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Age And Success Quotes


"Living as we do in an age of noise and bluster, success is now measured accordingly. We must all be seen, and heard, and on the air." - Daphne Du Maurier

"We live in an age of publicity and hype. There's something about success that dehumanizes you, whereas failure reminds you of who you really are." - Norman Jewison

"The formula for achieving middle-class success is simple: Finish high school; don't have a child before the age of 20; and get married before having the child." - Larry Elder

"My Brat Pack buddies and I didn't exactly handle celebrity very well. Success at an early age is far more difficult to handle than failure." - Judd Nelson

"I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age." - Salma Hayek

"We live in a beauty-obsessed age and success sometimes appears to hinge solely on the presentation of an image that is acceptable to the press." - Douglas Booth

"I like the image of The Old Man and the Sea, of striving and succeeding but finding that the success was ghost success. In other words, in the long run, after a certain age, the motives for success, pride or oppressing people or getting power." - Allen Ginsberg

"No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!" - Ralph Gerard

"No age or time of life, no position or circumstance, has a monopoly on success. Any age is the right age to start doing!" - Ralph W. Gerard

"In business, success often depends upon the relative age of your ideas." - Robert Kiyosaki

"To resist with success the frigidity of old age, one must combine the body, the mind, and the heart; to keep these in parallel vigor, one must exercise, study, and love." - Carl Victor De Bonstetten

"Sometimes, when a person gains a lot of success at a very young age, they become targets, and it's really easy to follow the crowds and not make independent decisions based on truly how you feel." - Dane Cook

"Doris Day started performing at a young age, had a tough road to success, and once she achieved it delivered the goods 100 percent and brilliantly, always making difficult work look as easy as breathing." - Robert Osborne

"Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success." - Francis Bacon

"Before the age of adulteration it was held that behind each work there stood some conception of its perfect execution. It was this that gave zest to labor and served to measure the degree of success." - Richard M. Weaver

"Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success." - Dale Carnegie

"Now, more than ever, I realize just how illusory my undeserved success has been. I still hold out some hope of doing better, but age and unhappiness have sapped my strength." - Claude Monet

"Well, I was lucky enough to be involved in about 19 failures at an early age, so I'm realistic about the success I'm having and how quickly it can go away. What's important is to be smart about it." - Matthew Perry

"Demographics don't lie, economies don't lie. When the median age of your population is twenty-four-years-old and a quarter of the working population's unemployed - this is not a recipe for success." - Ilan Berman

"Success is beautiful and dangerous." - Robin S. Sharma

"Success is unpredictable and fragile." - Brigitte Bardot

"I think it's a great handicap to be discovered at an early age. I didn't have that burden of early success. I had the much more livable and durable career where success comes late, and comes slowly, and you ease into it. So by the time it comes, you're ready to deal with it." - Philip Glass

"Recognize success with thanksgiving and build more success on that." - Emmet Fox

"People get to a certain age and success that they stop being curious. I'm still curious because I haven't really had that success. I've never done a record to catch whatever the latest sound is. It's my love of music, eclectic-ness, and the music that I heard my entire life that seeps in. That's what you're hearing." - Jill Sobule

"People equate success with youth. And if you haven't had a certain amount of success by a certain time in your life, it's never going to happen. There's a fear about that. So people start lying about their age really young. I've never done that because I think it's so insignificant." - Jennifer Jason Leigh

"I am concerned that Millennials are stressed out. They have a higher suicide rate than other generations at their same age. They have the highest diagnosis of depression at their age than other generations. I think we have raised a generation that does not know how to be sad. They are programmed for success and the threat of failure is devastating." - Chip Espinoza

"Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay." - Doris Day

"Success came to us at an age where we could enjoy it. We went through a lot of hard times, so we appreciate success all the more now." - Matt Lucas

"Starving artist' is acceptable at age 20, suspect at age 40, and problematical at age 60." - Robert Genn

"s one of the perversities of the age: I'm embarrassed by its success, but I'm happy it's selling." - Jonathan Franzen

"Young man, the secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered that I was not God." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Success is good at any age, but the sooner you find it, the longer you will enjoy it." - Napoleon Hill

"In the digital age of 'overnight' success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked." - James Dyson

"'s one of the perversities of the age: I'm embarrassed by its success, but I'm happy it's selling." - Jonathan Franzen

"Even my older brothers' early success 10 years ago didn't change me since there was such an age difference." - Andy Gibb

"Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you've got to start young." - Theodore Roosevelt

"I didn't have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age." - Adam Carolla

"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God." - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God." - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

"Most of these students are so conditioned to success that they become afraid to take risks. They have been taught from a young age by zealous parents, schools, and institutional authorities what constitutes failure and success. They are socialized to obey. They obsess over grades and seek to please professors, even if what professors teach is fatuous. The point is to get ahead, and getting ahead means deference to authority. Challenging authority is never a career advancer." - Chris Hedges

"Robert De Niro inspires me as a young actor; even at that age and even with that success you have to come to work fully prepared and ready to dive into it, it doesn't matter how far in your career you are. And that's what he did. It was a real wake up call for me because I know actors who let success get to their head and then it affects their work." - Victor Rasuk

"Starting now, you're just starting to see a glimmer of what the idea of West will mean. So right now, at this age and with this visibility and with the skill sets that Kim is now giving me, I think I have a good chance of success in building something that has longevity, high integrity, high success rate, and is very fulfilling, not only for me creatively but also in adding fulfillment to people's lives. Adding ease. Adding wonder. Adding magic." - Kanye West

"I have very good advice to give to kids this age, which is, you shouldn't listen to your mum or dad and you just have to work it out for yourself. And the reason I've taken the age range down this year, and I never would have done it 10 years ago, is what I've seen with the success of Willow Smith. You don't have to be so cutesy anymore." - Simon Cowell

"Formula for success: Underpromise and overachieve." - Tom Peters

"Success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration!" - Thomas A Edison

"Your success and happiness lie in you." - Helen Keller

"Success means doing something sincerely and wholeheartedly." - Bruce Lee

"Aim for service and success will follow!" - Albert Schweitzer

"Success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration." - Stephen Leacock

"Success and money have nothing in common." - Anonymous

"Failure isn't fatal, and success isn't final." - Don Shula

"Success is your duty, obligation and responsibility" - Grant Cardone

"Success takes communication, collaboration and, sometimes, failure." - Jessica Alba

"Success and rest don't sleep together." - Og Mandino

"Your success and happiness start with you." - Zig Ziglar

"Live your vision and demand your success." - Steve Maraboli

"Success is where preparation and opportunity meet." - Bobby Unser

"Academic success depends on research and publications." - Philip Zimbardo

"Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." - Mike Ditka

"Fame and success are very different things." - Enya

"To me, success is choice and opportunity." - Harrison Ford

"Success and failure are terrible traps." - Frederick Lenz

"Success is 20% skills and 80% strategy" - Jim Rohn

"Patience, passion and perseverance equals success." - Pitbull

"Success and failure are equally disastrous." - Tennessee Williams

"Success and failure are equally surprising." - Daryl Hall

"At one year of age the child says his first intentional wordhis babbling has a purpose, and this intention is a proof of conscious intelligenceHe becomes ever more aware that language refers to his surroundings, and his wish to master it consciously becomes also greater.Subconsciously and unaided, he strains himself to learn, and this effort makes his success all the more astonishing." - Maria Montessori

"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success." - Louisa May Alcott

"Success isn't something that just happens - success is learned, success is practiced and then it is shared." - Sparky Anderson

"Success is one of the worst enemies of success, because success tends to breed complacency and lack of humility." - Charles Koch

"People really don't like to hear success explained away as luck, especially successful people. As they age and succeed, people feel their success was somehow inevitable. They don't want to acknowledge the role played by accident in their lives. There's a reason for this. The world doesn't want to acknowledge it either. Don't be deceived by life's outcomes. Life's outcomes, while not entirely random, have a huge amount of luck baked into them. Above all, recognize that you have had success, you have also had luck. And with luck comes obligation." - Michael Lewis

"The ruling quality of leaders adaptive capacity, is what allows true leaders to make the nimble decisions that bring success. Adaptive capacity is also what allows some people to transcend the setbacks and losses that come with age and to reinvent themselves again and again." - Warren G

"A pleasant comedy, which paints the manners of the age, and exposes a faithful picture of nature, is a durable work, and is transmitted to the latest posterity. But a system, whether physical or metaphysical, commonly owes its success to its novelty; and is no sooner canvassed with impartiality than its weakness is discovered." - David Hume

"Our male-dominated culture tends to define success in terms of wealth, fame, power, the reaction of others. Women are fed a version that includes personal fulfilment through marriage and motherhood in addition to professional acclaim and of course we must look sexy but not too sexy and then graciously disappear when we hit middle age." - Catherine Mayer

"Age before beauty, and pearls before swine." - Dorothy Parker

"With age, art and life become one." - Georges Braque

"Old age and youth cannot live together." - Christina Stead

"Live your life and forget your age." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Age and illness made one a dualist" - Ursula K Le Guin

"I'm my age and I feel glorious." - Betty Friedan

"Old wine and friends improve with age." - Proverbs

"Every age has its happiness and troubles." - Jeanne Calment

"With age comes common sense and wisdom." - Nas

"I appreciate and enjoy my age." - Nikki Giovanni

"Live your life and forget your age." - Jean Paul

"I'm so grateful to my parents for my upbringing and for all of the opportunities that I was provided with, but I also learned at a young age that success is not given, it is earned and that has always been something that motivates me." - Ivanka Trump

"It was amazing to watch him in the darkroom at an advanced age, still get excited when the results were pleasing. He still struggled like we all do in the darkroom and he struggled behind the camera, and when he had a success he was beaming." - John Sexton

"So it's joyful to me, in my 71st year, to be able to be in a play that is absolutely right for my age and my experience, and that is a popular success. What more could you ask as an actor?" - Ian Mckellen

"Women right now kind of have this idea of success - putting your career first and then having kids. On one side, it's perfect and it's a great plan, but on the other side, they don't explain to you that after age 35, you start losing eggs." - Thalia

"The men of the press, who despised their own profession, did not know why they were enjoying it today. One of them, a young man with years of notorious success behind him and a cynical look of twice his age, said suddenly, 'I know what I'd like to be: I wish I could be a man who covers news!'" - Ayn Rand

"There's a point in gymnastics where once you get to a certain age your body just isn't going to be able to handle it anymore. But I'd like to continue on as long as I'm able to help the team out and be a contributor to the success of the U.S. team." - Jonathan Horton

"By a kind of happy pre-established harmony, such as a later age discovered between the needs of society and the self-interest of the individual, success in business is in itself almost a sign of spiritual grace, for it is a proof that a man has laboured faithfully in his vocation." - R. H. Tawney

"One of the most helpful things I introduced (and of very considerable consequence to Canadians) was my ultimate success in persuading my colleagues (after continuing battle)to reduce the qualifying age for aged pensioners from seventy to sixty-five over a five year period." - Judy LaMarsh

"Cognitive consonance is what writing in the Age of the idiot is all about. The key to success in the scribbling profession is to strike the right balance of mediocrity in writing and thinking, which invariably entails echoing one of two party lines, poorly." - Ilana Mercer

"I think that in an Internet age, content is content. As long as you can stand up on the merits of what you're doing right at that moment and aren't just relying on your success in doing something else, it's all good; people will respect you." - Riz Ahmed

"Everyone takes pause at 40. It's the age you have to assess everything in your life. It's the fictitious marker that's always coming up when you're young. The world really does look at you to kind of have it together by 40, and be successful by 40. Whatever success means." - Paul Feig

"Government aid impedes success and creates dependence, while entrepreneurs create success and independence." - Cal Thomas

"war made by age and fought by youth while age looked on and applauded and encored." - Evadne Price

"I don't look my age, I don't feel my age and I don't act my age. To me age is just a number." - Joan Collins

"Know the difference between success and fame. Success is Mother Teresa. Fame is Madonna." - Erma Bombeck

"Don't chase success. Decide to make a difference and success will find you." - Jon Gordon

"Set yourself up for success from the very beginning and then focus on maintaining that success." - Cat Cora

"She knows there's no success like failure, and that failure's no success at all." - Bob Dylan

"Success attracts success and failure attracts failure because of the law of harmonious attraction." - Napoleon Hill

"Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow." - Anonymous

"So long as I'm the president, my measure of success is victory - and success." - George W Bush

"Success is built on disappointment, and disappointment is inherent in all success." - Bette Davis

"Success can lead to complacency, and complacency is the greatest enemy of success." - Brian Tracy

"Success makes us intolerant of failure and failure makes us intolerant of success." - William Feather

"There's no success like failure, and failure's no success at all." - Bob Dylan

"Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success." - Dale Carnegie

"I suppose your security is your success and your key to success is your fine palate." - Gordon Ramsay

"Success in management and success in sport are derived from the same basic principles." - Will Carling

"Success breeds success, and failure leads to a sort of fallow period." - Felicity Kendal

"Nothing succeeds like success. Get a little success, and then just get a little more." - Maya Angelou

"The romance of life begins and ends with two blank pages. Age and extreme old age." - Jean Paul

"The age of selfishness and greed is over. The age of kindness and generosity is underway." - Laurence Overmire

"It's hard to reach [the age of] 100. We're not programmed for longevity. We are programmed for something called procreative success." - Dan Buettner

"Having success at an early age gave me more of a sense of what's important in life rather than always driving to make it." - Ralph Lauren

"Most people feel younger than their age, but the culture values youth, success, beauty, productivity. There is no space in this culture for older people." - Isabel Allende

"Monetary success is not success. Career success is not success. Life, someone that loves you, giving to others, doing something that makes you feel complete and full. That is success. And it isn't dependent on anyone else." - James Avery

"You need to act your age and not your girl's age" - Drake

"Nutritional complements, wisely used, can prevent many age-related illnesses and dramatically reverse your biological age." - Deepak Chopra

"Most people die at age 25 and are buried at age 65." - Myles Munroe

"forgetting things is what gives old age a bad name, that and old age." - Peg Bracken

"An age at least to every part, And the last age should show your heart." - Andrew Marvell

"Middle age is youth without its levity, and age without decay." - Daniel Defoe

"Our age is an age of moderate virtue And moderate vice" - T S Eliot

"Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering." - Amitabh Bachchan

"But in our age the appeal to authority is weak, and I am of my age." - Allen Tate

"Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending." - Anne Bradstreet

"I think there is a lot made out of age, and what age you feel." - Clint Eastwood

"Fitzgerald coined the phrase the 'Jazz Age,' and now we're living in the Hip-Hop Age." - Baz Luhrmann

"Success breeds success." - Mia Hamm

"These strengths, and our civilization in general, have reached an apogee with the end of the apocalyptic threats of the Cold War and the end - or at least waning - of less successful, and ultimately less "just," political and economic systems. At the turn of the 21st century we appear to be entering our greatest century, a golden age. The challenge that we face is similar to that of the Classic Maya civilization: we have set in motion a "runaway train" of success." - Arthur Demarest

"Be commonplace and creeping and you'll be a success." - Pierre Beaumarchais

"Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work" - David Rockefeller

"Be commonplace and creeping, and you will be a success." - Pierre Beaumarchais

"Four things for success: work and pray, think and believe." - Norman Vincent Peale

"The fittest, not the richest, make the most enviable mark. Pampered sons of plutocrats may shine for a time in society, but not in the world of affairs and of service unless they rip off their coats and get to work early and stay late. To be born with a golden spoon in the mouth is more of a handicap than a help in attaining worthwhile success in this age." - B C Forbes

"I think I will always feel a special relationship with The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, because for me it was something very, very special. It was a modern opera, and to play the heroine in a film that became such a success at a young age, and learning from him when I was so young and impressionable - really it was one of my most important experiences." - Catherine Deneuve

"It is a blessed thing that in every age some one has had individuality enough and courage enough to stand by his own convictions, - some one who had the grandeur to say his say. I believe it was Magellan who said, The church says the earth is flat; but I have seen its shadow on the moon, and I have more confidence even in a shadow than in the church. On the prow of his ship were disobedience, defiance, scorn, and success." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"I grew up in a show business family, so we've always had a great sense of balance, being so close to my parents. I've always known what is and isn't reality. Even my older brothers' early success 10 years ago didn't change me since there was such an age difference. I was moving about with my own gang, the skinheads, wearing steel-toed army boots and kicking in shop windows." - Andy Gibb

"Success is not the result of making money; earning money is the result of success - and success is in direct proportion to our service." - Earl Nightingale

"Success is that old ABC: ability, breaks and courage." - Charles Luckman

"Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal." - Don Francis

"Success doesn't make you and failure doesn't break you." - Zig Ziglar

"Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure." - Donald Trump

"Formula for success: under promise and over deliver." - Tom Peters

"Morale and attitude are the fundamentals to success." - Bud Wilkinson



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