Success and Failure
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Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.
There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all other occupations should be open to everyone.
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
To deny we need and want power is to deny that we hope to be effective.
You see things and you say, "Why?" But I see things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
"It can't happen here" is number 1 on the list of famous last words.
Become addicted to constant and neverending self-improvement.
Hard reality has a way of cramping your style.
Focus 90% of your time on solutions and only 10% of your time on problems.
Learning is not compulsory... neither is survival.
If you pray for rain, don't be surprised if you're struck by lightning.