You should put time into learning your craft. It seems like people want success so quickly, way before they're ready.
If you come into success too soon, you'll burn out and be finished before you know it. If you let the maturation process happen naturally, you'll be happier with yourself in the end.
You cannot learn anything from success, you only learn from failure.
For those with drive, wit, vision, ego and a masochistic outlook, there is always room.
Regarding the Economy & Taxation: America's most successful achievers do pay a higher share of the total tax burden. The top one percent income earners paid 18 percent of the total tax burden in 1981, and paid 25 percent in 1991. The bottom 50 percent of income earners paid only 8 percent of the total tax burden, and paid only 5 percent in 1991. History shows that tax cuts have always resulted in improved economic growth producing more tax revenue in the treasury.
We are all self-made, but only the successful will admit it.
It's difficult for people to come to the understanding that only a small minority of people ever really get the word about life, about living abundantly and successfully. Success in the important departments of life seldom comes naturally, no more naturally than success at anything - a musical instrument, sports, fly-fishing , tennis, golf, business, marriage, parenthood. But for some reason most people wait passively for success to come to them ..., living as other people are living in the unspoken, tacit assumption that other people know how to live successfully.
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.
We can help others in the world more by making the most of yourself than in any other way.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
A great attitude is not the result of success; success is the result of a great attitude.
The only person who succeeds is the person who is progressively realizing a worthy ideal. That's the person who says, 'I'm going to become this' and then begins to work toward that goal
We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.
Courage changes things for the better...[With courage you can] stay with something long enough to succeed at it, realizing that it usually takes two, three or four times as long to succeed as you thought or hoped.
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
I'm not afraid of dying I'm afraid of not trying
If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
Success has a simple formula: do your best, and people may like it.
Life begins as a quest of the child for the man, and ends as a journey by the man to rediscover the child.
Follow your dream as long as you live, do not lessen the time of following desire, for wasting time is an abomination of the spirit.
Each man is capable of doing one thing well. If he attempts several, he will fail to achieve distinction in any.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories... The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
Sports create a bond between comtemporaries that lasts a lifetime. It also gives your life structure, discipline and a genuine, sincere, pure fulfillment that few other areas of endeavor provide.
You cannot be successful and continue to be a victim.
Of course the success of A Boy's Own Story took me utterly off guard.
I 'm grateful for the success that( husband) Bill and I have had, we both come from hard-working families. We both have worked very hard.
Life is too short to dwell on what might have been.
It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.
It takes years to make an overnight success.