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Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst; considered to be the manifestation of a dire mental disease whose successful treatment depends on the patient learning to love the analyst more and himself less.
Thomas Szasz

It comes down to the fact that a movie is only as good as its script. [on what it takes to have a successful movie]
Curtis Hanson

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
Dale Turner

All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy

I don't know if he [Robbie Williams] would come through the other end [of going through what he went through].

On a musical level, I know how much it keeps him together, doing this and being successful.
Gary Barlow

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

I find that the very things that I get criticized for, which is usually being different and just doing my own thing and just being original, is the very thing that's making me successful.
Shania Twain

A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Our belief in any particular natural law cannot have a safer basis than our unsuccessful critical attempts to refute it.
[Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge]
Karl Popper

I know that this team has had tremendous success in recent years and is firmly a premiership club and I hope to contribute fully.
Bruno N'gotty

People in the Pentagon had colleagues killed and maimed by bin Laden. They're trying to find bin Laden and kill him and his cult. Naturally they consider that a legitimate thing to do, but they're having mixed success at the job.
Bruce Sterling

Being a successful artist means that sometimes you wake up and can't quite believe who you are and what you are doing - and that lots of people around the world know who you are because of it!
Josh Groban

It's the quality of the ordinary, the straight, the square, that accounts for the great stability and success of our nation. It's a quality to be proud of. But it's a quality that many people seem to have neglected.
Gerald Ford

Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
Jonathan Taylor Thomas

The secret of success is to be in harmony with existence, to be always calm to let each wave of life wash us a little farther up the shore.
Cyril Connolly

There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.
Alexander Chase

The candidates we have in this campaign are... the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we've had since 1960. One of them will be successful.
Hilary Clinton

The desire for success lubricates secret prostitution's in the soul.
Norman Mailer

About the only problem with success is that it does not teach you how to deal with failure.
Tommy Lasorda

Character cannot be developed in peace and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyse your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back?
W Clement Stone

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

On daughter Elizabeth's modelling success: "Mick was against it at first but he's ok now. She made $60 000 in one week - what can you say?"
Jerry Hall

Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor.
Noel Coward

I really think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness (like success) also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it's also obvious no one can experience one without the other.
Donna Fargo

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
Vincent T Lombardi

Success in highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which comes only to the man who has found the work he likes best.
Napoleon Hill

Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blossom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity.
Frances Watkins Harper

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

The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well.
Barbara Ehrenreich

A fellow told me he was going to hang-glider school. He said, 'I've been going for three months.' I said, 'How many successful jumps do you need to make before you graduate?' He said, 'All of them.'
Red Skelton

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
Arnold Glascow

Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environment.
Keith Henson

There is something about the literary life that repels me, all this desperate building of castles on cobwebs, the long drawn acrimonious struggle to make something important which we all know will be gone forever in a few years, the miasma of failure which is to me almost as offensive as the cheap gaudiness of popular success.
Raymond Chandler

I do not ever want to be a huge star. Do you think I want a success?
Tuesday Weld

In the publishing business you have to learn to greet failure with the same handshake as you would success.
Eddie Bell

I'm a catalyst for change You can't be an outsider and be successful over 30 years without leaving a certain amount of scar tissue around the place.
Rupert Murdoch

He has shown, as perhaps the most successful chancellor in our country's history, that he's got the strength and the experience and the judgment to make a great prime minister. [yes Tony we all love the fact he destroyed everyone's pension]
Tony Blair

In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
Christian Nestell Bovee

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau

For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Sir Walter Scott

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
Anthony Robbins

Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don't give up, and you will achieve success in what you set out to do.
Rachel Corrie

There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?
Kin Hubbard

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
Dale Carnegie

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

We welcome the new Pope and wish him every success in the daunting challenges that lie ahead.

...We hope that he will continue along the path of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II in working to enhance relations with the Jewish people and the State of Israel. [on the election of Pope Benedict XVI]
Jonathan Sacks

Once you're successful with a certain kind of music, it's hard not to have faith in it as a means to stay successful.
Roberta Flack

Success in football is all about working hard, once you do that you give yourself a chance of doing well.
Anthony Le Tallec

Keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final.
Roger Babson

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