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10 Inspiring Celebrity Quotes About Success

What is success? The way you see success depends heavily on your personal goals and objectives; Success is personal, unique and internal as it depends on what you choose as your priority and what you make out of it.

To achieve success you must first define what success means to you and then set your ultimate life goal. Decide if it relates to your career aspirations and what you want to achieve in your life, whether this relates to being happy, surrounded by your family and in a good health.

Check out the slideshow to see what success means to these 10 celebrities and take inspiration by their own definition of success.


1. Leonardo DiCaprio

"If you can do what you do best and be happy, you are further along in life than most people."

2. Harrison Ford

"May the Force be with you is charming but it’s not important. What’s important is that you become the Force – for yourself and perhaps for other people."

3. Meryl Streep

“The formula of happiness and success is just, being actually yourself, in the most vivid possible way you can.”

4. Justin Timberlake

“I think the first half of my 20s I felt I had to achieve, achieve, achieve. A lot of men do this. I’m looking around now and I’m like, where am I running?”

5. Dax Shepard

“Success is just a war of attrition. Sure, there’s an element of talent you should probably possess. But if you just stick around long enough, eventually something is going to happen.”

6. Oprah Winfrey

“Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.”

7. Denzel Washington

“Success? I don’t know what that word means. I’m happy. But success, that goes back to what in somebody’s eyes success means. For me, success is inner peace. That’s a good day for me.”

8. George Clooney

“You learn from the mistakes you make and from the mistakes other people make. The truth is, you don’t learn from success; you learn from failure.”

9. Audrey Hepburn

“My first dream was to be a ballet dancer. I didn’t know about success at all. You can only hope to get a combination of happy work and a happy life.”

10. Will Smith

“Don’t let success go to your head and failure to your heart.”

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