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Success and Failure

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tiny.ag/9nbvii3g  ·   Fair (39 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't think, just do.

Reiko Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/uitd5jhz  ·   Fair (140 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I want what I want when I want it!

Roy Horton, (at age six), in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/fwsozshx  ·   Fair (239 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you have a bowl of apples and you eat the best ones first, then you have only the best ones left.

Shelly Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ndscvllq  ·   Fair (339 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Positive anything is better than negative nothing.

Elbert Hubbard, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/piklxjab  ·   Fair (223 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Victor Hugo, in Success and Failure and War and Peace

tiny.ag/la8pw7kl  ·   Fair (381 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet!

Rudyard Kipling, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/1ywkwx4s  ·   Fair (136 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

Henry Kissinger, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/boc0z1r2  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you optimize everything, you will always be unhappy.

Don Knuth, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/t8hgtc1d  ·   Fair (92 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.

W. Edwards Deming, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/xiwdsjg7  ·   Fair (127 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.

Daniel Dennett, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/uyr1lndu  ·   Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.

Bernadette Devlin, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/lasqyfqt  ·   Fair (80 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work.

Bette Davis, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/6wplp1s3  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/5r2sagdx  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To hit bottom is to fall from grace.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ka7fkx9f  ·   Fair (76 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To buy happiness is to sell soul.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/jlevctud  ·   Fair (45 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/dvzdavyb  ·   Fair (55 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The harder you fall, the higher you bounce.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/s4bygqtn  ·   Fair (66 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.

Doug Horton, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/k5r69m8l  ·   Fair (779 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems.

Anthony J. D'Angelo, The College Blue Book, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/y5vkzeae  ·   Fair (320 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.

Stephen R. Covey, Principle-Centered Leadership, in Success and Failure