Quotes and Sayings about Success



"Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is eighty percent of being a successful hitter. The other twenty percent is just execution."
- Hank Aaron
(Related: Successful, Being, Execution)

"I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command."
- Lynn Abbey
(Related: Successful, First, Writer)

"In our view, successful reform is not an event. It is a sustainable process that will build on its own successes - a virtuous cycle of change."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Change, Successful, Reform, Will)

"Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: People, Successful, Friend)

"I hope to be involved in a successful movie script."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Successful, Hope)

"As brilliant an individual that Michael Jordan was, he was not successful until he got with a good team unit."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Successful)

"The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful; the time may refuse to work with him, but he may not refuse to work with his time."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Time, Work, Successful, May, Spirit)

"Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Success, Character, Performance)

"Success produces success, just as money produces money."
- Diane Ackerman
(Related: Money, Success)

"By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead."
- John Acton
(Related: Time, Success, Action, Nations, Past, World)

"I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission."
- Alvin Adams
(Related: Success, Importance, Mission, Press)

"I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards."
- Amy Adams
(Related: Happiness, Life, Family, Success, Awards, Friends)

"I always knew I'd be in music in some sort of capacity. I didn't know if I'd be successful at it, but I knew I'd be doing something in it. Maybe get a job in a record store. Maybe even play in a band. I never got into this to be a star."
- Bryan Adams
(Related: Music, Successful, Job, Play)

"No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction."
- Charles Kendall Adams
(Related: Success, Greatness, Excellence)

"No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him."
- Charles Kendall Adams
(Related: Success)

"There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause."
- George Matthew Adams
(Related: Successful, Applause, Care, Encouragement, Famous, Man, May, Woman)

"But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Peace, Irish, Republicans)

"Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil.'"
- Joey Adams
(Related: Work, Success, Oil)

"Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us."
- Maude Adams
(Related: Successful, Day, Succeed)

"Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success."
- Maude Adams
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen."
- Phillip Adams
(Related: Success)

"Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Success, Successful, Failure, Goal)

"Why do I need succession planning? I'm very alert, I'm very vibrant. I have no intention to retire."
- Sheldon Adelson
(Related: Intention, Planning)

"One is never ready for success. It consecrates and looses you at the same time."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Time, Success)

"No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Experience, Success, Failure, Cause)

"Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Success, Mother, Obedience, Safety)

"The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted."
- Aesop
(Related: Imagination, Success, Act, Kindness)

"People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Success, People, Losing)

"We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child."
- James Agee
(Related: Time, Now, Summer, Talking)

"Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was."
- Jenny Agutter
(Related: Successful, Being, Company, Film, Talk)

"And I think that when I finally decided to let go and let God and allow that to happen, I became a lot more successful than I could have done if I had planned it all myself."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: God, Successful)

"And I don't think that success can be measured by how many TV shows you're on."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Success)

"I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent, you must work hard - to be lucky is a good thing - but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: Success, Time, Work, Football, Want, Will)

"Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Success)

"We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Heaven)

"Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success."
- Louisa May Alcott
(Related: Age, Life, Success, Time, Work, Day, Old, Play, Will, Worth, Youth)

"Poetry is a succession of questions which the poet constantly poses."
- Vicente Aleixandre
(Related: Poetry, Questions)

"The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Successful, Country, Example, Military, Mission, Training, Will, Zone)

"An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match."
- Fred Allen
(Related: Life, Success, Actor, Popularity)

"The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom."
- James Allen
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Success, Influence, Jewels, Man, Mind)

"The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it."
- James Allen
(Related: Nature, Man, Meditation, Practice, Will)

"For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?"
- James Allen
(Related: Success, Now)

"At the same time, the Reagan Administration assured that the main elements of policymaking were in the hands of competent loyalists, thus assuring a successful launch and a highly successful first year."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Time, Successful, First)

"The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Policy, Successful, Democrats, National security)

"The choice of personnel, perhaps the most important choice (because 'people are policy'), never proceeds according to plan, but there have been some successful transitions that upheld high standards."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Policy, Successful, Choice)

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Funny, Successful, Eye, Information, Journalism, Needs, Service)

"Seventy percent of success in life is showing up."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Success)

"Eighty percent of success is showing up."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Success)

"Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Success, Talent, Ability)

"People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Men, Success, People, Ability, Succeed)

"Some artists claim praise is irrelevant in measuring the success of art, but I think it's quite relevant. Besides, it makes me feel great."
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Related: Success, Art, Artists, Praise)

"After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception."
- Pedro Almodovar
(Related: Success, Mother, Perception, Awards)

"Look at misfortune the same way you look at success - Don't Panic! Do you best and forget the consequences."
- Walt Alston
(Related: Success, Consequences, Forget, Misfortune)

"For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Successful, Conviction, Discontent, Revolution, Rights, Importance, Justice, Necessity)

"The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Successful, Being, English, Writer)

"Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Success, Future)

"I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Change, Successful, Clarity, Meaning, Order, Stability, Stress)

"The first stage in a technology's advance is that it'll fall below a critical price. After it falls below a critical price, it will tend, if it's successful, to rise above a critical mass, a penetration."
- Chris Anderson
(Related: Technology, Successful, First, Will)

"You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers."
- Clive Anderson
(Related: Successful, Famous)

"If I could go back in time and tell my younger self that eventually that I'd become very successful writing Dune books after Frank Herbert's death, I would have laughed myself silly, I think, at how strange that prospect would be."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Time, Death, Successful, Books, Self, Silly, Writing)

"I think that somebody with the resources and innovation and the idea is going to come out of nowhere and come up with a successful space travel program."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Travel, Idea, Successful, Innovation, Space)

"My greatest enemy is reality. I have fought it successfully for thirty years."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Enemy, Reality, Years)

"Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer - my father and his brother both became professors."
- Philip Warren Anderson
(Related: Father, Brother)

"Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Success, Limits)

"Baseball is a simple game. If you have good players and if you keep them in the right frame of mind then the manager is a success."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: Success, Manager, Baseball, Mind, Right)

"This bikini made me a success."
- Ursula Andress
(Related: Success)

"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek."
- Mario Andretti
(Related: Success, Motivation, Determination, Goal, Commitment, Desire, Excellence, Key, Pursuit, Will)

"And finally I begin to have such a success in my examinations that I found myself in a career you see."
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Related: Success, Career)

"My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Success, Son, Being)

"I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and have a family. Women are nearly always seen as victims."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Women, Family, Successful, Drama, Victims)

"However successful you are, there is no substitute for a close relationship. We all need them."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Successful)

"The quick success was a bit strange to get used to."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Success, Quick)

"Success in war underpins the claims to greatness of many presidents."
- R. W. Apple, Jr.
(Related: Success, War, Greatness)

"Whenever you analyse anyone who has had any success and they're in the headlines, you will find they are human and make mistakes. I'm certainly that and I've made a lot of mistakes."
- Jeffrey Archer
(Related: Success, Mistakes, Will)

"Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Successful, Freedom, Man, Necessity)

"Islam is a religion of success. Unlike Christianity, which has as its main image, in the west at least, a man dying in a devastating, disgraceful, helpless death."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Death, Religion, Success, Christianity, Islam, Dying, Man)

"Mohammed was not an apparent failure. He was a dazzling success, politically as well as spiritually, and Islam went from strength to strength to strength."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Success, Failure, Strength, Islam)

"I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Successful)

"The success of I Love Lucy is something that happens only once in a lifetime, if you are fortunate enough to have it happen at all."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Love, Success)

"Entropy theory, on the other hand, is not concerned with the probability of succession in a series of items but with the overall distribution of kinds of items in a given arrangement."
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Related: Theory)

"I sow; my successor reaps. This is the majesty of democracy."
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Related: Democracy)

"PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Success, Victory, Animals, Fight, Kindness, Respect, Will, World)

"Honesty is the cornerstone of all success, without which confidence and ability to perform shall cease to exist."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Success, Honesty, Ability, Confidence)

"People fall forward to success."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Success, People)

"One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Success, Key, Preparation, Self)

"Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome."
- Arthur Ashe
(Related: Success, Journey)

"As we've gotten more successful, there's a gap between the speed of our publishing pipeline and the speed of our receiving submissions pipeline. Our pipeline of leaks has been increasing exponentially as our profile rises, and our ability to publish is increasing linearly."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Successful, Ability, Publishing)

"The whole of the hydrogen on the earth might be transformed at once and the success of the experiment published at large to the universe as a new star."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: Success, Earth, Universe)

"The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you."
- Nancy Astor
(Related: Success, People)

"A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that."
- Chet Atkins
(Related: Success, Formula)

"Many individuals are doing what they can. But real success can only come if there is a change in our societies and in our economics and in our politics."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Change, Politics, Success, Economics)

"I'd rather have huge success and huge failures than travel in the middle of the road."
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Related: Success, Travel, Road)

"If I can procure three hundred good substantial names of persons, or bodies, or institutions, I cannot fail to do well for my family, although I must abandon my life to its success, and undergo many sad perplexities and perhaps never see again my own beloved America."
- John James Audubon
(Related: Life, Family, Success, America, Names)

"There are many highly successful businesses in the United States. There are also many highly paid executives. The policy is not to intermingle the two."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Policy, Successful, states, United)

"With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away."
- Francis Aungier
(Related: Success, Feeling, Nothing)

"Forward, as occasion offers. Never look round to see whether any shall note it... Be satisfied with success in even the smallest matter, and think that even such a result is no trifle."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Success, Result, Trifle)

"Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Life, Quick)

"Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Education, Success, Country, Key)

"Mozart often wrote to his family that certain variations or sections of pieces were so successful that they had to be encored immediately, even without waiting for the entire piece to end."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Family, Successful, End, Waiting)

"Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property."
- Roy Ayers
(Related: Success, People, Buying, Friends, Popularity, Property, Talk)

"But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Leadership, Success, Opportunity, Development, Achievement, Survival, Luck, Nation)

"The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it."
- Roger Babson
(Related: Successful, Chance, Man)

"Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final."
- Roger Babson
(Related: Success, Failure, Mind)

"It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final."
- Roger Babson
(Related: Success, Failure, Mind)

"Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America's future success."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Success, Ability, America, Children, Future, Will)

"Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Success, Practice)

"You take all the things that frighten you, and when you can get them to work for you all of sudden people are calling you a success."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Success, Work, People)

"When you get successful, you can do pretty much whatever you want."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Successful, Pretty, Want)

"Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success."
- Jim Backus
(Related: Success, Wife, First, Man)

"If you're an actor, even a successful one, you're still waiting for the phone to ring."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Successful, Actor, Waiting)

"Success in training the boy depends largely on the Scoutmaster's own personal example."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Success, Example, Training)

"The successful pilots succeeded because they did not open fire until they were close to the target."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Successful, Fire, Open)

"The government never does anything successfully."
- Michael Badnarik
(Related: Government)

"I planned my success. I knew it was going to happen."
- Erykah Badu
(Related: Success)

"Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Government, Success, Excellence)

"I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job."
- Donovan Bailey
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Gifts, Job, Want)

"We accept it because we have seen the vision. We know that we cannot reap the harvest, but we hope that we may so well prepare the land and so diligently sow the seed that our successors may gather the ripened grain."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Hope, Vision, Harvest, Land, May)

"Pairs skating and singles are two different things. Although some skaters have achieved this successfully, it is a very difficult transition. You're looking at double work."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Work)

"Socialists make the mistake of confusing individual worth with success. They believe you cannot allow people to succeed in case those who fail feel worthless."
- Kenneth Baker
(Related: Success, Mistake, People, Succeed, Worth)

"I am a one success man."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Success, Man)

"I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Time, Success, Failure, Disappointment, Rest)

"Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings; it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Faith, Success, Liberty, Reason, Will)

"My dad was the baby. When he was born they were already successful. They sent him to business school - he probably would have loved to have been a poet or a writer or something, and he was very creative."
- Bob Balaban
(Related: Business, Dad, Successful, Baby, School, Writer)

"Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Success, Ideas, Failure, Balance, Compromise, Consciousness, Feeling, Rivalry)

"A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Life, Mother, Now)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"Protect your health. Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness."
- Harry F. Banks
(Related: Happiness, Success, Health)

"It's the thing that you do well that brings you to prominence. The very thing that brings you to success can also be like a curse, because then people think that's all you can do."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Success, People)

"I was now successful in proving that a direction of movement is localized in the cerebellum."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Successful, Direction, Now)

"Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Work, Successful, Character, Cartoons, Hard work)

"There are things that I would say that you could call an instant of time; or better, a now. As we live we seem to move through a succession of instants of time, nows, and the question is, what are they? There are where everything in the universe is at this moment, now."
- Julian Barbour
(Related: Time, Now, Question, Universe)

"The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Successful, Future, Past, Prophecy, Visions, Will)

"Your successful past will block your visions of the future."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Successful, Future, Past, Visions, Will)

"The ability of our people to think quickly and create great products in this whole new world of Internet open standards is not only essential to our success but is also one of the things that impresses me most about Netscape."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Success, People, Ability, Internet, Open, World)

"We help people to begin truly healthful diets, and it is absolutely wonderful to see, not only their success, but also their delight at their ability to break old habits and feel really healthy for a change."
- Neal Barnard
(Related: Change, Success, People, Ability, Delight, Habits, Help, Old)

"I loved Australia. I was very successful there."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Successful)

"I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Success, Power, Fame, Fortune, Friends, Job, Want)

"For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros."
- Ethel Barrymore
(Related: Success, Grace, Memory)

"I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Success, Work, Hard work)

"I've always just worked and tried to do as good a job as possible so that the people who are watching me took notice. That's what's helped me be successful today."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: People, Successful, Job, Today)

"Many a man who pays rent all his life owns his own home; and many a family has successfully saved for a home only to find itself at last with nothing but a house."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Family, Home, Life, Man, Nothing)

"Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand."
- Bruce Barton
(Related: Men, Talent, Opportunity, Successful)

"Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: People, Successful, Listening, Talking)

"During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Character, Ability, Years)

"Every ballet, whether or not successful artistically or with the public, has given me something important."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Successful, Ballet, Public)

"Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone."
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Related: Success, Power, God, Victory)

"These children should be enrolled in Independent Living programs designed by state and local governments to prepare them to enter the workplace, or attend college, and successfully manage their lives."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: Children, College, Living, State)

"I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough."
- Shirley Bassey
(Related: Men, Successful, Want, Woman)

"It's hard for a man to live with a successful woman - they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women."
- Shirley Bassey
(Related: Men, Success, Women, Successful, Man, Woman)

"A woman who is loved always has success."
- Vicki Baum
(Related: Success, Woman)

"Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole."
- Vicki Baum
(Related: Success, Fame, Loneliness, Lonely)

"Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole."
- Vicki Baum
(Related: Success, Lonely)

"In a sense, a hit belongs to the person who made it popular, but if a tune is good enough to attain tremendous success, then it certainly deserves more than one version, one treatment, one approach."
- Les Baxter
(Related: Success, Popular, Sense, Treatment)

"I go out there to win. People don't care if you die in this business. The only way I get back is with success."
- Michael Bay
(Related: Success, Business, People, Care)

"Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

"We should be proud of liberating the 26 million people in Iraq and should remember that this is why it is important to stick it out to it's successful conclusion."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: People, Successful, Iraq)

"Married couples who work together to build and maintain a business assume broad responsibilities. Not only is their work important to our local and national economies, but their success is central to the well-being of their families."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Success, Work)

"You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what you're doing is work or play."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Success, Work, Play)

"And the success of the union movement, historically, has always been to benefit all working men and women - not just people who belong to the union."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Men, Success, Women, People)

"When did it become a problem to be a small businessman and become successful? The small businessman - like my father, or like me?"
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Father, Successful)

"Without failure there is no sweetness in success. There's no understanding of it."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Success, Failure, Sweetness, Understanding)

"No one is guaranteed happiness. You can pursue it, but if you happen to find success along the way on that road to happiness, Conservatives believe you should not be demonized or penalized for it."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: Success, Happiness, Road)

"At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone, particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Success, Positive, Anticipation, World)

"Everybody likes the underdog, because everybody feels like the underdog. No matter how successful you are, you always think, No one's being nice enough to me!"
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Successful, Being)

"It's what everyone is after, I mean they want success and when they get it it's an incredible pressure but what you have to do is try to keep the big picture in view."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Success, Pressure, Want)

"The first year with the success that we had and let me point out that the time frame changes depending on which decade you look at it. In the seventies acts were kind of expected to do an album a year. If you look at the Beatles they were doing three a year."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Success, Time, First)

"The ability to convert ideas to things is the secret of outward success."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Success, Ideas, Ability)

"Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Business, Morality, Successful, Man)

"To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Nature, Successful, Man, Practice, Profession, Study)

"It is not the going out of port, but the coming in, that determines the success of a voyage."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Success)

"Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Disappointments)

"Success is full of promise till one gets it, and then it seems like a nest from which the bird has flown."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Success, Promise)

"There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Success, Failure)

"When one guy undermines the other, it only causes trouble, and the team isn't successful. It's very important for both of us to accept our role and help the team. One guy can get hot, and if that's Alex, I'll support him and help any way I can."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Successful, Causes, Help, Support, Trouble)

"It takes two guys on a team to do very well in the end and be successful."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Successful, End)

"I think everybody has to be better, right from me out. Everybody has to step up their games for us to be successful here. I've been lucky to be on some good teams over the years and that's what it takes, everybody contributing night after night."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Successful, Games, Night, Right, Years)

"The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Men, Success, Successful, End, Result)

"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Success, Key, Preparation)

"If you want to have great success, you'd better give them what they want, but so be it."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Success, Want)

"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
(Related: Success, Time, Health, Failure, Anticipation, Hollywood, Sickness)

"It's not people who resent successful people; it's resentful people who resent successful people."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: People, Successful)

"Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Achievement, Control, Chance)

"Success is not in what you have, but who you are."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success)

"When it comes to success, there are no shortcuts."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success)

"The concept of the "good ol' days" must be one of our society's biggest delusions, top reasons for depression, as well as most often used excuse for lack of success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Society, Depression)

"Success is about enjoying what you have and where you are, while pursuing achievable goals."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Goals)

"Frustration, although quite painful at times, is a very positive and essential part of success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Positive, Frustration)

"An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Blame, Effort, Journey)

"A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Success, Nothing, Pursuit, Rejection)

"Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Money, Success, Wealth)

"A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control."
- Robert Foster Bennett
(Related: Health, Success, Control, Desire, Mental health)

"You really have to work hard and apply yourself and by applying yourself and working hard and being diligent, you can achieve success."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Success, Work, Being)

"Everyone else trains just as hard as well and that there really is no such a thing as overnight success."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Success)

"To be ready to fail is to be prepared for success."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Success)

"Wal-Mart's success strategies and tactics are easy to understand yet hard to duplicate."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: Success)

"I don't want to lose myself in football and that's what a coach has to do to be successful."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Successful, Coach, Football, Want)

"I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside."
- Ingrid Bergman
(Related: Success, Day, Security, Tears)

"In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude, which our eye perceives, which art reproduces, and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Art, Attitude, Eye, Man)

"The toughest thing about success is that you've got to keep on being a success."
- Irving Berlin
(Related: Success, Being)

"The present aristocracy of western culture, at the moment when it most clearly dominates the world, is being imitated rapidly and successfully in every eastern country."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Aristocracy, Being, Country, Culture, Present, World)

"There are so few women in general who aren't completely threatened and confused by other women's success. It's very disappointing."
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: Women, Success)

"Permanent success cannot be achieved except by incessant intellectual labour, always inspired by the ideal."
- Sarah Bernhardt
(Related: Success)

"Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction."
- Al Bernstein
(Related: Success, Direction, Result, Right)

"One of the things that happens in the business is that success is a very strange thing in that if you are involved in something very successful the next person wants you to repeat it."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Business, Success, Successful)

"Because success is such a weasel word anyway, it's such a horribly American word, and it's such a vamp and, I think it's a death trap."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Death, Success, American, Word)

"It is true I had been successful on a small scale in overcoming one of the main difficulties in the new process, but there was still much to invent, and much that at that period I necessarily knew nothing about."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Successful, Difficulties, Nothing, Overcoming)

"Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Success, Perseverance, Virtue, Mediocrity)

"Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Success, Sin)

"But once I went for it, left my inhibitions aside and saw its eventual success, it made me much more comfortable and eager THIS time around to take it to a whole new level."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Time, Success)

"We make films that we ourselves would want to see and then hope that other people would want to see it. If you try to analyze audiences or think there's some sophisticated recipe for success, then I think you are doomed. You're making it too complicated."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Success, People, Hope, Audiences, Want)

"Our Constitution was not written in the sands to be washed away by each wave of new judges blown in by each successive political wind."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Constitution, Judges, Wind)

"Take male strategies for success in the world. If you've got all the advantages, if you're attractive and clever and all of that, you will generally go for very high quality females."
- Susan Blackmore
(Related: Success, Quality, Will, World)

"A woman finds the natural lay of the land almost unconsciously; and not feeling it incumbent on her to be guide and philosopher to any successor, she takes little pains to mark the route by which she is making her ascent."
- Alice Stone Blackwell
(Related: Feeling, Land, Woman)

"What we do is not going to be successful unless our members care about it."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Successful, Care)

"A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Business, Strategy, Successful, Development, Economy, Focus, Needs, Today)

"I never could have achieved the success that I have without setting physical activity and health goals."
- Bonnie Blair
(Related: Health, Success, Goals)

"Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Failure, Goal, Caution, Inaction, Risk)

"The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority."
- Ken Blanchard
(Related: Leadership, Successful, Authority, Influence, Key, Today)

"I think people often confuse success with fame and stardom."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Success, People, Fame)

"I always considered myself very successful even before the success of Secrets and Lies."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Success, Successful, Lies, Secrets)

"Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Success, Idea, Children, Competence, Fathers, Mothers)

"I take it that a successful therapy is an oxymoron."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Successful, Therapy)

"Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Success, Failure, Disaster)

"You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Success, Belief, Country, President, Succeed)

"But while success and failure depend on conditions, the mind neither waxes nor wanes."
- Bodhidharma
(Related: Success, Failure, Mind)

"Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: Success, Day, Mind)

"Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: Success)

"In my opinion, fun is what makes advertising successful."
- Leo Bogart
(Related: Successful, Advertising, Fun, Opinion)

"The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply."
- Leo Bogart
(Related: Success, Idea, Advertising, Myth)

"The development of our human resources is an area in which we need to do well as it is decisive in determining the success of our diversification programme."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Success, Development)

"A lot of my success comes from black music. It's something I'm very proud of."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Success, Music)

"Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Success, Fame)

"If you wish to be a success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Success, Nothing, Promise, World)

"I am the successor, not of Louis XVI, but of Charlemagne."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
"Success made me self-sufficient, but it also took away my anonymity. I'm just this quiet nobody, and all of a sudden people are nervous around me. That was kind of weird."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Success, People, Quiet, Self)

"To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Successful, Growth)

"What is qualified? What have I been qualified for in my life? I haven't been qualified to be a mayor. I'm not qualified to be a songwriter. I'm not qualified to be a TV producer. I'm not qualified to be a successful businessman. And so, I don't know what qualified means."
- Sonny Bono
(Related: Life, Successful)

"The key to accepting responsibility for your life is to accept the fact that your choices, every one of them, are leading you inexorably to either success or failure, however you define those terms."
- Neal Boortz
(Related: Life, Success, Failure, Choices, Fact, Key, Leading, Responsibility)

"If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success."
- Max Born
(Related: Success, God, Intellect, Order, World)

"Happy Days was about a family... although the show was shot in the 70s, it was about a family in the 50s. I realized that kids were watching their parents grow up and the parents were watching themselves grow up. That was the key to the success of our show."
- Tom Bosley
(Related: Family, Success, Key, Kids, Parents)

"As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Power, Success, Ability, Innovation, Nation, Production, World)

"Our success in this matter is important to all Americans. Whether you are in the forest land business or just enjoy the shade of a majestic oak gracing your lawn, we all have an interest in this important issue."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Business, Success, Americans, Interest, Land, Oak)

"The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)

"The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed."
- Nelson Boswell
(Related: Success, Feeling, First, Succeed)

"To win in Australia, for me, has to be the ultimate success because the Aussies live for sport."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Success)

"Pick up any newspaper or magazine, open the TV, and you'll be bombarded with suggestions of how to have a successful life. Some of these suggestions are deeply unhelpful to our own projects and priorities - and we should take care."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Life, Successful, Care, Open, Priorities, Projects)

"I passionately believe that's it's not just what you say that counts, it's also how you say it - that the success of your argument critically depends on your manner of presenting it."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Success, Argument)

"The musicians are really on board, they're doing a great job together. There is some kind of a good chemistry, I would say affectionate chemistry and it's a huge promise of success."
- Lucien Bouchard
(Related: Success, Job, Musicians, Promise)

"The most successful ideological effects are those which have no need for words, and ask no more than complicitous silence."
- Pierre Bourdieu
(Related: Successful, Silence, Words)

"The reason I'm travelling so much is because of reasons that weren't completely planned. Several of the shows became successful and were invited to go to other places and they've all happened at similar times."
- Matthew Bourne
(Related: Successful, Reason)

"In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Love, Successful, Ambition, Merit)

"Leadership is the key to 99 percent of all successful efforts."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Leadership, Successful, Key)

"And I don't believe that women can successfully have it all. I really don't."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Women)

"You know, the bigger you get and the more success you have, the more people you can fill your house with to tell you how great you are. You can do that."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Success, People)

"Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in."
- Bill Bradley
(Related: Success, Ambition, Persistence)

"You know, I think I still have a sense that no matter what you do, no matter what you achieve, no matter how much success you have, no matter how much money you have, relationships are important."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Money, Success, Relationships, Sense)

"As to my success here I cannot say much as yet: the Indians seem generally kind, and well-disposed towards me, and are mostly very attentive to my instructions, and seem willing to be taught further."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Success)

"My definition of success is control."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Success, Control)

"To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail."
- Dorthea Brande
(Related: Success, Act)

"By going over your day in imagination before you begin it, you can begin acting successfully at any moment."
- Dorthea Brande
(Related: Imagination, Acting, Day)

"All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success."
- Dorthea Brande
(Related: Success, Failure, Act, Formula, Frustration, Right)

"Well, I think that there's a very thin dividing line between success and failure. And I think if you start a business without financial backing, you're likely to go the wrong side of that dividing line."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Business, Success, Failure, Financial, Wrong)

"Grammys, American Music Awards, successful albums, I'd pick my kids any day over any of it."
- Toni Braxton
(Related: Music, Successful, American, Awards, Day, Kids)

"Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Success, Struggle)

"Why be a man when you can be a success?"
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: Success, Man)

"I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Success, People, Courage, Democracy, Months, Patience)

"Entrepreneurs with disabilities are overwhelmingly successful."
- David Brenner
(Related: Successful, Entrepreneurs)

"No matter how well you do, no matter how successful you are, they're always going to criticize you."
- Todd Bridges
(Related: Successful)

"I think that you have to do everything you can do to empower girls when they are young, from their education, to their successful independence, to their sexual self-knowledge."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Education, Successful, Independence, Girls, Self)

"Hey, nothing grows to the sky. There will be a successor movement. Right now it's nascent."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Nothing, Now, Right, Sky, Will)

"Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical and ultimately making a big difference in the world."
- Sergey Brin
(Related: Successful, Being, Difference, Want, World)

"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."
- David Brinkley
(Related: Successful, Man)

"You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires."
- Claude M. Bristol
(Related: Successful, Ideas, Achievement)

"Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement."
- Claude M. Bristol
(Related: Success, Thought, Achievement, Wealth, Gain, Inventions)

"If you're successful in what you do over a period of time, you'll start approaching records, but that's not what you're playing for. You're playing to challenge and be challenged."
- Lou Brock
(Related: Time, Successful, Challenge)

"Men judge us by the success of our efforts. God looks at the efforts themselves."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Men, Success, God)

"We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Equality, Success, Corporations, Income, Labor, State, Taxes, Will)

"The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Happiness, Life, Truth, Belief, Income, Value)

"The more control you have over your life, the more responsible you feel for your own success - or failure."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Success, Life, Control, Failure)

"The system that enables the most people to earn the most success is free enterprise, by matching up people's skills, interests, and abilities. In contrast, redistribution simply spreads money around. Even worse, it attenuates the ability to earn success by perverting economic incentives."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Money, Success, People, Ability, Contrast)

"The man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man."
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Related: Successful, Courage, Man)

"The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Success, Failure)

"A strong, positive self-image is the best possible preparation for success."
- Joyce Brothers
(Related: Success, Positive, Preparation, Self)

"My college degree was in theater. But the real reason, if I have any success in that milieu, so to speak, is because I spent a lot of years directing, I spent a lot of years behind the camera."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Success, College, Reason, Theater, Years)

"Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years."
- Bob Brown
(Related: Successful, Man, Years)

"My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense."
- Helen Gurley Brown
(Related: Intelligence, Success, Common sense)

"Nearly every glamorous, wealthy, successful career woman you might envy now started out as some kind of schlep."
- Helen Gurley Brown
(Related: Successful, Career, Envy, Now, Woman)

"I don't just want to be successful I want to have fun."
- Julie Brown
(Related: Successful, Fun, Want)

"The most important issue for the killer is the ability to get a victim easily and successfully."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Ability)

"All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Victims, Want)

"Every action is either strong or weak, and when every action is strong we are successful."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Successful, Action)

"The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen."
- Sarah Brown
(Related: Success)

"We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Success, Comfort, Fame)

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Happiness, Success, Want)

"A minute's success pays the failure of years."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Success, Failure, Years)

"If the EU and the US can cooperate successfully on regulating financial markets, everyone else will follow."
- John Bruton
(Related: Financial, Will)

"The European Union is the world's most successful invention for advancing peace."
- John Bruton
(Related: Peace, Successful, Invention, World)

"The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Fear, Successful, Self)

"I want to make sure I don't interfere with the success of that team next year. I don't see any way I could go to practice like most of 'em do, and not hurt the team. I'd go nuts if I tried doing that."
- Bear Bryant
(Related: Success, Hurt, Practice, Want)

"There's a lot of blood, sweat, and guts between dreams and success."
- Paul Bryant
(Related: Dreams, Success, Blood)

"When you become successful on the level that Fleetwood Mac did, it gives you financial freedom, which should allow you to follow your impulses. But oddly enough, they become much harder to follow."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Successful, Financial, Freedom, Impulses)

"Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Humor, Success, Creativity, Luck)

"Yeah, I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

"I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

"Tears are sometimes an inappropriate response to death. When a life has been lived completely honestly, completely successfully, or just completely, the correct response to death's perfect punctuation mark is a smile."
- Julie Burchill
(Related: Life, Death, Smile, Tears)

"The case of the Seminoles constitutes at present the only exception to the successful efforts of the Government to remove the Indians to the homes assigned them west of the Mississippi."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Successful, Present)

"On receiving from the people the sacred trust twice confided on my illustrious predecessor, and which he has discharged so faithfully and so well, I know that I can not expect to perform the arduous task with equal ability and success."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Success, Trust, People, Ability)

"My son gave me the permission to accept my success."
- Gary Burghoff
(Related: Success, Son)

"We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures."
- James E. Burke
(Related: Successful, Company)

"Today, there are more opportunities for writers in terms of access to larger success, but it's more difficult to publish a literary novel in the lower ranges. In other words, you almost have to hit a home run. You can hit a triple, maybe, but nobody's interested in a single."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Home, Success, Literary, Today, Words, Writers)

"There is no such thing as a permanent advertising success."
- Leo Burnett
(Related: Success, Advertising)

"I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate."
- George Burns
(Related: Love, Success, Failure, Hate)

"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
(Related: Love, Success, Failure, Hate)

"If you get through the primary and you work very hard for three months and you're not successful, you go back to being normal. The only thing that changes your life forever is if you win."
- Max Burns
(Related: Life, Work, Successful, Being, Months)

"Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Success, Family, People, Fact, Friends, Sight, Strangers, Will)

"I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Success, Failure, Hope, Ambition, Succeed, Washington)

"I told you I'm not going to criticize my successor. I'll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don't believe that persuasion isn't going to work. Therapy isn't going to cause terrorists to change their mind."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Change, Work, People, American, Cause, Mind, Persuasion, Therapy, Will)

"I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Selling, Country, Desire, Giving, Opinions, President, Public)

"I just didn't want to get out there anymore; I didn't want to get back into what I call 'the swamp.' And the other reason why is I don't think it's good for the presidency for a former president to be opining about his successor. President Obama's got plenty of critics - and I'm just not gonna be one."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Presidency, President, Reason, Want)

"One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life."
- Edward B. Butler
(Related: Life, Success, Enthusiasm, Man, Years)

"If I die prematurely I shall be saved from being bored to death at my own success."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Death, Success, Being)

"Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal."
- Charles Buxton
(Related: Experience, Success, Ability, Zeal)

"Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows."
- Charles Buxton
(Related: Success, Time, First)

"There are those who travel and those who are going somewhere. They are different and yet they are the same. The success has this over his rivals: He knows where he is going."
- Mark Caine
(Related: Success, Travel)

"There is nothing wrong in using people. The success never uses people except to their advantage."
- Mark Caine
(Related: Success, People, Nothing, Wrong)

"The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself."
- Mark Caine
(Related: Success, Environment, First)

"The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service."
- Mark Caine
(Related: Success, People, Successful, Man, Service)

"Success is important only to the extent that it puts one in a position to do more things one likes to do."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Success)

"Music - opera particularly - is a process which is endurable or successful only if it is achieved by people who love to collaborate."
- Sarah Caldwell
(Related: Love, Music, People, Successful, Opera)

"My literary success meant nothing to me."
- Taylor Caldwell
(Related: Success, Literary, Nothing)

"Even if you're improvising, the fact that beforehand you know certain things will work helps you make those improvisations successful. It really helps to have a certain amount of knowledge about musical structure."
- John Cale
(Related: Work, Knowledge, Successful, Fact, Will)

"Learn from your mistakes and build on your successes."
- John C. Calhoun
(Related: Mistakes)

"For each of us who appear to have had a successful experiment there are many to whom their own experiments seem barren and negative."
- Melvin Calvin
(Related: Successful, Negative)

"It's easy to measure success by the number of dollars spent or by the number of programs initiated, without having too much regard for what was bought and how useful it was to the people who need it - the war fighter and the analyst."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Success, War, People, Measure)

"From these inconsiderable attempts, some idea may be formed with what success, should Fortune afford an opportunity, I am likely to treat matters of greater importance."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Success, Idea, Opportunity, Fortune, Importance, May)

"I was experiencing all the success the entertainment industry has to offer, but I knew there had to be something more. It was sort of through that God prepared me to hear about His great plan."
- Kirk Cameron
(Related: Success, God, Entertainment)

"A lot of times, when a band finds success with a certain style or sound, they have a really hard time breaking away from that to grow as artists."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Success, Time, Artists, Sound, Style)

"No matter how much success you're having, you can't continue working together if you can't communicate."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Success)

"Your successes and happiness are forgiven you only if you generously consent to share them."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Happiness)

"Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Success, Day, Space)

"Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Success, Applause)

"It takes 20 years to make an overnight success."
- Eddie Cantor
(Related: Success, Years)

"Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most."
- Al Capp
(Related: Life, Success)

"The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island - innovation, reform, public service."
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Success, Innovation, Public, Reform, Service)

"Nothing's funny about someone who's successful."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Funny, Successful, Nothing)

"Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face."
- Drew Carey
(Related: People, Successful, Job, Trouble)

"Success in management and success in sport are derived from the same basic principles."
- Will Carling
(Related: Success, Management, Principles)

"This work is the result of a meeting of minds from two of the most successful men in their respective fields."
- Will Carling
(Related: Men, Work, Successful, Meeting, Result)

"I have gone from being a 21-year-old with wide eyes to a 24-year-old woman. With success comes a lot of responsibility and power."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Power, Success, Being, Eyes, Responsibility, Woman)

"A lot of people give in to those pressures and let others influence the process on their second albums because they want to achieve the success they had with their first again, but they don't know how to do it."
- Vanessa Carlton
(Related: Success, People, First, Influence, Want)

"There's clearly something to be said for success and following through on your commitments."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Success)

"Focused, hard work is the real key to success. Keep your eyes on the goal, and just keep taking the next step towards completing it. If you aren't sure which way to do something, do it both ways and see which works better."
- John Carmack
(Related: Work, Success, Goal, Eyes, Hard work, Key)

"There is a passion for perfection which you will rarely see fully developed; but you may note this fact, that in successful lives it is never wholly lacking."
- Bliss Carman
(Related: Successful, Fact, May, Passion, Perfection, Will)

"For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Successful, Community, Needs, Reform, Welfare)

"Although our war on drugs must be fortified with the best laws, enforcement efforts and resources, we would not be successful without your individual commitment to this cause."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: War, Successful, Cause, Commitment, Drugs, Laws)

"There is little success where there is little laughter."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Success, Laughter)

"Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!"
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Life, Success, Lies)

"Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Happiness, Success, Want)

"The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Successful, Man, Mistakes, Profit, Will)

"You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Success)

"Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Success, Failure, Discouragement)

"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Success, Quality, Enthusiasm, Persistence, Sense)

"Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Age, Business, Home, Men, Success, Adventure, Content, Mediocrity)

"Great success in examinations does naturally not as a rule go with originality of thought."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Success, Thought, Originality)

"It's kinda nice to be remembered by your peers and your fans, because you can achieve a lot of success and be a creep too! But we try to be nice, just normal people."
- Karen Carpenter
(Related: Success, People, Fans)

"Those who have always had faith in its final success can do no less than rejoice as if it was our own triumph after five years of daily struggle to impose Cuban music on the European continent."
- Alejo Carpentier
(Related: Faith, Music, Success, Struggle, Years)

"What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Success, People, Character, Care, Guilt, Want)

"I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Success, Care, Guilt, Want)

"My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Business, Success, Day)

"Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Success, Health, Peace, Job, Will)

"Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at the right time, unless you are ready. The most important question is: "Are your ready?""
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Success, Time, Talent, Being, Question, Right, Will)

"Nashville has a formula, and it works a lot of the time, but it wasn't right for me. They're afraid to step outside the box - even though, with me, my success came because I was outside of the box to begin with."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Success, Time, Formula, Right)

"But once you become successful, everyone has an idea of what you should do."
- Deana Carter
(Related: Idea, Successful)

"I think people are going to like my new shoes. I like them. I had a lot of success with the one last year, but this year's shoe is going to be a little different, but at the same time it's going to be a little spin-off on last year's shoe."
- Vince Carter
(Related: Success, Time, People)

"My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Success, Evil, World)

"One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself."
- James E. Casey
(Related: Success, Work, Building, Measure, Will)

"Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money."
- Johnny Cash
(Related: Money, Success, World, Worry)

"And I don't think that success is going to destroy me at this point in my life, like I used to think."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Success, Life)

"I've been able to go on and have a successful career on Broadway and certainly the last five years in Las Vegas have been amazing."
- David Cassidy
(Related: Successful, Career, Years)

"But all of this success came at the end of a long climb."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Success, End)

"The teachers were focused on helping these students. The students benefited from hands-on teaching and a faculty who cared about them and their success in life and soon the students began to believe in themselves and the reality that they could make something of their lives."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Life, Success, Reality, Students, Teachers, Teaching)

"They talk about the failure of socialism but where is the success of capitalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America?"
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Success, Failure, America, Capitalism, Socialism, Talk)

"Dear disgruntled artists: the key to success isn't kicking down the door; it's building your own."
- Brian Celio
(Related: Success, Building, Key)

"My wife - to-be and I went to see my father. Only he could answer the two questions before us: Shall we get married now? Shall I begin the practice of law, or continue being the successful wine salesman I had become, working my way through law school?"
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Father, Wife, Successful, Being, Law, Now, Practice, Questions, School, Wine)

"Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Nature, Artist)

"The Nationals tried hard to recover the lost ground. The final result, however, was the success of the Forest Citys by a score of 29 to 23 in a nine innings game, twice interrupted by rain."
- Henry Chadwick
(Related: Success, Rain, Result)

"I am a registered Democrat and two-time unsuccessful candidate for office."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: Office)

"My brother and I had a real love-hate relationship with my success. There was some bitterness there that I didn't understand until recently, but I told him that if I ever did a record I wanted him to play on it."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: Love, Success, Brother, Bitterness, Play)

"It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Art, Successful, Being, Fortune, Pursuit)

"Before you start some work, always ask yourself three questions - Why am I doing it, What the results might be and Will I be successful. Only when you think deeply and find satisfactory answers to these questions, go ahead."
- Chanakya
(Related: Work, Successful, Answers, Questions, Results, Will)

"Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Success, Failure)

"How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Happiness, Success)

"I'd sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch."
- Charlie Chaplin
(Related: Successful)

"The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much."
- Colin Chapman
(Related: Home, Marriage, Successful)

"Success breeds volume, and it's just amazing how many young writers, artists, and musicians there are in town."
- Steven Curtis Chapman
(Related: Success, Artists, Musicians, Writers)

"Hong Kong has created one of the most successful societies on Earth."
- Prince Charles
(Related: Successful, Earth)

"There are few successful adults who were not first successful children."
- Alexander Chase
(Related: Successful, Children, First)

"After the '96 Olympics, we all started believing that this is bigger than we thought, and we were willing to do the work. We knew that it was up to us, the players, to make soccer successful."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Work, Thought, Successful, Soccer)

"One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: God, Mistake)

"To judge between good or bad, between successful and unsuccessful would take the eye of a God."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: God, Successful, Eye)

"For the past few years, I was the more visible Asian performer, and I think it gave young girls a kind of role model showing it's possible to actually reach success doing movies."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Movies, Success, Girls, Past, Years)

"Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle: the more successful they are, the more money flows into their mutual fund. Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market averages or even to match their own past performance."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Money, Successful, Performance, Managers, Past)

"I have had success throughout the years. Some of the hard rock bands today don't have the history that I have."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: History, Success, Today, Years)

"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Success, Advice)

"Unless you are really grounded and have a true sense of reality, you can get lost in that and a lot of people do and that's why you see so many people with successful careers but with destructive lives."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: People, Successful, Careers, Reality, Sense)

"Transferring successfully to the next generation means producing work that's as good as or better than the work of the first generation that founded the agency."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Work, First)

"Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Successful, Belief, Building)

"The success of this album is very much in question. Who knows where it's going to go? My being a Spice Girl is no guarantee of anything, although I hope it'll benefit the sales."
- Melanie Chisholm
(Related: Success, Hope, Being, Question, Sales)

"Most successes are unhappy. That's why they are successes - they have to reassure themselves about themselves by achieving something that the world will notice."
- Agatha Christie
(Related: Will, World)

"I think the athletes respond well to me because I have been successful."
- Linford Christie
(Related: Successful, Athletes)

"The real secret of success is enthusiasm."
- Walter Chrysler
(Related: Success, Enthusiasm)

"A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others."
- Chin-Ning Chu
(Related: Dreams, Life, Successful, Understanding)

"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Success, Enthusiasm, Failure, Loss)

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Success, Courage, Failure)

"Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Success, Failure, Loss)

"My father said, If you want to do acting, you have to be successful, which is a silly thing to say."
- Diane Cilento
(Related: Father, Successful, Acting, Silly, Want)

"All great civilizations, in their early stages, are based on success in war."
- Kenneth Clark
(Related: Success, War)

"But no, had I been successful in my 20s I would have been just fine. But it is nice to defy the odds."
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Successful)

"I would have preferred to be successful here with a piece that cost me a huge amount of money and effort... rather than sending to Bohemia some ordinary works."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Money, Successful, Effort)

"A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Government, Success, Intelligence, Morality, People, Interest, Justice)

"I'm not a success, I'm a sensation."
- Van Cliburn
(Related: Success)

"The candidates we have in this campaign are... the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we've had since 1960. One of them will be successful."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Successful, Public, Service, Will)

"When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities - locally, nationally and globally - that share the characteristics of all successful communities."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Daughter, Successful, Hope, World)

"Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Success, Work, Democrats, Effort, Expectation, Iraq, Mission, Troops, Will)

"I confess that for fifteen years my efforts in education, and my hopes of success in establishing a system of national education, have always been associated with the idea of coupling the education of this country with the religious communities which exist."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Success, Idea, Country, Religious, Years)

"Finally, I do not believe that we should punish American families who have worked diligently to provide for themselves and want to pass along their success to their children and grandchildren."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Success, American, Children, Want)

"The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Art, Success, Artists, Fame, Reward)

"We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?"
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Success, Luck)

"I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike?"
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Success)

"My only regret is that I signed away the world rights and in America they've been far and away my most successful books, but I never saw a cent from any of it."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Successful, America, Books, Rights, Regret, World)

"Our success in Singapore was a Herculean effort by the whole team. Now I am determined to deliver on all we promised. I will be watching like a hawk."
- Sebastian Coe
(Related: Success, Effort, Now, Will)

"Behind every successful man you'll find a woman who has nothing to wear."
- Harold Coffin
(Related: Successful, Man, Nothing, Woman)

"It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that's out of the question."
- Arthur Cohn
(Related: Success, Nothing, Question)

"Success in crime always invites to worse deeds."
- Edward Coke
(Related: Success, Crime, Deeds)

"Successful people recognize crisis as a time for change - from lesser to greater, smaller to bigger."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Change, Time, People, Successful, Crisis)

"Did you know that they introduced the 15 percent flat tax on individual and corporate income in Iraq? Something that some politicians very much wanted to push in the United States without success but in Iraq they do it."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Success, Corporate, Tax, Income, Iraq, Politicians, states, United)

"When you're a plebeian you want success, and when you're successful you want to be a plebeian again."
- Paula Cole
(Related: Success, Successful, Want)

"I'm used to adversity and working really well in difficult situations. It was hard for me to accept the success."
- Paula Cole
(Related: Success, Adversity)

"And it just made me realize again because I have know it for some time, that you never get comfortable in this. No matter who you are. No matter who... how successful you are."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Time, Successful)

"Schools are successful only insofar as they reduce the dependence of a child's opportunities upon his social origins."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Successful, Dependence, Schools)

"That was the most exciting period, I think: at first, when you get the success on that really large scale."
- Phil Collen
(Related: Success, First)

"Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Success, Day)

"The first principle of success is desire - knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Success, Desire, First, Want)

"Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Success, Belief)

"I sang in the coffee houses of the country in the early '60s with no idea of success in terms of records or television. I just thought I was a storyteller. I didn't even think of myself as a singer."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Success, Thought, Idea, Coffee, Country, Houses, Television)

"I'm sorry that it was all so successful. I honestly didn't mean it to happen like that. It's hardly surprising that people grew to hate me."
- Phil Collins
(Related: People, Successful, Hate)

"The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Success, Ability, First)

"Constant success shows us but one side of the world; adversity brings out the reverse of the picture."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Success, Adversity, World)

"I have yet to have a successful outcome of sitting in a room with someone and trying to write a song. The way that I generally co-write is that someone else writes the music or part of the music."
- Shawn Colvin
(Related: Music, Successful, Song, Trying)

"The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse."
- George Combe
(Related: Success, Evening, Practice)

"People have always thought that I wasn't ambitious. They judged by appearances and were fooled. I was competitive. I wanted success and was willing to work for it."
- Perry Como
(Related: Success, Work, Thought, People)

"There's no question that Whale's movies are classics. They were wonderful, and successful."
- Bill Condon
(Related: Movies, Successful, Question)

"The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later."
- Confucius
(Related: Success, Difficulty, First, Interest, Man)

"Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure."
- Confucius
(Related: Success, Failure, Preparation)

"The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Life, Success, Existence, Harmony)

"You know, this whole thing about Ricky Martin, and how successful that young man is. He's 27, I was 29."
- Robert Conrad
(Related: Successful, Man, Martin)

"I never completed high school and I am very rich and very successful."
- Tre Cool
(Related: Successful, School)

"An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Success, Artist)

"When I prayed for success, I forgot to ask for sound sleep and good digestion."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Success, Sleep, Sound)

"To be successful be ahead of your time, but only a little."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Time, Successful)

"If success is a habit, it is a hard one to acquire."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Success, Habit)

"After my spectacular failures, I could not be satisfied with an ordinary success."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Success)

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Education, Talent, Genius, People, Determination, Nothing, Persistence, Will, World)

"If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Time, Success, Progress)

"Most Italians who came to this country are very patriotic. There was this exciting possibility that if you worked real hard, and you loved something, you could become successful."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Successful, Possibility, Country)

"It's ironic that at age 32, at probably the greatest moment of my career, with The Godfather having such an enormous success, I wasn't even aware of it, because I was somewhere else under the deadline again."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Age, Success, Career)

"I became quite successful very young, and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and I just worked so hard at it."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Successful)

"In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already."
- John Corbett
(Related: Successful, Being, Hollywood, Job, Leading, Man, Skin)

"For someone who's had the level of success I've had, there's been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Success, Work, Pretty)

"We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Happiness, Perfection, Sadness, Taste)

"We never taste a perfect joy; our happiest successes are mixed with sadness."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Joy, Sadness, Taste)

"I would like not only to have a successful band, but I want to have children, a home, and a husband. Two or three. Children, not husbands!!!"
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Home, HusbSuccessful, Children, Want)

"Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Success, War, Victory, Desire, Honor, Idols, Prosperity)

"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Success, Fear, Failure, Desire, Order, Succeed)

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Success, Failure, Key, Trying)

"Success comprises in itself the seeds of its own decline and sport is not spared by this law."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Success, Law)

"Production was what I always wanted to do, even when I was skating. I'm a bit of a sponge. When I was going around competing I was always asking, 'What does that light do?' If you want to be successful, you have to understand what people are doing around you."
- Robin Cousins
(Related: People, Successful, Light, Production, Want)

"Do your best when no one is looking. If you do that, then you can be successful in anything that you put your mind to."
- Bob Cousy
(Related: Successful, Mind)

"Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall."
- Stephen Covey
(Related: Leadership, Success, Management, Efficiency, Right)

"Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor."
- Noel Coward
(Related: Success)

"My proudest achievement has been the success of the shows and artists I have been involved with, because they were made in Britain."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Success, Achievement, Artists)

"Breast cancer deaths in America have been declining for more than a decade. Much of that success is due to early detection and better treatments for women. I strongly encourage women to get a mammogram."
- Larry Craig
(Related: Success, Women, America, Cancer)

"Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life."
- Michael Crawford
(Related: Life, Success, Failure, Beginning, Career)

"The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple: you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Successful, Disaster, Disasters, Formula)

"I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Life, Success)

"It's not a very secure industry. I've spoken to a couple of people recently who had a successful TV show and then found themselves absolutely skint and struggling to find a job."
- Mackenzie Crook
(Related: People, Successful, Job)

"Successful people breed success."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Success, People, Successful)

"When you become successful in any type of life, there are people who are not contributing to the motion."
- Tom Cruise
(Related: Life, People, Successful)

"It is a career that can be enhanced or destroyed by success."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Success, Career)

"You can't have any successes unless you can accept failure."
- George Cukor
(Related: Failure)

"There is no secret to success except hard work and getting something indefinable which we call 'the breaks.' In order for a writer to succeed, I suggest three things - read and write - and wait."
- Countee Cullen
(Related: Success, Work, Hard work, Order, Succeed, Writer)

"I don't talk about success. I don't know what it is. Wait until I'm dead."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: Success, Talk)

"Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober."
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Related: Life, Successful, Positive, Now, Result, Sense)

"Now I'm a painter. That was another opportunity I was able to pursue, I've been painting all my life, now it's become a second career because of my success in the movies."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Movies, Success, Life, Opportunity, Career, Now, Painting)

"The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office."
- John Cusack
(Related: Success, Money, Film, Office)

"Why has not anyone seen that fossils alone gave birth to a theory about the formation of the earth, that without them, no one would have ever dreamed that there were successive epochs in the formation of the globe."
- Georges Cuvier
(Related: Earth, Theory)

"I'm in the studio 24 hours a day. It's true that once you get a certain level of success, you become a target. Talk magazine should be ashamed of themselves."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Success, Day, Talk)

"In Hollywood, after you get a little success, the next thing you usually get is a divorce."
- Dan Dailey
(Related: Success, Divorce, Hollywood)

"You cannot learn anything from success, you only learn from failure."
- Jim Dale
(Related: Success, Failure)

"I was putting myself under enormous pressure to be successful."
- Kenny Dalglish
(Related: Successful, Pressure)

"The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Success, Jealousy)

"I don't like Tommy on Broadway at all. I like the music, I'm pleased with Pete's success but I don't like what they've done to it."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Success, Music)

"I think the Pistons have such a well rounded team, which is why they're so successful. All you have to do is look at the stats defensively and at their rebounding and scoring."
- Chuck Daly
(Related: Successful)

"The important thing is to get the right players on the team so Mike can be successful."
- Chuck Daly
(Related: Successful, Right)

"People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success."
- James Daly
(Related: Success, People)

"Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Success, Movies, People, Nothing)

"The world is apt to judge of everything by the success; and whoever has ill fortune will hardly be allowed a good name."
- William Dampier
(Related: Success, Fortune, Name, Will, World)

"I became very successful at a young age... I had lots of opportunities and lots of power and had no idea how to focus it."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Power, Age, Idea, Successful, Focus)

"No enterprise, small or large, public or private, can remain self-governing, let alone successful, so deeply in hock to others as we are about to be."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Successful, Public, Self)

"It really is impossible not to like him. His success was his failure."
- Arthur C. Danto
(Related: Success, Failure)

"I tried to write with someone else once before, but it was not successful."
- Paula Danziger
(Related: Successful)

"I held apostolic succession fully, and the channels of grace to be there only."
- John Nelson Darby
(Related: Grace)

"I'm more interested in enjoying my life and looking after my family than being hugely successful."
- James D'arcy
(Related: Family, Life, Successful, Being)

"Spend enough time around success and failure, and you learn a reverence for possibility."
- Dale Dauten
(Related: Success, Time, Failure, Possibility)

"I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Design, Successful, Communication, Project)

"Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Successful, Actors, Psychoanalysis)

"I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Success, Work, Goal, Eternity)

"Everyone wants immediate success, immediate celebrity, and that doesn't produce what used to be artists."
- Colin R. Davis
(Related: Success, Artists, Celebrity)

"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same."
- Colin R. Davis
(Related: Success, Failure, Road)

"Also, it was a cultural moment that wasn't being represented in terms of women who were successful and had choices they didn't have before. They needed a show that they can watch that they felt like represented them."
- Kristin Davis
(Related: Women, Successful, Being, Choices)

"I'm sure that Elvis was happy for me. I think he was the kind of guy that enjoyed other people's success, especially if he had something to do with it."
- Mac Davis
(Related: Success, People)

"At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Business, Time, People, Ability, Film, Living, Words)

"The one thing that scares me the most is failing. It scares me that one day I won't be at this level. But while I'm here and while I'm having success early, I'm trying to do everything to stay on this level."
- Terrell Davis
(Related: Success, Day, Trying)

"The road to success runs uphill."
- Willie Davis
(Related: Success, Road)

"The manic pursuit of success cost me everything I could love: my wife, my three children, some friends I would have liked to grow old with."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Success, Wife, Children, Friends, Old, Pursuit)

"The success of the Rat Pack or the Clan was due to the camaraderie, the three guys who work together and kid each other and love each other."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Love, Success, Work)

"Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Success, Being, Man)

"I have learned more from my mistakes than from my successes."
- Humphry Davy
(Related: Mistakes)

"Well the most successful of course was this Polypropylene chair."
- Robin Day
(Related: Successful)

"Then he took me off Jeannie and he gave me Millie the Model. That was a big break for me. It wasn't doing to well and somehow when I got on it became quite successful."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Successful)

"I hate last-minute shopping, it's always unsuccessful."
- Cat Deeley
(Related: Hate)

"So I try not to have any actual expectations for myself for any level of success or failure."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Success, Failure, Expectations)

"I'm very competitive, and my ego couldn't handle that lack of success."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Success, Ego)

"There are a lot of things that go into creating success. I don't like to do just the things I like to do. I like to do things that cause the company to succeed. I don't spend a lot of time doing my favorite activities."
- Michael Dell
(Related: Time, Success, Cause, Company, Favorite, Succeed)

"Mr. Brooks and I have been friends forever. He is in seventh heaven with his new success on Broadway."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Success, Brooks, Friends, Heaven)

"The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Living)

"Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is the one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That is dedication."
- Cecil B. DeMille
(Related: Success, Goal, Dedication, Ideals, Living)

"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry."
- Democritus
(Related: Life, Success, Battle, Children, Worry)

"You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Success, Work, People, Care, Film, Result, Want)

"Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job."
- Toi Derricotte
(Related: Experience, Money, Poetry, People, Successful, Values, Being, Care, Job, Opinions)

"I was almost kind of trapped by my own success into only doing rock."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Success)

"Because I was successful over the years, I never had the opportunity to do the stuff I really wanted."
- Rick Derringer
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Years)

"I'm going to keep making films I believe in. Whether I am successful or not is besides the point."
- Ajay Devgan
(Related: Successful)

"The road to success is filled with women pushing their husbands along."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Success, Women, Husbands, Road)

"Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes."
- John Dewey
(Related: Failure)

"There's people that figure if they hang out with you, all of a sudden they're going to be successes. I've had two or three stalkers in my life."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: Life, People)

"Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication."
- Michael Diamond
(Related: Success, Work, Dedication, Hard work, Years)

"I still need practice in enjoying the fruits of success."
- Neil Diamond
(Related: Success, Practice)

"I haven't deliberately set out to play the blonde bombshell in my movies. In fact, it's probably been quite the opposite. After the success of The Mask, I wasn't offered all that many blonde bombshell parts, to be honest. I think people believed from the beginning that I could actually walk and talk at the same time."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Success, Time, Movies, People, Beginning, Fact, Play, Talk)

"You cannot be this successful without having God on your side."
- Andy Dick
(Related: God, Successful)

"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Nature, Time, Progress, Grave, Night)

"Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Success, Succeed)

"When I first did 'The Fast and the Furious', I didn't want there to be a sequel on the first one. I thought, 'Why would you rush to do a sequel - just because your first film is successful?'"
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Thought, Successful, Film, First, Want)

"We in science are spoiled by the success of mathematics. Mathematics is the study of problems so simple that they have good solutions."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Science, Success, Mathematics, Problems, Study)

"Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Success, Failure, Elegance, Luxury)

"Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement."
- Ernest Dimnet
(Related: Life, Reward)

"I want to be more successful as a mother than I am in show business."
- Celine Dion
(Related: Business, Mother, Successful, Want)

"I do not like to repeat successes, I like to go on to other things."
- Walt Disney
"After guest appearances, I got the offer to do the show as the successor of Arthur Schwartz. It's so much fun."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Fun, Guest)

"Success is the child of audacity."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Success)

"One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Man)

"King Louis Philippe once said to me that he attributed the great success of the British nation in political life to their talking politics after dinner."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Politics, Success, Nation, Talking)

"Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Success, People, Failure, Perseverance)

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Man)

"The secret of success is constancy to purpose."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Success, Purpose, Constancy)

"The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Success, Opportunity)

"Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Successful, Man, Right)

"As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Life, Successful, Information, Man)

"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Money, Peace, Power, Success, Discipline, Rank)

"Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Success, Failure)

"How important has Phil Jackson been to the success of the Lakers? He's very important."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Success)

"Oprah is more than an institution. Oprah is a very special star in the firmament. I can't imagine a greater success than she's enjoyed."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Success)

"Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that humans belong to the same class of animals as cats and cows and raccoons. They're like the people who become successful and then don't want to be reminded of the old neighborhood."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: People, Idea, Successful, Animals, Cats, Class, Cows, Old, Want)

"I don't know many people, if any, who have had some straight line toward success. I mean, they start here, they work hard, they've got what it takes, and they just go straight to the top over some number of years. Most people get a little failure."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Work, Success, People, Failure, Years)

"And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success in what I want to do today comes from my mother's push to get me to read and to make something of myself from the standpoint of an education."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Education, Success, Mother, Today, Want)

"If the U.N. were to be successful in its efforts to control the Internet, countries where human rights records range from questionable to criminal could be put in charge of determining what is and is not allowed to appear online."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Successful, Control, Countries, Rights, Human rights, Internet)

"That's the danger of having too much success. You lose that magic, that feeling of not being in control, which I feel now, it's too controlled."
- Stephen Dorff
(Related: Success, Control, Being, Danger, Feeling, Magic, Now)

"Without imagination we can go nowhere. And imagination is not restricted to the arts. Every scientist I have met who has been a success has had to imagine."
- Rita Dove
(Related: Imagination, Success)

"Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success."
- Edward Dowden
(Related: Success, Failure, World)

"The single most important thing we can do today to ensure a strong, successful future for Wisconsin is invest in our kids early - because what we do now will determine what kind of state Wisconsin will be 10, 20, even 50 years from now."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Successful, Future, Kids, Now, State, Today, Will, Years)

"Nothing succeeds, they say, like success. And certainly nothing fails like failure."
- Margaret Drabble
(Related: Success, Failure, Nothing)

"Any long work in which poetry is persistent, be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession of separate poetic experiences governed into a related whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Work, Drama, Energy)

"Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success, critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got."
- Minnie Driver
(Related: Success, Dream, First, May, Singing)

"Because I have success, it doesn't mean I'm part of the mainstream. I'm still an outsider."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Success)

"Successful crimes alone are justified."
- John Dryden
(Related: Successful)

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year."
- John Foster Dulles
(Related: Success, Measure)

"Nothing succeeds like success."
- Alexandre Dumas
(Related: Success, Nothing)

"Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles."
- Faye Dunaway
(Related: Movies, Success, Budgets, Film, Hardware, Now)

"We had maybe the greatest success of any company that I know of in Paris, and after two or three years I wanted to do this same number that we did for PBS, so we did it and Paris had always considered us their darlings."
- Katherine Dunham
(Related: Success, Company, Paris, Years)

"I have no inflated ideas about success anyway."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Success, Ideas)

"So So Def has been one of the most successful and consistent labels in the game in the last 10 years."
- Jermaine Dupri
(Related: Successful, Years)

"Truth is, you make albums, and some of those songs are hits, and some of the greatest hits albums have songs that weren't hits. You have a career, the reason why we're still around 10 years is that we do have successful songs."
- Adam Duritz
(Related: Truth, Successful, Career, Reason, Songs, Years)

"It's a cyclical thing. When they make one, everyone loves them. Different genres come around in succession. People always welcome the western. It's America's genre."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: People, America)

"Successful people make money. It's not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Money, Success, People, Successful)

"Women will never be as successful as men because they have no wives to advise them."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Men, Women, Successful, Will, Wives)

"Success - it's what you do with what you've got."
- Leroy Van Dyke
(Related: Success)

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Money, Bed, Man, Night)

"A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Bed, Man, Night)

"A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Bed, Night)

"Enjoy failure and learn from it. You can never learn from success."
- James Dyson
(Related: Success, Failure)

"My own view of this, by the way, is, if the war on terrorism is successful over time, in its own way it's going to box Saddam in in a way that's going to make it much more difficult for him to maintain his power, and that he's going to become increasingly isolated. I think that's going to take time."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Time, War, Power, Successful, Terrorism)

"Ambition is the path to success, persistence is the vehicle you arrive in."
- William Eardley IV
(Related: Success, Ambition, Persistence)

"Ideas which have been developed simultaneously or in immediate succession in the same mind mutually reproduce each other, and do this with greater ease in the direction of the original succession and with a certainty proportional to the frequency with which they were together."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Ideas, Certainty, Direction, Mind)

"If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: People, Successful, Interest)

"You know, times change and the elements change along with it. The elements of success. And my son's very successful. He's doing very well. And I have a younger daughter who sings."
- Billy Eckstine
(Related: Change, Success, Daughter, Son, Successful)

"In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner."
- Umberto Eco
(Related: Success, Successful, Countries, Mythology, states, United)

"How success changes the opinion of men!"
- Maria Edgeworth
(Related: Success, Opinion)

"Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Success, Proof, Want)

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Success, People, Life)

"One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Money, Success, Work, Invention, Man, Pleasure, Reward, Value, World)

"I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Success, Work, Pleasure, Reward, World)

"The more facts you tell, the more you sell. An advertisement's chance for success invariably increases as the number of pertinent merchandise facts included in the advertisement increases."
- Charles Edwards
(Related: Success, Chance, Facts)

"To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Enthusiasm, Interest)

"Our assistance in Somalia has been remarkably effective and successful, and we have helped with very small resources - a large group of people and we can now do even more."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: People, Successful, Now)

"Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure."
- Edward Eggleston
(Related: Success, People, Failure, End)

"The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Life, Successful, Childhood, Worth)

"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Success, Value)

"The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Successful)

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Success, Man, Value)

"There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Successful, Court, Defiance, Rights)

"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Leadership, Success, Quality, Army, Football, Integrity, Office)

"We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant."
- Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Related: Beginning, Moments, World)

"A company that pays attention to the family unit is a successful company. We don't isolate the family. We don't make rides that say, 'Hey mom, dad, you go sit on the bench.'"
- Michael Eisner
(Related: Family, Dad, Mom, Successful, Attention, Company)

"Over time, the product we produce has been consistently successful here in America and around the world. Apparently, we are doing something right."
- Michael Eisner
(Related: Time, Successful, America, Right, World)

"I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed. That's the only way I can express it."
- Chiwetel Ejiofor
(Related: Success, Being, Feeling)

"So, it becomes an exercise in futility if you write something that does not express the film as the director wishes. It's still their ball game. It's their show. I think any successful composer learns how to dance around the director's impulses."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Dance, Successful, Exercise, Film, Impulses, Wishes)

"The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world."
- George Eliot
(Related: Success, Man, Profession, World)

"Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns."
- George Eliot
(Related: Soul, Earth)

"My writing, like everything I do, comes profoundly from my heart. I believe that if you follow your heart you will be successful in one way or another. Old-fashioned as that might sound, the philosophy is true."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Heart, Successful, Old, Philosophy, Sound, Will, Writing)

"And basically I always said when I was little that if I ever became successful or a celebrity, I would buy her this huge house and she would never have to work anymore. And I've done that. So I feel happy about doing that."
- Missy Elliot
(Related: Work, Successful, Celebrity)

"Fourth Law of Thermodynamics: If the probability of success is not almost one, then it is damn near zero."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Success, Law)

"It is on our failures that we base a new and different and better success."
- Havelock Ellis
(Related: Success)

"I have had all of the disadvantages required for success."
- Larry Ellison
(Related: Success)

"A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Growth, Friends, Man)

"One thing that success has taught me is censorship."
- Tracey Emin
(Related: Success, Censorship)

"It doesn't really matter if this movie's a success or not, because it's already out there."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Success)

"I had made a decision early on that we were going to do the right things and that if they worked we were going to be very successful. And if for some reason they didn't, all the claims and the protestations and the excuses wouldn't make any difference."
- John Engler
(Related: Successful, Decision, Difference, Excuses, Reason, Right)

"The Clean Michigan Initiative has been and continues to be a success."
- John Engler
(Related: Success)

"The writing of a melody is an emotional moment; success doesn't make it easy."
- Enya
(Related: Success, Writing)

"When making music I sink myself into the process as deeply as I can and forget all of the success."
- Enya
(Related: Music, Success, Forget)

"The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial; it was something very personal to me."
- Enya
(Related: Music, Success, Thought)

"Fame and success are very different things."
- Enya
(Related: Success, Fame)

"Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort."
- Epictetus
(Related: Success, Effort, Training)

"I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?"
- Omar Epps
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Preparation)

"Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Success, Folly, Fun, Party, Present, Woman)

"The great dream merchant Disney was a success because make-believe was what everyone seemed to need in a spiritually empty land."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Success, Dream, Disney, Land)

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Life, Success, Key, Spiritual)

"We're not the States of America; we're the United States of America. If states don't get what they need, we're not going to have a successful plan, period."
- Anna Eshoo
(Related: Successful, America, states, United)

"As an artist, you dream about accumulating enough successful music to someday do just one greatest-hits album, but to reach the point where you're releasing your second collection of hits is beyond belief."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Music, Dream, Successful, Belief, Artist)

"Fact is we went on to do other things. But we still wanted to do our success like rock'n'roll stars."
- Joe Eszterhas
(Related: Success, Fact, Stars)

"People see my current success but don't realize I've worked hard to get where I am. I used to clean garbage off the Philadelphia docks and put a lot of time into developing my music."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Music, Success, Time, People)

"Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom."
- Euripides
(Related: Success, Wisdom, Reputation)

"A successful artist of any kind has to work so hard that she is justified in refusing to lay down her sceptre until she is placed on the bier."
- Edith Evans
(Related: Work, Successful, Artist)

"I attribute my success to my mental approach to the game. I have always been a serious student of umpiring. I enjoy studying rules, situations, and positioning."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Success, Rules)

"You can take Elvis. You can take Marilyn Monroe. Success and fame will not be the answer if something inside of you is bothering you, if things in your mind aren't going right."
- Linda Evans
(Related: Success, Fame, Mind, Right, Will)

"I know all human beings will be successful. How do I know? They all die."
- Stephen Evans
(Related: Successful, Will)

"I am back in Los Angeles after a very successful run in Chicago as Billy Flynn."
- Greg Evigan
(Related: Successful, Chicago)

"Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it."
- Sam Ewing
(Related: Success, People, May)

"What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team."
- Benjamin F. Fairless
(Related: Love, Successful, Achievement, Career, Mind)

"This idea of trying to repeat a success doesn't interest me. It's only really done to make money."
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Related: Money, Success, Idea, Interest, Trying)

"If you're a musician or actor, you know that if you're successful, some level of fame goes along with that. You're prepared. But how often does that happen to a programmer?"
- Shawn Fanning
(Related: Successful, Actor, Fame)

"The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication."
- Michael Faraday
(Related: Success, Communication, Discrimination, Innovation)

"For although Claudius had been accused of gambling and drunkenness, not only were no worse sins laid to his charge, but he had successfully established some claim to being considered a learned man."
- Frederic William Farrar
(Related: Being, Gambling, Man)

"For example, the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Success, Sex, Being, Example, Man, Woman)

"I guess in the independent market, I'd be getting offers, but in terms of big studio films, I still have to audition. I don't think my name is that well-known, I don't have much of a following to guarantee box office success yet."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Success, Name, Office)

"So much of a professional athlete's success depends upon not necessarily the play itself but how he deals with... always saying how you deal with good, is just as important as how you deal with bad."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Success, Deals, Play, Saying)

"Because after my first year I had a lot of success, took everybody by storm, came back the next year thought it was easy and didn't have near the season I had the previous year. It was kind of a wake-up call. And so, life goes on."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Life, Success, Thought, First)

"If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Success, Politics, Thought, Influence, Meaning, School, Words)

"The assertion of failure coming from such persons does not mean that Mr. Mill failed to promote the practical success of those objects the advocacy of which forms the chief feature of his political writings."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go."
- William Feather
(Related: Success)

"Temporary success can be achieved in spite of lack of other fundamental qualities, but no advancements can be maintained without hard work."
- William Feather
(Related: Success, Work, Hard work)

"The prizes go to those who meet emergencies successfully. And the way to meet emergencies is to do each daily task the best we can."
- William Feather
(Related: Prizes)

"The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success."
- Bruce Feirstein
(Related: Success, Genius, Insanity)

"Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Success, Charm, Choice)

"Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is."
- Bob Feller
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Baseball, Day, Yesterday)

"Questioning the nature and implications of liminal instances necessarily involves failure, if only in the specifically technical sense of entering spaces where prevailing criteria of success scarcely apply."
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Nature, Success, Failure, Questioning, Sense)

"For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Nature, Technology, Successful, Public, Reality)

"Who can wonder at the attractiveness... of the bar, for our ambitious young men, when the highest bribes of society are at the feet of the successful orator?"
- Marsilio Ficino
(Related: Society, Men, Successful, Feet, Wonder)

"If you don't have a story that will hold the audience, you won't have a successful show."
- Dorothy Fields
(Related: Successful, Will)

"Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience. That's the main point of making a film, and in retrospect, one can see that certain films, let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Success, Work, Film)

"I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years, where I watched children successfully matriculate into elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city."
- Bob Filner
(Related: Children, School, Schools, Years)

"The road to success, and by that I mean... the possibility of giving the best one has to the cause that one loves most, is not easy."
- Louis Finkelstein
(Related: Success, Possibility, Cause, Giving, Road)

"Sweat plus sacrifice equals success."
- Charles O. Finley
(Related: Success, Sacrifice)

"The secret of my success is a two word answer: Know people."
- Harvey S. Firestone
(Related: Success, People, Word)

"Success is the sum of details."
- Harvey S. Firestone
(Related: Success)

"We owe our success to them, and also to the fact that, as the saying goes, two "Eds" are better than one."
- Edmond H. Fischer
(Related: Success, Fact, Saying)

"The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Life, Success, Conviction, Romantic, Sense)

"A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Success, Cards, Pretty)

"Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Successful, Personality)

"Once you're successful with a certain kind of music, it's hard not to have faith in it as a means to stay successful."
- Roberta Flack
(Related: Faith, Music, Successful)

"Whenever I hear, 'It can't be done,' I know I'm close to success."
- Michael Flatley
(Related: Success)

"Success is a consequence and must not be a goal."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Success, Goal)

"The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Life, Success, Accomplishments, Challenge, Despair, Future, Moments, Promise)

"I don't know whether you have done your calculations but, about two or three years back, I did a first assessment of what the first successful device would be worth and it came out at about 300 trillion dollars."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Successful, Calculations, First, Worth, Years)

"The story of Willie Stark fascinated me because it was tackling the story of a man who outwardly has all the success one could possibly want and who is destroyed by his personal demons."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Success, Man, Want)

"If something is successful with the audience, it's automatically suspect; the reverse is to say that not to reach audiences is the greatest compliment an artist can receive!"
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Successful, Artist, Audiences, Compliment)

"Rock became an incredible commercial success, people just became bored with serious music, and it was forgotten."
- Henry Flynt
(Related: Music, Success, People)

"The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success?"
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Success, Sacrifice, Question)

"You're successful if you can get one person to pick it up and put it on the turntable and go, Wow, thanks for writing that!"
- Dan Fogelberg
(Related: Successful, Writing)

"For success, the author must make the reader care about the destiny of the principals, and sustain this anxiety, or suspense, for about 100,000 words."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Success, Anxiety, Care, Destiny, Suspense, Words)

"Ford didn't know what to do with Mister Roberts that wasn't repeating what was successful in New York. He was trying to do things to the play that would be his in the film."
- Henry Fonda
(Related: Successful, Film, Play, Trying)

"My second book, Follow Me Down had some success, got good critical notices, went into a second printing and things like that, but Shiloh was by far the most successful of those first five novels."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Success, Successful, First, Printing)

"I think that everything you do helps you to write if you're a writer. Adversity and success both contribute largely to making you what you are. If you don't experience either one of those, you're being deprived of something."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Experience, Success, Adversity, Being, Writer)

"The man who has done his level best... is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Success, Failure, Man, May, World)

"Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Success, Successful, Want)

"Failure is success if we learn from it."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Space exploration is important research to our economic and national defense, and America's space program is a symbol of our success as a scientifically and technologically advanced nation."
- Randy Forbes
(Related: Success, America, Defense, Exploration, Nation, Research, Space, Symbol)

"At Camp One we were met by Director of Public Works Warwick Greene, grim and grimy. He has been working himself to death to make this transportation plan a success."
- William Cameron Forbes
(Related: Death, Success, Public)

"Learning disabilities cannot be cured, but they can be treated successfully and children with LD can go on to live happy, successful lives."
- Anne Ford
(Related: Successful, Children, Learning)

"It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Success, Quality, People, Nation, Stability)

"To me, success is choice and opportunity."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Choice)

"Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Success)

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Success, Progress, Beginning)

"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
(Related: Success, Ability, Lies)

"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Success, Care)

"By providing outstanding economic leadership, this country can wage its attack successfully - and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world."
- James Forrestal
(Related: Leadership, Country, Wage, World)

"Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success."
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
(Related: Success, Winning, Will)

"Ukraine is also successfully moving toward democracy and making progress expanding freedoms and rights to its people. We can help Ukraine achieve these goals and improve its economy by normalizing trade relations."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: People, Progress, Goals, Democracy, Economy, Rights, Help, Trade)

"The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Successful, Forget, Writer, Writing)

"What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Success, Children)

"I have decided to fight for my country, because we have build a success story in Guanajuato, with real results and more yet to come in the next two years."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Success, Country, Fight, Results, Years)

"So why in the world would anyone support the unethical, failed use of embryonic stem cells instead of the ethical, successful use of adult stem cells? Because they do not know the difference."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Successful, Difference, Support, World)

"Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Success, Battle, Democracy, Ideals, Iraq, Nation, Soldiers, states, Support, United)

"My dad was very successful running midgets in Texas. Then, his two drivers ran into some bad luck. People started saying that Daddy had lost his touch. That it was the cars and not the drivers. I wanted to race just to prove all those people wrong."
- A. J. Foyt
(Related: Dad, People, Successful, Luck, Race, Running, Saying, Wrong)

"The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?"
- Brendan Francis
(Related: Success, Dream, Man)

"I don't think the process was successful and should be inspected closer. I am not afraid to say I am not familiar with the entire process, so before commenting further I would have to study the process more in depth."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Successful, Study)

"We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician."
- Felix Frankfurter
(Related: Successful, Forget, professionals)

"Applause waits on success."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Success, Applause)

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Success, Progress, Achievement, Growth, Improvement, Meaning, Words)

"'s one of the perversities of the age: I'm embarrassed by its success, but I'm happy it's selling."
- Jonathan Franzen
(Related: Success, Selling)

"I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Success, Example, Man, Now, Responsibility)

"I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting."
- Brendan Fraser
(Related: Family, Success, Time, Friends, Priorities)

"I hope my work has inspired young artists. I have always tried to maintain my freedom as an artist and I feel it is one of the main reasons I have been successful."
- Frank Frazetta
(Related: Work, Successful, Hope, Artist, Artists, Freedom)

"When I was doing theater, I was very successful at believing that I was great, God's gift to the theater."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: God, Successful, Theater)

"If a man has been his mother's undisputed darling he retains throughout life the triumphant feeling, the confidence in success, which not seldom brings actual success along with it."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Life, Success, Mother, Confidence, Feeling, Man)

"America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Success, America, World)

"In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it's not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure."
- David Friedman
(Related: Music, Success, Value, Writing)

"I know a lot of people who have tremendous commercial success and they go directly for it. There's something that has always been difficult about that for me."
- David Friedman
(Related: Success, People)

"The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Success, Hope, Survival, Freedom, Land, Liberty, World)

"Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful."
- Bill Frist
(Related: People, Successful, Courage, Elections, Future)

"The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Successful)

"Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally."
- David Frost
(Related: Love, Success, Want, Will)

"Today, it is clear that Internet organizing is vital to our future success."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Success, Future, Internet, Today)

"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Successful)

"This success led my theoretical group to the chemical reactivity theory, extending more and more widely the range of compound and reactions that were discussed."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Success, Theory)

"We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Earth, Fate)

"Integrity is the essence of everything successful."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Successful, Integrity)

"So it's hard to be an artist and be true to the reality of the world you want to create and also make it entertaining and successful financially."
- Antoine Fuqua
(Related: Successful, Artist, Reality, Want, World)

"I understood immediately that to get success I had to make for the front door, not for the back one."
- Jean Gabin
(Related: Success)

"I've always known I would be a success, but I was surprised at the way it came."
- Eva Gabor
(Related: Success)

"No man in America ever strove more, and more successfully first to bring about a Congress in 1765, and then to support it ever afterwards than myself."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: America, Congress, First, Man, Support)

"All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Successful)

"A good title is the title of a successful book."
- Robert C. Gallagher
(Related: Successful)

"President Reagan achieved such successes because when you sat in a room with him, there could be over 1,000 people in the room, yet you felt like there was only the two of you, and his wonderful wit would put you at ease. That was a tremendous gift."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: People, President, Wit)

"The great recipe for success is to work, and always work."
- Leon Gambetta
(Related: Success, Work)

"I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Soul, Being, Children, Evil, Inheritance, Purity)

"I think if the movie has resonance and stimulates the viewer to talk about it, you can have as large an audience as you want. The most important thing for me is that the movie exists. And that's success enough already."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Success, Talk, Want)

"I don't think that Slaughterhouse-Five was successful movie material. In fact, Vonnegut's books mostly I don't feel are movie material."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Successful, Books, Fact)

"We're not uncomfortable with it, and we've already been through enough of the music business where I'm not really worried that commercial success is going to in some way - we're already past saving, you know what I mean? It's too late for us."
- Jerry Garcia
(Related: Business, Music, Success, Past)

"Well, you can't be trying to achieve success of any kind in this business without accepting that there's going to be a flip side to it."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: Business, Success, Trying)

"But the best teams I've encountered have one important thing in common: their team structure and processes cover a full range of distinct competencies necessary for success."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Success)

"As much as we may want to withdraw into a world of pure problem solving, we have to acknowledge that the most successful architectures are the ones you can actually convince someone to implement."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Successful, May, Want, World)

"There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career."
- Lesley Garrett
(Related: Successful, Career, Singing)

"I guess for me what is more significant than success is the nature of each of the songs and of the words."
- Peter Garrett
(Related: Nature, Success, Songs, Words)

"The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers."
- William Lloyd Garrison
(Related: Success, Numbers)

"Our success educationally, industrially and politically is based upon the protection of a nation founded by ourselves. And the nation can be nowhere else but in Africa."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Success, Nation, Protection)

"There is no force like success, and that is why the individual makes all effort to surround himself throughout life with the evidence of it; as of the individual, so should it be of the nation."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Life, Success, Effort, Force, Nation)

"You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself, and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals. If you do, you will be successful."
- Steve Garvey
(Related: Successful, Goals, Pursuit, Will)

"It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Success, People, Thinking)

"I thought I'd be a success even back in the mailroom at William Morris."
- David Geffen
(Related: Success, Thought)

"The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Communication, Discrimination, Innovation)

"The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them."
- Jean Genet
(Related: Success, Fame, Heroes)

"I'd got very successful, everyone knew who I was, but I felt very empty."
- Boy George
(Related: Successful)

"The secret of my success is my hairspray."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Success)

"If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up."
- Lou Gerstner
(Related: Life, Success, Successful, World)

"You can never be comfortable with your success, you've got to be paranoid you're going to lose it."
- Lou Gerstner
(Related: Success)

"If you can feed your family, give them an education, then you are a success."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Success, Education, Family)

"No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or 'get rich' in business by being a conformist."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Business, Success, Being)

"I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Success, Failure, Hate, Regret)

"Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Work, Formula, Oil)

"My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil."
- Paul Getty
(Related: Success, Work, Formula, Oil)

"How does one measure the success of a museum?"
- Paul Getty
(Related: Success, Measure)

"I used to say I never talk about my successor, neither about my predecessor."
- Boutros Boutros Ghali
(Related: Talk)

"All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure."
- Alberto Giacometti
(Related: Success, Failure, Will)

"In sports, you simply aren't considered a real champion until you have defended your title successfully. Winning it once can be a fluke; winning it twice proves you are the best."
- Althea Gibson
(Related: Sports, Winning)

"I don't want to be put on a pedestal. I just want to be reasonably successful and live a normal life with all the conveniences to make it so."
- Althea Gibson
(Related: Life, Successful, Want)

"I'll tell you what I did need to learn was tolerance, and I think I've been actually given a daily opportunity to practice that, and it's - it's - and I know that that sounds almost like a backhanded slap, and it is in a way because I haven't been successful at it every day."
- Mel Gibson
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Day, Practice, Tolerance)

"God didn't bless me with success so I could eat caviar every day."
- Kathie Lee Gifford
(Related: Success, God, Day)

"Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure."
- Roland Gift
(Related: Success, Failure, Company, Feeling, Managers)

"Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right?"
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Related: Success, Work, Old, Pretty, Right, World, Years)

"I should just put it bluntly, because we're all sort of friends here now - it's exceedingly likely that my greatest success is behind me. Oh, so Jesus, what a thought! You know that's the kind of thought that could lead a person to start drinking gin at nine o'clock in the morning, and I don't want to go there."
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Related: Success, Thought, Drinking, Friends, Now, Want)

"The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football."
- David Gill
(Related: Success, Manager, Football, Job, World)

"Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Success, Character)

"Whether it is successful or not is not the exercise for me. It is not up to me. It is out of my hands now. I am not going to in two years have hindsight and say I made a big mistake."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Mistake, Successful, Exercise, Hindsight, Now, Years)

"It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Love, Music, Success, Country, Country music)

"There are moments when television systems are young and haven't formed properly, and there's room for lots of original stuff. Then things become more and more top-heavy with executives who are trying to guarantee the success of things."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Success, Moments, Television, Trying)

"The more you love what you are doing, the more successful it will be for you."
- Jerry Gillies
(Related: Love, Successful, Will)

"People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success."
- Jerry Gillies
(Related: Money, Success, People, Mistakes, Will)

"The women's movement is taking a different form right now, and it is because it has been so effective and so successful that there's a huge counter movement to try to stop it, to try to divide women from one another, to try to almost foment divisiveness."
- Carol Gilligan
(Related: Women, Successful, Now, Right)

"President Obama is the most successful food stamp president in American history. I would like to be the most successful paycheck president in American history."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Food, History, Successful, American, President)

"The REM and Nirvana successes don't mean much to me except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend. Don't try to sound like someone else. REM and Nirvana don't sound like anyone else."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Potential, Sound, Want)

"As a label, you have to treat every group and every record as a unique entity. I think that that has been our success, rather than relying upon a fan base."
- Greg Ginn
(Related: Success)

"The secret of success is sincerity."
- Jean Giraudoux
(Related: Success, Sincerity)

"Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Success, Effort, First, Results, Will)

"Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Life, Success, Habits)

"Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Successful, Mediocrity, Now, Prose, Writers)

"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away."
- Ellen Glasgow
(Related: Life, Success, Financial, Independence, Irony, Reason)

"Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Success, Fire, Result)

"Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time."
- Arnold H. Glasow
(Related: Success, Time, Right)

"The success of the movie industry comes from the story. And the story comes from somebody putting something down on paper."
- Dan Glickman
(Related: Success)

"Every day of my life I walk with the idea that I am black, no matter how successful I am. And our success is tempered by that; you're successful in this way given the fact you are black, and most blacks don't get to that point."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Life, Success, Idea, Successful, Day, Fact)

"Every day of my life I walk with the idea I am black no matter how successful I am."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Life, Idea, Successful, Day)

"When I first arrived in Los Angeles I became a little bogged down in the whole success thing. Now I'm at a place in my life and career where I just want to work. It's what I do and it makes me very happy."
- John Glover
(Related: Life, Success, Work, Career, First, Now, Want)

"And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm just the same person as I always was."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Success, Personality, Wonder)

"Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Success, Time)

"The jests of the rich are ever successful."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Successful)

"The true success is the person who invented himself."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Success)

"From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Love, Success)

"Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Success, Years)

"The more decisions you make, the better, statistically, your odds of success are. And what I also learned was, it doesn't matter: anything can be fixed. When you're directing, you can agonize, but you can't indulge. Stuff has to happen."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Success, Decisions)

"But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Intelligence, Successful, Job, Relationships, Will)

"The secret of my success was clean living and a fast outfield."
- Lefty Gomez
(Related: Success, Living)

"After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity."
- Charlie Gonzalez
(Related: Success, Dignity, Nation)

"The visa lottery system poses a national security threat. Under the program, each successful applicant is chosen at random and given the status of permanent resident based on pure luck."
- Bob Goodlatte
(Related: Successful, Luck, National security)

"Success is the most important to many, to me it's just a bonus."
- Lucas Grabeel
(Related: Success)

"I have got two reasons for success and I'm standing on both of them."
- Betty Grable
(Related: Success)

"Advice is sometimes transmitted more successfully through a joke than grave teaching."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Advice, Grave, Teaching)

"I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would be a distraction from the successful and expeditious completion of our aims in Afghanistan. Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth."
- Bob Graham
(Related: War, Truth, Successful, Afghanistan, Completion, Iraq, Now, Question)

"I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous."
- Kelsey Grammer
(Related: Success, Acting, Actor, Desire, Famous, Television)

"For most of the 20th century, we didn't just enjoy economic success in Michigan, we defined it. Our innovators and entrepreneurs created the world's most productive companies, and our unions made sure that productivity led to broad middle class prosperity."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: Success, Class, Entrepreneurs, Middle class, Productivity, Prosperity, World)

"Amsterdam must have more than a million people. But the only area where jazz is really profitable and successful in an economic sense is in Japan. That's because they haven't been exposed enough."
- Norman Granz
(Related: People, Successful, Jazz, Sense)

"Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, 'I'm not stupid'. No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed."
- Al Green
(Related: Success, Responsibility, Succeed, Teaching)

"Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax."
- Eva Green
(Related: Success, Desire, Relax)

"I think people with open minds will observe the way we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful, happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas and implement them elsewhere for their own children."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: People, Successful, Ideas, Goal, Children, Open, Will)

"Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast."
- Graham Greene
(Related: War, Successful, Wage)

"Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Truth, Lie, Challenge, Lies, Man)

"Success is more dangerous than failure, the ripples break over a wider coastline."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Success, Failure)

"We measured our success not just by how much money we made, but by how much we contributed to the community. It was a two-part bottom line."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Money, Success, Community)

"I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Success, Gain, Satisfaction)

"I mean, I'm in a band, we're reasonably successful, I've got a very nice suit - I'm not even a bad person- so why can't I get a shag?"
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Successful)

"We invaded Iraq to change a totalitarian, despotic regime, and we have been successful there."
- Judd Gregg
(Related: Change, Successful, Iraq)

"Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy."
- Wayne Gretzky
(Related: Happiness, Success, Procrastination)

"That my business success is equal to my personal life."
- Merv Griffin
(Related: Business, Life, Success)

"Directly after the show people might have responded better to it, but who really knows. It did what it did and while it seems like a failure to most but it was a success for me and has given me so many opportunities."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Success, People, Failure)

"Success is like a high-rise building I'm on the first floor. There are a lot of people in the basement or the parking lot but I was lucky enough to have made it to the first floor and I'm looking to make it to the penthouse."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Success, People, Building, First)

"Success is little more than a chemical compound of man with moment."
- Philip Guedalla
(Related: Success, Man)

"Greatness is so often a courteous synonym for great success."
- Philip Guedalla
(Related: Success, Greatness)

"Some people with awful cards can be successful because of how they deal with the tragedies they're handed, and that seems courageous to me."
- Judith Guest
(Related: People, Successful, Cards)

"I'm glad I'm successful at it, because it's allowed me to live very well financially, and give my kids a lot of things. It's enabled me to do stuff that I otherwise wouldn't be able to do. But it's not who I am."
- Judith Guest
(Related: Successful, Kids)

"My success is not who I am."
- Judith Guest
(Related: Success)

"I'm more financially successful, but it just means the shopping blunders I make are bigger now."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Successful, Now)

"I don't know if there is any one secret to successful writing, but one important step is to move beyond imitation and discover what you can write that no one else can - that is, find out who you are and write that in an appropriate narrative and style."
- James Gunn
(Related: Successful, Imitation, Style, Writing)

"I was aware that there is an expectation that writers inevitably falter at this stage, that they fail to live up to the promise of their first successful book, that the next book never pleases the way the prior one did. It simply increased my sense of being challenged."
- David Guterson
(Related: Successful, Being, Expectation, First, Promise, Sense, Writers)

"I did successfully kick tobacco at the age of 34. I smoked for like 20 years, from 14 to 34."
- Larry Hagman
(Related: Age, Years)

"We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve."
- John B. S. Haldane
(Related: Success, Failure, Environment, Heredity)

"The making of friends who are real friends, is the best token we have of a man's success in life."
- Edward Everett Hale
(Related: Life, Success, Friends, Man)

"David Lee Roth had the idea that if you covered a successful song, you were half way home. C'mon - Van Halen doing 'Dancing in the Streets'? It was stupid. I started feeling like I would rather bomb playing my own songs than be successful playing someone else's music."
- Eddie Van Halen
(Related: Music, Home, Idea, Successful, Feeling, Song, Songs)

"I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less."
- Alex Haley
(Related: Love, Successful, Books, Children, Fact, Parents)

"The search for someone to blame is always successful."
- Robert Half
(Related: Successful, Blame)

"Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Success)

"I think in both of those situations, it's important as an actor to learn, despite the success I had as a kid, that it's important to understand what it means to be a small fish in a big pond."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Success, Actor, Fish)

"Part of my success was having a place to play as a kid."
- Dante Hall
(Related: Success, Play)

"Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years."
- Monty Hall
(Related: Success, Years)

"As I got more successful, I felt it was more incumbent upon me to help the other people. I did more and more and the more I did the more I wanted."
- Monty Hall
(Related: People, Successful, Help)

"As our expedition to New York seems likely to be attended with a very fatal Consequence, and ourselves haply censured for undertaking it without assurance of success."
- Lewis Hallam
(Related: Success)

"I have a company in New York City producing music for commercials, for radio, TV, features, etc. That's how I've been making my living. And now the company is very successful - to the extent that I can afford to come out and play."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: Music, Successful, Company, Living, Now, Play)

"Now that I'm being very successful, publishers are trying to mainstream me, but I'm unabashedly genre. It's what I like to read, what I like to write."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Successful, Being, Now, Trying)

"But I never really thought that I would be extraordinarily successful at skating, it's just something that happened, you know."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Thought, Successful)

"Success breeds success."
- Mia Hamm
(Related: Success)

"The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Peace, Progress, Victory, Defeat, End, Errors, Pursuit, Trials, Years)

"I don't think success has changed us as people at all. We are the same lunatics that we were when this band first got going. We never see ourselves as being on a higher level than our fans."
- Kirk Hammett
(Related: Success, People, Being, Fans, First)

"It costs so much to promote something these days that almost always safety is the preferred option, reference back to things which have been successful in the past. Also, people are simply not given the time to develop and find themselves and their audience as we were."
- Peter Hammill
(Related: Time, People, Successful, Past, Safety)

"I thought the Barbie doll would always be successful."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Thought, Successful)

"It's the degree of success and the length of time that is amazing."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Success, Time)

"PR is extremely important, and being able to use it in the right way means everything. You have to market your success."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Success, Being, Right)

"The pressures are intense, because the rewards for success and the penalty for failure are more and more."
- Alan Hansen
(Related: Success, Failure)

"It's cool to have critical success because it's always nice for your peers to say, 'Good job.' But who cares about them?"
- Zac Hanson
(Related: Success, Job)

"Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Generations, Wrong)

"Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Success, Constitution, Practice)

"Stem cell research holds enormous promise for easing human suffering, and federal support is critical to its success."
- Tom Harkin
(Related: Success, Promise, Research, Suffering, Support)

"So, you know, I think that Democrats are being more successful in Congress and I'm really going to be proud of the role I will play tomorrow as ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee when this bill passes."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Intelligence, Successful, Being, Committee, Congress, Democrats, Play, Tomorrow, Will)

"The reward for success in St. Paul is eviction."
- Barbara Harris
(Related: Success, Reward)

"The skit was very successful based on the applause. After that show, the three of us decided to get together and try and come up with some songs that we could all participate in."
- Phil Harris
(Related: Successful, Applause, Songs)

"Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage."
- Sydney J. Harris
(Related: Marriage, Success)

"I wanted to be successful, not famous."
- George Harrison
(Related: Successful, Famous)

"Success and money can really be quite blinding."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Money, Success)

"I think you can learn as much from success as you can from failure."
- Corey Hart
(Related: Success, Failure)

"If Bret went in there and stunk the place out, then they probably wouldn't have brought the little brother in. So just by being successful himself, it opened the door for me."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Brother, Successful, Being)

"God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it."
- Steve Harvey
(Related: God, Time, People, Successful, Forget, Now, Right, Will)

"These small shows were decidedly a success. The exhibitions were not too large to be seen easily. It was not an effort, as larger collections of pictures usually are."
- Childe Hassam
(Related: Success, Effort)

"Our region's economy was built upon their entrepreneurial spirit, and our economy still depends on the continued success of the enterprises they have worked so hard to create."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Success, Economy, Spirit)

"When I did have a little bit of commercial success, it really didn't suit my temperament at all. I'm a terrible public person."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Success, Public, Temperament)

"To me, success was not having to have a boss and not having a day job. I've been living my own version of success since the early '90s when I first got signed. I haven't had a job since then."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Success, Boss, Day, First, Job, Living)

"Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Work, Success, Hope, Ability, Deep, Joy, Mind, Sense, State, World)

"You have to keep going. The main attention is for us to stay alive and stay a band. You only really become very successful when you stick together. Just keep going and reaching bigger and better."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: Successful, Attention)

"I can't tell you how important it was for us to be successful in japan."
- Trip Hawkins
(Related: Successful)

"This program has been successful in detecting and preventing attacks inside the United States."
- Michael Hayden
(Related: Successful, states, United)

"The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Business, Successful)

"Success - it's what you do with what you've got."
- Woody Hayes
(Related: Success)

"A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means."
- Henry Hazlitt
(Related: Success, Desire, End, Passion, Will)

"The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Life, Men, Success, Ability, Profession, World)

"But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual, but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: History, Idea, Generations)

"I frankly don't think it's going to be a successful war on terrorism until law enforcement agencies like the FBI are willing to share with other law enforcement agencies. If they can't share information, there's no way this war can be won."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: War, Successful, Information, Law, Terrorism)

"More power than all the success slogans ever penned by human hand is the realization for every man that he has but one boss. That boss is the man - he - himself."
- Gabriel Heatter
(Related: Power, Success, Boss, Man)

"I know all about cheating. I've had six very successful marriages."
- Bobby Heenan
(Related: Successful, Cheating)

"I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Success, Financial)

"To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success."
- Henry J. Heinz
(Related: Success)

"Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me."
- Anna Held
(Related: Success, Work, Ambition, Deserted, Fact, May, Old)

"He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Success, Man, Self)

"The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill."
- Robert Heller
(Related: Success, Management, First, Myth, Skill)

"Success isn't everything but it makes a man stand straight."
- Lillian Hellman
(Related: Success, Man)

"In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success."
- Arthur Helps
(Related: Success)

"If you have a success you have it for the wrong reasons. If you become popular it is always because of the worst aspects of your work."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Success, Work, Popular, Wrong)

"To be a successful father... there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Father, Successful, First, Years)

"I don't think that was too successful. Because I always thought that the two of them should have been more separate. Also I had planned the monorail station to be in the center. So that one day you would have go to World Showcase and then the other day to Future World."
- John Hench
(Related: Thought, Successful, Day, Future, World)

"The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Success, America, Building, First, France, Italy, Nations, states, Understanding, United, Will)

"In our modern world of interdependent nations, hardly any state can wage war successfully without raising loans and buying war materials of every kind in the markets of other nations."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: War, Buying, Nations, State, Wage, World)

"The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior."
- Bruce Henderson
(Related: Success, Strategy, Successful, Behavior, Difference)

"Heath, I believed in him when I first met him, and helped and supported him. He went on to obvious success in the States and then I had him support me. It can be a lonely, horrible, hard place. It's great just to have someone to call to say 'I know, man, I was there'"
- Martin Henderson
(Related: Success, First, Lonely, Man, Obvious, states, Support)

"The impetus behind going to graduate school was a year after graduating from college spent in Dallas working at the dog food factory and Bank America and not having met success in my chosen field, which at that point was being an actress."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Food, Success, America, Being, College, School)

"Mick Jagger can't even make a successful solo album, and the Stones are the biggest rock group that ever was."
- Don Henley
(Related: Successful)

"Evolution acts slowly. Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environmen."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Success, Evolution, Today)

"Action leads to Attention. that in the short-term releases Rewarding brain chemicals and in the long term improves reproductive success."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Success, Action, Attention)

"Successful cult memes induce intense social interaction behaviour between cult members. This trips the attention detectors."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Successful, Attention)

"People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years, and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Success, People, Generations, Reward, Years)

"Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Birthday, Success)

"Well, I tell young people to be successful today that, first of all, that what you learn today directly impacts what you earn tomorrow. This is a knowledge-based economy."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: People, Knowledge, Successful, Economy, First, Today, Tomorrow)

"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success."
- George Herman
(Related: Success)

"But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods."
- Herodotus
(Related: Success, Gods)

"My purpose is to have American Jews look away from the success story with which they've cheered themselves up, and to have them remember the classical tradition, whatever it is."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Success, Purpose, American, Tradition)

"In the restaurant business, you never want to have enemies, whereas it seems that many politicians judge their success by how high their enemies are and whether they can show that they can hold their ground and give a punch for every punch they take."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Success, Business, Enemies, Politicians, Want)

"If it was really successful, it was a life calling, a career I was excited about doing, so I didn't think the overall risk was anywhere near as high as what the reward was."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Life, Successful, Career, Reward, Risk)

"And if I lost I would have gone back to 12 weeks of vacation, because I was successful enough that I was spending much more time on non-profit boards and traveling a lot."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Time, Successful, Traveling, Vacation)

"The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Success, Benefits, Measure, Worth)

"A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Success, Benefits, Measure, Worth)

"There's enormous progressive activism and, more often than not, success at the grassroots level - everything from living wage campaigns to efforts to finance our elections are having terrific success."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Finance, Success, Activism, Elections, Living, Wage)

"Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy."
- Napolean Hill
(Related: Successful, Habit, Saying, Will, Word)

"Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy."
- Napolean Hill
(Related: Successful, Habit, Will)

"Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you, you will be neither successful nor happy."
- Napolean Hill
(Related: Successful, Will)

"Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success, People, Failure)

"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success, Patience, Persistence)

"You might well remember that nothing can bring you success but yourself."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success, Nothing)

"Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success, Desire, Mind, State)

"Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Success, Work, Enjoyment, Man, Mind)

"No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success, Time, Failure, Man, Worth)

"Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Men, Success, Life, Defeat, Majority, Man)

"Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success, Failure, Influence, Mind, Will, Words)

"The ladder of success is never crowded at the top."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Success)

"Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit."
- Conrad Hilton
(Related: Success, People, Successful, Action, Mistakes)

"Nothing is as seductive as the assurance of success."
- Gertrude Himmelfarb
(Related: Success, Nothing)

"It is incumbent upon all of us to build communities with the educational opportunities and support systems in place to help our youth become successful adults."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Successful, Help, Support, Youth)

"Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one-third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four-year college."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Success, College, School, Students)

"The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Successful)

"Success is the sole earthly judge of right and wrong."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Success, Right, Wrong)

"The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Success, First, Violence)

"To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients' best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest expectations."
- Anthony Hitt
(Related: Successful, Clients, Expectations, First, Needs, Will)

"It's a journey, it's a fight everyday. There was a real effort to stay in the program... So far this has been a very successful rehab."
- Peter Hobson
(Related: Successful, Effort, Fight, Journey)

"Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Success, Future, Past)

"Romanists tell us that the Pope is the vicar of Christ; that he is his successor as the universal head and ruler of the Church on earth. If this is so, he must be a Christ."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Church, Christ, Earth)

"One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Successful, Being, Dying)

"If he had listened to some of his advisors and had tried to make the Marshall Plan a political dumping ground for unqualified politicians, it couldn't have been a success."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Success, Politicians)

"Being unemployed is not good for an actor. No, it isn't, no matter how unsuccessful you are. Because you always remember getting fired from all the restaurants. You remember that stuff very, very strongly."
- Philip Seymour Hoffman
(Related: Actor, Being, Restaurants)

"The secret to my success is that I bit off more than I could chew and chewed as fast as I could."
- Paul Hogan
(Related: Success)

"In Washington, success is just a training course for failure."
- Simon Hoggart
(Related: Success, Failure, Training, Washington)

"Well the wedding in the words of the Archbishop of Canterbury was a fairy tale and there was a huge public impress, investment of goodwill, affection and indeed money in this Institution. It was a huge success at the time."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: Money, Success, Time, Wedding, Affection, Goodwill, Investment, Public, Words)

"A variety of national and international studies indicate that the broad-based deployment of information technology can have a substantial impact on our nation's economic productivity and growth as well as the educational and social success of our citizens."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Success, Technology, Growth, Information, Nation, Productivity, Variety)

"There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Time, Road)

"One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast withers as rapidly; and that which grows slow endures."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Time)

"Although awareness of cancer's prevalence in the United States improves and medical advances in the field abound, pancreatic cancer has largely been absent from the list of major success stories."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Medical, Success, Awareness, Cancer, states, United)

"It is Basic Management 101 that if you reward failure you are going to get more failure, and if you want success you should reward success. But if you look at the way this administration has approached national security, they have kind of got that principle backwards."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Success, Failure, Management, National security, Reward, Want)

"If you can handle a nightclub audience successfully, you can handle anything."
- Judy Holliday
"Success to me was getting out of that contract in one piece."
- Brenda Holloway
(Related: Success)

"Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death."
- Rupert Holmes
(Related: Death, Life, Success, Failure, Victory, Defeat)

"Young man, the secret of my success is that an early age I discovered that I was not God."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Age, Success, God, Man)

"In the successful organization, no detail is too small to escape close attention."
- Lou Holtz
(Related: Successful, Attention, Detail)

"Success is 99 percent failure."
- Soichiro Honda
(Related: Success, Failure)

"Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure."
- Soichiro Honda
(Related: Success, Work, Failure, Results)

"The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor."
- Horace
(Related: Success, Man)

"Sequels are very rarely a good idea, and in any case, the success of the book changed my relationship with the club in some ways."
- Nick Hornby
(Related: Success, Idea)

"I have not been a success, and probably never will be."
- Robert E. Howard
(Related: Success, Will)

"Every successful person I have heard of has done the best he could with the conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Successful)

"He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Success)

"How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Success, Time, Effort, Man, Patience)

"Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Success, Will)

"The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it: so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Success, Failure)

"A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Success, Failure, Effort, May, Persistence)

"There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?"
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Success, Successful, Man)

"Striking out Ruth and Gehrig in succession was too big an order."
- Carl Hubbell
(Related: Order)

"We need to accept that we won't always make the right decisions, that we'll screw up royally sometimes - understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it's part of success."
- Arianna Huffington
(Related: Success, Failure, Decisions, Right, Understanding)

"The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully."
- Charles Evans Hughes
(Related: Power, War, Wage)

"I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Banks)

"I think the biggest thing for me is being able to adjust to the way the game has changed. It's basically a 180-degree turn from the style I like to play. That's what I think I'm most proud of, being able to fit into this style of game and still be fairly successful."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Successful, Being, Play, Style)

"I see myself playing as long as I am partially enjoying the game and partially successful and they are paying me. But honestly, two more years is about all I can take."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Successful, Years)

"At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Success, Positive, Day, End, Key, Parents)

"In twenty years, the Lottery has raised over $1.4 billion. It has been run successfully and efficiently."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Years)

"In the end, you make your reputation and you have your success based upon credibility and being able to provide people who are really hungry for information what they want."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Success, People, Being, Credibility, End, Information, Reputation, Want)

"Behind every successful man is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Mother, Wife, Successful, Man)

"I think that failure by your own standards is certainly a form of success."
- Bonnie Hunt
(Related: Success, Failure)

"No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome, namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war, for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Time, War, Successful, Example, Iraq, May, Military)

"Being a father, being a friend, those are the things that make me feel successful."
- William Hurt
(Related: Father, Successful, Friend, Being)

"Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity."
- William Hurt
(Related: Successful, Being, Famous, Mediocrity)

"Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure."
- William Hurt
(Related: Success, People, Failure)

"I wish to say to you that the life of an enlightened people and a vibrant nation cannot be measured by the life of an individual. A successful person is one who manages to lay down a new stone, a brick that would help firm up his nation's existence."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Life, People, Successful, Existence, Help, Nation)

"I don't think success arrives and you're suddenly happy. It's not like that. If people think that they'll be very disappointed."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Success, People)

"I still haven't come to grips with our success."
- Michael Hutchence
(Related: Success)

"My view is that targets, properly constructed and applied across public services have been fundamental to past successes and will be an essential part of sustaining progress into the future."
- John Hutton
(Related: Progress, Future, Past, Public, Will)

"Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Truth, Errors, Man)

"The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Successful, Man, Old)

"In some cases we've been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Work, Building, Linux, Projects, Tools)

"Honestly, a lot of people thought that I was on top of the world selling so many millions of records, and that this is the life that everybody would want, but I never got to enjoy any of my success."
- Vanilla Ice
(Related: Life, Success, Thought, People, Selling, Want, World)

"The margin between success and drama is fractional."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Success, Drama)

"I'm the Latin artist who has been the most successful in history at representing the Latin culture. The stylings of my words are immodest, but it's the truth."
- Julio Iglesias
(Related: History, Truth, Successful, Artist, Culture, Words)

"The success my children have had has helped me immensely. I've showed them a certain respect for this career."
- Julio Iglesias
(Related: Success, Career, Children, Respect)

"No, I've heard over the years that it's nice for them to see somebody who's like, you know, a well-known successful musician who's Asian. I've heard it from a few musicians, too."
- James Iha
(Related: Successful, Musicians, Years)

"The success of Torn was a bit too much for me. I took a year off and was still scared to start the second album."
- Natalie Imbruglia
(Related: Success)

"We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs, with the best gags and things like that, out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks. And we became a big success."
- Neil Innes
(Related: Success, England)

"I reflect back 35 years ago, and look how far we have come in America with our environmental policy to improve the conditions of our air and water, and we have had some real successes."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, America, Water, Years)

"We had some major successes and we did so because the country embraced the spirit of Earth Day and embraced this concept that we have to have forward-looking, visionary environmental policy and energy policy in this country."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Country, Day, Earth, Energy, Spirit)

"Some campaigns are not worth waging if you can't win; others have to be fought on grounds of principle regardless of the chances for success."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Success, Worth)

"So nevertheless, what I'm saying is that what one is - one's parameters are constantly narrowed by one's success, and my desire is to widen my field even if I risk failure."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Success, Failure, Desire, Risk, Saying)

"Because I'm now successful, what I'm being offered as an actor is more and more of the same."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Successful, Actor, Being, Now)

"People who get involved with the success of something have to be given at least some share of that success."
- Michael Ironside
(Related: Success, People)

"The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Today, Tomorrow, Will, Yesterday)

"Instead of this confusion, we need the unifying force of an official language, English, which is the language of success in America."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Success, America, Confusion, English, Force, Language)

"But we look back now, and we realize the Great Society was not a success."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Society, Success, Now)

"I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: People, Successful, Corruption, Country, Day, Rights, Liberty, Office, Promises)

"I think PSP is going to be the most successful handheld entertainment device ever. What it will do in terms of the versatility, obviously you can download music to it, and you'll be able to enjoy all your great tunes on it."
- Ian Jackson
(Related: Music, Successful, Entertainment, Will)

"What we did ten years ago with the Playstation was a phenomenal success story for the company. That product had a ten year life cycle, which has never been done in this industry."
- Ian Jackson
(Related: Life, Success, Company, Years)

"I think it's going to deliver on the promises we've said it's going to and it is going to be the most successful product ever to come into the handheld environment, and it just happens to have a number of different functions."
- Ian Jackson
(Related: Successful, Environment, Promises)

"They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Success, Thought)

"Maybe if I could ever be a successful comedian then I could be an example that Christians can also have fun."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Successful, Example, Fun)

"I have no idea how to become successful in children's tv programming today other than to say that whereever you find that rare animal being pursued, insert yourself into its environment; get in the door in any position and work from within."
- William Jackson
(Related: Work, Idea, Successful, Being, Children, Environment, Programming, Today)

"Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: War, People, Successful, Courage, Opposition)

"Every linguistic sign is located on two axes: the axis of simultaneity and that of succession."
- Roman Jakobson
"From a strictly articulatory point of view there is no succession of sounds."
- Roman Jakobson
"I'm very aware that to reach the same level and have the same amount of success will be extremely difficult."
- Laurent Jalabert
(Related: Success, Will)

"The success or failure of a life, as far as posterity goes, seems to lie in the more or less luck of seizing the right moment of escape."
- Alice James
(Related: Success, Life, Lie, Failure, Luck, Posterity, Right)

"The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy... what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be?"
- Henry James
(Related: Art, Success, Talent, Being, Worth)

"Success or failure depends more upon attitude than upon capacity successful men act as though they have accomplished or are enjoying something. Soon it becomes a reality. Act, look, feel successful, conduct yourself accordingly, and you will be amazed at the positive results."
- William James
(Related: Men, Success, Successful, Attitude, Failure, Positive, Act, Reality, Results, Will)

"It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome."
- William James
(Related: Successful, Attitude, Beginning, Will)

"Often, these downplay the power of cultural imperialism - in that sense, playing the game of US interests - by reassuring us that the global success of American mass culture is not as bad as all that."
- Fredric Jameson
(Related: Power, Success, American, Culture, Sense)

"Think of all the really successful men and women you know. Do you know a single one who didn't learn very young the trick of calling attention to himself in the right quarters?"
- Storm Jameson
(Related: Men, Women, Successful, Attention, Right)

"I'm a bit surprised that the Raiders turned to Art Shell to be their new head coach, not because Shell isn't a good head coach - he had success before as the Raiders' head coach - but because he's been away from the game so long and the game has changed a lot in those years."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Art, Success, Coach, Years)

"Positive thinking is the key to success in business, education, pro football, anything that you can mention. I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass."
- Ron Jaworski
(Related: Success, Business, Education, Positive, Football, Key, Positive thinking)

"It was important that I became successful. People say they do it for the love, and yes, you do it for the love, but you want to be successful."
- Wyclef Jean
(Related: Love, People, Successful, Want)

"The most successful war seldom pays for its losses."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: War, Successful)

"And ladies, build up your husband by being submissive. That's how you will give your children success; you will want your children to be obedient, to be submissive to righteous living."
- Warren Jeffs
(Related: Success, HusbBeing, Children, Ladies, Living, Want, Will)

"Ironically, in today's marketplace successful nonfiction has to be unbelievable, while successful fiction must be believable."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Successful, Fiction, Today)