The most important thing in life is not simply to capitalize on your gains. Any fool can do that. The important thing is to profit from your loses. That requires intelligence, and makes the difference between a man of sense and a fool.
The man who grasps an opportunity as it is paraded before him, nine times out of ten makes a success, but the man who makes his own opportunities is, barring an accident, a sure-fire success
All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember Don't try to saw sawdust.
Tell me what gives a man or woman their greatest pleasure and I'll tell you their philosophy of life.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
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