We’ve all been there before. That moment when you’re about to conquer something you’ve been working towards for what feels like forever, only to have someone shoot you down with a half-hearted “Congrats!” or a flat, “You’ll get there eventually.” It can be disheartening.

But instead of letting these naysayers get to you, use their words as fuel to propel you forward. Here are some of the best dread quotes on success in life that will inspire you to reach your goals, no matter what anyone else says.

Dread Quotes On Success In Life

  1. “If you don’t have any dread, you’re not going to have any success.” -Pablo Picasso
  2. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill
  3. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” -Michael Jordan
  4. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs
  5. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” -Steve Jobs
  6. “You can’t put a limit on how much you can improve and how much you can do. There are no limits on what you can be, do, or have in life.” -Tony Robbins
  7. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” -Steve Jobs
  8. “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” -Steve Jobs
  9. There is no substitute for hard work. – Thomas Edison
  10. I am a great believer in luck; the harder I work, the more I have of it. – Stephen Leacock
  11. Success is not final, and failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
  12. The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. – Vidal Sassoon
  13. Effort only fully releases its reward after a person refuses to quit. – Napoleon Hill
  14. The only way to do great work is to love what you do.-Steve Jobs
  15. Your work will fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. -Steve Jobs
  16. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” -Steve Jobs
  17. Your time is limited, don’t waste it living someone else’s life.- Steve Jobs
  18. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”- Steve Jobs
  19. “In addition to the dread of Indians, Texas held out no inducements for Mexican emigrants.” ~ William H. Wharton
  20. “I have always had a dread of becoming a passenger in life.” ~ Margrethe II of Denmark
  21. “Hollywood… a city I was to come back to time and again, in sickness and in health, in success and in failure, with anticipation and with dread.” ~ Dirk Benedict
  22. “My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  23. “A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot, the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended to dread before the Rebellion commenced.” ~ Charles Inglis
  24. “Work is the best of narcotics, providing the patient be strong enough to take it. I dread idleness as if it were Hell.” ~ Beatrice Webb
  25. “The law serves of nought else in these days but for to do wrong, for nothing is spread almost but false matters by color of the law for reward, dread and favor and so no remedy is had in the Court of Equity in any way.” ~ Jack Cade
  26. “The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  27. “We do not deride the fears of prospering white America. A nation of violence and private property has every reason to dread the violated and the deprived.” ~ June Jordan , Dread quotes nation
  28. “Good night, Westley. Good work. Sleep well. I’ll most likely kill you in the morning.” ~ William Goldman
  29. “I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.” ~ George Combe
  30. “He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.” ~ Seneca the Younger
  31. “Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.” ~ Fulton J. Sheen
  32. “In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and, I do believe, an object of affection and-yes, love.” ~ Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
  33. “His love at once and dread instruct our thought; As man He suffer’d and as God He taught.” ~ Edmund Waller
  34. “As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.” ~ Hans Selye
  35. “Every child senses, with all the horse sense that’s in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be.” ~ Benjamin Spock
  36. “How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.” ~ Bram Stoker
  37. “The next day, I got a phone call from him and he told me to come and read for a movie called New Jack City. So I went over there and they told me I was gonna wear dreads and play a cop.” ~ Ice T
  38. “Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.” ~ Owain Glyndwr
  39. “Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  40. “Black boys became criminalized. I was in constant dread for their lives, because they were targets everywhere. They still are.” ~ Toni Morrison
  41. “You know too well the forces which compose their army to dread their superior numbers.” ~ James Wolfe
  42. “I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.” ~ John Mortimer
  43. “I did not fully understand the dread term ‘terminal illness’ until I saw Heathrow for myself.” ~ Dennis Potter
  44. “Le silence e  ternel de ces espaces infinis m’effraie. The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  45. “Bravery does not mean being fearless. It means to be full of fear but still not being dominated by it.” ~ Rajneesh
  46. “It is the dread of something happening, something unknown and dreadful, that makes us do anything to keep the flicker of talk from dying out.” ~ Logan Pearsall Smith
  47. “We hope vaguely but dread precisely.” ~ Paul Valery
  48. “In times of dread, artists must never choose to remain silent.” ~ Toni Morrison
  49. “If one regards life and death as natural processes, the metaphysical dread vanishes, and one obtains peace of mind.” ~ Peter Wessel Zapffe
  50. “Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  51. “Dread is a womanish debility in which freedom swoons. Psychologically speaking, the fall into sin always occurs in impotence. But dread is at the same time the most egotistic thing.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard

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