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Success and Failure

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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/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/zan4dyde  ·   Fair (869 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Don't fear change -- embrace it.

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

tiny.ag/uqvndhdp  ·   Fair (901 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The College Blue Book (data CD)

Become addicted to constant and neverending self-improvement.

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

tiny.ag/wlihbcon  ·   Fair (87 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

"It can't happen here" is number 1 on the list of famous last words.

David Crosby, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/60xih5fm  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.

Quentin Crisp, 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

tiny.ag/dvyytf1b  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one really knows enough to be a pessimist.

Norman Cousins, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/shpmv1fs  ·   Fair (323 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.

Confucius, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/nms3wmpx  ·   Fair (63 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Robert Collier, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/9einaqki  ·   Fair (137 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?

Jean Cocteau, in Altruism and Cynicism and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/rxx8g4si  ·   Fair (67 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Appius Claudius, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/cf7uraml  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Intelligence is nothing without delight.

Paul Claudel, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/dlqoy9f3  ·   Fair (93 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke, Technology and the Future, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/vjl9ro7i  ·   Fair (63 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.

Joe Clark, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/oxoy2gsu  ·   Fair (480 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/p7nfwxgq  ·   Fair (455 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.

Winston Churchill, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/950guyxd  ·   Fair (479 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

Winston Churchill, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/pxbmzdh5  ·   Fair (255 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it.

Winston Churchill, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/yespcqa6  ·   Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No pressure, no diamonds.

Mary Case, in Success and Failure