Success Quotes

Success Quotes

Quentin Crisp Decency must be an even more exhausting state to maintain than its opposite. Those who succeed seem to need a stupefying amount of sleep.
Charlie McCarthy Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
Henry David Thoreau We were born to succeed, not to fail
Whitney Houston I decided long ago never to walk in anyone?s shadow. If I fail, if I succeed, at least I?ll live as I believe.
Tennessee Williams Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Gerald Nachman Nothing fails like success.
Napoleon Bonaparte From the sublime to the ridiculous is but a step.
Maryon Pearson Behind every successful man is a surprised woman.
Robert Ardrey Human war has been the most successful of our cultural traditions.
John Ruskin In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it.
M. Cartmill As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.
Jonathan Swift Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.
J. D. Watson One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
Quintilian When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield.
Lily Tomlin Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
Nancy Astor The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.
Thomas B. Reed A statesman is a successful politician who is dead.
L. Ron Hubbard Boldness in itself is genius
Michael Korda An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.
G. K. Chesterton I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
George Bernard Shaw Success covers a multitude of blunders.
Carl Sagan The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.
Dale Carnegie Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get
Mell Lazzarus The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent.
Napoleon Bonaparte Impossible is a word only to be found in the dictionary of fools.

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