Success Quotes (2131)

Quotes and citations about success


I don't think about my previous success. I'm happy that the work I've done has been very successful.

By : Aaliyah

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Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is eighty percent of being a successful hitter. The other twenty percent is just execution.

By : Hank Aaron

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I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command.

By : Lynn Abbey

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In our view, successful reform is not an event. It is a sustainable process that will build on its own successes - a virtuous cycle of change.

By : Abdallah II

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Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.

By : Paula Abdul

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I hope to be involved in a successful movie script.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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As brilliant an individual that Michael Jordan was, he was not successful until he got with a good team unit.

By : Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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The epic poet collaborates with the spirit of his time in the composition of his work. That is, if he is successful

By : Lascelles Abercrombie

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Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.

By : F. Murray Abraham

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Success produces success, just as money produces money.

By : Diane Ackerman

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By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.

By : John Acton

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I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.

By : Alvin Adams

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I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards.

By : Amy Adams

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I always knew I'd be in music in some sort of capacity. I didn't know if I'd be successful at it, but I knew I'd be doing something in it. Maybe get a job in a record store. Maybe even play in a band. I never got into this to be a star.

By : Bryan Adams

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No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.

By : Charles Kendall Adams

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No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him.

By : Charles Kendall Adams

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There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.

By : George Matthew Adams

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But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that.

By : Gerry Adams

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Rockefeller once explained the secret of success. 'Get up early, work late - and strike oil.'

By : Joey Adams

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Sometimes it seems that we are successful only because we have not tried hard enough for our best. We do the hard thing, and one day we succeed, and many things are made plain to us.

By : Maude Adams

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Unless you're willing to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen.

By : Phillip Adams

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Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.

By : Scott Adams

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Why do I need succession planning? I'm very alert, I'm very vibrant. I have no intention to retire.

By : Sheldon Adelson

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One is never ready for success. It consecrates and looses you at the same time.

By : Isabelle Adjani

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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

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Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.

By : Aeschylus

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The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.

By : Aesop

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People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had.

By : Casey Affleck

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We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.

By : James Agee

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Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was.

By : Jenny Agutter

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And I think that when I finally decided to let go and let God and allow that to happen, I became a lot more successful than I could have done if I had planned it all myself.

By : Clay Aiken

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And I don't think that success can be measured by how many TV shows you're on.

By : Clay Aiken

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I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent, you must work hard - to be lucky is a good thing - but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success.

By : Greg Akcelrod

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Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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Poetry is a succession of questions which the poet constantly poses.

By : Vicente Aleixandre

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The successful establishment of a buffer zone around Fort Carson will provide an example for other bases around the country as we seek to protect the training mission of the U.S. military while preserving critical habitats on our ranges.

By : Wayne Allard

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An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.

By : Fred Allen

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The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

By : James Allen

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The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.

By : James Allen

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