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Success and Failure

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (145 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

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

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (53 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (79 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The future belongs to those who dare.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (82 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The greatest thing man can create is himself.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The last time you failed, did you stop trying because you failed -- or did you fail because you stopped trying?

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (92 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The light at the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an approaching train.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (54 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you know, the less you need to show.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (40 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The more you know, the less you think you know.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (141 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The more you put into life, the less you will get.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure and [category] Vice and Virtue

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (65 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The number of people watching you is directly proportional to the stupidity of your action.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (65 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The one who says it cannot be done should never interrupt the one who is doing it.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (75 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The surest way of having something done is to forbid your kids to do it.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (60 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The tallest blade of grass is the first to be cut by the scythe.

[aphorist] Unknown, (Russian proverb), in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (91 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are a lot of ways to become a failure, but never taking a chance is the most successful.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (72 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are people who make things happen, those who watch what happens, and those who wonder what happened.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are two types of dirt: the dark kind, which is attracted to light objects, and the light kind, which is attracted to dark objects.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (146 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To be upset over what you don't have is to waste what you do have.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (149 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

To err is human, but to really foul things up requires a computer.

[aphorist] Unknown, in [category] Success and Failure

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