Success and Failure
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I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
If someone had told me I would be pope one day, I would have studied harder.
Every man wishes to rule the world. Unfortunately, the world rules every man.
Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you recognize a mistake when you make it again.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Take a chance and you may lose. Take not a chance and you have lost already.
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.