Favorite Quotations ~  Success, 5 Whack on the Side of the Head

"Failure teaches success." ~ Japanese Saying


Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty. ~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel

There is only one success-- to be able to spend your life in your own way. ~ Christopher Morley

Would you like me to give you a formula for ... success? It's quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure... You're thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all... You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it. ~ Thomas J. Watson

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. ~ Booker T. Washington

I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings. ~ Margaret Mead

It's sort of the American way to go up and down the ladder, maybe several times in a lifetime. ~ Martha Stewart, The New Yorker

When I thought I couldn't go on, I forced myself t okeep going. My success is based on persistence, not luck. ~ Estee Lauder

Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work. ~ Anna Pavlova

You're never allowed to step on people to get ahead, but you can step over them if they're in your way. ~ Star Jones

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