Friday, September 5, 2008

The Secret of Success

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful."
-Albert Schweitzer
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"There is no success without hardship."
-Sophocles
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"The road to success is always under construction."
-Lily Tomlin
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"You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong."
-Warren Buffet
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"If A equals success, then the formula is A=X+Y+Z.
X is work, Y is play, Z is keep your mouth shut."
-Albert Einstein
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"I have not failed 700 times. I have not failed once. I have succeeded in proving that those 700 ways will not work."
-Thomas Edison (on inventing the lightbulb)
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"Losing is simply learning how to win."
-Ted Turner
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"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody."
-Bill Cosby
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"It is not going out of port, but coming back in that determines the success of a voyage."
-Henry Ward Beecher
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"Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things."
-T.S. Eliot
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"Flaming enthusiasm, backed by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."
-Dale Carnegie
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"I don't measure a man by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom."
-General George S. Patton
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"People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. They succeed because they are determined to."
-George Allen

1 comment:

Tom and Lillie Wilkinson said...

I remember when we went to Texas to visit the Jespersons, Aunt Ruthann had an index card pinned to her wall that read, "Your success in life depends on how easily you adapt to plan 'B'".
Lillie