Success and Fame

"Nothing changes your opinion of a friend so surely as success - yours or his."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"There is only one success - to be able to spend your life in your own way."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The best way to become a successful writer is to read good writing, remember it, and then forget where you remember it from. "


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it."


Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent."

Joseph Roux
Joseph Roux "Meditations of a Parish Priest"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"What is success? It is a toy balloon among children armed with pins."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let us realize that the privilege to work is a gift, that power to work is a blessing, that love of work is success."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you."


Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The road to success is always under construction."


Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

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


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A bestseller was a book which somehow sold well simply because it was selling well."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros."


Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Be nice to people on the way up because you'll meet them on the way down."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline."


Rating: 5.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Ability can take you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Don't be irreplaceable - if you can't be replaced, you won't be promoted."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Success is blocked by concentrating on it and planning for it. Success is shy - it won't come out while you're watching."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies."


Rating: 7.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail."


Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Hollywood is a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for stars."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"If my theory of relativity is proven correct, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew. "


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Fame is a magnifying glass."


Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Great hopes make great man."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z ; X is work, Y is play, and Z is keeping your mouth shut."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"High achievements demand some other unusual qualification besides an unusual desire for high prizes."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."


Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let the dead have the immortality of fame, but the living the immortality of love."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."


Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"To refuse awards is another way of accepting them with more noise than is normal."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Success, n. The one unpardonable sin against one's fellows."

Ambrose Bierce
Ambrose Bierce "The Devil's Dictionary"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid; you must also be well-mannered."


Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result."


Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Daniel Deronda"

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Success is the child of audacity."

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "The Rise of Iskander"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Fame is the perfume of heroic deeds."


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I'm not a real movie star. I've still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"They did not know it was impossible, so they did it! "


Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I believe in the paradox of success through failure."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Try to become not a man of success, but try rather to become a man of value."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The price of greatness is responsibility."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)