Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Ladder Of Success Quotes

RELATED QUOTES

"You can't climb the ladder of success..." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success" - Stephen Covey

"The ladder of success is never crowded at the top." - Napoleon Hill

"The ladder of success isn't a ladder. It's a series of steps with leaps interspersed along the way." - Seth Godin

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall." - Stephen Covey

"She's the kind of woman who climbed the ladder of success, wrong by wrong." - Mae West

"You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure." - Zig Ziglar

"The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity." - Ayn Rand

"She's the kind of girl who climbed the ladder of success wrong by wrong." - Mae West

"Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Climb the ladder to success escalator style" - The Notorious Big

"People may spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall." - Thomas Merton

"If you can't bear to have your face stepped on, don't try to climb the ladder of success." - Evan Esar

"Be sure that, as you scramble up the ladder of success, it is leaning against the right building." - Stephen Covey

"No man can climb the ladder of success without first placing his foot on the bottom rung." - James Cash Penney

"Success is about happiness and security, rather than hitting any particular sort of job or rung on the career ladder." - Suw Charman-Anderson

"Humankind's ladder to God is a ladder of deeds." - Sholem Asch

"Every success is built on the ability to do better than good enough. As you climb the ladder of success, be sure it's leaning against the right building. Eighty percent of success is showing up." - Woody Allen

"Adventurers tend to prance about the ladder of success, fearing less the sensation of a great fall than the humility of hanging idle." - Mike Caro

"We are members of a strange species that devotes its energies to climbing the ladder of success in order to make money to buy things we don't like." - Laurence J Peter

"I think there has to be the sense that once you have climbed the ladder of success, that you don't push it away from the building." - Madeleine Albright

"Success is like a ladder and no one has ever climbed a ladder with their hands in their pockets." - Zig Ziglar

"All that stands between the graduate and the top of the ladder is the ladder." - Anonymous

"Success is a ladder you cannot climb with your hands in your pockets." - Proverbs

"In order for us to reach success, we must first find, the ladder." - Robert M. Hensel

"The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the ladder of patience and across the wide barren plains of perseverance. As yet, no short cut has ever been discovered." - Joseph F. Lamb

"The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent, actor, director, producer, leading man; and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order. Crude, but true." - Hedy Lamarr

"Politics, life, and business are not spectator sports. You have to get involved to get ahead. Most importantly, when you reach that level of success, keep the door open and the ladder down for others to follow." - Ron Brown

"If you don't set your goals based upon your Mission Statement, you may be climbing the ladder of success only to realize, when you get to the top, you're on the WRONG building." - Stephen Covey

"Do' just climb the ladder of success - a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout - but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive." - Arianna Huffington

"Don't just climb the ladder of success - a ladder that leads, after all, to higher and higher levels of stress and burnout - but chart a new path to success, remaking it in a way that includes not just the conventional metrics of money and power, but a third metric that includes well-being, wisdom, wonder and giving, so that the goal is not just to succeed but to thrive." - Arianna Huffington

"Freedom is a ladder: one side of the ladder reaches hell, the other side touches heaven. It is the same ladder; the choice is yours." - Rajneesh

"Literacy could be the ladder out of poverty" - Morgan Freeman

"Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket - The road to success is always under construction" - Lily Tomlin

"Even if you are at the peak of your career, and almost everyone is on some type of ladder to success and waiting to get to the top of their profession, but even if you get there is it enough? So think of this now rather than when you get there and not have thought about it before." - Nicky Gumbel

"It's incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busy-ness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it's leaning against the wrong wall. It is possible to be busy - very busy - without being very effective." - Stephen Covey

"So, you've got a problem? That's good! Why? Because repeated victories over your problems are the rungs on your ladder of success. With each victory, you grow in wisdom, stature and experience. You become a better, bigger, more successful person each time you meet a problem and tackle and conquer it with a positive mental attitude." - W Clement Stone

"What if not just women, but both men and women, worked smart, more flexible schedules? What if the workplace itself was more fluid than the rigid and narrow ladder to success of the ideal worker? And what if both men and women became responsible for raising children and managing the home, sharing work, love, and play? Could everyone then live whole lives?" - Brigid Schulte

"All that matters in life," the grey man went on, "is to climb the ladder of success, amount to something, own things. When a person climbs higher than the rest, amounts to more, owns more things, everything else comes automatically: friendship, love, respect, et cetera..." "Isn't there anyone who loves you?" Momo whispered." - Michael Ende

"We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success." - River Phoenix

"Better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb than in the middle of some ladder you don't, right?" - Dave Eggers

"Better to be at the bottom of a ladder you want to climb than in the middle of some ladder you do', right?" - Dave Eggers

"The right thoughts of the clever man are a ladder which takes you higher places. By climbing these ladders, one day you yourself become such a ladder itself!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Success isn't one straight line - it's a ladder, and there's always another rung above you to reach out for. Like anything else, there are ups and downs." - Joan Jett

"You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don't make moves and when you don't climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you're not competition." - Nicki Minaj

"Talk to him of Jacob's ladder, and he would ask the number of the steps." - Douglas Jerrold

"The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon." - Thomas Huxley

"Men do their hardest work at the bottom of the ladder, not at the top." - William Feather

"A hand up is worthier than one's own fist grasping a higher rung of the ladder." - Doris Grumbach

"They climbed the ladder of learning only to find it leaning against the wrong wall." - Russell M Nelson

"We make a ladder of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot." - Saint Augustine

"I don't believe in that kind of pragmatic career ladder stuff." - Ben Barnes

"I don't even like walking up a ladder; I'm petrified of heights." - Simon Fowler

"I'm not trying to climb a ladder - I'm casting a bit of a net." - Neil Patrick Harris

"Trailer home borrowers, mostly near the bottom of the economic ladder, often default on their loans." - Alex Berenson

"The mathematician has reached the highest rung on the ladder of human thought." - Havelock Ellis

"We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot." - Saint Augustine

"We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot." - Saint Augustine

"Prison is, simply put, the bottom rung of the welfare ladder." - Stephen Reid

"My concentration span is truly that of a gnat. Some people have this ladder, and that's all there is - the ladder. I have the ladder, too, but there's a building around it with scaffolding, and lots of windows for me to peek into. Then suddenly I'll remember, 'Oh, there's the ladder. I should be concentrating on that.'" - Natascha Mcelhone

"I put a lot of emphasis on how to treat people. The reason for this is simple. The real success of our personal lives and careers can best be measured by the relationships we have with the people most dear to us - our family, friends, and coworkers. If we fail in this aspect of our lives, no matter how vast our worldly possessions or how high on the corporate ladder we climb, we will have achieved very little." - Mary Kay Ash

"When I was 15 or 16 and I started climbing up the ladder of success in amateur boxing, a reporter asked me, "What do you want to be?" I think he was expecting me to say, "A champion." I said, "I want to be special." I don't know why I said that, but I didn't just want to be a fighter. I wanted to have an impact with people, particularly kids." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"When the Forbidden Fruit was handed to Adam and Eve, they were allowed the moral choice to accept or decline. I know people who have refused to feast on the money tree. They live simply, within their means, and seem far more content than those who are trying to horde their wealth while clinging to the ladder of 'success,' terrified to let go. That isn't real living. The Puritans rightly saw that as covetousness." - Cal Thomas

"In Caribbean there is no middle class: you're either rich or you're poor. And the ladder to success is not really a ladder, it's a chain; once you reach a certain level, you can't go back and you can only keep going forward." - Zoe Saldana

"Life is a copiously branching bush, continually pruned by the grim reaper of extinction, not a ladder of predictable progress." - Stephen Jay Gould

"The toughest part of getting to the top of the ladder, is getting through the crowd at the bottom." - Anonymous

"Truth is a matter of direct apprehension-you can't climb a ladder of mental concepts to it." - Lawrence Durrell

"Spring is the ultimate genius of the existence and the utter ladder of the lovers ascending to the infinity." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Truth is a matter of direct apprehension - you can't climb a ladder of mental concepts to it." - Lawrence Durrell

"The poor pay more, and that's one of the reasons people get trapped at the bottom of the economic ladder." - Elizabeth Warren

"There is only one door, one bridge, one ladder, between earth and heaven - the crucified Son of God." - J C Ryle

"It's sort of the American way to go up and down the ladder, maybe several times in a lifetime." - Martha Stewart

"The business of a general is to kick away the ladder behind soldiers when they have climbed up a height." - Sun Tzu

"In elective politics, it's up or out. You go up the ladder, or you get out of the game." - Edward Brooke

"Midlife is when you reach the top of the ladder and find that it was against the wrong wall." - Joseph Campbell

"Education is only a ladder to gather fruit from the tree of knowledge, not the fruit itself" - Albert Einstein

"Each time you decide to grow again, you realize you're starting at the bottom of another ladder." - Ken Rosenthal

"To judge religion we must have it - not stare at it from the bottom of a seemingly interminable ladder." - George Macdonald

"There is perhaps nothing worse than reaching the top of the ladder and discovering that you're on the wrong wall." - Joseph Campbell

"The biggest difficulty in getting to the top of the ladder is getting through the crowd at the bottom." - Bobby Knight

"To judge religion we must have it-not stare at it from the bottom of a seemingly interminable ladder." - George Macdonald

"Some people achieve the top of the ladder and only then realise it was standing against the wrong wall." - Stephen Covey

"Upon thy so sore loss Shall shine the traffic of Jacob's ladder Pitched betwixt Heaven and Charing Cross." - Francis Thompson

"There is perhaps nothing worse than reaching the top of the ladder and discovering that you're on the wrong wall." - Joseph Campbell

"I come from the bottom of the ladder. I'm from Norwich. Not many people seem to know about it." - Sam Claflin

"One of the sad truths about leadership is that, the higher up the ladder you travel, the less you know." - Margaret Heffernan

"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future." - Ed Markey

"I went up to the top of the career ladder and I came down again, I am past all that." - Iain Duncan Smith

"Training for a marathon is much like climbing a ladder. Each ring is a short-term goal that must be met in sequence in order to reach the long-term goal at the top of the ladder." - Richard Benyo

"Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don't even know there is a ladder." - Robert H Schuller

"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts isn't long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith." - Robert Breault

"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts is' long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith." - Robert Breault

"As you reach for understanding, you find that your ladder of facts isn't long enough, and you try to extend it by adding a rung of faith. Eventually you see that the task is hopeless, and you put away your ladder of facts and go get a ladder of faith." - Robert Brault

"Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again." - W Clement Stone

"I have always unswervingly held, that God, in our civilizing world, manifests Himself not in the miracles of biblical age, but in progress. It is progress that leads humanity up the ladder towards the God-head. No Jacob's ladder this, no, but rather Civilization's Ladder, if you will." - David Mitchell

"If I am going up a ladder, and a dog begins to bite at my ankles, I can do one of two things - either turn round and kick out at the it, or simply go on up the ladder. I prefer to go up the ladder!" - Maria Montessori

"The conventional explanation for Jewish success, of course, is that Jews come from a literate, intellectual culture. They are famously "the people of the book." There is surely something to that. But it wasn't just the children of rabbis who went to law school. It was the children of garment workers. And their critical advantage in climbing the professional ladder wasn't the intellectual rigor you get from studying the Talmud. It was the practical intelligence and savvy you get from watching your father sell aprons on Hester Street." - Malcolm Gladwell

"I say all the time that if you really want to feel alive, it's not through striving for yourself. If you really want to feel alive, it's not through trying to get more things or get more success or climbing a corporate ladder or getting to the top. Because, once you get there, you realize that you don't really find happiness in that. If you want to feel alive and if you want to feel peace and happiness, give your life away. Do something that is outside of yourself for someone else. I think that's the way to truly feel alive." - Natalie Grant

"Failure is part of success." - Hank Aaron

"90% of success is failure." - Soichiro Honda

"Success demands singleness of purpose." - Vince Lombardi

"Leadership success is measured by the success of your successor." - Myles Munroe

"Each word of Heraclitus expresses the pride and the majesty of truth, but of truth grasped in intuitions rather than attained by the rope ladder of logic." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"New generations of humans inherit the acquired discoveries of generations past, allowing cosmic insight to accumulate without limit. Each discovery of science therefore adds a rung to a ladder of knowledge whose end is not in sight because we are building the ladder as we go along. As far as I can tell, as we assemble and ascend this ladder, we will forever uncover the secrets of the universe - one by one." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"At the most basic level, the key to ending extreme poverty is to enable the poorest of the poor to get their foot on the ladder of development." - Jeffrey Sachs

"From the moment you entered this world of existence, a ladder was put in front of you so you could escape." - Rumi

"Her soul from earth to Heaven lies, Like the ladder of the vision, Wheron go To and fro In ascension and demission, Star-flecked feet of Paradise." - Francis Thompson

"Having worked my way from the bottom of the ladder to the top [of the UN] certainly helped me navigate that complexity, both political and bureaucratic." - Kofi Annan

"St. Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Education aims to give you a boost up the ladder of knowledge. Too often, it just gives you a cramp on one of its rungs." - Martin H Fischer

"Saint Augustine! well hast thou said, That of our vices we can frame A ladder, if we will but tread Beneath our feet each deed of shame." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Working 40 hours a week used to mean a minimum standard of living and a foothold on the first rung of the economic ladder to the middle class." - Jackie Speier

"America's education system has become less a ladder of opportunity than a structure to transmit inequity from one generation to the next." - Nicholas D Kristof

"Without a mission statement, you may get to the top of the ladder and then realize it was leaning against the wrong building!" - Dave Ramsey

"Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd." - Rumi

"The way to heaven is within. Shake the wings of love-when love's wings have become strong, there is no need to trouble about a ladder." - Rumi

"He had so many ways of climbing into the tree house in his head, escaping the madness below, and pulling the ladder up behind him..." - Abraham Verghese

"And the day climbs down from its blue loft-bed on a slanting ladder of sunbeams, pauses a moment between the trees, airy-light, young." - Hans Borli

"When you're a coach you've got to go up the ladder, you've got to be ready to travel. That's the nature of coaching" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Meditation is the royal road to the attainment of freedom, a mysterious ladder that reaches from earth to heaven, darkness to light, mortality to Immortality." - Sivananda

"In its sublime audacity of faith, Be thou removed! it to the mountain saith, And with ambitious feet, secure and proud, Ascends the ladder leaning on the cloud!" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Alas, we make a ladder of our thoughts, where angels step, but sleep ourselves at the foot; our high resolves look down upon our slumbering act." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Whenever a man reaches the top of the political ladder, his enemies unite to pull him down. His friends become critical and exacting." - Henry Adams

"If we tread our vices under our feet, we make of them a ladder by which to rise to higher things." - Saint Augustine

"A man must make of his life a ladder that he never ceases to climb - if you're not rising, you are slipping down the rungs, my friend." - John Shirley

"Wouldn't it be a tragedy to get to the top of the ladder and find you placed it against the wrong wall?" - Henry Blackaby

"To lunch with the important ... that should be the daily goal of those for whom life is not a playground but a ladder." - Rose Macaulay

"The freedom that comes with globalization is freedom for the rich and powerful nations to further exploit and further marginalize those at the bottom of the social ladder." - Anita Roddick

"I don't think, I will ever actually climb to the top of the ladder, as I am always adding more rungs." - Hattie Carnegie

"Climbing the economic ladder has been very hard for me; I still feel a great deal of guilt towards those I left behind." - Elena Ferrante

"I had to discover very quickly that class origins cannot be erased, regardless of whether we climb up or down the sociocultural ladder." - Elena Ferrante

"Alas! we make A ladder of our thoughts, where angels step, But sleep ourselves at the foot: our high resolves Look down upon our slumbering acts." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder." - Zig Ziglar

"We need to conceptualize; we need to articulate conservative domestic policy with a laser focus on opportunity, on easing the means of ascent up the economic ladder." - Ted Cruz

"Every author really wants to have letters printed in the papers. Unable to make the grade, he drops down a rung of the ladder and writes novels." - P G Wodehouse

"We must display a heart for every American, and a special passion for those still on the first rung of life's ladder." - Mitch Daniels

"The higher one climbs on the spiritual ladder, the more they will grant others their own freedom, and give less interference to another's state of consciousness." - Paul Twitchell

"Alas! we makeA ladder of our thoughts, where angels step,But sleep ourselves at the foot: our high resolvesLook down upon our slumbering acts." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Success is as dangerous as failure. Hope is as hollow as fear. What does it mean that success is a dangerous as failure? Whether you go up the ladder or down it, you position is shaky. When you stand with your two feet on the ground, you will always keep your balance. What does it mean that hope is as hollow as fear? Hope and fear are both phantoms that arise from thinking of the self. When we don't see the self as self, what do we have to fear? See the world as your self. Have faith in the way things are. Love the world as your self; then you can care for all things." - Laozi

"The key to ending extreme poverty is to enable the poorest of the poor to get their foot on the ladder of development. The ladder of development hovers overhead, and the poorest of the poor are stuck beneath it. They lack the minimum amount of capital necessary to get a foothold, and therefore need a boost up to the first rung." - Jeffrey Sachs

"Step by step the ladder is ascended." - George Herbert

"The cross is the ladder to heaven." - Thomas Draxe

"Humility is the ladder to divine understanding." - Anonymous

"When levitation fails, a ladder prevails." - Becky Stark

"Mistakes are merely steps up the ladder." - Paul J Meyer

"The entire life of Jesus isn't the story of somebody climbing up a ladder; it's a picture of someone coming down-a series of demotions. The problem with spending our lives climbing up the ladder is that we will go right past Jesus, for He's coming down." - John Ortberg

"The Christian knows to serve the weak not because they deserve it but because God extended his love to us when we deserved the opposite. Christ came down from heaven, and whenever his disciples entertained dreams of prestige and power he reminded them that the greatest is the one who serves. The ladder of power reaches up, the ladder of grace reaches down." - Philip Yancey

"Some happy talent, and some fortunate opportunity, may form the two sides of the ladder on which some men mount, but the rounds of that ladder must be made of stuff to stand wear and tear; and there is no substitute for thorough-going, ardent, and sincere earnestness." - Charles Dickens

"I try to serve the character all the time; this one took a lot of work and was consuming. It's like climbing up a ladder and sometimes you're afraid to face yourself so you make excuses; you avoid going to the top of the ladder and look in the mirror." - Forest Whitaker

"There were periods of my life when a lot of people didn't believe in me. I still had faith in myself. I really had to ask myself life questions. Where do I see myself in five years? Create a ladder for yourself, and walk up the steps. Climb that ladder." - Fergie



| NEXT PAGE



RELATED TOPICS

Ladder of Success, Ladder to Success, Ladder of Life, Ladder, Beginning of Success, Celebration of success, Definition of Success, Dream of Success, Dreams of Success, Fear of Success, Formula of Success, Hope of Success, Key of Success, Land of Success, Meaning of Success, Measure of Success, Measurement of Success, Price of Success, Pursuit of Success, Road of Success, Secret of Success, Secrets of Success, Being Afraid of Success, Secret of My Success, Climbing The Ladder, Moving Up the Ladder, Academic Success, Accepting Success, Acheiving Success,