Quotes by Michael Korda

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Michael Korda (b. 1933 in London, England, United Kingdom) is a novelist who was Editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster in New York City. more

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The more you can dream, the more you can do.

Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.
Men naturally resent it when women take greater liberties in dress than men are allowed.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. In the final analysis, the only quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.
Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.
The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.