Failure is not our only punishment for laziness: there is also the success of others
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage ''coaches'' ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Patriotism has a lot to do with the success of the show
The best revenge is massive success.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better… or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
One of the secrets to success is recognizing that motivation follows action.
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.
If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z, X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.
Our society's values are being corrupted by advertising's insistence on the equation: Youth equals popularity, popularity equals success, success equals happiness.
A really great man is known by three signs: generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success
A business based on brand is, very simply, a business primed for success.
If you're attacking your market from multiple positions and your competition isn't, you have all the advantage and it will show up in your increased success and income.
The character of greatness must be measured in two ways, else the measurement is flawed. First, and by far most popular of all, is by one's ability to succeed in times of trial where others may fail. But of no less importance, and perhaps foundational to any form of greatness, is one's willingness to start over in spite of failure, when success seems farthest away.
To find a career to which you are adapted by nature, and then to work hard at it, is about as near to a formula for success and happiness as the world provides. One of the fortunate aspects of this formula is that, granted the right career has been found, the hard work takes care of itself. Then hard work is not hard work at all.
The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
Anyone who practices can obtain success in yoga but not one who is lazy. Constant practice alone is the secret of success.
Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer.
Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Perseverance - a lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
People who fail to achieve their goals usually get stopped by frustration. They allow frustration to keep them from taking the necessary actions that would support them in achieving their desire. You get through this roadblock by plowing through frustration, taking each setback as feedback you can learn from, and pushing ahead. I doubt you'll find many successful people who have not experienced this. All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration.
Success plus Self-esteem equals Pretensions.