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Success and Failure

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tiny.ag/tp4xrqcg  ·   Fair (113 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.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/mnjs1wvi  ·   Fair (108 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/yevckcm5  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/d0mk6ixb  ·   Fair (129 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/juykxd68  ·   Fair (105 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, (Russian proverb), in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/eoiuzgcy  ·   Fair (107 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/zt1r3of5  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/i1mqw56v  ·   Fair (146 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The future belongs to those who dare.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/cajbytn9  ·   Fair (143 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The greatest thing man can create is himself.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/n6uw7frr  ·   Fair (142 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/zoapng08  ·   Fair (176 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/qdve785j  ·   Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/5wcgbb1a  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/31pmzh6f  ·   Fair (124 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/rhjtfglc  ·   Fair (110 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/wj0czhzk  ·   Fair (249 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Vice and Virtue

tiny.ag/tglvjgxa  ·   Fair (128 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/p0z9jdbr  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Silverman's Law: If Murphy's Law can go wrong, it will.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/yojpg6ut  ·   Fair (103 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/tkee56g3  ·   Fair (121 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Small minds are the first to condemn great ideas.

Unknown, in Success and Failure