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Comment#  ·   Fair (176 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an approaching train.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you know, the less you need to show.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you know, the less you think you know.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The more you put into life, the less you will get.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The number of people watching you is directly proportional to the stupidity of your action.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The one who says it cannot be done should never interrupt the one who is doing it.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The surest way of having something done is to forbid your kids to do it.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (105 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (129 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are a lot of ways to become a failure, but never taking a chance is the most successful.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are people who make things happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (1042 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Chris Blake

The majority of the time, the thing that gets in the way of success... is your brain.

Chris Blake, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (50 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking.

Arthur Block, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (451 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.

Daniel Boorstin, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (370 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Robert F. Kennedy, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (1290 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999  · 

Take a chance and you may lose. Take not a chance and you have lost already.

Søren Kierkegaard, in Success and Failure

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