I couldn't wait for success . . . so I went ahead without it.
Fame means when your computer is broken, the repair guy comes out to your house a little faster.
If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
The only thing that ever sat its way to success was a hen.
You're not famous until my mother has heard of you.
Behold the turtle, he makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.
James Bryant Conant
Success is not so much what you are, but rather what you appear to be.
Some of the biggest failures I ever had were successes.
Pearl S. Buck
Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.
If you are going to be a failure, at least be one at something you enjoy.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
Nothing is impossible for the man who doesn't have to do it himself.
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
If I had known what it would be like to have it all - I might have been willing to settle for less.
When you come right down to it, the secret to having it all is loving it all.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Daniel J. Boorstin
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
John F. Kennedy
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
The final test of fame is to have a crazy person imagine he is you.
If a man wakes up famous, he hasn't been sleeping.
Nothing succeeds like failure.
I get paid for seeing that my clients have every break the law allows. But the guilty never escape unscathed. My fees are sufficient punishment for anyone.
F. Lee Bailey
If necessity is the mother of invention, how come so much unnecessary stuff is invented?
The telephone rang in the office of a theatrical agent. "Hello," said a voice. "I want a job. I can sing, dance, and juggle."
"So can a thousand other people, and they're all out of work," snapped the agent. "Just a minute. Don't hang up, I can play the piano, walk the tightrope, and recite 'Paradise Lost' backwards." The agent replied, "So can a lot of others. You're wasting my time."
"Just a minute," pleaded the voice. "There's one other thing. I'm a dog."
Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.
I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure, which is - try to please everybody.