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60 Quotes on the Importance of Thinking Long-term (SUCCESS)

Top 10 Wisest Quotes on Long-term Thinking

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values. - Joshua L. Liebman
Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values. – Joshua L. Liebman
A lie can only make a temporary sense. The truth is permanent and lasts forever. ― Michael Bassey Johnson
A lie can only make a temporary sense. The truth is permanent and lasts forever. ― Michael Bassey Johnson
Life is too short for long-term grudges. - Elon Musk
Life is too short for long-term grudges. – Elon Musk
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. — Steve Jobs
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time. — Steve Jobs
Always ask yourself what will make you happy over the long term. ― Steven Redhead
Always ask yourself what will make you happy over the long term. ― Steven Redhead
I believe it's less risky long-term to embrace change. - Charlie Ergen
I believe it’s less risky long-term to embrace change. – Charlie Ergen
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. - Warren Buffett
Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. – Warren Buffett
We don’t mature momentarily, but over the long-term. - John C. Maxwell
We don’t mature momentarily, but over the long-term. – John C. Maxwell
The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential. - Mike Dooley
The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential. – Mike Dooley
Never let a short term desire get in the way of a long term goal. - Curtis Martin
Never let a short term desire get in the way of a long term goal. – Curtis Martin

11 Inspiring Quotes on Long-term Success

“Genuine confidence is a way of thinking about yourself and your abilities. Confidence is your perception of your own potential; it’s a kind of long-term thinking that powers you through the obstacles and tough times, helping you solve problems and putting you in the way of success. Your confidence is quite a separate matter from your social skills.”

John Eliot
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. — Winston Churchill
Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm. — Winston Churchill
You achieve long-term success step by step. Try to achieve your goals one at a time, like you do target practice. - Daniel Snyder
You achieve long-term success step by step. Try to achieve your goals one at a time, like you do target practice. – Daniel Snyder
It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success. — Mark Cuban
It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success. — Mark Cuban
If you never fail short term, you'll never succeed long term. - Drasen
If you never fail short term, you’ll never succeed long term. – Drasen
Anything that works well or has long-term success is never done quickly. - Reem Acra
Anything that works well or has long-term success is never done quickly. – Reem Acra
Remember that all success is based on long-term commitment, faith, discipline, attitude and a few stepping stones along the way. - Jim Rohn
Remember that all success is based on long-term commitment, faith, discipline, attitude and a few stepping stones along the way. – Jim Rohn
If you are not actively seeking and creating opportunities, which always contain an element of risk, you are actually exposing yourself to more serious risks in the long term. - Tony Buzan
If you are not actively seeking and creating opportunities, which always contain an element of risk, you are actually exposing yourself to more serious risks in the long term. – Tony Buzan
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. — Herman Cain
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful. — Herman Cain
Unless you invest in people, you are not going to see growth in the long term, the medium term, and maybe even the short term. - Jim Yong Kim
Unless you invest in people, you are not going to see growth in the long term, the medium term, and maybe even the short term. – Jim Yong Kim

3 Motivational Long-term Leadership Quotes

Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it - short-term pain for long-term gain. - George Will
Leadership is, among other things, the ability to inflict pain and get away with it – short-term pain for long-term gain. – George Will
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term. - Robert Reich
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term. – Robert Reich
You can't grow long-term if you can't eat short-term. Anybody can manage short. Anybody can manage long. Balancing those two things is what management is. - Jack Welch
You can’t grow long-term if you can’t eat short-term. Anybody can manage short. Anybody can manage long. Balancing those two things is what management is. – Jack Welch

7 Quotes on Short-term & Long-term Thinking

“It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come.”

Dalai Lama
Be brutally honest about the short term and optimistic and confident about the long term. - Reed Hastings
Be brutally honest about the short term and optimistic and confident about the long term. – Reed Hastings
Ignoring the facts for short-term gain will almost always bring long-term pain. ― Eldon Henson
Ignoring the facts for short-term gain will almost always bring long-term pain. ― Eldon Henson

“People always say be true to yourself. But that’s misleading, because there are two selves. There’s your short term self, and there’s your long term self. And if you’re only true to your short term self, your long term self slowly decays.”

Brandon Stanton
You will make better decisions once you begin thinking long-term rather than short-term. - Adam Smith
You will make better decisions once you begin thinking long-term rather than short-term. – Adam Smith
It is important to possess a short-term pessimism and a long-term optimism. - Adrienne Rich
It is important to possess a short-term pessimism and a long-term optimism. – Adrienne Rich
People are willing to get short-term gains at the risk of long-term choices. - Rick Rubin
People are willing to get short-term gains at the risk of long-term choices. – Rick Rubin

10 Quotes About Long-term Thinking in Investing

“Our favorite holding period is forever. We are just the opposite of those who hurry to sell and book profits when companies perform well but who tenaciously hang on to businesses that disappoint. Peter Lynch aptly likens such behavior to cutting the flowers and watering the weeds.”

Warren Buffett
Life has immense analogy with stock market. It is volatile, but if you stick on long enough, it has the potential to reward you with handsome returns in the long run. ― Manoj Arora
Life has immense analogy with stock market. It is volatile, but if you stick on long enough, it has the potential to reward you with handsome returns in the long run. ― Manoj Arora
It's remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent. - Charlie Munger
It’s remarkable how much long-term advantage people like us have gotten by trying to be consistently not stupid, instead of trying to be very intelligent. – Charlie Munger
The historical data support one conclusion with unusual force: To invest with success, you must be a long-term investor. - John C. Bogle
The historical data support one conclusion with unusual force: To invest with success, you must be a long-term investor. – John C. Bogle
Everybody is a long-term investor till the market drops by 10% or more. - Olawale Daniel
Everybody is a long-term investor till the market drops by 10% or more. – Olawale Daniel

“We must shift our thinking away from short-term gain toward long-term investment and sustainability, and always have the next generations in mind with every decision we make.”

Deb Haaland
Investment is all about building wealth with a reasonable rate-of-return. Play this game for a long haul. ― Naved Abdali
Investment is all about building wealth with a reasonable rate-of-return. Play this game for a long haul. ― Naved Abdali
Our wisest long-term investment is not in the dirty polluting fossil fuels from the past, but in the clean energy of the future. - London Breed
Our wisest long-term investment is not in the dirty polluting fossil fuels from the past, but in the clean energy of the future. – London Breed
Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy. - Jason Fried
Unless you are a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy. – Jason Fried

“We begin to change the world when we stimulate long-term prosperity using technology. There is not a problem that’s large enough that innovation and entrepreneurship can’t solve.”

Naveen Jain

3 Quotes on Long-term Crypto Investing

In cryptocurrency investment, long term thinkers are less stressed. ― Olawale Daniel
In cryptocurrency investment, long term thinkers are less stressed. ― Olawale Daniel
Bitcoin is not a trade, it is the exit from the traditional trade. Think long-term! ― Olawale Daniel
Bitcoin is not a trade, it is the exit from the traditional trade. Think long-term! ― Olawale Daniel
I saw Bitcoin as an actual market opportunity: as a trillion-dollar marketplace with long-term potential. - Adam Draper
I saw Bitcoin as an actual market opportunity: as a trillion-dollar marketplace with long-term potential. – Adam Draper

6 Long-term Relationships Quotes

“Every relationship should eventually become a long-term relationship. Any director that I meet now isn’t just a director. He’s potentially a friend, and someone I can call to do a project that I want or that I have.”

Kevin Hart
The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs.
The result of long-term relationships is better and better quality, and lower and lower costs.
I've been in a long-term relationship, and I'll tell you, it's never boring! People trying to merge their lives together always run into challenges. - Leslie Odom, Jr.
I’ve been in a long-term relationship, and I’ll tell you, it’s never boring! People trying to merge their lives together always run into challenges. – Leslie Odom, Jr.
Social media is an amazing tool, but it's really the face-to-face interaction that makes a long-term impact. - Felicia Day
Social media is an amazing tool, but it’s really the face-to-face interaction that makes a long-term impact. – Felicia Day
Building and repairing relationships are long-term investments. - Stephen Covey
Building and repairing relationships are long-term investments. – Stephen Covey
Long-term relationships are an everyday choice. It's harder to be in a marriage than it is to bounce from one relationship to the next. - Pink
Long-term relationships are an everyday choice. It’s harder to be in a marriage than it is to bounce from one relationship to the next. – Pink

(MUST READ) The Long Game: How to Be a Long-Term Thinker in a Short-Term World

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