I think President Bush tried to step up on Social Security even though the polls showed that was unpopular. He has not been successful and backed off, but I admire people who take on big problems.
We simply have to become more competitive as a state if we’re going to be successful in creating jobs, bringing capital investment and raising income levels here in South Carolina.
A man may be a tough, concentrated, successful money-maker and never contribute to his country anything more than a horrible example.
Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?”
I learned early on, having known the most handsome, successful, Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, Robert Taylor, don’t ever spend too much time looking in the mirror.
There are many highly successful businesses in the United States. There are also many highly paid executives. The policy is not to intermingle the two.
So, you know, I think that Democrats are being more successful in Congress and I’m really going to be proud of the role I will play tomorrow as ranking Democrat on the Intelligence Committee when this bill passes.
When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as to what they attribute their success to. It is usually the same: persistence, hard work and hiring good people.
After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful.
One of the things that’s clear to me from interviews that I’ve read is that the more popular successful jazz musicians had audiences above and beyond the music community.
I have no idea how to become successful in children’s tv programming today other than to say that whereever you find that rare animal being pursued, insert yourself into its environment; get in the door in any position and work from within.
Successful people make money. It’s not that people who make money become successful, but that successful people attract money. They bring success to what they do.
I think the ability to focus is a thread that runs through so-called successful people. And that’s something that can be developed. It can be self-taught.
Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor’s Guild in New York, I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career as a television commercial actress, obtaining my SAG card there.
Then he took me off Jeannie and he gave me Millie the Model. That was a big break for me. It wasn’t doing to well and somehow when I got on it became quite successful.
When you’re that successful, things have a momentum, and at a certain point you can’t really tell whether you have created the momentum or it’s creating you.
I became quite successful very young, and it was mainly because I was so enthusiastic and I just worked so hard at it.
A truly appreciative child will break, lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful gift within a matter of minutes.
I’m a big fan of huge populations of people, so you’d think with 300 million people in the country, you don’t even have to please 1% to be phenomenally successful.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young doctor. That would be a bore.
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one’s better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
You must be passionate, you must dedicate yourself, and you must be relentless in the pursuit of your goals. If you do, you will be successful.
I believe that people who don’t achieve anything in life are isolated and resent those that are successful.
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
I don’t think the process was successful and should be inspected closer. I am not afraid to say I am not familiar with the entire process, so before commenting further I would have to study the process more in depth.
To be successful you have to be lucky, or a little mad, or very talented, or find yourself in a rapid growth field.
The choice of personnel, perhaps the most important choice (because ‘people are policy’), never proceeds according to plan, but there have been some successful transitions that upheld high standards.
Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.
We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another.
To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.
If I can bring joy into the world, if I can get people to stop thinking about their pain for a moment, or the fact the tomorrow morning they’re going to get up and tell their boss off… then I’ll be successful.
At the same time, the Reagan Administration assured that the main elements of policymaking were in the hands of competent loyalists, thus assuring a successful launch and a highly successful first year.
And I tell you that’s one of the reasons why I didn’t have the friendships with the media, maybe like I could have. But I had to do what I had to do to make myself successful.
Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle: the more successful they are, the more money flows into their mutual fund. Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market averages or even to match their own past performance.
Guessing what the pitcher is going to throw is eighty percent of being a successful hitter. The other twenty percent is just execution.
Until you have learned to be tolerant with those who do not always agree with you, you will be neither successful nor happy.
So So Def has been one of the most successful and consistent labels in the game in the last 10 years.
A lot of people have this strategy where if they have a hard question they wait to ask it to the end of the interview because they think the person is going to walk out. But what they have to realize is, is that if the person walks out, they have a pretty successful story.
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.