Quotes on success


Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

~ Walter Anderson

A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.

~ Aristotle

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

~ Abraham Lincoln

There are no mistakes, no coincidences. All events are blessings given to us to learn from.

~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I do not wish to kill nor to be killed, but I can foresee circumstances in which these things would be by me unavoidable.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.

~ C. S. Lewis

It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.

~ Lord Acton

There is no power on earth that can neutralize the influence of a high, simple and useful life.

~ Booker T. Washington

A teacher affects eternity he can never tell, where his influence stops.

~ Henry Adams

...solitude is such a potential thing. We hear voices in solitude, we never hear in the hurry and turmoil of life we receive counsels and comforts, we get under no other condition...

~ Amelia Barr

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