25 Quotes That Proves Success Means Never Settle For Less

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What is success? To be rich? To be famous? Well, success comes in many versions, but one thing is for sure: never settle for less!


People today often just go with the flow, and sometimes they tend to settle for less than what they actually deserve. This is an alarming trait we should not teach our children. We should, of course, work hard to accommodate the lifestyle we want. And if you want a luxurious lifestyle, then that calls for not only working hard but also working smart.

There are some things in your life that you should settle for, for instance, have a family when you are financially stable. Initially, we all have different paces in this world, and it really does not matter when you take on significant responsibilities at a young age. One of the essential things in life is that your actions should be motivated by good intentions. Also, you should know your self-worth.

Have you noticed people in the morning heading to work? Some of them are pursuing their dreams, and some are just required to go to work for survival. Regardless of that case, you would wake up in the morning and head in the direction you want. There will be temporary struggles and minor heartaches along the way, but if you know that track would lead you to a future that you deserve, then we say GO FOR IT!

Here are 25 quotes that will open your eyes to see the things you really deserve:

“Set higher standards for your life, and the universe will match you. Dream bigger.” – Etta Arlene

You will never have the life you genuinely want if you are only aiming for average. Go big or go home! Life has unlimited tries, so don’t stop taking risks. Remember that the foundation to success is hard work and failure.

“What you want exists. Don’t settle until you get it.” – Anonymous

Don’t stop until you finally get what you really want. Be active and be smart! Life is easy once you figure out that trying and never settling for less is the secret to a quality life.

“Never settle for anyone who isn’t absolutely, insanely, and foolishly happy to be with you.” – Maria J. Edwards

You should not only be picky with things, but also with the people who surround you. Surround yourself with success, happiness, and loyalty.

“I don’t want ordinary. It is not in my nature.” – Anonymous

You should be able to set a standard for yourself and learn how to evaluate things concisely. Don’t be compulsive; take your time for your future depends on it.

“The biggest lesson I learned this year is probably to not give so much of yourself to people who will not do the same for you.” – Unknown

To succeed, you need to sacrifice. This will include time, people, and some things you love the most.

“Decide what kind of life what you actually want, then say no to everything that isn’t that.” – Anonymous

Always be on the right path and never get distracted! Motivate yourself and be a person who is hungry and thirsty to succeed.

“Know who you are. Know what you want. Know what you deserve. And don’t settle for less.” – Tony Gaskins

You should be able to determine what you really want. You should be able to put priorities first over convenience.

“You want more. You think you deserve more, yet you settle for less. Those who have more never settled, never!” – Enhowie

Take inspiration from people who are already at the top of the mountain. Be humble and take constructive criticism. Learn from your mistakes and never settle for average!

“Ten years from now, make sure you can say that you chose your life. You didn’t settle for it.” – Anonymous

What you do today will tell what kind of future you will have. So, plan it wisely, be cautious with your actions, your words, and your decisions.

“Let go of what you’re used to, wait for what you deserve.” – R.h Sin

Take a leap of faith and always give your best. Know that life is all about trying, so don’t be sad if you keep failing; there is a famous quote that we must always live by: “Try and try until you succeed.”

“You are what you settle for.” – Janis Joplin

Whatever you settled for will define your existence. So if you want your meaning to have substance, then live a life with purpose and be determined to make that a reality.

“When you learn how much you’re worth, you’ll stop giving people discounts.” – Helen Keller

Teach your children to know their worth, so they would be victorious in their battles as they go. Learning to know your worth at an earlier period in life will save you from many disastrous circumstances.

“Settling will always leave the heart relentlessly unsettled.” – Butterflies rising

Settling will leave you bitter and uninspired. Once you embrace mediocrity, eventually, you will become it. Would you want that?

“There is no passion to be found in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

If you know you deserve the best, then you should work hard to get it. You see, everything in this life comes with a price tag; the only way you can afford it is by having something in exchange for that. Work hard, and someday you won’t just be window shopping.

“Look closely at the present you are constructing. It should look like the future you are dressing.” – Alice Walker

Your actions today have made a ripple effect in your tomorrow. Study whatever situation you are in and make the best out of it.

“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.” – Charles Bukowski

Take note that life is performance-based, so you should always do your best in every aspect. If you plant hard work today, you will harvest success in the next few weeks. Stay motivated and never lose the will to carry on.

“Whatever you do, never run back to what broke you.” – Frank Ocean

Failures are great teachers, and every mistake has a lesson to offer. Never go back to things that only bring a negative impact on your life.

“If you’re too comfortable, it’s time to move on. Terrified of what’s next? You’re on the right track.” – Susan Fales-Hill

Be bold and make a move to change your life. Take chances and create your opportunities! Don’t let your problems weigh you down, but let them be your fuel to go further.

“Life is like a movie; write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.” – Jim Henson

You have the power to change your future, so stop procrastinating! Get up right now and do something about it.

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” – Earl Nightingale

Value your time, for you can never get it back. Make every moment worthwhile. Life is short, so live your life without any regret. Be unapologetic and reach for the stars!

“Always go for the choice that scares you the most, because that’s the one that is going to help you grow.” – Caroline Myss

People who play safe will never learn anything in life. Have you ever noticed that employers tend to choose people who are more experienced than those who aren’t? It is because experience comes with wisdom, and wisdom means you know how things work. Gather as many experiences as you can, because wisdom is power!

“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” – Rosa Parks

Never apologize for your dreams! Be persistent and consistent. Never forget all your sacrifices just to be where you are. If you want to be in magazines? Then why not? Work hard for it to be qualified, simple as that.

“Normality is a paved road; It’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.” – Vincent Van Gogh

Progress only appears in excellence. If you want to prosper in this life, you should be able to let go of normality and aim to be perfect at everything.

“The key to success is to start before you are ready.” – Marie Forleo

Your aspirations in life require a well-thought-of plan. The better the strategy and execution, the more likely it is to be achieved.

“We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.” – Max Depree

Never make excuses for yourself! If you settle on being a person who just says he’s not good enough, then you will never be good enough. Be a go-getter! Your words and your actions should encircle optimism towards your goals. If you know you are not good enough, should you just accept that fact?

Are you really happy or just comfortable?

When the day has passed, and you’re in your bed staring at the ceiling, ask yourself if you are where you want to be.

Self-assessment is a significant factor in determining your progress towards your goals.

To help you out, here are some questions you should ask yourself so you can better live a happy life while pursuing your goals:

What makes you happy?

What should you do to reach your goals?

Would you want this kind of life permanently?

What is the one thing you can do that no one else can?

Are you still growing?

Are you taking care of yourself?

How can you make yourself better?

What are the things that you are most proud of?

What are your weaknesses, and how do you plan to overcome it?

Your answers to these questions should serve as a reflection of your current situation. Use those answers to guide you better in attaining your aspirations.

So from now on, you should stop whining at every situation and have a concrete plan for the future. Today is the day where you say, “I need and want a better life.” Make it happen! Only you have the power to spark change in your life.

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Jesse Long

Hi, my name is Jesse, father of a Yorkie and the founder of motivation2life.com. I really enjoy writing, especially the inspired and motivational articles, and believe that they will definitely help you become better.

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