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Comment#  ·   Fair (605 ratings)  ·  submitted 1999 by Megan

To accomplish great things, you must not only act but also dream, not only dream but also believe.

Anatole France, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (83 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (86 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success is a journey, not a destination.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (100 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (257 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The Golden Rule: whoever has the gold makes the rules.

Unknown, in Altruism and Cynicism and Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (286 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The amount of work to be done increases in proportion to the amount of work already completed.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Comment#  ·   Fair (269 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give to others.

Unknown, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (114 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The chief cause of problems is solutions.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (146 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The future belongs to those who dare.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (143 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

The greatest thing man can create is himself.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   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

Comment#  ·   Fair (109 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   Fair (94 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

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

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Comment#  ·   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

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