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

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

One man has enthusiasm for 30 minutes, another for 30 days, but it is the man who has it for 30 years who makes a success of his life.
Edward B. Butler

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Henry David Thoreau

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

No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara ever turned light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

The strongest man in the world is he who stands alone.
Henrik Ibsen

One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
Andre Gide

A hero is one who knows how to hang on one minute longer.
Norwegian proverb

Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know… One who doesn't try cannot fail and become wise.
William Saroyan

No man or woman is uniformly successful… we must all expect a rather high percentage of failure in the things we attempt.
Barnaby Keeney

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence -- and then success is sure.
Mark Twain

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Sun Tzu

There are two kinds of people who never amount to much: those who cannot do what they are told, and those who can do nothing else.
Cyrus Curtis

There are two kinds of failures: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.
Dr. Laurence J. Peter

There are two things to aim at in life: first to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Pearsall Smith

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

A great man is he who has not lost the heart of a child.
Mencius

He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
Edmund Burke

Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, magic and power in it. Begin it now.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Proverb

Ones best success comes after their greatest disappointments.
Henry Ward Beecher

Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.
Joseph Conrad

Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew.
Saint Francis De Sales

The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.
Dale Carnegie

People fail forward to success.
Mary Kay Ash

As human beings, our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world... as in being able to remake ourselves.
Mahatma Gandhi

Our first and last love is - self-love.
Bovee

The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.
William Dean Howells

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
Elie Wiesel

It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.
Moliere

The important thing is this: To be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.
Charles du Bois

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Ayn Rand

Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz

Convictions are the mainsprings of action, the driving powers of life. What a man lives are his convictions.
Francis C. Kelley
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