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July 20th, 2002, 01:39 AM
Few Quotes about Success & Failure(From www.quoteland.com).

"Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view."

"Eighty percent of success is showing up."
-Woody Allen

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."
-Maya Angelou

"For many are called, but few are chosen."
-Matthew 22:14

"They never fail who die in a great cause."
-George Gordon Byron

"The important thing to recognize is that it takes a team, and the team ought to get credit for the wins and the losses. Successes have many fathers, failures have none."
-Philip Caldwell

"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone."
-Bill Cosby

"The thermometer of success is merely the jealousy of the malcontents."
-Salvador Dali

"Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it."
-Josephus Daniels

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

"To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is the meaning of success."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

"But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated."
-Ernest Hemingway

"The majority of men meet with failure because of their lack of persistence in creating new plans to take the place of those which fail."
-Napoleon Hill

"Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly."
-Robert Francis Kennedy

"It's not failure, but low aim is crime."

"Success is that old ABC -- ability, breaks, and courage."
-Charles Luckman

"No man succeeds without a good woman behind him. Wife or mother, if it is both, he is twice blessed indeed."
-Harold MacMillan, 1963

"It's not enough that I should succeed -- others should fail."
-David Merrick

"I concede!"
-Richard Milhous Nixon

"You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try."
-Beverly Sills

"The only time you don't fail is the last time you try anything -- and it works."
-William Strong

"Men are born to succeed, not to fail."
-Henry David Thoreau

"Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world."
-Lily Tomlin

"Success in almost any field depends more on energy and drive than it does on intelligence. This explains why we have so many stupid leaders."
-Sloan Wilson

"Nothing recedes like success."
-Walter Winchell

"Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure."
-George E. Woodberry

July 20th, 2002, 04:04 AM
Excellent !!

Good work. Keep it up.