success quotes

The historical basis for the gap between the black middle class and underclass shows that ending discrimination, by itself, would not eradicate black poverty and dysfunction. We also need intervention to promulgate a middle-class ethic of success among the poor, while expanding opportunities for economic betterment.Henry Louis Gates

I thought I'd be a success even back in the mailroom at William Morris.David Geffen

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.Jean Genet

My unanticipated success as a sportscaster is a perfect example of the importance of saying yes to yourself, even when you are uncertain.Phyllis George

If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up.Lou Gerstner

If you can feed your family, give them an education, then you are a success.Jami Gertz

I hate to be a failure. I hate and regret the failure of my marriages. I would gladly give all my millions for just one lasting marital success.J. Paul Getty

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

Even my older brothers' early success 10 years ago didn't change me since there was such an age difference.Andy Gibb

The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football.David Gill

There are moments when television systems are young and haven't formed properly, and there's room for lots of original stuff. Then things become more and more top-heavy with executives who are trying to guarantee the success of things.Terry Gilliam

People who make money often make mistakes, and even have major setbacks, but they believe they will eventually prosper, and they see every setback as a lesson to be applied in their move towards success.Jerry Gillies

I know publishing now more as an author than with occasional peaks inside those elite offices than as an industry insider. It was difficult publishing a novel the first time around, while working behind the scenes, knowing all that has to happen to make a book a success and to still make the leap as an author.Jennifer Gilmore

As a label, you have to treat every group and every record as a unique entity. I think that that has been our success, rather than relying upon a fan base.Greg Ginn

Success requires first expending ten units of effort to produce one unit of results. Your momentum will then produce ten units of results with each unit of effort.Charles J. Givens

Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.Charles J. Givens

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.Arnold H. Glasow

And I, uh, I wonder how anybody can think his personality changes with his success. I've had quite a bit of success but I feel that I'm just the same person as I always was.Rube Goldberg

I think the idea that you know who your inner self is on a daily basis, because... you know. What's good for you 25 years ago may not be good for you now. So, to keep in touch with that, I think that's the first ingredient for success. Because if you're a successful human being, everything else is gravy, I think.Whoopi Goldberg

I love kite surfing and mountain bike riding. It's kind of interesting; my kite surfing ability has probably deteriorated with the rate of Kaggle's success.Anthony Goldbloom