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Success Proverbs- Proverbs On Life

Updated on April 21, 2013

Motivational Proverbs On Success

Proverbs on success are inspirational sayings about life by our wise ancestors.

The success proverbs are inspiring words attributed not to a single person but collectively to the rich tradition of different cultures ,languages and people.

The power sayings are motivational proverbs that have stood the test of time to inspire all through the ages.

I hope you enjoy this collection of proverbs about success and apply the principles learned from them to achieve success in life.

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Proverbs For Success

The secret of success is constancy of purpose.

~ English Proverb ~

Confidence of success is almost success.

~ American Proverb ~

Perseverance brings success.

~ Dutch Proverb ~

He who is patient is always successful

~ Yemeni Proverb.~

A bold attempt is half success.

~ Danish Proverb ~

Success is doing what you like and making a living at it.

~ Greek Proverb ~

Courage is the father of success.

~ Nigerian Proverb ~

A good beginning is half success.

~ Hungarian Proverb ~

Earnest effort leads some to success.

~ American Proverb ~

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When you have....



Constancy of purpose


Bold attempt

Do what you like


Good beginning

Earnest effort

...success is yours!

I was inspired by the Subway art prints I saw on the web and wanted to create one too.The above success tips gathered from the success proverbs helped me design the artwork.

I am happy to share this subway art as a free printable for your personal use.

Proverbs About Success

Men learn little from success, but much from failure.

~ Arab Proverb ~

Failure is the foundation of success;

if one plan doesn't work, change the plan but never the goal.

~ Chinese proverb ~

From success to failure is one step;

from failure to success is a long road.

~ Yiddish proverb ~

Success in life largely depends on how you handle your failures.

~ African Proverb ~

Success grows out of struggles to overcome difficulties.

~ English proverb ~

Your failures could be stepping-stones to success.

~ American Proverb ~

Success is 10% ability, and 90% sweat.

~ Nigerian Proverb ~

Success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.

~ Greek Proverb ~

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    • AnneMonique profile image


      6 years ago

      real food for thought. Love this Lens

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      Ronald Tucker 

      6 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      One of my favorite Proverbs on success is "he that would catch fish,...must not mind getting wet". This saying was on the cover of my evening class booklet for Parsons The New School of Design fall semester 1977.

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      7 years ago

      Great motivational words! If only more people kept these in mind.

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      bhavesh lm 

      7 years ago

      Nice collections of proverbs. Thanks for sharing.

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      7 years ago

      Nice lens. I just made one called Happiness Quotes and Sayings so really enjoyed reading yours


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