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Marlene Dumas is one of the two or three most successful female artists alive, if you judge by prices. I've never reviewed her work, because I find nothing in it to get excited about no matter how hard I look.
In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.
Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
I think you should be a child for as long as you can. I have been successful for 74 years being able to do that. Don't rush into adulthood, it isn't all that much fun.
The reason we're successful, darling? My overall charisma, of course.
Getting sober just exploded my life. Now I have a much clearer sense of myself and what I can and can't do. I am more successful than I have ever been. I feel very positive where I never did before, and I think that's all a direct result of getting sober.
Jamie Lee Curtis
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
When you're that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can't really tell whether you have created the momentum or it's creating you.
The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven't made up their minds.
After all, when the world looks to America, they look to us because we are the most successful political and economic experiment in human history.
If you never give up, you'll be successful.
I feel like everything I do is successful and productive. It's gonna be hard to tell me I'm slipping.
Oldtimers, weekends, and airplane landings are alike. If you can walk away from them, they're successful.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
I was lucky enough to lead a very successful war.
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
Roy L. Smith
My dad was a bartender. My mom was a cashier, a maid and a stock clerk at K-Mart. They never made it big. They were never rich. And yet they were successful. Because just a few decades removed from hopelessness, they made possible for us all the things that had been impossible for them.
A successful life is one that is lived through understanding and pursuing one's own path, not chasing after the dreams of others.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion.
Alexander Graham Bell
Oprah is wildly successful, and she's a brilliant businesswoman. She's also somebody who's overcome a ton of demons in her own life, and that's really what shaped her. I think the same could be said for me.
The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.
The most successful people I've worked with, like the Rolling Stones - people of a different, kind of legendary caliber - have such great, warm energy.
The successful people of this world take life as it comes. They just go out and deal with the world as it is.
I did envisage being this successful as a player, but not all the hysteria around it off the golf course.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It's sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.
Apparently Arnold was inspired by President Bush, who proved you can be a successful politician in this country even if English is your second language.
No bubble is so iridescent or floats longer than that blown by the successful teacher.
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