65 Nine Quotes On Success In Life

These nine quotes will inspire you. Nine, equivalent to the product of three and three; one more than eight, or one less than ten; 9.

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

Best Nine Quotes

  1. “Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.” Jon Bon Jovi
  2. “Embrace a diversity of ideas. Embrace the fact that you can disagree with people and not be disagreeable. Embrace the fact that you can find common ground – if you disagree on nine out of 10 things, but can find common ground on that 10th, maybe you can make progress. If you can find common ground, you can accomplish great things.” David Boies
  3. “You can try to make the right decision all the time, but it’s better to just make a decision. I have done wrong so many times, but nine times out of 10, I have learned from my failure. Don’t wait for something; just go for it.” Bobby Bones
  4. “I quit smoking the day I found out I was pregnant, which was nine years ago. But I’ll still smoke in a movie. I have other vices, you know, like potato chips and chardonnay – but not together.” Jean Smart

  5. “If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.” Calvin Coolidge
  6. “The Great Depression of the 1930s saw more American unmarried women working from nine to five, mostly in repetitive, boring, subordinate, dead-end jobs. But the number of working women doubled between 1870 and 1940. During World War II it doubled once again.” Helen Fisher
  7. “My mom raised us like we were still in the Philippines. She tried to cure everything at home like a real Filipino woman. You had to die to go to the hospital. My mom cured everything with Vicks VapoRub. I should’ve died nine times when I was a kid!” Jo Koy
  8. “Nine tenths of education is encouragement.” Anatole France

  9. “I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat.” Antonin Artaud
  10. “In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.” Jane Austen
  11. “Nine out of ten Americans believe that out of ten people, one person will always disagree with the other nine!” Colin Mochrie
  12. “In English, my name means hope. In Spanish, it means too many letters. It means sadness. It means waiting. It is like the number nine, a muddy color.” Sandra Cisneros

  13. “Negative attitude is nine times more powerful than positive attitude.” Bikram Choudhury
  14. “A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings.” Earl Wilson
  15. “I’m a wrestler with nine toes. I’m a wrestler who has been through a lot of battles. I get to do a lot of motivational speaking, and people are blown away and say, ‘You never quit. You keep coming back.'” Rulon Gardner
  16. “The universe is hilarious! Like, Venus is 900 degrees. I could tell you it melts lead. But that’s not as fun as saying, ‘You can cook a pizza on the windowsill in nine seconds.’ And next time my fans eat pizza, they’re thinking of Venus!” Neil deGrasse Tyson

  17. “When I was a little kid, we only knew about our nine planets. Since then, we’ve downgraded Pluto but have discovered that other solar systems and stars are common. So life is probably quite prevalent.” Buzz Aldrin
  18. “I’ve traveled all over. I’ve been to all 50 states. With my dad in the Navy, I lived in the Philippines from nine to 12, and I had dog, monkey, lizard, everything. Then I was in Hawaii, and I’m spear-fishing, catching octopus with my hands.” Graham Elliot
  19. “I was quiet, a loner. I was one of those children where, if you put me in a room and gave me some crayons and a pencils, you wouldn’t hear from me for nine straight hours. And I was always drawing racing cars and rockets and spaceships and planes, things that were very fast that would take me away.” Gary Oldman
  20. “I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.” Benjamin Franklin

  21. “In 1985, I was the host of a talk show, ‘Hot Properties on Lifetime.’ Hulk Hogan was on the show. He put me in a headlock and rendered me unconscious and let me fall to the ground. I split my head open and got nine stitches – and this was on live TV.” Richard Belzer
  22. “I called Daley Thompson after the Games of ’84, when he won. He’d had this phenomenal decathlon for nine events – and then he went out there and jogged the 1,500 meters and missed the world record by, like, three points.” Caitlyn Jenner
  23. “Self-examination with a close-up mirror in an antiseptic environment is what Nine Inch Nails is based on.” Trent Reznor
  24. “We must memorize nine numbers and deny we have a soul.” Conor Oberst

  25. “A lot of what I’ve done as Nine Inch Nails has been governed by fear. I was trying to keep the songs in a framework that was tough, and I learnt a lot from Jesus and Mary Chain about how to bury nice pop songs in unlistenable noise – the idea being if you can get behind that wall, you find there’s a pearl inside.” Trent Reznor
  26. “The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine.” Marcus Terentius Varro
  27. “The ninety and nine are with dreams, content but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.” Edgar Allan Poe
  28. “I worked as a janitor in Canada for nine months. It’s during that time when I experienced extreme homesickness.” Coco Martin

  29. “I generally find that comparison is the fast track to unhappiness. No one ever compares themselves to someone else and comes out even. Nine times out of ten, we compare ourselves to people who are somehow better than us and end up feeling more inadequate.” Jack Canfield
  30. “In 1775, no fewer than nine colonies had established churches, ranging from Congregational establishments in New Hampshire, Connecticut and Massachusetts to Episcopal churches in the southern states from Maryland on down.” M. Stanton Evans
  31. “I’m becoming more squeamish. I didn’t use to be – nine years of ‘Silent Witness’ prepared me for most things one will have the misfortune to see in life. Before, I’d be wading up to my neck in gore, but now I tend to look away.” Amanda Burton
  32. “When my father died, I was nine or 10, and my mother was like a dad and a mom to me. She raised me and supported me when I came to the U.S.” Sonita Alizadeh

  33. “Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.” C. S. Lewis
  34. “Madrid is enjoyed most from the ground, exploring your way through its narrow streets that always lead to some intriguing park, market, tapas bar or street performer. Each night we’d leave our hotel to begin a new adventure in Madrid and nine out of 10 times, we’d walk through the Plaza Mayor.” Emilio Estevez
  35. “Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years at least.” Horace
  36. “If I had nine of my fingers missing I wouldn’t type any slower.” Mitch Hedberg

  37. “Beckham is unusual. He was desperate to be a footballer. His mind was made up when he was nine or ten. Many kids think that it’s beyond them. But you can’t succeed without practising at any sport.” Bobby Charlton
  38. “When I was a kid, dressing right and looking good was a priority. As I grew up, I just wanted to stay that way, stick out a bit and have my own thing. That’s where white belts and wearing some colors started. So signing with Puma was a great fit for me. I usually travel with nine pairs of golf shoes and 10 belts.” Rickie Fowler
  39. “The cosmic game changed forever in 1992. Before then, logic told us that there had to be other planets besides the nine (if you still count poor Pluto) in our solar system, but until that year, when two astronomers detected faint, telltale radio signals in the constellation Virgo, we had no hard evidence of their existence.” Thomas Mallon
  40. “The best way for guys to communicate is just don’t talk to each other for nine hours. That’s why I like long motorcycle rides. It’s a great way for guys to socialize and not socialize.” Justin Theroux

  41. “I rodeo-ed for nine years. That’s my other life.” James Caan
  42. “A duck’s nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally.” George Mercer Dawson
  43. “You can’t have nine children and not be organized. Otherwise it just looks like Appalachia.” Danielle Steel
  44. “There are one hundred and ninety nine ways to beat, but only one way to win; get there first.” Bill Shoemaker

  45. “I love Hugh Laurie, but I don’t want to be a guy who goes to work every day for nine months of the year in a corner of Burbank. I really don’t. I like doing a bit here and a bit there and strange things, and I think that’s held me back.” Peter Capaldi
  46. “The gospel of Jesus Christ is all about people. It’s about leaving the ninety and nine and going into the wilderness after those who are lost. It’s about bearing one another’s burdens, with the ultimate burden anyone can bear being walking through this life without light.” Sheri L. Dew
  47. “My mom grew up in poverty in Oklahoma – like Dust Bowl, nine people in one room kind of place – and the way she got out of poverty was through education. My dad grew up without a dad, with very little and he also made his way out through education.” Jennifer Garner
  48. “When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.” George Bernard Shaw

  49. “On the course, I sometimes eat a little sandwich or a slow-release energy bar – one on the front nine and one on the back nine. You’re out there five hours, so you have to keep eating. You’re going to burn at least 1,000 calories. I’ll try to take in about 400-600 calories during a round and drink water.” Rory McIlroy
  50. “When I was a young boy I wanted to play for Newcastle United, I wanted to wear the number nine shirt and I wanted to score goals at St James’ Park. I’ve lived my dream and I realise how lucky I’ve been to have done that.” Alan Shearer
  51. “When I was at the ‘Philadelphia Inquirer,’ I was promoted nine times in my first 13 years. I ultimately went from general assignment to beats on St. Joe’s and Temple, to backup writer, to NBA writer, to NBA columnist, to, ultimately, in 2003, to general sports columns.” Stephen A. Smith
  52. “I say Democrats should not be afraid to talk about the morality of life, of caring for children who are born. It seems the Republican obsession with being pro-life lasts about nine months. After that, it’s each baby for herself.” Jennifer Granholm

  53. “When I was in first grade, everyone made fun of my name, of course. I think it’s kind of a big name to hold up when you’re nine years old. It seemed goofy. I used to tell people I wanted to change the world and they used to think, ‘This kid’s really weird’.” River Phoenix
  54. “When I was in the Air Force, if I walked into a restaurant, in about eight or nine minutes the M.P.’s would show up and drag me out because someone had called saying that someone was impersonating an officer.” Melvin Van Peebles
  55. “I’m an extreme do’er – I’m not an intellect; I’m not a bookworm. I do, do, do, and nine times out of ten, I fail, but I learn from that.” Ant Middleton
  56. “I have nine compartments in my brain, and four of them don’t stop.” Bob Saget

  57. “New Orleans lives by the water and fights it, a sand castle set on a sponge nine feet below sea level, where people made music from heartache, named their drinks for hurricanes and joked that one day you’d be able to tour the city by gondola.” Nancy Gibbs
  58. “I’m happy to report you still get nothing you don’t need at Motel 6, and, therefore, you don’t have to pay for it. I don’t need valet parking. If I can drive the old crate 300 miles to the hotel all by myself, I can certainly handle the last nine feet to the parking space.” Tom Bodett
  59. “The main difference between a cat and a lie is that a cat only has nine lives.” Mark Twain
  60. “I love nineties stuff like Alice in Chains and Nine Inch Nails. It’d be my dream to have a Radiohead-themed episode of ‘Glee.’ I also love jazz greats like Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Herbie Hancock.” Mark Salling

  61. “Memories of the last nine years have turned Ground Zero from a site of horror, to a reminder of grief, to an occasion for ludicrous artistic posturing – and now to something very close to parody.” John Podhoretz
  62. “Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.” James A. Garfield
  63. “I was a bartender at a Pizzeria Uno’s for nine years. The people I worked with were amazing, but it was quite possibly the most miserable time of my life.” Bobby Moynihan

  64. “I did nine years with Travel Channel and had all of these incredible experiences.” Bert Kreischer
  65. “I have ten commandments. The first nine are, thou shalt not bore. The tenth is, thou shalt have right of final cut.” Billy Wilder

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