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Success is the one unpardonable sin against one's fellows.

The measure of a man's success must be according to his ability. The advancement he makes from the station in which he was born gives the degree of his success.
Too often the shortcut, the line of least resistance, is responsible for evanescent and unsatisfactory success.
Very often we are our own worst enemy as we foolishly build stumbling blocks on the path that leads to success and happiness.
A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.
Few people are successful unless a lot of other people want them to be.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
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.
Success is important only to the extent that it puts one in a position to do more things one likes to do.
It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.
If what you have done is unjust, you have not succeeded.
My success just evolved from working hard at the business at hand each day.
Success makes success, like money makes money.
There is no fate that plans men's lives. Whatever comes to us, good or bad, is usually the result of our own action or lack of action.
Behind every successful man you'll find a woman who has nothing to wear.
No matter what you do, do it to your utmost. I always attribute my success to always requiring myself to do my level best, if only in driving a tack in straight.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
When we fail our pride supports us and when we succeed, it betrays us.
Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around. If people go to those movies, then yes, that's true, big-time success. If not, it's much ado about nothing. [On the prospects for his 1997 movies The Rainmaker and Good Will Hunting]
The road to success runs uphill.
Real success is not on the stage, but off the stage as a human being, and how you get along with your fellow man.
Success is the child of audacity.
Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
Be awfully nice to them going up, because you're gonna meet them all coming down.
Success is not something you get out of what you do.
One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But speaking for myself, I can honestly say this is not so... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
A strenuous soul hates cheap success.
If man has good corn, or wood, or boards, or pigs to sell, or can make better chairs or knives, crucibles, or church organs, than anybody else, you will find a broad, hard-beaten road to his house, though it be in the woods.
There is no way to success in art but to take off your coat, grind paint, and work like a digger on the railroad, all day and every day.
What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.
When I am delivering my very best, then that is when I feel successful.
There are opportunities everywhere, just as there have always been...
It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.
Success is the sum of details.
Success follows doing what you want to do. There is no other way to be successful.
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream?
My definition of success is total self acceptance. We can obtain all of the material possessions we desire quite easily, however, attempting to change our deepest thoughts and learning to love ourselves is a monumental challenge. We may achieve success in our business lives but it never quite means as much if we do not feel good inside. Once we feel good about ourselves inside we can genuinely lend ourselves to others.
Would you live with ease, do what you should, and not what you please. Success has ruined many a man.