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When a man feels throbbing within him the power to do what he undertakes as well as it can possibly be done, and all of his faculties say amen to what he is doing, and give their unqualified approval to his efforts, -- this is happiness, this is success.

Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
Every germ of goodness will at last struggle into bloom and fruitage... true success follows every right step.
Opportunities? They are all around us... There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.
Successful people are the ones who think up things for the rest of the world to keep busy at.
Ours is a world where people don't know what they want and are willing to go through hell to get it.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous, on the contrary, it makes them for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people bitter and cruel.
Most of us serve our ideals by fits and starts. The person who makes a success of living is one who sees his goal steadily and aims for it unswervingly. That's dedication.
If you achieve success, you will get applause, and if you get applause, you will hear it. My advice to you concerning applause is this; enjoy it but never quite believe it.
I think that at some point in your life you realize you don't have to worry if you do everything you're supposed to do right. Or if not right, if you do it the best you can... what can worry do for you? You are already doing the best you can.
Success is like war and like charity in religion, it covers a multitude of sins.
We must be the epitome-the embodiment-of success. We must radiate success before it will come to us. We must first become mentally, from an attitude standpoint, the people we wish to become.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
It is harder for a poor man to be successful than it is for a rich man.
Success tempts many to their ruin.
The successful man is prosperous, because he has developed ninety-five percent of his ability. The failure is poor, because only five percent of his natural talents have been utilized.
The ultimate of being successful is the luxury of giving yourself the time to do what you want to do.
What is a big shot except a little shot that kept on shooting.
If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure.
I have made as much out of myself as could be made of the stuff, and no man should require more.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -- and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
Success tends to go not to the person who is error-free, because he also tends to be risk-averse. Rather it goes to the person who recognizes that life is pretty much a percentage business. It isn't making mistakes that's critical; it's correcting them and getting on with the principal task.
Success by the laws of competition signifies a victory over others by obtaining the direction and profits of their work. This is the real source of all great riches.
He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
The man who has done his best has done everything.
Here is the basic rule for winning success. Let's mark it in the mind and remember it. The rule is: Success depends on the support of other people. The only hurdle between you and what you want to be in is the support of other people.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Success consecrates the most offensive crimes.
Success is not greedy, as people think, but insignificant. That is why it satisfies nobody.
I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind.
The two leading recipes for success are building a better mousetrap and finding a bigger loophole.
You have not lived a perfect day... unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
Success, remember is the reward of toil.
Success is transient, evanescent. The real passion lies in the poignant acquisition of knowledge about all the shading and subtleties of the creative secrets.
The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already.
Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each one.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
A man's own character is the arbiter of his fortune.

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