Tuesday, May 03, 2005

success

"The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person's determination."

- Tommy Lasorda

The more I practice, the luckier I get.
-Gary Player


"A thought which does not result in an action is nothing much, and an action which does not proceed from a thought is nothing at all."
- Georges Bernanos

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
- Benjamin Franklin


The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.
- Charles Schwab



We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.
- Aristotle



If you really want something, you can figure out how to make it happen.
- Cher


If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.
--Jonathan Winters


A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
- G.W.F. Hegel


All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.
- Mark Twain


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
- Abraham Lincoln



I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
-Bill Cosby


Man who say it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it.
- Chinese Proverb


Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
- Demosthenes


If you don't know where you're going, when you get there you will be lost
- Yogi Berra


Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
-Robert F. Kennedy


Because a thing seems difficult for you, do not think it is impossible for anyone to accomplish.
-Marcus Aurelius


There's no such thing as perfection. But, in striving for perfection, we can achieve excellence
-Vince Lombardi


Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
- Martin Luther King Jr.


A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are for.
-William Shedd


Chance favors only those minds which are prepared.
-Louis Pasteur


The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
- Leo Tolstoy


Everybody can be great. . . because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.
- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr


There are plenty of rules for attaining success, but none of them work unless you do!
- Mark Twain


The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
- Michelangelo


From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.
- Arthur Ashe


When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'
- Erma Bombeck


Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
-James Baldwin


Nothing is so exhausting as indecision, and nothing is so futile.
- Bertrand Russell


You don't just luck into things . .. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
-Barbara Bush


Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
- Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill


Even if you are on the right road, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
-Will Rogers


Courage is grace under pressure.
- Ernest Hemingway


Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men the most.
- Thucyclides


We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
- Helen Hayes


It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.
-Roy Disney


Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's
when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
-Margaret Thatcher


He is richest, who is satisfied with least.
- Socrates


Who has begun is half done.
Have the courage to be wise. Begin!
- Horace


The greatest stopper there is.
It's your excuse to yourself
for not doing anything.
Instead, strive for excellence.
Strive for doing your best.
- Sir Laurence Olivier --

“There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.”
- Christopher Morley

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will."
Vincent T. Lombardi

"Success is a journey, not a destination."
Ben Sweetland

"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes."
Benjamin Disraeli

The most practical, beautiful, workable philosophy in the world won't work - if you won't.
Zig Ziglar

"I believe the greater the handicap, the greater the triumph."
John H. Johnson

"A stumble may prevent a fall."
English Proverb

"God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest."
Swedish Proverb

"Possession of the ball is the key to winning in football, basketball, and the game of life."
Laing Burns, Jr.


"Success often comes to those who have the aptitude to see way down the road."
Laing Burns, Jr.

"There's no limit to what a man can achieve, if he doesn't care who gets the credit."
Laing Burns, Jr.

"Seventy percent of success in life is showing up."
Woody Allen


"A successful man continues to look for work after he has found a job."
Anonymous

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.
George Burns

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
Winston Churchill

In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
Bill Cosby

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
Theodore Roosevelt

Success is dependent on effort.
Sophocles

A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
~ Bob Dylan

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
~ General George S. Patton

You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.
~ Benjamin Franklin

You're not a failure if you don't make it. You're a success
because you tried.
Susan Jeffers

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

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."
--Thomas A. Edison

Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the highest pleasure sustain him."
--Henry David Thoreau

"Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential."
--John Maxwell

"The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well."
--John D. Rockefeller


There is no point at which you can say, "Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap."
~Carrie Fisher

Some people dream of success... while others wake up and work hard at it.
~Author Unknown

Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
~Author Unknown

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. ~William Feather

Success is getting what you want; happiness is wanting what you get.
~Author Unknown

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

If at first you do succeed - try to hide your astonishment.
~Author Unknown

"Someday I hope to enjoy enough of what the world calls success so that someone will ask me, "What's the secret of it?" I shall say simply this: "I get up when I fall down."
- Paul Harvey

"Great works are performed not by strength, but by perseverance."
- Samuel Johnson

"Spectacular achievements are always preceded by painstaking preparation."
- Roger Staubach

"If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves."
- Thomas Edison

"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go."
- T.S. Eliot

“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm."
- Charles Schwab

"Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential."
- Sir Winston Churchill

The first secret of success? Self trust."
- Emerson







Quips:

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again


Where there is a will there is a way


You can not fail when trying you can only be defeated. You fail when you give up!


Success is measured not by what you gain, but what you overcome


You are more likely to be successful at attempting to be better than yourself than to be better than someone else.

You can only live life forward and understand it backward.


Success isn't how far you get, but the distance you travel from where you start

Many hands make light work


Whistle while you work


Don't learn the tricks of the trade, learn the trade.


Worth the wait


With flying colors


I knew you could do it!


Way to go!


Couldn't be prouder!

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