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I cannot give the formula for success, but I can give you the formula of failure - which is try to please everybody.

Herbert B. Swope

I couldn't wait for success, so I went on ahead without it.

Jonathan Winters

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.

John Davidson Rockefeller, Sr.

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.

Bill Cosby

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.

Bill Cosby

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

George S. Patton

I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this dream a great dream.

John A. Appleman

I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this: dream a great dream.

John Alan Appleman

I have learned this at least by my experiment: if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.

George Burns

I knew that however bad the Republican party was, the Democratic party was much worse. The elements of which the Republican party was composed gave better ground for the ultimate hope of the success of the colored mans cause than those of the Democratic party.

Frederick Douglass

I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live he life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

I look on that man as happy, who, when there is question of success, looks into his work for a reply.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love the United States, but I see here everything is measured by success, by how much money it makes, not the satisfaction to the individual.

John Fellows Akers

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.

G. K. Chesterton

I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren't true.

Derek Curtis Bok

I will judge my success in life by how many people feel safe enough to cry in my arms.

Vikrant Parsai

I'd rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.

George Burns

I'd rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.

George Burns

I've had enough success for two lifetimes, My success is talent put together with hard work and luck.

Kareem Abdul-Jabar

If experience has established any one thing in this world, it has established this: that it is well for any great class and description of men in society to be able to say for itself what it wants, and not to have other classes, the so-called educated and intelligent classes, acting for it as its proctors, and supposed to understand its wants and to provide for them. A class of men may often itself not either fully understand its wants, or adequately express them; but it has a nearer interest and a more sure diligence in the matter than any of its proctors, and therefore a better chance of success.

Matthew Arnold

If I feel depressed I will sing. If I feel sad I will laugh. If I feel ill I will double my labor. If I feel fear I will plunge ahead. If I feel inferior I will wear new garments. If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice. If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come. If I feel incompetent I will think of past success. If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals. Today I will be the master of my emotions.

Og Mandino

If I feel depressed I will sing. If I feel sad I will laugh. If I feel ill I will double my labor. If I feel fear I will plunge ahead. If I feel inferior I will wear new garments. If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice. If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come. If I feel incompetent I will think of past success. If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals. Today I will be the master of my emotions.

Og Mandino

If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.

Calvin Coolidge

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