We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott 0 Likes          


I'm not one of those people who thinks they simply deserve success. I have the drive to work.

By : Bridget Moynahan

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Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner, and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer, much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record.

By : Pete Rozelle

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The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy, cannot be understood unless one sits among the audience and feels the warmth created by the quality of laughter that the audience takes home with it.

By : James Thurber

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There's only one thing that can guarantee our failure, and that's if we quit.

By : Craig Breedlove

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I don't know many people, if any, who have had some straight line toward success. I mean, they start here, they work hard, they've got what it takes, and they just go straight to the top over some number of years. Most people get a little failure.

By : Sam Donaldson

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One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.

By : Thomas Sowell

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As the world's sole remaining super power and economic powerhouses, our nation's ability to be at the forefront of innovation and production has enabled unparalleled economic success of our nation's workforce.

By : Leonard Boswell

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Social Security should have a self-sustaining portion that was funded by contributions from both employers and employees. That's what we know and have known for 70 successful years.

By : James Roosevelt

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The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.

By : Paramahansa Yogananda

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There is little success where there is little laughter.

By : Andrew Carnegie

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A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example.

By : Robert Menzies

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Successful people recognize crisis as a time for change - from lesser to greater, smaller to bigger.

By : Edwin Louis Cole

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