Success and Failure
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The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state.
When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a nail.
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy.
All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.
What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.
If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun. And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll need them on your way down.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
When one is trying to do something beyond one's known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Don't let fear stop you.
There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity.
After spending many years in Wall Street and after making and losing millions of dollars I want to tell you this: It never was my thinking that made the big money for me. It always was my sitting.