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Success and Failure

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Commenttiny.ag/cf7uraml  ·   Fair (59 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Intelligence is nothing without delight.

Paul Claudel, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/rxx8g4si  ·   Fair (67 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Every man is the architect of his own fortune.

Appius Claudius, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/kiehwrll  ·   Fair (673 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Aesop, in Happiness and Misery and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/nvfl7j9k  ·   Fair (522 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Don't worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you'll have to ram them down people's throats.

Howard Aiken, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/eswahi1x  ·   Fair (200 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it is lightly greased.

Kehlog Albran, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/iyraxvda  ·   Fair (365 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Advertising is 85% confusion and 15% commision.

Fred Allen, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/uhmdmobz  ·   Fair (3116 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

As you ramble on through life, brother, whatever be your goal: keep your eyes upon the donut, and not upon the hole!

Murray Banks, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/wpy86lpb  ·   Fair (881 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Luck can't last a lifetime unless you die young.

Russell Banks, in Life and Death and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/pgsxbect  ·   Fair (179 ratings)  ·  submitted 1998

It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle if it's been though a blender first.

Les Barker, An Infinite Number of Occasional Tables, in Success and Failure and Wisdom and Ignorance

Commenttiny.ag/u5mb79tw  ·   Fair (232 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Anything is possible if you wish hard enough.

James Matthew Barrie, Peter Pan, in Success and Failure

Peter Pan (hardcover)

Commenttiny.ag/rxjp4mey  ·   Fair (324 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Most plans are just inaccurate predictions.

Ben Bayol, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Commenttiny.ag/ogrpomi2  ·   Fair (133 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Spel chekers, hoo neeeds em?

Alan James Bean, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/ljsjuhkx  ·   Fair (826 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.

Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah, in Success and Failure and Work and Recreation

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (paperback)

Commenttiny.ag/kgnv53qx  ·   Fair (3070 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Truth comes out of error more easily than out of confusion.

Francis Bacon, in Science and Religion and Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/950guyxd  ·   Fair (479 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  · 

I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

Winston Churchill, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/pxbmzdh5  ·   Fair (255 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Kites rise highest against the wind -- not with it.

Winston Churchill, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/vjl9ro7i  ·   Fair (63 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.

Joe Clark, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/qtbtjqxs  ·   Fair (185 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You can't carve your way to success without cutting remarks.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/gpnuvt0q  ·   Fair (246 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You cannot achieve the impossible without attempting the absurd.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

Commenttiny.ag/tnfwhxlp  ·   Fair (185 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

You cannot discover new oceans unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Unknown, in Success and Failure

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