Success can be a difficult thing to define, but these well-known people gave it a shot.

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. – Bill Cosby

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. - Albert Einstein

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. - Theodore Roosevelt

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. – Leonardo da Vinci

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. – Bob Dylan

Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. – Coco Chanel

I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down. – Abraham Lincoln

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. - Winston Churchill

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure. – Mark Twain

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. – Truman Capote

The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. – Bette Midler

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Booker T. Washington

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. - Dale Carnegie

Success is getting what you want, happiness is wanting what you get. - W.P. Kinsella, Shoeless Joe

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it. – W.C. Fields

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. - George Burns

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. - Thomas A. Edison

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will. – Vince Lombardi

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. – Bruce Lee

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