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Success and Failure

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (219 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.

[aphorist] Victor Hugo, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] War and Peace

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (167 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left.

[aphorist] Hubert Humphrey, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (2934 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

With love and patience, nothing is impossible.

[aphorist] Daisaku Ikeda, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1001 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Delay is preferable to error.

[aphorist] Thomas Jefferson, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (1155 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.

[aphorist] Thomas Jefferson, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.

[aphorist] Pope John Paul I, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (87 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.

[aphorist] Jeremy Preston Johnson, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (95 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.

[aphorist] Franklin P. Jones, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (134 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

[aphorist] James Joyce, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (297 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

[aphorist] Elbert Hubbard, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (92 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If wishes were fishes we'd all be throwing nets. If wishes were horses we'd all ride.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (88 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Perfection is perfectly simple; fouling things up requires true skill.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Remember only the good, the bad will never forget you.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (65 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (54 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (44 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To buy happiness is to sell soul.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (69 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To hit bottom is to fall from grace.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (69 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We may not always get what we want, but surely we will get what we deserve.

[aphorist] Doug Horton, in [category] Success and Failure

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