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I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Bill Cosby

What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Bob Dylan

Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value.
Albert Einstein

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
T. S. Eliot

Failures are inevitable. Unfortunately, in film they live for ever and they're 40 ft wide and 20 ft high.
Harrison Ford

If you don't allow yourself the possibility of writing something very, very bad, it would be hard to write something very good.
Steven Galloway

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

God knows I've done enough crap in my life to grow a few flowers.
Dustin Hoffman

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

To achieve great things requires that we become great people.
Philip Humbert

It isn't easy to live after death. It takes a lifetime.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

The first condition of immortality is death.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible. Do not then be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.
Henry Ward Beecher

A writer should have another lifetime to see if he's appreciated.
Jorge Luis Borges

Any man who keeps working is not a failure. He may not be a great writer, but if he applies the old-fashioned virtues of hard, constant labor, he'll eventually make some kind of career for himself as writer.
Ray Bradbury

Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the yard and shot it.
Truman Capote

Writing a book is a adventure. To begin with it is a toy and amusement. Then it becomes a mistress, then it becomes a master, then it becomes a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster and fling him out to the public.
Winston Churchill

There is a special sadness in achievement, in the knowledge that a long-desired goal has been attained at last, and that life must now be shaped toward new ends.
Arthur C. Clarke

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

I'm very proud of my flops, as much as of my successes.
Francis Ford Coppola