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Playing for Success is working tremendously well since its launch five years ago. It's getting lots of schoolkids more involved with their local sports teams while teaching them the basics in a way that interests them.' - on initiatives to improve English rugby
Jonny Wilkinson

The most successful coaches on any level teach the fundamentals.
John McKay

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
Norman Vincent Peale

I'm not some blonde bimbo. I want to be a successful businesswoman.
Sarah Harding

This unusual and highly successful species spends a great deal of time examining his higher motives and an equal amount of time ignoring his fundamental ones.
Desmond Morris

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Orison Swett Marden

I was told over and over again that I would never be successful, that I was not going to be competitive and the technique was simply not going to work. All I could do was shrug and say 'We'll just have to see'.
Dick Fosbury

I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything
John D Rockeller

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.
Harold Geneen

I always think I'm the Tom Cruise of music - a lot of success and fans, but no critics, darling.
Jon Bon Jovi

To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
Golda Meir

If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed, which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. But I can find out no such case.
Charles Darwin

Though a hundred crooked paths may conduct to a temporary success, the one plain and straight path of public and private virtue can alone lead to a pure and lasting fame and the blessings of posterity
Edward Everett

Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure.
Joseph Heller

Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
Winston Churchill

Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it's better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.
Michael Crawford

All serial killers want to win. They choose victims they can kill successfully.
Pat Brown

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby

If you examine the dynamic between me and Simon, there is a lot of jealousy. He's had success, but later in life. I think he wishes he was my age having it all.
Ryan Seacrest

Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.
Graham Greene

Ask yourself the secret of YOUR success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.
Richard Bach

I'm really happy I'm playing well over the last couple of days and it's been a successful tournament so far
Arvind Parmar

Spaghetti can be eaten most successfully if you inhale it like a vacuum cleaner.
Sophia Loren

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.
Mignon McLaughlin

I've been popular and unpopular, successful and unsuccessful, loved and loathed, and I know how meaningless it all is. Therefore, I feel free to take whatever risks I want.
Madonna

Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
Hannah Arendt

Absolute identity with one's cause is the first and great condition of successful leadership.
Woodrow Wilson

The only question to ask yourself is, how much are you willing to sacrifice to achieve this success?
Larry Flynt

Behind every successful woman... is a basket of dirty laundry. [Hohoho, what a funny quip!]
Sally Forth

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
George Washington

Humans can learn to like anything, that's why we are such a successful species.
Jeannette Desor

I don't think that success is going to destroy me at this point in my life, like I used to think.
Rosanne Cash

Our best successes often come after our greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

People of medicore ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
George Allen

When you realise that you possess within your self everything you need to promote your own success, the feeling is one of empowerment.
James Fixx

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love
what you are doing, you will be successful
Herman Cain

Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives.
Edwin C Bliss

Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Tennessee Williams

The only place you'll find success before work is in the dictionary.
May B Smith

From success you get a lot of things, but not that great inside thing that love brings you.
Samuel Goldwyn

Success is the child of audacity.
Benjamin Disraeli

The power to wage war is the power to wage war successfully.
Charles E Hughes

Did I ever think being in Coldplay would lead to so much success? Of course not - but I'm glad it has.
Jonny Buckland

You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.
Dale Carnegie

For each of us who appear to have had a successful experiment there are many to whom their own experiments seem barren and negative.
Melvin Calvin

I am delighted with everything, the success of the white stripes and also be married to Karen.
Jack White

The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.
Kenneth Blanchard

I was confident that I would coach the England team through to a successful World Cup in 2007, notwithstanding the setbacks that we have had through the autumn
Andy Robinson

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. [On how to be a successful athlete]
Gail Devers

The three P's of success: passion, persistence and patience.
Doug Bronson



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