Quotes on success


It is common error to infer that things which are consecutive in order of time have necessarily the relation of cause and effect.

~ Jacob Bigelow

We expect others to act rationally even though we are irrational.

~ Scott Adams

Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.

~ Sophocles

There is one piece of advice, in a life of study, which I think no one will object to and that is, every now and then to be completely idle - to do nothing at all.

~ Sydney Smith

We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty.

~ Mother Theresa

Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done right.

~ Walt Disney

It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.

~ Aeschylus

The origin of every excuse is the failure to do something.

~ Andy Anderson

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. The opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.

~ Niels Henrik David Bohr

Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.

~ Clive Staples Lewis

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