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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

A low morality will not sustain leadership long, its influence quickly vanishes, it cannot produce its own succession.
Chester Irving Barnard

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

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

You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
Clive Anderson

The UK must combine its recent success with a dash of humility.
Peter Mandelson

As an Englander, I must admit it is true - if a Welshman achieves success he is heralded as a britishh triumph, should he lose then he is very much a Welsh failure.
Stan Stevens

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Colin Powell

I'm not one of those people who thinks they simply deserve success. I have the drive to work.
Bridget Moynahan

Why not be oneself? That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound, why try to look like a Pekingese?
Dame Edith Sitwell

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

I don't believe in the so-called Latino explosion when it comes to movies. Jennifer Lopez doesn't have an accent. She grew up in New York speaking English not Spanish. Her success is very important because she represents a different culture, but it doesn't help me. I grew up in Mexico, not the US, and the fact is that there just aren't any parts for Latin actresses. I have to persuade people that my accent won't be a problem, but an asset.
Salma Hayek

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.
Andre Maurois

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

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

Talent in cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Stephen King

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

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
Orison Swett Marden

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

Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles

He's beloved. Not many players become what he has become. You know that he [Agassi] is going to be equally famous and equally successful in his post career.
Lindsay Davenport

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

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
Robert Heller

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
Booker T Washington

This bikini made me a success.
Ursula Andress

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

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

You always pass failure on the way to success.
Mickey Rooney

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

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

Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success.
Thomas A Edison

The main essentials of a successful prime minister are sleep and a sense of history.
Edmund Wilson

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

It was phenomenal. I was doing two ongoing series, each totally different from the other, and they were both successful. [On a very successful acting period in his career]
William Daniels

When I look back on the success that we have had, sometimes I end up scaring and amazing myself, it's a strange emotion.
Andy Gibb

Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
Don Shula

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

If you want to win the battle then you better have the better tanks, they can make the difference between success and failure in combat.
Heinz Guderian

There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
Christopher Morley

He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much
Bessie Stanley

The world tolerates conceit from those who are successful, but not from anybody else.
John Blake

Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.
John Dewey

The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Vidal Sassoon

A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Albert Schweitzer

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

Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.
H G Wells

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

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

Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.
Vincent T Lombardi

Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.
Jim Backus



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