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How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.

Sophie Swetchine

How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success?

Elbert Hubbard

I am convinced that attitude is the key to success or failure in almost any of life's endeavors. Your attitude--your perspective, your outlook, how you feel about yourself, how you feel about other people--determines your priorities, your actions, your values. Your attitude determines how you interact with other people and how you interact with yourself.

Caroline Warner

I am delighted to have you play football. I believe in rough, manly sports. But I do not believe in them if they degenerate into the sole end of any one's existence. I don't want you to sacrifice standing well in your studies to any over-athleticism and I need not tell you that character counts for a great deal more than either intellect or body in winning success in life. Athletic proficiency is a mighty good servant, and like so many other good servants, a mighty bad master.

Theodore Roosevelt

I am done with great things and big plans, great institutions and big success. I am for those tiny, invisible loving human forces that work from individual to individual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets, or like the capil

William James

I am doomed to an eternity of compulsive work. No set goal achieved satisfies. Success only breeds a new goal. The golden apple devoured has seeds. It is endless.

Bette Davis

I believe success comes with one formula,"Before you quit,try", inevitably the limit to try before you quit is infinite.

Bongz Mbongeni Younsmus

I can not wish you success in your effort to reject the treaty because while it may win the fight it may destroy our cause. My plan cannot fail if the people are with us and we ought not to succeed unless we do have the people with us.

William Jennings Bryan

I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure try to please everybody all the time.

Herbert Bayard Swope

I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success.

Martin Van Buren, taking over from Andrew Jackson in 1837

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 do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success....Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.

Nikola Tesla

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 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 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 endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. He will put some things behind, will pass an invisible boundary; new, universal, and more liberal laws will begin to establish themselves around and within him; or the old laws be expanded, and interpreted in his favor in a more liberal sense, and he will live with the license of a higher order of beings. In proportion as he simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau, "Walden", pp. 323- 324

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