Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility... in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have... is the ability to take on responsibility.
An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition.
Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
In order to suceed, We must first believe that we can.
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.
Never reveal all of yourself to other people; hold back something in reserve so that people are never quite sure if they really know you.
If you don't believe in yourself, then who will believe in you? The next man's way of getting there might not necessarily work for me, so I have to create my own ways of getting there.
One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
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.
What you hear repeatedly you will eventually believe.
It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.
One of the first rules of playing the power game is that all bad news must be accepted calmly, as if one already knew and didn't care.