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However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.
For some reason, we can't just enjoy somebody else's success. Somehow, that's going to affect us. If they have more, then I have less - and I don't know why.
That business we started with 10 people has now grown into a great American success story.
Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.
I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
Almost no one is foolish enough to imagine that he automatically deserves great success in any field of activity; yet almost everyone believes that he automatically deserves success in marriage.
Sydney J. Harris
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
We live in a world of constant juxtaposition between joy that's possible and pain that's all too common. We hope for love and success and abundance, but we never quite forget that there is always lurking the possibility of disaster.
Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful.
When success comes, people can try to trick you or take advantage of you.
Success and failure are equally disastrous.
I believe there are three keys to success. For me it is keeping my priorities in order: It's my faith and my family, and then the business.
As a lower-class kid, I was raised to think success would be owning stuff. Having that great job, too. Now I find my parents' dream was wrong. You never really own anything. And you're never really finished as a person.
If you look at anyone who has achieved great success and wealth, people like Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, or Lance Armstrong, they have all focused intensely in order to win.
I'd rather have huge success and huge failures than travel in the middle of the road.
Education is a fundamental principle of what made America a success. We can't afford to throw any young people away.
In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
The person interested in success has to learn to view failure as a healthy, inevitable part of the process of getting to the top.
To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
Orison Swett Marden
I never thought much about success early on. I only thought about being a comedian - or just being in show business, is really more accurate.
The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.
Whether a party can have much success without a woman present I must ask others to decide, but one thing is certain, no party is any fun unless seasoned with folly.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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