Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
~ Truman Capote
The only good luck many great men ever had was being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
~ Channing Pollock
Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.
~ William Feather
The sole advantage of power is that you can do more good.
~ Baltasar Gracian
Ultimately, the only power to which man should aspire is that which he exercises over himself.
~ Elie Wiesel
I’d rather be a failure in something that I love than a success in something that I hate.
~ George Burns
People begin to become successful the minute they decide to be.
~ Harvey Mackay
I dream my painting and then paint my dream.
~ Vincent Van Gogh
In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.
~ William Blake
Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays.
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
~ Golda Meir
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it, a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
~ Henry Fielding
The desire of knowledge, like the thirst for riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.
~ Laurence Sterne
To the world you may be one person but to one person you may be the world.
~ Taylor Hanson
I am certain of nothing but of the holiness of the heart’s affection, and the truth of the imagination.
~ John Keats
Show me the leader and I will know his men. Show me the men and I will know their leader.
~ Arthur W. Newcomb
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
~ Henry James
Only those things are beautiful which are inspired by madness and written by reason.
~ Andre Gide
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
~ Margaret Mead
The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret.
~ Henny Youngman
Don’t be afraid of the space between your dreams and reality. If you can dream it, you can make it so.
~ Belva Davis