65 Fundamental Quotes On Success In Life

These fundamental quotes will inspire you. Fundamental forming or relating to the most important part of something or a central or primary rule or principle on which something is based.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging fundamental quotes, fundamental sayings, and fundamental proverbs.

Best Fundamental Quotes

  1. “Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise” ~ Michael Jordan
  2. “You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.” ~ Michael Jordan
  3. “Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.” ~ Jim Rohn
  4. “The minute you get away from fundamentals – whether its proper technique, work ethic or mental preparation – the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.” ~ Michael Jordan

  5. “Success is all about consistency around the fundamentals.” ~ Robin Sharma
  6. “First master the fundamentals.” ~ Larry Bird
  7. “In the end, it’s extra effort that separates a winner from second place. But winning takes a lot more that that, too. It starts with complete command of the fundamentals. Then it takes desire, determination, discipline, and self-sacrifice. And finally, it takes a great deal of love, fairness and respect for your fellow man. Put all these together, and even if you don’t win, how can you lose?” ~ Jesse Owens
  8. “Learn the fundamentals of the game and stick to them. Band-Aid remedies never last.” ~ Jack Nicklaus

  9. “All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  10. “I had to spend countless hours, above and beyond the basic time, to try and perfect the fundamentals.” ~ Julius Erving
  11. “The right to happiness is fundamental.” ~ Anna Pavlova
  12. “Most of the fundamental ideas of science are essentially simple, and may, as a rule, be expressed in a language comprehensible to everyone.” ~ Albert Einstein

  13. “When I was young, I had to learn the fundamentals of basketball. You can have all the physical ability in the world, but you still have to know the fundamentals.” ~ Michael Jordan
  14. “Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak.” ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  15. “We talked about some of our experiences, focusing, hanging together down the stretch, important games. It’s not necessarily who has the most talent but what team sticks together and executes their fundamentals the best.” ~ Tony Dungy
  16. “Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.” ~ Greg LeMond

  17. “Use of a mentally ill person’s involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.” ~ William J. Brennan
  18. “The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one’s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.” ~ Amelia Earhart
  19. “Mankind’s true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.” ~ Milan Kundera
  20. “Someone to tell it to is one of the fundamental needs of human beings.” ~ Miles Franklin

  21. “Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent.” ~ Jan Peter Balkenende
  22. “The bottom line is, insults only hurt when they come from someone I respect.” ~ Kresley Cole
  23. “I didn’t arrive at my understanding of the fundamental laws of the universe through my rational mind.” ~ Albert Einstein
  24. “Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work.” ~ William Feather

  25. “I was influenced when I was younger by the cartoon movies that Disney put out, like Cinderella and what not. I watched those movies over and over when I was younger and the music is ingrained into my head. Nowadays, I’m still humming the tunes. It taught me the fundamentals.” ~ Zac Efron
  26. “To regard the fundamental as the essence, to regard things as coarse, to regard accumulation as deficiency, and to dwell quietly alone with the spiritual and the intelligent – herein lie the techniques of Tao of the ancients.” ~ Zhuangzi
  27. “However, I think the major opposition to ecology has deeper roots than mere economics; ecology threatens widely held values so fundamental that they must be called religious.” ~ Garrett Hardin
  28. “With impressive proof on all sides of magnificent progress, no one can rightly deny the fundamental correctness of our economic system.” ~ Herbert Hoover

  29. “Looking ahead, I can see more and more instances where I will disagree with the president.” ~ Jim Jeffords
  30. “What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations.” ~ Harry A. Blackmun
  31. “Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion.” ~ Xunzi
  32. “One of the grand fundamental principles of Mormonism is to receive truth, let it come from whence it may.” ~ Joseph Smith, Jr.

  33. “The United States Supreme Court has repeatedly held that marriage is one of the most fundamental rights that we have as Americans under our Constitution.” ~ Ted Olson
  34. “A surprising number of government committees will make important decisions on fundamental matters with less attention than each individual would give to buying a suit.” ~ Herman Kahn
  35. “Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.” ~ Christopher Dodd
  36. “The idea of human rights as a fundamental principle can be seen to underlie throughout Islamic teachings.” ~ Ali Khamenei

  37. “In violation of the Habeas Corpus Act and the fundamental laws of our constitution these men have never been brought to trail or even allowed to see a lawyer.” ~ John Amery
  38. “Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics: it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.” ~ Joseph Stiglitz
  39. “Selling drug secrets violates a trust that is fundamental to the integrity of both scientific research and our financial markets.” ~ Chuck Grassley
  40. “I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.” ~ Harvey S. Firestone

  41. “It is a wise rule and should be fundamental in a government disposed to cherish its credit, and at the same time to restrain the use of it within the limits of its faculties, “never to borrow a dollar without laying a tax in the same instant for paying the interest annually, and the principal within a given term; and to consider that tax as pledged to the creditors on the public faith.”” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  42. “We at Google have made tremendous advances in understanding language. Our knowledge graph has been fundamental to that. The new algorithm that we launched today called Hummingbird has been a great leap forward.” ~ Amit Singhal
  43. “Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test…consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.” ~ Milan Kundera
  44. “The technology at the leading edge changes so rapidly that you have to keep current after you get out of school. I think probably the most important thing is having good fundamentals.” ~ Gordon Moore

  45. “I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times.” ~ Mukesh Ambani , Fundamental quotes of life
  46. “A knowledge of and the ability to properly and quickly execute the fundamentals. Be prepared and cover every little detail.” ~ John Wooden
  47. “The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.” ~ Arlen Specter
  48. “People talk fundamentals and superlatives and then make some changes of detail.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

  49. “But you can’t extend, or go beyond any point musically, without the basic fundamentals.” ~ Chico Hamilton
  50. “Through all the relationship stuff I’ve gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures.” ~ Aaron Eckhart
  51. “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  52. “The book is there for inspiration and as a foundation, the fundamentals on which to build.” ~ Thomas Keller

  53. “The country is in deep trouble. We’ve forgotten that a rich life consists fundamentally of serving others, trying to leave the world a little better than you found it. We need the courage to question the powers that be, the courage to be impatient with evil and patient with people, the courage to fight for social justice. In many instances we will be stepping out on nothing, and just hoping to land on something. But that’s the struggle. To live is to wrestle with despair, yet never allow despair to have the last word.” ~ Cornel West
  54. “American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if … the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one’s full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.” ~ Betty Friedan
  55. “I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  56. “The human mind is our fundamental resource.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  57. “No phenomenon can be isolated, but has repercussions through every aspect of our lives. We are learning that we are a fundamental part of nature’s ecosystems.” ~ Arthur Erickson
  58. “I am a believer in the fundamental doctrines of Christianity.” ~ Joseph Lister
  59. “A fundamental duty of government is to protect its people.” ~ Brad Henry
  60. “I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for not being more strict about fundamentals, which I think would give the team a stronger day-to-day identity.” ~ Billy Corgan

  61. “Bruce Lee was an artist and, like him, I try to go beyond the fundamentals of my sport. I want the public to see a knockout in the making.” ~ Sugar Ray Leonard
  62. “I hate the cursed Oriole fundamentals… I’ve been doing them since 1964. I do them in my sleep. I hate spring training.” ~ Jim Palmer
  63. “In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace, it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect. Before we talk about peace among nations, we must settle our peace with God.” ~ Sun Myung Moon

  64. “If children are not introduced to music at an early age, I believe something fundamental is actually being taken from them.” ~ Luciano Pavarotti
  65. “Well, Steve Vai joined my dad’s band right around the time when I actually started playing guitar. So he gave me a couple of lessons on fundamentals, and gave me some scales and practice things to work on. But I pretty much learned everything by ear.” ~ Dweezil Zappa

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