Success and Failure
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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.
He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
I have learned to use the word "impossible" with the greatest caution.
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power.
I don't have any solution but I certainly admire the problem.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been.
Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.
You are not what you think you are, you are not what they think you are, but you could be what you think they think you are.
You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.