Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Success and Failure.

The repository contains 138 quotes in the category “Success and Failure.”
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The key to success is sincerity, and if you can fake that you can do anything.


Defeat is worse than death because you have to live with defeat.


Success comes in cans; failure comes in can’ts.


Only a mediocre person is always at his best.

W. Somerset Maugham
1874 — 1965

There is a close correlation between getting up in the morning and getting up in the world.

Ron Dentinger

Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.

104? B.C. — 1065

To err is human. To repeat error is of the Devil.

104? B.C. — 1065

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

Marilyn vos Savant
1946 —     

While one person hesitates because he feels inferior, the other is busy making mistakes and becoming superior.

Henry C. Link

The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.

Martina Navrátilová
1956 —     

Failures are divided into two classes: those who thought and never did, and those who did and never thought.

John Charles Salak

Do not look where you fell but where you slipped.


Assurance is two-thirds success.


All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are moveable, and those that move.

Arabic Proverb

Success doesn’t come to the sleeper.

German Proverb

The only safety for the defeated is to expect no safety.

70 — 19

My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.

J. Paul Getty

Fun and failure both start out the same way.

“Arrested Development”

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