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Success Quotes | Quotes About Success

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Quote Left Like dear St. Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success. Quote Right
by Oscar Wilde | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed Quote Right
by Emily Dickinson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I did not believe political directives could be successfully applied to creative writing . . . not to poetry or fiction, which to be valid had to express as truthfully as possible the individual emotions and reactions of the writer. Quote Right
by Langston Hughes | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed. Quote Right
by Emily Dickinson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and every fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterwards carefully avoid. Quote Right
by John Keats | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do. Quote Right
by Bob Dylan | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A minute's success pays the failure of years. Quote Right
by Robert Browning | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Success… Is liking yourself, liking what you do and liking how you do it. Quote Right
by Maya Angelou | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Why not be oneself That is the whole secret of a successful appearance. If one is a greyhound why try to look like a Pekinese Quote Right
by Dame Edith Sitwell | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left What's money A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do. Quote Right
by Bob Dylan | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do. Quote Right
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left It may be possible to do without dancing entirely. Instances have been known of young people passing many, many months successively without being at any ball of any description, and no material injury accrue either to body or mind; but when a beginning is made -- when the felicities of rapid motion have once been, though slightly, felt -- it must be a very heavy set that does not ask for more. Quote Right
by Jane Austen | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker, so an unsuccessful author turns critic Quote Right
by Percy Bysshe Shelley | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. Friendship Quote Right
by Ralph Waldo Emerson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Nothing feebler than a man does the earth raise up, of all the things which breathe and move on the earth, for he believes that he will never suffer evil in the future, as long as the gods give him success and he flourishes in his strength; but when the blessed gods bring sorrows too to pass, even these he bears, against his will, with steadfast spirit, for the thoughts of earthly men are like the day which the father of gods and men brings upon them. Quote Right
by Homer | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left On the whole, the great success of marriage in the States is due partly to the fact that no American man is ever idle, and partly to the fact ... Quote Right
by Oscar Wilde | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others to leave the world a little better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success. Quote Right
by Ralph Waldo Emerson | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The dancing pair that simply sought renown,By holding out to tire each other downThe swain mistrustless of his smutted face,While secret laughter titter'd round the placeThe bashful virgin's side-long looks of love,The matrons glance that would those looks reproveThese were thy charms, sweet village sports like these,With sweet succession, taught e'en toil to pleaseThese were thy bowers their cheerful influence shed,These were thy charms -- but all these charms are fled. Quote Right
by Oliver Goldsmith | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite. Quote Right
by G K Chesterton | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Why be a man when you can be a success? Quote Right
by Bertolt Brecht | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left I believe in luck: how else can you explain the success of those you dislike? Quote Right
by Jean Cocteau | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left The hours that we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowned with success. Quote Right
by Oliver Goldsmith | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant race. As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so an unsuccessful author turns critic. Quote Right
by Percy Bysshe Shelley | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left If experience has established any one thing in this world, it has established this: that it is well for any great class and description of men in society to be able to say for itself what it wants, and not to have other classes, the so-called educated and intelligent classes, acting for it as its proctors, and supposed to understand its wants and to provide for them. A class of men may often itself not either fully understand its wants, or adequately express them; but it has a nearer interest and a more sure diligence in the matter than any of its proctors, and therefore a better chance of success. Quote Right
by Matthew Arnold | ...go to quote |
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Quote Left Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object, unless it be still fed with fresh discoveries, and kept alive by a perpetual succession of miracles rising into view. Quote Right
by Joseph Addison | ...go to quote |
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