Success and Fame

"There is in the worst of fortune the best of chances for a happy change."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The great victories are never won in the first blow."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win."

Rating: 8.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A sign of a celebrity is often that his name is worth more than his services."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you've got it made."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can't lose."

Rating: 9.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom."

Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a mouse."

Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Be nice to people on your way up, because you're going to meet them all on your way down."

Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up."

Rating: 6.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Opportunity knocks only once."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early."

Anthony Trollope
Anthony Trollope "Orley Farm"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success."

Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will."

Rating: 8.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Action is the foundational key to all success."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A winner loses more often than losers."

Rating: 7.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Be nice to people on your way up because you'll need them on your way down."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind. Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"There's no secret about success. Did you ever know a successful man who didn't tell you about it?"

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is a progress. Working together is a success."

Rating: 4.29 (Number of Voters: 7)

"If you're a champion, you have to have it in your heart."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no substitute for victory."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"People will listen a great deal more patiently while you explain your mistakes than when you explain your successes."

Rating: 2.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The only way to be number one is to be number one."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The penalty of success is to be bored by the attentions of people who formerly snubbed you."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To want fame is to prefer dying scorned than forgotten."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every one is the architect of his own fortune."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is no top. There are always further heights to reach."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A quitter never wins, and a winner never quits."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful."

Rating: 6.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing much happens without a dream. For something really great to happen, it takes a really great dream."

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"It is never too late to be what you might have been."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do."

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A project is complete when it starts working for you, rather than you working for it."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)