Michael Korda

Michael Korda (b. 1933 in London, England, United Kingdom) is a novelist who was Editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster in New York City

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An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition.
An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
In order to suceed, We must first believe that we can.
Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility... in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have... is the ability to take on responsibility.
The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
The more you can dream, the more you can do.
This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.
To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.

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