Success and Failure
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Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.
Inform all the troops that communications have completely broken down.
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.
Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.
If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.
I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
I have learned to use the word "impossible" with the greatest caution.
He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act and, in acting, to live.
A conclusion is simply the place where someone got tired of thinking.
Happiness: An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another.
Hatred: A sentiment appropriate to the occasion of another's superiority.
Misfortune: The kind of fortune that never misses.
The majority of the time, the thing that gets in the way of success... is your brain.