Quotes with succeed
Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, ''Make me feel important.'' Not only will you succeed in sales, you will succeed in life.
There is a certain cowardice, a certain weakness, rather, among respectable folk. Only brigands are convinced-of what? That they must succeed. And so they do succeed.
The men who succeed are the efficient few. They are the few who have the ambition and will power to develop themselves.
It is not necessary to hope in order to undertake, nor to succeed in order to persevere.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed, it betrays us.
You do not succeed because you do not know what you want, or you don’t want it intensely enough.
'In the beginning was the Word,' and you must not be tempted with a script just because you have a great part. You want a great role to play, but the whole - the whole - must be good. It'll never succeed if it's just the role you like.
Published in Christian Science Monitor, December 28, 1987.
We succeed only as we identify in life or in war or in anything else a single overriding objective and make all other considerations bend to that one objective.
Vacillating people seldom succeed. They seldom win the solid respect of their fellows. Successful men and women are very careful in reaching decisions and very persistent and determined in action thereafter.
I decided long ago never to walk in anyone's shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
I've missed over 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times I've been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.
It's a "hits" economy where resources flow to those that show some life. If a new novel, new product, or new service begins to succeed it is fed more; if it falters its left to wither.
New Rules for the New Economy: 10 Radical Strategies for a Connected World (1999)
Suppose you succeed in breaking the wall with your head. And what, then, will you do in the next cell?
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should appear like a fool but be wise.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Love is an attempt at penetrating another being, but it can only succeed if the surrender is mutual.
The Labyrinth of Solitude (1950)
Success in business does not depend upon genius. Any young man of ordinary intelligence who is normally sound and not afraid to work should succeed in spite of obstacles and handicaps if he plays the game fairly and keeps everlastingly at it.
It is not reasonable that he who does not shoot should hit the mark, nor that he who does not stand fast at his post should win the day, or that the helpless man should succeed or the coward prosper.
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name." "It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
Chicago, IL, April 10, 1899
One need not hope in order to undertake, nor succeed in order to persevere.
Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed; be anything else, and you will be ten thousand times worse than nothing.
Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail, in good spirits.
Reflections and Remarks on Human Life
Not because of any extraordinary talents did he succeed, but because he had a capacity on a level for business and not above it.
Not because of an extraordinary talent did he succeed, but because he had a capacity of a level for business and not above it.
Lawyers are like other people--fools on the average; but it is easier for an ass to succeed in that trade than any other.
quoted in Sam Clemens of Hannibal, Dixon Wecter
To succeed in other trades, capacity must be shown; in the law, concealment of it will do.
Following the Equator
I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
Only the great masters of style ever succeed in being obscure.
Phrases And Philosophies For The Use Of The Young, 1894