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Success and Failure

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tiny.ag/axmb1ikq  ·   Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing happens unless first a dream.

Carl Sandburg, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/8qrwy5es  ·   Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.

William Saroyan, in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/0jnrf9e2  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing good ever ends.

William Saroyan, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/6ntlf03d  ·   Fair (60 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one has ever bet enough on a winning horse.

Richard Sasuly, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/euochyxn  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.

Daniel Schorr, in Altruism and Cynicism and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/zmkoye6d  ·   Fair (56 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anything not worth doing is worth not doing well. Think about it.

Elias Schwartz, in Success and Failure

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

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Albert Schweitzer, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/dhpqxvke  ·   Fair (852 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Talkers are no good doers.

William Shakespeare, Henry VI, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ass2ou8g  ·   Fair (222 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

George Bernard Shaw, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/yyswmzge  ·   Fair (373 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you're strong enough, there are no precedents.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ykvnehgu  ·   Fair (729 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.

Henry Ford, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/16klo0kt  ·   Fair (881 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Whether you think that you can or that you can't, you are usually right.

Henry Ford, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/mydapq7x  ·   Fair (605 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Megan

To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.

Anatole France, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/hukld0ge  ·   Fair (291 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Man's Search for Meaning (paperback)

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked throughout the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken away from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Viktor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/vpwdae8j  ·   Fair (343 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.

Benjamin Franklin, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/9kdycunx  ·   Fair (1386 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve.

Robert Frost, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

tiny.ag/jymwcve2  ·   Fair (120 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

John Kenneth Galbraith, in Success and Failure