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Success and Failure

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Commenttiny.ag/of4kcoqn  ·   Fair (316 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all other occupations should be open to everyone.

Gloria Steinem, in Men and Women and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/ki5uq3ph  ·   Fair (24 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.

Casey Stengal, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/5hbi0ras  ·   Fair (37 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Bravery and stupidity go hand in hand.

David Summers, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/15hrdjm4  ·   Fair (472 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.

Sun Tzu, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/s2pjkz1e  ·   Fair (49 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Publilius Syrus, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/yxd6qmth  ·   Fair (33 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.

Publilius Syrus, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/xajujcev  ·   Fair (41 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.

Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/1kqijph2  ·   Fair (54 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

When one burns one's bridges, what a very nice fire it makes.

Dylan Thomas, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/kfrp7mf8  ·   Fair (44 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time, to figure out whether you like it or not.

Virgil Thomson, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/uetklpkx  ·   Fair (260 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power of the greatest obstacle.

Henry David Thoreau, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/60xih5fm  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Quentin Crisp, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/wlihbcon  ·   Fair (87 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

"It can't happen here" is number 1 on the list of famous last words.

David Crosby, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/xw6wlcfo  ·   Fair (70 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Life's a bitch, and life's got lots of sisters.

Ross Presser, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/wk0s75et  ·   Fair (58 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened, it won't last.

Jules Renard, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/hxz4udr0  ·   Fair (171 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones.

La Rochefoucauld, in Love and Hate and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/mzqjkhnh  ·   Fair (111 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.

Will Rogers, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/qowr2a9d  ·   Fair (65 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising budget is big enough.

Ed Rollins, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/3dgnw9ta  ·   Fair (35 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.

Leo Rosten, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/akq8lupr  ·   Fair (98 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.

Margaret Lee Runbeck, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/9umqrmgd  ·   Fair (859 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Bill Masterson (wmasterson

The race may not be always to the swift, or the battle to the strong, but that's sure the way to bet.

Damon Runyon, in Success and Failure

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