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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

Success is a great deodorant. It takes away all your past smells.
Elizabeth Taylor

To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be able to do business with you and to build a relationship with mutual trust.
George Ross

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

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

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
Ethel Barrymore

In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already.
John Corbett

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.
Elbert Hubbard

We've all heard that we have to learn from our mistakes, but I think it's more important to learn from successes. If you learn only from your mistakes, you are inclined to learn only errors.
Norman Vincent Peale

I think the company's [HP's] success will be my legacy. The company's failure will be my failure, with all the predictable consequences of that.
Carly Fiorina

Nothing succeeds like the appearance of success
Christopher Lasch

If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut.
Albert Einstein

Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
Erma Bombeck

This is a great honour for Germany.

I think he will be a worthy successor to Pope John Paul II. I congratulate him on behalf of the government and all Germans. [on the election of Pope Benedict XVI]
Gerhard Schroeder

Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm Forbes

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

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

Huffer was once part of the success of 1970s pop legends Mungo Jerry, though he was also later jailed for fraud. [on Cockney Rebel's owner]
Cornelius Lysaght

There is no merit in avoiding a fall by never climbing. The successful team is that which makes one plus one equal 11.
Sheikh Mohammed

It's hard every night when the lads are going out having a pint or playing a round of golf. But if sitting on a bike is what I have to do to be successful, then that's what I will do.
Ian McCulloch

Success is achieved and maintained by those who try and keep trying.
W Clement Stone

The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him a situation which common sense, without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
Walter Lippmann

Success didn't spoil me, I've always been insufferable.
Fran Lebowitz

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

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

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

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.
Barbra Streisand

As long as we are successful on the pitch, then I will be here - unless Manchester United put in a call. But I don't think Sir Alex Ferguson is planning to step down just yet!
Paul Ince

Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it... Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching.
Tennessee Williams

If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Success is down to perseverance, ability, skills and experience, but it is also about being given an opportunity.
Leigh Clifford

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection, and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
Washington Irving

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides

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

Each success only buys an admission ticket to a more difficult problem.
Henry Kissinger

A minute's success pays the failure of years.
Robert Browning

Footballers wives are like leeches, feeding off their partners success. I don't want to be a footballer's wife.
Jamelia

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

This bikini made me a success.
Ursula Andress

The key to sitcom success is miserable people. If you see a happy couple, it's just gone, like when Sam and Diane got together on Cheers.
Matthew Perry

Sir Alex Ferguson is the most successful manager Manchester United have ever had. It is ridiculous for people to suggest he leaves. Who do they want to replace him? Ron Atkinson, Tommy Docherty?
Gary Neville

And I am ready, I think, to help this country move into its new generation where I think the challenges we face are ones that, because of the values that bind us as a country together, we are uniquely able to say that we are going to be one of the great global success stories of the future
Gordon Brown

I was not successful as a ball player, as it was a game of skill.
Casey Stengel

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

When our attitude towards ourselves is big, and our attitude toward others is generous and merciful, we attract big and generous portions of success.
W Clement Stone

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
Thomas J Watson

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



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