Success and Failure
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It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
When one is trying to do something beyond one's known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll need them on your way down.
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
It's better to be an authentic loser than a false success, and to die alive than to live dead.
When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.
We have had an Imperial lesson; it may make us an Empire yet!
There cannot be a crisis next week. My schedule is already full.
After spending many years in Wall Street and after making and losing millions of dollars I want to tell you this: It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting.