Quotes: success

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  • David M. Burns
    David M. Burns
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    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.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    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.
  • Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Everything you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
  • I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
    Lord Chesterfield
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    Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
  • Charles De Montesquieu
    Charles De Montesquieu
    French philosopher 1689-1755
    Charles De Montesquieu
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    Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
  • Dorothea Brande
    Dorothea Brande
    writer and editor
    Dorothea Brande
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    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 towards success.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
    Lewis Mumford
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    By his very success in inventing labor-saving devices, modern man has manufactured an abyss of boredom that only the privileged classes in earlier civilizations have ever fathomed.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    Consider the postage stamp, my son. It secures success through its ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
  • Max Lerner
    Max Lerner
    American Author, Columnist 1902-
    Max Lerner
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    Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there.
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
    Samuel Goldwyn
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    From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
  • Warren Bennis
    Warren Bennis
    American scholar, organizational consultant and author 1925-2014
    Warren Bennis
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    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.
  • William Saroyan
    William Saroyan
    Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and writer 1908-1981
    William Saroyan
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    Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
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