Sunday, February 18, 2007

Success

Success sign… is, of course, the word of the week. In general, success is the achievement of one's aim or goal. It is often used specifically to mean financial profitability. People who achieve their goals are frequently termed “successes” as well.


  • "A person is only as big as the dream they dare to live." - Unknown
  • "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it." - Lou Holtz
  • "All big things in this world are done by people who are naive and have an idea that is obviously impossible." - Charles Hamilton

  • "Don't bother to just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." - William Faulkner
  • "Good is the enemy of great. Most people will look back and realize they did not have a great life because it's just so easy to settle for a good life." - Jim Collins, author of Good to Great
  • "If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried." - Steven Wright
  • "Man is happy only as he finds work worth doing — and does it well." - E. Merrill Root
  • "Opportunity is missed by most people because it's dressed in overalls and looks like work." - Thomas Edison
  • "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill
  • "Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work." - Stephen King
  • "To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence." - Mark Twain