Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Other people's perspective, just seeing the sexy image, might be that I take my sexuality very seriously. But I really don't. I like being sexy. It's fun, and I have had a nice little career off it.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
People accuse me of being Methody, but I'm not at all. The one thing I don't want people to see is me. I don't want them to be able to recognize my faults and failures and qualities, and I won't use those things to spark off emotions or to illustrate.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. Failure makes people cruel and bitter.
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable.
Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn't that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
Success is 99 percent failure.
It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.
When you see a silent movie, you understand everything that's going on from the images because the images are so strong.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
The only failure a man ought to fear is failure in cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.
I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal.
Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.
The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.
I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.
Success is usually the culmination of controlling failure.