People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to
No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.
The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
In an interconnected world, the defeat of international terrorism – and most importantly, the prevention of these terrorist organizations from obtaining weapons of mass destruction -- will require the cooperation of many nations. We must always reserve the right to strike unilaterally at terrorists wherever they may exist. But we should know that our success in doing so is enhanced by engaging our allies so that we receive the crucial diplomatic, military, intelligence, and financial support that can lighten our load and add legitimacy to our actions. This means talking to our friends and, at times, even our enemies.
People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.
The most vital test of a man's character is not how he behaves after success, but how he sustains defeat.
Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.
High ethics and religious principles form the basis for success and happiness in every area of life
Success only feeds the appetite of aggression.
The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
If one asks for success and prepares for failure, he will get the situation he has prepared for.
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
To do more for the world than the world does for you - that is success.
Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.
There could be no honor in sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
It takes a highly intellectual individual to enjoy leisure. . . . Most of us had better count on working. What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement. . . . Few people overwork; plenty overeat, overworry, overdrink. . . . Few realize real joy and happiness of conquest. The basis of mental health for the average adult is more work, provided the work is not mere drudgery
Fermented beverages have been preferred over water throughout the ages: they are safer, provide psychotropic effects, and are more nutritious. Some have even said alcohol was the primary agent for the development of Western civilization, since more healthy individuals (even if inebriated much of the time) lived longer and had greater reproductive success.
Money will not create success, the freedom to make it will.
It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
All success stories begin with a dream.
Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else.
The starting point of great success and achievement has always been the same. It is for you to dream big dreams. There is nothing more important, and nothing that works faster than to cast off your own limitations and to begin dreaming and fantasizing about the wonderful things that you can become, have, and do.