No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma - but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.

By : Alfred Adler 0 Likes          


A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason.

By : Margaret Atwood

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Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.

By : Jim McMahon

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When I first did 'The Fast and the Furious', I didn't want there to be a sequel on the first one. I thought, 'Why would you rush to do a sequel - just because your first film is successful?'

By : Vin Diesel

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Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success.

By : Bo Bennett

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But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job.

By : Daniel Goleman

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Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else.

By : Allan Sherman

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Only when God was said to have died did various leaders, professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors.

By : John Ralston Saul

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How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.

By : William Ellery Channing

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A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.

By : William Makepeace Thackeray

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There are no mistakes, save one: the failure to learn from a mistake.

By : Robert Fripp

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Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world.

By : Zalmay Khalilzad

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Our view is that economic isolationism is the wrong way to go. Vibrant, successful growing economies that advance the interests of their citizens engage the global economy. And, we're committed to engaging the global economy.

By : John W. Snow

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