Success & Failure

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.“Dalai Lama

“Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing ’til it gets there.“Josh Billings

“A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.“Unknown

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.“Thomas A. Edison

“Listen, smile, agree, and then do whatever you were gonna do anyway.“Robert Downey Jr.

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!“Audrey Hepburn

“If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.“Donald Trump

“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.“Kyle Chandler

“Opportunity is always knocking. The problem is that most people have the self-doubt station in their heads turned up way too loud to hear it.”Brian Vaszily

“Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.“Tom Lehrer

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.“Oscar Wilde

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.“Pablo Picasso

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.“Winston Churchill

“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.“Steve Maraboli

“Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.“Miguel de Unamuno

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.“Arthur C. Clarke

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… One step at a time.“Joe Girard

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.“Roger Staubach

“Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.“Napoleon Hill

“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.“Wayne W. Dyer

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.“

“Luck is what you have leftover after you give 100 percent.“Langston Coleman

“It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.“Robert Benchley

“It takes sunshine and rain to make a rainbow. There would be no rainbows without sunshine and rain.“Roy T. Bennett

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.“Marilyn Monroe

“Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.“Phyllis Diller

“Life is like the stock market. Some days you’re up. Some days you’re down. And some days you feel like something the bull left behind.“Paula Wall

“Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their ass and do anything to make it happen.“Unknown

“It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.“Henry Wadsworth

“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.“Will Rogers

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.“Margaret Mead

“Sometimes life knocks you [down]… get up, get up, get up!!! Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.“Steve Maraboli

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.“Mark Twain

“Change is not a four-letter word… but often your reaction to it is!“Jeffrey Gitomer

“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.“Confucius

“Goal setting is similar to traveling from point A to point B within a city. If you clearly understand what the goal is, you will definitely reach the destination because you know its address.“Thomas Abreu

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.“Oscar Wilde

“People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.“A.A. Milne

“Even a stopped clock is right twice every day. After some years, it can boast of a long series of successes.“Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.“Thomas Eddison

“If you fall, I’ll always be there.“The Floor

“If you’re going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.“Marie Osmond

“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.“Mahatma Gandhi

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.“Sam Levenson

“If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?“George Carlin

“If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.“Yogi Berra

“Watching a person who successfully loses fifty pounds and changes her life is more inspirational than listening to a fitness coach with a perfect body.“Martin Meadows

“Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re alive, it isn’t.“Richard Bach

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work, one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.“Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.“Lily Tomlin