Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.

By : Maxwell Maltz 0 Likes          


You never know when you read a script how it's going to turn out because so much depends on the collaboration between people. If I'd been in some of the movies I turned down, maybe they wouldn't have been a success.

By : Molly Ringwald

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I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies.

By : Christopher Meloni

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It's not too good to have this attitude in F1. It could be a disadvantage.

By : Alain Prost

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We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.

By : Robert Mugabe

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For me, it was more a dramatic shift to go from the stage to the screen.

By : Michael C. Hall

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Creativity takes courage.

By : Henri Matisse

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Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms.

By : J. Philippe Rushton

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Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure.

By : Roland Gift

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I think everybody ought to be allowed to be engaged in athletics at whatever level the audience will accept.

By : Gerald McRaney

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The rise of China as a new power is another great challenge for the US. Our failure to properly handle Germany and Japan earlier in the 20th century cost us and the world dearly. We must not make this same mistake with China.

By : Steve Forbes

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If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.

By : Robert Louis Stevenson

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Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.

By : Orison Swett Marden

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