Inspirational Quotes About A Successful Life

by Danielle Lorberbaum

"When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life." – John Lennon

“To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value." – Albert Einstein

"Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." – Maya Angelou

“Love is . . . The freedom to pursue your own desires while sharing your experiences with the other person, The growth of one individual alongside of and together with the growth of another individual.” – Susan Polis Schutz

"A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do." – Bob Dylan

“Everyone must work to live, but the purpose of life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others. Only then have we ourselves become true human beings.” – Albert Schweitzer