65 Splendid Quotes On Success In Life

These splendid quotes will inspire you. Splendid, glorious, and superb mean very impressive or magnificent; very impressive.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging splendid quotes, splendid sayings, and splendid proverbs.

Best Splendid Quotes

  1. “Give me the splendid, silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.” ~ Walt Whitman
  2. “Be more splendid, more extraordinary. Use every moment to fill yourself up.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
  3. “Do not be afraid of your difficulties. Do not wish you could be in other circumstances than you are. For when you have made the best of an adversity, it becomes the stepping stone to a splendid opportunity.” ~ H. P. Blavatsky
  4. “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  5. “This is a brief life, but in its brevity, it offers us some splendid moments, some meaningful adventures.” ~ Rudyard Kipling

  6. “I like to be surrounded by splendid things.” ~ Freddie Mercury
  7. “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative (and creation), there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, the providence moves too. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamt would have come his way.” ~ W. H. Murray
  8. “Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.” ~ Bruce Barton
  9. “It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong.” ~ John Cheever , Splendid quotes morning
  10. “The Moon! Artemis! the great goddess of the splendid past of men! Are you going to tell me she is a dead lump?” ~ D. H. Lawrence

  11. “There are, as is known, insects that die in the moment of fertilization. So it is with all joy: life’s highest, most splendid moment of enjoyment is accompanied by death.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  12. “The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  13. “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in ones favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would have come his way.” ~ W. H. Murray
  14. “But aesthetics is not religion, and the origins of religion lie somewhere completely different. They lie anyway, these roses smell too sweet and the deep roar of the breaking waves is too splendid, to do justice to such weighty matters now.” ~ Rudolf Otto
  15. “The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  16. “Love is that splendid triggering of human vitality the supreme activity which nature affords anyone for going out of himself toward someone else.” ~ Jose Ortega y Gasset , Splendid quotes nature
  17. “One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  18. “I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but the living strength and majesty of the Commonwealth and Empire; of societies old and new; of lands and races different in history and origins but all, by God’s Will, united in spirit and in aim.” ~ Queen Elizabeth II
  19. “‘No comment’ is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.” ~ Winston Churchill
  20. “The love of one’s country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?” ~ Pablo Casals

  21. “Marriage can wait, education cannot.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  22. “Heat is required to forge anything. Every
    great accomplishment is the story of a flaming
    heart.” ~ Mary Lou Retton
  23. “Individual Moslems may show splendid qualities. Thousands become the brave and loyal soldiers of the Queen: all know how to die: but the influence of the religion paralyzes the social development of those who follow it. No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith. It has already spread throughout Central Africa, raising fearless warriors at every step; and were it not that Christianity is sheltered in the strong arms of science, the science against which it had vainly struggled, the civilization of modern Europe might fall, as fell the civilization of ancient Rome.” ~ Winston Churchill
  24. “Behind every trial and sorrow that He makes us shoulder, God has a reason.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  25. “Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.” ~ Khaled Hosseini

  26. “This is the true joy in life: Being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances, complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy. I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it what I can. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  27. “‎I know you’re still young but I want you to understand and learn this now. Marriage can wait, education cannot. You’re a very very bright girl. Truly you are. You can be anything you want Laila. I know this about you. And I also know that when this war is over Afghanistan is going to need you as much as its men maybe even more. Because a society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated Laila. No chance.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  28. “And that, …is the story of our country, one invasion after another…Macedonians. Saddanians. Arabs. Mongols. Now the Soviets. But we’re like those walls up there. Battered, and nothing pretty to look at, but still standing.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  29. “and yet she was leaving the world as a woman who had love and been loved back. she was leaving it as a friend, a companion, a guardian. a mother. a person of consequence at last.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  30. “All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.” ~ William Faulkner

  31. “No stronger retrograde force exists in the world. Far from being moribund, Mohammedanism is a militant and proselytizing faith.” ~ Winston Churchill
  32. “Allow me to offer my congratulations on the truly admirable skill you have shown in keeping clear of the mark. Not to have hit once in so many trials, argues the most splendid talents for missing.” ~ Thomas de Quincey
  33. “The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.” ~ Denis Waitley
  34. “Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.” ~ Thomas Browne
  35. “In the end, glorification of splendid underdogs is nothing other than glorification of the splendid system that makes them so.” ~ Theodor Adorno

  36. “It’s rather splendid to think of all those great men and women who appear to have presented symptoms that allow us to describe them as bipolar. Whether it’s Hemingway, Van Gogh… Robert Schumann has been mentioned… Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath… some of them with rather grim ends.” ~ Stephen Fry
  37. “A society has no chance of success if its women are uneducated.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  38. “Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  39. “A photographer who made a picture from a splendid moment, an accidental pose of someone or a beautiful scenery, is the finder of a treasure.” ~ Robert Doisneau
  40. “All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible.” ~ William Faulkner

  41. “The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers.” ~ Harvey Cushing
  42. “Until one is committed, there is hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiation – creation – there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  43. “Concerning all acts of initiative there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too.” ~ Steven Pressfield
  44. “The prostitutes worked for a pimp now. He was splendid and cruel. He was a god to them. He took their free will away from them, which was perfectly all right. They didn’t want it anyway. It was as though they had surrendered themselves to Jesus, for instance, so they could live unselfishly and trustingly-except that they had surrendered to a pimp instead.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
  45. “Of all the rewards of virtue, . . . the most splendid is fame, for it is fame alone that can offer us the memory of posterity.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

  46. “Truly color is vice! Of course, it can be and has the right to be one of the finest virtues. Controlled by the strong hand and careful guidance of her Master drawing, color is a splendid Mistress, with a mate worthy of herself, her lover, but her Master likewise, the most magnificent Mistress possible, and the result is evident in all the glorious things that spring from their union.” ~ James Whistler
  47. “Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness.” ~ C. S. Lewis
  48. “The year is getting to feel rich, for his golden fruits are ripening fast, and he has a large balance in the barns, which are his banks. The members of his family have found out that he is well to do in the world. September is dressing herself in show of dahlias and splendid marigolds and starry zinnias. October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
  49. “Magnificence is likewise a source of the sublime. A great profusion of things which are splendid or valuable in themselves is magnificent. The starry heaven, though it occurs so very frequently to our view, never fails to excite an idea of grandeur.” ~ Edmund Burke
  50. “He adorned whatever subject he either spoke or wrote upon, by the most splendid eloquence.” ~ Lord Chesterfield

  51. “In her own special, provocative language, Tonya Bolden gives a voice to the voiceless, a name to the nameless. Revelations abound in Strong Men Keep Coming, her singular take on the endless parade of black men who have fought, sung, cajoled, tricked, worked, wrote, or roped their way into the American experience. She has assembled a most rewarding cast, a phenomenal coterie of role models and phantoms, and she has done a splendid job of telling their stories.” ~ Herb Boyd
  52. “I talk democracy to these men and women. I tell them that they have the vote and that theirs is the kingdom and the power and the glory. I say to them You are supreme: exercise your power. They say That’s right: tell us what to do, and I tell them. I say Exercise our vote intelligently by voting for me. And they do. That’s democracy, and a splendid thing it is too for putting the right men in the right place.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  53. “Life’s so brief,” she goes on. “We’re, at every juncture, staring mortality in the face. It’s the very least we can do if we think it will be of any interest or value, to share the past. And although mine’s been crooked, it’s also been splendid. It’s taught me to be vulnerable and humble, to write this book.” ~ Kate Mulgrew
  54. “The highest form of success comes to the man who does not shrink from
    danger, from hardship or from bitter toil, and who, out of these, wins
    the splendid ultimate triumph.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  55. “Splendid,’ Abbé Patin said with a sheepish grin, pulling up alongside. ‘There is nothing quite so thrilling as riding in fear of one’s life.” ~ Sandra Gulland

  56. “Education is a companion which no misfortune can depress, no crime can destroy, no enemy can alienate, no despotism can enslave. At home, a friend, abroad, an introduction, in solitude a solace and in society an ornament. It chastens vice, it guides virtue, it gives at once grace and government to genius. Without it, what is man? A splendid slave, a reasoning savage.” ~ Joseph Addison
  57. “The inhabitants of Coventry, for example, continued to imagine that their sufferings were due to the innate villainy of Adolf Hitler without a suspicion that a decision, splendid or otherwise, of the British War Cabinet, was the decisive factor in the case.” ~ Martin Caidin
  58. “I am an absurd idealist. But I believe that all that must come true. For, unless it comes true, the world will be laid desolate. And I believe that it can come true.” ~ Leslie Charteris
  59. “Why, flowers are violent, cruel, terrible, and splendid… like love!” ~ Octave Mirbeau
  60. “Skill is fine, and genius is splendid, but the right contacts are more valuable than either.” ~ Arthur Conan Doyle

  61. “Size will hurt returns. Look at Berkshire Hathaway – the last five things Warren has done have generated returns that are splendid by historical standards, but now give him $100 billion in assets and measure outcomes across all of it, it doesn’t look so good. We can only buy big positions, and the only time we can get big positions is during a horrible period of decline or stasis. That really doesn’t happen very often.” ~ Charlie Munger
  62. “I gazed upon the earth and saw that a body, in its tender faithlessness, had located it in the sky. A splendid scarf of blood, looming above the abyss.” ~ Joë Bousquet
  63. “It’s such a pleasure to write down splendid words—almost as though one were inventing them.” ~ Rupert Hart-Davis

  64. “For a mile up and down the open fields before us, the splendid lines of the veterans of the Army of Northern Virginia swept down upon us. Their bearing was magnificent. They came forward with a rush, and how our men did yell, ‘Come on, Johnny, come on!'” ~ Rufus Dawes
  65. “We of America are specially fitted to visualize and to understand the marvelous transformation of a wilderness into a land of splendid cities.” ~ James Henry Breasted

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