Success: (attain...achieve...accomplish... )

The courage to persist: In 1894, the rhetoric teacher at Harrow in England wrote on a sixteen-year-old's report card, "A conspicuous lack of success." Winston Chruchill persited. --- Winston Churchill 1874

A lot of successful people are risk-takers. Unless you're willing to do thatů to have a go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won't happen. --- Phillip Adams 1939

A strong passion ... will insure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means. --- Willam Hazlitt 1778

A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind. --- Bill Bethel

Achieving starts with believing. --- Anon xxxx

All successful people have a goal. No one can get anywhere unless he knows where he wants to go and what he wants to be or do. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right-about-face which turns us from failure towards success. --- Dorothea Brande

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable, procures success to the weak, and esteem to all. --- George Washington 1732

Do not think that what is hard for thee to master is impossible for man; but if a thing is possible and proper to man, deem it attainable by thee. --- Marcus Aurelius 121

Don't be discouraged by failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. --- John Keats

Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, nor our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience. --- William Arthur Ward

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. --- Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. --- Franklin D Roosevelt 1882

He that is over-cautious will accomplish little --- Friedrich Von Schiller 1759

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. --- Menander

He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly. --- James Allen

I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it, regardless of the possible outcome. (prime minister of Israel) --- Golda Meir

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure

which is: try to please everybody. --- Herbert Bayard Swope 1882

I could do nothing without problems, they toughen me my mind. In fact I tell my assistants not to bring me their successes for they weaken me; but rather to bring me their problems, for they strengthen me. --- Charles F Kettering 1876

I do want to say a few things to the graduates ... I ask you to give to your children a better world than we gave to you. I ask you to temper your striving for material success, for the glitter of things, with the drive to overcome the injustice and misery that still stalk our nation and our planet ... Be steadfast, be stronge, be of good cheer. --- Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.

I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed. --- Booker T Washington 1856

I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith. --- Mahatma Gandhi 1869

I was made to work; if you are equally industrious, you will be equally successful. --- Johann Sebastian Bach 1685

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it. --- William Arthur Ward

If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. --- Rosalyn Carter

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