

“Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.”

― Emily Dickinson

“Nobody likes to fail. I want to succeed in everything I do, which isn’t much. But the things that I’m really passionate about, if I fail at those, if I’m not successful, what do I have?”

― Eminem

“We’re far more defined by our mistakes than the things that we succeed at.”

― Emma Caulfield

“I kept trying, proposing, pushing… If you want to succeed, you cannot leave work half done, and unfortunately, many things were left half done. The choice was made not to launch a second wave of economic reforms that I was proposing.”

― Emmanuel Macron

“When you want to succeed as bad as you want breathe, then you will be successful.”

― Eric D. Thomas

“I actually believed if you work hard enough it was inevitable you’d succeed. Then I lived the ‘Social Network’ movie, but only the first half. The hardest part is the grueling work of constantly being wrong.”

― Eric Ries

“To conceive the good, in fact, is not sufficient; it must be made to succeed among men. To accomplish this less pure paths must be followed.”

― Ernest Renan

“No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life.”

― Ernest Renan

“The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster.”

― Ernst Fischer

“I want to give the message that anyone can succeed given the opportunity.”

― Esther McVey

“When I’m asked how to succeed in show business, I always say I haven’t the foggiest.”

― Ethel Merman

“Luxembourg is such a small country that we always have to reinvent ourselves and take on a certain risk to succeed.”

― Etienne Schneider

“The more obstinately you try to learn how to shoot the arrow for the sake of hitting the goal, the less you will succeed in the one and the further the other will recede.”

― Eugen Herrigel

“With the Spirit and magnifying your call, you can do miracles for the Lord in the mission field. Without the Spirit, you will never succeed, regardless of your talent and ability.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“Before you start a business, careful planning is in order to obtain to where you ought to be. The biggest part is to ensure that, once you might have created your own plan, that you simply take motion. Without motion, you are unable to succeed.”

― Fabrizio Moreira

“There are two kinds of films: the ones that are devoid of logic but can still hijack the audience, and those that can win them over with logic. Both kinds can succeed, and I like to work in both.”

― Fahadh Faasil

“But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted, two things are very expensive in international life: promises when they succeed and threats when they fail.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“I was very determined. The straight-A girl. I wanted to succeed. Driven. Let’s face it: very driven.”

― Faye Dunaway

“Affairs that depend on many rarely succeed.”

― Francesco Guicciardini

“Our party has known great, great days. But we have no God-given right to survive, let alone to succeed.”

― Francis Maude

“Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application, rather than of means, that men fail to succeed.”

― Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“There must be pressure on Moscow so that we have negotiations. Moscow will not succeed by unilaterally backing Bashar al-Assad.”

― Francois Hollande

“You do not succeed because you do not know what you want, but because you don’t want it intensely enough.”

― Frank Crane

“Money is misunderstood. The fact is if you want to be successful – the money will follow you. If you are a doctor, something else will follow you. If you are successful, there is an accompaniment. If your goal is just to make money, you won’t succeed. Money is a commodity to use, not to be dictated by.”

― Frank Lowy

“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.”

― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The marketplace judges technologies by their practical effectiveness, by whether they succeed or fail to do the job they are designed to do.”

― Freeman Dyson

“It’s so rewarding to succeed in what you like to do that you don’t really think about what you have to give up.”

― Garbine Muguruza

“You can’t succeed if you don’t know what losing is.”

― Garth Brooks

“The one thing you realize if you’re going to be successful – no matter where you grew up, no matter what your educational level is – A. You can succeed, but B. The only way you’re going to succeed is by outworking everyone else.”

― Gary Cohn

“We need the private sector to succeed, because if the private sector succeeds, America succeeds. Because it’s not the government that produces jobs, it’s the private sector.”

― Gary Locke

“It’s important for parents to be strict if you want the kids to succeed.”

― Geeta Phogat

“Till the time my body supports me and till the time I have that desire inside me to succeed, till then I will keep wrestling.”

― Geeta Phogat

“People have become obsessed with the greed of celebrity and self-branding and wanting to be known and recognized and succeed in some way, and they’re not prepared to share and help each other.”

― Genesis P-Orridge

“My mind became so frazzled by the end of the 1974 season that I decided the thing to do was give up playing for England and concentrate on Yorkshire. I felt the only way to succeed was to captain and play every match for Yorkshire.”

― Geoffrey Boycott

“If I fail, the film industry writes me off as another statistic. If I succeed, they pay me a million bucks to fly out to Hollywood and fart.”

― George A. Romero

“Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“I don’t ever go into anything thinking I’m going to lose. I go into it thinking and believing I’m going to come out on top. I’m going to succeed.”

― George Brauchler

“Not many people get to the major leagues and succeed right away. There are some struggles. Everyone seems to struggle.”

― George Brett

“It is unhappily true that much insincere Literature and Art, executed solely with a view to effect, does succeed by deceiving the public.”

― George Henry Lewes

“Providing great schooling is the single most important thing we can do to help any child from a disadvantaged background succeed. It’s also the single most important thing we can do to boost the long-term productivity of our economy.”

― George Osborne

“That doesn’t mean you have to have the lowest costs in the industry to succeed. But you need to make sure the activities and product attributes that increase your costs above the other guy bring in at least that much more in revenue, and hopefully more.”

― Gerard Arpey

“Not every young player is going to succeed at Barca.”

― Gerard Deulofeu

“Let’s make the SAT and PSAT free so everyone has a chance to succeed.”

― Gina Raimondo

“We’re giving our freedoms away. The American experiment was about freedom. Freedom to be stupid, freedom to fail, freedom to succeed.”

― Glenn Beck

“When I graduated from Santa Monica High in 1927, I was voted the girl most likely to succeed. I didn’t realize it would take so long.”

― Gloria Stuart

“It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail.”

― Gore Vidal

“No sooner does an American president take his oath of office than the speculation begins: Will he be reelected in four years’ time? If not, who will succeed him? A member of his own party? The other party?”

― Gore Vidal

“I want to see America thrive. I want to see all different families here succeed.”

― Grace Meng

“If you’re going to succeed, then you just have to be thick-skinned. It’s something I developed early in my career, and it just goes with the territory.”

― Gracia Martore

“When we started ‘Arrow,’ there weren’t really a lot of superhero shows in general. And it was a burden on us because it was, ‘Are you going to fail or succeed?’ And now they’re everywhere.”

― Greg Berlanti

“Relapse happens, especially when you’re dealing with folks who are frankly the least likely to succeed based on their own pasts and difficulties. We can work with the most likely to succeed. I’m not interested in that.”

― Greg Boyle

“We make the oldest stories new when we succeed, and we are trapped by the old stories when we fail.”

― Greil Marcus

“Nothing is more humiliating than to see idiots succeed in enterprises we have failed in.”

― Gustave Flaubert

“I take the path I want to take in life and do the things I’d like to succeed in.”

― Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

“No effort for autonomy or self-rule can succeed if it is approached illegally.”

― Haider al-Abadi

“We succeeded in fighting terrorism – we will succeed in reconstruction.”

― Haider al-Abadi

“I still have the desire to succeed, and I’ve always felt success is measured by what you’ve done in the win column, not top 10s.”

― Hale Irwin

“Once I get my mind set on something, I want to see it succeed at the highest level.”

― Hannah Teter

“The idea is to work and to experiment. Some things will be creatively successful, some things will succeed at the box office, and some things will only – which is the biggest only – teach you things that see the future. And they’re probably as valuable as any of your successes.”

― Harold Prince

“Without rebuilding the confidence between parties, you will never succeed.”

― Harri Holkeri

“Now that our troops are mired in a dangerous effort to defeat the insurgency and are also trying to help rebuild the country, Americans of all political persuasions simply want the United States to succeed and our troops to be as safe as possible.”

― Harry Reid

“This 21st century economy holds great promise for our people. But unless we give all Americans the skills they need to succeed, countries like India and China will take good-paying jobs that should be ours.”

― Harry Reid

“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.”

― Harvey S. Firestone

“If you don’t feel hunger, you don’t succeed at anything.”

― Heather Watson

“If the tanks succeed, then victory follows.”

― Heinz Guderian

“If at first you don’t succeed… so much for skydiving.”

― Henny Youngman

“I know I can succeed at Manchester United, and I want to show everyone that I deserve to be a key player in this team and this league.”

― Henrikh Mkhitaryan

“Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“Men are born to succeed, not to fail.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“I’ve been in a hurry all my life. I’ve been in a hurry to succeed, and in a hurry to prove myself.”

― Henry Kravis

“To succeed in hockey, you need teamwork.”

― Henry Samueli

“I was allergic to school. I was completely befuddled by school. I was trying so hard, but I couldn’t succeed. I took geometry for four years, the same course over and over again, and I did not graduate with my senior class. I finally passed geometry after doing summer school, and eventually, I graduated.”

― Henry Winkler

“Self-government can succeed only through an instructed electorate.”

― Herbert Hoover

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

― Herman Melville

“I’m not scared of anything in particular, but I am motivated by a fear of failure as opposed to a need to succeed.”

― Heston Blumenthal

“If Vancouver did not succeed as Starbucks from ’87 on, our entire international business, which is now thousands of stores and a significant amount of growth and profit, may not have existed.”

― Howard Schultz

“The Jesuits had learned that a Christian mission to China could never succeed if it were not in a position to show and convince the Chinese intelligentsia of the superiority of the European culture.”

― Hu Shih

“The more that Japanese players go to the big leagues to play and succeed, the more that will serve to inspire young kids in Japan to want to become baseball players when they grow up.”

― Ichiro Suzuki

“Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?”

― Igor Stravinsky

“There is this idea that you have to play heroines or women who succeed.”

― Isabella Rossellini

“Women should not have to adopt masculine traits in order to succeed. You should be able to stay as a woman, and in tune with your femininity, and still be equal.”

― Isla Fisher

“New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars aren’t created overnight. By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow, branch out and succeed.”

― J. D. Hayworth

“To succeed in business, to reach the top, an individual must know all it is possible to know about that business.”

― J. Paul Getty

“I’ve always had a will to succeed, to win, however you phrase it.”

― Jack Kent Cooke

“Success is carved out of a hard tree. It doesn’t just happen. It’s people who stick to it that succeed.”

― Jaclyn Smith

“People have to understand that unless social enterprise is experimental, it will not succeed in making a difference.”

― Jacqueline Novogratz

“Even when early innovations start to succeed, it is not uncommon to see growing businesses sabotaged for threatening the status quo.”

― Jacqueline Novogratz

“In order to succeed, you have to fail, no? You ride a bicycle, you fail; you try a few times, you succeed.”

― Jacques Torres

“I mean to make myself a man, and if I succeed in that, I shall succeed in everything else.”

― James A. Garfield

“Your strike will not win. You cannot be allowed to succeed.”

― James Callaghan

“Right-wingers don’t want public education to succeed.”

― James Carville

“No business can succeed in any great degree without being properly organized.”

― James Cash Penney

“When I started working, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing, in that I was just wandering around, hoping that I could succeed. Then after I got a little under my belt, it took me about 25 years to feel like I knew what I was doing.”

― James Garner

“You have kids growing up in some of the worst circumstances financially, living in some of the worst ghettos, and they succeed. They succeed because an adult figure, typically a mother, maybe a grandmother, nourishes the kid, supports the kid, protects the kid, encourages the kid to succeed. It’s as if the environment never happened.”

― James Heckman

“You may succeed in your policy and ensure your own damnation, by your victory.”

― James Larkin

“Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.”

― James Northcote

“I knew what my father, more than anything else, wanted me to do. Seventeen, vain, and spoiled by poems, I prepared to enter a remote West Point. I would succeed there, it was hoped, as he had.”

― James Salter

“You can succeed as a terrible director, but try doing that with stand-up: try being a terrible comedian and getting up on stage. The funny will win out very, very quickly.”

― James Veitch

“If we are to succeed, we must recognize that the community redevelopment is not solely the rehabilitation of housing, or putting a mall in the business strips.”

― Jane Byrne

“In any story, drama may be intensified by the characters realizing by how narrow a margin they had managed to succeed – that is, where coincidence played a role. This is one of the more realistic ways to use coincidence because rarely do we realize how important a coincidental event is until after the fact.”

― Jane Lindskold

“One of the ironies of being a professional writer is that, if you are even moderately successful, the very traits that let you succeed as a writer are not much help when the time comes to head out as ‘The Author.’”

― Jane Lindskold

“Put a Post-It note on your mirror that says: ‘Someone has to succeed. There’s no reason why it shouldn’t be me.’ Repeat before every audition.”

― Janet McTeer

“Creating a sustainable, economic, social, and ecological environment that provides everyone the opportunity to succeed is my mission in Congress.”

― Jared Polis

“I’m always trying to make movies that are better than the ones that we’ve made before. We don’t always succeed at doing that by any means, but we’re always trying to raise the stakes, raise the bar, make the movies better, and that’s hard.”

― Jason Blum

“Hollywood looks backwards and tries to repeat. And we really try not to do that. We don’t always succeed, but I really think that what we try and do is different.”

― Jason Blum

“No first-time entrepreneur has the business network of contacts needed to succeed. An incubator should be well integrated into the local business community and have a steady source of contacts and introductions.”

― Jay Samit

“When I got to Cal, they tried to put me in safe classes, things I could succeed at. I went to Cal for an education. That’s definitely problematic. You see athletes taking majors that don’t add up to anything.”

― Jaylen Brown

“Is it possible to succeed without any act of betrayal?”

― Jean Renoir

“In order to succeed… you have to put a stake in the ground.”

― Jeff Raikes

“Psychopaths know the technical difference between right and wrong – which is one of the reasons their insanity pleas in criminal cases so rarely succeed; they just fail to act on that knowledge.”

― Jeffrey Kluger

“I am very driven by fame and success; I like to succeed at everything I do.”

― Jenna Jameson

“I really like doing the laundry, because I succeed at it. But I loathe putting it away. It is already clean.”

― Jenny Holzer

“I never realized that growing up in Brooklyn, flying jets, working on Wall Street and starring in a sci-fi series was the prerequisite for the fast-paced demands of talk radio. But, if that’s what it takes to succeed, I’m glad I did it all.”

― Jerry Doyle

“It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don’t work.”

― Jerry Gillies

“My goal is not to create a circumstance in which no one fails, but one in which many will succeed.”

― Jerry Moran

“We’ve become a country that is often risk averse. That’s not the way to succeed.”

― Jerry Moran

“I think every parent takes more pleasure in seeing their child succeed than seeing themselves succeed.”

― Jerry Reinsdorf

“Any attempt to dilute my support for Sen. Obama will not succeed.”

― Jesse Jackson

“I’m part of a party that I think values making sure that everyone in this country has an opportunity to succeed. That’s why I’m a Democrat.”

― Jim Matheson

“Several professional athletes have wrongly taught many young Americans by example that the only way to succeed in sports is to take steroids.”

― Jim Sensenbrenner

“In order to succeed in WWE, you’re responsible. If you put in 100 percent, you get back 100 percent.”

― Jinder Mahal

“When you feel so strongly about something and other people feel equally strongly, you have to feel stronger about it in order to succeed.”

― Joan Chen

“I used all that doubt as fuel for my own music, fuel for my drive to succeed.”

― Jody Watley

“Inasmuch as there is a useful purpose to what we do as VCs, I tend to think it’s our duty not only to mentor entrepreneurs and executive teams, but also to learn from them and the others involved. We can then pass on lessons to aid the startup ecosystem and help businesses succeed and grow their impact.”

― Joe Lonsdale

“Any quarterback that understands what the offense is really about is going to succeed.”

― Joe Montana

“God puts people in our lives on purpose so we can help them succeed and help them become all He created them to be. Most people will not reach their full potential without somebody else believing in them.”

― Joel Osteen

“If we don’t succeed on the climate change agenda, we risk getting feedbacks that undermine everything else.”

― Johan Rockstrom

“I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.”

― Johann Sebastian Bach

“My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.”

― John Bunyan

“I must firmly adhere to the views I have held and practice, that Socialism to succeed must be practical, tolerant, cohesive and consciously compromising with Progressive forces running, if not so far, in parallel lines towards its own goal.”

― John Burns

“Growth is the great separator between those who succeed and those who do not. When I see a person beginning to separate themselves from the pack, it’s almost always due to personal growth.”

― John C. Maxwell

“We are teaching kids to fail. We need to teach our kids to succeed.”

― John Catsimatidis

“You need 100 percent concentration on golf to succeed.”

― John Daly

“This is a quarterback-driven league. We all know that, and we all know, to succeed and to go a little bit farther and farther and farther, you need one of those guys.”

― John Dorsey

“To succeed, one must be creative and persistent.”

― John H. Johnson

“I’m from Chicago, I live in Chicago and I wanted very much for the music in Chicago to succeed.”

― John Hughes

“Even if you do succeed most people wouldn’t notice anyway.”

― John Malkovich

“Giap was a master of logistics, but his reputation rests on more than that. His victories were achieved by a patient strategy that he and Ho Chi Minh were convinced would succeed – an unwavering resolve to suffer immense casualties and the near total destruction of their country to defeat any adversary, no matter how powerful.”

― John McCain

“You cannot tell the enemy you’re going to leave and expect the enemy to not – and expect to succeed. I mean, that’s just a fundamental of warfare.”

― John McCain

“I think the reason that I’ve been able to succeed is that I was a fan of sports entertainment when I was a kid – that’s what I wanted to do.”

― John Morrison

“The worst fault of the working classes is telling their children they’re not going to succeed.”

― John Mortimer

“The United States is the first nation to regularly conduct strikes using remotely piloted aircraft in an armed conflict. Other nations also possess this technology. Many more nations are seeking it, and more will succeed in acquiring it.”

― John O. Brennan

“The president can’t succeed without Congress, and Congress can’t succeed without the president. The image of one depends on the image of another. It is not a zero-sum game.”

― John Quelch

“Empowerment isn’t a buzzword among leadership gurus. It’s a proven technique where leaders give their teams the appropriate training, tools, resources, and guidance to succeed.”

― John Rampton

“Sometimes you learn more from films that aren’t terribly successful and, indeed, sometimes you learn more from real disasters than you do from the ones that succeed.”

― John Rhys-Davies

“For so many years, fans and friends have been wanting me to succeed and be back on TV every week, which hasn’t happened since ‘Full House.’ I feel like I came through for them.”

― John Stamos

“I’m an intensely competitive guy who is driven by the idea that accepting mediocrity or accepting defeat is not the way you succeed in life.”

― John W. Thompson

“There’s not too many teams that can succeed on and off the field together.”

― Johnny Damon

“I look up to people who succeed in accomplishing their dreams.”

― JoJo

“People selling content internationally need to be highly focused on selling the right product to the right buyer. If things don’t succeed on a particular network, they’re not going to stay on very long.”

― Jon Feltheimer

“I’ve got my problems with Trump, but I’m going to give him every opportunity to succeed.”

― Jon Tester

“Technology ventures can succeed with very little investment, unlike many other industries. A lot of the big Internet players like Google or Yahoo were started by a couple of guys with computers. Microsoft was started in Bill Gates’ garage.”

― Jonathan Raymond

“When I was on ‘Idol’ and 17, everything was so new. Everyone is so nice and wants to see you succeed.”

― Jordin Sparks

“To give students the best possible chance to succeed, education must prepare them to handle issues that transcend national boundaries.”

― Jose Angel Gurria

“We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving.”

― Jose Ortega y Gasset

“It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.”

― Joseph Roux

“I’m from a small town. I think that’s what’s going to help me succeed.”

― Josh Allen

“’The Rap Year Book’ is really great. Shea Serrano wrote it, and it became this huge phenomenon where he sold out everywhere and made the bestseller list just on the strength of his fans on Twitter wanting him to succeed.”

― Josh Gondelman

“I try to behave myself, and I succeed.”

― Judith Martin

“It’s good to have a healthy ego because that pushes you to succeed. But when you cross a line, and your views are not balanced, that’s when you get into trouble.”

― Judy Smith

“An energetic man will succeed where an indolent one would vegetate and inevitably perish.”

― Jules Verne

“I consider myself as a human being with lots of ups and downs and learning from a lot of failures before I can succeed.”

― Kalki Koechlin

“Sports and entertainment are the only places where inner-city kids see themselves being able to succeed. Their intellectual development is something they don’t relate to.”

― Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I admire writers who succeed at what I consider the first demand of art: that the artist vivisect himself without pity, without hesitation, determined to reveal whatever he might find.”

― Kathryn Harrison

“When we introduced 10-and-under tennis – when we shortened the courts and had smaller rackets and low-compression balls for trying to introduce the sport to youth – a lot of people said we weren’t going to succeed.”

― Katrina Adams

“Drag is a chicken suit, and you’re very emboldened. Whatever you do or say or fail at or succeed at is attributed to your costume and not you as a person. So there’s a lot of freedom.”

― Katya Zamolodchikova

“You have to succeed as a young actor, then as a dad actor, those would be my ‘Harvey Moon’ years, then as an old actor.”

― Kenneth Cranham

“Pentagon not only has the untrainable ‘It’ factor but also the rare ability to adapt and succeed wherever he competes. He has a unique charisma about him that fans connect with, and regardless of where he competes or what style is prominent, he seamlessly blends in – yet stands apart from everyone else on the card.”

― Kenny Omega

“I like to say that the one thing that all people who succeed in changing the world have in common is that they at least tried.”

― Kevin Systrom

“America demands invention and innovation to succeed.”

― Kit Bond

“If Pakistan has any ideas of annexing any part of our territories by force, she should think afresh. I want to state categorically that force will be met with force and aggression against us will never be allowed to succeed.”

― Lal Bahadur Shastri

“I don’t think you’ve done something by getting a job. I think you’ve done something by proving you can succeed at that job.”

― Lane Kiffin

“Lots of companies don’t succeed over time. What do they fundamentally do wrong? They usually miss the future.”

― Larry Page

“I feel as if I’ve been so inured to failure, because I fail more than I succeed. As with any kind of fiction, I throw out so many pages; I get rejected so many times.”

― Lauren Groff

“Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.”

― Laurence Sterne

“I was so anxious to succeed that I made a practice of appearing on all the disc jockey shows I could, in order to publicize the band.”

― Lawrence Welk

“If I have a reason to do something, and I have enough passion, I generally succeed.”

― Leander Paes

“I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed.”

― LeBron James

“If we did not have a sense of who we were, how we got here, why we want to achieve something – which, on the face of it, on the logic of it, is probably not worth trying – and prove that logic wrong, then you wouldn’t succeed; then you would just evaporate.”

― Lee Hsien Loong

“Hoover was incredibly ambitious as a young man. He was highly motivated to succeed in Washington, primarily due to his mother’s expectations of him.”

― Leonardo DiCaprio

“Make each day count by setting specific goals to succeed, then putting forth every effort to exceed your own expectations.”

― Les Brown

“I gotta go play with people who want to see me succeed, who want me to be great.”

― Le’Veon Bell

“If you put the work in, and you show that you’re willing to work hard, you’ll succeed.”

― Liam Hemsworth

“It doesn’t matter if I don’t succeed in something, what matters is that I learn from my mistakes.”

― Linda Evans

“Where there is a will there is a way. And this must be the way not of compulsion but of cooperation… No government and no plan can succeed without it.”

― Lionel Murphy

“A strange side effect of sudden success is the sense that if you can succeed in one field, then it might well be worth trying to succeed in another.”

― Lisa Jewell

“I want everybody to succeed. It’s just part of who I am. I probably do that with my kids tenfold. I’m as insecure as the next person, but it doesn’t ever take me over.”

― Lisa Rinna

“I don’t mind failing, because I see it as an opportunity to try again and eventually succeed. Having this attitude and sharing it with young girls encourages them.”

― Logan Browning

“The need for air transport is real, and it’s not going to change. The key is to have the right business model and have the right initiatives, in my view, to succeed.”

― Louis R. Chenevert

“I’ll put every cent that Wanxiang earns into making electric vehicles. I’ll burn as much cash as it takes to succeed, or until Wanxiang goes bust.”

― Lu Guanqiu

“The road is still very long. We want to concentrate for now on manufacturing in the U.S. If I don’t succeed, my son will continue with it. If he doesn’t make it, my grandson will.”

― Lu Guanqiu

“If men do not now succeed in abolishing war, civilization and mankind are doomed.”

― Ludwig von Mises

“Jelavic improved massively going to the Premier League. He was great for Rangers, but Premier League is different: faster and more physical. He is perfect for the Premier League, has everything to succeed.”

― Luka Modric

“This is Real Madrid, and I understand there is great pressure for new signings to succeed here.”

― Luka Modric

“If one uses music that one does not really love, then one will not succeed in making it one’s own.”

― Lukas Foss

“Ultimately Halcyon needs the greatest scientists and engineers in the world to succeed in its mission.”

― Luke Nosek

“I’ve taken my beatings and learned how to get around and succeed against the big guys.”

― Luke Rockhold

“You’ve got to be a disciplined person if you want to succeed both in sport and in life.”

― Lynn Davies

“I have been obscenely lucky. I’ve got most of the things I’ve asked for and done well at the things I’ve wanted to succeed at.”

― M. J. Hyland

“If the men and women who protect the country are to succeed in the missions they are assigned, we simply must invest more in defense.”

― Mac Thornberry

“Lone wolves won’t succeed with IoT. This is a team sport.”

― Maciej Kranz

“Saddam’s goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed.”

― Madeleine Albright

“Those who speak up, those who use their connections, are more likely to succeed than those who sit and wait.”

― Madeleine M. Kunin

“I think that the message of inclusion is something a lot of people believe in and want to see succeed.”

― Madeline Stuart

“We just have to remember that we’re all in this together and that we all want our state, and our country, to succeed.”

― Maggie Hassan

“In my years, I had the opportunity to observe peoples and countries. I see some countries doing well, others failing, and my analysis of things is that whether you fail or succeed is a function of your value system.”

― Mahathir Mohamad

“I’ve decided that whether I succeed or fail, I have to give it 100 per cent. That way, at least I know I tried.”

― Manisha Koirala

“My studies and my journey to succeed in the glamour world will go simultaneously.”

― Manushi Chhillar

“Almost every dot-com idea from 1999 that failed will succeed.”

― Marc Andreessen

“Most of all, I discovered that in order to succeed with a product you must truly get to know your customers and build something for them.”

― Marc Benioff

“There were 100 intellectual reasons not to pursue ‘Wicked.’ There were times where it was very challenging, where the mind said, ‘This is maybe too challenging,’ but the heart willed it. The heart willed it to succeed.”

― Marc Platt

“Artists of all times are like the gamblers of Monte Carlo, and this blind lottery allows some to succeed and ruins others. In my opinion, neither the winners nor the losers are worth worrying about.”

― Marcel Duchamp

“We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.”

― Marcel Proust

“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.”

― Maria Montessori

“In Europe and Australia, there is something called the Tall Poppy Syndrome: People like to cut the tall poppies. They don’t want you to succeed, and they cut you down – especially people from your own social class.”

― Mark Burnett

“Gen X entrepreneurs are frequently smart, tough, tenacious, and self-made. That said, to succeed in their companies, they often have sacrificed being emotionally involved in their marriages and with their children.”

― Mark Goulston

“If at first you don’t succeed, pay someone else to do it for you.”

― Mark Hoppus

“Middle America believes in fair play, an equal opportunity to succeed or to fail.”

― Mark McKinnon

“If I succeed in business but fail as a father, then I’ve failed.”

― Mark Wahlberg

“Wherever women succeed, businesses will succeed.”

― Martha McSally

“Maryland schools succeed because we have never stopped investing in our students and doing the things that work.”

― Martin O’Malley

“Increasing education options will give students greater opportunities to succeed in the classroom and allow students to graduate with skill sets necessary to go to college or into a career.”

― Mary Fallin

“We fall forward to succeed.”

― Mary Kay Ash

“Fail, and your friends feel superior. Succeed, and they feel resentful.”

― Mason Cooley

“Any bailout of a private company is a bad decision by our federal government. Private companies have the right to succeed, but they also should have the right to fail.”

― Matt Salmon

“We have a big appetite for putting people down but, at the heart of everyone, there’s enough room for all of us to succeed.”

― Matthew McConaughey

“What do you need to succeed in business? You need the ability to think critically and communicate, and those things you can get just as easily out of a philosophy degree.”

― Matthew Stewart

“I would eventually leave the business in 1999 to work full-time as a writer, but during the previous decade, I would advise French businessmen on how to succeed in Germany; tell Americans what to do in Eastern Europe; show the Spanish how to become more like the Americans. I spent one particularly haunting year advising bankers in Mexico.”

― Matthew Stewart

“Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us.”

― Maude Adams

“Many people ask, ‘What do you need mentally to succeed in F1?’ I say, ‘What do you mean mentally?’”

― Max Verstappen

“I’ve been the type of father who tries desperately to be perfect but doesn’t succeed all the time.”

― Max von Sydow

“There’s something which impels us to show our inner souls. The more courageous we are, the more we succeed in explaining what we know.”

― Maya Angelou

“The thing about acting that’s unlike any other art form is that it’s collaborative; directing and acting are a collaboration, and your acting won’t succeed if the lighting design doesn’t succeed or sets don’t succeed.”

― Maya Hawke

“I believe the world has shifted from asked ‘if’ digital currencies will succeed to ‘how and when’ digital currencies will become mainstream.”

― Meltem Demirors

“In the first season, I didn’t contribute enough, but I really believe you need a year to succeed in the Premier League; it’s the fastest league in the world.”

― Memphis Depay

“Republicans need to unite to succeed.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“Women do not want to be dependent on government but want opportunities for all Americans to succeed.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try, try, try again.”

― Michael Chang

“There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don’t like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don’t spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities.”

― Michael Dell

“If we want boys to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.”

― Michael Gurian

“If the only people who can succeed in politics are people who go in at 25, that’d be too bad. That’d be a shame.”

― Michael Ignatieff

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”

― Michael Jordan

“To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.”

― Michael Korda

“We have to instill in them the skills they need to succeed at a young age and open up their imaginations to the very real opportunities they can be afforded if they put their minds to it.”

― Michael N. Castle

“If you blithely do what you do and you’re good at what you do, and try to be a decent person, you can succeed.”

― Michael Patrick Jann

“I’m committed to helping the residents of Stockton succeed.”

― Michael Tubbs

“If your city’s being populated by highly educated twentysomethings with choices, you’re probably going to succeed.”

― Mick Cornett

“Anyone and everyone can and will succeed.”

― Mike Moreno

“Fighting for free enterprise means standing up for free markets. The freedom to succeed includes the freedom to fail. We must defend entrepreneurial capitalism against the onslaught of the American Left.”

― Mike Pence

“At some point, an industry has to either succeed or fail on its own merits.”

― Mike Pompeo

“I came to realize that if I was going to succeed in the music industry, I was going to have to learn how to perform my songs myself.”

― Mike Posner

“It is possible to take a population of students who are failing and whose schools are failing them, who are being written off as not being college material, and if they have the right support, they can all go to college and succeed.”

― Mitch Kapor

“I love people who succeed in life overcoming various odds.”

― Mohammad Amir

“The American invasion did not succeed in Vietnam, and will never succeed in Iraq.”

― Mohammed Aldouri

“Bill Clinton wanted to survive. And Bill Clinton wanted to thrive, not just for himself, although that’s primarily what drives Bill Clinton. He’s a classic narcissist. So of course he wanted to thrive and succeed. But he also wanted America to thrive and succeed, which is why he worked with a Republican Congress.”

― Monica Crowley

“I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise.”

― Montesquieu

“I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.”

― Montesquieu

“Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.”

― Montesquieu

“In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.”

― Montesquieu

“The success of most things depends upon knowing how long it will take to succeed.”

― Montesquieu

“I’ve always thought that if I worked hard enough, then my chance would come, and I was not scared to not succeed.”

― Mousa Dembele

“If you will work in co-operation, forgetting the past, burying the hatchet, you are bound to succeed.”

― Muhammad Ali Jinnah

“I proudly claim that what Modi could not succeed in Gujarat, I have done for Hyderabad to put it on the international map. None can rob that credit from me.”

― N. Chandrababu Naidu

“The hope of ISIS was to break the Yazidi community. But for survivors especially, going back to their lives and getting married and making a life and working, it’s basically making sure ISIS did not succeed.”

― Nadia Murad

“People can’t even imagine that it’s possible to succeed anymore.”

― Najat Vallaud-Belkacem

“I feel that, in the WWE, everyone is given the same opportunities to succeed based on merit, and I think the crowd likes who they like. There are people that like us, and there are people that won’t like us.”

― Naomi

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”

― Napoleon Hill

“No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.”

― Napoleon Hill

“Just because one company is able to succeed with a specific model doesn’t mean others will follow with equal or any success.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“I’ve known ambitious people with no aptitude for the thing they did. Most of whom, rather terrifyingly, tended to succeed.”

― Neil Gaiman

“We thought that whatever we wanted to do was right and good, simply because we were Americans, and we would succeed at it because we were Americans.”

― Neil Sheehan

“Since I was 18, I’ve been under orders from magazines and newspapers – chiefly The New York Times and Rolling Stone – to step into the lives of musicians, actors, and artists, and somehow find out who they really are underneath the mask they present to the public. But I didn’t always succeed.”

― Neil Strauss

“No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution.”

― Niccolo Machiavelli

“The wish to acquire more is admittedly a very natural and common thing; and when men succeed in this they are always praised rather than condemned. But when they lack the ability to do so and yet want to acquire more at all costs, they deserve condemnation for their mistakes.”

― Niccolo Machiavelli

“I was very blessed in always knowing what I wanted to do, and by the grace of God I’ve been able to succeed in my chosen career.”

― Nichelle Nichols

“I love ‘Wild ‘N Out’ so much – one, because it’s my baby, but also I get to see others succeed and go on to lead their own careers.”

― Nick Cannon

“I’ve coached a lot of teams and moved up gradually and tried to succeed and tried to have success at every level. When that happens, you just continue to wonder if you can keep doing it one more level.”

― Nick Nurse

“I committed myself totally, fully, but I didn’t succeed in convincing a majority of French… I didn’t succeed in making the values we share win.”

― Nicolas Sarkozy

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

― Nikos Kazantzakis

“Violence can succeed, as Americans know well from the conquest of the national territory. But at terrible cost. It can also provoke violence in response, and often does.”

― Noam Chomsky

“At Porto, under Jose Mourinho, we won everything with a fantastic group of football players. Mourinho built that. He made us succeed, won everything. This has a big impact.”

― Nuno Espirito Santo

“A talented footballer comes over, his family depends on him, and if his agent or club don’t treat him well, he might not succeed, and then he feels he’s let everyone down. For years, African players have been exploited.”

― Nwankwo Kanu

“Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.”

― Octavio Paz

“What is needed by him who would succeed in the highest degree possible is careful planning. He is to accumulate reserved power, that he may be equal to all emergencies.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“You will never succeed while smarting under the drudgery of your occupation, if you are constantly haunted with the idea that you could succeed better in something else.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“Existence is the privilege of effort, and when that privilege is met like a man, opportunities to succeed along the line of your aptitude will come faster than you can use them.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“Most entrepreneurs think capital is the biggest problem they have – but it’s not. You can have all the capital you want, but if the market fit and ability to adjust are not present, your startup will likely not succeed.”

― Ory Okolloh

“I almost always have a strong passion about the things I do. I wouldn’t say aggressive, but I am always trying very hard to make sure that things will succeed.”

― Pansy Ho

“If you have luck on your side and are strong mentally, you can succeed in Europe.”

― Park Ji-sung

“In football, you can’t always succeed.”

― Patrice Evra

“Youth all over the world are very hungry to succeed.”

― Patrice Motsepe

“Is it the factitious and the conventional that most surely succeed on earth and in the course of life?”

― Paul Cezanne

“I would be very happy for a woman to succeed me.”

― Paul Kagame

“There are some basic human needs that are the same. Everybody wants to succeed.”

― Paul Polman

“If you go down the leagues, you have to understand what level you’re working with, and if you get frustrated, then it’s not going to ever happen for you. That’s why a lot of managers don’t succeed where they should do.”

― Paul Scholes

“People relate to the spirit of the band, which is to live your way and succeed on your own terms. There’s no hypocrisy in being successful and still railing against conformity.”

― Paul Stanley

“When women succeed, America succeeds.”

― Paul Tonko

“Any political agenda and organization which doesn’t begin with personal responsibility is just half the argument. It’s just not going to succeed.”

― Peter Coyote

“I love that young bands will do anything to succeed.”

― Peter Hook

“Art and science have so much in common – the process of trial and error, finding something new and innovative, and to experiment and succeed in a breakthrough.”

― Peter M. Brant

“It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.”

― Peter Marshall

“The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped, no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.”

― Peter Stuyvesant

“Any entrepreneur has to prepare for a lot of dark days, and they’ve got to really like what they are doing, and they have to have a reason for it to succeed.”

― Phil Knight

“The ambition, the drive, the wanting to be the center of attention, the wanting to succeed… They’re all inside me somewhere.”

― Philip Seymour Hoffman

“I have always wanted to be independent. When I became a producer, people said I would not succeed, but I proved them wrong.”

― Pooja Bhatt

“I’m excited to be launching D’Leon Records to support other young talent in their development. I have been very fortunate to have been able to break through and succeed in this tough industry, and this is one of my ways of giving back.”

― Prince Royce

“If bad things happen to you as a kid, it’s hard for you to succeed as an adult.”

― Priscilla Chan

“The countries that succeed will be those that are nimble and able to use their human capital to take advantage of opportunities as they arise.”

― Priti Patel

“If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style.”

― Quentin Crisp

“Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.”

― Quentin Crisp

“Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.”

― R. Buckminster Fuller

“Girls, to me, growing up were very, very petty and didn’t want me to succeed and didn’t want the best for me.”

― Rachel Zoe

“Everyone’s amazed by the question that how did I succeed as an actor in the industry, which has Kamal Haasan? It’s because I grew as an actor watching Kamal’s acting.”

― Rajinikanth

“The more you succeed, the more you want people to love your efforts.”

― Rajkumar Hirani

“No one succeeds without effort… Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.”

― Ramana Maharshi

“You can’t succeed in beating the insurgents unless you can convince the people that they can be protected.”

― Rand Beers

“Every child in every neighborhood, of every color, class and background, deserves a school that will help them succeed.”

― Rand Paul

“I believe democracy will succeed in Tunisia, but I also believe that it will succeed in the other Arab Spring countries.”

― Rashid al-Ghannushi

“I have always been bullish about India’s potential. I still am, and I feel India is a country that really has an enormous amount of potential and has the human capital to succeed.”

― Ratan Tata

“If you truly want to succeed, you have to stay humble – humble or crumble – because it can all go away in the blink of an eye.”

― Raven Goodwin

“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.”

― Reba McEntire

“Our country and our nation have again only one message to those who attack us – you will not succeed!”

― Recep Tayyip Erdogan

“Observe, orient, decide, act. It’s fighter pilot terminology. If you have the faster OODA loop in a dogfight, you live. The other person dies. In Silicon Valley, the OODA loop of your decision-making is effectively what differentiates your ability to succeed.”

― Reid Hoffman

“We inside Diesel are the first consumers of our advertising. We make ad campaigns for our own amusement – that’s why they succeed.”

― Renzo Rosso

“There’s no more powerful lesson than knowing that your setbacks will one day help you succeed.”

― Reshma Saujani

“History has demonstrated that efforts to censure and control communication will not succeed.”

― Ricardo Salinas Pliego

“The surest way to fail is not to determine to succeed.”

― Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“My daughters will succeed me as owners of the firm.”

― Richard Edelman

“The Anthropologie brand continues to succeed in emotionally engaging its customers while delivering strong financial results.”

― Richard Hayne

“On occasion, terrorists will succeed despite our best efforts. That is part of the legacy of 9/11. But 9/11 also shows us that while terrorists can destroy, they are unable to create.”

― Richard N. Haass

“No country can succeed if it denies itself the talents of half of its people.”

― Richard N. Haass

“Although every writer dreams of getting it right on the first pass, very few succeed.”

― Richard Rhodes

“Basketball is my passion, and I love it, and I love to see my players succeed. I’m here for them and my children. That’s my passion.”

― Rick Pitino

“I was always fiercely determined and driven to succeed.”

― Ricky Ponting

“If ‘formulaic’ is somebody who is unlikely to succeed starting down a process and succeeding – then isn’t that what most films are about? And art films are about people who aren’t likely to succeed and then don’t succeed.”

― Ridley Scott

“I am lucky to be a film director. I can create, express. It proves that I am still alive and the Khmer Rouge did not succeed in destroying me.”

― Rithy Panh

“Because you’ve done the horrible jobs, it gives you an even grittier determination to succeed.”

― Rob James-Collier

“Just because one tribe piles on you, take shelter and continue to work towards your next goal, your next project. Don’t be discouraged and remember that there are many fans of your work rooting for you to succeed.”

― Rob Liefeld

“Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed As, God be thanked! I do not.”

― Robert Browning

“The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.”

― Robert Burton

“There are so many societies, so many churches, so many -isms, that it is almost impossible for an independent man to succeed in a political career.”

― Robert Green Ingersoll

“I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.”

― Robert H. Schuller

“Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old.”

― Robert Herrick

“By creating fantastic content and spending zero time on audience development, you are certain that you will not succeed on YouTube. You have to focus on audience development as much as you focus on creating content.”

― Robert Kyncl

“Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.”

― Robert Louis Stevenson

“Just as predatory animals follow a similar general design and behave in similar ways, so organizations, especially those in competition with one another, must follow certain design principles if they are to succeed and prevail.”

― Robert Shea

“You’ve got to have this burning desire in your chest to succeed.”

― Rod Stewart

“It is quite possible for the vulgar to be funny, but to succeed, it must rise to a certain genius.”

― Roger Ebert

“I go to bed every night thinking about all the possible ways that I can succeed.”

― Ronda Rousey

“’Hee Haw’ was a concept that nobody (including myself) thought would ever succeed.”

― Roy Clark

“Our task is to find teaching methods that continually engage the whole human being. We would not succeed in this endeavor if we failed to concentrate on developing the human sense of art.”

― Rudolf Steiner

“That’s why I kept wrestling – I’m too dumb to realize I can’t win, so I keep wrestling until I ultimately succeed. I’m pretty dang stubborn.”

― Rulon Gardner

“So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“I try, and I think I succeed, in making my readers feel pity for my psychopaths, because I do.”

― Ruth Rendell

“The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.”

― Rutherford B. Hayes

“The idea that only the swaggering, all-knowing, and ruthlessly ambitious succeed is a lie. One that has discouraged so many people with so much potential – and worse, encouraged many more to crash and burn.”

― Ryan Holiday

“Other than playing the game I love, my passion is investing in innovative companies and helping the entrepreneurs behind them succeed.”

― Ryan Howard

“Someone will eventually succeed in this hunt for a longevity pill, and when they do, one of the greatest advances in the history of medicine will have been achieved.”

― S. Jay Olshansky

“Bowling in sub-continental conditions is not easy for a fast bowler. You have to be consistent and persistent to succeed, especially when you are bowling to the likes of Sangakkara, Mahela, Samaraweera, and Dilshan.”

― S. Sreesanth

“Saint Ignatius was a convert and disciple of S. John the Evangelist. He was appointed by S. Peter to succeed Evodius in the see of Antioch, and he continued in his bishopric full forty years.”

― Sabine Baring-Gould

“Everyone – regardless of their background, wealth, race, faith, gender, sexual orientation or age – should be able to fulfil their potential and succeed.”

― Sadiq Khan

“If you don’t share information among your startup’s team, then it’ll be just about a coincidence if product, marketing, and engineering are ever aligned. Those odds are too low to succeed.”

― Sallie Krawcheck

“Banking gives you a glimpse into what makes companies succeed and what makes companies fail.”

― Sally Jewell

“Communication services need interoperability to succeed – and Loopt is the first such service since SMS that is available across all major U.S. wireless carriers.”

― Sam Altman

“Movies and television show build on top of each other, succeed one another. In a large way, in terms of filmmaking aesthetics, they evolve because they can’t help but be a consequence of all the movies and TV shows that came before it.”

― Sam Esmail

“The best thing we can do to help small-business owners succeed is cut spending.”

― Sam Graves

“I want to prove that you don’t have to come from Oxford University or Rada – and you don’t have to have parents that support you – to succeed.”

― Samantha Morton

“I wanted to prove that a young boy coming from Africa was able to succeed and achieve a lot.”

― Samuel Eto’o

“From now on, the technology companies that succeed will be those that have developed skills at listening and a sophisticated understanding of their customers’ industries.”

― Samuel J. Palmisano

“Don’t give up because of the dark days. Succeed in spite of them. The dark days make the bright days seem even brighter. So bright you can hardly stand it.”

― Sarah Addison Allen

“Folks, this government isn’t too big to fail, it’s too big to succeed.”

― Sarah Palin

“In the time period before Wii was called Wii and we still referred to it as Revolution, no one thought it was going to succeed.”

― Satoru Iwata

“I’m not claiming that we are the only guys who are going to succeed in the cloud. Others can succeed as well, just like in the previous generation.”

― Satya Nadella

“The moment our youth succeed, we try to figure out how to tear them down.”

― Scooter Braun

“QuickBooks – the very fact that we could even dream to make something in the business arena, and that it would then succeed – was a total revolution to me.”

― Scott Cook

“I think that Christians who have an interest in filmmaking need to deepen their love for cinema. To be honest, that’s what I think has been missing historically from the Christians who want to succeed in the Hollywood industry.”

― Scott Derrickson

“Democracies succeed or fail based on their journalism.”

― Scott Pelley

“Even if the last move did not succeed, the inner command says move again.”

― Seamus Heaney

“Russia and the U.S. must jointly manage expectations to ensure that attempts to ‘reset’ our relationship succeed.”

― Sergei Lavrov

“If the fastest growing population in this country is Latino, that means we are the future of this country. And, we have proven we have talent. Now we need the tools to succeed.”

― Shakira

“I am fully aware that everybody has a right to succeed, and success should be with ethics.”

― Sharad Pawar

“Neither politics of chaos and anarchy has succeeded earlier and nor will succeed in future.”

― Shehbaz Sharif

“I believe that the role of president of the United States is vastly different from the role of candidate and that the Donald Trump of the campaign will not succeed as president.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“I have a five year-old son and a three year-old daughter. I want my son to have a choice to contribute fully in the workforce or at home. And I want my daughter to have the choice to not just succeed, but to be liked for her accomplishments.”

― Sheryl Sandberg

“When I was in high school, I was voted most likely to succeed.”

― Sheryl Sandberg

“’Make more happen’ highlights how Staples is reinventing itself to provide every product businesses need to succeed.”

― Shira Goodman

“People who wish to go into the future should have two skills to succeed – the ability to deal with people and the ability to sell.”

― Shiv Khera

“Somebody with no connection to the film industry may succeed, and somebody with all connections to the industry may not.”

― Shruti Haasan

“Leaders who fail are the ones who do it by themselves. Leaders who succeed are the ones who allow others to help them.”

― Simon Sinek

“I agree with Sophocles: the greatest luck is not to have been born – but, as the joke goes on, very few people succeed in it.”

― Slavoj Zizek

“Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.”

― Sophocles

“No matter what schemes you have, if you’re not in condition to run, you can’t succeed.”

― Spencer Paysinger

“A lot of entrepreneurship is seeing the future in a way that no one else sees it. Then, it becomes about execution and doing what it takes to succeed.”

― Stacy Brown-Philpot

“It was never an option to not succeed.”

― Stacy Brown-Philpot

“Once you succeed in tennis, financially you become quite well off.”

― Stefan Edberg

“When Ex-Im gives companies the resources they need to sell their products abroad, their employees, suppliers and communities succeed at home.”

― Stephen Fincher

“We have in this country a federal government that increasingly is engaged in trying to determine which business, which regions, which industries will succeed, which will not through a whole range of economic development, regional development corporate subsidization programs.”

― Stephen Harper

“However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at.”

― Stephen Hawking

“Great entrepreneurial DNA is comprised of leadership, technological vision, frugality, and the desire to succeed.”

― Steve Blank

“For Customer Development to succeed, everyone on the team – from investor or parent company to engineers, marketers and founders – needs to understand and agree that the Customer Development process is different to its core.”

― Steve Blank

“The Lean Startup is a process for turning ideas into commercial ventures. Its premise is that startups begin with a series of untested hypotheses. They succeed by getting out of the building, testing those hypotheses and learning by iterating and refining minimal viable products in front of potential customers.”

― Steve Blank

“My administration is focused on continuing to grow our economic foundation while ensuring emerging industries have the infrastructure and workforce they need to succeed in the global economy.”

― Steve Bullock

“Our greatest privilege and responsibility as leaders of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is to provide our veterans with a system that cares for their wounds and ensures that they have an opportunity to succeed.”

― Steve Buyer

“It is customers that decide if we succeed.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“When our folks focus on exactly what is needed to succeed in the restaurants, they should be able to lead themselves to restaurateur level.”

― Steve Ells

“We definitely stand behind Theranos in the sense of, we are an investor, and we want them to succeed.”

― Steve Jurvetson

“One very interesting framework for a company to succeed over time – beyond just business logic and analytics – is, do they have a reason why the best graduates in engineering programs will flock to them versus competitors?”

― Steve Jurvetson

“If you’ve never quit anything, you really ought to try. And if at first you don’t succeed, try again.”

― Steve Rushin

“I always knew that we were going to be successful and accomplish and succeed at our dreams. There was never a doubt in my mind. When we were recording ‘Appetite For Destruction’, we all knew.”

― Steven Adler

“If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.”

― Steven Wright

“I just get the impression that everyone is willing me to succeed.”

― Stuart Pearce

“People will talk about money in the general sense, but not in the specific sense of, like, where’d you fail, how’d you succeed, how’d you do it.”

― Su-chin Pak

“There are indeed people with ulterior motives who don’t wish Chinese swimming well; they even don’t wish Asian swimming well. We cannot let these people’s plans succeed.”

― Sun Yang

“Vice presidents are supposed to be eternally loyal, which is why it is so difficult for some to figure out how to succeed their bosses.”

― Susan Estrich

“Terrorism and extremism bear different names and labels. It uses diverse causes. But in each case, it is driven by distortion of religion and a misguided belief in its power to succeed.”

― Sushma Swaraj

“I am not the richest, smartest or most talented person in the world, but I succeed because I keep going and going and going.”

― Sylvester Stallone

“When you go independent, if you fail, you’re totally responsible for it. If you succeed, you’re totally responsible for it. You are responsibly for who you are… and what you do and what you make.”

― Tablo

“Over the years, I have realised that it takes a great team for a film to succeed.”

― Tamannaah

“As a nation, we need to do everything we can to make sure those who have served have the tools they need to succeed in civilian life.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“That is still the case in this country for too many students, the soft bigotry of low expectations. If you don’t expect them to learn, if you don’t expect them to succeed – then it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

― Tavis Smiley

“He ‘s ruthless only because of his ideals. Unfortunately he doesn’t succeed. The thing fails and gets out of hand and takes charge of him. Idealism is the only excuse he could have and it’s a great excuse.”

― Terence Fisher

“I can work my butt off and create an album that’s wonderful, but if it’s never played and never given the outlet, it won’t succeed.”

― Tessanne Chin

“I always want young Indians to succeed. Our country has a lot of potential, and it needs to be tapped into.”

― The Great Khali

“Whenever any Indian needs support to succeed in pro wrestling, I will always be there.”

― The Great Khali

“I think people want the Cubs to succeed, and by extension, they want people associated with the Cubs to succeed.”

― Theo Epstein

“If we can’t find the next technological breakthrough, well, maybe we can be better than anyone else with how we treat our players and how we connect with players and the relationships we develop and how we put them in positions to succeed.”

― Theo Epstein

“Every opportunity to win is sacred. It’s sacred to us inside the organization, and it should be sacred to the fans as well. They deserve our best efforts to do what we can to improve the club and put the club in position to succeed in any given season.”

― Theo Epstein

“Philanthropic colonization is a failure. National colonization will succeed.”

― Theodor Herzl

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

“I resolve to work with my colleagues to succeed in producing the good rather than failing to produce the perfect.”

― Thom Tillis

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

― Thomas A. Edison

“When is constancy required, except under persecution. Are not friends then proved? If they always yield, how can they ever succeed? They must, one time or other, make a stand.”

― Thomas Becket

“There’s nothing like living a little close to the edge that gets you motivated to ensure that you get the credentials you need to succeed.”

― Thomas Friedman

“I don’t think golf has ever been any pressure as far as having to succeed.”

― Tiger Woods

“Simply cutting the taxes for America’s wealthiest families is clearly not creating the needed new jobs, and that strategy is unlikely to succeed in the future.”

― Tim Johnson

“The research clearly demonstrates high-quality early childhood opportunities help children succeed.”

― Tim Kaine

“I think Microsoft will have to change. I think that the business of Microsoft, the company of Microsoft, is going to continue to succeed. But I think the business model of Microsoft is going to have to change.”

― Tim O’Reilly

“At Epic, we succeed when developers succeed.”

― Tim Sweeney

“The guys at PSG, they don’t really look at what your parents have done. They kind of just look at you for you, and they want to see you succeed, and they want to see you play.”

― Timothy Weah

“I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.”

― Tom Hopkins

“We’re the party that’s fought for increased wages, fought for the union movement, fought to make sure that collective bargaining is not eviscerated, it’s strengthened. And when we communicate those messages, we succeed.”

― Tom Perez

“Obviously, if a director doesn’t communicative a clear, relevant vision of the material, it will not succeed no matter how good the material.”

― Tom Skerritt

“To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.”

― Tony Dorsett

“You always succeed in producing a result.”

― Tony Robbins

“Mastered by deadly passions, Rigaud has dug a gulf at your feet; he has laid snares which you could not avoid. He wished to have you as partisans in his revolt; and to succeed in his object, he has employed falsehood and seduction.”

― Toussaint Louverture

“If we go in the Middle East, and we start to recruit there, and we see that all of a sudden there’s this massive interest, there’s massive depth of people that we feel have the ability to succeed, then we would go there first – or quicker.”

― Triple H

“Conspiracies do exist. Probably in this moment in New York there is an economic group making a conspiracy in order to buy three banks. But if they succeed, they are immediately discovered.”

― Umberto Eco

“Work for something because it is good, not just because it stands a chance to succeed.”

― Vaclav Havel

“But when ill indeed, Even dismissing the doctor don’t always succeed.”

― Victor Hugo

“Matthew Broderick and Megan Mullally were unbelievable to work with in ‘How to Succeed.’”

― Victoria Clark

“Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition.”

― Victoria Woodhull

“I am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help I shall succeed.”

― Vincent Van Gogh

“Your willingness to fail is what will let you succeed.”

― Vinod Khosla

“They succeed, because they think they can.”

― Virgil

“If you do not try, you will never succeed. So try and try until you do.”

― Vivek Oberoi

“Our philosophy is to attract top talent and incentivise them to succeed. We have some of the top talent in the entire industry.”

― Vivek Ramaswamy

“To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.”

― Voltaire

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.”

― W. C. Fields

“Cockneys make good beggars. They are held in high esteem by the fraternity in America. Their resource, originality and invention, and a never-faltering tongue enable them to often attain their ends where others fail, and they succeed where the natives starve.”

― W. H. Davies

“However careful a tramp may be to avoid places where there is abundant work, he cannot always succeed.”

― W. H. Davies

“If Al Jazeera America becomes just another mainstream TV station, it is definitely not going to succeed.”

― Wadah Khanfar

“I learned that kids in show business are so different from regular, average students. They would gather behind you and help you to succeed in any way possible.”

― Wally George

“When I first reviewed the iPad, I wrote that, to succeed, ‘It will have to prove that it really can replace the laptop or netbook for enough common tasks, enough of the time, to make it a viable alternative.’”

― Walt Mossberg

“Common Core results finally give families an accurate barometer of whether our kids are mastering the skills they need to succeed in a knowledge-based global economy, early enough that we can intervene.”

― Wendy Kopp

“The German physicists knew at least so much about the manufacture and construction of atomic bombs that it was clear to them that the manufacture of bombs in Germany could not succeed during the war. For this reason, they were spared the moral decision whether they should make an atomic bomb, and they had only worked on the uranium engine.”

― Werner Heisenberg

“I try to be a good person – I don’t always succeed, but that’s what I’m shooting for.”

― Will Forte

“When you come into the industry as an outsider, you need to have an entrepreneurial spirit to succeed. In Hollywood, it’s very clear that you either play by the rules or make up your own. And I wanted to do it my way.”

― Will Packer

“The Ford family wants the company to succeed. Period.”

― William Clay Ford, Jr.

“Life is the art of being well deceived; and in order that the deception may succeed it must be habitual and uninterrupted.”

― William Hazlitt

“Whatever you believe in, and if you keep trying, you can eventually succeed.”

― William Hung

“I enjoy helping young children succeed.”

― William Hung

“If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.”

― William Lyon Phelps

“Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.”

― William Makepeace Thackeray

“Few incumbents will succeed in deploying blockchain applications to enable new business models. The innovator’s dilemma will prevail. Even if they aspire to, they must first get their feet wet within their business boundaries.”

― William Mougayar

“It is no use saying, ‘We are doing our best.’ You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.”

― Winston Churchill

“I was thinking of winning the Scudetto in Rome. I did not succeed, but I grew as a goalkeeper.”

― Wojciech Szczesny

“Don’t settle for style. Succeed in substance.”

― Wynton Marsalis

“For a gymnast to be successful, she needs to strike a balance of everything within herself. She needs to be graceful, flexible, perform all elements, turns, maintain co-ordination – she has to have all of that. If, for example, she only has co-ordination and nothing else, she will not succeed.”

― Yana Kudryavtseva

“Only by acknowledging the success and sacrifice made by those who came before us can we fully understand what we must do to ensure the liberty of those who will succeed us.”

― Yvette Clarke

“I try to be as fearless as possible. I don’t always succeed, but I like to think I try.”

― Zachary Quinto

“Asking why rappers always talk about their stuff is like asking why Milton is forever listing the attributes of heavenly armies. Because boasting is a formal condition of the epic form. And those taught that they deserve nothing rightly enjoy it when they succeed in terms the culture understands.”

― Zadie Smith

“In Iraq we must succeed. Failure is not an option.”

― Zbigniew Brzezinski

“If you are different, or you have minimum possibilities, you can still succeed. I am living proof of that.”

― Zlatan Ibrahimovic
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