success quotes

Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.Walter Bagehot

The optimist underestimates how difficult it is to achieve real change, believing that anything is possible and it's possible now. Only by confronting head-on the reality that all progress is going to be obstructed by vested interests and corrupted by human venality can we create realistic programmes that actually have a chance of success.Julian Baggini

Socialists make the mistake of confusing individual worth with success. They believe you cannot allow people to succeed in case those who fail feel worthless.Kenneth Baker

I have never described the time I was in Doctor Who as anything except a kind of ecstatic success, but all the rest has been rather a muddle and a disappointment. Compared to Doctor Who, it has been an outrageous failure really - it's so boring.Tom Baker

I am a one success man.Tom Baker

I thought that when you have more success that you'd feel more buoyed or feel more confident. But in fact my brain has the gift of switching it around and saying, 'Now people are expecting something. Now you're really going to let people down.'Maria Bamford

My dear husband, Richard, has been the driving force behind my success and rise to whatever level I am now. My story and legacy is incomplete without his mention.Joyce Banda

It's the thing that you do well that brings you to prominence. The very thing that brings you to success can also be like a curse, because then people think that's all you can do.Christine Baranski

There is no middle ground in Hollywood; you're a failure or you're a success. That mentality is wild.Javier Bardem

Sometimes success comes in ways you don't expect.Ben Barnes

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.Ethel Barrymore

I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work. There really is no substitute for working hard.Maria Bartiromo

It's hard for a man to live with a successful woman - they seem to resent you so much. Very few men are generous enough to accept success in their women.Shirley Bassey

Throughout my 20s I spent a lot of time just playing and not really working, but fortunately for me I continued to get just enough work, and have a reason to wake up in the morning. I really empathize with some of my peers who had success in the early years then it dries up, and so there's no reason to get up in the morning.Jason Bateman

Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.Vicki Baum

A woman who is loved always has success.Vicki Baum

Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.Vicki Baum

In a sense, a hit belongs to the person who made it popular, but if a tune is good enough to attain tremendous success, then it certainly deserves more than one version, one treatment, one approach.Les Baxter

I go out there to win. People don't care if you die in this business. The only way I get back is with success.Michael Bay

Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead.Evan Bayh