To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty.— Ralph Waldo Emerson
Inspiring Success Is Not Measured quotations
Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.
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.
Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you've over come
We should measure welfare's success, by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.
You have to believe in yourself when no one else does.
Success is not measured by what you do compared to what somebody else does.
Success is measured by what you do compared to what you are capable of doing.
It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
Success is not measured by what a man accomplishes, but by the opposition he has encountered and the courage with which he has maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success.
I believe that anyone can be successful in life, regardless of natural talent or the environment within which we live. This is not based on measuring success by human competitiveness for wealth, possessions, influence, and fame, but adhering to God's standards of truth, justice, humility, service, compassion, forgiveness, and love.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
Success and excellence are not the same.
Excellence grows within a person, is largely within that person's control, and its meaning lasts. Success is measured externally, by comparison to others, is often outside our control, and is perishable.
If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Measuring and laying out the room in advance can save you a lot of headaches.
Success is not a destination that you ever reach. Success is the quality of your journey.
Remember, success is not measured by heights attained but by obstacles overcome.
We're going to pass through many obstacles in our lives: good days, bad days. But the successful person will overcome those obstacles and constantly move forward.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
Success is not measured in achievement of goals, but in the stress and strain of meeting those goals
I am convinced that success is not measured by what you get out of life, but by what you give back.
Success is not measured by what you do compared to what others do, it is measured by what you do with the ability God gave you.
Each person has the potential of making a positive impact on the world.
It all depends on what you do with what you have. Success is not to be measured by the amount of money you possess or the position you attain but rather in how you use both. Position and money can be squandered or abused, but they can also be used to help others.
The best way to measure your investing success is not by whether you're beating the market but by whether you've put in place a financial plan and a behavioral discipline that are likely to get you where you want to go.
Where success is concerned, people are not measured in inches, or pounds, or college degrees, or family back-ground; they are measured by the size of their thinking.
In life, as on the stage, it's not who I am but what I do that's the measure of my worth and the secret of my success. All the rest is showiness, arrogance and conceit.
If you believe in what you're doing, you'll be successful.
Be honest and work hard to get what you want.
Don't take shortcuts; you only cheat yourself in the long run. Success is not measured by money or fame, but by how you feel about your own goals and accomplishments and the time and effort you put into them.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.
Profit isn't and shouldn't be the mission of business.
The mission of business is to help people. To help your customers, your co-workers, your employees, and your partners. Success is not a number - it's not X dollars or Y customers - it's a measurement of VALUE.
People of great ability do not emerge, as a rule, from the happiest background.
So far as my own observation goes, I would conclude that ability, although hereditary, is improved by an early measure of adversity and improved again by a later measure of success.
We can learn that reward comes in creation and re-creation, no just in the consumption of the world around us. Active participation in the process of creation is our right and our privilege. We can learn to measure the success of our ideas not by our bank accounts by their impact on the world.
So many times we look for those things in life we can measure.
... The college degree, the money we earn, the success we brag about.... But the little things in life, the minute moments...not taken for granted, the value of their treasure is substantial all the more.
Success is the doing, not the getting - in the trying, not the triumph.
American society [...] not only sanctions gross and unfair relations among men, but it encourages them. Now, can that be denied? No. Rivalry, competition, envy, jealousy, all that is malignant in human character is nourished by the system. Possession, money, property--on such corrupt standards as these do you people measure happiness and success.
Progress must not become progressivism, where success is measured only by achieving pragmatic results.
This is true even in organizations that are very focused on analysis and quantitative measurement, even among people who think of themselves as smart in an MBA sense. In highly successful change efforts, people find ways to help others see the problems or solutions in ways that influence emotions, not just thought.
Success is to be measured not by wealth, power, or fame, but by the ratio between what a man is and what he might be.
Success is not rightly measured by wealth, prestige and power.
Success is measured by the yardstick of happiness.