The first condition of success for the League of Nations is, therefore, a firm understanding between the British Empire and the United States of America and France and Italy that there will be no competitive building up of fleets or armies between them.

By : Arthur Henderson 0 Likes          


Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.

By : Rupert Holmes

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I mean, the truth of the matter is, I like the failures as much as I like the successes, it's only the world that doesn't like the failures.

By : Sydney Pollack

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You've got to work hard for your success and you've got to have a steady presence. That's the secret.

By : Kid Rock

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The reason I'm travelling so much is because of reasons that weren't completely planned. Several of the shows became successful and were invited to go to other places and they've all happened at similar times.

By : Matthew Bourne

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The vast concourse of people who had assembled to witness the triumphant arrival of the successful travellers was of the lowest orders of mechanics and artisans, among whom great distress and a dangerous spirit of discontent with the government at that time prevailed.

By : Fanny Kemble

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You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.

By : Claude M. Bristol

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Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons that make me think I'm a failure.

By : William Hurt

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Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there - or failing to get there.

By : Max Lerner

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Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

By : Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Success is what you do with your ability. It's how you use your talent.

By : George Allen, Sr.

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Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt. Only by being open to change will you have a true opportunity to get the most from your talent.

By : Nolan Ryan

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I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was - because I had graphic instances of it - handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say, 'I don't want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie' - and this was compounded by X-Men as well.

By : Patrick Stewart

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