65 Long Term Quotes On Success In Life

These long term quotes will inspire you. Long term, occurring over or involving a relatively long period of time or relating to a long period of time.

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

Best Long Term Quotes

  1. “Be brutally honest about the short term and optimistic and confident about the long term.” ~ Reed Hastings
  2. “Long-term success is the result of relationships built on a foundation of trust. People get more value from those they trust.” ~ Garrison Wynn
  3. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” ~ Warren Buffett
  4. “We must now allow ourselves to be blinded to long-term developments by the intensity of the short-term difficulties.” ~ Stafford Cripps
  5. “Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.” ~ Joshua L. Liebman

  6. “It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.” ~ Dalai Lama
  7. “Remember that all success is based on long-term commitment, faith, discipline, attitude and a few stepping stones along the way.” ~ Jim Rohn
  8. “We don’t mature momentarily, but over the long-term.” ~ John C. Maxwell
  9. “People always say be true to yourself. But that’s misleading, because there are two selves. There’s your short term self, and there’s your long term self. And if you’re only true to your short term self, your long term self slowly decays.” ~ Brandon Stanton
  10. “The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.” ~ Mike Dooley

  11. “It is important to possess a short-term pessimism and a long-term optimism.” ~ Adrienne Rich
  12. “Our favorite holding period is forever.” ~ Warren Buffett
  13. “A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.” ~ Robert Reich
  14. “Genuine confidence is a way of thinking about yourself and your abilities. Confidence is your perception of your own potential; it’s a kind of long-term thinking that powers you through the obstacles and tough times, helping you solve problems and putting you in the way of success. Your confidence is quite a separate matter from your social skills.” ~ John Eliot
  15. “Eating wheat, like ice climbing, mountain boarding, and bungee jumping, is an extreme sport. It is the only common food that carries its own long-term mortality rate.” ~ William Davis

  16. “You achieve long-term success step by step. Try to achieve your goals one at a time, like you do target practice.” ~ Daniel Snyder , Long term quotes goals
  17. “Anything that works well or has long-term success is never done quickly.” ~ Reem Acra
  18. “If you are not actively seeking and creating opportunities, which always contain an element of risk, you are actually exposing yourself to more serious risks in the long term.” ~ Tony Buzan
  19. “In dealing with those who are undergoing great suffering, if you feel “burnout” setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. The point is to have a long-term perspective.” ~ Dalai Lama
  20. “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” ~ Warren Buffett

  21. “Building and repairing relationships are long-term investments.” ~ Stephen Covey , Long term quotes relationship
  22. “Life is too short for long-term grudges.” ~ Elon Musk
  23. “Short-term and long-term results typically lead to different result, which are often the opposite.” ~ Eben Pagan
  24. “People are willing to get short-term gains at the risk of long-term choices.” ~ Rick Rubin
  25. “The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs.” ~ W. Edwards Deming

  26. “When we own portions of outstanding businesses with outstanding managements, our favorite holding period is forever.” ~ Warren Buffett
  27. “The children don’t choose to be in the business, but the harming and long-term effects through arguments, divorce and conflicts over the financial issues in a business are huge.” ~ Robert Irvine
  28. “Oftentimes things that seem really difficult and traumatic in the short term seem a lot less difficult and traumatic in the long term.” ~ Moby
  29. “Everywhere you turn you see Americans sacrifice their long-term interests for a short-term reward.” ~ Michael Lewis
  30. “Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy.” ~ Jason Fried

  31. “I think a lot of people don’t understand that when I sit out it’s not because of this year. I’m thinking about long term. I’m thinking about after I’m done with basketball.” ~ Derrick Rose , Long term quotes thinking
  32. “I think that most technology is positive in the short term, and negative in the long term. I wonder, if somebody looked back at the 20th and 21st centuries a thousand years from now, what their perception of the car would be. Or of television. I wonder if over time, they’ll be seen as this thing that drove the culture, but ultimately had more downside than upside.” ~ Chuck Klosterman
  33. “The best places to live, work, and visit are those places that are willing to uphold their standards in the face of pressure to allow lowest common denominator development… Successful communities understand that when they say no to development that is contrary to the long-term health of their community, they will almost always get better development in its place.” ~ Ed McMahon
  34. “Value investing requires a great deal of hard work, unusually strict discipline, and a long-term investment horizon. Few are willing and able to devote sufficient time and effort to become value investors, and only a fraction of those have the proper mind-set to succeed.” ~ Seth Klarman ,  Long term quotes investment
  35. “We over estimate technology in the short term and under estimate technology in the long term.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke

  36. “I was a lousy academic. I spent most of my time in the cafeteria. But I met fantastic people from all kinds of fields; law, medicine, history, and they eventually dispersed all over the world to do their fieldwork. I liked the way these people committed to the long term in a sincere, visionary way. Their projects weren’t about “next season.” They were ten-year commitments. They were lifestyle choices that had traditions of fieldwork built into them – moving around, living on location, discipline, a real rigor for research.” ~ Aleksandra Mir
  37. “There will always be a replacement coming along very soon – a newer version, a crazier version, a louder version. So if you haven’t got a long-term plan, then you are merely a passing phase, the latest trend, yesterday’s event.” ~ Grace Jones
  38. “For example, in Vitamin K, the clotting proteins get it first… and
    only after they’re satisfied do you prevent calcification of the arteries,
    or prevent cancer, or prevent bone fractures. It’s all insidious damage
    that you get that’s a long term consequence. In fact, we call these the
    diseases of aging.” ~ Bruce Ames
  39. “Every Ontarian deserves to have a stable, affordable home. As we update our Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy, I want to hear your views on how we can make Ontario’s housing system work better for you, your family, and your community.” ~ Ted McMeekin
  40. “Unless you invest in people, you are not going to see growth in the long term, the medium term, and maybe even the short term.” ~ Jim Yong Kim

  41. “I am very pleased to see this project moving ahead. The Hamilton Airport serves as an international gateway to south-western Ontario. This new facility will allow the airport to expand its air cargo business and help strengthen the local economy. This is another example of Ontario’s commitment to public infrastructure that contributes to long-term growth for the region.” ~ Ted McMeekin
  42. “It’s important to choose initial investors who are not twitchy and rushing for an exit. Wall Street’s quarter-by-quarter lens may make the CEO make sub-optimal long-term decisions.” ~ Roelof Botha
  43. “An institution like Guantanamo in its present form cannot and must not exist in the long term. We must find different ways of dealing with prisoners. As far as I’m concerned there’s no question about that.” ~ Angela Merkel
  44. “A girl’s career today doesn’t have the same kind of life span, whereas it used to be a collaboration and a partnership and it continued. Peter Lindbergh still uses girls – like, look at Amber Valetta – so there are some photographers that have relationships long-term with models. I also think that the industry can’t support the amount of models that exist right now and therefore the relationships between photographers and models and even the clients is short lived.” ~ Michael Flutie
  45. “The companies I have traditionally seen do best over the long term had lead investors for their seed rounds” ~ Keith Rabois

  46. “If you’re a painter and you want people to know who you are and recognize your work, you’ve got to build some long-term value.” ~ Steven Soderbergh
  47. “It could truly be the case that Vladimir Putin has miscalculated in the long term with his adventure in Syria.” ~ Garry Kasparov
  48. “There were a lot of unique challenges in producing the film, such as the logistical issues inherent in producing a long-term verite film in Pakistan, dealing with Urdu and Punjabi dialogue with an English-speaking editor and all the difficulties in recording, editing and clearing so many music tracks.” ~ Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  49. “Today the Iraqi and Afghan people are on the path to democracy and freedom. The governments that are rising will pose no threat to others. Instead of harboring terrorists, they’re fighting terrorist groups. And this progress is good for the long-term security of all of us.” ~ George W. Bush
  50. “The Government’s first priority on coming to office was to secure long-term economic stability and put an end to the damaging cycle of boom and bust.” ~ Alan Johnson

  51. “Our approach is to reject the old vicious circle of the ’80s-rising debt, higher long-term interest rates, higher debt repayment costs, lower growth, higher unemployment, then enforced cuts in public spending. That was the old boom and bust.” ~ Gordon Brown
  52. “We can have confidence in the long-term foundation of our economy … I think the system basically is sound. I truly do.” ~ George W. Bush
  53. “For all your long-term investments, such as retirement accounts that you won’t touch for at least ten years, you need a mix of stocks and bonds. Stocks offer the best shot at inflation-beating gains. But stocks don’t always go up. That’s where bonds come into play: They have less upside potential, but they also do not pack the same risk.” ~ Suze Orman
  54. “Many investors make the mistake of buying high and selling low while the exact opposite is the right strategy to outperform over the long term.” ~ John Paulson
  55. “Investors that do the best, and have done the best, are those that stay and compound at above-average rates over the long term.” ~ John Paulson

  56. “This crisis of long-term unemployment is having a profoundly damaging impact on the lives of those bearing the brunt of it. We know this thanks to a series of careful studies of the problem conducted in the depths of the 1930s Great Depression.” ~ Bob Ehrlich
  57. “I believe over the long term he’s going to have the money, and he’s got the message, that this is going to be one of the finalists for the presidential campaign.” ~ Ted Cruz
  58. “There’s obviously more of us than there is men, so that’s why its important that you feel like its someone you want to be with long term. You should make it impossible for a man/woman to want someone else providing all the things within reason.” ~ Gabrielle Dennis
  59. “The historical data support one conclusion with unusual force: To invest with success, you must be a long-term investor.” ~ John C. Bogle
  60. “Over the long term, symbiosis is more useful than parasitism. More fun, too. Ask any mitochondria.” ~ Larry Wall

  61. “Our commitment to defence goes beyond this. It’s a long-term commitment to make SA the home for Australian defence. It’s a commitment to providing the right infrastructure and the right people.” ~ Jay Weatherill
  62. “We don’t know the spiritual advancements long-term veganism – over generations – would have for human life. It would be certainly a different civilisation, and the first one in the whole of our history that would truly deserve the title of being a civilisation.” ~ Donald Watson
  63. “Never let a short term desire get in the way of a long term goal.” ~ Curtis Martin

  64. “Topical-sketch writing were incredibly rational and well reasoned: don’t do a joke if the subject doesn’t deserve it. An ad hominem attack on someone might get you a cheap laugh, but it doesn’t earn you any long-term trust. The biggest rule was: you attack whoever’s in power. Don’t bring your personal bias to the table.” ~ Michael Schur
  65. “I don’t know if it will be my big comeback, but I think it is a statement – that I am a self-sustaining, vibrant, long-term artist, and I’m not going away! And if you don’t give me credit, then the musical gods will!” ~ Rufus Wainwright

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