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Success and Failure

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tiny.ag/ckd9cv6r  ·   Fair (16 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

After all is said and done, a lot more is usually said than done.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/oic7hxlc  ·   Fair (28 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

After an instrument has been assembled, extra components will be found on the bench.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/lv1mbo3c  ·   Fair (22 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

After the last of 16 mounting screws has been removed from an access cover, it will be discovered that the wrong access cover has been removed.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/hwk0yobb  ·   Fair (101 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All I ask of life is a constant and exaggerated sense of my own importance.

Unknown, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

tiny.ag/dhkq0tg9  ·   Fair (27 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

All of us could take a lesson from the weather. It pays no attention to criticism.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/abk7huzh  ·   Fair (1236 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

War Games (VHS (NTSC))

What a strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

Unknown, (W.O.P.R. computer in War Games), in Success and Failure and War and Peace

tiny.ag/hcgfyxv9  ·   Fair (23 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A .44 magnum beats four aces.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/hjgpjdl6  ·   Fair (39 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A bend in the road is not the end of the road -- unless you fail to make the turn.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/iuvg5od2  ·   Fair (37 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A carelessly planned project takes three times longer to complete than expected; a carefully planned project will take only twice as long.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/27fahwgf  ·   Fair (29 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A computer can make as many mistakes in two seconds as 20 men working for 20 years.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/ow0faywn  ·   Fair (15 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A conceited person never gets anywhere because he thinks he is already there.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/6ldwnwhf  ·   Fair (14 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A day for firm decisions! Or is it?

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/8aevknh4  ·   Fair (877 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999

A ship doesn't travel far in a calm sea.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/qkzfb5u9  ·   Fair (780 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You see things and you say, "Why?" But I see things that never were; and I say, "Why not?"

George Bernard Shaw, Back to Methuselah, Part I, Act I (1921), in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/t9jmvbpa  ·   Fair (178 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A witty saying proves nothing.

Voltaire, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

tiny.ag/a5rzjxd3  ·   Fair (74 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Where there is no vision, there is no achievment.

Chris Y., in Success and Failure

tiny.ag/1dmiuqr0  ·   Fair (67 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

People who never acheive happiness are the ones who complain whenever they're awake, and whenever they're asleep,they are thinking about what to complain about tommorrow.

Adam Zimbler, in Success and Failure