Posts Tagged ‘On Success’

Success is a finished book, a stack of pages each of which is filled with words.  If you reach that point, you have won a victory over yourself no less impressive than sailing single-handed around the world.
  —  Tom Clancy
[Found on a blog I follow: http://dshenai.wordpress.com/
The specific post is:  http://dshenai.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/tribute-to-tom-clancy-with-his-insightful-quotes/
Thanks Deo!  —  KMAB]
On This Day In:
2012 Lectio Auget Existentiae Meae
2011 Lied Lately?
2010 Born To Work At Faux News
Lost Again (Uh, Make That Still)
Qui Genus Humanum Ingenio Superavit
They’re Back… (Part 1)


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To laugh often and love much;
to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children;
to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty;
to find the best in others;
to give of one’s self;
to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation;
to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived
— this is to have succeeded.
     ―     Bessie Anderson Stanley
[Taken from one of the blogs I follow: http://dshenai.wordpress.com/
The specific post is at: http://dshenai.wordpress.com/2013/07/09/insightful-inspirational-quotes-about-life/
Please visit his site as he routinely has interesting posts about science, arts, history, etc…
The original post is one long sentence.  I have modified the format to make it appear more poetic (“greeting card”-ish).  I hope no one minds…   —  KMAB]
On This Day In:
2012 47%
2011 Conservative Values: Low And Lax
2010 A Non-Zero Sum Game
What If “c” Isn’t A Constant?
2009 Pictures from UCLA trip…

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Success is only the willingness to do something longer, harder, and better than anybody else.   Success is no magical thing, just a lot of damn hard work.

—  Paul Dickson
Defensive Tackle, Minnesota Vikings


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