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Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
Of all that is good, sublimity is supreme. Succeeding is the coming together of all that is beautiful. Furtherance is the agreement of all that is just. Perseverance is the foundation of all actions.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
Business and growing jobs is about taking risk, sometimes failing, sometimes succeeding, but always striving. It is about dreams. Usually, it doesn't work out exactly as you might have imagined. Steve Jobs was fired at Apple. He came back and changed the world.
Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication; beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people.
One of the great failings of our education system is that we tend to focus on those who are succeeding in exams, and there are plenty of them. But what we should also be looking at, and a lot more urgently, is those who fail.
We were succeeding. When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition. We were winning.
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture... Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
Norman Vincent Peale
In the back of my mind, I can never forget this could be gone tomorrow - and at this point I think the odds are against me... the chances of succeeding in this business are slim to none; there's only a handful of people that have long careers. You have to put in the work, you can never be satisfied, never take it for granted.
We have a hope of succeeding if we learn from our past mistakes and pull together to make the hard choices.
I don't think anyone would look at Colombia today and say that it is failing. This positive outcome is an example of the effective application of smart power - it is succeeding.
James G. Stavridis
I don't think God said we should all be soft. My job is to compete, and the best prevails. I will continue to play, and that's the way I'm succeeding in my life. If I hit you by mistake, all I can say is 'I'm sorry,' and I keep moving on.
If you feel like it's difficult to change, you will probably have a harder time succeeding.
If people are failing, they look inept. If people are succeeding, they look strong and good and competent. That's the 'halo effect.' Your first impression of a thing sets up your subsequent beliefs. If the company looks inept to you, you may assume everything else they do is inept.
The duty of a toastmaster is to be so dull that the succeeding speakers will appear brilliant by contrast.
Clarence Budington Kelland
We may consider each generation as a distinct nation, with a right, by the will of its majority, to bind themselves, but none to bind the succeeding generation, more than the inhabitants of another country.
Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience.
When William the Conqueror commissioned a great survey of his English realm at Gloucester in 1085, the result was a work so thorough, fair, dispassionate, and wide-ranging that it seemed to the succeeding generations to have come from another world.
If you look at the heritage of the cable business, if you can own a niche, you have a good chance of succeeding.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are women succeeding beyond their wildest dreams because of their sobriety.
All love is vanquished by a succeeding love.
When you're not concerned with succeeding, you can work with complete freedom.
Art is the unceasing effort to compete with the beauty of flowers - and never succeeding.
Gian Carlo Menotti
The No. 1 impediment to women succeeding in the workforce is now in the home.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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