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Success


A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man.
Lana Turner

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
Mark Twain

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
Henry Ford

Behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Voltaire

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
Samuel Butler

Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.
Henry A. Kissinger

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
Woody Allen

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
John Dewey

For everyone of us that succeeds, it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out.
Oprah Winfrey

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
George S. Patton

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
George Burns

If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.
Henry Ford

If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller

If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
Napoleon Bonaparte

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Theodore Roosevelt

It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Winston Churchill

It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Henry David Thoreau

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
Oscar Wilde

Money and success don't change people; they merely amplify what is already there.
Will Smith

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Napoleon Hill

One lesson that World of Warcraft teaches you is that if you want to succeed on the next level, you need to acquire new skills.
Frank Cottrell Boyce

One of those glittery dreams sold by Bu-bubble and other junk, where all you had to do to be famous was just ‘be yourself’.
Terry Pratchett

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.
Robert Louis Stevenson

People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure.
Lao Tzu

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

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
Dale Carnegie

Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
John Wayne

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

Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Coco Chanel

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

The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt

The road to success is always under construction
/Murphy's Law/

The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
George Bernard Shaw

The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success.
John Steinbeck

The way up and the way down are one and the same.
Heraclitus

There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
Francis Bacon

There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
Kin Hubbard

To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.
Mark Twain

To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Voltaire

We haven’t failed. We just haven’t succeeded yet.
Frank Cottrell Boyce

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
Henry David Thoreau

What went wrong? I’ll tell you what went wrong! When you got there, there was no there there.
Terry Pratchett

Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale

You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error. You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals for yourself.
Teri Garr

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
Helen Keller

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