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Success and Failure

376 aphorisms  ·  9 comments

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (66 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.

[aphorist] Ross Presser, in [category] Life and Death and [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (56 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened, it won't last.

[aphorist] Jules Renard, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (168 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 (99 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 (64 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 (33 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.

[aphorist] Leo Rosten, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

[aphorist] Margaret Lee Runbeck, in [category] Life and Death and [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (854 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by [user] Bill Masterson (wmasterson

The race may not be always to the swift, or the battle to the strong, but that's sure the way to bet.

[aphorist] Damon Runyon, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (80 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing happens unless first a dream.

[aphorist] Carl Sandburg, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (84 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.

[aphorist] William Saroyan, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (73 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing good ever ends.

[aphorist] William Saroyan, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one has ever bet enough on a winning horse.

[aphorist] Richard Sasuly, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (106 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Sloppy thinking only gets worse with decapitation.

[aphorist] Dr. Squid, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (320 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There's nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.

[aphorist] Peter F. Drucker, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (52 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There's no success like failure, And failure's no success at all.

[aphorist] Bob Dylan, "Love Minus Zero/No Limit", in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (361 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (90 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998 by [user] William F. Light

Don't let fear stop you.

[aphorist] William F. Light, (to someone threatening to knock him out), in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (161 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.

[aphorist] Vincent T. Lombardi, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (51 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The average person thinks he isn't.

[aphorist] Larry Lorenzoni, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (752 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Do, or do not. There is no try.

[aphorist] George Lucas, The Empire Strikes Back (Yoda), in [category] Success and Failure

The Empire Strikes Back, special ed. (VHS (NTSC))

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