A company that wants you to, come up with a smart idea, implement that idea quickly, and learn in the process, has to be willing to cut you some slack.
A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your successes.
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.
All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail. That is the talisman, the formula, the command of right about face which turns us from failure to success.
Become a possibilitarian.;No matter how dark things seem to be or actually are;raise your sights and see possibilities -- always see them;for they're always there.
Few people are successful unless a lot of other people want them to be.
Great opportunity to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.
Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.
I don't divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures, those who make it or those who don't. I divide the world into learners and non-learners.
If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z;X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.
If at first you don't succeed, redefine success.
If you wish to be a sucess in the world, promise everything, deliver nothing.
It is a mistake to suppose that men succeed through success; they much oftener succeed through failures. Precept, study, advice, and example could never have taught them so well as failure has done.
It's not enough to succeed. Others must fail.
Leadership appears to be the art of getting others to want to do something you are convinced should be done.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there.
No conquest can ever become permanent which does not show itself beneficial to the conquered as well as to the conquerors.
Nothing succeeds like -- failure.
Notice the difference between what happens when a man says to himself, 'I have failed three times,' and what happens when he says, 'I'm a failure.'
Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers.
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
Success doesn't have to pull, tug, or chafe if we wear our real size.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.
Successful people aren't born that way. They become successful by establishing the habit of doing things unsuccessful people don't like to do. The successful people don't always like these things themselves; they just get on and do them.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
The really idle man gets nowhere. The perpetually busy man does not get much further.
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made.
The successful man is the one who finds out what is the matter with his business before his competitors do.
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.
The way to learn to do things is to do things. The way to learn a trade is to work at it. Success teaches how to succeed. Begin with the determination to succeed, and the work is half done already.
There are two rules for success...;1. Never tell everything you know.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
We're all proud of making little mistakes. It gives us the feeling we don't make any big ones.
What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail
Work hard to create in your children a good self-image. It's the most important thing you can do to insure their success.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try.