In Hollywood a marriage is a success if it outlasts milk.
- Rita Rudner
He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.
- Bessie A. Stanley
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can.
- Douglas Pagels, A Wonderful Resolution For The New Year!
The essential element of successful strategy is that it derives its success from the differences between competitors with a consequent difference in their behavior. Ordinarily, this means that any corporate policy and plan which is typical of the industry is doomed to mediocrity. Where this is not so, it should be possible to demonstrate that all other competitors are at a distinct disadvantage.
- Bruce Henderson
Any great work of art revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world -- the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.
- Leonard Bernstein
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence then success is sure.
- Mark Twain
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.
- Og Mandino
I do not think there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
- John Davidson Rockefeller, Sr.