Success is relative: It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things.
Quotes, Sayings and Thoughts
- T. S. Eliot
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like.
- Jean Cocteau
Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf.
- Elias Canetti
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
- Jean Giraudoux
Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure.
- Joseph Heller
It is better to young in your failures than old in your successes.
- Flannery O'Connor
There is no point at which you can say, "Well, I'm successful now. I might as well take a nap."
- Carrie Fisher
We succeed only as we identify in life, or in war, or in anything else, a single overriding objective, and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nothing succeeds like success.
- Alexandre Dumas
There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do.
- Vince Lombardi
I can't imagine a person becoming a success who doesn't give this game of life everthing he's got.
- Walter Cronkite
Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend's success.
- Oscar Wilde
There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way.
- Christopher Morley
Behind every successful man there's a lot of unsuccessful years.
- Bob Brown
As in the case in all branches of art, success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by dint of hardwork.
- Anna Pavlova
The toughest thing about being a success is that you've got to keep on being a success.
- Irving Berlin
Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings.
- Arthur Rubinstein