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I had it all and I blew it. Shortly before dying from cancer and other complications ofalcoholism.
Mickey Mantle Category: Success
Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
Howard Thurman Category: success
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than 60 years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
Logan Pearsall Smith Category: Success
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. In no country but America I believe is it possible to fulfill all four of these requirements.
Benjamin F. Fairless Category: Success
Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education alone will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan press on has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
John Calvin Coolidge Category: Success
They climbed the ladder of learning only to find it leaning against the wrong wall.
Russell M. Nelson Category: Success
Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. He is considered successful in our day who gets more out of life than he puts in. But a man of value will give more than he receives.
Albert Einstein Category: Success
Success: Peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.
John Wooden Category: Success
The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.
Lady Nancy Astor Category: Success
Managers are people who do things right and leaders are people who do the right things.
Warren G. Bennis Category: Success
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with but whether its the same problem you had last year.
John Foster Dulles Category: Success
The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan Category: Success
He has achieved success who has worked well laughed often and loved much.
Elbert Hubbard Category: Success
If the day and the night are such that you greet them with joy and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs is more elastic more starry more immortal that is your success. All nature is your congratulation and you have cause momentarily to bless yourself.
Henry David Thoreau Category: Success
Three favorite rules of thumb: Is the proposed operation likely to succeed? What might be the consequences of failure? Is it in the realm of practicality in terms of materiel and supplies?
Admiral Chester William Nimitz Category: Success
Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.
Sloan WIlson Category: Success
Varied are the ideas of what constitutes success e.g. money position power achievement honours and the like. But these are not open to every mannor do they bring what is real success namely happiness.
Sir Robert Baden-Powell Category: Success
The look of success when it is worn a certain way would infuriate a jackass.
Albert Camus Category: Success
People seldom see the halting and painful steps by which the most insignificant success is achieved.
Anne Sullivan Category: Success
The successful people are the ones who can think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Don Marquis Category: Success
The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.
Nancy Astor Category: Success
Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success.
Christopher Lasch Category: Success
Success may be the ability to be happy with whatever we're stuck with.
Marilyn vos Savant Category: Success
There is no success without hardship.
Sophocles Category: Success
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
William Feather Category: Success
I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking.
Joan Rivers Category: Success
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
Earl Wilson Category: Success
I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through - then follow through.
Edward Rickenbacker Category: Success
Few people succeed at anything unless they enjoy it.
Proverb Category: Success
It is not sufficient that I succeed--all others must fail.
Genghis Khan Category: Success
Sweat plus sacrifice equals success.
Charlie Finley Category: Success
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 Category: Success
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt Category: Success
Success is full of promises till men get it; and then it is as last years nest from which the bird has flown.
Henry Ward Beecher Category: Success
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up.
Woody Allen Category: Success
Success is never ending: failure is never final.
The Rev. Robert H. Schuller Category: Success
The price of success is hard work dedication to the job at hand and the determination that whether we win or lose we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Vince Lombardi Category: Success
Youve achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what youre doing is work or play.
James Beatty Category: Success
The secret of success is to know something nobody else knows.
Aristotle Onassis Category: Success
Success is a journey not a destination
Ben Sweetland Category: Success
If you want to succeed youd better look as if you mean business.
Jeanne Holm Category: Success
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
Florence Griffith Joyner Category: Success
Why be a man when you can be a success?
Bertolt Brecht Category: Success
Success has a simple formula: do your best and people may like it.
Sam Ewing Category: Success
To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.
William Shakespeare Category: Success
An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge skill desire and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.
Stephen R. Covey Category: Success
Let us be thankful for the fools. But for them the rest of us could not succeed.
Mark Twain Category: Success
Theres no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didnt tell you about it?
Frank McKinney Kin Hubbard Category: Success
Few things are impracticable in themselves; and it is for want of application rather than of means that men fail to succeed.
François Duc de La Rochefoucauld Category: Success
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
Eddie Cantor Category: Success
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 Category: Success
We succeed only as we identify in life or in war or in anything else a single overriding objective and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
General Dwight David Eisenhower Category: Success
Success isnt a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Arnold H. Glasow Category: Success
There are no secrets to success. Don't waste your time looking for them. Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty to those for whom you work, and persistence.
Colin Powell Category: Success
The toughest thing about success is that youve got to keep on being a success.
Irving Berlin Category: Success
The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary.
Vidal Sassoon Category: Success
Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most.
Alfred Gerald Al Capp Category: Success
If at first you don't succeed skydiving is not for you.
General Arthur McAuliff Category: Success
To burn always with this hard gem-like flame to maintain this ecstasy is success in life.
Walter Pater Category: Success
There are two rules for success... 1) Never tell everything you know.
Roger H. Lincoln Category: Success
Its not so much do what you like as it is that you like what you do.
Stephen Joshua Sondheim Category: Success
We have all made such a fetish of financial success and forgotten frequently that success of any kind when it does not include success in ones personal relationships is bound in the end to leave both the man and the woman with very little real satisfaction.
Eleanor Roosevelt Category: Success
I was made to work. If you are equally industrious you will be equally successful.
Johann Sebastian Bach Category: Success
Because I am a woman I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail no one will say She doesnt have what it takes. They will say Women don't have what it takes.
Clare Booth Luce Category: Success
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides Category: Success
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Donald Kendall Category: Success
When you have much success two things happen. The first is that we begin to take success for granted. The second is that we forget how we got herenamely by exceptionally hard work and in spite of intense competition.
John Mack Carter Category: Success
To me success is one's ability to keep the faith develop his God-given talents and be able to honestly say at the close of life the world is a better place because I have lived.
Belle S. Spafford Category: Success
A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Robert Browning Category: Success
Nothing succeeds like address.
Fran Lebowitz Category: Success
Success is never final and Failure never fatal. Its courage that counts.
George F. Tilton Category: Success
Born for success he seemed With grace to win with heart to hold With shining gifts that took all eyes.
Douglas Jerrold Category: Success
If at first you don't succeed failure may be your style.
Quentin Crisp Category: Success
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 Category: Success
Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number One.
Arthur Ashe Category: Success
If at first you don't succeed why go on and make a fool of yourself?
Susanna Pomeory Category: Success
In building a firm foundation for Success here are a few stones to remember: 1. The wisdom of preparation. 2. The value of confidence. 3. The worth of honesty. 4. The privilege of working. 5. The discipline of struggle. 6. The magnetism of character. 7. The radiance of health. 8. The forcefulness of simplicity. 9. The winsomeness of courtesy. 10. The attractiveness of modesty. 11. The inspiration of cleanliness. 12. The satisfaction of serving. 13. The power of suggestion. 14. The buoyancy of enthusiasm. 15. The advantage of initiative. 16. The virtue of patience. 17. The rewards of co-operation. 18. The fruitfulness of perseverance. 19. The sportsmanship of losing. 20. The joy of winning.
Rollo C. Hester Category: Success
When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing and give their unqualified approval to his efforts this is happiness this is success.
Orison Swett Marden Category: Success
There is no point at which you can say Well Im successful now. I might as well take a nap.
Carrie Fisher Category: Success
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
Leontyne Price Category: Success
You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you.
Dr. Robert Anthony Category: Success
Success has ruin'd many a man.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Success
Those who have succeeded have also had the ability to overcome adversity disappointment and even tragedy in their lives.
LaVell Edwards Category: Success
The first requisite for success is to develop the ability to focus and apply your mental and physical energies to the problem at hand without growing weary.
Thomas Alva Edison Category: Success
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool but be wise.
Charles-Louis de Secondat Baron de Montesquieu Category: Success
Success is a state of mind. If you want success start thinking of yourself as a success.
Dr. Joyce Brothers Category: Success
I believe that the true road to preeminent success in any line is to make yourself master of that line.
Andrew Carnegie Category: Success
Success is recognizing where our talents gifts and attributes come fromthen always giving the Lord the credit. In this way it is possible to stay humble and successful at the same time. Success and glory (as the world understands it) is very addicting but for someone whose satisfaction comes from doing the Lord's will the true understanding of success is comprehended. As John Taylor so beautifully stated (July 7 1878) We are here as Jesus was here not do do our own will but the will of Him who sent us. The most successful experience in life is to find out His will for our individual lives and do it Thus fulfilling the measure of our personal creation.
Rose Marie Reid Category: Success
Success is counted sweetest by those who neer succeed. To comprehend a nectar requires sorest need.
Emily Dickinson Category: Success
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Success
Success Is Gauged By Self-Mastery I should like to say a few words about self-discipline self-control or self-mastery which is so important to all of us if we are to accomplish what we set out to do and enjoy the blessings which we desire so much. Fir
N. Eldon Tanner Category: Success
Aim for success not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
Dr. David M. Burns Category: Success
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
George Eliot Category: Success
T is not in mortals to command success But we ll do more Sempronius we ll deserve it.
Joseph Addison Category: Success
To follow without halt one aim: Theres the secret of success.
Anna Pavlova Category: Success
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
General George Smith Patton Jr. Category: Success
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.
Reggie Leach Category: Success
The road to success is always under construction.
Jim Miller Category: Success
A really great man is known by three signs generosity in the design humanity in the execution moderation in success.
Otto von Bismarck Category: Success
The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: I did not have time.
Franklin Field Category: Success
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John Davison Rockefeller Category: Success
Success is good management in action.
William E. Holler Category: Success
Success is living up to your potential. That's all. Wake up with a smile and go after life. Don't just show up at the game or the office. Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it.
Joe Kapp Category: Success
Success always occurs in private and failure in full view.
Steven Wright Category: Success
We succeed in enterprises which demand the positive qualities we possess but we excel in those which can also make use of our defects.
Alexis De Tocqueville Category: Success
Focus on the journey not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
Greg Anderson Category: Success
Success covers a multitude of blunders.
George Bernard Shaw Category: Success
Unless youre willing to have a go fail miserably and have another go success wont happen.
Phillip Adams Category: Success
It is no use saying We are doing our best. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Sir Winston Churchill Category: Success
I attribute my success in life to the moral intellectual and physical education which I received from my mother.
George Washington Category: Success
Success as I see it is a result not a goal.
Gustave Flaubert Category: Success
The road to success is always under construction
Paul Harvey Category: Success
Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Jim Rohn Category: Success
Flaming enthusiasm backed by horse sense and persistence is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Dale Carnegie Category: Success
The victory o£ success is half won when one gains the habit of work.
Sarah Knowles Bolton Category: Success
In order to succeed you must fail so that you know what not to do the next time.
Success is a great deodorant.
Elizabeth Taylor Category: Success
You have achieved success if you have lived well laughed often and loved much.
Unknown Category: Success
Success lies not in achieving what you aim at but in aiming at what you ought to achieve and pressing forward sure of achievement here or if not here hereafter.
R. F. Horton Category: Success