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Success and Failure

376 aphorisms  ·  9 comments

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (192 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Hitch your wagon to a star.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (103 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No man can get through me but through my act.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (85 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (143 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The reward of a thing well done is to have done it.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (184 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.

[aphorist] Ralph Waldo Emerson, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (3 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When I discover who I am, I'll be free.

[aphorist] Ralph Ellison, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (175 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.

[aphorist] Winston Churchill, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (224 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

[aphorist] Winston Churchill, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (138 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it.

[aphorist] Winston Churchill, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (7 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.

[aphorist] Joe Clark, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (21 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

[aphorist] Arthur C. Clarke, Technology and the Future, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (12 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Intelligence is nothing without delight.

[aphorist] Paul Claudel, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

[aphorist] Appius Claudius, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (50 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don't like?

[aphorist] Jean Cocteau, in [category] Altruism and Cynicism and [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (13 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.

[aphorist] Edwin Louis Cole, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (6 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

[aphorist] Robert Collier, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (190 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.

[aphorist] Confucius, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (5 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

No one really knows enough to be a pessimist.

[aphorist] Norman Cousins, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (179 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

An empowered organization is one in which individuals have the knowledge, skill, desire, and opportunity to personally succeed in a way that leads to collective organizational success.

[aphorist] Stephen R. Covey, Principle-Centered Leadership, in [category] Success and Failure

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (34 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style.

[aphorist] Quentin Crisp, in [category] Success and Failure

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