Quotes Categories

Michael Korda Quotes

(1919), American publisher

In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.

Category: Belief

The more you can dream, the more you can do.

Category: Dreams

Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.

Category: Enjoyment

Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.

Category: Failure

The biggest fool in the world is he who merely does his work supremely well, without attending to appearance.

Category: Fools And Foolishness

Luck can often mean simple taking advantage of a situation at the right moment, It is possible to ''make'' your luck by being always prepared.

Category: Luck

Men naturally resent it when women take greater liberties in dress than men are allowed.

Category: Men And Women

The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.

Category: Mistakes

One way to keep momentum going is to have constantly greater goals.

Category: Momentum

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. In the final analysis, the only quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility.

Category: Responsibility

Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.

Category: Success

This is true enough, but success is the next best thing to happiness, and if you can't be happy as a success, it's very unlikely that you would find a deeper, truer happiness in failure.

Category: Success

To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.

Category: Success