I worship individuals for their highest possibilities as individuals and I loathe humanity for its failure to live up to these possibilities.
The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.
It is too much to hope that I shall keep up my success. I don’t ask for that. All I shall do is my best – and hope.
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.
We can come to look upon the deaths of our enemies with as much regret as we feel for those of our friends, namely, when we miss their existence as witnesses to our success.
The road to success is always under construction.
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character.
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
What is courage? Courage is the willingness to risk failure…There is only one danger I find in life, and that, indeed, is a real one. You may take too many precautions.
Nobody adopts antisocial behavior unless they fear that they will fail if they remain on the social side of life.
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma – but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.
It is the individual who is not interested in his fellow men who has the greatest difficulties in life and provides the greatest injury to others. It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.
It is from among such individuals that all human failures spring.
All failures are so because they lack social interest.
All failures – neurotics, psychotics, criminals, drunkards, problem children, suicides, perverts, and prostitutes – are failures because they are lacking in social interest.
There’s really no secret to success. You make your own success.
It is possible to fail in many ways…while to succeed is possible only in one way.
No one who achieves success does so without acknowledging the help of others. The wise and confident acknowledge this help with gratitude.
The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion.
Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.