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One essential to success is that your desire be an all-obsessing one, your thoughts and aim be coordinated, and your energy be concentrated and applied without letup.

One more such victory and we are undone.

One never learns by success. Success is the plateau that one rests upon to take breath and look down from upon the straight and difficult path, but one does not climb upon a plateau.

One of the biggest factors in success is the courage to undertake something.

One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.

One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and of true progress.

Our desires always increase with our possessions. The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.

Out of every fruition of success, no matter what, comes forth something to make a new effort necessary.

Pa, he always said a man had to look spry for himself, because nobody would do it for him; your opportunities didn't come knocking around, you had to hunt them down and hog-tie them. See quote detail

People are subject to moods, to temptations and fears, lethargy and aberration and ignorance, and the staunchest qualities shift under the stresses and strains of daily life.

People judge, for the most part, by the success. Let a man show all the good conduct that is possible, if the event does not answer, ill fortune passes for a fault, and is justified by a very few persons.

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.

Perseverance, n.: A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves a glorious success.

Possessions, outward success, publicity, luxury - to me these have always been contemptible. I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

Pray that success will not come any faster than you are able to endure it.

Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself.

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