65 Great Quotes On Success In Life

These great quotes will inspire you. Great, of much more than ordinary size, extent, volume, etc., or of an extent, amount, or intensity considerably above the normal or average.

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

Best Great Quotes

  1. “Most women are not programmed to prefer a great career to a great man and a family. They feel they were sold a bill of goods at college and by the media.” Dennis Prager
  2. “I certainly feel my career was a great career because it inspired so many many people, literally hundreds of people to follow a new kind of life and to realize that they could make out and advance their own professional and private and social lives.” Katherine Dunham
  3. “It might seem a psychotic, insane thing, quitting a job after I’d built a great career over eight years, but it was a wake-up call. All too often we ignore those, forget that we don’t know how long we’re here for and that we need to make the most of every moment.” Jameela Jamil
  4. “My dad had a great career and if I could win a tenth of what he did in football, I’d be happy.” Kasper Schmeichel

  5. “Serena and I have done some great career planning, and we’re playing really at the peak of our tennis right now. I think tennis has been a sport where people play this insane schedule from 14 years old, so of course at 26, it’s over. We’ve really paced ourselves.” Venus Williams
  6. “I’ve received much from Manchester – a great career at the highest level, unconditional support from the fans through thick and thin, a lovely family, and so much more to be grateful for.” Vincent Kompany
  7. “Chan Ho had a great career and was the exemplification of class, dignity and character.” Tommy Lasorda
  8. “I’m not totally altruistic. I’ve always had great career ambitions. But it has to come out in an organic way. If you push yourself out beyond where you are supposed to be, there’s this pressure.” David Friedman

  9. “My mother is my biggest role model, and she showed me how to do it right. She was very present in our lives and has a great career of her own. Same with my father. So I knew it was possible going in to stay closely connected to my children while also chasing big dreams. And it’s given me great perspective.” Kerri Walsh Jennings
  10. “I have won 85 caps and have had a great career with Wales and have enjoyed every minute of it.” Gary Speed
  11. “I started out on the stage, then I had a great career in television for quite a few years. The good news about a TV series is that they give you a certain amount of fame and money. The bad news is that you’re in people’s living rooms every week and get associated with a particular character.” Brian Stokes Mitchell
  12. “I hope the cooks who are working for me now are getting that kind of experience so they can use what they’re learning now as a foundation for a great career.” Thomas Keller

  13. “I have a great career, and no matter what I am doing, a big blockbuster movie… or my small documentary, David Letterman will call and say I would like you to sit on my couch.” Rosie Perez
  14. “Sooner or later, the time comes when a man has to think on the health. I had a really long and great career, and I believe I left a deep mark in the martial arts. I have no regrets.” Mirko Cro Cop
  15. “Find and use your passion, and you’ll have a great career. Don’t do it, you won’t. It’s as simple as that.” Larry Smith
  16. “D.C. fans, I think, are so good. They just come up to me, and they’re so nice and so polite and just, ‘Hey, I hope you have a great career,’ and ‘How are you doing, everything’s good?’ That’s pretty much where they leave it at.” Bryce Harper

  17. “I’m not going to talk about Picasso. I have done my duty to those memories. I have had a great career as an artist myself, you know. I’m not here just because I’ve spent time with Picasso.” Francoise Gilot
  18. “Look at Cillian Murphy: ‘Batman,’ ‘Tron’… those are some heavy-hitting franchises. But he works his way around it. He manages to have a great career and a great life.” Domhnall Gleeson , Great quotes about life
  19. “Stand-up came out of three things. Frustration, necessity and arrogance. I didn’t have a great career ahead of me in anything. Someone literally said to me, ‘You should try stand-up,’ and took me to a venue.” Eric Bana
  20. “My three wishes are just be respected out the game. I want respect from everybody. And just make a successful clothing line and company. I’m not going to put a number on it. Just to have a great career.” Future

  21. “As someone who’s been lucky to have a great career in tech, I know how creative and fulfilling a career in this industry can be for women. And I want to make sure we continue to recruit and retain great female hires.” Susan Wojcicki , Great quotes for women
  22. “I think America did a great job. I think Carrie Underwood fits the bill of American Idol. She’s a wonderful girl, and she’s gonna have a great career.” Bo Bice
  23. “I was fortunate enough to have a great career with CMLL, which played a large role in helping me get noticed by WWE.” Andrade
  24. “I am the most well-adjusted human being I know. I started out this investigation as a very happy man with a great career. I’ve got the life people dream about: I am rich, I am famous, I’ve got a fabulous marriage to an absolutely, spell-bindingly brilliant woman.” James Ellroy

  25. “I used to think no one should go into show biz, but now I feel differently. I now feel like it’s a great career. If you can do it and make money at it and still not be so famous that you can have a normal life – then I think it’s a great career.” Julia Sweeney
  26. “The truth is, it’s not a great career move to create a readership and then, in effect, abandon them.” Dan Simmons
  27. “I think American Idol is a great career launcher. A blessing for all of us.” LaToya London
  28. “You know, I think I had a great career; there’s not much I think I’d do different other than get a title shot much earlier. I didn’t get one till 49 or 50 fights into my career.” Marvin Hagler

  29. “I’m having a great career, though I think I’m not as good as your little scenario makes me out to be.” Kristin Davis
  30. “I tell students that even if they don’t like math right now, they can use math as a brain-sharpening tool – a tool that not only builds the foundation for a great career, but that also builds self-confidence, no matter what they choose to do with their lives.” Danica McKellar
  31. “I had a great career and I enjoyed all of it, with the exception of losing.” Drew Bledsoe
  32. “If you can find it in you to love how stupid the entertainment industry is, you can have a great career.” Jon Cryer

  33. “I’m a big fan of all the Boston guys that are acting – Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Mark Wahlberg – they made a great career out of it, and they found a way to do it and still be cool guys, so that’s kind of where I want to be.” Kenny Wormald
  34. “I want to be Gwyneth Paltrow when I grow up! She’s been able to have such a great career, such a great family, and she stays so humble and so real.” Matthew Morrison
  35. “I look at careers like Ben Stiller and think that’s a great career to have where you’re doing movies that you write and direct, and also act in films, although he’s primarily an actor.” Eli Roth
  36. “I have a great career, and I have wonderful fans who really are supportive and loyal – because I’m not hiding anything from them.” Ellen DeGeneres

  37. “There are a lot of people in Congress who would never have made a great career or fortune in any other profession. But after they spend a while hanging out with the rich guys, they begin to feel they’ve been undervalued, and that an eventual seven-figure income as a lobbyist isn’t just an opportunity, it’s their due.” Gail Collins
  38. “God has been my number one inspiration. I also look up to Will Smith and Jamie Fox who are also personal friends of mine. They give me great career advice. I would also include Chris Stokes, as a filmmaker and music producer. I’ve been working with him since I was eight.” Marques Houston
  39. “As a child, I was always very interested in music and had friends who were in the music business. I kind of accidentally fell into it and loved it. There was no reason not to – it was a great career.” Hooman Majd
  40. “I think I can bring a lot to the triangle offense. Derek Fisher wasn’t the tallest guard, but what he did is succeed and have a great career. I’m looking forward to learning from him. I’ve never played in the system, so I want to get there early.” Shane Larkin

  41. “I had a great career in Australia, so it was a hard decision to move to America. But in 2010, I was asked to audition for the part Melissa McCarthy ended up playing in ‘Bridesmaids.” Rebel Wilson
  42. “Circumstances have rarely favored great men. A lowly beginning is no bar to a great career. The boy who works his way through college may have a hard time of it, but he will learn how to work his way in life, and will usually take higher rank in school and in after life than his classmate who is the son of a millionaire.” Orison Swett Marden
  43. “The things I could have done had Hollywood been more open? I don’t dwell on coulda-woulda-shoulda. Because, hey, I’ve had a great career.” Pepe Serna
  44. “I’m happy. I’ve had a great career. I adore my family. My closest friends from decades ago remain my closest friends.” Cristina Saralegui

  45. “I feel like I had a great career in a way. Maybe not the most successful monetarily or in other ways, but creatively, I feel incredibly fortunate.” Jennifer Jason Leigh , Great quotes about success
  46. “My dad taught me everything. It’s been fun walking in his footsteps. He played for his whole life and traveled the country and had a great career. He taught me everything about life and playing golf and how to act. Just everything. I learned so much from him and those days hanging around the driving range.” Scott Harvey
  47. “I could have probably built a great career in management consulting, but one of the insights that I had early on is that just because you’re good at something doesn’t mean that you should continue to do it. Somewhere in my heart of hearts I knew it wasn’t what I wanted to do.” Imran Amed
  48. “I had a great career. I have no reason to complain. It’s the way it goes in nature. You slow down. And I believe I lasted a lot longer than a lot of people.” Jens Voigt

  49. “I’ve really had a great career. It’s been part fortune and part my own choices that steered my own career into playing the great roles that I’ve played on stage in Australia and at the National and West End in London and on Broadway.” Essie Davis
  50. “Radiohead is one of the bands I appreciate. That’s a great career band. It’s not like critics are comparing us to a flash in the pan.” Joshua Ostrander
  51. Coming in, I had no idea basketball would be a career for me, but I grew 7 inches in college and was fortunate to have a great career in the NBA. The experience taught me about service, what our great country was built on, the sacrifices people have made, how to work together and trust the people around you to accomplish a great goal.” David Robinson
  52. “I don’t know anyone that says, ‘Boy, I had a great career, and I’m happy because I screwed up my life outside of my career, my family life.’ There’s no one that feels that way.” Henry Paulson

  53. “I’ve had a great run and have been blessed not only with a great career, but also, thanks to all of you nice people buying video games, t-shirts, action figures, collected editions – and watching all those movies and TV shows – my royalty income allows me financial security for life.” George Perez
  54. “I think hard work is definitely a huge thing, but there is something, if you want to call it luck or whatever – a window of opportunity – that is totally outside of your control, and it’s that thing that will sometimes separate a good career from a great career.” Wyatt Cenac
  55. “Winning ‘American Idol’ really anoints you the opportunity to have a great career; it does not anoint you a career.” Scott Borchetta
  56. “I’ve got a great family, great career, great friends, and a lot of passions, which make my life interesting and fulfilling every day.” Belinda Carlisle

  57. “I’m a really happy guy. I have a great career, a wonderful wife, and family.” Jon Taffer
  58. “I think that’s one of the reasons why I’ve been able to have a great career for 20 years – because I’m able to adapt.” Big Show
  59. “I’ve had a great career and had a lot of fun.” Big Show
  60. “Shakira has a very great career, knows a lot, and has taught me a lot. She came into my life to transform it, and that makes me very happy.” Gerard Pique

  61. “I feel like I had a great career. Had some big games… I feel like I had a great time.” Metta World Peace
  62. “I’m aware that De Gea is a good goalkeeper. He’s had a great career, and he’s been great over a number of years.” Kepa Arrizabalaga
  63. “My dad was a midfielder like I am, and he was good, too. When I saw him playing as I got older, I could see he really knew how to play. He didn’t have all the chances to grow and have a great career that I got, but he did what he could.” Miralem Pjanic

  64. “I like him as a guy, but I’m going to knock him out – Roy Jones is just a prop in a fairytale ending to a great career for me.” Joe Calzaghe
  65. “I was in TNA for over a dozen years. I had a great run there – I had a great career – but obviously, WWE has always been the be-all, end-all of sports entertainment. Until you get there and experience it on a personal level, you just don’t know.” Bobby Roode

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