The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.
A goal is a dream with a deadline.
Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
The Only Limit To Our Realization Of Tomorrow Will Be Our Doubts Of Today.
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Opportunities don't happen. You create them.
Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Try not to become a man of success, but rather become a man of value.
The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.
You know you are on the road to success if you would do your job, and not be paid for it.
If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.
Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.
Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Fall seven times and stand up eight.
It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.
All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.
I failed my way to success.
The pressures having grown up in this business can be really rough. And it is a testament to you that you have remained focused and NOT lost your mind.
Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things
Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.
People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The secret to success is to know something nobody else knows.
There is a powerful driving force inside every human being that, once unleashed, can make any vision, dream, or desire a reality.
Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.
Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.
If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.
The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.
Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.
Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called advertising.
Good ideas come from bad ideas, but only if there are enough of them.
A businessman is a hybrid between a dancer and a calculator.
The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.
Be content to act, and leave the talking to others.
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to meet it!
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.
One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.
Have the end in mind and every day make sure your working towards it
Never say no when a client asks for something, even if it is the moon. You can always try, and anyhow there is plenty of time afterwards to explain that it was not possible.
Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.
In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort.
I never did anything worth doing by accident, nor did any of my inventions come indirectly through accident, except the phonograph. No, when I have fully decided that a result is worth getting, I go about it, and make trial after trial, until it comes.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Expect the best. Prepare for the worst. Capitalize on what comes.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.
Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.
Poor people have big TV. Rich people have big library.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
What would you do if you weren't afraid?
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.
Business is a combination of war and sport.
I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
If you can't feed a team with two pizzas, it's too large
Don't be distracted by criticism. Remember - the only taste of success some people get is to take a bite out of you.
Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life; it's about what you inspire others to do.
When you're five years old, and you're running a business that people did not think there was room for, getting attention is not a bad thing. Letting it be known by whatever colorful language is necessary is not a bad thing.
The ones who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.
Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.
Stopping advertising to save money is like stopping your watch to save time.
Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better.
The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Don't be evil
You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you're not passionate enough from the start, you'll never stick it out.
Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.
I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.
In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity
Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress.
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