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Success is 99 percent failure.
No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him.
Charles Kendall Adams
I'd love to win trophies, be in movies, have a body of work I'm proud of and find a way to enjoy it along the way. Success is probably a more of a complicated thing than that.
I'm an eternal realist and the success rate for being an actor is pretty low.
My success and my misfortunes, the bright and the dark days I have gone through, everything has proved to me that in this world, either physical or moral, good comes out of evil just as well as evil comes out of good.
I'll tell you, there is nothing better in life than being a late bloomer. I believe that success can happen at any time and at any age.
Success is different for everyone; everybody defines it in their own way, and that's part of what we do in 'Close Up', finding what it was each person wanted to achieve and what their willingness to sacrifice for that was.
The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success?
About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
Luc de Clapiers
Muslims must believe that all power, success and victory comes from God alone.
Abu Bakar Bashir
If you look at the common denominator of all the comics who have had big success, it's being true to their nature... that's what takes a long time to learn.
They thought I was a success as soon as I started paying the bills.
Leaders in China and India realize that science and technology lead to success and wealth. But many countries in the West graduate students into the unemployment line by teaching skills that were necessary to live in 1950.
I don't take success and failure seriously. The only thing I do seriously is march forward. If I fall, I get up and march again.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
James Cash Penney
If you look at the average age of a company on the Dow Jones index, it's something like 35 years or younger. In other words... success is no indication of longevity.
I don't think success arrives and you're suddenly happy. It's not like that. If people think that they'll be very disappointed.
I've been surrounded by a lot of people who felt that external success would result in them feeling good about themselves. But it just seems extremely unfulfilling to me.
When I look in the mirror, I see someone who's happy with how he looks, because I was never one of the handsome Hollywood people. And I've had success as I've gotten older, because I'm able to play characters. I no longer get the girl, but I get the part.
While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap.
I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting.
Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.
I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.
If crime is going down, you shouldn't be increasing resources for crime prevention. Or you should be taking note of what has worked and concentrate the crime-prevention methods on policies that have a track record of success.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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