A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
- David Brinkley
Failure is not a person, it's an event.
- David McCracken
If you want to achieve more than you've done before, bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.
“Watch your thoughts, for they become words. Watch your words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for they become character. Watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.”
"People will exceed targets they set themselves."
- Gordon Dryden
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
- Abraham Lincoln
“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.”
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry
Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.
- Dale Carnegie
Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.
- David Frost
Failure is success if we learn from it.
- Malcolm Forbes
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie
Formula for success: rise early, work hard, strike oil.
- J. Paul Getty
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than sixty years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
- Logan P. Smith
I couldn't wait for success, so I went ahead without it.
- Jonathan Winters
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
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
- Michael Jordan
If you want to achieve things in life, you've just got to do them, and if you're talented and smart, you'll succeed.
- Juliana Hatfield