success

A Quote by André Maurois on day, marriage, and success

A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.

Andre Maurois (1885 - 1967)

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A Quote by An Wang on common sense, genius, and success

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

An Wang

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on success

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SUCCESS, n. The one unpardonable sin against one's fellows.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on politics and success

PUSH, n. One of the two things mainly conducive to success, especially in politics. The other is Pull.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on achievement, mediocrity, perseverance, success, and virtue

PERSEVERANCE, n. A lowly virtue whereby mediocrity achieves an inglorious success.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on defeat, kindness, reward, self-esteem, success, war, weapons, and words

LOGOMACHY, n. A war in which the weapons are words and the wounds punctures in the swim-bladder of self-esteem - a kind of contest in which, the vanquished being unconscious of defeat, the victor is denied the reward of success.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Alfred Pritchard Sloan, Jr. on concern, day, facts, jobs, mind, necessity, secrets, success, time, and work

The late Alfred P. Sloan, Ir., long-time executive of General Motors Corporation, had a fivepoint "secret of success." It was: 1. Get the facts. 2. Recognize the equities of all concerned. 3. Realize the necessity of doing a better job every day. 4. Keep an open mind. 5. Work hard.

Alfred Sloan (1875 - 1960)

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A Quote by Alexander Smith on accidents, failure, justice, and success

Failure and success are not accidents, but the strictest justice.

Alexander Smith (1830 - 1867)

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A Quote by Alexander Hamilton on character, democracy, enemies, fanaticism, hypocrisy, past, politics, popularity, principles, success, and truth

Perhaps myself the first, at some expense of popularity, to unfold the true character of Jefferson, it is too late for me to become his apologist. Nor can I have any disposition to do it. I admit that his politics are tinctured with fanaticism, that he is too much in earnest in his democracy, that he has been a mischievous enemy to the principle measures of our past administration, that he is crafty & persevering in his objects, that he is not scrupulous about the means of success, nor very mindful of truth, and that he is a contemptible hypocrite.

Alexander Hamilton (c.1756 - 1804)

Source: Letter to James A. Bayard, January 16, 1801

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A Quote by Alexander Graham Bell on men, mind, practicality, success, and thought

The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion. . . It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider - and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation - persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.

Alexander Graham Bell (1847 - 1922)

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