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You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
We need more good jobs that reward hard work with rising wages, dignity, and a ladder to a better life.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
Take motherhood: nobody ever thought of putting it on a moral pedestal until some brash feminists pointed out, about a century ago, that the pay is lousy and the career ladder nonexistent.
You wanna know what scares people? Success. When you don't make moves and when you don't climb up the ladder, everybody loves you because you're not competition.
We are taught to consume. And that's what we do. But if we realized that there really is no reason to consume, that it's just a mind set, that it's just an addiction, then we wouldn't be out there stepping on people's hands climbing the corporate ladder of success.
Like success, failure is many things to many people. With Positive Mental Attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.
W. Clement Stone
Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount.
Clare Boothe Luce
The ladder of success is never crowded at the top.
I care so much less, now, about going up the ladder; if I cared about the ladder I would be doing it all very wrong.
Mistakes are merely steps up the ladder.
Paul J. Meyer
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury.
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work be humble or disgusting? Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder, the means by which we are translated?
Henry David Thoreau
We make a ladder for ourselves of our vices, if we trample those same vices underfoot.
We pride ourselves as being top, really, on the African ladder... We feel that we have actually been advancing rather than going backwards.
It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech. Immediately on attaining power each dictator has suppressed all free speech except his own.
Some people are at the top of the ladder, some are in the middle, still more are at the bottom, and a whole lot more don't even know there is a ladder.
Robert H. Schuller
How do you give smart, accomplished, ambitious women the same opportunities as men to reach their goals? What about universal preschool and after-school programs? What about changing the corporate mind-set about the time commitment it takes to move up the ladder? What about having more husbands step up and take the major load?
You cannot push any one up a ladder unless he be willing to climb a little himself.
The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.
Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder.
I've never been one to look up the ladder. I've always looked down the ladder. As long as there's one guy down there, I'm fine.
Clearly, apprenticeships are a win-win: They provide workers with sturdy rungs on that ladder of opportunity and employers with the skilled workers they need to grow their businesses. And yet in America, they've traditionally been an undervalued and underutilized tool in our nation's workforce development arsenal.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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