Subject: Success

It’s a little like wrestling a gorilla; you don’t quit when you’re tired—you quit when the gorilla is tired.

(1913 – 1975) American actor

The road to success is always under construction.

(1929 – 2016) American golfer

Fame loses a little of its cache when you have to tell people that you have it.

(1975 – ) English comedian, actor & writer

Ability is what will get you to the top if the boss has no daughter.

The penalty for success is to be bored by the people who used to snub you.

(1879 – 1964) British politician

You’re not famous until my mother has heard of you.

(1950 – ) comedian & television host

At some time in the life cycle of virtually every organization, its ability to succeed in spite of itself runs out.

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that is the way to bet.

(1990 – 1946) newspaperman & writer

Performance is directly affected by the perversity of inanimate objects.

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

(1939 – ) comedian, actress, writer & producer

I’m throwing as hard as I ever did, but the ball is just not getting there as fast.

(1908 – 1989) American baseball player

The only thing that keeps this organization from being recognized as one of the finest in baseball is wins and losses at the major league level.

professional baseball player & executive

Some have greatness thrust upon them, but not lately.

(1902 – 1963) Danish actor

Success took me to her bosom like a maternal boa constrictor.

(1899 – 1973) English playwright, actor, composer, director & songwriter

The usual drawback to success is that it annoys one’s friends so.

(1881 – 1975) English writer & humorist

The theory seems to be that as long as a man is a failure he is one of God's children, but that as soon as he succeeds he is taken over by the Devil.

(1880 – 1956) journalist, essayist, editor & satirist

I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead.

(1969 – ) American actress, comedian, producer & writer

The Hollywood tradition I like best is called "sucking up to the stars."

(1925 – 2005) television host

My formula for success is rise early, work late, and strike oil.

(1892 – 1976) oil industrialist (once world’s richest man)

If you think you can, you’re right; and if you think you can’t, you’re right.

(1918 – 2001) American businesswoman & founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

No matter how great your triumphs or how tragic your defeats – approximately one billion Chinese couldn’t give a shit.

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