Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole.
By : Bernard Law Montgomery
I'm extremely ambitious. I don't know why people are afraid to say that. I won't sell my soul to the devil, but I do want success and I don't think that's bad.
By : Jada Pinkett Smith
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous
By : W. Somerset Maugham
Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.
By : Gary Ryan Blair
That's the danger of having too much success. You lose that magic, that feeling of not being in control, which I feel now, it's too controlled.
By : Stephen Dorff
Thompson and Ritchie were among the first to realize that hardware and compiler technology had become good enough that an entire operating system could be written in C, and by 1978 the whole environment had been successfully ported to several machines of different types.
By : Eric S. Raymond
No one lives long enough to learn everything they need to learn starting from scratch. To be successful, we absolutely, positively have to find people who have already paid the price to learn the things that we need to learn to achieve our goals.
By : Brian Tracy
We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another.
By : Henry L. Stimson
Students rarely disappoint teachers who assure them in advance that they are doomed to failure.
By : Sidney Hook
Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too.
By : Jimmy Buffett