Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose.
I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.
My success was not based so much on any great intelligence but on great common sense.
Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.
A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.
Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
For success, attitude is equally as important as ability.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.
There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
Success is nothing more than a few simple disciplines, practiced every day.
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.
The secret of business is to know something that nobody else knows.
It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence.
The noblest search is the search for excellence.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
I'd rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed.
If you don't know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money.
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
We are all gifted. That is our inheritance.
Success is never final, failure is never fatal. It's courage that counts.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.
Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.