17 Lesser-Known Success Quotes To Inspire You

water-373780_640Do you love quotes and use them to inspire yourself? Mostly we read the same quotes everywhere which is no wonder as those “little bites of wisdom” are proven to positively influence most of us. Sometimes though, you might crave new expressions of wisdom to rejuvenate your motivation to take action step and become the best version of yourself.


We gathered 17 lesser-known success quotes to spark your commitment to success.

“Either you run the day or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

“An object at rest tends to stay at rest, an object in motion tends to stay in motion.” Isaac Newton

“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all of your thoughts breaks their bonds: your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction and you find yourself in a new, great and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person than you ever dreamed yourself to be.” – Patanjali

“Action may not bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.” – William James

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone.”-  Pablo Picasso

“Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” –  John Wooden

“Action generates motivation; not the other way around.” –  Mark Amend

“You may only succeed if you desire succeeding; you may only fail if you do not mind failing.”-  Philippos

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”-  Dale Carnegie

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” – Bruce Lee

“Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.” – Dr. APJ Kalam

“Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising to tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet.”-  Eliphas Levi

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” – Nietzsche

“All success in life, whether material or spiritual, starts with the thoughts that you put into your mind every second of every minute of every day. Your outer world reflects the state of your inner world. By controlling the thoughts that you think and the way you respond to the events of your life, you begin to control your destiny.” –  R. Sharma

“I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me.” – Erica Jong

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