100 No One Said It Would Be Easy Quotes

A collection of quotes about earning your success because “no one said it would be easy” from past, present, famous, and unknown authors.

no one said it would be easy quotes
  1. "The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow." - Robert Tew

  2. "There are no shortcuts to any place worth going." - Beverly Sills

  3. "Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do." - Pele

  4. "Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." - Albert Schweitzer

  5. "The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vidal Sassoon

  6. "The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same." - Colin R. Davis

  7. "Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." - Henry David Thoreau

  8. "Opportunities don't happen. You create them." - Chris Grosser

  9. "Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great." - John D. Rockefeller

  10. "I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." - Thomas Jefferson

  11. "Success is not in what you have, but who you are." - Bo Bennett

  12. "Success is not just about making money. It's about making a difference." - Kathy Calvin

  13. "Success is not just about making money. It's about making a difference." - Unknown

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

  15. "The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows." - Aristotle Onassis

  16. "Success is not the absence of failure; it's the persistence through failure." - Aisha Tyler

  17. "Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it." - Maya Angelou

  18. "Success is not a destination, but the road that you're on." - Marlon Wayans

  19. "Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny." - C.S. Lewis

  20. "Success is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence." - Abigail Adams

  1. "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." - Robert Collier

  2. "Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe." - Sumner Redstone

  3. "The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive, and passion, it's possible to achieve your dream." - Tommy Hilfiger

  4. "The key to success is hard work and determination." - Guy Kawasaki

  5. "Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success." - Dr. Joyce Brothers

  6. "There is no success without hardship." - Sophocles

  7. "Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal." - Don Shula

  8. "The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear." - Brian Tracy

  9. "The key to success is action, and the key to action is courage." - Pablo Picasso

  10. "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein

  11. "Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble." - Shah Rukh Khan

  12. "Success is a journey, not a destination." - Arthur Ashe

  13. "Success is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

  14. "There is no success without failure and losses." - Jack Ma

  15. "Success is not about the destination, but the journey." - Zig Ziglar

  16. "Success is not the end of the journey, but the beginning of the journey." - Napoleon Hill

  17. "Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many people you brought with you." - Wil Rose

  18. "Success isn't easy, and that's a good thing - at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous!" - David Fairweather

  19. "Success is not a destination, but a journey. The doing is usually more important than the outcome." - Arthur Ashe

  20. "Nobody said it was easy. No one ever said it would be this hard." - Chris Martin, Coldplay

  21. "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great." - Tom Hanks

  22. "Nobody said it was going to be easy. You have to fight for what you want because what you want won't fight for you!" - Demarjay Smith

  23. "I never said it would be easy, I only said it would be worth it." - Mae West

  24. "No one said it would be easy, but no one said it'd be this hard." - Sheryl Crow

  25. "Nobody said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it." - Harvey MacKay

  26. "No one ever said it would be easy, they just promised it would be worthwhile." - Neil Gaiman

  27. "The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people." - Randy Pausch

  28. "When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

  29. "Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is." - Anne Frank

  30. "Life is tough, my darling, but so are you." - Stephanie Bennett-Henry

  31. "The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it's possible to achieve the American dream." - Tommy Hilfiger

  32. "Though the road's been rocky it sure feels good to me." - Bob Marley

  33. "There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows slowly, endures." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

  34. "You have within you right now, everything you need to deal with whatever the world can throw at you." - Brian Tracy

  35. "If it was easy, everybody would be doing it." - Jimmy Dean

  36. "It is easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking, than it is to think yourself into a new way of acting." - Millard Fuller

  37. "What comes easy won’t last. What lasts won’t come easy." - Unknown

  38. "Nothing is easy to the unwilling." - Thomas Fuller

  39. "Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one." - Bruce Lee

  40. "All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy." - Scott Alexander

  41. "Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat." - Ann Landers

  42. "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all." - Helen Keller

  43. "The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel." - Steve Furtick

  44. "The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it." - Molière

  45. "Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter." - Dan Reeves

  46. "In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity." - Albert Einstein

  47. "The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it." - Epicurus

  48. "He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life." - Muhammad Ali

  49. "Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body." - Seneca

  50. "A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for." - John A. Shedd

  51. "Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." - Napoleon Hill

  52. "All difficulties are just a beginning of something new and something great." - Lailah Gifty Akita

  53. "You never know what's around the corner. It could be everything. Or it could be nothing. You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back and you've climbed a mountain." - Tom Hiddleston

  54. "Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit." - Napoleon Hill

  55. "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." - Lao Tzu

  56. "There is no shortcut to anywhere worth going." - Beverly Sills

  57. "Easy to do are things that are bad and harmful to oneself. But exceedingly difficult to do are things that are good and beneficial." - Buddha

  58. "Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose." - Bill Gates

  59. "It's okay to struggle. That's how you get stronger." - Anonymous

  60. "Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

  61. "Sometimes the hardest things are the most rewarding... It's when you face the hardest things in life, with will, and hard work, that you learn the most." - Demi Lovato

  62. "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison

  63. "Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success." - Joyce Brothers

  64. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do." - Steve Jobs

  65. "A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein

  66. "Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently." - Marie Forleo

  67. "The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph." - Thomas Paine

  68. "Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you." - John C. Maxwell

  69. "Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

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

  71. "The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves." - Bob Proctor

  72. "Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning." - Robert Kiyosaki

  73. "Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose." - G.K. Nielson

  74. "The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." - Vince Lombardi

  75. "Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives." - Michelle Obama

  76. "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." - Amelia Earhart

  77. "Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential." - John Maxwell

  78. "Success isn't overnight. It's when every day you get a little better than the day before." - Dwayne Johnson

  79. "Successful people are the ones who are breaking the rules." - Seth Godin

  80. "Successful people don't wait for the perfect moment, they take the moment and make it perfect." - Unknown