Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Success & Failure Quotes

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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
Albert Einstein

“If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y plus Z, where X is work, Y is play, Z is keep your mouth shut.”
Albert Einstein

“Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.”
Arthur Rubinstein

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.”
Bessie Stanley

“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.”
Beverly Sills

“I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.”
Bill Cosby

“Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.”
Bob Brown

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; un-rewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”
Calvin Coolidge

“It is not a disgrace to fail. Failing is one of the greatest arts in the world.”
Charles F. Kettering

“Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage.”
Charles Luckman

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.”

“When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”
George E. Woodberry

“No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed.”
Harold MacMillan

“Men are born to succeed, not to fail.”
Henry David Thoreau

“If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which, is - try to please everybody.”
Herbert Bayard Swope

“Not failure, but low aim, is crime.”
James Russell Lowell

“Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.”
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“Nothing fails like success because we don't learn from it. We learn only from failure.”
Kenneth Boulding

“There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man that didn't tell you all about it?”
Kin Hubbard

“The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.”
Leontyne Price

“It's not failure, but low aim is crime.”

“Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.”
Malcolm Stevenson Forbes

“There is much to be said for failure. It is much more interesting than success.”
Max Beerbohm

“If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded.”
Maya Angelou

“The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail.”
Napoleon Hill

“Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.”
Oscar Wilde

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
Robert Francis Kennedy

“Flops are a part of life's menu and I've never been a girl to miss out on any of the courses.”
Rosalind Russell

“Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders.”
Sloan Wilson

“I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating.”

“The only place where success comes before work is in a dictionary.”
Vidal Sassoon

“I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everything he's got.”
Walter Cronkite

“The greatest failure is the failure to try.”
William A. Ward

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”
William Feather

“The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything - and it works.”
William Strong

“Eighty percent of success is showing up.”
Woody Allen

“Enthusiasm is more important than any other commodity. It will find solutions when none are apparent, and it will achieve success where none is thought possible.”

“If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.”

“He's never been very successful. When opportunity knocks, he complains about the noise.”

“A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure till he gives up.”

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