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The man who can own up to his error is greater than he who merely knows how to avoid making it.

The man who goes fishing gets something more than the fish he catches.

The man who has done his level best, and who is conscious that he has done his best, is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.

The man who succeeds above his fellows is the one who, early in life, clearly discerns his object, and towards that object habitually directs his powers. Even genius itself is but fine observation strengthened by fixity of purpose. Every man who observes vigilantly and resolves steadfastly grows unconsciously into genius.

The man who will use his skill and constructive imagination to see how much he can give for a dollar, instead of how little he can give for a dollar, is bound to succeed.

The measure of achievement is not winning awards. It's doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile. I think of my strawberry souffle. I did that at least twenty-eight times before I finally conquered it.

The measure of an enthusiasm must be taken between interesting events. It is between bites that the lukewarm angler loses heart.

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.

The men who have done big things are those who were not afraid to attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain success.

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity, and execute with vigor; to sketch out a map of possibilities, and then to treat them as probabilities.

The minute you think you've got it made, disaster is just around the corner.

The more I help others to succeed, the more I succeed.

The most considerable difference I note among men is not in their readiness to fall into error, but in their readiness to acknowledge these inevitable lapses.

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.

The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.

The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy ... what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be?

The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can't find them, make them.

The problem is not that you cannot have what you think you want. The problem is that when you get what you think you want, it won't satisfy.

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.


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