For success, the author must make the reader care about the destiny of the principals, and sustain this anxiety, or suspense, for about 100,000 words.

By : Ken Follett 0 Likes          


I don't want to be married to someone who feels inferior to my success or because I make more money than he does.

By : Grace Kelly

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To win in Australia, for me, has to be the ultimate success because the Aussies live for sport.

By : Ian Botham

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Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

By : Albert Einstein

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I don't know if there is any one secret to successful writing, but one important step is to move beyond imitation and discover what you can write that no one else can - that is, find out who you are and write that in an appropriate narrative and style.

By : James Gunn

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I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that, for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.

By : Alan Greenspan

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I want to be able to look back and say, 'I've done everything I can, and I was successful.' I don't want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I'd like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.

By : Michael Phelps

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The most successful businessman is the man who holds onto the old just as long as it is good, and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.

By : Lee Iacocca

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We've been probably to some degree too successful.

By : Karl Rove

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I attribute my success to my mental approach to the game. I have always been a serious student of umpiring. I enjoy studying rules, situations, and positioning.

By : Jim Evans

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The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.

By : Denis Waitley

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I sort of understood that when I first started: that you shouldn't repeat a success. Very often you're going to, and maybe the first time you do, it works. And you love it. But then you're trapped.

By : Jack Nicholson

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You can't have any successes unless you can accept failure.

By : George Cukor

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