Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.
“Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.”
“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.”
Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting.
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.
You can’t outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little side bets about the outcome of life. Either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don’t play at all. And if you don’t play you can’t win.
Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.
Your dreams are ballbusters; they’re not the yellow brick road.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
You can’t have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you.
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.
If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business because we’d be too cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.