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The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
Brendan Francis Behan

In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
Rita Rudner

My life, my career has been like a roller coaster. I've either been an enormous success or just a down-and-out failure.
Judy Garland

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

Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles

'How can they say my life isn't a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?'
Logan Pearsall Smith

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

It is now Steve McClaren's job to decide on Beckham's successor. He has a lot of choices that are more than capable of doing the job. It is very much up to him
Sven Goran Eriksson

Failure is success if we learn from it.
Malcolm Forbes

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

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

I am not a miracle worker, but I have done things of this nature before. It's 95 per cent down to the team and the players themselves to win. There is a five per cent gap that the fans can close to bring success.
Uri Geller

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

To burn always with this hard, gem-like flame, to maintain this ecstasy, is success in life.
Walter Pater

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

Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success.
Maude Adams

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
George Washington

I hate the phrase 'former porn queen.' That part of my life was a long time ago. Think of something else to call me... I'm successful in spite of my past, not because of it.
Traci Lords

Psychoanalysis. Almost went three times - almost. Then I decided what was peculiar about me was probably what made me successful. I've seen some very talented actors go into analysis and really lose it.
Bette Davis

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

Failure is not the only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.
Jules Renard

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

I don't think we've been influenced massively by our success and by our travels. The lyrics [singer Chris Martin] writes are more basic than that, more basic, emotional ideas rather than life experiences. There's probably a few lines in there which reflect what's happened in the last year or so, but it's hard to say
Guy Berryman

As a person who inwardly revolts all the time, I'm a raging success. [that's always good to know...]
Roy Harper

The Llama is a woolly sort of fleecy hairy goat, with an indolent expression and an undulating throat; like an unsuccessful literary man.
Hilaire Belloc

A desire to be in charge of our own lives, a need for control, is born in each of us. It is essential to our mental health, and our success, that we take control.
Robert Bennett

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

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

Success in show business depends on your ability to make and keep friends.
Sophie Tucker

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the obstacles one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Booker T Washington

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

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
Conrad Hilton

I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it.
Brendan Fraser

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime.
Babe Ruth

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

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
Dale Carnegie

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard Feynman

Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result.
Oscar Wilde

I'm not a defender of old or new football managers. I believe in good ones and bad ones, those that achieve success and those that don't. Please don't call me arrogant, but I'm European champion and I think I'm a special one
Jose Mourinho

He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.
Joseph Heller

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

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

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

Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a new perpetual succession of miracles rising up to its view.
Joseph Addison

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

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

Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
Jim Rohn

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

He has achieved success who has worked well, laughed often, and loved much.
Elbert Hubbard

Bodybuilding is much like any other sport. To be successful, you must dedicate yourself 100% to your training, diet and mental approach.
Arnold Schwarzenegger



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