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Success and Failure

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (162 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

[aphorist] La Rochefoucauld, in [category] Love and Hate and [category] Success and Failure

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

Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.

[aphorist] Will Rogers, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (58 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising budget is big enough.

[aphorist] Ed Rollins, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (869 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

A ship doesn't travel far in a calm sea.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (17 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A winner never quits -- a quitter never wins.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (12 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

After all is said and done, a lot more is usually said than done.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

After an instrument has been assembled, extra components will be found on the bench.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All I ask of life is a constant and exaggerated sense of my own importance.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Life and Death and [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (27 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (141 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by [user] Ian Robinson

An error is not a mistake until you refuse to correct it.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (15 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anthony's Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll into the least accessible corner of the workshop.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any small object that is accidentally dropped will hide under a larger object.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (28 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any time things appear to be going better, you have overlooked something.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (18 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Any time you think you have influence, try ordering around someone else's dog.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anyone who uses the phrase "easy as taking candy from a baby" has never tried taking candy from a baby.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (27 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Blessed are the meek for they shall inhibit the earth.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Blessed are those who expect nothing... for they will not be disappointed.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

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