The Almighty has fixed the distinction of the races; the Almighty has made the black man inferior, and sir, by no legislation, by no partisan success, by no revolution, by no military power, can you wipe out this distinction.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.
If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
In Washington, success is just a training course for failure.
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together... humble dependence on God and manly reliance on self.
Real success comes in small portions day by day. You need to take pleasure in life's daily little treasures. It is the most important thing in measuring success.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty.
Success... (Courage) consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
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.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.
Success, happiness, peace of mind and fulfillment the most priceless of human treasures are available to all among us, without exception, who make things happen who make good things happen in the world around them.
Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others.
The world keeps changing. It is one of the paradoxes of success that the things and the ways which got you where you are, are seldom those that keep you there.
Persistent people begin their success where others end in failure.
Perseverance, n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
Success is very ephemeral. You depend entirely on the desire of others, which makes it difficult to relax.
Good leaders make people feel that they're at the very heart of things, not at the periphery. Everyone feels that he or she makes a difference to the success of the organization. When that happens people feel centered and that gives their work meaning.
If you wish to be success in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.