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We climb to heaven most often on the ruins of our cherished plans, finding our failures were successes.

Author: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)

Profession: American Educator, Social Reformer

Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats.

Author: Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888)

Profession: American Educator, Social Reformer

If at first you don't succeed; you are running about average.

Author: M. H. Alderson


For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

Author: Woody Allen (1935)

Profession: American Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian

It's simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do.

Author: John R. Amos


Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field.

Author: Sparky Anderson

Profession: American Baseball Manager

You are wholly complete and your success in life will be in direct proportion to your ability to accept this truth about you.

Author: Dr. Robert Anthony

Profession: American educator

We fall forward to succeed.

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

Success is a journey not a destination. The doing is usually more important than the outcome. Not everyone can be Number 1.

Author: Arthur Ashe (1943-1993)

Profession: African-American Tennis Player

Success, or failure, very often arrives on wings that seem mysterious to us.

Author: Dr. Marcus Bach

Profession: American Authority on the World's Religions and Inter-cultural Relations

Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.

Author: Jim Backus

Profession: American Actor

If at first you don't succeed, try to hide your astonishment.

Author: Harry F. Banks


Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.

Author: Bernard M. Baruch (1870-1965)

Profession: American Financier

Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.

Author: Vicki Baum (1888-1960)

Profession: American Writer