In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
– Charles de Montesquieu
If you don’t succeed on your own ground, then there’s no reason to succeed. Unless, of course, you really want a boat. If you’re a person who feels that with a yacht, everything will be all right, then you should do whatever you have to and get the yacht.
– Albert Brooks
I told them, you can succeed – it’s not likely the first time, maybe 25 per cent, but you CAN succeed. You can also die. By April 16 they had already been to camp III, well ahead of most teams.
– Anatoli Boukreev
Failure is not an option. Everyone has to succeed.
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Never say that your life is to be a singer. You want to sing because it’s a part of your life. But if you don’t succeed as a singer, it doesn’t mean you don’t have a life and it’s over.
– Celine Dion
I am ready to accept all accusations, allegations, anger – but I have to succeed.
– Boris Trajkovski
The most important factor in determining whether you will succeed isn’t your gender – it’s you.
– Angela Braly
I wouldn’t go so far to say that destiny preserves me. I managed to survive and to succeed.
– Ariel Sharon
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
– Abraham Lincoln
I don’t think it’s not feminist to use every tool you have to succeed, and part of that is being a woman – presenting yourself in a certain way.
– Christina Hendricks
Heroes in drama are people who try hard to reach a virtuous ideal. And whether they succeed or fail really doesn’t matter – it’s the trying that counts.
– Aaron Sorkin
Well it’s hard to bracket it like that because everyone always thinks you either go to America and you come back, fail or succeed, but it doesn’t work like that.
– Anna Friel
If you’ve climbed the first 140 meters it doesn’t mean that you’ve succeeded; you are going to succeed by climbing the last 10 meters.
– Alain Robert
If at first you don’t succeed, get a bigger hammer.
– Alan Lewis
The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place.
– Barry Goldwater
Beckham is unusual. He was desperate to be a footballer. His mind was made up when he was nine or ten. Many kids think that it’s beyond them. But you can’t succeed without practising at any sport.
– Bobby Charlton
Where the ‘Bay of Pigs’ invasion failed, undoubtedly the tourist invasion will succeed in forever changing the landscape of island. What comes next in Cuba? The answer is that many Cubans aren’t waiting around to find out.
– Brin-Jonathan Butler
The many many imponderables come together when a film opens and for all sorts of reasons it may or may not succeed.
– Ben Kingsley
We can succeed only by concert. It is not, ‘Can any of us imagine better,’ but, ‘Can we all do better?’
I’m still ambivalent about Hollywood. I think that’s why I made ‘Star 80.’ To deal with the ambivalence. I really wanted to succeed Gene Kelly, and I thought it was a fair bet.
– Bob Fosse
I’m getting more towards that point where I’m ready to kind of pass the torch on and see the next generation succeed behind me.
– Angela Ruggiero
If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.
– Al Gore
Yes, we can do business in Nepal and still succeed. That is what I proved.
– Binod Chaudhary
We all share a common goal – we want our children to succeed.
– Bob Taft
I, most talented players don’t always succeed. Some don’t even make the team. It’s more what’s inside.
– Brett Favre
Prince Philippe is well prepared to succeed me.
– Albert II of Belgium
Rock and roll’s relatively new, in the sense of the Fifties, Sixties, right? They invented the first sort of rock stars, and they took it to excess, and then the excess became bitter, tormented. Then it became okay to succeed.
– Albert Hammond, Jr.
The truth is that most small businesses will not succeed and you need to be emotionally prepared for this.
– Benjamin Cohen
To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.
– Benjamin Franklin