Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
No man ever achieved worth-while success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.
I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another.
I had a lot of success from the start. I never really was tested for long periods of time. I got my first professional job while I was a senior in college. I signed with the William Morris Agency before I graduated.
Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
Time is generally the best doctor.
Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
Success and failure are equally disastrous.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
The best thing that can come with success is the knowledge that it is nothing to long for.
I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall, sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.
Bad seed is a robbery of the worst kind: for your pocket-book not only suffers by it, but your preparations are lost and a season passes away unimproved.
All I can do will only ever be a faint image of what I see and my success will always be less than my failure or perhaps equal to the failure.
One must be a god to be able to tell successes from failures without making a mistake.
The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
Before success comes in any man's life, he's sure to meet with much temporary defeat and, perhaps some failures. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and the most logical thing to do is to quit. That's exactly what the majority of men do.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
One is never ready for success. It consecrates and looses you at the same time.
Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.