You cannot be strong in the big, important things if you are weak in the little things.
If you cannot win, make the one ahead of you break the record.
1882 — 1941
An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.
1885 — 1962
Risk taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing taking.
Ninety percent of all those who fail are not actually defeated. They simply quit.
Paul J. Meyer
Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
1926 — 2012
A life without mistakes is a mistake within itself.
Thoughtfulness affects success more than age and hard work.
To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.
1951 — 1975
It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how good you look.
David Lee Roth
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
1875 — 1965
Success is never final, and failure never fatal.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.
1929 — 2007
Trying is the first step toward failure.
If you are going to do something, do it right or do not do it at all.
Try not. Do, or do not. There is no “try.”
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is, “Try to please everybody.”
Herbert Bayard Swope
1882 — 1958
Victory goes to the player who makes the second-to-last mistake.
1887 — 1956
The only way to succeed is to make people hate you. That way, they remember you.
Josef von Sternberg
1894 — 1969