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.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    If one advances confidently in the directions of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
  • Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
    Helen Keller
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    Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
    Helen Keller
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    Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired and success achieved.
  • 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.
  • I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
  • 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.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
    Denis Waitley
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    Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
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