I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
We see a successful, elegant man now, but as a child, an adolescent, his life was not a done deal. Sidney respected his mistakes. When failure came, he never said, This is too difficult, too hard, he had the resiliency to try again. His life is somewhere between astounding and unbelievable.